Category Archives: Gaza

VIDEO | “Who Is My Neighbor?” — How Compassion Plays Out in the Land of the Bible

Crises like the coronavirus pandemic tend to lay bare the fault-lines within human societies — sometimes fractures normally hidden just beneath the surface but just as often gaping chasms that should have been unmistakable to anyone paying attention. It’s certainly … Continue reading

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Guide ends years-long hiatus to show you the sights…

…of Gaza And, no — it’s not me. And, you can’t go there on your own, because the Israeli authorities (aided, alas, by Egypt) completely forbid the entry of tourists, one of the lesser-known facets of their perverse siege of … Continue reading

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Friday LIVESTREAM: “Reframing the Discourse on Israel/Palestine”

Friday April 5th is an opportunity to learn and be challenged via a major symposium — hosted by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, chaired by award-winning journalist Sandy Tolan, and assembling a wide-ranging slate of scholars, journalists … Continue reading

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Why Ending All U.S. Aid to the Palestinians Is a Bad Idea

In an opinion piece published on the NPR web-site, a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, joined by a fellow expert in international relations, try lending some nuance to the issue of U.S. aid — humanitarian, development, and security assistance — … Continue reading

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The Three Percent Solution: Israel’s Formula for Slow-Motion Genocide

The above title, and this introductory paragraph—admittedly provocative and brimming with rhetoric—are both mine (tp): Guilty as charged. The stories that follow, however, reflect the work of award-winning journalist and author Sandy Tolan, one of the few voices being given … Continue reading

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Palestine’s Joan of Arc, the Gaza Shooting Gallery & the Stupidity of Occupation

A Song is Born by URI AVNERY / 06 APR 2018 A FRIEND from overseas sent me the recording of a song. An Arab song, with a soft Arab melody, sung by an Arab girls’ choir, accompanied by a flute. … Continue reading

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VIDEO | Doctor Whose Daughters Died in Gaza Still Fights Against the Contagion of Hate

It’s been almost 10 years ago now, but some of you may remember Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish — if not the name, then at least the horrendous story of how his family was decimated in a matter of seconds during Israel’s … Continue reading

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