Category Archives: Journalism

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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Uri Avnery, Longtime Israeli Peace Activist, Dies at 94

It was a Friday evening ritual for me, for years: pulling up the Gush Shalom web-site to partake of Uri Avnery’s weekly offering, each one providing some unique window into Israeli life, society, culture, politics or history– and especially issues of … Continue reading

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Baptist group to ‘wage peace’ in Palestine

From the patio outside my flat, the steeple of his church, Christmas Lutheran, punctuates the Bethlehem skyline: Mitri Raheb. Dr. Raheb is slated to be the keynote speaker for a Washington D.C.- area conference in early November entitled “Waging Peace … Continue reading

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Akiva Eldar: A Jewish-Israeli Voice Worth Listening To

In the final installment of his long-running Haaretz column, “Border Control”, journalist Akiva Eldar paints a nuanced picture of decent, peace-loving people — and there are many, both Israeli and Palestinian — caught together in the pernicious web of The … Continue reading

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