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Entries by Mira Sucharov from 02/2012

It Lifta'd My Spirits

| Posted 02.19.2012 | Canada

Recently the Jerusalem District Court issued a long-awaited ruling: What remains of Lifta, the last undestroyed Palestinian village, will stay untouched. It was on a visit last June to Lifta where I encountered a random mix of individuals, one that represented to me the fissures of conflict while revealing some possible compromises.

Debating a Man's Life in 140 Character or Less

| Posted 02.26.2012 | Canada

As Khader Adnan, the Palestinian prisoner held in Israeli administrative detention, ends his 66-day hunger strike, the conversation during these last few days (especially on Twitter) was made all the more tense by the fact that Adnan's death seemed imminent.