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Travel Photography in Morocco: How to Capture a Sense of Light, Place -- And Maybe Even a Wife

Ethan Gelber | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Ethan Gelber

When you travel, it is important to time and adapt your itinerary to light and place, emphasizing more on the right kind of photography in a specific place at the right time of day than on simply layering photography as a pastime over a standard tour.

Two Jews, Many Obligations

Erica Shaps | Posted 03.26.2014 | Religion
Erica Shaps

In our increasingly interconnected world, all of humanity is tied together. My redemption is bound to the redemption of my neighbor of a different faith.

How to Begin After Prawer-Begin

Rabbi David Seidenberg | Posted 02.17.2014 | Religion
Rabbi David Seidenberg

Now that the Prawer-Begin Plan is dead, it's time to look at how we got here. Why are there so many unrecognized Bedouin villages? Did they spring up not only carelessly but nefariously, as many supporters of the Prawer-Begin Plan maintained?

Hot Israelis and Lawrence of Arabia's Bedouins

Billy Kolber | Posted 12.25.2013 | Travel
Billy Kolber

There is no denying Tel Aviv is the Middle East's shining beacon of gay acceptance. And while Jordan doesn't exactly wave a rainbow flag to attract gay visitors, it is one of the most friendly to queer travelers in the Muslim world.

Qatar: The New Center of the Universe?

Richard Bangs | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Qatar is aspiring to be the hub that spokes to the world, with its vast investments, its satellite television network, Al Jazeera, among the most watched in the world, and its global philanthropy.

Some Things Never Change: The Prawer Plan and the Legacy of the Nakba

Rabbi Alissa Wise | Posted 08.14.2013 | World
Rabbi Alissa Wise

The displacement of the Bedouin population of the Negev is a moral crisis that is part and parcel of the moral crisis that has existed since before 1948, within and over the Green Line.

Bedouin: Israeli Citizens, Not Illegal Squatters

Joshua Bloom | Posted 12.24.2012 | Religion
Joshua Bloom

As a nation of people that know all too well what it means to be an oppressed minority, Israel has a moral obligation to protect the most vulnerable within its midst.

Mad in Love, or Just Mad?

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Rym Tina Ghazal

There is a widespread perception that Arab and Muslim men in general are all poetic mad lovers. But then, once they actually marry, they become "practical husbands," with certain expectations of what the wife should be like.

Gunmen Blow Up Terminal Of Egyptian Natural Gas Pipeline

AP | By ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Masked gunmen blew up a terminal of the Egyptian natural gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan in a predawn attack Tuesday, security of...

Keeping Travel Plans After a Terrorist Attack

Julia Schwarz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Julia Schwarz

You can stay home and run the risk of car accidents, smoke inhalation, or pneumonia, or you can travel and risk plane crashes and terrorist activity -- which you also risk at home.

Eyewitness Account of the destruction of al-Araqib

Joseph Dana | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph Dana

In the early hours of 10 August, Israeli forces destroyed -- for the third time -- the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the northern Negev desert. Here is my first hand account of that systematic demolition.

VIDEO: Israeli Destruction of Bedouin Village

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Professor Neve Gordon of Ben Gurion University in Israel witnessed the destruction of an Israeli Bedouin village earlier this week. Apparently, the...

Israel: We Choose Trees

Ami Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ami Kaufman

Well, Israel finally did it. We finally managed to actually remove an illegal settlement. Oops! Looks like the inhabitants aren't Jewish settlers... They're Bedouins! In the Negev!

A Shepherd's Journey: the story of Israel's first bedouin diplomat

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, Ishmael Khaldi helped host the Traveling Geeks when we visited Israel, a coupla years ago. We even visited his family and village. I recommend...