Photo Credit: Elle Jones Wearing a green army uniform, was something I thought I would never do. Living in a country I once knew but is now so forei...
Contrary to Prime Minister Netanyahu's assertion, the occupation erodes rather than buttresses Israel's national security and cannot be justified on either security or moral grounds.
Keeping your faith while studying in college is one of the biggest difficulties of being away from home.
Opposition to Palestine Advocacy Projects advertising reflects a common misunderstanding that criticism of Israel is driven by ideology and even anti-Semitism rather than legitimate concerns about the Israeli government's policies.
Saladin offers a window into the rich history and peacefulness of Islam. He is a model of how we should respond in moments of peril and fear. For Saladin, "Victory is changing the hearts of your opponents with gentleness and kindness."
Today, Palestinian and Israeli societies are like a codependent couple, locked in a self-destructive, mutually-reinforcing set of behaviors. If one of these individuals is the abuser, the other is the enabler. At this point, separation is the only way to end the dysfunction.
At the very heart of normalization is this mindset that peace is achieved through dialogue rather than through justice. Consequently, normalization has proven itself detrimental to the Palestinian cause, farcically parading an illusion of equal power dynamics between Palestinians and Israelis.
A group of Original Women of the Wall went to the Kotel to pray this morning in celebration of Hanukkah and the first time women prayed as a group to...
While Iranian leaders project that they are fighting ISIS, Iranian forces are not anywhere close to an ISIS stranglehold. Instead, they appear to be battling Syrian rebel groups, including the Free Syrian Army, to force them to retreat or prevent them from capturing more territories in Aleppo, Latakia and Damascus.
You won't believe what you can spot and learn on the streets of your city. Leave it to a tour guide like Guy Sharett to open your eyes to the world yo...
It is the season of lists: best movies, best books and on and on. Since I teach and write on globalization and international political economy, I thought I would continue a tradition I started several years ago of creating a different type of list: a geo-political-economic list -- a list of globalization's top five trends for the year.
Jerry Falwell Jr., current President of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, urged all students at the school's convocation on Friday, December ...
The Maccabee war of our time is happening now. It is a war over the values that will dominate our world. Only the connection between us, as one man with one heart, can put out the black fire of fundamentalist Islam threatening to overtake the world.
We need to separate from the Palestinians. Not for them, for us. But that separation needs to be based on strict security measures and take into account the worst case scenarios.
As a concerned Jewish student, the anti-Semitism and violence has to stop. But at the end of the day, we are all people and all lives matter, regardless of race, religion and beliefs. Violence worldwide has escalated recently and that needs to stop.
The Pretty series curated by Antonia Opiah of Un-Ruly and sponsored by Hairfinity, explores concepts and varied experiences of beauty by women of color across the world in an effortless and artistically inspiring way.