While watching the bereaved African-American mothers on the stage at the Democratic Convention, I thought just how much we mothers, who have lost children, have in common, regardless of color, creed or national identity.
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Republicans are calling their document the "strongest pro-Israel platform, ever", while Democrats are terming their language on Israel/Palestine the "most progressive, ever". In a sense, both are right. The problem is that I know Israeli peace activists who would seriously question the GOP claim and I know Palestinians who are deeply disappointed with the Democrats' final product.
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As a Christian, I believe we must support everyone living here in finding a peaceful end to the occupation, so that among many, many other things, there will be an end to the checkpoints stopping Palestinian Muslims from praying in al-Aqsa, and an end to the collective punishment of Palestinians.
The failure of the opposition to coalesce under a dynamic leadership and create a national movement to stop Netanyahu and demand peace now will put Israel's future in jeopardy.
The report that was recently released by the Middle East Quartet - comprised of the United States, Russia, the European Union, and the United Nations - is a welcome step. Perhaps most crucially, the report concludes with a pointed observation.
So, ironically, I wanted to give my thanks to David Horowitz and the agents of intelligence at the Freedom Center. They were able to give Students for Justice in Palestine and BDS a huge outside endorsement; awareness was raised with the efforts the Freedom Center by reiterating their own racism towards Palestinians and Muslims, the actual majority in the State of Israel.
Early Sunday morning, Israeli police forces stormed Al-Aqsa mosque, unleashing teargas, rubber bullets, and sound grenades on the worshippers.
Today, U.N Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon landed in Jerusalem for a final visit before the end of his term. During his 10-year stint as Secretary Gene...
Until now, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has offered some juicy -- and sometimes contradictory -- sound bites but no re...
At the heart of things it makes no difference whether we kneel and make the sign of the cross, prostrate ourselves times a day, light candles, chant mantras, sit cross-legged and meditate, or commune with nature.
When these two other attacks occurred, folks rushed to social media with words of support. It was cool and fashionable for people to show how distraught they were over those senseless acts of violence. The senseless act of violence the Israelis suffered, however, didn't catch on the same way.
The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement was launched in 2005 by representatives of Palestinian civil society.
It is important for us as women and queers who suffer personally from systems of oppression, to also fight against systems of oppression that we benefit from.
On Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed an Executive Order that would prevent New York state funds from going to institutions or companies that support the global nonviolent "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions" (BDS) movement.