In late February of 1990, just two weeks after being released from prison, Nelson Mandela met with Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasir Arafat. Afterwards Mandela spoke publicly of his affinity with the Palestinian people and his support for their struggle.
We believe that this agreement opens the way for a new era in the Holy Land, one based on mutual respect. We hope and believe that peace and prosperity will ensue.
This conviction is what spurred me, as an Egyptian, to climb down from the ivory tower of the outside spectator and to engage directly with Palestinians and Israelis, despite the mainstream hostility towards such encounters in the Arab world and Israel alike.
Mohammed Dajani teaches about the Holocaust to Palestinians although he insists it is impossible to do so.
The Family tells the true story of how Laskin's family of Torah scribes and humble shopkeepers split into three branches at the turn of the last century.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants negotiations with the Palestinians to continue for decades to come. But the Palestinian leadership would be foolish to go along with this charade.
While the deal may still be unproven in curbing an Iranian nuclear bomb, will it prove more effective in bringing closer a new Iranian revolution or at least evolution?
I wish the non-violent movement in Syria had succeeded in displacing Assad. I wish that this struggle against a dictator had not devolved into a bloody civil war and a transnational conflict. I have my doubts about what will come out of the current struggle. But I also resist the narrative of the Syrian war as simply a magnet for extremists.
I was on a dual-narrative tour, which offered a unique perspective into the everyday lives of Palestinians in Hebron. Both my Jewish and Muslim guide had half the day to share their city and their stories.
France has always been a country that cares first and foremost about itself, which is normal, but sometimes it is so calculating that it comes across ...
Hebron, with the Tomb of Abraham -- so revered by both Jews and Muslims -- is the place where I feel the most tension in the West Bank. Jews expect ac...
Now, Open Zion, the "New Conversation about Israel, Palestine, and the Jewish Future", has abruptly been concluded while still in utero without much of a conclusion.
Peace After Marriage is not one of those serious, deeply absorbing films that, while important, can also be quite a commitment to watch. Instead, Albuliwi works best in light, romantic comedy tones and helps his cause with great humor.
As the story unfolded, I wanted to leave the room. I had begun to cry and as a father, couldn't take any more. I was in the chair directly next to the man so I felt obligated to stay where I was.
Inhabitants of a Palestinian village were told in the late 1930s that the British High Commissioner for Palestine wanted to visit them. As news of th...