Regardless of what one thinks about J Street's conduct during the war, the promulgation of this line is a threat to any future pragmatic effort to move U.S. policy on Israel-Palestine in a progressive direction in any future that we can see.
She does not try to sugarcoat Palestinian life, nor does she attempt to show the entire Palestinian history in a single film, but gives a glimpse at some elements of Palestinian life.
Were the PA to join the ICC and initiate a case against Israel, it would be adhering to a strategy long advocated for by Palestinian civil society to use mechanisms of popular pressure -- legal action, boycotts, protests -- to advance national aims.
Jerusalem isn't always an easy city. But to be sat outside at night, near the Old City, listening to music and singing, the sounds washed over me, cleared me, and made me feel lighter.
There is no other place in the world, where basic human rights are so violated, as Palestine. For many people around the globe the problem has ended the moment two sides signed a peace agreement. Not for the Palestinians.
Palestinian soccer clubs and non-governmental organizations have called on European soccer governor UEFA to this week shy away from awarding Israel the right to host the 2020 UEFA European Championship.
The Christian Iraqi children are the latest casualties of the fluid terror led by the Islamic State militants also known as ISIS -- children whose final memories of home are heavily armed men raiding their neighborhoods and schools.
Among the greatest of teachers, I personally hold Amos Gitai in a top position. His work -- such as his latest masterpiece Tsili -- is insightful, groundbreaking, thought-provoking, strong, full of emotions and always entertaining. The best example of cinema with a conscience.
President Obama has announced a strategy for fighting ISIS that, in many respects, is at odds with the interests of the allies in the Middle East whose support he is seeking. Trying to keep his allies happy and in line with the new ISIS battle has trapped the U.S. in a policy full of contradictions.
The individual stories are tragically too many to recount in one short article. Those lucky enough to survive this latest assault on Gaza have returned to rubble; the loss of loved ones compounded by the destruction of homes, family heirlooms, photographs and memories. Israel has the power to put an end to its occupation of Palestinian land. Only then can Palestinians and Israelis live side by side in peace and security.
Many are wondering and questioning whether Abbas will carry out this threats and where he found the courage to stand up to Israel, Hamas and his own Fateh movement.
A recent collaboration between fashion house, Miu Miu, and artist, Miranda July was the perfect embodiment of how to execute a spectacular artist/brand partnership and why it's important to do so.
Some might think that Hamas is very busy with the post-battle reconstruction of Gaza these days. Regretfully, most signs imply otherwise. Hamas is alr...
There is no ethnicity to suffering. The more we delay this understanding, the more we delay peacemaking and democratic state building. No one wins.
This story is not meant to underplay the heartbreaking violence. It is not pro-or-con-anything. Its purpose is simply to show a glimpse of love and possible peace in the region. It is also important to note that this is only one of many uplifting stories I was able to find.
The entrancing chords of Coldplay's, Viva La Vida warmed the hall at Camp Brotherhood, a retreat center on the slopes of Mount Vernon, Washington. Thr...