Co-authored by Rev. Ilkka Sipilainen Albin Hillert, Communication Officer at the World Council of Churches We two theologians, Rev. Dr. Grac...
Too often, the conflict is reduced to a "war of perception" in which politicians, journalists, and activists present compelling evidence supporting their beliefs while omitting equally compelling evidence to the contrary.
With the planned addition of another 212 kilometers to the wall and the ongoing enforcement of severe isolation policies, how will the Palestinian people ever be expected to rise out of poverty? The answer is social entrepreneurship.
Israel must cease its bullying, stealing land and enforcing economic blockades. There can be no peace without a cessation of this state of apartheid.
The Palestinian children that appear on Google's auto-generated album cover trusted me when we were playing under the olive trees that October day in 2010. Not only did Google Photos break that trust, it missed the essence of that afternoon and the reason for my trip entirely.
In acknowledging an entity's statehood, governments open the doors to treaty relations, trade, foreign aid, and, potentially, membership in the United Nations.
When I watch a film like Dégradé, I'm glad that I'm not a critic. The way I see it, a film critic will look at a cinematic work of art as just ...
"We are not buildings artists; we are buildings leaders in society." These stirring words of Juliano Mer Khamis, the charismatic founder of The Freedo...
Israel is sizzling in the aftermath of a dramatic and violent videotaped encounter between a Palestinian stabber and the Israeli soldier who killed him.
On a recent visit to the West Bank, I met with presidents, professors, and students from eight local universities to talk about the challenges Palesti...
A new report analyzing Palestinian internet and social media usage found that since last October, the number of arrests Israel has made based on social media activity has more than doubled.
No matter how he adjusts his views after leaving office, Obama will never save his legacy in the Middle East and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict if he does not recognize a Palestinian state while he still has the power to do so.
It has been proven true over the years that victors write the history. Nowhere is this fact more obvious than in Jerusalem, where some Israelis are trying unsuccessfully to rewrite centuries-old history.
The biggest argument I hear on Twitter for why we should automatically vote for Hillary Clinton is that she is the most experienced candidate. But what do credentials matter when you are lacking in judgement? Credentials are fine, but credentials do not illustrate a person's behavior, attitude, or ability to perform.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rhetoric and policies denying Palestinians freedom and equal rights have long buoyed some Israelis' anti-Palestinian hate.
You can only fight a war you believe in. Even if it isn't for ideals, it must be on some level worth your individualistic need and time. What if we could strive for peace using the same narrative? What if we could all believe that working for peace somehow was worth our individualistic need and time?