Chaker Khazaal, who was awarded Esquire Man of the Year in November 2015, is a former Palestinian refugee who moved to Canada to pursue an education.
Think of what, for example, Cambodia, Rwanda, and Mali could learn from each other in deploying culture to help recovery from conflict. These countries all understand the value of culture in fostering peace, harmony, and economic development.
A still from "Live, Love, Refugee" a photography exhibit by Omar Imam I'll admit I'm treading a narrow path between love and hate ...
Sayed Kashua, left, and his TV alter-ego Kateb, played by Yousef Sweid, in a still from The Writer Ask me who my favorite contemporary writer is, an...
The performances by four of the five remaining presidential candidates at AIPAC's policy conference made this a perfectly strange and unsettling week in Washington.
It's not that Trump is just dangerously ignorant about foreign policy. It's that his witlessness is lathered with an unprecedented degree of narcissistic prejudice and unbalanced hubris.
At a time when politicians and public figures have proposed interning Muslims, it is all the more troubling that the UC Regents are using a statement against intolerance as an attempt to keep UC campuses free of debate critical of Israeli policies regardless of the threats it poses to First Amendment Rights and scholarship.
The resolution, should it be enacted, serves little more than to squelch the open exchange of ideas among scholars in Israel and other countries.
Like many across the globe, I am concerned that Israeli democracy is in jeopardy and that the failure to resolve the conflict between Israel and Palestine has created an untenable human rights crisis that threatens both Palestine and Israel.
Today marks 13 years since American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by the Israeli military in the Palestinian city of Rafah.
To celebrate my final year at the University of Florida and final college spring break, I decided to enroll in a program with Volunteers for Israel.
In the midst of the ongoing conflict in Gaza, which escalated over the weekend, an improbable and heartwarming story is unfolding. In a leap of faith, a couple living within the volatile region is putting their future into the hands of people they've never even met--all in the name of love.
Envision a peaceful Middle East, where instead of fear and disorder, there is thriving commerce, resulting in prosperity and jobs. Picture Jerusalem -- a city that holds immense spiritual significance for Christians, Jews, and Muslims -- flourishing.
This summer, Congress passed a trade bill that, for the first time, formally defines "Israel" as including Arab territories that are recognized by the international community as under foreign belligerent occupation.
Trudeau has crossed the aisle to back a conservative motion condemning BDS as well as any Canadians who support the movement. Once again, currying favor with the State of Israel has created a set of strange bedfellows.
America is practically bankrupt, yet Israel remains a multi-billion dollar dependent. The U.S. can't afford to continue subsidizing well-off nations, no matter how friendly. And Israel, which spends heavily both to expand state regulation and occupy Palestinian lands, doesn't need American support.