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Ir Amim

Reflections on Jerusalem Day in an Impoverished, Extremist, and Divided City

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

Over time, Jerusalem has become the symbol of the Israeli "having it all" illusion. The attempt to "have our cake and eat it too" has no future and relegates the city to a chaotic state of uncertainty.

VOICES FROM JERUSALEM: The City and the Dogs: A Psychedelic Tour through Jerusalem's More Peculiar Districts

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

These murals present a reality that is imaginary, illusory, and utterly alienated from the treachery conducted beneath and atop the very grounds of the holy basin of the Old City.

VOICES FROM JERUSALEM: What Is Behind Jerusalem's First Master Plan Since 1967?

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

Today, 42 years since the annexation of East Jerusalem, it seems that the future of Palestinian Jerusalemites is gloomier than ever, and that their pathways of existence are narrowing.

VOICES FROM JERUSALEM: Obama: From Your Mouth to Jerusalem's Ears

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

Two states. An end to settlement construction. The fate of Jerusalem. If we look, there are some noteworthy agreements about them.

Jerusalem: City of Walls

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

Jerusalem needs leadership that will build a city in which both nations can live in dignity, a city which honors and protects the three religions and two national narratives within it.