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Tribal Customary Law in Jordan: Sign of a weak state or opportunity for legal pluralism?
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
YPFP Fellowship Program
Strict Bedouin legal codes often overpower civil law in Jordan, drawing the state's most basic sovereignty into question.
Why Did They Ban Teen Fiction--'My Enemy, My Brother'--in 1983?
Writer, journalist, blogger
An eye-catching exhibit during Banned Book Week 2015 resurrects the history of a 1983 book-banning in Tucson, AZ.
May 1945:"The English Patient" and the Many Wounds, and Warnings of War
When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored the film adaptation with nine Oscars, I was about to turn 50 -- and I was forever smitten with Juliette Binoche and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Travel Photography in Morocco: How to Capture a Sense of Light, Place -- And Maybe Even a Wife
Happily at large in a big world
When you travel, it is important to time and adapt your itinerary to light and place, emphasizing more on the right kind of photography in a specific place at the right time of day than on simply layering photography as a pastime over a standard tour.
Two Jews, Many Obligations
Jewish Service Corps Fellow
In our increasingly interconnected world, all of humanity is tied together. My redemption is bound to the redemption of my neighbor of a different faith.
How to Begin After Prawer-Begin
Rabbi David Seidenberg
Creator, NeoHasid.org; author, Kabbalah and Ecology:God's Imag...
Now that the Prawer-Begin Plan is dead, it's time to look at how we got here. Why are there so many unrecognized Bedouin villages? Did they spring up not only carelessly but nefariously, as many supporters of the Prawer-Begin Plan maintained?
Hot Israelis and Lawrence of Arabia's Bedouins
World traveler and founder, 'ManAboutWorld'
There is no denying Tel Aviv is the Middle East's shining beacon of gay acceptance. And while Jordan doesn't exactly wave a rainbow flag to attract gay visitors, it is one of the most friendly to queer travelers in the Muslim world.
Qatar: The New Center of the Universe?
Author, 'The Lost River'
Qatar is aspiring to be the hub that spokes to the world, with its vast investments, its satellite television network, Al Jazeera, among the most watched in the world, and its global philanthropy.
Some Things Never Change: The Prawer Plan and the Legacy of the Nakba
Rabbi Alissa Wise
Director of Campaigns, Jewish Voice for Peace
The displacement of the Bedouin population of the Negev is a moral crisis that is part and parcel of the moral crisis that has existed since before 1948, within and over the Green Line.
Bedouin: Israeli Citizens, Not Illegal Squatters
Director of Israel Programs,T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Huma...
As a nation of people that know all too well what it means to be an oppressed minority, Israel has a moral obligation to protect the most vulnerable within its midst.
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Mad in Love, or Just Mad?
Rym Tina Ghazal
Award winning Senior journalist, Published author, psychologis...
There is a widespread perception that Arab and Muslim men in general are all poetic mad lovers. But then, once they actually marry, they become "practical husbands," with certain expectations of what the wife should be like.
Keeping Travel Plans After a Terrorist Attack
You can stay home and run the risk of car accidents, smoke inhalation, or pneumonia, or you can travel and risk plane crashes and terrorist activity -- which you also risk at home.
Eyewitness Account of the destruction of al-Araqib
Writer, Eastern Mediterranean Correspondent, Monocle
In the early hours of 10 August, Israeli forces destroyed -- for the third time -- the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the northern Negev desert. Here is my first hand account of that systematic demolition.
VIDEO: Israeli Destruction of Bedouin Village
Worked on Capitol Hill for Democratic Senators and House membe...
Israel: We Choose Trees
Well, Israel finally did it. We finally managed to actually remove an illegal settlement. Oops! Looks like the inhabitants aren't Jewish settlers... They're Bedouins! In the Negev!
A Shepherd's Journey: the story of Israel's first bedouin diplomat
Founder, craigslist and craigconnects.org
In Saudi Arabia, Praying (and Working) for Prosperity
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