Category Archives: israel

If I Were An Israeli…

Just before Ehud Barak was elected Prime Minister of Israel, he was asked by Haaretz journalist Gideon Levy what he would do had he been born Palestinian. Barak replied frankly: “I would join a terror organization.”

Gaza and the Road to Israel’s February Election

“It was too much, I’m glad we’re attacking,” a cab driver told me Sunday, then complaining about Russia’s call for peace by referencing Georgia. “[The war’s] no good, but it’s scary, a rocket hit the house next to mine,” a girl on the train said to me about Beersheeva.

Israel in Gaza: Interview With Ahron Bregman

“What can you say about the latest Israeli assault against Hamas? Do you think that the Olmert government would like to send a signal to the Obama administration?”

How to Win Friends and Influence People According to Nagla Al-Imam

How can she advance human rights (which include the safety and well-being of all women) while claiming that Israeli women aren’t entitled to the same safety she wants Palestinian women to have?

Letter to Barack Obama from an Arab-American Democrat: On Rahm Emanuel and More

I saw Arab-Americans young and old volunteer their time. They donated money like many other Americans who responded to your message of hope.

Everything is Connected: A Review

Barenboim routinely condemns the excesses of the Israeli occupation and is interested in nurturing musical talents amongst Arabs as well as Jews.