Tag: Palestine

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Enters Uncharted Territory

On Tuesday, the UN Security Council failed to pass a resolution on Palestinian statehood. Wednesday the Palestinian Authority moved to join the International Criminal Court. Thus begins a chain of events that…
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My lovely and uneventful week in Jerusalem

As a journalist and student of international affairs, I find it's hard to write about Israel-Palestine without writing about the plight of the Palestinians. As a tourist visiting my wife's…
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Separation Wall Anxiety: ‘5 Broken Cameras’ Review

[caption id="attachment_778" align="alignleft" width="300"] A poster for "5 Broken Cameras" at a theater in Ramallah in the West Bank. Photo credit: Reuters[/caption] Inspired by the upcoming Academy Awards, the New…
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The Jewish Jihadi

On September 25, a former Zionist Professional of the Year fasted and reflected, as Judaism prescribes for the observant on Yom Kippur. She was in good company, as on other…
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In Search of Justice: From the Central Park Five to Gaza

On November 24, 2012, I attended a screening of lauded documentarian Ken Burns’s latest, The Central Park Five. The film recounts the story of five black teenaged boys falsely accused…
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