Category Palestine-Israel conflict

Taking a stand for justice in Palestine

  I wrote the following article back in 2000 during the Second Intifada. I try to provide some historical background to the conflict then, and not much really has changed. Except the body counts. The video here was my impromptu public address just before Obama took office for his first term. Again, not much has […]

Context needed for reference to 1929 Hebron massacre 

(Originally appeared 11/09/10, The Nation, letters section) It saddens and surprises me that an editor of The Nation writing about the Arab-Israeli conflict ( has failed to provide the proper context for an important story. Christopher Hayes states, “In 1929 Arab rioters killed sixty-seven of the small number of Jewish residents of the city (several […]