Coinciding with last weekend’s 75th anniversary of the “Kristallnacht” pogrom by the Nazis, several institutions in Berlin, including the Jewish Museum, organized an “International Conference on Current Phenomena of Antisemitism in Europe.” Given that the focus of the conference was supposedly on “current” manifestations of antisemitism in Europe, it was… 1,773 more words
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Electronic Intifada, 6 November 2013
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In 2003, Hassan Hourani, a rising star of Palestinian art, drowned in the sea off Jaffa, aged just 29. Having trained in Baghdad, exhibited across the Middle East as well as in South Korea and the United States and lived in Palestine and New York, he had returned to Ramallah in the occupied West Bank and made a brief trip to Jaffa in present-day Israel with his nephew and friends.