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Photo of the Week: An ugly separation

Photo credit: Roger LeMoyne
Date taken: December 16, 2003
Location: Abu Dis, West Bank, Palestine

A Palestinian woman looks up at a camera erected atop Israel’s separation wall as it cuts through the Palestinian town of Abu Dis just outside of Jerusalem. 122 more words

Photo Of The Week

We cannot liberate Palestine with colonized minds

The inability — or unwillingness — of both the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority and the Hamas-led administration in Gaza to provide a relatively acceptable example of good governance based on giving ordinary people a say in decisions that affect them means that serious soul-searching is required among those holding leadership positions in Palestine. 898 more words

Israel

Why Israel is not an apartheid state

Below is a speech given by JMA’s Judi Wolder to Vineyard Journeys Toastmasters club, Orange County, California.

Mr Toastmaster, fellow toastmasters, guests, I have just returned from a trip to Israel. 991 more words

Opinion

One Office, Two Gyms

It is inevitable that there will be rich and poor in this fallen world (read “One World, Two Lives”). But when the rich sees the poor with disdain and treats them as a disposable breed, the conscience of fallenness has reached its nadir. 573 more words

Social

I don't remember...

I don’t remember my hero. The hero of Cedar street. He is quite forgotten in my tapestry of life. The stories squashed and hidden as so who knows if this forgotten memory, this forgotten hero, this forgotten man is real or imagined. 278 more words

District 6: The Pain Lives On

When the apartheid government evicted people in District six in Cape Town 1965 by force, many were forced to live in unpleasing conditions. The evictions were done because the area was then declared a “whites only” zone. 569 more words

Africa

Thanks to Stephen Harper, ‘Canada no good!’

Walking through the old city of Nablus in the West Bank recently, I encountered a Palestinian man who worked as a tailor in the small store situated in his family’s home. 1,452 more words

Palestine