Tags » Israel-Palestine

Crossing Qalandia

The distance from Jerusalem to Ramallah is of 20km. The Arab bus station is located in front of Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City. The 219 bus to Ramallah departs from the Northern block of the station. 741 more words

Travel Diary

How much did the Israeli war really cost?

Swetha Meenal argues about the various visible and hidden costs of the Israeli war through an effort to link the economic impacts of the war to every violation of a constitutional right. 1,902 more words

Politics And Institutions

Ronit Elkabetz R.I.P.

She died today, at age 51. Cancer. I was shocked, as I had no idea. She was Israel’s leading actress, well-known in France, and one of my favorites (of any nationality). 606 more words


Sustainable Security and Sacred Values

There are a number of pressing global problems that we need to address in order to attain sustainable security, such as climate change, increasingly scarce resources, and the surge of violence by globally interconnected non-state actors. 1,757 more words


Book about killing gentile children becomes bestseller in Israel

Posted by EU Times on Nov 11th, 2009

JERUSALEM – A Jewish rabbi has issued a book giving Jews permission to murder non-Jews, including babies and children, who may pose an actual or potential threat to Jews or Israel. 572 more words


map #2: Renaming Landscape

Azaryahu, Maoz, and Arnon Golan. “(Re) naming the landscape: The formation of the Hebrew map of Israel 1949–1960.” Journal of Historical Geography 27.2 (2001): 178-195. 197 more words

First Encounter

It was the spring of 2014 and together with a friend I was planning my summer holidays. To Israel. With my interest in Jewish culture and history I had always wanted to visit the place but somehow never really got around to put that idea into practice. 540 more words

Travel Diary