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Letter to Mr. Netanyahu

This is a guest post by Carol J. Cannon, of Goleta, California. Carol J. Cannon is a mother of five and a grandmother of nine. 481 more words

Politics

Watch the rebirth of a river in Israel!

The Negev desert in Israel is full of Biblical history as told in this inspiring video.

The second video shows how the dried beds of the river Zin in the Negev is being filled with fresh water pouring down from the mountains, a remarkable re-birth of this river after years of drought. 52 more words

MIDDLE EAST

The power of dual identity

There we were. At first glance we looked like any other foreign group that traipses through Bethlehem; either making pilgrimage, or participating in conflict tourism, or some combination of the two. 738 more words

Going Underground: 'All of our mainstream media is tied into these interests'

‘Nafeez Ahmed, former Guardian contributor and currently crowdfunding Insurge, a new media platform, talks to Going Underground host Afshin Rattansi about the paper. Alan Rusbridger is stepping down as editor and will be moving to the Scott Trust which owns the… 285 more words

Current Affairs

The Bibi Bump Backfires

Even before U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress, Democrats, unlike Republicans and Independents, were divided in their opinions… 1,008 more words

Argument

President Obama actually threatened to shoot down Israeli war planes if they attacked Iran to stop its nuclear program

In a report that’s likely sending shockwaves through the region, Middle Eastern news agencies are picking up a Kuwaiti newspaper’s report that President Obama actually threatened to shoot down Israeli war planes if they attacked Iran to stop its nuclear program. 263 more words

Politics

Planting Olive Trees with Rabbis for Human Rights

A few weeks ago, Noah and I went to a Palestinian village in the West Bank called Kusra to plant olive trees. Kusra is in close proximity to two settlements: Esh Kodesh to the west and Migdalim to the east. 435 more words

Travel