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The Not-so-Holy Land

As our guides pointed out, the land of the Holy One is full of both ancient and living stones. The ancient stones tell vivid tales of village and city life in a distant past; they reveal the presence of Roman Emperors, Persian Sultans and other foreign powers who ruled in former days; they witness to the spiritual origins of Judaism and Christianity, and they testify to the arrival of Islam and the establishment of its holy sites. 1,368 more words

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal Is Alive Thanks to Jared Kushner - Bloomberg

His strategy of developing a relationship with the Saudi crown prince is a step in the right direction.


Baklava or Balawa is a sweet pastry made up of thin layers of unleavened filo dough and stuffed with nuts such as walnuts, peanuts, cashews, hazelnuts, almonds, or pistachios, and can also include a cream similar to pastry cream, or a mixture of bland, white, cheeses. 404 more words


Healthy Mexican-inspired Falafel Sandwich

Here’s why I love Instagram, you follow people for months, years or even a day or two and one day all the stars line up perfectly so that you meet and it’s like you’re old friends catching up over a cup of coffee. 906 more words


Fatah says Hamas is behind assassination attempt, "further escalating tensions between the rival factions"

Palestinian PM escapes assassination attempt in Gaza
by News Agencies
March 13, 2018

An explosion struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister Tuesday as he was making a rare visit to Gaza, in what his Fatah party called an assassination attempt it blamed on Gaza terrorists. 69 more words

Israel & Middle East

Cambridge University apologizes for censoring BDS event

University officials had threatened to cancel event on BDS unless Palestinian academic was replaced as chair.

By Shafik Mandhai | Al Jazeera | Mar 6, 2018… 252 more words


Refugee-led Humanitarianism in Lebanon’s Shatila Camp

Refugee-led humanitarian initiatives by ‘established’ Palestinian refugees in response to the arrival of ‘new’ displaced Syrians to Shatila camp raise key questions about the limitations of the humanitarian system and representations of refugees as passive victims, argues Hind Sharif, echoing and building on work… 1,594 more words