‘I can’t go to Iran but my stories can.’

‘I can’t go to Iran but my stories can.’

Israeli book to be distributed in Iran as 'a life line between the countries' –  Major Israeli author Etgar Keret hopes the translation of his new book, The Seven Good Years, into Farsi ‘will help some of its Iranian readers to see the Israeli...
Death on the No.78 bus

Death on the No.78 bus

For American-Israeli teacher, death came on the No. 78 bus – Jodi Rudoren – The New York Times 28.10.15 Read report re Richard Laykin’s funeral here And the following is a 29.10.15 bulletin from Americans for Peace Now about a flood of hate-filled...
The Arab woman representing Israeli Police

The Arab woman representing Israeli Police

An Arab, Muslim, and Israeli Officer at the centre of a storm – Isabel Kershner – The New York Times 30.10.15 Superintendent Luba Samri:‘Democracy is law. I believe in the law, not because I want to be more Jewish than the Jews. I am a proud Arab...
Palestinian succession turmoil

Palestinian succession turmoil

Palestinian Succession: an overview of institutional turmoil – Ghaith al-Omari – Washington Institute for Near East Policy October 2015 Prospects appear bleak for the Palestinian Authority and Mahmoud Abbas: a stalled peace process with Israel, a failed...
The mask has been removed

The mask has been removed

Netanyahu’s ‘apartheid’ vision for Israel’s future – Haaretz 29.10.15 PM Netanyahu presented his current political vision to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee this week. While saying he does not want a bi-national state, Netanyahu stressed...