Is Israel’s Jewishness overtaking its democracy?

Is Israel’s Jewishness overtaking its democracy?

How Israel’s Jewishness is overtaking its democracy – Shibley Telhami – Brookings Institution 11.03.16 According to the Pew poll published on 8 March, nearly half of Israeli Jews seek not only a Jewish majority but even Jewish exclusivity. That doesn’t bode well...
Palestinian wins Global Teacher prize

Palestinian wins Global Teacher prize

Palestinian wins million-dollar Teacher of the Year prize – The Times of Israel 13.03.16 Hanan al-Hroub grew up in the Deheishe refugee camp near Bethlehem and developed a method to bolster dialogue among children exposed to violence. See report and must-watch video...
Some positives in mixed Palestinian poll

Some positives in mixed Palestinian poll

Most Palestinians in West Bank oppose stabbing attacks on Israelis, new poll shows – Jack Khoury – Haaretz 13.03.16 Palestinian polling center JMCC finds Abbas losing support; 69 percent back a two-state solution, 82 percent hold negative views of Da’esh; wide gaps...
Prisoners, peace and the Palestinian national movement

Prisoners, peace and the Palestinian national movement

Prisoners, peace and the Palestinian national movement: an interview with Ashraf al-Ajrami – Fathom Spring/2016 The former PA Minister talks to Alan Johnson about Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, the Kerry-led peace talks in 2013-14, the Arab Peace Initiative...