In Israel there’s no right to bear arms

In Israel there’s no right to bear arms

How Israel stays a ‘well-regulated militia’ with so many guns around – Ron Kampeas – The Times of Israel/JTA 18.06.16 Read op-ed here And see: Snap judgement: guns and ISIS – Calev Ben-David – The Jerusalem Post...
Architects and Auschwitz

Architects and Auschwitz

‘The Evidence Room’: architects examine the horrors of Auschwitz – Jennifer Schuessler – The New York Times 14.06.16 ‘The Evidence Room,’ an exhibition at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, is a reconstruction of the main architectural elements of the...
Bereaved Israelis and Palestinians take steps for peace

Bereaved Israelis and Palestinians take steps for peace

Israeli, Palestinian activists show off new ‘Peace Sneakers’ to European parliamentarians – Judy Maltz – Haaretz 14.06.16 Shoes bearing the ‘bird of peace’ are the first item to emerge from project that encourages Israeli and Palestinian women to bond...
ADL tackles latest far right code for communicating online

ADL tackles latest far right code for communicating online

Antisemitism watchdog adds (((echo))) symbol to hate list after Jews targeted – Alex Hern – The Guardian 07.06.16 The echo symbol is just the latest in a string of coded ways the far right has learned to communicate online. It is an ‘online equivalent of taunting...
A common Israeli-Palestinian identity did once exist

A common Israeli-Palestinian identity did once exist

The brief moment in history when a common Israeli-Palestinian identity existed – Nir Hasson – Haaretz 02.04.16 Terror, enmity and fear were not always dominant in the Jewish-Arab narrative, maintains Middle East expert Prof. Menachem KIein, author of ‘Lives in Common:...