By now the glorious and tragic history of the Jewish people ought to have led to greater sympathy with others facing similar plights. Continue reading Israel-Palestine: The shame we share
“For too long the UN has been unfairly biased in favour of the Palestinian Authority to the detriment of our allies in Israel.” Continue reading United Nations and Palestine: “The lady doth protest too much, methinks”
There is a time to be silent and a time to speak. Continue reading 2017 – a year of uncertainty
A brilliant article by the Israeli journalist Aluf Benn, editor-in-chief of the national daily Haaretz, deserves to be widely read. Continue reading Israel’s new commandment: Thou shalt not love thy neighbour
More water falls on the West Bank annually than on London. Not many people know that. Why, then, are Palestinians desperately short of water? Continue reading Water as a weapon of mass destruction
Metaphorically, a sacrifice is a selfless good deed done for the benefit of others. The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary says it means, “The surrender of something valued or desired for the sake of something regarded as more important or worthy, or in order to avoid a greater loss.” Continue reading Sacrifice
Much ado about journalistic objectivity and impartiality in the wake of the unimaginable horrors inflicted by Israel on Gaza. Where are the voices of condemnation? Continue reading Palestine and Gaza: Where are the voices of conscience?