Category Archives: Palestinians

Ahed Tamimi Completes High School in Prison

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A Child Dies In The Killing Fields of Gaza

by James M. Wall History is filled with narratives about killing fields. This troubled writer looks at the killing fields of Gaza, and is driven to begin with a story: “A man kills his mother and his father. Brought to … Continue reading

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The Slap That Should Be “Heard Round the World”

are challenge the occupation. Samia Continue reading

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That UN Vote: “How are the mighty fallen”

Thirty-five nations abstained, and 21 countries did not cast a vote. The eight countries voting with the United States were Israel, Guatemala, Honduras, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo. Continue reading

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Two Palestinian Schoolmates Seek Unity in Cairo

by James M. Wall A power-sharing Gaza leadership agreement involving two Palestinian childhood friends, Yahya Sinwar (left) and Mohammed Dahlan (right, below) may be “slowly taking shape”. What led to the reunion of Sinwar and Dahlan is an intriguing story that involves … Continue reading

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Land of Opportunity for Testing Weapo

by James M. Wall Fifty years after the June 5-10, 1967, Six Day War, Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian people offers a business opportunity for some, and massive oppression for others. We will begin with the business opportunity, as it … Continue reading

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“For I was in prison and you visited me not’”

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“O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend. . . !”

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This Israeli Memoir Will Shake Up Jewish Liberals

by James M. Wall Larry Derfner’s memoir, No Country for Jewish Liberals, is must reading for anyone even slightly interested in the “issue” of Palestine and Israel. Read it before he arrives at a location near you. The author is expected … Continue reading

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A “New Sheriff in Town” Is Kicking Up Her Heels

by James M. Wall Nikki Haley, the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, (right) was greeted as a rock star at this year’s AIPAC Washington Conference. The former governor of South Carolina wowed the crowd of 19,000, in an on-stage interview … Continue reading

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