Posts Tagged “Nazareth”

Interview with the filmmakers of “Holy Air”

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Interview with the filmmakers of “Holy Air”

Interview with the filmmakers of “Holy Air” Holy Air is a satirically sad and humorous look at Christian life in Israel. Movie review of “Holy Air” by writer and producer Shady Srour and Director Ilan Moskovitch. Arabic, English and Hebrew. Also a Podcast Interview with Srour and Moskovitch about the challenges of making a film…

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My Column at the Arab News: Israel’s dual justice

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My Column at the Arab News: Israel’s dual justice

My Column at the Arab News: Israel’s dual justice By Ray Hanania Israel has a dual system of justice that is based on racism. One system is for Jews and the other system is for non-Jews. A good example of the disparity is in the different ways Israel’s government handled the prosecutions of two people,…

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Apartheid Israel seeks to expel non-Jewish Knesset member

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Apartheid Israel seeks to expel non-Jewish Knesset member

Apartheid Israel seeks to expel non-Jewish Knesset member Israel, which has continued to embrace more racist and Apartheid policies under extremist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, moved this week to expel a non-Jewish member of the Israeli Knesset for criticizing racist Israeli policies against Christians and Muslims. The Israeli Knesset is using the Apartheid “Expulsion Law”…

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Columbus Ohio Palestinian struggles in wake of violence

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Columbus Ohio Palestinian struggles in wake of violence

The owner of a Middle East restaurant in Columbus, Ohio continues to struggle more than a month after a brutal machete attack on his customers. The owner, Hany J. Baransi, lives in a world of limbo. He is Palestinian Arab and Israeli from Nazareth, the name of his deli, and he is Christian. The Muslim…

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas in Gaza Strip

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas in Gaza Strip

By Mohammed Asad Orthodox Christians from around the world celebrated Christmas today, Jan. 7, 2015. The Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on the basis of the old Julian Calendar and often comes within a week or two of the traditional Christmas on Dec. 25 of each year. Orthodox Christians are mainly from Middle East and Mediterranean countries…

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O Little Town of Who Cares?

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O Little Town of Who Cares?

By Ray Hanania Every Christmas, I always hear the same conflicting arguments. On the one hand, people tell me, “Stop saying ‘Happy Holidays.’ It’s ‘Merry Christmas’. If you don’t like it, move.” The point being that they presumably are proud of being Christian. And, since Christmas is a Christian holiday, they want people to acknowledge…

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