Posts Tagged “peace”

Salvaging Israeli-Palestinian Peace

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Salvaging Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Salvaging Israeli-Palestinian Peace By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz For how long will peace between Palestinians and Israelis remain viable? For one thing, with the passage of time their leaders are not getting smarter. The world is glad to see less of Netanyahu’s diplomacy, but ending his leadership is far from terminating Israel’s hegemony over the Palestinians….

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Israelis and Palestinians to hold virtual Joint Memorial Day Ceremony

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Israelis and Palestinians to hold virtual Joint Memorial Day Ceremony

Israelis and Palestinians to hold virtual Joint Memorial Day Ceremony The Israeli-Palestinian Joint Memorial Day Ceremony, led by Combatants for Peace and The Parents Circle Families Forum will take place, for the 15th consecutive year, on Memorial Day – tomorrow, Monday, April 27th, beginning at 8:30 PM Jerusalem time. The Ceremony this year will be…

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New Reddit Group to speak out against extremism

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New Reddit Group to speak out against extremism

New Reddit Group to speak out against extremism A new group has been created on Reddit to encourage moderates to be more vocal in supporting peace and rejecting extremism in Israel, Palestine and in the Arab, Israeli, Jewish, Christian and Muslim Worlds. We need to strengthen the moderate voices and push for compromise and mutual…

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Interim Political Declaration opens door to Sudanese Democracy

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Interim Political Declaration opens door to Sudanese Democracy

Interim Political Declaration opens door to Sudanese Democracy The Government of Sudan announced a new agreement that many hope will bring peace and democracy to the country. Here is the release: The signing of the Political Declaration and the Constitutional Document of the Interim Period on August 17th, 2019, opened a new chapter in the…

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Guest Op-Ed: Samaritan Values in understanding the facts in the Israel-Palestine conflict

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Guest Op-Ed: Samaritan Values in understanding the facts in the Israel-Palestine conflict

Guest Op-Ed: Samaritan Values in understanding the facts in the Israel-Palestine conflict By Froy Jimenez  As a World History teacher, one of the major skills I encourage students to develop is a balanced, evidence-based position on complex topics.  Politics in the Middle-East is complicated to say the least.  To be more specific, the topic of…

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Middle East Analyst: Solution to Iran Issue is Israel-Palestine

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Middle East Analyst: Solution to Iran Issue is Israel-Palestine

Middle East Analyst: Solution to Iran Issue is Israel-Palestine Middle-East analyst Jerome Segal, who last June challenged Senator Ben Cardin in the Maryland Democratic Primary because of his vote against Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, and because of Cardin’s support for the right-wing government of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, argues that unresolved Palestine-Israel peace process…

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Arabs should support J Street

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Arabs should support J Street

Arabs should support J Street Arabs, Palestinians and Muslims need to be strategic in fighting for Palestinian rights. That means we have to reject broad stroke rejections, and distinguish among coalitions not on the basis of religion but on the basis of belief. We can’t reject support from Jews or Israelis who share in our…

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Israeli writer Larry Derfner on The Arab Street podcast

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Israeli writer Larry Derfner on The Arab Street podcast

Israeli writer Larry Derfner on The Arab Street podcast Israeli writer and author Larry Derfner joined Palestinian writer Ray Hanania on TheArabStreet.org Podcast for a discussion about the challenges facing Palestinians and Israelis and the fight for peace. Born and raised in the U.S., Derfner started his career in journalism in Los Angeles and continued…

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Podcast Interview with David Abitbol of Jewlicious.com

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Podcast Interview with David Abitbol of Jewlicious.com

Podcast Interview with David Abitbol of Jewlicious.com Yalla! Fight Back is a part of the US Arab Radio Network hosted by Laila Alhusini … in an effort to energize and empower Arab Americans to stand up for their rights … for more information go to my website at www.Hanania.com … Click this link or use the…

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Lipinski urges humanitarian aid for Palestinians in face of Trump cuts

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Lipinski urges humanitarian aid for Palestinians in face of Trump cuts

Lipinski urges humanitarian aid for Palestinians in face of Trump cuts Conservative Democrat Dan Lipinski urges immediate humanitarian aid to Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip, warning of dire consequences that not only threatens the life of the nearly 2 million civilians but also jeopardizes the chances of peace between Israel and Palestine. Americans…

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Seeing through anti-Trump anger to achieve peace

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Seeing through anti-Trump anger to achieve peace Extremist activists have managed to hold Palestine hostage to their unattainable demands, which would essentially return the clock to 1947 before Israel was established by the United Nations with the overbearing influence of the United States. By Ray Hanania Nearly two years into President Donald Trump’s term in…

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Overview of the Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour

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Overview of the Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour

Overview of the Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour The Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour was co-founded by Palestinian Ray Hanania and Israeli Charley Warady. It included Jewish American comedian Aaron Freeman and Israeli comedian Yisrael Campbell. The group performed comedy shows before live audiences throughout Israel in 2007 including in West Jerusalem, East Jerusalem, Jaffa, Hebron, Tel…

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