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Thursday, May 24, 2018




The Luck of the Gambler

WE ALL know the picture from the books and the movies: a gambler sits at the roulette table in a casino. He has luck....
The Knesset

The psychopathology of a settler state called Israel

This year, the Government of Israel celebrated its 70th birthday in what may well be described as brutal, blatant, murderous, thuggish and shameful. Through...
US Embassy in Jerusalem

A Week of Horrors and Changing Perceptions

This has been a week of horrors in Palestine. On Monday, 63 mostly young Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli snipers. Another 2,700 were...
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Back to Negotiations: Our Sisyphus Dilemma

"If the proximity talks are doomed from the get-go, then why participate in them in the first place? The only possible outcome, say many Palestinians, is further frustration and loss of land on our part and more settlement building for Israel. Critics also say that Palestinians have tried negotiating with Israel – both directly and indirectly – with no positive results, so what could possibly be new now? On the contrary, with an Israeli government under Benjamin Netanyahu, no Palestinian really believes peace can be achieved. So, why?"