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Is peace attainable in our time?

Thanks to the Saudi-led coalition, Yemen continues to bleed for the last three years. The country is wrecked by a bloody war between the...
Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi Assassination: How Safe Are South African Critics of Saudi Arabia?

What certainty do South African critics of Saudi Arabia have that they will not face the same tragic fate that befell Jamal Khashoggi?Three recent...

The Kavanaugh Controversy Hit Close to Home

President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court exacerbated our nation's deep partisan divide. It has also profoundly affected my neighborhood...
Old City across to Christian Quarter from Ramparts Jerusalem

Christian Zionism: an explosive interfaith formula

In its one-sided support of Israel, Christian Zionism tramples on a universally accepted social welfare principle: do no harm in delivering assistance. Implication: in...
Tablighi Ijtema (Congregation - Society for spreading faith)

Global leadership split in Tablighi Jamaat echoes in San Francisco Bay Area

The Tablighi Jamaat (Society for spreading faith), a non-political group which concentrates on individual piety, has split in recent years into three major groups...