How to Talk about Israel & Palestine Online (Without Losing Your Mind)

How to Talk about Israel & Palestine Online (Without Losing Your Mind)

Online conversations around Israel & Palestine are uniquely volatile. We’ve all seen discussions on this subject devolve within minutes, turning into flame wars replete with copy & pasted quotes from holy books, poorly referenced ‘news’ sources; rife with derision, condescension, and…

To Jerusalem and Back:  Part II

To Jerusalem and Back: Part II

Bismillah ir’Rahman ir’Rahim For the second part of my reflection on my trip to Jerusalem, I’ve decided to fulfill my promise to friends and family who have asked me to describe the sensory details of this place. While it should…

To Jerusalem and Back: Part I

To Jerusalem and Back: Part I

Last summer I watched Operation Protective Edge unfold from behind my computer screen with a growing sense of desperation. Over a few weeks a small, enclosed strip of land with no possible route of escape and no formal military protection…