The War That Ended Peace – Book Review

By Jim Miles On a recent hiking trip I took along Margaret MacMillan’s pre World War I history, “The War That Ended Peace – The Road...

The biggest prison on earth

Professor Ilan Pappé’s latest book, “The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories”, is a review of Israeli policy towards the...

Passage to the Plaza

Passage to the Plaza is a fast-paced novel that follows a multi-generational cast through the first Palestinian Intifada. It is written from a predominantly female...

As a Jew who publicly identifies with the Palestinian civil society movement for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) of Israel, I am painfully...

New book explores maps as tools of political power

New book explores maps as tools of political power By Linda B. Glaser Maps are more than two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional terrain. They are also powerful political...

‘Lives in Common’ recalls a not-too-distant time when Arabs and Jews lived as neighbors

Projecting the Palestinian-Israeli conflict's intensity and seeming intractability today onto the past, many people assume that enmity has been at the fore of relations for...

The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance

Rashid Khalidi’s telling of the story of the loss of his homeland and its gradual invasion is a deeply personal one, and is unlike...

The hundred years war on Palestine – Conquest and resistance

Rashid Khalidi’s account of Jewish settlers’ conquest of Palestine is informed and passionate. It pulls no punches in its critique of Jewish-Israeli policies (policies...

Gaza blockade: Egyptian harassment meets readers

Recounting his journey with two companions to reach the Gaza Strip through Egypt's blockade, a co-author of the book No Way to Gaza detailed...

Poisoned Toothpaste And Exploding Phones: Israel’s Proxy For War

A new book chronicles these techniques and asserts that Israel has carried out at least 2,700 assassination operations in its 70 years of existence. Poisoned...

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Yardena Schwartz It was about 7 PM on May 2, 1980, when Tayseer Abu Sneineh set out from a cave hideout on the outskirts of...