Why should you be concerned? Israel has long promoted itself as the only democracy in the Middle East—Is that really true? Not for the millions of Palestinian people who live under Israeli occupation. Israeli oppression of Palestinians has been long-standing, going back more than 75 years. In 1948, Israel subjected the indigenous population of Palestine… Continue Reading What’s Going On in Israel and Palestine? Why should you be concerned?
Empathy is a wave that need never be stopped. If our children can catch this wave, from the ocean of tears that have been shed by Palestinian children, they might have a future in a more stable and saner world. —Alice Walker, 2012,introduction to exhibit catalogue,A Child’s View from Gaza Montclair, N.J., April 16: A… Continue Reading Gaza Children’s Drawings Featured in Art Exhibit