The activist the rabbi the judge

By Kim Hawkey (source: Sunday Times – April 18,2010)   Row over bar mitzvah deepens after Achmat refuses to apologise. Activist Zackie Achmat has hit back at the country’s chief rabbi in the war of words over a 13-year-old boy’s bar mitzvah....

Reproduction of failure

By Khalid Amayreh (source: Al-Ahram Weekly) While the Palestinians and Israelis will soon engage in proximity talks, the preceding battle was won by Israel, with Palestinian leaders much weakened At a time when the Obama administration is hailing the imminent...

The palestinian authority redundant but dangerous language

By Ramzy Baroud (source: ZNet) Each time Israel fails to keep its ‘side of the bargain,’ the Palestinian Authority responds with the same redundant language. The cycle has become so utterly predictable that one wonders why the Palestinian Authority officials even...