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Jan 12, 2017, 2:51 PM
If ye who enter here refuse to Abandon All Hope
A new TED-style series initiated by "settlers" gives her left-leaning heart hope for chances of coming unstuck
Sep 14, 2016, 3:01 PM
Beyond cottage cheese and Shabbat parties in Bnei Brak
I read recently about two movements that have been especially active in Tel Aviv and on social media since the Shabbat work stoppage debacle. Both “Hofesh B’Shabbat” and “Be Free Israel” have called for massive protests against any attempts...
Jun 15, 2015, 4:15 PM
What Game of Thrones taught me about The World’s Most Intractable Conflict – No Spoiler Alert Necessary!
I’m a self-professed Game of Thrones junkie, but you don’t need to be a fan of the series to be freaked out at the point in the GOT episode where we first encounter the White Walker army streaming over...
May 18, 2015, 2:30 PM
Self-Negation Does Not Equal Acknowledgement of the Other
I came across this piece on a facebook friend's timeline: Jewdas.org is an online publication which touts itself as 'radical voices for an alternative diaspora'. What follows is my response, which some other posters felt deserved a wider audience. This article represents...
Nov 27, 2014, 1:29 PM
You are Guaranteed Not to Like This
“Walls turned sideways are bridges” Angela Davis My friend and neighbor who happens to be a journalist recently posted an article to her timeline on Facebook, a poignant account of the funeral of Dalia Lemkus the young occupational therapist stabbed to death...
Aug 15, 2014, 8:13 AM
Urgently Needed: The Start-up Nation’s greatest innovation yet
Surely a country with this number of Ph.Ds can apply its formidable problem solving talents to achieving peace
Jul 31, 2014, 4:43 PM
Who’s Afraid of Naomi Wolf? An open response to her allegation that Israel is guilty of genocide in Gaza.
Dear Naomi Wolf When I met the man I was to eventually marry I clearly remember one of our discussions early on in the relationship, in which I outlined the arguments that you make in your book The Beauty Myth. How compelling...
Lisa Ohayon is a South African born clinical psychologist with a Masters in Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution. She is a mother of four and has been living in Israel for the past seventeen years.