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Oct 11, 2018, 6:17 PM
Open Letter to Gilad Erdan: Let her in. Let them all in.
Dear Minister Erdan, I wish to commend you on the fine job you’ve been doing as Public Security Minister. With all the external threats we face on a daily basis, Israel has continued to remain an incredibly safe place internally,...
Beth G. Kopin
Oct 4, 2018, 7:29 PM
Inches to Metric: Cookie Cutter
Beth's Hamsa Necklace
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Sep 27, 2018, 10:22 PM
Why we need to thank the Byrds
Out of the twenty-four books of the TaNaCh, Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) which we read on Shabbat Chol HaMoed Sukkot is one of the least well known. An excerpt of the book (3:1-8) did become popular as part of the song...
Sep 18, 2018, 6:02 PM
Drip Irrigation, Blockchain Technology and Peace in the Middle East
The use of Blockchain technology for business and government has been incrementally growing over the past few years, and no doubt will continue to grow in the years to come. In terms of governmental use, the consulting firm Booze...
Ben Eitan Rathauser
Sep 13, 2018, 7:04 PM
An Ex-IDF Combat Soldier Returns to the West Bank with Breaking the Silence
Two weeks ago, I participated on a tour to Hebron - a West Bank city that is deeply contested between the roughly 1,000 Israeli settlers and 200,000 Palestinians that live there. The excursion was led by activists from Breaking...
Sep 2, 2018, 12:09 AM
My ‘Milluim’ as a Peacebuilder in Timor-Leste
“You are a warrior” my new colleague told me… I’m a retired warrior”- I replied. “Bullshit”- he called out. he was right. I did my compulsory military service just like anyone else in Israel. Ok, I added on an extra year and a...
Aug 19, 2018, 7:32 PM
Peace activisim in the West Bank
How meeting with 'the other' is changing the lives of people on both sides
Jul 30, 2018, 1:16 PM
A Professor and Peace Activist Persists for Peace
Professor Galia Golan has been one of the leading peace activists and peace professors -- an academic who promotes peace through her research and extra-curricular activities -- in Israel during the last 52 years, since her aliyah to Israel...
Jul 24, 2018, 7:24 PM
A Diaspora-born Israeli Jew Persistently Pursues Peace
One of the most inveterate pursuers of peace that I know of in Israel on the Jewish side is Dr. Gershon Baskin. He has been at it for almost 40 years since he came on aliyah from New York...
Jul 11, 2018, 1:56 AM
A Palestinian Peacebuilder’s Journey
Book Review: From Heart of Stone to Heart of Flesh: Evolutionary Journey from Extremism to Moderation by Zeina M. Barakat (Herbert Utz Verlag, Munich, 2017) If you want to read a thoroughly researched, well-written and fascinating account of how one...