As people in the land now known as Canada celebrate the summer solstice and the most hours of daylight in the year, I am moved to ‘fan’ the candle-light energy that is lifting lanterns into the night sky near and above Gaza. Yesterday, the … Continue reading
I am worried for the 1,500 of 6,500 Palestinian prisoners held by Israelis who have been on a hunger strike for over a month. I am also worried about what might happen.
Palestinian prisoner in an Israeli jail.
I witnessed a sampling of how volatile th… Continue reading
Below is an open letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who issued a statement on Israel’s Independence Day in which he made three statements that left me and many others, somewhat befuddled. On behalf of the United Network for Justice … Continue reading
When you are trying to capture a city, do not cut down its fruit trees, even though the siege lasts a long time. Eat the fruit, but do not destroy the trees; the trees are not your enemies.
Deuteronomy 20, 19
Palestinians have a very strong emotional a… Continue reading
Dear Minister Freeland,
It is Good Friday, once again, I find myself writing to express my concern with respect to recent actions by the state of Israel this time focusing on its excessive use of force against Palestinian children including the heinou… Continue reading