Al Aqaba Fountain

New Beauty In Al Aqaba

In the two years since I've been gone Al Aqaba has gone through some extraordinary changes. If you've read The Non-Violent Resistance of Al Aqaba, you'll know something of the struggles this community has gone…

Why Palestine? Why Now?

Many of you have noticed that my focus has taken a very different turn since I went on Sabbatical: suddenly (for some of ya’ll at any rate) all I seemed to post about was Israel…

On the Kidnapping of Teens….

So I've been very disturbed about the media around the three Jewish teens who went missing from a settlement in the West Bank last week.  I've not forwarded the countless posts coming my way, partially…

Jamal’s Story

Last night I was graciously offered to be the guest of Jamal and his family, one of two brothers who owns the building where people working with the Freedom Theatre often live.  After hours of…