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Is No One Willing to Help the Gazans?

We need people with honesty and integrity to challenge the dehumanizing drift of our global society.

Why Liberals Should Love Israel

An analysis of Israeli society reveals a country embracing individual freedom, equality, and unity.

Why I Don’t Pray for Peace in the Middle East

I have good reasons not to pray for Israel/Palestine. But I don’t have any excuse.

Longing for an Arab-Israeli Spring

EPA A Palestinian child stands on a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Khan Younis in the southern … Continued

Hamas Has a Point, But So What?

While it makes some people uncomfortable, the fact is that according to some readings of Islam, Israel’s existence does violate … Continued

Hamas Looks at Islam, Sees Its Own Violent Reflection

Our religious traditions are not inevitably either violent or peaceful. Those who want to be violent choose violence.

Old, New, Borrowed, Blue

Teach college students and you end up at a lot of weddings in June. This first real summertime month also … Continued