Contributor Archives: Jack Nusan Porter, Ph.D.

About Jack Nusan Porter, Ph.D.

Jack Nusan Porter, Ph.D., of Newtonville, Mass., is the former treasurer and executive board member of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, the largest such body in the world, a sociologist, and a human rights activist. His latest book is The Genocidal Mind. He can be contacted at jacknusan@earthlink.net or (857) 636-2669. Also, look his full name up on Wikipedia.

Ten Days on the West Bank: A New Year’s Hope for Peace

Beit Sahour, West Bank, Palestine. I recently returned from the West Bank, a term that Israeli radical settlers don’t like. They prefer Judea and Samaria; and Palestinians don’t like the term either. They prefer “Palestine.” Welcome to the Middle East. I stayed with the Nimeer and Shama Rishmawi family in this predominantly Christian village. Both Beit Sahour (Canaanite for “magic” I am told) and Beit Jala are Christian towns. They are just outside Bethlehem, or Beit Lechem, “House …

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