Publications Archives

PEACE FIRE: FRAGMENTS FROM THE ISRAEL -PALESTINE STORY

How do you justify a tank gunning down three kids on bikes whose father is a Palestinian bus driver in Israel?

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WHO IS ALI G?

Whatever you do behind the walls of your house is your business . .. just as long as you don’t try to recruit my kids. You try to recruit my kids, you have a problem with me.

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CAMP KINDERWELT: A MEMOIR

The campers grabbed a counselor whose claim to fame was his luxuriant red mustache. “What are you doing?” cried he. “We’re going to cut off half your mustache.”

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SCENT OF JASMINE

The living room was full of people. I noticed that Michael’s mother was kneeling on the floor, her head bent as if in prayer. This confused me. I knew his mother was not religious.

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WHO MURDERED MARY PHAGAN?

Men with rifles stood at the open windows, some aimed at the jury, some aimed at the judge.

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THE DECEMBER DILEMMA

The Yuletide spirit is so enticing to Jews and dangerous because, in its American customization, it kindles to light motifs more closely associated with classical Judaism than apostolic Christianity.

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THE POSSIBILITY OF COMPASSION

I discovered, first in myself and then in others, the profound connection between the ability to mourn one’s losses and feel compassion.

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HAS THE ROADMAP REACHED A DEAD END?

Without the Roadmap or something like it, both sides face a stagnant and hopeless future.

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GANGS OF NEW YORK

Throats are slit, skulls are cracked open and torsos disemboweled. Limbs are severed, arms are broken but strangely enough most of the characters have perfect teeth and the prostitutes all look in vibrant health.

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