Recent Writing

Reading Maimonides In Gaza

Mondoweiss has published an expanded version of my earlier article, Reading Maimonedes in Gaza.  Part of every purchase price will support the We Are Not Numbers project, for Gazan writers.  Read more, or order, here.  I’m very proud to be the second in their series of hard-copy publications!

UNRWA’s Food Is Not A Weapon,  Ha’aretz January 8, 2018.  

Make 2018 Your Year Of Primary Sources, Ha’aretz December 31, 2017.  There is no neutral space left.  Dear Fellow Progressives, you must confront the violence that is being done in our names, and act.

Beyond the Imaginary Jerusalem, letting go of ‘my’ Jerusalem to think about ours.  Ha’aretz, December 12, 2017.

Language that Works, in English Across the Fracture Lines, a British Council book on the use of English in conflict-affected communities.

Who are we aiding in Gaza?  Ha’aretz Nov 10, 2017.  While we seek an end to the occupation, we must also challenge our governments’ deadening forms of aid to the people living under occupation.

Sukkot Behind Walls, Ha’aretz Oct 8, 2017.  When we cannot imagine living together, we shortchage all the effort that has gone into keeping us apart.

Seven Schools in GazaJuly 26, 2017, on the seven UN shelters struck during the 2014 war.

The Phantom on the Beach, July 9, 2017, on the anniversary of the Gaza war.

The Future Eaters, Jerusalem Post e-magazine, The Jerusalem Report, July 10, 2017.

The Walls Around Gaza Disempower Everyone but the Militants  
Ha’aretz March 12 2017

Resolution 2334 doesn’t make peace more difficult. The Occupation does.  Wellington Dominion Post  Read More Here

Reading Maimonedes in Gaza
Mondoweiss.net Read Here

Forthcoming

“Language That Works”, in English Along The Fracture Line, British Council.

Seven Schools in GazaJuly 26, 2017, on the seven UN shelters struck during the 2014 war.

The Phantom on the Beach, July 9, 2017, on the anniversary of the Gaza war.

The Future Eaters, Jerusalem Post e-magazine, The Jerusalem Report, July 10, 2017.

The Walls Around Gaza Disempower Everyone but the Militants  
Ha’aretz March 12 2017

Resolution 2334 doesn’t make peace more difficult. The Occupation does.  Wellington Dominion Post  Read More Here

Reading Maimonedes in Gaza
Mondoweiss.net Read Here

Forthcoming

“Language That Works”, in English Along The Fracture Line, British Council.

 Read about multilingual social enterprise in challenging places (including Gaza): Language that Works, in English Across The Fracture Lines

 

Gaza Labor Market Needs Assessment for the Digital Economy 

 2013, on the importance and the challenges of creating employment in Gaza’s IT sector.   1000 Gazans graduate with computer science degrees each year, and at the time of this writing, 75% were not employed in their field.

 

Contrapuntal:  adj relating to musical counterpoint; the harmony comprised of two distinct melodies being sung at the same time.  

eg. The music of hope is contrapuntal.