“I Don’t Want Coffee”: On Dignity, Occupation, and Peace

Edward Mabouri* is a well-known man. More importantly, he is well-respected. His successful business has brought him wealth and admiration in Bethlehem society. His business privilege has even allowed him to fly out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport, a privilege denied to most every other Palestinian. Despite his aged and limping body, airport security still […]

In honor of Gandhi

Belfast, N. Ireland Yesterday was the International Day of Nonviolence as it was the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the face of the Indian nonviolent social movement that shook off the British occupation and achieved India’s independence in 1947. My Indian classmate Swetha tells me that yesterday in India, the entire country took mandatory holiday to […]