Israeli TV host Asaf Harel and American film actor Richard Gere see and speak of “facts on the ground” – apartheid and occupation –which seem to be un-seeable and seldom spoken of by most Israelis.
Middle East Notes
Special issue on the meeting of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump at the White House on February 15 and other developing issues related to peace in Israel-Palestine.
The executive orders of the initial days of the Trump administration are causing a mixture of fear, concern and uncertainty for many of the leaders and people of the US, Israel, the Moslem nations and most of the world.
The six featured articles and the related links in this issue focus on analysis of the UN Security Council’s Resolution 2334 and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent speech warning Israel of the implications of a “one state” solution.
Read about Pax Christi International’s “Call for a new Israeli-Palestinian peace process”, speeches made at the UN Palestinian Solidarity Day, and much more.
Reports on the life and legacy of Shimon Peres and what was said by leaders of the U.S., Israel, and the Palestinian People at the recent meeting of the UN General Assembly.
Read about Netanyahu’s attempt to legalize settlements; accusations of “ethnic cleansing”; calls for an Israeli referendum on the future of the occupation; growing divisions among Israelis on the continuation of the occupation, U.S. financial aid to Israel, and much more.