Eliora Katz

Not a Peace Talks Article (Part 2/2)

An orthodox American-Persian Jew discovers that the road to peace is paved with rice and opera. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. From the old city’s Damascus gate, Eitan, Samuel, a Dutch anthropology student and I tread through the strange faces and smells of a Ramadan bazaar until we reach what seems to be an East Jerusalem bus station. “What kind of... Continue Reading

Fair Observer

Not a Peace Talks Article (Part 1/2)

An orthodox American-Persian Jew discovers that the road to peace is paved with rice and opera. This is the first of a two part series. Heading deep into the desert, from Ramallah to a small Palestinian village couched between the Judean hills, I can’t help but ask: “Who built this paved road beneath my tires and when?” I am shadowing the footsteps of so many who have made the trip... Continue Reading

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