Bringing Hope to End the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

May 11, 2019

Hillel Schenker reflects on a joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony and what it means for independence and freedom for both peoples. On May 7 at 9 pm, I joined at least 10,000 people in Tel Aviv’s Park Hayarkon for the 14th annual Israeli-Palestinian joint Alternative Memorial Ceremony....

Hamas and the Peace Process: On the Sidelines?

September 10, 2013

Does Hamas hold a unified position on the use of violence for resistance? A crucial player in the conundrum that is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Hamas has always been a controversial actor. It was founded in 1987 by late Sheikh Ahmed Yassin as one of the wings of the Muslim Brotherhood in...

Israel at the Ballot Box

January 17, 2013

As Netanyahu is poised to be re-elected for another term, the rise of Naftali Bennett´s Jewish Home party might change the dynamic in Israeli politics. Background On October 9, 2012, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced early elections “for the benefit of...