Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Invented Palestinians

Five years after a previous visit to Israel and the West Bank and Gaza (or the OPT—Occupied Palestinian Territory—as the UN and the Palestinians call it), I am once again residing in the charming American Colony Hotel. As on my … Continue reading

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Leaving Israel, August 11, 2006

This is the re-posting of an earlier note: Hi from Home Sorry for two notes so close together, but travel conditions today warrant an update after British authorities arrested 24 terrorists who planned to blow up 10 planes over the … Continue reading

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Jerusalem in August 2006

This note was written in August 2006 following the earlier (October 2005) posting of a brief history of the Israeli Palestinian conflict: “The View from the West Bank – a history of the conflict” Hi from Jerusalem (East Jerusalem for … Continue reading

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