Cowards Die Many Times Before Their Deaths

I was on the bus returning from Bethlehem, lost in another world listening to music and gazing out of the window as the steel Behemoth made its precarious way through the winding, narrow streets of Beit Jala. I was looking for my favorite piece of graffiti; scrawled with an unsteady hand in black spray paint …

Invasion & Judisation: The Story of Sheikh Jarrah

Tucked in a corner of East Jerusalem is the neighborhood of Sheik Jarrah, founded in 1865 and one time residential center for Jerusalem's Muslim elite. After the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, Jerusalem was split down the middle by the Green Line with Sheikh Jarrah the middle man between Jordanian controlled East Jerusalem and Israeli controlled West …