Nakba.. 67 years and a day after .. a reflection

Nakba. 67 years and a day after. Well. It is still Nakba, with continuous de-digestion. Some parents practically locked up their teenagers from leaving their homes ( I was among those he literally begged my teenager not to abandon the house for any reason . I was into any of his  blackmailing tactics on such […]

Re-reading Nakba

Re-reading Nakba As the social media is flooding with statuses and articles about Balfour declaration in these days, commemorating the 100th year of a promise to a Jewish homeland, that set the ground of the creation of the State of Israel.  I feel for the first time in my life as an adult that I […]

الاسكان في القدس- ورقه بحثية

الاسكان في القدس مقدمة- القدس قبل وبعد أوسلو القدس بين إسرائيل والقانون الدولي قضية الإسكان في القدس تسجيل الاراضي إحكام سيطرة اسرائيل على الأراضي: مصادرة املاك الغائبين المناطق المغلقة : الاعلان عن اراضي الدولة رخص البناء الخاتمه : هدم البيوت المراجع الاسكان في القدس مقدمة منذ قيام إسرائيل سنة ١٩٤٨ ، واحتلالها لفلسطين الذي امتد […]

Peace Building under Occupation : peace as a value vs education for peace

Presentation, 2014 Peace Building under Occupation : peace as a value vs education for peace The ongoing conflict is about occupation; a nation/state occupying another nation. It is not about if the Israelis have a historical right or if they are the same ancestors of Moses or Abraham. It is not about if the holocaust […]

Presentation:Times of Changes in the Mediterranean: The Arab spring and Israel.

Times of Changes in the Mediterranean: The Arab Spring and Israel. Madrid 2010 Civil societies, political changes, and democratic processes —  The Arab Spring is an ongoing and deeply significant process occurring in the Middle East that in the future will have important implications not just for the Arab world and the region, but on […]

Research Paper : The Agreement between the Vatican and Israel

The Agreement between the Vatican and Israel: Historical Background: Theodore Herzl met with Pope Pius X in 1904 and asked the Roman Church to support Jewish aspirations for a return to their traditional homeland in Israel. The pope was blunt. “The Jews have not recognized our Lord. Therefore we cannot recognize the Jewish people.” For […]

Research Paper : Private Security Companies that are hired to Protect Settlers in Jerusalem.

        Legal Aspects 5-2-2010   Private Security Companies that are hired to Protect Settlers in Jerusalem. General situation on checkpoints: In 2003, Israel state comptroller published a report urging the development of an overall strategy for checkpoint administration. But only in 2005, when the comptroller began working on a follow-up report, did […]

Research Paper : Effects of House Demolition on Palestinian Women

Coventry University Center for Peace and Reconciliation Studies Pg Cert. Conflict Resolutions skills EFFECTS OF HOUSE DEMOLITION ON PALESTINIAN WOMEN By Nadia Harhash Presented to Professor Andrew Rigby 24 December 2008 CONTENTS I. Introduction 2 II. Background: Demolitions and Expulsion 4 III. Israeli Justifications for Demolitions 7 IV. The Need for Building Permits 9 V. […]

Incoherent moments: Between an airstrike and a UN Resolution

Incoherent moments: Between an airstrike and a UN Resolution A Fatah friend of mine told me some days ago while discussing the situation that they are worried that while the president is putting all his tremendous efforts in the UNSC at the moments in coming back with a (resolution) state, Hamas will do something “foolish.” […]

Coherence-ing Incoherence

I wish there is a rock, mountain high and distant from this universe, where one can have a look outside of those too many circles of complications that are surrounding us like a giant snake. The rock I mean needs to be on a different comet having a panoramic view on earth. The situation around […]

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