It has been over a week now. Over 600 Palestinians and ten Israelis have been killed (seven of them soldiers), and 3,085 Palestinians have been injured.
The dynamics of "violence begets violence" are simple and probably understood by everyone who has ever been in a fight.
It is appropriate and necessary to criticize Israel's excessive military attacks in Gaza.
I can't help commenting on the tragic situation in Gaza after a week like this. There have been many calls for a ceasefire which, of course, I support as necessary and important.
In addition to the obvious and outrageous tragedy of those killed by the Israeli bombing of Gaza (640 killed so far in this
A well-repeated Arab saying dealing with conflicts states: al bad'azlam, "the initiator [of a conflict] is the wrong one." So if you are trying to figure out who is wrong in the current ro
One hundred tons of bombs are Israel's way of saying to the captive citizens of Gaza, Merry Christmas, Happy Eid (feast), and Happy New Year.
I spent much of the weekend communicating with Muslim and Jewish leaders on the recent crisis in Gaza.
The Council of Islamic Relations calls the Israeli attack on Gaza a "disproportionate and counterproductive ...
Who am I to cast light upon the human soul?
Sitting down to write peace-verses for mercenary gain,
Hunting for poems and hoping against hope that I need not