Tag Archives: Israel

Stop the Blame, Stop the Hate

Credit:  I, Makaristos

The conflict between Israel and Gaza is, and always has been, more nuanced than we sometimes like to admit. And we do ourselves a disservice by not at least acknowledging that. But if peace is our goal, we need to start.

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Going Up: Minnesotans in the Israeli Army

Israeli-soldier

Standing on a Jerusalem street corner on the one trip I made to Israel, I had an overwhelming feeling that most of my life had been spent asleep or in hiding. The Israelis I saw all around me, on the other hand, seemed alive in ways Americans were not; their hearts awake and on their sleeves.

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