Category Archives: Middle East Peace

A Sign for the Times

Taken from Redit.com For the entertainment portion of today’s blog, we begin with an article and video link to Gal Gadot and friends singing a beautiful and haunting version of Imagine Click here to for the link to the article … Continue reading

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There and here: Diaspora communities in graphic literature and comix, Part II

One of the first examples of a graphic narrative about an immigrant’s experience is literature is┬áThe Four Immigrants Manga (1931), written and illustrated by Henry Kiyama, 1885-1951). The book went out of print and was lost until it was translated … Continue reading

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There and here: Diaspora communities in graphic literature and comix, Part 1

From Wikipedia: “…diaspora is used to refer to the involuntary mass dispersion of a population from its indigenous territories, most notably the Jews who were dispersed from the Land of Israel in antiquity” So I am a member of this … Continue reading

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Surreal, mythical, and tragic

These three words describe three graphic novels about the Middle East that I recently read. Actually only two are novels, the third, Mike’s Place, is best more like historical fiction. Each book completely engages the reader via stories that are … Continue reading

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My own Christmas/Holiday truce

In the winter of ’75-’76, while serving in an infantry brigade in the Israeli army, I was stationed on Mt. Avital, a mountain on the Golan Heights. Well, actually, it was one of the several extinct volcanoes that dot the … Continue reading

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Travels with David, or the good neighbor policy in action

I grew up on the east side of Los Angeles, in a town called Montebello, a pretty cool place to grow up. It was primarily a middle-class town, filled with working class people. There were attorneys, carpenters, carpet people, clerks, … Continue reading

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