Monthly Archives: November 2014

No Honoring of Murders in Houses of Worship

A tenet of nonviolence is to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and imagine what their life is like and how I would react to the pressures and joys they face. The murders in the Har Nof synagogue by a … Continue reading

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“The Myth of Arab Intransigence” Shimon Shamir in 1970 and 2013

Another find in Allan Solomonow’s mountain of files is an article that the Committee on New Alternatives in the Middle East (CONAME) reprinted from a January 9, 1970 article by Shimon Shamir in the Israeli paper Ma’ariv. CONAME was co-founded … Continue reading

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Is That Me?…Who Says So? I do!

I can’t find one good thing to say about this cover of World Over: A Magazine for Young People from 1976. My Israeli compatriots and I were being told not to trust in any P.L.O. representative’s sincerity in wanting to … Continue reading

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Catholic Workers Join Communists Demonstrating Against Nazi Ship in 1935

Just taking a break from posting archival stuff about Israel Palestine. I like this story from the 1930s when the Catholic Workers joined communists in demonstrations against the German cruis liner, The Bremen when it was in port in New … Continue reading

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