Non-Orthodox Jewish organizations in Israel plan to soon sue the Israeli government in order to secure a space at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, for mixed-gender prayer, the groups said in a letter released July 11.
It’s the responses on social media that trouble Eetta Prince-Gibson the most.
Eetta Prince-Gibson spent Yom Hazikaron with 3,000 Israelis — and hundreds of Palestinians from the West Bank.
Netanyahu’s power is maintained by constant sets of calculations as to how to keep his coalition in order. His appointment of Dayan as Consul-General is just one more calculation, Eetta Prince-Gibson writes.
Cutting off a number of Palestinian neighborhoods from Jerusalem is a terrible proposal, Eetta Prince-Gibson says. She suggests a different way to make the holy city work for both Israelis and Palestinians.
Why do many leftists utter only half-hearted lamentations when certain Israelis are killed? Eetta Prince-Gibson says such behavior isn’t doing Palestinians any favors.
After speaking to Israeli poet Haim Gouri about his reasons for rejecting the ‘Zionist Works of Art’ prize, Eetta Prince-Gibson explains why his decision was incredibly Zionist.
Arab Israelis joined Jews in condemning the New Year’s Day shooting rampage in Tel Aviv. So why did Benjamin Netanyahu use the murders to condemn the community — and score cheap political points?
Russian Israelis have long celebrated their New Year’s Eve holiday quietly, because many Jews incorrectly think it is a Christian rite. But a new generation is promoting the tradition as a way of promoting their heritage.
Israeli Eetta Prince-Gibson desperately wants to see Palestinians in nuanced terms. But that’s no easy feat, when everyone is urging her to play a simplistic blame game.