Jessica Montell


Op-Ed Doesn’t Close the Book on Cast Lead

By Jessica Montell

Op-Ed Doesn’t Close the Book on Cast Lead
The intensity of the debate raised by Richard Goldstone’s Washington Post op-ed indicates just how much his name still symbolizes an open wound for Israeli society.Read More


Demagoguery vs. Human Rights

By Jessica Montell

Normally I don’t feel the need to comment on Hugo Chavez’s rhetorical gestures. I’ve got my hands full responding to the ideologues and provocateurs in my own neck of the woods. But when the Venezuelan president comments on this past winter’s Israeli military operation in Gaza, on the same day that B’Tselem releases a major study on the same topic, the two worlds collide.Read More






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