Kathleen Peratis


Remember Gaza

By Kathleen Peratis

Remember Gaza
On her fourth trip to Gaza, Kathleen Peratis finds a desperate population, imprisoned by Israel and Egypt, terrorized by Hamas, and growing increasingly hopeless that anything can change.Read More


My Way or the Highway

By Kathleen Peratis

My Way or the Highway
Acting unilaterally, whether it’s Israel or the Palestinians, can be destructive and making a deal would be better. But it might be the only way to make progress, writes Kathleen Peratis.Read More


Should Gaza Become Part of Egypt?

By Kathleen Peratis

Should Gaza Become Part of Egypt?
Is Egypt Palestine?Read More


I'll Take My Haggadah Without Fathers or Kings

By Kathleen Peratis

I'll Take My Haggadah Without Fathers or Kings
I bought 24 copies of “The New American Haggadah” sight unseen, based on the recommendation of a friend and the yiches of its creators, writers Jonathan Safran Foer and Nathan Englander. The aesthetic of the books is very Zen, very Steve Jobs: It’s light — literally, the paper seems nearly weightless — and spare, with monochromatic flying Hebrew letters.Read More


Gaza's 'Tunnel Economy' Is Booming

By Kathleen Peratis

Gaza's 'Tunnel Economy' Is Booming
Despite the Israeli blockade, Gaza’s economy shows signs of life. Traffic through its disputed tunnels to Egypt is thriving, although perhaps not for long.Read More






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