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It's time to read Goddess of Battle.

As President Trump prepares to issue his "deal of the century," intended to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it's time to delve...

Reading in Jaffa

Reading from Goddess of Battle in the most appropriate venue possible: Yafa book store in Jaffa, a Jewish-Arab suburb of Tel Aviv. Thank...

Just Beer

I stopped in a boutique downtown Jerusalem wine and beer shop yesterday. It's a landmark in downtown Jerusalem, a store that's been...

Never the Whole Story

When I watch or read news coverage on Jerusalem, what I see is a conflict-driven city where Palestinians and Jews argue over control. But...

Breastfeeding a Baby

The media rarely deems stories of people reaching across the conflict news worth covering. But when a Jewish nurse at a Jerusalem...

Believe

In a class I took last semester as part of a masters degree in creative writing, I did a presentation on the wise women of the book of...

No Mother Should Suffer

This post is dedicated to a courageous, brave and beautiful woman I heard speak at a meeting between Jewish and Muslim women in a town in...

Horror Breeds .... Courage

Recently I had the honor of meeting a Jewish woman who lost her son who was killed when he went out for a hike with a friend, just a walk...

Women Wage Peace

I just realized that the publication of my book coincides with 50 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank. Half a century. A long...

Small Gifts of Humanity

During the last war with Gaza, my youngest daughter, still in elementary school, spent classes packing care packages for the southern...