Tag: Arab-Israeli Conflict

Who Owns the Holy Land?

tabsir , January 1st, 2022

As another year draws to a close, it is hard not to think in larger terms of the course of the last century. The world has seen two…


If only Abraham had known …

dvarisco , August 7th, 2021

The Sacrifice of Abraham, by Andrea del Sarto, ca. 1527-1528 A fable, dedicated to Mark Twain and all who really understand what it means to suffer Abraham was…


Picturing the “Enemy”

tabsir , April 3rd, 2021

My friend Karim Ben Khelifa, an award-winning photographic journalist who I met over a decade ago, has produced an extraordinary film (“The Enemy”) on his experience as a…


Why it (Still) Makes Little Sense to Call ISIS Islamic

tabsir , August 26th, 2015

A member of ISIS poses in a fighter jet similar to those used in the Prophet’s time. By Haroon Moghul, Religion Dispatches, August 24, 2015 Last week, The…


Bedouin Women with Cameras…

tabsir , May 21st, 2015

“Photography has brought us closer, it’s enabled us to find a common language.” Photo by Ilan Assayag The reality exposed by Bedouin women armed with cameras Mothers and…


Clausewitz Updated and downsized

tabsir , May 15th, 2015

There is a nicely done satire by Sean McFate on how to take over a small country. Check it out here. Note: Only the rich may apply.