Posts Tagged “hope”

Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace

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Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace

Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace Saudi Gazette  Sunday, March 24, 2013 By Ray Hanania ARABS and Jews are emotional people. We live on an emotional roller coaster that one day swings high on anger and on another day swings high on hope. Like many Palestinians, I’m not optimistic about peace and I have been very wary…

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Party of hope revives itself in Israel

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Party of hope revives itself in Israel

Yair Lapid has shown that there is support for peace in Israel. Now it is time for Palestinians and Israelis to seize the moment and push for peace by rejecting the extremists and fanatics and embracing the moderates. Reject violence and embrace negotiations. Support compromise and be respectful of each other.

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There is a future for Palestinians and Israelis

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There is a future for Palestinians and Israelis By Ray Hanania The surprise rise of Yair Lapid’s “There is a Future” Party in Israel, which galvanized the dormant peace movement to rise to a major political victory in Israel’s elections should remind everyone that “hope” never dies. It merely sleeps. In the past 17 years…

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Avoid the misunderstandings to get to peace

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Avoid the misunderstandings to get to peace By Ray Hanania — When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House with President Obama, they were careful not to make fun of Obama, whose popularity is lower than his bow to the king of Saudi Arabia. Netanyahu didn’t ask Obama if…

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HANANIA: Democratic convention aftermath, change or action? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 8-29-08

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Not just “change,” America needs action By Ray Hanania — The Democratic Convention may have been exciting for those privileged few who were in their front convention seats. But from the bleachers of mainstream America where most Americans sat in front of their TV screens, the convention started out slow and continued on predictably.

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HANANIA: Middle East peace needs more hope, For Immediate Release, 11-21-07

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Middle East peace needs more people willing to hope By Ray Hanania — There is a street in West Jerusalem’s “German Colony” called Emek Rafaim, which translated from Hebrew means “valley of the ghosts.” It is surrounded by large homes made of the colorful pink and gray Jerusalem Stones once owned by Palestinian families before…

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