Posts Tagged “peace”

Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview

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Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview

Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview The Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour was co-founded by Palestinian Ray Hanania and Israeli Charley Warady. It included Jewish American comedian Aaron Freeman and Israeli comedian Yisrael Campbell. The group performed comedy shows before live audiences throughout Israel in 2007 including in West Jerusalem, East Jerusalem, Jaffa, Hebron, Tel Aviv, and…

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Palestinians should get on the path toward statehood

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Palestinians should get on the path toward statehood

Palestinians should get on the path toward statehood Palestinians should not repeat the past 70 years. As we approach the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (catastrophe), Palestinians have a choice to make. Do we continue to allow people to dictate our future by blocking every peace effort and demanding all or nothing? Or do we accept…

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Confronting Iran cornerstone to confronting extremism

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Confronting Iran cornerstone to confronting extremism

Confronting Iran cornerstone to confronting extremism Iran is the cornerstone of increasing extremism in the Middle East and the failure of the Arab World to unite to confront Israeli atrocities. Palestine won’t be free until extremism and extremists are destroyed. By Ray Hanania Arab News, Dec. 21, 2017 – In his National Security and Defense…

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Presidents Obama, Trump and the “complacency of hope”

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Presidents Obama, Trump and the “complacency of hope”

Presidents Obama, Trump and the “complacency of hope” Why change needs to be defined not by eloquent and inspiring promises, but by a new energy in the Arab World to define itself, defend itself and fight for its own justices. The Arab World can’t rely on American presidents, inspirational words or on foreign powers Published in the…

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Kerry warns Israel-Palestine relations “getting worse”

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Kerry warns Israel-Palestine relations “getting worse”

Kerry warns Israel-Palestine relations “getting worse” In speaking to the pro-Israel Saban Forum organized by the Brookings Institution’s Center for Middle East Policy this past week (Dec. 2, 2016), outgoing Secretary of State John F. Kerry said that the situation for peace “is “getting worse.” And, he cautioned, no peace with the Arab World can…

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العاطفة هي سبب رفض الفلسطينيين للسلام مع إسرائيل

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العاطفة هي سبب رفض الفلسطينيين للسلام مع إسرائيل

العاطفة هي سبب رفض الفلسطينيين للسلام مع إسرائيل بقلم راي حنانيه Emotion drives rejection of peace with Israel كالعادة تجر إسرائيل رجليها إلى محادثات السلام بينما يستمر الفلسطينيون في لوم أنفسهم بكل استسهال. صحيح أن إسرائيل لها اليد العليا في محادثات السلام الحالية المدفوعة بكل شراسة من طرف وزير الخارجية الأمريكي جون كيري، لكن الفلسطينيين…

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In Middle East, Deep down, we all know that peace is best

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In Middle East, Deep down, we all know that peace is best

Deep down, we all know that peace is best By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette, Sunday Dec. 5, 2014 Being Palestinian is like living on a roller coaster, a ride that has its ups and downs, its fear and its excitement. There are some days where I am angry about the violence that takes so many…

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وحده توازن القوة قادر على إجبار إسرائيل على قبول السلام

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وحده توازن القوة قادر على إجبار إسرائيل على قبول السلام بقلم راي حنانيه Only a balance of power can force Israel to make peace لقد كانت حرب 1967 بين إسرائيل والعرب أحد أكثر الأحداث التاريخية إهانة للعرب. ففي أقل من ستة أيام، تمكنت إسرائيل من فضح الخطاب الأجوف والكاذب للقادة العرب آنذاك. وبعد ستة أعوام…

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Only a balance of power can force Israel to make peace

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Only a balance of power can force Israel to make peace Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Sunday, September 22, 2013 By RAY HANANIA The 1967 Arab-Israeli war was one of the most humiliating events for Arabs. In less than six days, Israel exposed the emptiness and bluster of the Arab leaders at the time. Six years later,…

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War between extremists and moderates spills over onto ADC

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War between extremists and moderates spills over onto ADC

War between extremists and moderates spills over onto ADC Saudi Gazette Newspaper Sunday, June 09, 2013  By Ray Hanania Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian American elected to the Michigan Legislature, sent an explosive letter on May 31 to the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the nation’s premier Arab civil rights group, that accused its Michigan Director, Imad…

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