A Lady With A Smile

Uri Avnery at a Hadash rally against the 2006 Lebanon War

IT IS not easy to be an Arab in Israel. It is not easy to be a woman in Arab society. It is not easy to be an Arab in Israeli politics. And even less easy to be an Arab woman in the Knesset. Haneen Zuabi is all these together. Perhaps because of this she …

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Wine, Blood and Gasoline

Uri Avnery at a Hadash rally against the 2006 Lebanon War

KAFR KANNA, a village near Nazareth, is probably the place where Jesus – according to the New Testament – turned water into wine. Now it is the Arab village where the Israeli police is turning stones into blood. On the fateful day, the police was confronting a group of young Arabs protesting against the Israeli …

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