Jefferson Mays and Jennifer Ehle in Oslo Photo: T. Charles Erickson You might well think that a three-hour drama about the
A highlight on cinema screens this year is an innovative Palestinian film that has received high accolades from Michael Moore. The Wanted 18, directed by Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan, has already won various awards
In the end, Oslo unleashed another one of the paradoxes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - it was the Israeli left, always accused of being too sympathetic toward the Palestinians, that wanted the separation in the first place, and the most significant peace agreement the left signed ultimately played into the hands of the Israeli right.
Whereas Israel enjoys a preponderance of military and economic power and negotiates from a position of strength, the Palestinians are living under occupation with a limited ability to challenge Israel.
On the 20th anniversary of Rabin's assassination, Israelis and Palestinians debate what might have been if he had survived.
73-year old Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was killed on November 4, 1995 by three shots fired by an Israeli rightwing nationalist who opposed the Oslo Accords. The assassination of came at the end of a peace rally in Tel Aviv in favor of the Accords.
“The day he was killed was probably the worst day of my eight years as president.”
"You think there is a magic wand here, but I disagree," he told his political opponents, who have been pushing for peace talks.
Divided Palestinians need to be united if the current protests are to have direction.
A weeklong bout of violence shows no signs of slowing.