writers and artists
January 2005: A Tale of Two Elections
10 July 2004: What is actually wrong with the so-called "security wall"?
16 June 2004: Demonstrations against the wall
23 May 2004: Protesting the
IDF in Gaza, and how to help
From Gila Svirsky:
"I have every belief that we are going to get to peace sooner
rather than later, though admittedly, not in the term of Ariel Sharon.
The reason for my optimism is that both sides are fed up. We cannot
tolerate the kind of life we have been living for so many years much
longer. Right now there is a sense of fury, frustration, bitterness
and hatred on both sides. What the Israeli action combined with the
terrorist bombings have done is to foster more hatred than anything
over the last 30 years of occupation. We will be able to get past
it – Japan got past two nuclear bombs – but it will take time, and
something a bit more than 'confidence building measures'..."