In the Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name and author of a book set ï¿½in the naked desert, under the indifferent heavens.' The book is The Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph, the author is T.E. Lawrence.
Dr. Ron Lobel is medical director of a hospital about 17 kilometers from the Gaza border. His hospital treated both Israelis and Palestinians alike until the borders closed. He tells the story of two embattled rivals and patients who can't return home.
Airbnb announced plans to delist rentals in the occupied West Bank in November, but was quickly engaged in lawsuits that alleged discrimination. The vacation website has reversed their decision, but is again fielding blowback.
The term "concentration camps" has been used to describe migrant detention centers on the southern border under the Trump administration — and not without controversy. But the term has particularly affected some Latinx Jews.
Palestinian officials are hoping that the nearly-completed restoration will boost tourism at a time when the West Bank remains under Israeli occupation, plagued by a political stalemate and hobbled by high unemployment.
Trump announced the plan, billed as the "deal of the century," in Washington, DC, alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday. But missing from the announcement were Palestinians — who preemptively rejected the proposal, citing pro-Israel bias. One Palestinian activist speaking prior to the plan's unveiling called it a "scam."