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Solidarity with the people of Maré! Military Embargo on Israel Now!

by Soraya Misleh The criminalization and genocide of poor black youth in Brazil has shown its face once again. On June 25, people living in the Favela Nova Holanda, in … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Israeli Checkpoint at Rio de Janeiro Weapons Fair

Israeli Checkpoint at Rio de Janeiro Weapons Fair by Soraya Misleh/ BDS Brasil Passport! asserted the Israeli security guard in English, as he approached BDS Brasil demonstrators (Boycott, Divestment and … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Would you want Israel at your gay wedding?

A mural celebrating gay rights in Israel has been painted on the wall of a parking lot in Manhattan’s West Village. It was sponsored by alumni from Birthright Israel, an … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · 9 Comments

Who will the US demonize, sanction and invade next? Oh right. Iran.

As I sit at a table in a coffee shop in Queens, typing on my laptop and pretending to be Carrie Bradshaw (reimagining her as a political columnist and not a … Continue reading

January 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Imprisoned and tortured … or just assasinated by the USA

*** Extrajudicial detention is the detention of individuals by a state, without ever laying formal charges against them. The Guantanamo Bay detention camp is an extrajudicial detainment and interrogation facility … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

A música mais triste do mundo, a caminho de Israel?

Uma das minhas cantoras preferidas é uma mulher chamada Ana Moura.  Ana canta o Fado, um estilo de música portuguesa. Na minha opinião, o fado é a música mais triste do mundo. Muitos … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

The saddest music in the world, en route to Israel?

One of my favorite singers in the whole world is a woman named Ana Moura.  Ana sings a very particular style of Portuguese folk music called Fado (fah-doo).  In my … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · Leave a comment
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