Israel Diaries Blog

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London Bridge Checkpoint, Anyone?

Given the spate of terror attacks in London, Berlin, Paris and Brussels, among other places, here is an idea whose time has come: checkpoints. It should not be difficult to contain the problem of...

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Palestinian Identity: Beginning A Serious Study

In a discussion about a supposed long-standing Palestinian identity, a Facebook friend asked me to provide him with primary sources that would allow him to re-examine his assumptions. I decided to look into academic...