Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Emily De Ferrari: Saturday January 16, 2010, revisited

This is not security, this is not madness, this is a concerted effort to rid the land of Palestinians.

May 14, 2021 · 5 Comments

Abby Zimet: They Took My House, They Took My Life, They Took Everything.

Israeli police forcibly expelled a Palestinian family from their home in the occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday and promptly turned it over to right-wing Jewish settlers, who raised the Israeli flag over it as family members wept.

February 22, 2019 · 2 Comments

Marc Jampole: The Symbolism of Jerusalem

The terrible consequences of the largely symbolic move of U.S. embassy: At least 61 dead and 2,700 injured, plus U.S. credibility in international circles sinks lower. The demonstrations and killings … Continue reading

May 18, 2018 · 1 Comment

Joan E. Bauer: On the Road to Jerusalem    

Sabra is Hebrew for cactus flower, prickly on the outside, sweet in the middle.   In Arabic, the word, saber: the virtue of patience & tenacity.   I leave a … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Abby Zimet: On Stomping Into A Bone-Dry Forest With A Naked Flame

Sign of the enraged times. Twitter photo. . It took only hours after Trump’s heedless “act of diplomatic arson” against Palestinian rights and hopes for furious protests to break out … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Israel Clamps Down on Internal Dissent

As a tenuous ceasefire takes hold, the besieged Gaza strip must contend with the path of death and destruction left by Israel’s month-long military assault, including 1,939 Palestinian lives lost, … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

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