Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania is an award-winning Palestinian American columnist.

Twitter: @rayhanania

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Palestinians must reject rejectionism to achieve peace

Even before details of President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan is released, Palestinian leaders and activists have already declared it “dead on arrival.”

June 20, 2018

Victims of Israeli violence deserve financial support

Israel is behind a slick and sleazy campaign to demonize the families of Palestinians accused of violence and terrorism against Israeli targets.

June 13, 2018

‘Ugly moral questions will hang over the stadium’

World football champion Lionel Messi has found himself in the middle of a big Middle East mess this week after his Argentinian team was invited to play in a World Cup warm-up match at Teddy Kollek Stadium in West Jerusalem on Saturday.

June 05, 2018

Israel and US turn their back on democracy

As Israel murdered Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip, American and Israeli media outlets and officials like US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman continued to assert Israel is a “democracy” and that the protesters were “terrorists.”

May 23, 2018

The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza

If it wasn’t bad enough that so many people are being killed and injured in the protests along Gaza’s border with Israel, what makes it worse is the callous nature of the response from the governments and the media in Israel and the United States.
May 16, 2018

Portman a moderate voice in Israel-Palestine debate

Israeli actress Natalie Portman is the definition of the moderate voice in the Israel-Palestine conflict. And she’s not alone.

April 26, 2018

Angry voices will never bring peace to the Middle East

The Arab world listened intently to Barack Obama six months after he was sworn in as US president, when he outlined his “new beginning” in relations with the “Muslim world” in his famous Cairo speech.

April 11, 2018