Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania is an award-winning former Chicago City Hall political reporter and columnist. He can be reached on his personal website at

Twitter: @RayHanania 

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New silent intifada threatens Israel’s apartheid

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians has increased and threatens to overrun Israel, but it seems like much of the mainstream news media and the Tel Aviv government are playing it down and hoping it will just go away.

May 25, 2022

Israeli apartheid set to become even more extreme

Violence by Palestinians against Israelis has been on the rise recently, creating a crisis in the Tel Aviv government, which usually means even harsher measures and stepped-up rhetoric about “anti-Semitism.”

May 18, 2022

‘Biden Arabs’ should be given a voice

April is designated as Arab American Heritage Month in the US and this past month has showcased not only the many heritage month festivals and events that have been held, but also the personalities that headline Arab American activism.

April 27, 2022

Madam Vice President: Psagot is a racist settlement

I think it is great that US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff, the “second gentleman,” hosted a Passover seder at their residence the other day.

April 20, 2022

Israel’s failure to pursue peace may provoke more violence

The First Intifada — Palestinian civilian protests against Israeli brutality — began on Dec. 9, 1987, in the Jabalia refugee camp after an Israeli military vehicle collided with a civilian car, killing four Palestinian workers.

April 06, 2022