May you live happily ever after…

It’s a warm and humid summer afternoon in Beirut and we’re as usual struggling with the traffic on the (in)famous “autostrade” going to Jounieh when suddenly something catches my eye. No. It can be. It’s a HUGE advertisement board from a travel agency offering unbeatable prices for couples wanting to get a civil marriage in … Continue reading

Why I do not believe in the one state solution

“For decades, there has been a stalemate: two peoples with legitimate aspirations, each with a painful history that makes compromise elusive. It is easy to point fingers – for Palestinians to point to the displacement brought by Israel’s founding, and for Israelis to point to the constant hostility and attacks throughout its history from within … Continue reading