Tagged The Gatekeepers

‘Gatekeepers’ to perform at Hadassah Purim tea party

Hadassah Southern Arizona will hold a Hamantashen High Tea for men, women and children on Sunday, March 1 at 3 p.m. at Congregation Bet Shalom. Costumes are optional. Entertainment will be provided by The Gatekeepers, a musical family from Ironwood Hill Church. One of the group leaders is John… Read more »

The wisdom of a former Shin Bet Chief

Washington – In the past week, I had the honor of spending several days with Ami Ayalon, a decorated Israeli war hero and former commander of the Israeli navy and head of the Shin Bet security service from 1995 to 2000. Ayalon was in the United States to address… Read more »

In 2 Oscar-nominated documentaries, Israel takes a hit on occupation — and helps pay for it

In a scene from the Oscar-nominated documentary "5 Broken Cameras," co-director Emad Burnat inspects his cameras. (Alegria Productions)

LOS ANGELES (JTA) — It’s hard to imagine two more divergent perspectives on Israeli-Palestinian relations: that of a Palestinian farmer whose village is resisting the encroachment of a nearby Jewish settlement and of the security service chiefs responsible for maintaining order in the Palestinian territories. Surprisingly, however, these protagonists… Read more »