Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Building Jerusalem . . . in Jerusalem

  September’s song is soaring, but the chords of summer echo on, not least my visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territories in late July for readings from A Blade of Grass: New Palestinian Poetry, the bilingual anthology I edited last … Continue reading

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Jerusalem: What Apartheid Looks Like

Jerusalem.  The Holy City.  Centre of three major world religions,  and surely a place that should transcend political differences, remind us of our shared humanity, and humble all who enter its ancient walls? For while I am not a member … Continue reading

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