gazan voices

Speak out on behalf of the voiceless, and for the rights of all who are vulnerable. PRoverbs 31.8 Painting in the YMCA art studio I don’t actually believe that there is such a thing as a voiceless person. Even amongst those who are most oppressed.  Everyone has a voice. Those in positions of privilege choose…

new profile: a path to peace

It was a telling insight into Israeli culture that during the elections last month the only group which appeared to be a viable alternative to Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and its coalition was Blue & White, an alliance led by three former army generals, including most prominently Benny Gantz, the army’s Chief of Staff during…

how long?

Early Friday morning, my friend and I left when it was still dark to drive towards Be'er Sheva to continue our walk on the Israel National Trail. As we reach segments of the Trail further south, we're beginning to lose good hours to driving, so we're now walking two days at a time, roughly 30km…

this joyful eastertide

Al-Masih qam! Hakkan qam. Alleluia! The Lord is risen! He is risen, indeed. Alleluia!   At 6am on Easter Sunday, eleven of us gathered in the gardens of the Scots Hotel to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord. As I mentioned in my last post, the major holidays of Easter and Christmas are unpredictable times…