Robert Hirschfield is a New York-based writer who covers Israeli and Palestinian peace activists. He has written for The Progressive, The National Catholic Reporter and Sojourners.
India’s Green Party Maverick
The 'poor man's Ralph Nader' tries to turn a green movement into a mass movement.
Heresy of a ‘Hebrew Palestinian
Uri Davis is the first Jew elected to the Fatah Revolutionary Council.
Independence and ‘Catastrophe’?
An Israeli group tries to democratize memory by recognizing Palestinians' 'Nakba.'
Shawn of the Left
Wallace Shawn speaks for himself. Usually.
Haaretz's Gideon Levy bucks Israeli media to report on Palestinian suffering.
The Crime Against Debbie Almontaser
Even Bloomberg now admits that the victim of the New York "Intifada" t-shirt hysteria is no terrorist
The Checkpoint Women of Israel
Machsom Watch advocates for fair treatement of Palestinians, drawing both resentment and respect from their countrymen
An Israeli Refuseniks Good Fight