3 June 2010 0 Comments

Grief, violence and a Palestinian sleuth

I haven’t written anything about what we might call the flotilla fiasco. And I’m not going to do so. Here’s why: The Jerusalem Post reviews THE FOURTH ASSASSIN, the latest of my Palestinian crime novels, this week. Ilana Teitelbaum writes: “As in the previous novels, a seemingly isolated instance of murder is revealed to be […]

9 February 2010 1 Comment

NY Times Jerusalem ethical dilemma

The Jerusalem Post has an article examining the emerging controversy surrounding New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Ethan Bronner. His son is about to enter the Israeli army and a Times editor wrote a piece suggesting that this made it impossible for Bronner to continue in his post.

26 May 2007 0 Comments

Jerusalem Post: Collaborator a "Stunning Portrayal" of Palestinian Life

The Jerusalem Post, a well-known English-language Israeli newspaper, printed two stories Friday–one a review of my book The Collaborator of Bethlehem, the other a profile of me. The review calls my book a “stunning portrayal” of Palestinian life. I’m delighted that the Israeli reviewer found himself enlightened about the lives of Palestinians. As most Israelis […]