Mimicking Sarah's abusive treatment of Hagar is not the way. The welcome Germany has given migrants proves that governments and people can change policies.
Nicolas Pelham , Nicolas Pelham
Nicolas Pelham is a correspondent for The Economist based in Jerusalem, and a writer on Arab affairs for the New York Review of Books. He has been based in Cairo, Rabat and Baghdad and is the author of A New Muslim Order (2008) and co-author of A History of the Middle East (2010).
Could Hamas be offering Israel the best interim agreement ever offered by an Arab administration?
In the run-up to the Pope's visit, Israel lobbyists glorify how Israel treats its Christian minority versus Palestinians 'persecution' of theirs – but where are Christians truly safe and part of public life?
Israel wouldn't mess up and let its airport security people welcome President Obama to the country, would it?
Jerusalem's International Writers Festival invited writers from across the globe, but shunned the culture in front of it.