Scraping the swastikas off our public spaces still leaves a mark. Ditching Steve King - re-elected nine times - from Congressional committees still leaves Trump, whose racism-friendly supporters are now filling his re-election coffers
Mya Guarnieri Jaradat
Mya Guarnieri Jaradat is a journalist, writer, and the author of The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel’s New Others. She is currently working on a memoir about her time in Bethlehem. Twitter: @myaguarnieri
It was red, white, and blue, sloppy but unmistakable, disfiguring the trees flanking the kids' playground. 'You should report it,' my husband urged. 'I can’t,' I said. 'I can’t deal with it.'
Until the occupation ends, he says, there can be no Hebrew in our home. So I started listening to Israeli music in the car. That's where the rebellion started - and its consequences
In America, as a Jewish-Muslim, pro-BDS couple we've tried to find our place with little success. But I didn't expect to feel nostalgic for the secular Jewish culture I was most comfortable with: a kind that's only found in Israel
We left the West Bank when our life together there became impossible. But even in America, are we nave to imagine our children can really be both Jewish and Palestinian?