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Stories by Jordan Elgrably
Jordan Elgrably is the director of the Levantine Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
'American Sniper' Not Only Inflames Anti-Muslim Behavior, But Is a Botched Film
Posted on: Feb 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Is it too much to ask that a movie set during the Second Gulf War teach us something meaningful about Iraq?
Jews Must Speak Out For Arab-Jewish Unity and Against Racism in Israel
Posted on: Jul 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet
In the wake of the tragic deaths of Israeli and Palestinian youths, Israeli political leaders must stop inciting violence against Arabs.
Is Hollywood Afraid of Palestinians?
Posted on: Sep 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet
It's time for a conversation in the film industry about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Colonialism, Christians and Refugees: 'Incendies' Searches for a Past in a Country Wracked by Civil War
Posted on: Apr 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Denis Villeneuve's latest west-meets-east film about war and identity bridges North Americans and the Arab world.
'Miral': Why Julian Schnabel's Palestine Makes Some Pro-Israel Factions See Red
Posted on: Mar 28, 2011, Source: Al Jazeera English
Unraveling the pathos behind the anger at Schnabel's latest film.
New Political Thriller Captures the Tension of the Iran Hostage Crisis
Posted on: Sep 15, 2010, Source: AlterNet
'Cemetery of Dreams' is a finely nuanced debut novel of political intrigue, culture wars and contemporary history that puts our relationship with Iran into sharper relief.
Fight the War Economy
Posted on: Dec 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Obama's administration should dismantle the U.S. war economy to clear the way for universal health care, new energy technologies and peace.
Artists and Musicians Are at the Heart of the Interfaith Peace Movement Circling the Globe
Posted on: Dec 5, 2008, Source: Levantine Cultural Center
How artists and writers are part of the interfaith peace movement encircling the globe.
Palestinian Narratives Enter the Mainstream
Posted on: Mar 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet
Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad says his Oscar-nominated film, 'Paradise Now,' is an attempt to create peace between the Middle East's many identities.
Tim Robbins' Patriot Act
Posted on: Mar 1, 2006, Source: AlterNet
Robbins' newest play, an adaptation of Orwell's '1984,' speaks directly to the Bush administration's perpetual war on terror.
The Morality of 'Munich'
Posted on: Dec 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet
Spielberg's startling new film, 'Munich,' is an incisive argument against the use of violence to resolve the Mideast conflict.
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