Tag Archives: Israel

Palestinian Poet Mahmoud Darwish’s “Prison Cell”: Audio PostCard

Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008) may well be Palestine’s greatest poet, and perhaps that of the Arab world. His works, though specific  to the Palestinian question, are much broader. They speak of dispossession, yearning, the need for a home. The broken wings … Continue reading

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Snapshot: Egypt, Tourism and Islam Today

Snapshot: Egypt, Tourism and Islam Today In spite of the apparent calm in Egypt after the historic “overthrow” of the Mubarak regime, travel, a major source of income for the country, has not recovered. While some cruise lines have reinstated … Continue reading

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When Will We See The Pyramids Again?

When Will We See The Pyramids Again? The questions as to when travel to Egypt will resume, and Egyptian itineraries re-established are big ones among the decision makers in the US travel and tourism industry, and are being discussed daily. … Continue reading

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