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‘Writing for the sake of collective survival’ — the emotional brilliance of the Palestine Writes Festival – December 9, 2020

Posted on Dec 17th, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss This past year, the isolated loneliness of being a writer has been magnified by the cruelties of the pandemic.…

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The pandemic’s savage political revelations, from the U.S. to Palestine – August 8, 2020

Posted on Dec 17th, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

First published in Mondoweiss Much of the analysis of COVID-19 and Palestine examines the pandemic through a political lens. Palestinians in Israel…

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The twin challenges to Palestinian mental health of occupation and pandemic – July 7, 2020

Posted on Dec 17th, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

First published in Mondoweiss On June 25, 2020, the Jewish Voice for Peace Health Advisory Council cohosted with founding members of the…

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With Apologies to Sholem Aleichem…An Old Rabbinic Tale (truly) – September 23, 2020

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

There is a Yiddish folktale about a man who lived with his wife, eight children, mother, and father?in?law in a one?room house. He was miserable so…

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Who Matters? Pandemic in a time of structural violence – May 5, 2020

Posted on May 9th, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

First published in Mondoweiss. Focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic as it impacts Israel/Palestine provides us with a unique case study of the…

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Forward global thinking on Covid 19

Posted on Mar 28th, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

First published in MOndoweiss The announcement that nine cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Gaza filled me with a new level of anxiety and…

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Coronavirus: A good argument for Medicare for All – March 18, 2020

Posted on Mar 20th, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in The Seattle Times Special to The Times As an obstetrician-gynecologist and member of Physicians for a National Health…

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Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ is a flawed, ahistorical plan with major health consequences – February 27, 2020

Posted on Feb 27th, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss The Trump administration plan for Israel/Palestine, ironically titled “Peace to Prosperity: a vision to…

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A hierarchy of vulnerability – February 1, 2020

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2020 - By Alice Rothchild

First published in Mondoweiss I was recently passing through customs where I popped my US passport face down on a little machine which then…

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