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Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania is an award-winning former Chicago City Hall political reporter and columnist.

17 August 2019 01:45 PM

Palestinians in Israel need to awaken from their apathy

The collapse of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition following the April 9 elections should show Palestinian voters in Israel that they have a voice and can force the government to change.

19 June 2019 04:09 PM

Arabs and Muslims miss out due to census failures

You would think that every country would want an accurate count of who lives in their country, right? Unfortunately that’s not the case at all.

13 June 2019 12:51 PM

Israel gladly fills void left by disengaged Palestinians

Palestinians are absolutely correct that US President Donald Trump’s efforts on the Arab-Israeli conflict have been extremely pro-Israel. But is it a smart strategy for the Palestinians to disengage from the process completely and remain absent from what Trump is doing?

18 April 2019 12:19 PM

Omar needs to make a choice: Serve as an Arab or a Muslim

Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar has found herself at the forefront of a battle that has been raging in America since the 9/11 terror attacks.

31 January 2019 10:50 AM

Palestinian statehood being stymied by divisions

Palestinian politics has been in a nosedive for decades.

10 January 2019 10:08 AM

Arab world lawsuits plan shows truth doesn’t matter to Israel

Israel has announced a plan to file lawsuits against Arab countries, asserting that the Arab world forced Jews to leave their lands following the establishment of the Israeli state 70 years ago.

04 January 2019 01:40 AM

Palestinians’ suffering empowering Iran’s extremist regime

The failure to push Israel’s government to accept a just peace and end its occupation of Palestine and oppression of Palestinian rights has empowered extremist regimes, including and especially Iran.

20 December 2018 08:43 AM

Christian Arabs are the canary in the Middle East cage

As a Christian Palestinian living in a politically-charged America, I look forward every year to the Christmas holiday season, a period of about 30 days during which the world pauses from its violent chaos to think about the plight of the quickly vanishing segment of Christians who are barely surviving in the Middle East.

13 December 2018 09:02 AM

Israel’s anti-Palestine propaganda defeated at the UN

Despite being the target of ongoing defamation by the US and Israel because of its refusal to abandon the Palestinian refugees, the UN manages to serve as a method of monitoring the world’s moral compass.