Alice Wagstaffe

Articles by Alice Wagstaffe

  • Bab al-Shams: The Short Life of a Palestinian Settlement

    On Friday morning, a small group of Palestinians drove up into the hills between Jerusalem and the large Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim. By Friday around lunchtime, they had announced to the world that the village of Bab al-Shams had been established. A day later, they had 250…

  • Moshe Silman, RIP

    Moshe Silman, the Israeli man who set himself on fire at Saturday's J14 social justice protest, has died at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv. He spent the past week in critical condition there with second- and third-degree burns covering 94 percent of his body. He was 57 years ol…