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Maya Norton · September, 2009

Welcome to my profile on Global Voices Online. I love reading, writing, traveling, and hearing people's stories, especially those whose lives are different than my own. Professionally, I work with indigenous and minority communities with an emphasis on Arab-Jewish and Israeli-Palestinian relations.

Connect on Twitter – and say hello: http://twitter.com/MayaNorton.

My original blog can be seen here: http://TheNewJew.wordpress.com. It was the first Jewish philanthropy blog on the internet and a true act of love.

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Latest posts by Maya Norton from September, 2009

27 September 2009

Israel: “Ajami” Reveals Nuanced Look at Israeli Society

The film "Ajami" was the big winner at last night's Ophir Prizes and will continue on to international audiences as Israel's foreign film nominee for the 2010 Academy Awards. Israeli...

Israel: Leonard Cohen Performs to Rave Reviews

Songmaster Leonard Cohen visited Israel this week, performing to a sold out crowd of 47,000 fans. Israeli bloggers who were lucky enough to attend gave rave reviews.

Israel: Palestinian TV Comedy Wins Applause from Bloggers

Israel: Cafes Discourage Digital Workers

Israel: New Organ Donation Law Passed

Israel/Palestine: Mocking Qaddafi on Wikipedia

Israel: Dealing with Israelis During the Holiday Season

Israel: Preparing for Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement