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Maya Norton · March, 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.

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My original blog can be seen here: 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 March, 2009

5 March 2009

Israel: Jerusalem Suffers Third Bulldozer Attack This Year

The first time it seemed like a freak attack: an anomaly separate from time and place. The second, it was a nightmare. Now it has happened again. Israeli news reported...

4 March 2009

Israel: Cold Front Warmly Received

The snow and icy rains that chilled Israel this weekend received a warm welcome from its residents. As the rainy season draws to a close, many fear that this year's...

Israel: Negotiating a Prisoner Exchange for Gilad Shalit

Three years ago, Palestinian militants captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in a cross-border raid. Despite numerous diplomatic attempts to earn Shalit's release, the 22-year old remains in Hamas custody. In...

Israel: Triumphant Week for Israeli Women

3 March 2009

Israel: Novelist Writes From Palestinian Perspective

Israel: Changing Check Points

Israel: What is the Language of Peace?

Israel: Is Lindsay Lohan Converting to Judaism?

Word in the Israeli blogosphere is that Lindsay Lohan is converting to Judaism. On her personal Facebook page, Lohan last week said she hoped that the conversion will bring her...