Behind the Mask


It is perhaps the first time in the long history of sexual harassment in India that a wife’s statement has corroborated the victim’s charges of the alleged rape – as in the case of Tarun Tejpal, his wife and daughter have substantiated what the victim had alleged. This news had set me thinking about other wives in similar cases.

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Posted in Article, Causes at February 19th, 2014. No Comments.

The Almond Tree – A Book Review


Michelle Cohen Corasanti’s debut novel The Almond Tree is a courageous effort by an American Jewish woman to write about a controversial issue – the Israel-Palestine Conflict – with passion, understanding, and yet authenticity; an issue which have long been misrepresented and misunderstood. The Almond Tree is an inspirational narrative of profound pain, courage, hope, resilience and indomitable human spirit.

But what makes Corasanti’s book stand apart is her very humanistic, sensitive and equitable handling of the events of the story.

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Posted in Article, Causes at February 7th, 2014. No Comments.