February 25, 2015 9:00 pm -


DURA, West Bank — Hatem Amro’s donkey is as scrawny as his salary. In January, Amro, who teaches Islamic studies in the southern West Bank as one of 180,000 employees of the Palestinian Authority, coped with a 40 percent pay cut by buying a short, spindly donkey for his nine-mile commute to school. It’s just one…

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D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

2 responses to Israel Withholding Tax Payments To Palestinians Causing More Suffering

  1. Ronald L February 25th, 2015 at 10:25 pm

    >>The move came in response to the Palestinian step of joining the International Criminal Court.

    Israel’s contradiction is dizzying.

    Israel (rightly) demands that the Palestinians not use violence but then punishes them for using the legal system!

  2. jybarz February 26th, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Bloody hell! This is really bad, unfair and inhumane!