Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania is an award-winning former Chicago City Hall political reporter and columnist. He can be reached on his personal website at

Twitter: @RayHanania 

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Moderate Israelis can help achieve two-state solution

The strongest force pushing for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not coming from the Arab world or the Arab American community — it is coming from the Jewish community.

April 21, 2021

Biden’s pro-Israel ICC stance rankles with Arab Americans

US President Joe Biden’s move to oppose the decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate potential war crimes in the Occupied Territories jeopardizes all of the promises he has given and actions he has taken to empower Arab Americans.

March 10, 2021

Israel’s supporters attack critics to avoid the issues

Whenever someone criticizes Israel, the first thing you hear is that they are “anti-Semitic.” There is a simple reason for this: Israel’s supporters use accusations of anti-Semitism as a means of silencing the critics and preventing a public discussion on the issues.

February 24, 2021

Time for Biden to join the fight for Palestinian rights

More than 700 Israelis and Palestinians on Saturday marched together and demanded, with one unified voice, an end to the oppression of Palestinians by Israel’s government.

February 10, 2021