Author Archives: Michael Argaman

About Michael Argaman

Michael Argaman was a community organizer for the United Farm Workers Union in the 1980s, later becoming a member of the Histadrut (Israeli Labor Federation) and a candidate for Tel Aviv Labor Council. During his 15 years in Israel/Palestine he was active in the peace and justice movement. Active in Metro Justice, an organization allied with the Rochester Labor Council, Argaman focuses on racial justice, Middle East peace and Nicaragua solidarity.

Nine Star Hotel

film stillNine  Star Hotel (Malon 9 Kochavim) isn’t a fancy hotel that you would like to stay at for your vacation. Its name comes from a sarcastic remark made by one of a group of undocumented Palestinian construction workers, referring to their makeshift shanties in the hills above the Israeli city of Modi’in. Continue reading