Why Should Palestinians Write Their Sports History?

By Issam Khalidi Palestinian modern history is unique, not only because of the Nakba (i.e. catastrophe) of 1948, and the expulsion of the 750,000 refugees from...

Settlements and National Parks

IntroductionIsraeli construction in East Jerusalem began as soon as the area was annexed in 1967. Large Jewish neighborhoods/settlements were built: French Hill, Giloh, East...

There is no letter “p” in the Arabic language.

There is no letter “p” in the Arabic language. “Falastin” is how “Falastinians” refer to themselves. Ask a Palestinian what the word means to...

Why are Israel’s allies suddenly concerned about its latest annexation?

Israel has repeatedly stolen Palestinian territory throughout its seven-decade history Israel’s announcement of plans to annex 30 percent of the occupied West Bank has caused...

The Forgotten History of the Jewish, Anti-Zionist Left

Progressive Jewish opposition to Zionism Zionism was for many years a minority movement throughout most of the Jewish world. Prior to the Holocaust, its political...

Netanyahu’s Corruption Trial Resumes as Israel Faces Coronavirus Protests (VIDEO)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s graft trial resumed on Sunday after a two-month break amid mounting protests over his alleged corruption and handling of...

HCJ Repeals Law Expropriating Palestinian Land!

Following ACRI’s petition with Peace Now and Yesh Din from 2017, the Law for the Regularization of Settlement in Judea and Samaria, what we...

A doomed Middle East Peace

A Doomed Middle-East Peace Jul 14, 2020SHLOMO BEN-AMI The late PLO chairman, Yasser Arafat, was right to reject the peace proposal made at Camp David 20...

How a 14th century document breathes life into a destroyed Palestinian village

How a 14th century document breathes life into a destroyed Palestinian village Israel's demolition of Zakariyya al-Battikh seemingly erased its centuries-long history. Two testimonies from...

Hamas and the Arab Spring (Gaza papers, part I)

Hamas has not recognized Israel or laid down its arms. However, several factors have combined to transform it from an opposition group championing armed...

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Weekend Reading

Palestine Update 407 Comment        Weekend Reading We share with you an edited transcript of a Sept. 19 talk by Palestinian novelist and Workers...

What peace can you have with gun trotting Zionists?

Palestine Update 406 Comment        What peace can you have with gun trotting Zionists? Those who believe that the peace deals signed under President...

Israel’s peace deals are signed in blood

Palestine Update 405 Comment        Israel’s peace deals are signed in blood Israel today is intoxicated by the love of power. Its intent is...