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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...

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Edward Said and the ‘rendezvous of victory’ Palestinians find inspiration in the first anti-apartheid movement and other struggles against settler colonialism in their call for...

A doomed Middle East Peace

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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...

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Last month Palestinians marked the 53rd anniversary of the 1967 War in which Israel conquered the West Bank, east Jerusalem, Gaza and the Golan...

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At the time that Israelis, Palestinians, and many around the world, were focused on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans for unilateral annexation of the...

History of Jerusalem goes online

History of Jerusalem goes online - The archive covers the history of Jerusalem since 1528 Saudi Arabia’s King Abdul Azi Public Library (KAPL) and UN...

Reflections on Palestinian Leaderships Past

Reflections on Palestinian Leaderships Past July 7, 2020   Jamil Hilal identifies the political strengths on which Palestinians can build as well as historical weaknesses to avoid.  Palestinian children...

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