In the land of my birth: A Palestinian boyhood

Reja-e Busailah has lost two dear parts of himself over the course of his lifetime: his sight and his homeland. In his autobiography, “In...

Book Review: The long overdue return of an incredible insider’s view of the Balfour...

“Palestine: The Reality” contains invaluable historical information about the genesis and significance of the Balfour Declaration in 1917, and some startling revelations about the...

Poisoned Toothpaste And Exploding Phones: Israel’s Proxy For War

A new book chronicles these techniques and asserts that Israel has carried out at least 2,700 assassination operations in its 70 years of existence. Poisoned...

‘Lives in Common’ recalls a not-too-distant time when Arabs and Jews lived as neighbors

Projecting the Palestinian-Israeli conflict's intensity and seeming intractability today onto the past, many people assume that enmity has been at the fore of relations for...

The biggest prison on earth

Professor Ilan Pappé’s latest book, “The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories”, is a review of Israeli policy towards the...

Living Memories — Testimonies of Palestinians’ Displacement in 1948

A must-read This slim volume of testimonies from Palestinians who experienced the Nakba emphasises several factors which are vital to the preservation of Palestinian memory....

Palestine: The End of the Bedouins?

Today, most of the Jordan Valley, undoubtedly one of the most ravishing landscapes on the planet, is situated in what is known as Area...

Silence is an Occupation all Its Own

An interview Silence is an occupation all its own: an occupation by the dominant and deeply flawed Israeli narrative. But refusing to see the nuance...

What will liberation look like for North America and Palestine?

What will liberation look like for North America and Palestine? Steven Salaita makes the case for a global decolonization movement, in a book that...

The US and Israel Share a History of ethnic cleansing

What connects Palestinian and Indigenous American scholarship and activism? What does it mean to decolonize settler societies? These are some of the questions tackled...

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Youth Speak out on alternatives to the occupation

Palestine Update 256 Comments Youth Speak out on alternatives to the occupation Things are somewhat bleak for the Palestinians these days. With an American administration gone awry,...

German history obstructs Palestinian justice

Palestine Update 255 Comments German history obstructs Palestinian justice By passing a resolution equating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel with anti-Semitism, Germany allowed its...

Israel fumbles with the music as Kushner dances on one foot

Palestine Update 253 Comments Israel fumbles with the music as Kushner dances on one foot All eyes are now focused on the ‘Deal of the century’ and...