Review: ‘Passage to the Plaza’ on an ever-changing political landscape

In the Bab Al-Saha quarter of Nablus, Palestine, the first Intifada has taken place, and residents have adjusted to a new normal with soldiers,...

Palestinian Womens activism: Nationalism, Secularism, and Islamism

Shortlisted for the 2019 Palestine Book Award, Islah Jad’s Palestinian Women’s Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism provides a much-needed historical analysis of Palestinian women’s activism...

The two State solution always failed

 Ian Lustick’s traces his thinking on why the two-state solution, which he terms the TSS, has failed. He argues that the two-state solution ‘is...

The hundred years war on Palestine – Conquest and resistance

Rashid Khalidi’s account of Jewish settlers’ conquest of Palestine is informed and passionate. It pulls no punches in its critique of Jewish-Israeli policies (policies...

As a Jew who publicly identifies with the Palestinian civil society movement for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) of Israel, I am painfully...

Palestine On the Air

From 2013 to 2016, academic and activist Karma Chávez hosted a radio programme which gave voice to people supporting the Palestinian struggle for their...

We are not here to be bystanders

Linda Sarsour’s memoir, “We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders,” is, by turns,  trenchant, painful and amusing, Sarsour’s memoir is packed with hard-learned lessons...

Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state

This powerful collection from an international mix of respected academics, newer voices and political activists explores the place of Israel as a Jewish state...

Apartheid is a Crime: Portraits of the Israeli Occupation

Mats Svensson, a former Swedish diplomat whose personal experience of Palestine opened up the possibility of rethinking through Palestinian narratives, clarifies the role of...

Palestine and Rule of Power – A MUST-READ INTERVIEW

Alaa Tartir discusses his new edited anthology: Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs. International Governance. A new look into how international aid...

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Palestinian Citizens in Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

In the aftermath of the 1948 Nakba, Palestinians have had to contend with different forms of erasure and fragmentation of Palestinian identity, while acquainting...