CHECKPOINTS 101

Welcome to West Bank Palestine: Daily Harassment, intimidation, discrimination, racism, humiliation, denial of humanitarian treatment, respect and even medical aid, women dying at checkpoints...

Book Review: ‘The Two-State Delusion,’ a well-researched but mistitled saga of a failed peace...

By Sam Bahour “When they have no hope and no vision, they will go. As they did in 1948.” ~Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) MK Bezalel...

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...

‘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...

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Israels geforderte Legitimität ist grimmig zu hinterfragen

Palestine Update Nr. 191 – 22. Nov. 2018 – Israels geforderte Rechtmäßigkeit ist grimmig zu hinterfragen Meinung Israels geforderte Legitimität ist grimmig zu hinterfragen Die Schaffung...

A small Christian community in numbers; vibrant in impact

Palestine Update 193 Comment  A small Christian community in numbers; vibrant in impact When the history of a free and just Palestine is written- sooner than later-...

South African Academic Conference Dis-invites Israelis After Boycott Pressure

Pressure from supporters of a boycott against Israel has led organizers of an academic conference in South Africa to disinvite Israeli participants. Entitled “Recognition,...