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...

Violence and impunity in the West Bank during the COVID-19 pandemic

The failure of Israeli authorities to prevent settler violence against Palestinians, and its contribution to de facto annexation of Palestinian land Publication date: 19 May...

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...

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...

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...

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

It’s all a question of timing

When Sahar Khalifeh’s "Passage to the Plaza" appeared in English this year, thirty years after its initial publication, it seemed out of sync –...

‘The long journey of a refugee trying to return home’ — Salman Abu Sitta’s memoir BY HATIM KANAANEH  SEPTEMBER 1, 2020  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter   In the preface...

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...

‘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...

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Why can’t the EU say the word apartheid?

Palestine Update 467 Why can’t the EU say the word apartheid? Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability The European Union refuses to recognize the reality of Israel’s regime...

Abbas offered four solutions to allow first Palestinian elections in 15 years but decided...

A Palestinian official said President Mahmoud Abbas was offered at least four solutions to allow the first Palestinian elections in 15 years to move...

‘NYT’ coverage of the Human Rights Watch ‘Apartheid’ report is a game-changer

‘NYT’ coverage of the Human Rights Watch ‘Apartheid’ report is a game-changer Having grown up in a secular liberal Jewish family in and around New...