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...

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 –...

Dialogue in Palestine. The People to People Diplomacy Programme and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

International donors have influenced and shaped narratives on Palestine, to the point that to speak about Palestine without reflection is an exercise in disseminating...

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...

‘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 Sand Catcher

GU-Q scholar pens debut novel on complexity of Palestinian memory Author and scholar Omar Khalifah (pictured), an associate professor of Arabic literature and culture at...

‘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...

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...

Passage to the Plaza

Passage to the Plaza is a fast-paced novel that follows a multi-generational cast through the first Palestinian Intifada. It is written from a predominantly female...

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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Settlements Security Officers point their guns At Palestinians, taking law into own hands

Palestine Update 521 Settlements Security Officers point their guns At Palestinians, taking law into own hands  The National Bureau for defending land and resisting settlements stated...

Israel’s mass fabrication of lies and transgressions

Palestine Update 520 Editorial comment Israel’s mass fabrication of lies and transgressions Without exception, Israel churns out lies and misdemeanors against Palestinians on a daily basis. These...

The risks of solidarity are the essence of shared struggle

Palestine Update 519 Editorial comment The risks of solidarity are the essence of shared struggle “When you go to the Holy Land and see what’s being done...