The sad truth is that whatever grand illusion is harbored by Washington and Tel Aviv at the moment is almost entirely based on exploiting Palestinian divisions, for which the Palestinian leaderships are to be wholly blamed.
The Institute for Palestine Studies is making public documents from the secret appendix to the report of the Commission of Inquiry, headed by Israeli Supreme Court president Yitzhak Kahan, which was created to investigate the 1982 Sabra and Shatila massacre
U.S. attempts to find legal justification for assault on Palestinian refugees and UNRWA brush aside history and sidestep the purpose of international law altogether.
Despite its expiration nineteen years ago, the Paris Protocol has locked the Palestinian economy in a crippling structural dependency on Israel.
As we mark twenty-five years since the signing of the Oslo Accords, and in light of recent developments affecting all facets of Palestinian life at home and in the diaspora, we share Edward Said's The Morning After, which first appeared in the London Review of Books on October 21, 1993. Said's foresight in assessing the ramifications of the so-called "peace process" is prescient as he concludes that the accords were "an instrument of Palestinian surrender" and insists that, moving forward, "the common battle against poverty, injustice and militarism must now be joined seriously."
Caught between Israel’s restrictions and crippling poverty, Gaza’s cancer patients find themselves in a grim reality with little reason for hope.
Tlaib’s victory propels forward a shift already underway in U.S. politics, as do primary victories by New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar.
Ibrahim Dakkak Award for Outstanding Essay on Jerusalem will be awarded to an outstanding essay that addresses either contemporary or historical issues relating to Jerusalem. The winning submission will receive a prize of U.S. $1000 and will be published in the Jerusalem Quarterly.
The existential threat facing UNRWA is deliberate, and so are the dire consequences for the 5.3 million registered refugees it serves.
Reading the new Basic Law together with over twenty “Annexation Laws” proposed in the Knesset in the last three years uncovers the legal scaffolding for the complete colonization of historic Palestine already in place.
The law gives us a new opportunity to define the Israeli regime not only according to its practices, but also according to its laws: a colonial system of apartheid.
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