The Press on Palestine: September 2019

"The Press on Palestine" is an initiative by the Palestine Square blog to highlight bias and watchdog mainstream U.S. print media’s reporting on Palestinian affairs and the Arab Israeli conflict. Select articles from last month are shared and discussed in this edition.

Why Israel’s Election Changes Nothing and Everything for Palestinians

Three key and interconnected trends can be drawn from the election, all of which present crucial strategic questions for the Palestinian struggle in the years ahead.

Fall 2019 Marketing and Fundraising Internship

The Institute for Palestine Studies (USA), Inc., (IPS) has an opening for a Fall 2019 intern in the exciting field of marketing and fundraising.

Special Issue: Black-Palestinian Transnational Solidarity

Curated by activist-scholars Noura Erakat and Marc Lamont Hill, the Journal of Palestine issue 192 contextualizes, interrogates, and ultimately advances the long and rich legacy of transnational solidarity between oppressed groups in the United States and Palestine from the 1930s to the present day. 

Palestine Unbound Test

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 23:44 -- driley

Test:

August 21, 2014 –Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu during a press conference on 6 August 2014 cited the Journal of Palestine Studies as the authoritative source documenting the claim that Hamas puts children to work in “terror” tunnels, sending them to their death. This naked fabrication has been repeated by numerous pro-Israeli media outlets, starting initially with a July 2014 article in the Anglo-Jewish Tablet Magazine and subsequent articles in the Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel and the Huffington Post.

Palestine Deception Pre-Sale Pricing Ends 10/15

J. M. N. Jeffries, formerly a war correspondent in Europe and the Middle East, working for Britain’s largest-selling newspaper, the Daily Mail, was sent to Palestine in 1922 by its owner, Lord Northcliffe, to report on its developing political and economic affairs—just five years on from the Balfour Declaration and its promise of British support for the establishment in Palestine of a Jewish national home.

The Human Cost of Israel's Assaults on Gaza

Host Omar Baddar sits down with Amer Shurrab, a Palestinian from Khan Yunis, Gaza who has lost six of his family members as a result of Israeli attacks on Gaza since 2009. Amer recounts the story of his two brothers who were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers during Operation Cast Lead in 2009. The most recent attacks on Gaza have left three of his cousins dead and his family farm destroyed.

Special Focus: Operation Cast Lead (27 December 2008 - 18 January 2009)

OPERATION CAST LEAD: The 1,400 Palestinian dead, most of them civilians, not to mention the staggering devastation revealed when Israel finally had to allow journalists into the Strip after it ended the assault, had a powerful impact on international and Arab opinion. Unfortunately, the shock of the assault was not sufficient to overcome the venomous split between the Fatah-backed Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and the Hamas government that took over the Strip by force in July 2007.

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