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. 

97 Years Ago: Balfour & British Imperialism in Palestine

November 2nd marked the 97th anniversary of the 1917 Balfour Declaration declaring “His Majesty's Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people” in a letter from U.K. Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to British Zionist partisan Lionel Walter Rothschild. This November's Special Focus covers Balfour, British imperial policy in Palestine and its effects on the Palestinian people.

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.

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