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Connexions Library

Address by President Nelson Mandela at the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Mandela, Nelson
Article
1997
It behoves all South Africans, themselves erstwhile beneficiaries of generous international support, to stand up and be counted among those contributing actively to the cause of freedom and justice. A...
Addressing the Violence: My Roadmap to Peace
El Sarraj, Eyad
Article
2007
In order for peace to set sail there should be some guiding principles. The most important is equality. This is not to say that the conflict is between two equals. Overwhelming Israeli power and uncon...
Agreement on terms
Luyendijk, Joris
Article
2007
I have come to accept that western journalists cannot accurately, let alone objectively, represent the Middle East and the Arab world. The problem is not that journalists do not always adhere to their...
Alternative Press Center
Organization
Annotated links to alternative points of view available on the Internet.
America's Complicity in Evil: Barbarism on the High Seas
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2010
Once again the US government has permitted the Israeli state to murder good people known for their moral conscience. The Israeli state has declared that anyone with a moral conscience is an enemy of I...
America's last taboo
Said, Edward
Article
2002
The unspoken premise of the mainstream press is that no Palestinian or Arab position on Israeli police terror, settler-colonialism, or military occupation is worth hearing from.
Anti-Palestine Media Bias Remains Untouchable Even to Canada’s Media Critics
Engler, Yves
Article
2016
A recent Canadaland podcast simultaneously highlighted anti-Palestinian media bias and the fear liberal journalists’ face in discussing one of the foremost social justice issues of our time.
Anti-racists who queston Zionism are not racists
Gowans, Stephen
Article
2001
Anyone who criticizes the actions of the Israeli government runs the risk of being labelled anti-Semitic by those who want to silence all criticism of Israel.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu to UC Berkeley: Divesting is the Right Thing To Do
Tutu, Desmond
Article
2010
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encourage...
Armed robbery in Gaza - Israel, US, UK carve up the spoils of Palestine's stolen gas
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
Israel desperately covets Gaza's gas as a 'cheap stop-gap' yielding revenues of $6-7 billion a year, writes Nafeez Ahmed. But first Hamas must be 'uprooted' from Gaza, and Fatah bullied into cutting o...
Authors of Gaza youth manifesto speak to Electronic Intifada
Almeghari, Rami
Article
2011
We, the youth of Gaza, who make up sixty percent of Gaza's 1.6 million residents, have increasingly felt repressed in many aspects, starting from the long-standing Israeli occupation of our lands -- p...
Avenge But One of My Two Eyes
Mograbi, Avi (director)
Film/Video
2006
Israeli director Avi Mograbi documents what he calls the "culture of death" in the psychology of Israel the occupier.
Battle to Preserve Palestine's History Rages in New Novel
Irving, Sarah
Article
2014
A review of Radwa Ashour's novel The Woman from Tantoura: A Modern Palestinian Novel (American University in Cairo Press, 2014).
Bertrand Russell's Last Message
Russell, Bertrand
Article
1970
No people anywhere in the world would accept being expelled en masse from their own country; how can anyone require the people of Palestine to accept a punishment which nobody else would tolerate?
Between the Lines: Readings on Israel, the Palestinians and the U.S. "War on Terror"
Honig-Parsas, Tivka; Haddad, Toufic (eds.)
Book
2007
A collection of essays that addresses the situation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the need for changes. It provides the background of the conflict and an analysis of the resistance and repre...
Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History
Finkelstein, Norman
Book
2005
A meticulously researched expose of the corruption of scholarship on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Bringing to bear the latest findings on the conflict and recasting the scholarly debate, Finkelstein...
The Birth of Agro-Resistance in Palestine
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Canaan Fiar Trade, a co-operative farming project with a model of self-sufficiency and dignity, has grown rapidly, and now assists some 2000 small-hold farmers in the West Bank, but it still receives ...
Blaming The Victims: Spurious Scholarship And The Palestinian Question
Said, Edward; Hitchens, Christopher (eds.)
Book
2001
Demonstrates with cold precision how the consistent denial of truth about the Palestinians by governments and the media in the West has led to the current impasse in Middle East politics. Controversia...
British Policy in Palestine
Cliff, Tony (writing as L. Rock)
Article
1938
The three principal factors in the political arena in Palestine 1in 1938 are British imperialism, the Arab nationalist movement under its present leadership and the Zionist movement.
Building blocks for peace in the Middle East
Galtung, John
Article
2006
The minimal demands of both sides are compatible and legitimate; the maximum demands lead to endless war.
"Burn the Haystack!"
Editors of News from Within - Alternative Information Center
Article
1996
This war is part of (the Israeli government's) plans to achieve total control over the Palestinian people -- plans which will inevitably lead to both peoples, Palestinians and Israelis alike, paying a...
Calling Bono: Your Palestinian Gandhis Exist ... in Graves and Prisons
Weir, Alison
Article
2010
Palestinians have been engaging in nonviolence for decades. The reality is that nonviolence is only as powerful as its visibility to the world.
Carter's Inconvenient Truths: An Honest Man Refutes Propaganda
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2007
The reason that Israel has been able to appropriate Palestine unto itself with American aid and support is that Israel controls the explanation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At least 90% of Ame...
The Case Against Israel
Neumann, Michael
Book
2005
Neumann argues that Israel's policies are the cause of the conflict, and that the conflict can be ended by Israel changing its behaviour.
Ceasefires in Which Violations Never Cease : What's Next for Israel, Hamas, and Gaza?
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2014
On August 26th, 2014, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both accepted a ceasefire agreement after a 50-day Israeli assault on Gaza that left 2,100 Palestinians dead and vast landscapes of dest...
The Charlatanism Of Palestine-Denial
Vlazna, Vacy
Article
2013
Here we go again. On Israel and the US losing their UNESCO voting rights, ‘Israel's ambassador to UNESCO, Nimrod Barkan, ‘said in an interview that his country supports the U.S. decision [to suspend c...
ChestDoc in Palestine
Khan, Dr. Asad
Article
2007
A Child in Palestine: The Cartoons of Naji Al-Ali
Al-Ali, Naji
Book
2009
Presents the work of Naji Al-Ali, a leading Palestinian political cartoonist, and is introduced by Joe Sacco, author of Palestine.
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Class Politics in Palestine
Cliff, Tony (writing as L. Rock)
Article
1939
Zionism is a factor that weakens the class struggle of the Jewish masses, and strengthens the reaction outside of Palestine as well as the reactionary forces in Palestine. Jewish immigration into Pale...
The Common Good
Chomsky, Noam; interviewed by David Barsamian
Book
1998
Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
Article
1989
A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rig...
Connexions Library: Middle East Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Middle East.
Corporate Watch - Tracking Corporate Complicity in the Occupation of Palestine
Website
2010
A blog to track companies profiting from the Israeli occupation of and apartheid policies in Palestine. In addition to research blogs, the site also includes all Corporate Watch's recent articles on I...
Counter-Rhetoric: Challenging "conventional wisdom" & reframing the conflict
Schaeffer, Emily; Halper, Jeff; Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2006
This useful little book does two things. It challenges the rhetoric, the perceptions and assumptions regarding the conflict in Israel/Palestine, and it exposes the underlying imbalance of power around...
A Country Of Sacred Cows And Ten Commandments
Abubacker, Ershad
Article
2009
It's high time that Israel must understand that criticizing Israeli government's foreign policy for assassinating people or for shooting children, is by no way Anti-Semitic, it's just being humane.
The court does not sympathize: The moral depravity of the Israeli legal system
Elhanan, Nurit Peled
Article
2009
The blood of Palestinians is cheap in this country. No one has ever been punished for killing Palestinians' children, adults, newborns, old people. The murderers are all walking among us, free and hap...
Creating A Giant Ghetto in Gaza: Against The Current vol. 125
Avnery, Uri
Article
2006
I is possible to force a whole people to submit to foreign occupation by starving it? That is, certainly, an interesting question. So interesting, indeed, that the governments of Israel and the United...
Criminalizing Criticism of Israel: The End of Free Speech?
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2009
A massive push is underway to criminalize criticism of Israel. The Lobby is working to ban as anti-Semitic any truth or disagreeable fact that pertains to Israel. It is permissible to criticize ever...
Criticism not disloyal
Article
2008
Support for Palestinian rights thus need not come at the expense of concern for Israelis - in fact, advocating changes to Israeli policies that perpetuate war, anger, and resistance is the truest prom...
Defending Palestinian solidarity
Abunimah, Ali
Article
2010
The Electronic Intifada, the online publication about Palestine, finds itself at the centre of a storm as a pro-Israel group applies pressure to have a grant from a Dutch foundation withdrawn. This as...
Defending The Defensible: Jewish And Palestinian Boycotts
Vlazna, Vacy
Article
2014
Oh dear, poor Israel. Poor Israel - the world's 4th largest nuclear military power. Poor Israel - the serial war crimes, crimes against humanity, crimes of aggression violator. Poor barbaric Israel is...
Destruction of Palestinian olive trees is a monstrous crime
Chelala, Cesar
Article
2015
The uprooting and cutting down of over a million olive and fruit trees in occupied Palestine since 1967 is an attack on a symbol of life, and on Palestinian culture and survival. A grave crime under i...
The Different Faces of 'Popular Resistance' in Palestine: Manipulating History
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2012
Apparently, 'popular resistance' has suddenly elevated to become a clash of visions or strategies between the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah and its rivals in Gaza, underscoring an existing and dee...
The Disappearance of Palestine
Cook, Johnathan
Article
2013
The idea that a financial lifeline – whether Kerry’s plan or Netanyahu’s economic peace – is going to smooth the path to the conflict’s end is an illusion. Peace, and prosperity, will come only when P...
Disaster and Mental Health: The Palestinian Experience
El Sarraj, Eyad; Qouta, Samir
Article
2005
The continuing Israeli military occupation of Gaza is the cause of deep and widespread trauma for Palestinian children and adults.
Do I Divest?
Tutu, Desmond
Article
2002
If apartheid ended, so can this occupation, but the moral force and international pressure will have to be just as determined.
Dr. Makdisi on a One State Solution
Makdisi, Saree
Film/Video
2007
A video clip featuring Dr. Saree Makdisi presenting the case for a one-state solution in Israel-Palestine - a democratic secular state.
Drinking the Sea at Gaza: Days and Nights in a Land Under Siege
Hass, Amira
Book
1996
Israeli journalist Amira Hass describes life in Gaza under Israeli siege.
Empire, Religion and Liberation: Against The Current vol. 135
Webber, Jeffery R.
Article
2008
“At least 10 Palestinians were killed in Gaza on Sunday by Israeli fire,” today’s New York Times reports as I write this review, “bringing the number of Palestinians killed since Wednesday… to more th...
The End of Academic Freedom in America: the Case of Steven Salaita
Proyect, Louis
Article
2015
In the years I spent at Columbia University, there was always some professor or another coming under attack from the Israel lobby. But no matter the intensity of the witch-hunt, I was always proud to ...
Epilogue to Underground to Palestine
Stone, I.F.
Article
1946
The epilogue to I.F. Stone's first-hand account of the movement of European Jews to Palestine in 1946.
Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine: Home Demolitions on the Rise
Hardigan, Richard
Article
2016
According to the Israeli Committee against House Demolitions, an Israeli NGO, the Israeli government has demolished 28,000 Palestinian structures since the Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza began i...
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Pappe, Ilan
Book
2007
Israelo historian Ilan Pappe recounts the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from Israel during the war of 1948.
Ethnic Cleansing: Palestine Reality: Against The Current vol. 139
Finkel, Joel
Article
2009
While the term “ethnic cleansing” has come into use only very recently, the act that it describes, namely the forcible expulsion of one or more ethnic groups from a region, has been practiced for mill...
Expulsion of the Palestinians: The Concept of Transfer in Zionist Political Thought 1882-1948
Masalha, Nur
Book
Before, during and after 1948 the Israelis expelled more than 750,000 Palestinians. The ideas and attitudes that allowed for this concept of "transfer" are examined in Nur Masalha's book. "Transfer"b...
"Exterminate all the Brutes": Gaza 2009
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2009
Israel has a straightforward means to defend itself: put an end to its criminal actions in occupied territories, and accept the long-standing international consensus on a two-state settlement that has...
Eyes With Legs
Dinh, Linh
Article
2010
In the last decade, 11 journalists have been murdered by Israeli forces, including Cevdet Kiliclar, a Turkish who was shot in the head, last week, as he photographed Israeli commandos attacking peace ...
The Facts About Hamas and the War on Gaza: Seeing Through the Lies
Finkelstein, Norman
Article
2009
The record shows that Hamas wanted to continue the ceasefire, but only on condition that Israel eases the blockade. Long before Hamas began the retaliatory rocket attacks on Israel, Palestinians were ...
False Prophets of Peace: Liberal Zionism and the Struggle for Palestine
Honig-Parnass, Tikva
Book
2011
Honig-Parnass unearths the central role played by the Israeli Left in laying the foundation for the colonial settler project and its campaign of dispossession.
Farmers in Palestine create amazing produce in adverse conditions - and are fighting to export them
Blythman, Joanna
Article
2009
Palestine produces some of the finest olive oils in the world, not to mention dates, nuts, tomatoes - even wine. Now, despite the conflict, farmers are finding ways to export their produce - and show ...
Farming Under the Wall: Stories of Palestinian Farmers in the West Bank
Mancini, Emma
Article
2013
The difficulties of Palestinian farmers as their lands are placed behind the Wall.
The Fateful Triangle: Israel, the United States and the Palestinians
Chomsky, Noam
Book
Chomsky examines how Israel has systematically tried to eradicate the Palestinians as a political, national and cultural entity by stealing their land, invasion and occupation and how this has been ma...
Fearsome Words? : Nationalism and the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Neumann, Michael
Article
2009
We are so bemused by the lovely vision of peoples determining themselves, we cannot see that ethnic self-determination is, in the real world, a quest for racial sovereignty, not a bid to enter some in...
Finkelstein, Norman: Connexipedia Article
Article
An American political scientist and author, whose primary fields of research are the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the politics of the Holocaust. (Born 1953).
First Intifada: Connexipedia Article
Article
A Palestinian Uprising against Israeli rule in the Palestinian Territories.
5 Broken Cameras
Davidi, Guy; Burnat, Emad
Film/Video
2011
A deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a village in the Israeli-occupied West Bank whose lands are being systematically seized to make room for illegal Israeli sett...
Five years of illegality: Time to dismantle the Wall and respect the rights of Palestinians
Article
2009
Oxfam International presents testimonies of Palestinian men and women who recount their daily problems, arising from the construction of Israel's illegal Wall and its associated regime of land confisc...
Footnotes in Gaza: A Graphic Novel
Sacco, Joe
Book
A graphic depiction of an incident in Gaza in 1956, when Israeli soldiers massacred 111 Palestinians.
For Free Expression on Palestine
Podur, Justin
Article
2009
For Palestine
Saraste, Leena
Book
This striking photographic collection was made by Finnish photographer, Leena Saraste, at the height of the Israeli invasion of Lebanon and the siege of Beirut. Her vivid and moving images bear witnes...
Free Abdallah Abu Rahmah, Now!
Warschawski, Michael
Article
2009
In a sense, Bilin is the Soweto, the Derry and the Chiapas of the beginning of the 21st century, with two specificities: it is a civic non-violent mobilization and it is based on a strong alliance bet...
Free Speech and Acceptable Truths: Statement of the Alumni for Responsible Speech
Alumni for Responsible Speech
Article
2008
While we support freedom of speech and academic freedom, we believe that university administrations have a duty to provide a safe learning environment in which students and faculty are protected by in...
'Free speech' - as long as it doesn't offend anyone
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2009
On the issue of free speech most of the right and much of the left are in agreement, and so too are many liberals, activists, and human rights apparatchiks. They hold essentially the same position on ...
French Jews for Palestinian Rights: Against The Current vol. 89
Bensaïd, Daniel; Kahn, Marcel-Francis; Tomkiewicz, Stanislas; Vidal-Naquet, Pierre
Article
2000
The following text (abridged here) was published in the French daily Le Monde of October 18, 2000 accompanied by the signatures of fifty French people of Jewish origin, several of them well-known poli...
From Apartheid South Africa to Palestine: "To Exist is to Resist"
Bond, Patrick
Article
2010
The growing support for Palestinian liberation via BDS reminds of small but sure steps towards the full-fledged anti-apartheid sports, cultural, academic and economic boycotts catalyzed by Brutus agai...
From Klinghoffer to the Gaza Flotilla
Ridley, Yvonne
Article
2010
Under the Rome Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation of 1988, it is an international crime for any person to seize or exercise control over a ship b...
The Futile Undertaking of Palestinian Statehood
Al-Amin, Esam
Article
2011
Eventually a state that represents all its inhabitants on the basis of equality and genuine respect and dignity for all its citizens is one that the world will some day celebrate, not a phony declarat...
The Future of Israel and Palestine - Interview
Clark, Harry; Shahak, Israel
Article
1999
The first part of this interview with the Israeli human rights campaigner Professor Israel Shahak appeared in our previous issue ("The `Peace Process' and the CIA," ATC 78).
The Future of Israel/Palestine: Against The Current vol. 139
Halper, Jeff
Article
2008
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s address to both houses of the U.S. Congress in May, 2006 was the clearest, most explicit presentation of Israel’s conception of where it is going vis-à-vis the Pal...
The Future of Palestine: Righteous Jews vs. New Afrikaners
Mearsheimer, John J.
Article
2010
The Israel lobby is effectively helping Israel commit national suicide. Israel, is turning itself into an apartheid state, which, as Ehud Olmert has pointed out, is not sustainable in the modern era.
Gaza 2009: De-Osloizing the Palestinian Mind
Eid, Dr. Haidar
Article
2009
The lesson we learn from Gaza 2009 is to harness all effort to fight the outcome of the Oslo Accords, and to form a United Front on a platform of resistance and reforms. This cannot be achieved withou...
Gaza: Health System in Collapse
Garfinkle, Miriam; Deutsch, Judith; Abdul-Qadir, Reem; Santa Barbara, Joanna
Article
2008
The extremity of suffering in Gaza is little known in the West. Underlying the health emergency is the Israeli military's destruction of Gaza's basic infrastructure and Israel's closure of all Gaza's ...
Gaza: Israel's $4 billion gas grab
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
The purpose of Israel's escalating assault on Gaza is to control the Territory's 1.4 trillion cubic feet of gas - and so keep Palestine poor and weak, gain massive export revenues, and avert its own d...
Gaza Occupation And Siege Are Illegal
Bisharat, George
Article
2010
Collective punishment is specifically barred under Article 33 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Israeli officials have repeatedly stated that the objective of the blockade is to weaken the Gaza economy...
Gaza, The World's Largest Outdoor Prison: Against The Current vol. 134
Currie, Kristine
Article
2008
Sara Roy couldn't have predicted the deterioration of Gaza since the 2005 unilateral pullout of Israeli occupation forces and settlers any more effectively than in her book Failing Peace: Gaza and the...
Gazan Youth's Manifesto for Change
Article
2010
We, the youth in Gaza, are so fed up with Israel, Hamas, the occupation, the violations of human rights and the indifference of the international community!
Gaza's Kite Runners
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2009
Gazan children's kites are expressions of defiance, hope and the longing for freedom.
Gaza's Shocking Devastation
Shannon, Harry
Article
2008
A Canadian Jew's visit to the territory left him ashamed by what he saw.
George Bush's Unending War and Israel: Against The Current vol. 125
Warschawski, Michael
Article
2006
The present U.S. strategy, defined by the neo-cons at the end of the 1980s, is no longer a strategy of stabilizing world order and building a “new Middle East” through multilateral negotiations, but i...
Global Directory of Palestine Activist and Related Organizations
Database
2010
A listing of organizations working on Palestinian justice issues.
The Goldstone report and the battle for legitimacy
Falk, Richard
Article
2009
It may yet be the case that, as in the anti-apartheid struggle, the shift in the relation of forces in the Palestinians' favour will occur not through diplomacy or as a result of armed resistance, but...
Grassroots activist and human rights defender Jamal Juma' arrested : Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign
Article
2009
Jamal Juma's is the most high profile arrest within an intensifying campaign of repression of grassroots mobilization against the wall and the settlements. Initially only arresting local activists fro...
The Great Fear of Israel's Leaders
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
The great fear of Israel's Zionist leaders is that ordinary people in all of historic Palestine, no matter what their religion, will define the struggle against Zionism not as Jew versus non-Jew but a...
Guernica Written With the Hands and Hearts of Children
Article
2009
The keynote speaker at the launch of the exhibition Gaza's childrens' paintings, referred to the paintings as 'a toxic cargo of beautiful but unwelcome images which it is necessary that we see and ack...
Guillotining Gaza
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2007
Noam Chomsky briefly depicts the many factors which prevent the establishment of a Palestinian state and promote ongoing conflict in the region.
Ha'am, Ahad: Connexipedia Article
Article
Hebrew essayist and one of the foremost pre-state Zionist thinkers. (1856-1927).
Hasbara
Article
Sourcewatch's analysis of 'Hasbara' -- the propaganda efforts to sell Israel, justify its actions, and defend it in world opinion. The premise of hasbara is that Israel's problems are a matter of bett...
Health care and children in crisis in Gaza
Garfinkle, Miriam; Abdul-Qadir, Reem
Article
2007
These days one hears a lot about Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan, adults who have been specifically trained for warfare, who are nevertheless traumatized by the experience of seeing comrades injured ...
Hebron Activist Who Died of Tear Gas Showed Israel's Crimes to the World
Beiler, Ryan Roderick
Article
2015
Hebron resident and anti-occupation activist Hashem al-Azzeh died Wednesday after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli forces.
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
Hezbollah, Hamas and Israel: Everything You Need To Know
Cockburn, Alexander
Article
2006
We are supposed to think that the current crisis in the Middle East has no historical roots.
A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples
Pappe, Ilan
Book
2004
A history of the people of Palestine.
A History of the Jews - Ancient and Modern
Halevi, Ilan
Book
1987
Starting from a political interpretation of the period when judges, kings and prophets held sway over Israel and Judah, Ilan Halevi traces the evolution of the Jewish identity through its numerous sta...
Holocaust survivor - why I support Palestinian rights
Weiss, Suzanne
Article
2010
For me, the Israeli government's actions toward the Palestinians awaken horrific memories of my family's experiences under Hitlerism: the inhuman walls, the check points, the daily humiliations, killi...
How Israel Bought Off UN's War Crimes Probe: Report's Fate Sealed by Threats to Palestinian Economy
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
Palestinian officials faced threats that Israel would retaliate by inflicting enormous damage on the beleaguered Palestinian economy, unless the Palestinian authority agreed to stop pursuing internati...
How Israel Created Its Monster
Malik, Kenan
Article
2009
How and why Israel helped Hamas to power.
How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2016
Entire communities in the West Bank either have no access to water or have had their water supply reduced almost by half. This alarming development has been taking place for weeks, since Israel’s nati...
How low will Israel stoop to win the propaganda war?
Littlewood, Stuart
Article
2009
The Israel Project's training manual is an unpleasant piece of work. It recycles many of the discredited techniques used by the advertising industry. And it serves to undermine with clever words the i...
How Many Divisions?: Israel is losing this war
Avnery, Uri
Article
2009
In this war, as in any modern war, propaganda plays a major role. The disparity between the forces, between the Israeli army - with its airplanes, gunships, drones, warships, artillery and tanks - and...
How Most Aid to the Palestinians Ends up in Israel's Coffers
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
While Europe may think of itself as part of an enlightened West, using aid to defend Palestinians' rights, the reality is less reassuring. The aid may actually be making things significantly worse.
How to Deal with The Lobby: The De-Zionization of the American Mind
Bricmont, Jean
Article
2006
Countering the influence of the Zionist lobby.
If Israel Has the Right to Use Force in Self Defense, So Do Its Neighbours
Khalid, Amad Samih
Article
2006
There is no reason why Israel should be able to enter Arab sovereign soil to occupy, destroy, kidnap and eliminate its perceived foes - repeatedly, with impunity and without restraint - while the Arab...
Image and Reality of The Israel-Palestine Conflict
Finkelstein, Norman
Book
1995
Challenges generally accepted truths of the Israel-Palestine conflict as well as much of the revisionist literature. This new and enlarged edition critically re-examines dominant popular and scholarly...
In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story
Karmi, Ghada
Book
2004
A frank and intimate memoir by diaspora Palestinian Ghada Karmi, detailing her experiences of displacement, nostalgia and loss.
In Support of the Palestinian Human Rights Community Call for International Action
Article
2009
In the past the world knew how to fight criminal policies. The boycott on South Africa was effective, but Israel is handled with kid gloves: its trade relations are flourishing, academic and cultural ...
In the Matter of the International Community v Israel
Cohen, Stanley
Article
2015
In its first full week of a "new" get tough policy, almost 500 young Palestinian demonstrators were injured, shot and maimed, and at least three teens murdered in response to what Israel sees as a ris...
Inside Israel-Palestine The Conflict Explained
Bennis, Phyllis
Book
2007
An ideal guide, in question and answer format, to this most complex of conflicts.
Insisting on Humanity: The Plight of the Palestinians
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2010
It is important that we preserve the distinction between the Palestinian Authority and Palestinian people, who have held on to their rights for so many years, and unleashed two of the greatest express...
An Interview with Tanya Reinhart: The Roadmap to Nowhere
Hazan, Eric
Article
2006
Persistent struggle can have an effect, and can lead governments to act. Such struggle begins with the Palestinian people, who have withstood years of brutal oppression, and who, through their spirit ...
The Iron Cage
Khalidi, Rashid
Book
2007
Is Israel an Apartheid State?: Rhetoric or Reality? Summary of a Legal Study by the Human Sciences Research council of South Africa
Article
2010
Do Israel's practices in occupied Palestinian territory, namely the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, amount to the crimes of colonialism and apartheid under international law?
Is the UN complicit in Israel's massacre in Gaza?
Barghouti, Omar
Article
2009
A friend forwarded to me the most original greeting for the New Year: "I wish in 2009 a horrible year for all war criminals and their accomplices." I could not but think of whether some United Nations...
Islamic Terrorism
Hekmat, Mansoor
Article
1994
There is not the slightest real and legitimate relationship between the appalling calamities that have befallen the Jewish people in this century and the suppression and crimes committed by the extrem...
Israel and Palestine: Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations
Shlaim, Avi
Book
2009
Reflections on the causes and consequences of the Israel Palestine conflict, by the author of The Iron Wall.
Israel and the Arabs: the good guys don't always wear white hats: Review of Israel: A Colonial-Settler State, by Maxime Rodinson
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1973
The tragedy of two peoples brought into conflict by forces largely outside of their control.
Israel and US apologists rattled by UN report on war crimes in Gaza: The 'democracy' that can do no wrong
Balles, Paul J.
Article
2009
Paul J. Balles considers the, "...lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia" inherent in the hypocritical reactions of Israeli officials, and of Israel's apologists in the United States, to the ...
Israel boycott may be the way to peace
Article
2006
The non-violent international response to apartheid was a campaign of boycott, divestment and UN-imposed sanctions which enabled the regime to change without bloodshed. We should try to follow the sam...
Israel in Gaza: A Critical Reframing
Halper, Jeff
Article
2009
The critical reframing we offer, that of Israelis committed to human rights, international law and a just peace as the only way out of this interminable and bloody conflict, argues that security canno...
Israel Is Now a Lunatic State
Finkelstein, Norman G.; Kevorkova, Nadezhda
Article
2010
What happened with the Gaza flotilla was not an accident. You have to remember that the Israeli cabinet met for fully a week. All the cabinet ministers discussed and deliberated how they would handle ...
Israel, Lebanon and Torture: Against The Current vol. 125
Finkel, David
Article
2006
An interview with Marty Rosenbluth. Marty Rosenbluth is Amnesty International’s country specialist for Israel, the Occupied Territories and the Palestinian Authority.
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
Mearsheimer, John J., Walt, Stephen M.
Book
2007
Mearsheimer and Walt describe the remarkable level of material and diplomatic support that the United States provides to Israel and argue that this support cannot be fully explained in either strategi...
Israel: Misuse of Drones Killed Civilians in Gaza: Sources News Release
Article
2009
Israeli attacks with guided missiles fired from aerial drones killed civilians during the recent Gaza fighting in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch says.
Israel/Palestine: "It's Complicated" ... Or Is It?
Spritzler, John
Article
2007
We often hear it said that the Israel/Palestine conflict is complicated. But is it really?
Israel/Palestine Lexicon For Mainstream Media
Podur, Justin
Article
2014
If you are writing for mainstream media, you need to learn special uses of words and phrases that are specific to Israel/Palestine. If you use common usage, you will run into confusions, paradoxes, an...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israel & Palestine The occupation is killing us all: New Internationalist August 2002 - #348
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2002
An in-depth look into the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Discusses modern myths that have further fuelled the conflict, possible paths to peace, and the role of the United States in the issue.
Israel: Politics, Myths and Identity Crises
Orr, Akiva
Book
1994
Essays dealing with the politics and ideology of Zionism, the sociology of Israel, and politics of ethnicity generally.
Israeli journalist Anat Kam under secret house arrest since December
Article
2010
An Israeli journalist has been under secret house arrest since December on charges that she leaked highly sensitive, classified military documents which suggest the Israeli military breached a court o...
Israeli minister threatens "holocaust" as public demand ceasefire talks
Abunimah, Ali
Article
2008
Israel's deputy defense minister Matan Vilnai has threatened Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip with a "holocaust." The comments came a day after Israeli occupation forces killed 31 Palestinians,...
Israelis have the Upper Hand when it Comes to Vengeance
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
As Human Rights Watch warned, Israel’s recent actions – mass arrests; armed raids; the killing of Palestinians, including minors; lockdowns of cities, house demolitions; and air strikes – amounted to ...
Israelis rattled by search for truth about the Nakba: First 'truth commission' avoids issue of reconciliation as veteran Israeli fighters due to confess to 1948 war crimes
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
The first-ever "truth commission" in Israel will feature confessions from veteran Israeli fighters of the 1948 war who are expected to admit to perpetrating war crimes as hundreds of thousands of Pale...
Israel's appalling bombing of Gaza
Tilley, Virginia
Article
2006
Destroying the only power source for a trapped and defenseless civilian population is an unprecedented step toward barbarity. It reeks, ironically, of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Israel's approved ethnic cleansing
Herman, Edward S.
Article
2001
Israel's treatment of the Palestinians has always presented a moral problem to the West, as that treatment has violated every law and moral standard on the books.
Israel's Colonial War against the Gaza Strip
Aburaiya, Issam
Article
2009
Israel is becoming a war machine, terrifying yet lacking in all moral grounding.
Israel's education system peddles intolerance and lies
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
John Kerry spent last week testing the waters with the Israelis and the Palestinians over his so-called framework agreement – designed to close the gaps between the two sides. But the issues he is try...
Israel's Struggle Within: Against The Current vol. 113
Finkel, David
Article
2004
ATC interviews Uri Davis.
Israel's "Withdrawal" Toward Apartheid: Against The Current vol. 120
Finkel, David
Article
2006
David Finkel interviews Jeff Halper. “From Sharon's point of view it’s a done deal. Israel has won its century-old conflict with the Palestinians,” writes Jeff Halper of the Israeli Committee Against ...
An Issue Of Justice: Origins Of The Israel/Palestine Conflict
Finkelstein, Norman
Book
2005
Finkelstein lays out the history of the Israel/Palestine conflict with clarity and passion, arguing that any other similar conflict would be perfectly understood, yet this one exists beneath a blanket...
Jeff Halper's Obstacles to Peace: Against The Current vol. 120
Finkel, David
Article
2006
“The occupation challenges us all… Can a system of control, displacement, denial of fundamental rights and repression actually prevail? What does it mean if we are unable to end an occupation that is ...
The Jewish-Arab Conflict
Cliff, Tony (writing as L. Rock)
Article
1938
The conflict between the Arab masses and Zionist aspirations can only be solved to the extent that Jewish masses in Palestine renounce Zionist exclusivism.
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Journalists assaulted and censored
Article
2010
Palestinian journalists are under attack from Israeli forces and are also subjected to raids and arrests as a result of political rivalry between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, report the Palest...
Justice in the News: A Response to the targetting of media in Gaza
Article
2009
A mission to Gaza found that media were subject to intimidation and direct military assault and deliberately prevented from working freely. The findings confirm evidence of frequent targeting of media...
Justice, Peace and the Israeli State: Rule by Ruthless Force
Cook, William
Article
2012
International Law and the creation of a world body to aid in the direction of nation states to live in peace and justice under defined conditions such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and ...
Keys, comb and a plant: Palestinians tell of their past through cherished belongings
Lynfield, Ben
Article
2015
The first national museum for the geographically dispersed and exiled Palestinian people is taking shape, not only physically but conceptually. The goal is "to connect the Palestinians and present dif...
Leader and Vassal: Bringing Death and Destruction to Muslims
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2008
Americans do not think of themselves or of Israel as terrorist states, but the evidence is complete and overwhelming. Thanks to the power of the Israel Lobby, Americans only know the Israeli side of t...
The lessons we have learned: Palestine & Iraq: Any Signs of Hope?
Lowi, Henry
Article
2002
A speech on "the peace movement: lessons learned and the way forward." Henry Lowi argues that "There is no sign of hope, for the old prejudices and the old concepts, and there is no hope for the colon...
Librarians and Palestine: An Interview with Vani Natarajan
Jacobs, Ron
Article
2013
Working to preserve Palestinian records and memory in the face of deliberate destruction by Israel.
The Life and Death of Socialist Zionism
Schulman, Jason
Article
2003
As a mass movement, Socialist Zionism is finished. One might say that it accomplished its actual goal -- the building of the Jewish state. Unless one identifies "socialism" with statism, socialism was...
Looking at Israel from the other side: Book Review
Garfinkle, Miriam
Article
2006
A review of two books: Sharon and My Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries, by Suad Amiry, and The Other Side of Israel: My Journey Across the Jewish/Arab Divide.
The lying silence of those who know: Holocaust Denied
Pilger, John
Article
2009
In every war, Israel has had the same objective: the expulsion of the native people and the theft or more and more land.
Making a Sow's Ear from Palestinian Protest
Naicker, Camalita
Article
2014
The recent decision by the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) to place a pig's head in what was assumed to be the kosher section of Woolworths, and then, in fact, turned out to be the halal se...
Married to Another Man: Israel's Dilemma in Palestine
Karmi, Ghada
Book
2007
Karmi argues that Israel has never been able to solve the original and unresolved Zionist quandary of how to create and maintain a Jewish state in a land inhabited by another people. She maintains tha...
A Marxist History of the World part 95: Oil, Zionism, and Western Imperialism
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
British support for the Zionist movement led to the foundation of Israel in 1948. In conjunction with US imperialism, the Israeli state is an enduring source of oppression in the Middle East.
Media bias on the Middle East
Website
Part of the Palestine: Information with Provenance (PIWP database). Provides documents from all points on the ideological spectrum, both Zionist and anti-Zionist, along with background on everybody wh...
Medic Who Killed Palestinian Being Portrayed as 'National Hero': DM Slams Coalition Members for Backing Execution
Ditz, Jason
Article
2016
Tensions within Israel's extremely narrow right-far-right coalition continue to grow, as the military's investigation into an Israeli medic who shot and killed an already wounded and disarmed Palestin...
Middle East Diplomacy: Continuities and Changes
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1991
In October 1991 a Conference on the Middle East was held in Madrid. Chomsky compares and contrasts two perspectives on this event. The first praises President Bush's diplomacy skills and accredits thi...
Middle East Illusions: including Peace in the Middle East? Reflections on Justice and Nationhood
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Written during the last 30 years, these pieces display many characteristics of Chomsky's thought: a deep mistrust of U.S. and Israeli intentions and a desire to change the course of history. Chomsky i...
Mohammed Khatib, coordinator of West Bank Coordination Committee arrested
Article
2010
Khatib's arrest today is the most severe escalation in a recent wave of repression again the Palestinian popular struggle and its leadership. Khatib is the 35th resident of Bilin to be arrested on sus...
Mossad Operation Threatened Against Reporter
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
An Israeli journalist who went into hiding after writing a series of reports showing lawbreaking approved by Israeli army commanders faces a lengthy jail term for espionage if caught, as Israeli secur...
The myth of Israeli morality
Andoni, Lamis
Article
2010
Israel has consistently reacted with repression or even extreme violence to cultural and political manifestations of Palestinian identity.
Netanyahu: Have You No Shame?
Lerner, Rabbi Michael
Article
2015
Israel’s Prime Minister attributing the Holocaust to Palestinian influence over Hitler is a "Blood Libel" level lie.
A New British Provocation in Palestine
Cliff, Tony
Article
1946
British imperialism, for years on end, has attempted to direct the ire of the Arab masses against the Jewish population of the country. For this purpose the policy of Zionist expansion has been suppor...
NGO Reports on Gaza War Belie Israeli Claims
Cobban, Helena
Article
2009
This week, two respected human rights organisations - one Palestinian, one Israeli - each came out with very full reports into the extent of the damage caused by the assault Israel waged against Gaza ...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Terrorism
Barker, Jonathan
Book
2003
An in-depth look at the nature of terrorism that discusses questioning terrorism, assessing it, the difference between state terrorism and group terrorism, morality and history, and war and politics.
Now Is The Time
El Sarraj, Eyad
Article
2006
The world must be offered the chance to see the good Palestinian, the good Arab and the good Muslim. We must be offered the chance to see the good Jew and the well-intentioned Christians and West. It ...
Obama on Israel-Palestine
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2009
Noam Chomsky criticizes Barack Obama's vague stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict and warns that there is much importance in what he is not expressing.
Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority
Omeish, Sufyan; Omeish, Abdallah
Film
2007
A thorough examination on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Occupation, Colonialism, Apartheid?: A re-assessment of Israel's practicies in the occupied Palestinian territories under international law
The Middle East Project, Democracy and Governance Program
Article
2009
A study of the Israel-Palestine situation from the standpoint of international law.
Occupation Diaries
Shehadeh, Raja
Book
2012
An inside look at daily life in Palestine.
Occupation Industries: The Israeli Industrial Zones
Article
2009
In a climate in which the call for a consumer boycott of Israeli goods is finally gaining strength, one area of Israel's economy is, as yet, surprisingly under-researched. Most of Israel's industrial ...
Occupation on Trial - Palestinian village sues Canadian corporations for building illegal Israeli settlements: Sources News Release
Article
2009
Bil'in, a Palestinian village that has become an international symbol of Palestinian popular non-violent resistance to the ongoing construction of the Israeli separation wall, is suing Canadian corpor...
Of Sowing and Harvests
Marcos, Subcomandante
Article
2009
Perhaps our word can manage to join forces with others in Mexico and the world and perhaps first it's heard as a murmur, then out loud, and then a scream that they hear in Gaza. We don't know about yo...
The Olga Document: For Truth and Reconciliation, For Equality and Partnership
Article
2004
A document written in a series of meetings in Givat Olga, Israel, and titled after the location, The Olga Document. Advoctes coexistence of the peoples of this country, based on mutual recognition, e...
On Oil and Quicksand: Against The Current vol. 114
The Editors
Article
2005
The end of 2004 finds the Middle East sliding toward an even bloodier morass, thanks in large part to imperial and colonial arrogance which has rarely been on such open display.
On the Irresponsible Handling of the Palestine Question
Cliff, Tony
Article
1947
The American and English working class must not support the Zionist drive for a Jewish State (or what, under existing conditions means the same thing, a drive for Jewish immigration and colonisation) ...
One State is Not Snake Oil: A Reply to Michael Neumann
Spritzler, John
Article
2007
The income of the 18 wealthiest families in Israel is equivalent to 77 percent of Israel's national budget, which is NIS 256 billion a year. This means that in less than 4.4 years the 18 wealthiest fa...
The Only House Left Standing: The Middle East Journals of Tom Hurndall
Hurndall, Tom
Book
2009
A journey through the life and thoughts of the late Tom Hurndall, a British photojournalist fatally wounded in Gaza in April 2003.
An Open Letter From Anti-Zionist Jewish Youth in Canada: Sources News Release
Article
2009
Let us not be silent bystanders while humanity suffers. Let us raise our voices, as Jewish youth, and demand a single, democratic state, with equal rights for everyone in Israel/Palestine.
Open Letter to German Left Party (Die Linke)
Article
2010
The state of Israel does not deserve prizes for its occupation, racist separation and its war crimes. Only international policy which emphasises to Israel that violations of international law are not ...
The Other Israel: Voices of Refusal and Dissent
Carey, Roane; Shainin, Jonathan (ed.)
Book
2002
A compilation of essays written by Israelis who oppose Israel's occupation of Palestine.
The Other Israel: The Radical Case Against Zionism
Bober, Ari (ed.)
Book
1972
A collective effort by a small group of Arab and Jewish citizens of Israel to penetrate the dense net of illusion and myth that dominates the thinking and feeling of most Israelis and, at the same tim...
The Other Side of Israel: My Journey Across the Jewish/Arab Divide
Nathan, Susan
Book
2005
Explores the unequal treatment of Palestinians living in Israel as "citizens", but as second-class citizens in a theocratic state that discriminates against Arabs in many ways.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016: Tax Evasion
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Employing a network of accountants, tax lawyers, corporate shells, tax havens, secret bank accounts, and other methods, the 1% have become extremely adept at evading even the low rates of taxation the...
Our exclusive right to self-defense: Rattling the Cage
Derfner, Larry
Article
2009
This is the Israeli notion of a fair deal: We're entitled to do whatever the hell we want to the Palestinians because, by definition, whatever we do to them is self-defense. They, however, are not ent...
Our Way to Fight: Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Book
2011
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...
Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine
Kovel, Joel
Book
2007
Kovel argues that the inner contradictions of Zionism have led Israel to a 'state-sponsored racism' fully as incorrigible as that of apartheid South Africa and deserving of the same resolution. Only a...
Palestine & Palestinians Guidebook
Book
2003
More than an ordinary tourist guidebook, this book provides an in-depth discovery of the entire range of Palestinian culture: historical, archaelogical, religious, and architectural, as well as the da...
Palestine Freedom Battle "will be won": Interview with Author Miko Peled
Silver, Charlotte
Article
2012
An interview with Miko Peled, the Israeli author of The General’s Son.
Palestine is not an environment story: How I was censored by The Guardian for writing about Israel's war for Gaza's gas
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
After writing for The Guardian for over a year, my contract was unilaterally terminated because I wrote a piece on Gaza that was beyond the pale.
Palestine/Israel: A single state, with liberty and justice for all
Abulhawa, Susan; Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2009
The notion of religious-ethnocentric entitlement and exclusivity for one people at the expense of another has been rejected the world over. Palestinians reject it and we assert that we are human being...
Palestine: Israeli Love Song
Film/Video
2010
A video response to Israeli propaganda and PR efforts.
Palestine overwhelmed by Illegal American Immigrants
Cole, Juan
Article
2015
Israel illegally annexed part of the Palestinian West Bank to its district of Jerusalem and then settled it with squatters, not only Israeli but also American.
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
Carter, Jimmy
Book
2006
Former U.S. President Carter calls Israel's treatment of Palestinians 'apartheid' and identifies continuing Israeli control of the occupied territories as the primary obstacle to peace.
The Palestine Poster Project Archive
Website
An online collection of thousands of posters from, or related to, Palestine.
The Palestine Review: E-Books
Website
Free books on Palestine and the Mideast. Hundreds of free books: the largest online library of free ebooks on Palestine, the Palestinians, and Palestinian history available anywhere.
Palestine Strike: Arabs and Jews Unite
Cliff, Tony
Article
1946
The biggest strikes in the history of Palestine far surpassing any other which have taken place, broke out last month (April 1946). 32,000 workers came out, of which 26,000 were Arabs and 6,000 Jews. ...
Palestine's 'Prayer for Rain': How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2016
Israel has been 'waging a water war' against Palestinians, according to Palestinian Authority Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah. The irony is that the water provided by "Mekorot' is actually Palestinian ...
Palestinian Democracy: Against The Current vol. 121
Warschawski, Michael
Article
2006
Few elections throughout the world have been perceived by the local population, as well as international observers, as democratic and transparent as the Palestinian ones. At first glance, Palestine se...
Palestinian general strike 1936: Connexipedia Article
Article
Part of the 1936-1939 Arab revolt in Palestine.
Palestinian Memory and Hope
Article
2015
A group of activists are working to create a Nakba Museum of Memory and Hope in Washington, D.C. The project aims to tell the Palestinian refugee story, one that has been silenced or ignored for too l...
Palestinian Refugees: The Right Of Return
Aruri, Naseer (ed.)
Book
2003
The thorniest of issues, elucidated, discussed, and contextualized, by an impressive array of scholars and activists, including Noam Chomsky, Edward Said, Norman Finkelstein, Jaber Sueiman, Nahla Ghan...
The Palestinian Struggle and the Anarchist Dilemma
Price, Wayne
Article
2009
A review of the discussion of the relationship between anarchism and the Palestinian/Israeli struggle by Uri Gordon, an Israeli anarchist, in his book "Anarchy Alive!".
Peace in the Middle East?: Reflections on Justice and Nationhood
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1969
An analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict arguing for socialist bi-nationalism as the way out of the morass.
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman, Chris
Book
1999
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Perceptions of Palestine: Their Influence on U.S. Middle East Policy
Christison, Kathleen
Book
1999
Christison shows how America's singular focus on Israel and general ignorance of the Palestinian point of view, has impeded a resolution to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
The PLO: The Struggle Within
Gresh, Alain
Book
A classic study of the diversity of Palestinian political thinking embodied in the PLO - from Baathists to Marxists. The author provides a history of the major debates within the PLO as it has moved f...
The PLO and Palestine
Frangi, Abdallah
Book
This is the first book by a representative of the PLO that explains the history of the Palestinian people and the organization they have built to represent their interests. The author writes in the ho...
Press for Conversion #51: May 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
Why is the U.S. government reviled by so many people in the Middle East and North Africa? This issue looks at the past 50 years of wars and regime changes in the region and unveils a consistent patter...
A pro-Israel group's plan to rewrite history on Wikipedia
Article
2008
Electronic Intifada exposes a secret scheme by a pro-Israel pressure group to infiltrate the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia to rewrite Palestinian history, pass off crude propaganda as fact, an...
Pro-Israel Lobby Alarmed by Growth of Boycott, Divestment Movement
Young, Art
Article
2009
The international campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel is emerging as one of the most important ways to demonstrate solidarity with Palestine.
Put the Palestinians on a Diet: Media Bury Documents Revealing Israel's Deliberate Policy of Near-Starvation for Gaza
Article
2010
Israel has been forced to reveal what Palestinians and other observers on the ground have known for a long time: that the blockade of Gaza is state policy intended to inflict collective punishment, no...
Quest for Justice
Stone, Judith
Article
2002
Judith Stone, an American Jew, argues that Jews of conscience must support the right of return of the Palestinian people.
Questions about Israel's attack on Gaza
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2014
Why do these terrible outbreaks of violence keep happening? Written during the Israeli attack on Gaza in July 2014.
Radical Digressions 4
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2006
Radical Digressions 5
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2008
Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers: Conversations with Jewish Critics of Isreal
Farber, Seth (ed.)
Book
2005
This is a collection of interviews, edited, introduced, and annotated by Farber, a member of Jews Against The Occupation. The contributors are among the leading American Jewish critics of Zionism and...
The Ramallah Concert
Barenboim, Daniel, and the East-West Divan Orchestra
Film/Video
2005
This concert by the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra took place in August of 2005 in the Palestinian Territory in the city of Ramallah and includes repertoire that Daniel Barenboim is famous for, such as ...
Reading Eduardo Galeano Through Palestinian Eyes
Hassan, Budour
Article
2016
Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano is best remembered for chronicling five centuries of colonialism, genocide, pillage, and structural inequality in the Americas. His pen dug through the bleeding heart ...
Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles
Bartkowski, Maciej (ed.)
Book
2013
Essays showing, in considerable detail, the varied roles played by civil resistance in fifteen liberation struggles in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Reflections and Meditations Thirty Years After
Stone, I.F.
Article
1978
I.F. Stone's reflections on Israel thirty years after writing his first-hand account "Underground to Palestine'.
A Rejoinder to Joel Kovel: Against The Current vol. 133
Finkel, David
Article
2008
Joel Kovel is to be congratulated on the successful struggle to overturn the outrageous University of Michigan Press decision to halt distribution of Overcoming Zionism. To whatever extent the contro...
A Reply to B'nai Brith's Manifesto Denouncing CUPE-Ontario's Boycott of Israel
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
Article
2006
Why supporting the global campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israeli apartheid is the right thing to do.
Reporting from Ramallah: An Israeli Journalist in an Occupied Land
Hass, Amira
Book
2003
Amira Hass, a Jewish Israeli journalist lives in the Palestinian town of Ramallah. These dispatches cover five years of her reporting
A Response to Norman Finkelstein
Tilley, Virginia
Article
2012
A response to Norman Finkelstein's attack on the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Tilley says that Finkelstein's insistence that the movement has to adjust itself t...
Review: Political War Over Palestine: Against The Current vol. 131
Finkel, David
Article
2007
It has become impossible to review titles like these, or discuss the issues they raise, without reference to the rise of an exceptionally vicious campaign against critical activist voices and academic...
Revisiting the partition of Palestine
Lowi, Henry
Article
2007
Henry Lowi calls on honest, realistic and pragmatic peace activists the world over to expose partition, protest against it and propose an alternative solution to the question of Palestine.
Right and Wrong Responses to Palestinian Suicide Bombers
Spritzler, John
Article
2005
The Israeli government hypocritically seizes upon every suicide bombing to justify the far greater Israeli state terror against Palestinians. To side with Israel in this hypocrisy is as morally bankru...
The Road to Civil War: Against The Current vol. 113
Avnery, Uri
Article
2004
Everybody in Israel is talking about the Next War. The most popular TV channel is running a whole series about it.
The Roadmap to Nowhere: Israel/Palestine Since 2003
Reinhart, Tanya
Book
2006
An urgent and searing exposé of the 'peace process' by a prominent Israeli thinker.
Rocket Attacks on Israeli Civilians
Spritzler, John
Article
2006
I challenge anybody to show how attacks on Israeli non-combatants help defeat the Israeli ruling class. It is as clear as day that it only strengthens our enemy. If the Israeli rulers didn't have rock...
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
The Root of the Mid-East Conflict and the Reason Our Government Supports Israel's Government
Spritzler, John
Article
2010
How should decent people respond to the Middle-East conflict? We should support equality, not Zionist ethnic cleansing. Equality is the way to make a better world for ordinary people from Watertown to...
Sanctions on Israel: If not now, when?
Article
2006
How much longer are we prepared to watch Lebanon and Palestine burn, before we act?
Scenes from the Uprising
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1988
Noam Chomsky calls upon his visits to Israel and Nicaragua to explore the nature of popular struggle in regions under occupation.
Second Intifada: Connexipedia Article
Article
A period of intensified Palestinian-Israeli violence, which began in late September 2000.
Self-Defense Against Peace: Israel's Unjust War on Gaza
Mandel, Michael
Article
2009
Legally and morally, an aggressor cannot rely upon self-defence to justify violence against resistance to its own aggression. The most plausible reason Israel is fighting Hamas (and the PLO before it)...
Seth Farber's Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers: Against The Current vol. 120
Smith, Michael Steven
Article
2006
My grandparents came to America from Hungary in 1912. My family who stayed there and the Hungarian Jewish population were mostly killed by the fascists in the bitter winter of 1944, some 800,000. Twen...
The settlers' retreat was the theatre of the cynical
Steele, Jonathan
Article
The settlers' retreat from Gaza was the theatre of the cynical.
Sharon and my Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries
Amiry, Suad
Book
2003
A diary of everyday life under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank, depicting the Kafkaesque absurdities and injustices Palestinians are forced to live with.
Shooting Back: Young Palestinians With Cameras
Duncan, Don
Article
2010
For the past three years, Btselem, the Israeli human rights NGO, has provided cameras and training to young Palestinians as part of its camera distribution project, to collect video evidence of abuses...
Should People Opposed to Bigotry and Anti-Semitism Support Israel?
Spritzler, John
Article
2005
That the Zionist project is bad for Jews as well as for non-Jews is an idea which, for many decades, has been suppressed. It is time good people -- of all faiths -- rediscovered it.
The Socialist Register 1970: Volume7: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1979
Socialist Register 2003: Volume 39: Fighting Identities
Panitch, Leo; Leys, Colin (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
Some Deaths Really Matter: The Disproportionate Coverage of Israeli And Palestinian Killings
Media Lens editor
Article
2014
Israeli deaths matter much more than Palestinian deaths. This has long been a distinguishing feature of Western news media reporting on the Middle East. The recent blanket coverage afforded to the bru...
Some deaths really matter - The disproportionate coverage of Israeli and Palestinian Killings
Article
2014
Documening that the deaths of Israelis is far more heavily weighted than those of Palestinian deaths, garnering more media coverage.
South African trade union congress supports CUPE boycott of apartheid Israel
COSATU
Article
2006
South African workers will never forget the support given by the Israeli state to the apartheid South African regime. In the same way we will never forget the thousands of acts of solidarity of ordina...
Steel walls cannot contain the struggle for freedom
Nimah, Hasan Abu
Article
2009
If siege is an act of aggression and war, then breaking out of it by any means is an act of self-defense and resistance.
Stop That Shit
Avnery, Uri
Article
2006
Whoever longs for a solution must know: there is no solution without settling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Tactics of desperation: Using false accusations of 'anti-semitism' as a weapon to silence criticism of Israel's behaviour
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2009
The Israeli state and its defenders are increasingly attempting to silence critics because they are losing the battle for public opinion.
Terrorism in Palestine: Are the Terrorists Anti-Imperialist?
Cliff, Tony
Article
1946
Terrorist activity in Palestine has been revived on a larger scale than formerly, calling the attention of the entire press to the organisations of the Hagana, the Irgun Zvai Leumi, the Stern Gang and...
Think California's drought is bad? Try Palestine's
Shakir, Laith
Article
2015
While Israelis water their lawns, irrigate crops and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinian communities a few kilometers away face drought and water scarcity issues. Their roughly equal proximity to...
Time for a New Divestment Campaign: From South Africa to Israel
Gray, Kevin Alexander
Article
2009
We must see Israel with the same eyes as we saw South Africa in the apartheid years - as a racist nation deserving of international isolation and sanctions.
To be Intimidated is to be an Accomplice
Ali, Tariq
Article
2004
The Nazi judeocide of should not be used as a cover to commit crimes against the Palestinian people.
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
The Tragedy of Norman Finkelstein -- Time to Say Goodbye
Greenstein, Tony
Article
2012
Norman Finkelstein seems to have moved from an anti-Zionist position to believing that the best we can do is create a Palestinian bantustan while Israeli remains as a state where Jews rule and Palesti...
Treading the Borders Between Life and Death
Jasiewicz, Ewa
Article
2009
During Israel's Operation Cast Lead in December 2008 - January 2009, Israeli forces killed 16 emergency medical staff and injured 57. According to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), perha...
Truth Against Truth
Avnery, Uri
Article
2003
Challenges the myths, conventional lies, and historical falsehoods on which most of the arguments of both Israeli and Palestinian propaganda rest. The truths of both sides are intertwined into one his...
"Two State Solution" Equals Racism: Palestinians and Jews CAN Live Peacefully as Equals in One Democratic State
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
The mutual fear and distrust between Jews and non-Jews in Palestine today is no more innate to these people than the belief in anti-black stereotypes so widely accepted by white Americans in the past ...
The UN did NOT create Israel
Weir, Alison
Article
2013
UN General Assembly Resolution 181, the Partition Plan, was a recommendation that was to go to the Security Council. The resolution requested that the Security Council take it up. This never happened,...
U.N. Team on War Crimes Condemns Israel, Hamas
Article
2009
A four-member United Nations fact-finding mission, which has just concluded an investigation into last year's brutal conflict in Gaza, makes a strong case for war crimes charges against Israel for its...
UN urged to recognize cultural significance of Palestine posters
Irving, Sarah
Article
2014
An interview with Palestine Poster Project founder Dan Walsh, recorded by the Institute for Palestine Studies, gives a in-depth look into the history and contents of this collection of 10,000 posters.
Underground to Palestine
Stone, I.F.
Book
1946
Underground to Palestine was written in the spring of 1946 when Stone was the first newspaper reporter to accompany survivors of the Holocaust on their epic clendestine journey to Palestine.
Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Bennis, Phyllis
Book
2002
Designed to inform those who are somewhat unfamiliar with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Written in question and answer format
Veolia tries to bail out of one apartheid project, two to go!
Article
2009
In 2005, just after the publication of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid, Palestinians began calling for an international boycott campaign agai...
Voices for Palestine
Website
Arab women from Jordan who came together in response to Israel's attack on Gaza and its people.
The Wall, Apartheid and Mandela: Will the Wall Bring Down Israel?
Harley, Peter
Article
2007
During his years of struggle in South Africa, Nelson Mandela offered ideas worth examining closely, especially when considering that he and his followers defeated the very condition that Palestinians ...
The Wall Must Fall: End the Occupation and Violence in Israel-Palestine
Article
2005
A resource for interested union and community members featuring voices from the Israeli and Palestinian peace movements often shut out of the mainstream media. By highlighting the progressive peace mo...
War and Peace in the Middle East
Shlaim, Avi
Book
1995
Avi Shlaim locates various sources of conflict in the Middle East, from the presence of oil, competition between the Soviet Union and the United States, to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The War Isn't Over, But Israel Has Lost
Karon, Tony
Article
2009
The Israelis - and their backers in the American political establishment - appear incapable of grasping that which is empirically obvious: Hamas and its ilk grow stronger every time Israel seeks to el...
We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Book
2003
Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.
We are NOT the 'Story', It's Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers : Sources News Release
Article
2009
On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed ...
We're not celebrating Israel's anniversary
Article
2008
We will celebrate when Arab and Jew live as equals in a peaceful Middle East.
West Bank land belongs to Jews says Israeli judge
Rapoport, Meron
Article
2009
Major Adrian Agassi is a senior Israeli judge who first served in the legal department that oversaw the confiscation of land in the West Bank to build Jewish settlements and was then appointed to the ...
What Should Be Done in Palestine: Israel Shamir's Talk at the Ankara Conference
Shamir, Israel
Article
2009
Indeed, the whole story of Palestine is a story of immigrants taking over a country. Such things happen: immigrants from Britain took over North America and Australia. This is a sad thing, but it happ...
What Will It Take To Win?
Spritzler, John
Article
2005
Our current strategy engages people in an arena - history and events in Palestine/Israel - far from their direct experience. We are the experts on a topic they know little about. We ask people to lear...
When BBC Calls, Don’t Answer..
Falk, Richard
Article
2014
In any event, my advice to the media savvy, is that if you have caller ID, and you can tell that it is BBC calling, don’t bother answering. I hope I have the good sense to follow my own advice should ...
Which came first? Palestinian rockets or Israeli violence?
Weir, Alison
Article
2014
Since US media are reporting the latest Israeli massacre in Gaza as though it is a defensive action, I thought I would set the record straight. Israeli forces shelled and invaded Gaza BEFORE the rocke...
Who Profits?: Exposing the Israeli Occupation Industry
Database
In exposing companies and corporations involved in the occupation, we hope to promote a change in public opinion and corporate policies, leading to an end to the occupation.
Why aid projects in Palestine are doomed to fail
Wildeman, Jeremy
Article
2012
So long as aid in Palestine remains detached from the everyday realities of occupation and operates on the aggressor’s terms, it will continue to be ineffective.
Why an Economic Boycott of Israel is Justified
Finkelstein, Norman G.
Article
2006
If singling out South Africa for an international economic boycott was defensible, it would seem equally defensible to single out Israel's occupation, which uniquely resembles the apartheid regime.
Why Israel Won't Survive
Abunimah, Ali
Article
2009
If there was ever a moment when the peoples of the region would accept Israel as a Zionist state in their midst, that has passed forever. Israel's "military deterrent" has now been repeatedly discredi...
Why Israel?
Kunin, Jason
Article
2007
A routine strategy of Israel's defenders is to continually redirect attention to the human rights failings of countries hostile to Israel, or to catastrophes like Darfur that are used to argue the ong...
Why Israeli Anti-Zionists do NOT 'recognize the right of the State of Israel to exist as a Jewish state'
Lowi, Henry
Article
2007
States that define themselves with reference to the domination of one ethnic group cannot claim legitimacy.
Why Kosovo But Not Palestine?: The Right to Exist
Grossman, Zoltan
Article
2011
Barak Obama pretends that he is vetoing UN recognition of a Palestinian state because it did not come about as a result of negotations. But meanwhile the US has recognized Kosovo, which came into bein...
Why NGO Monitor is attacking The Electronic Intifada
Article
2010
NGO Monitor has launched a campaign targeting a Dutch foundation's financial support to The Electronic Intifada, accusing the publication among other things of "anti-Semitism." NGO Monitor is an extre...
Why 'Pick On' Israel? Here's Why
Spritzler, John
Article
2006
There are a lot of excellent reasons for singling Israel out, and none of them have anything to do with anti-Semitism. Israel is the only nation that self-righteously accuses any critic of its ethnic ...
Widerspruch gegen linkes Lavieren
Article
2010
Israelische Linke rufen in offenem Brief an die Linkspartei zu Dialog über Nahostkonflikt auf In einem Offenen Brief an die LINKE haben über 100 linke Israelis ihre Erwartungen an eine solidarische P...
Wobblies & Zapatistas: Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical Theory
Lynd, Staughton; Grubacic, Andrej
Book
2008
Wobblies and Zapatistas offers readers an encounter between two generations and two traditions. Staughton Lynd and Andrej Grubacic meet in dialogue in an effort to bring together the anarchist and Mar...
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.
Yes to Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Against Israel: An Answer to Uri Avnery
Article
2009
The BDS campaign was initiated by a broad coalition of Palestinian political and social movements. No Israeli who claims to support the national rights of the Palestinian people can, decently, turns h...
You Can’t Force-feed Occupation to those who Crave Freedom
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Israel wants to believe that through force of will it can keep the tide of accountability at bay in the occupied territories. But belligerent occupations – especially ones where no hope or end is in s...
Zionism, Israel, & the Arabs
Draper, Hal
Book
Essays by Hal Draper on Israel/Palestine, some of them dating to the period before the founding of the state of Israel. Draper argues that only a binational state that recognizes the rights of both pe...
Zizek and the Gaza Flotilla: Doing a Full Monty for Tel Aviv
Shamir, Israel
Article
2011
As long as we misunderstand the importance of Palestine for the world’s future, we shall be trapped in an endless “Middle East Crisis”.
ZNet Israel-Palestine Watch
Website
Progressive Web site with extensive coverage of Israel-Palestine.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

ADDAMEER Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association
A Palestinian non-governmental, civil institution which focuses on human rights issues. Established in 1992 by a group of activists interested in human rights, the center offers support to Palestinian...
Against the Current
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
Al-Haq
Al-Haq is an independent Palestinian non-governmental human rights organisation based in Ramallah, West Bank. Established in 1979 to protect and promote human rights and the rule of law in the Occupie...
Alternative Information Center
A Palestinian-Israeli organization which disseminates information, research and political analysis on Palestinian and Israeli societies as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, while promoting coo...
Alternatives - Action & Communication Network for International Development
Alternatives, Action and Communication Network for International Development, is a non-governmental, international solidarity organization. Alternatives works to promote justice and equality amongst i...
Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights
AUPHR is an association of American taxpayers united by a mutual concern for human rights in general and Palestinian human rights in particular. Our members are of all religions, races, national origi...
Anarchists Against the Wall
Anarchists Against the Wall (AATW) is a direct action group that was established in 2003 in response to the construction of the wall Israel is building on Palestinian land in the Occupied West Bank. T...
BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights
BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights is an independent, community-based non-profit organization works to defend and promote the rights of Palestinian refugees and IDPs. O...
Beit Zatoun
Beit Zatoun aims to be a vibrant and new voice in the art and culture landscape of Toronto, giving a platform to social justice and human rights communities. Inspired by beauty, truth and goodness, a...
Bil'in Village
A Palestinian village that is struggling to exist. Its continuing non-violent resistance to illegal Israeli occupation has been met with brutally violent repression from the Israeli occupation forces.
Breaking the Silence
Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli pub...
Bustan
A partnership of Jewish and Arab eco-builders, architects, academics, and farmers promoting social and environmental justice in Israel/Palestine. BUSTAN cultivates sustainable models to effect change ...
Canada-Palestine Support Network
canpalnet gathers Canadians of all backgrounds who support the human, democratic, and national rights of the Palestinian people. canpalnet aims to change the policies and actions of the Canadian gove...
Canadian-Palestinian Educational Exchange
CEPAL has been educating Palestinian refugees in Lebanon since 1997. As part of our work, CEPAL also creates awareness to Canadians about the refugees' difficult conditions in Lebanon.
Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
To empower Canadians of all backgrounds to promote justice, development, and peace in the Middle East. * To advocate for a just foreign policy regarding Middle-East issues. * To insist that the Cana...
Canpalent Ottawa
An independent member of the Canada-Palestine Support Network. Reports about the daily humiliations and starvation of the Palestinian people that you won't get from the mainstream media.
Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...
Challenge
CHALLENGE is a leftist magazine focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict within a global context. Published in Tel Aviv, it features political analysis, investigative reporting, interviews, eye-wi...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
Believes that Israel is an apartheid state that resembles South African Apartheid and that justice will not be achieved without equal rights for everyone in the region, regardless of religion, ethnici...
Coalition for a Just Peace in Palestine and Israel
Group of individuals, various faith leaders (Jewish, Christian and Muslim) and peace activists working to promote a greater understanding of the conflict and raise awareness of Israeli violations of P...
Combatants for Peace
The Combatants for Peace movement was started jointly by Palestinians and Israelis, who have taken an active part in the cycle of violence; Israelis as soldiers in the Israeli army (IDF) and Palestini...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Jonathan Cook website
Reporting, commentary and analysis on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Corporate Watch
Corporate Watch is a not-for-profit co-operative providing critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism. Since 1996 our research, journalism, analysis an...
CounterCurrents.org
An alternative news site based in India. We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. The things which may determine the fate o...
Electronic Intifada
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis, and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fro...
ENOUGH
End the Israeli Occupation - Justice for the Palestinians. We are a coalition of charities, trade unions, faith and other campaign groups who have come together because we want peace for Israelis an...
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
NormanFinkelstein.com
The website of Professor Norman Finkelstein.
Gisha: Legal Center for Freedom of Movement
Gisha is an Israeli not-for-profit organization, founded in 2005, whose goal is to protect the freedom of movement of Palestinians, especially Gaza residents. Gisha promotes rights guaranteed by inter...
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today * Increases the influence of...
ICAHD-USA
ICAHD-USA is committed to advancing a just peace between Israelis and Palestinians based on coexistence and respect for the human rights of both peoples. We believe that the needs for self-determinati...
Independent Jewish Voices
We represent Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitment to social justice and universal human rights. We believe that individuals and ...
Interfaith Peace Initiative
The Interfaith Peace Initiative seeks to provide a forum for dialog and learning about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and examining America's relationship to this region. We believe this is a criti...
International Middle East Media Center
Media center developed in collaboration between Palestinian and International journalists to provide English language media coverage of Israel-Palestine.
International Solidarity Movement
A Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the Israeli apartheid in Palestine by using nonviolent, direct-action methods and principles. ISM aims to support and strengthen the Palestinian popul...
Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information
A joint institution of Israelis and Palestinians dedicated to the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the basis of "two states for two peoples". Recognizes the rights of the Jewish peopl...
Jewish Voice for Peace
A diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights. Supports the aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for sec...
Jews Against the Occupation
Jews Against the Occupation-Sydney (JAO-Sydney) is a diverse group of Jews in Sydney who oppose the continuing Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. We support a non-violent negotiated s...
Jews for a Just Peace
An organization of Vancouver Jews whose purpose is to build support in our community for a fair and just solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Recognizing the inequality in the power of the tw...
Jews for Justice for Palestinians
We Believe That * Peace in the Middle East will only come about with mutual recognition and respect and must be seen as just by both sides. * Peace requires the end of illegal occupation and settlem...
JoelKovel.org
Featuring the writings of Joel Kovel on social justice, ecology, Zionism and other topics.
Labor for Palestine (U.S.)
Labor for Palestine (U.S.) was launched in 2004, responding to Palestinian calls for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel, in order to serve as a framework to mobilize labor support in the...
Librarians and Archivists with Palestine
A network of self-defined librarians, archivists, and information workers in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for self-determination. Our network consists of individual members, working groups...
Mondoweiss
Mondoweiss is a news website devoted to covering American foreign policy in the Middle East, chiefly from a progressive Jewish perspective. It has four principal aims: 1. To publish important develo...
Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation of Canada
NECEF is an academically oriented volunteer organization whose extensive international network of individuals and NGO's with expertise about and concern for the Arab World includes a Canadian speakers...
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...
+972
+972 is a blog-based web magazine that is jointly owned by a group of Israeli journalists and bloggers. The writers' goal is to provide fresh, original, on-the-ground analysis and reporting of events ...
Not In My Name
A predominantly Jewish organization committed to a peaceful and just resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, one that will provide safety, security and freedom for Jews, Palestinians, and all ...
Not in Our Name
Formed in solidarity with the people of Lebanon and Palestine against Israel's wars and in opposition to the complicity of the Canadian government with Israel's criminal actions. Our basic principles ...
One Democratic State Group
We are a diverse group of Palestinian activists, from various backgrounds, who have come together to further peace with justice in the Middle East. We believe that the One State Solution is the only v...
Palestine Chronicle
PalestineChronicle.com is an independent online newspaper that provides daily news, commentary, features and book reviews on a variety of subjects, yet is largely focused on Palestine, the Arab-Israel...
Palestine Freedom Project
The Palestine Freedom Project is dedicated to providing resources and logistical support to grassroots Palestine solidarity activists everywhere. We work to enhance communication and coordination acro...
Palestine Media Watch
PMWATCH was established in October of 2000 to promote fair and accurate coverage of the Israeli occupation of Palestine in the US mainstream media. In broad terms, our mission is two-fold: (1) identif...
Palestine Remembered
To emphasize that the CORE issues of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict are the DISPOSSESSION and ETHNIC CLEANSING (compulsory population transfer to achieve political gains) of the Palestinian people ...
Palestine Solidarity Campaign
PSC is an independent, non-governmental and non-party political organisation with members from many communities across Britain, and increasingly throughout the world. PSC represents people in Britain ...
Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel
Palestinian Civil Society Calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel Until it Complies with International Law and Universal Principles of Human Rights
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is an Non Government Organisation (NGO) based in Gaza City. The Centre is a non-profit company, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule...
Palestinian International Campaign to End the Siege on Gaza
We are a diverse group of civil society activists, human rights activists, intellectuals, academics, businessmen from Gaza and the West Bank, united by our commitment to peace, human dignity and human...
Miko Peled website
This blog is dedicated to tearing down the separation wall and transforming the Israeli apartheid system into a secular democracy, where Israelis and Palestinians will live as equal citizens. For the ...
Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
Physicians For Human Rights-Israel was founded with the goal of struggling for human rights, in particular the right to health, in Israel and the Occupied Territories. Human dignity, wellness of mind ...
Project Hope
Project Hope is a non-profit volunteer organization. We support children denied access to basic services that every child needs in order to develop into healthy and well-balanced individual. We provid...
Rebuilding Alliance
Rebuilding Alliance is a coalition of people and groups around the world dedicated to helping war-torn neighborhoods rebuild, and promoting policy change to make them safe. We start by partnering with...
RedMed
RedMed is a web site that is run by three political parties that are all sections of a revolutionary Marxist international organisation, the Coordination for the Refoundation of the Fourth Internation...
Redress Information & Analysis
Aspires to redress the balance of world news and information by being a voice for the voiceless, by focusing on injustice and by providing an alternative interpretation of international and domestic i...
Writings of Israel Shamir
Champions "One Man, One Vote, One State" solution seeking to unite Palestine & Israel in one democratic state. Shamir's work and that of his contributors speaks to the aspirations of both the Israelis...
Solidarity
A democratic revolutionary socialist, feminist, anti-racist organization which publishes Against the Current magazine. Solidarity is an independent socialist organization dedicated to forming a bro...
Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights
SPHR is a non-profit, student-based organization that advocates on a strong social justice platform to uphold the rights of the Palestinian people in the face of human rights violations and all forms ...
Stop the Wall
The grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall campaign.
Ta'ayush
A grassroots movement of Arabs and Jews working to break down the walls of racism and segregation by constructing a true Arab-Jewish partnership.
Tadamon
A Montreal-based collective of social-justice organizers & media activists, working to build relationships of solidarity with grassroots political movements for social and economic justice between Bei...
Weir, Alison
Analysis on Israel, Palestine, and the American connection.
Zatoun
Zatoun is a NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which remi...
Zochrot
Zochrot ["Remembering"] is a group of Israeli citizens working to raise awareness of the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948. The Zionist collective memory exists in both our cultural and phys...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

The British Museum
The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture situated in London. Its collections, which number more than 7 million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from all continen...
Electronic Intifada
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian perspective.
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking. * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today. * Increases the influence of historical research over cu...
International Crisis Group
The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. The International Crisis Group is now generally recognized as the world's leading i...
League of Arab States
A regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League currently has 22 members and four observers. The main goal of the league is to "draw closer the relations between member Sta...
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is a non-government organization (NGO) based in Gaza City. The Centre is a non-profit company, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law and upholding democratic...
Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

Sources Library

Attacks Against Palestinian Journalists Must End, says IFJ
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on the Israeli government to identify and punish the Israeli soldiers who carried out a brutal attack on a journalist in the Palestinian vi...
The Bible Unearthed
Article in Wikipedia on the book The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts
A 2001 book about the archaeology of Palestine and its relationship to the origins of the Hebrew Bible.
Bilin's Mohammad Khatib arrested
2009
One month after touring Canada key Palestinian activist kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in another in a series of raids that Israeli occupation forces have carried out in Bil#in since June 2009, raids t...
Black Hand (Palestine)
Wikipedia article
The Black Hand (Arabic: al-Kaff al-Aswad) was an anti-Zionist and anti-British militant organization founded in 1930 in the British Mandate of Palestine.
Black September (group)
Wikipedia article
The Black September Organization (BSO) (Arabic: Munaz.z.amat Aylu-l al-aswad) was a Palestinian violent non-state actor (VNSA), founded in 1970. It was responsible for the kidnapping and murder of ele...
Brit Shalom (political organization)
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Brit Shalom was a group of Jewish 'universalist' intellectuals in Palestine, founded in 1925, which never exceeded a membership of 100.
Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24
Sources News Release
2014
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening s...
Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even i...
France: EFJ Concerned by Threats against Journalists after TV Report on Palestine
Sources News Release
2011
The European Federation of Journalists expresses its support to journalists and unions at France 2 following threats made against the public channel's presenters over a television programme on the po...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
2009
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
The Great Book Robbery
Brunner, Benny (director)
2012
As Palestinians were expelled from their land in 1948, librarians from Israel’s National Library followed the militias as they forced their way into Palestinian homes. Their mission was to collect as ...
Humanize Palestine
2014
Humanize Palestine attempts to restore the humanity that is often stripped away when Palestinians are reduced to calculative deaths, forgettable names, and burned and mutilated bodies, rather than peo...
Hunger strike threatens health of Palestinian journalist in Israeli jail
Sources News Release
2016
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Palestinian Journalists' syndicate (PJS) are deeply concerned over the health of a Palestinian journalist who has been on hunger...
IFJ Condemns Palestinian Authority Over Ban on Al-Jazeera
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on the Palestinian Authority to rescind its decision to close down the office the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television in the West Bank.
IFJ Defending Journalists in Palestine and Israel
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has reaffirmed its commitment to defend the interests of journalists in Palestine and Israel.
IFJ Demands Overhaul of Repressive Media Laws in the Middle East
Sources News Release
2009
Launching its â##Breaking the Chains' annual report into press freedom violations in the Arab World and Iran, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for a radical overhaul of ...
IFJ Hits Out over Arrest and Detention of Journalists in Palestine
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today condemned the "unjustified" detention of journalists by the Palestinian Authority's Preventive Security Services.
IFJ Welcomes Successful Safety Training for Gaza Journalists in Egypt
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today welcomed the successful safety training organised for Gaza Journalists which took place in Cairo from 20 to 22 April.
Israel sentences two to prison terms for censorship breach
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an Israeli court decision to sentence two television journalists on charges of breaching the military censorship law during the offensive in Gaza in Decem...
Israel threatens Palestinians with 'holocaust'
Sources News Release February 29, 2008
2008
One day after Israeli occupation forces killed 31 Palestinians, nine of them children, including a six-month-old baby, in a series of bomb attacks across the Gaza Strip, Israel's deputy defense minist...
Israeli authorities close Palestinian media centre in East Jerusalem
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday morning's decision by the Israeli internal security ministry to shut down the Palestinian media centre that had been set up in the East Jerusalem.
Israeli media forbidden to report case widely covered internationally
Sources News Release
2010
Reporters Without Borders condemns an absurd court-ordered ban on Israeli media coverage of the case of Anat Kam, an online journalist and former soldier accused of leaking classified military informa...
Israeli soldiers disguised as photojournalists endanger journalists' lives, says MADA
Sources News Release
2009
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) expresses concern over the Israeli occupation forces disguising themselves as photojournalists in the middle of Palestinian protesters.
Journalists and media workers assaulted by occupation forces
Sources News Release
2009
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) condemns the attack on Reuters photographer Nayef Alhishlmon and several Palestinian journalists by the Israeli occupation forces.
The man reconstructing Palestine's lost villages
2016
Abu Sitta has diligently reconstructed and mapped the future for all Palestinians laying the groundwork for their homecoming. "Our plan is to reconstruct the destroyed Palestinian villages. The plan...
More than 100 media sign the Reporters Without Borders petition for international journalists to be allowed into the Gaza Strip
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders reiterates its appeal for support by the international media and again urges the Israeli authorities to lift the ban on foreign media access to the Gaza Strip that has been i...
Noam Chomsky: 'No individual changes anything alone'
Edemariam, Aida
2013
Noam Chomsky is one of the world's most controversial thinkers. Now 84, he reflects on his life's work, on current events in Syria and Israel, and on the love of his life – his wife.
Palestinian civil society condemns Canadian government disinformation and repression against boycott movement
Sources News Release
2015
Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian civil society organisations that leads the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, has condemned the Canadian g...
Two-state solution
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The Way to the Spring
Life and Death in Palestine
Ehrenreich, Ben
2016
Over the past three years, American writer Ben Ehrenreich has been traveling to and living in the West Bank, staying with Palestinian families in its largest cities and its smallest villages.
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
2009
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...

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Against the Current
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
Bat Shalom (Daughter of Peace)
Website
Feminist peace organization working toward a just peace between Israel and its Arab neighbours.
B'Tselem
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
The Israeli Information Centre for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories.
Bustan
Website
A partnership of Jewish and Arab eco-builders, architects, academics, and farmers promoting social and environmental justice in Israel/Palestine. BUSTAN cultivates sustainable models to effect change ...
Countercurrents
Website
An alternative news site based in India. "We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. The things which may determine the fate ...
Counterpunch
Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Progressive U.S. website/newsletter.
Double Standards
Website
Focusing on double standards in the media and in international politics. "Double Standard 1. a rule or principle applied more strictly to some people more than others (or oneself)."
Electronic Intifada
Website
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis, and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fro...
Embassy Row Online
Website
Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
Gaza Community Mental Health Programme
Website
A Palestinian non-governmental, non-profit organization established in 1990 to provide comprehensive community mental health services - therapy, training and research - to the population of the Gaza S...
Gush Shalom
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
Gush Shalom (Translated from Hebrew, the name means "The Peace Bloc") is the hard core of the Israeli peace movement. Often described as "resolute", "militant", "radical" or "consistent", it is known...
International Middle East Media Center
Website
Media center developed in collaboration between Palestinian and International journalists to provide English language media coverage of Israel-Palestine.
International Solidarity Movement
Website
A Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land using nonviolent, direct-action methods and principles.
Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
A joint institution of Israelis and Palestinians dedicated to the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the basis of "two states for two peoples". Recognizes the rights of the Jewish peopl...
Jewish Voice for Peace
Website
A diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights. Supports the aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for sec...
Jews for a Just Peace
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
An organization of Vancouver Jews working to build support for a fair and just solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
New Democracy Internet site
Website
Supports a democratic revolution to overthrow corporate capitalism, but opposes socialism. Features short articles on labour issues, the deficit, education.
New Internationalist
Serial Publication (Periodical)
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
News and Letters
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Articles from a Marxist-Humanist perspective.
Not In My Name
Website
A predominantly Jewish organization committed to a peaceful and just resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, one that will provide safety, security and freedom for Jews, Palestinians, and all ...
Palestine Chronicle
Website
An independent online newspaper that provides daily news, commentary, features and book reviews on a variety of subjects, yet is largely focused on Palestine, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Middle ...
Palestine Media Watch
Website
PMWATCH was established to promote fair and accurate coverage of the Israeli occupation of Palestine in the US mainstream media. In broad terms, our mission is two-fold: (1) identify, report on, and p...
Redress Information & Analysis
Exposing injustice, disinformation and bigotry
Website
Aspires to redress the balance of world news and information by being a voice for the voiceless, by focusing on injustice and by providing an alternative interpretation of international and domestic i...
Stop the Wall
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
Site of the Grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign.
Ta'ayush
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
A grassroots movement of Arabs and Jews working to break down the walls of racism and segregation by constructing a true Arab-Jewish partnership.
Zatoun
Organization profile published 2008
Organization
Distributes olive oil from occupied Palestine and highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanit...

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