Trump and Netanyahu are undoing decades of U.S.-Israel relations. Israel’s racism complements Trump’s; America’s defense of its elected officials challenges it.
"The Press on Palestine" is an initiative by the Palestine Square blog to highlight bias and watchdog mainstream U.S. print media’s reporting on Palestinian affairs and the Arab Israeli conflict. Select articles from last month are shared and discussed in this edition.
Three key and interconnected trends can be drawn from the election, all of which present crucial strategic questions for the Palestinian struggle in the years ahead.
The Institute for Palestine Studies (USA), Inc., (IPS) has an opening for a Fall 2019 intern in the exciting field of marketing and fundraising.
Curated by activist-scholars Noura Erakat and Marc Lamont Hill, the Journal of Palestine issue 192 contextualizes, interrogates, and ultimately advances the long and rich legacy of transnational solidarity between oppressed groups in the United States and Palestine from the 1930s to the present day.
Senate bill 2132 puts at stake the ability of the PLO to engage in diplomatic and legal channels to support Palestinian national aspirations and to seek accountability through international mechanisms.
Son of Jerusalem, Kamal Boullata, will finally make it back to his homeland for burial at the Cemetery of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem at Mt. Zion next to his family and ancestors.
Kamal was born in Jerusalem, and grew up in the Old City. According to the Records of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem and the Arab Orthodox Mukhtar for the Old City, the late Mr. Mitri Toubbeh, Boullata's family traces their history in the Old City back to over 600 years.
(Image Courtsey of Meem Gallery)
Jerusalem-born painter, writer, and art historian Kamal Boullata passed away on Aug. 6 in his home in Berlin, Germany.
Awarded to an outstanding essay that addresses either contemporary or historical issues relating to Jerusalem. Winning prize of U.S. $1000 and essay published in the Jerusalem Quarterly.
Massoud Hayoun enchanted with stories of his cosmopolitan North African Jewish ancestors; the subject of his memoir When We Were Arabs.
Noura Erakat outlines how the Palestinian Authority’s illusory quest for statehood has shaped the actions of Palestinian leadership. (This excerpt originally appeared on Mondoweiss.net.)
Bukele’s Palestinian heritage has not necessarily translated to a fair and reasonable position on the conflict in his ancestral land.