The Myth of the U.N. Creation of Israel

The popular belief that Israel was established by the United Nations is rooted in falsehood and prejudice against the rights of the Palestinians. By Jeremy R. Hammond Published on Foreign Policy Journal| Oct 26, 2010 There is a widely accepted belief that United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181 “created” Israel, based upon an understanding that this resolution partitioned Palestine or otherwise […]

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Russians in the Holy Land

by Israel Shamir Quarter of a century ago (time runs fast!), when Israel was far more intimate than it is today, when we did not value privacy and did not know how to spell it, I left my kibbutz in Galilee and moved into a house in Jaffa to share it with few families. Such an arrangement was quite common […]

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Political upheaval over Tlaib and Omar shows the power of BDS

By Phillip Weiss, published on Mondoweiss, August 12, 2019 We are in the middle of a political upheaval on Israel/Palestine in the United States, and Americans who are concerned with Palestinian human rights live for these moments. They are the moments of potential change: When more tarnish is added to Israel’s image, and Americans get a clearer picture of what […]

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Why One Democratic State of Palestine

The colonial entity and its imperial patrons have brought the people of Palestine to a historic juncture.  We, the residents of historic Palestine, must dismantle the terms of our collective extermination so as to set up relations which reject racial segregation and mutual negation.  We must dismantle the closed structure and replace it with an open, non-imperial and humane system.  […]

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