A Digital Tale of the Nakba

By Allison Deger, published on Mondoweiss, May 15, 2020 Most years Palestinians mark May 15 with demonstrations and memorials for the Nakba or catastrophe in Arabic. The day commemorates the destruction of Palestinian towns and villages during and around the 1948 Arab-Israeli war and the creation of the Palestinian refugee crisis. It generally falls within a week or so of […]

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What West Bank Annexation Really Means

by Naim Mousa, published on Mondoweiss, May 27, 2020 July 1. That is the date by which Netanyahu has promised to complete the annexation of the West Bank. But what does that really mean? Most people think that means he will annex Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jericho, and the rest of the region. However, nothing can be farther from the truth. This […]

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Joe Biden’s Hatred of Palestinians Echoes his Anti-Black Racism

by Ali Abunima, published on The Electronic Intifada, May 22, 2020 Joe Biden has released his plan for Palestinians and Israelis. Interestingly it is not in his campaign website’s foreign policy section, but falls under the title “Joe Biden and the Jewish Community.” This is a clear indication that he views the matter as one of domestic political pandering, without […]

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Palestinian Movement Scores Big Legal win for BDS in Britain

by Kathy Durkin, published on Workers World, May 6, 2020 The Palestine Solidarity Committee won a legal victory for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign in Britain when the country’s highest court issued a landmark ruling that struck a blow against the Whitehall government on April 29. Supreme Court judges repudiated regulations that prohibited local governments from making “ethical” pension […]

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What Kind of Jew Is Shlomo Sand?’

Documentary by Bruce Robbins, Posted on YouTube, by  Mondoweiss, April 28, 2020 Bruce Robbins, an English literature professor and political theorist at Columbia University, has long been active in the effort to bring democracy to Israel and Palestine. His latest effort is a documentary titled, “What Kind of Jew Is Shlomo Sand?” that he publishes today and that is embedded […]

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Hebrew, Arabic and Apartheid

by Jonathan Ofir, published on Mondoweiss, April 20, 2020 The creation of the modern Hebrew language around the end of the 19th century sought to resurrect an ancient language which had hardly been spoken colloquially among Jews, to become the new unifying ‘national language’ of the ‘Jewish nation’. This effort built upon romantic and messianic concepts of ‘return’ to the […]

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COVID-19: The Zionist Underpinnings of Israel’s Violent Crackdown on Haredi Jews

by Miko Peled, published in Mintpress News, April 9, 2020 In a conversation I had with Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro for an upcoming episode of the Miko Peled Podcast, Rabbi Shapiro referred to Jewish Zionists as “idol worshipers.” “They did not get these values, of loving their guns and stealing Palestinian land, from Judaism,” he said. He explained that Jewish people […]

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My Grandfather, Nelson Mandela, Helped End Apartheid. Let’s Do the Same for Palestine

In light of the fact that many US states have criminalized support for the Palestinian BDS campaign, we need to see the oppression of Palestinians in its true context.  At the end of Apartheid, South African divisions were not reinforced, but rather the entire country was restored to the native people of South Africa. [Ed] by Nkosi Zwelivelile, published on […]

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Israeli filmmaker uncovers horrific new evidence of the Deir Yassin Massacre

March 19, 2017 Athar Barghouthi It has been almost 70 years since the Deir Yassin Massacre. On April 9, 1948, Zionist militias, Irgun and Lehi (a.k.a Stern Gang), attacked the village of Deir Yassin, killing over 100 people including women and children. Reports stated that the residents of the small village were mutilated, decapitated, disemboweled and raped. In an article […]

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Israeli Filmmaker Uncovers Horrific New Evidence of the Deir Yassin Massacre

by Áthar Barghouthi, published on Welcome to Palestine, July 19, 2017 This is an interesting film.  The murderers themselves testify about their actions in the massacre of Deir Yassin.  You can watch it on our website HERE. [ODSP editor] It has been almost 70 years since the Deir Yassin Massacre. On April 9, 1948, Zionist militias, Irgun and Lehi (a.k.a […]

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