Tag Archives: Occupation

Sheikh Jarrah Revisited

Two summers ago, I joined a group of Israelis and Palestinians at their weekly protest in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. The protests, which began in December 2009 following the eviction of four Palestinian families from their homes …

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Israel’s Birth Certificate

Considerable attention has, these last several weeks, been focused on the report of Israel’s Levy Commission.  No great surprise: The three-person commission, appointed by Prime Minister Netanyahu to render an advisory opinion regarding Jewish settlement in the West Bank, determined …

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Lords of the Land: The War for Israel’s Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007

Lords of the Landtells the tragic story of Jewish settlement in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In the aftermath of the 1967 war and Israel’s devastating victory over its Arab neighbors, catastrophe struck both the soul and psyche of …

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