For more than 1500 years, the Church had a very different set of beliefs about the significance of the historic land of Palestine.
By throwing in their lot with Marcus and Trump, pro-Israel forces are only accelerating the partisan gap that could eventually wreck the pro-Israel majority in Congress.
Palestinians will suffer the most from the cuts to UNRWA, but the whole region will feel the consequences.
It may be difficult to digest America’s resort to pseudo-biblical literalism to engage with one of the world’s thorniest issues, laughable even. But, in Pence’s case, it is hardly a surprise.
I received the news of the ban with indifference, something my privilege as a white American allows me. However, the same is not true for millions of Palestinians around the world.
A total US funding cut would mean a serious reduction in services and the complete halt of many of the education and health programmes for Palestinian refugees.
The campaign that has rallied to free Ahed’s is unlikely to achieve its objective anytime soon, but such efforts propel the growth of powerful movements.
Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital caused a firestorm online.
Congress has seen critics of Israel and defenders of Palestinian rights before, but none matched McCollum’s historic act.
Michael Bennett’s refusal to become a tool of Israeli propaganda has arguably been the most explicitly political stance, to date, by a high profile athlete.
FIFA may somehow contrive to once again postpone a decision on Israeli human rights violations, but the issue isn’t going away and demands action.
Why a broad sporting boycott of Israel hasn’t emerged despite major successes for the movement in other arenas such as academia, entertainment, and business.
The Palestinian Table is a “bridge to better understand Palestinian culture, food, and a way of life.”
Why would 37,000 Palestinians take part in their own oppression, building illegal settlements and working their own land for the benefit of foreign settlers?
A story of deceit, mendacity, and imperial arrogance that has a contemporary resonance and significance.
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