Last week, the Israeli High Court upheld the Anti-Boycott Law passed by the Knesset (Israeli parliament) in July 2011. The law targets Israeli opponents of the occupation who call for boycotting settlement products and/or Israel as an economic pressure tool to compel an end to an occupation that is nearing
The International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) has published a new report – The Business of Backlash: The Attack on the Palestinian Movement and Other Movements for Social Justice – that documents the funding behind pro-Israel lobbying groups, often working in concert with the Israeli government, against pro-Palestinian solidarity activism in the United States.
Presented below are a series of rare and historic photographs donated to the Institute for Palestine Studies by the Foundation for Middle East Peace. The photographs date from the early 1980’s as the rate of Israeli settlement growth on the West Bank accelerated. Many of the photographs were published in
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu election upset was arguably due to an 11th hour gambit: Netanyahu renounced his past support for a two-state solution and on polling day issued a call to arms (invoking Order 8, the Israel Defense Forces’ emergency code for reserve duty) by warning that “Arab