Author Archives: Bekah Wolf

About Bekah Wolf

Bekah Wolf has worked in Palestine since 2003. In 2006 she co-founded the Palestine Solidarity Project with her husband, former administrative detainee and current popular committee leader Mousa Abu Maria. She lived for 4 years in her husband's village of Beit Ommar, Hebron District and currently splits her time between the U.S. and Beit Ommar with her daughter Rafeef.

‘Are you a fucking leftist?’ –Israeli fascists target anti-occupation activists in Tel Aviv

Jewish-Israeli pro-Palestinian activists are being attacked on the streets and in the cafes of downtown Tel Aviv. Bekah Wolf interviews one who was assaulted and hospitalized and who says the level of violence directed at left-wingers is unprecedented.

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Jodi Rudoren intentionally obscured reality in her recent piece on Beit Ommar

Jodi Rudoren

Bekah Wolf describes the day New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Rudoren visited her home in the West Bank village of Beit Ommar. Wolf says Rudoren’s reporting misrepresents what she knows the reporter witnessed in the village, and is evidence of an agenda — to intentionally obscure the harsh realities of life under an occupying regime. Above is video of an incident in Beit Ommar that Rudoren reported on, although she left out most the story.

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If only it was just one tweet: One activist’s experience in the ‘Our Land’ Facebook group

Bekah Wolf recounts her experience in the “Our Land” Facebook group and her encounters with Greta Berlin dealing with anti-Semitism and bigotry. She writes: “While I am personally disappointed in Greta the stakes here are much higher than one person’s lack of judgement. This moment is a challenge to the Palestine solidarity movement and for us to define the movement we want to be, and the rhetoric and ideas we are willing to embrace.”

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