Author Archives: Eitan Bronstein

75% of visitors to Israel’s Canada Park believe it is located inside the Green Line (it’s not)

Results of a Zochrot survey of 200 visitors to Canada Park on Saturdays, from November, 2013 through January, 2014. Questions focused on the history of the park and the Palestinian villages that once existed on the land.

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Mapping what’s been lost

Eitan Bronstein of Zochrot explains the challenges of mapping the land of Israel/Palestine without minimizing or hiding its history.

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The struggle against the boycott law is fundamental: Should Israel be a Jewish or democratic state?

What’s the “Boycott Law” about?  If you ask Israelis that question, particularly those opposed to the law, they’ll probably say that it prohibits calling for boycotts of products produced by Israeli settlements located in territories captured in 1967.  But that’s … Continue reading

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Challenging Israel’s stacked discourse on the right of return

On this last Nakba Day (May 15, 2011), we witnessed the spectacular return of Palestinian refugees in real life. Thousands upon thousands of uprooted Palestinians gathered in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, near the borders of the Jewish state and challenged … Continue reading

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An Israeli on Nakba Day: ‘Our humanity is bound up with your right to return’

My sisters and brothers the refugees of Palestinian, today is the 15th of May, the Nakba Day, and I have one request from you; a heartfelt request from the son of occupiers, as an occupier, to those who paid the … Continue reading

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