As Occupy activists turn to US foreign policy in the Middle East, can the movement influence foreign policy and will Palestine be included?
Monthly Archives: November 2011
A visitor to Gaza leaves precious bags he has promised to deliver to Greece in a cab.
The United Houma Nation, Louisiana’s largest Indian tribe, have endured centuries of dispossession, most recently at the hands of BP. Now they’re pushing back.
Charlie Rose’s friend Seth Klarman gives tons to liberal causes– but also supports pro-settler groups and rightwing pro-Israel organizations
The author of a recent blockbuster NYT op-ed gives a detailed history of Israel’s “Brand Israel” campaign and its connection to pinkwashing.
Israel’s re-branders get creative: it’s Bruce Springsteen of the Middle East, the land of milk and honey
A speech given at Wellington Church in Chicago on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
It takes the brutalization of a NY Times photographer to make Allison Hoffman get upset about Israeli soldiers
Nancy Kricorian meets with the Palestine Writing Workshop We settle into our chairs, our small talk introductions, as we wait for the table to fill up. The workshop, titled “Family Stories: Writing Fiction and Nonfiction Narrative from Life” with Nancy Kricorian, is being offered by the Palestine Writing Workshop and draws us for different reasons. […]
Liberal Democrat Ann Lewis and neoconservative Republican Bill Kristol have no daylight between them on Israel issue
New York magazine profiles two keep Occupy Wall Street organizers, Amin Husain and Yotam Marom, who have deep roots in Israel/Palestine.
On November, 24 Israeli forces demolished two homes, a mosque and a barn and arrested two young women in the village of Umm Fagarah near Hebron.
Ron Paul, now running second in Iowa, doesn’t support the special US relationship with Israel. Could his surge open up the political debate?
The Herbawi Textile Factory, located in Hebron is the only producer of the original koffiyeh in all of Palestine.
Israeli government tries to reverse brain drain with Hebrew ad saying that American Jewish spouse will not understand your Israeli experience
Cornel West & Rosemary Ruether have launched a petition to support Marc Ellis who has been placed under internal investigation at Baylor Univ.
Mondoweiss began as personal blog for Philip Weiss 6 years ago. Now the site is professional, that stuff will be filed under Beyondo
Egypt’s promised “first fair elections in 30 years” began on Monday November 28, amid 2 weeks of popular dissidence & allegations of voter fraud.
Israeli apologized for the humiliating pregnant Pulitzer Prize winning NYT American photojournalist Lynsey Addario when she tried to enter Gaza.
On the third floor of the Nablus Municipality Library sits a room of over 8,000 books set apart from the rest. They are books that lived with generations of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons.
Bernard Avishai says Israel is ‘Hebrew haven in a heartless world’ for Jews, but how heartless has world been to him?
It started with a question from Jabar, a farmer from Faraheen, during Eid al-Adha. “Is there an American holiday where you slaughter an animal?”
Israeli settlement mogul Lev Leviev is again the target of a boycott campaign for his human rights violations in the occupied territories.
Today in Silwan the Sumarin family received news their eviction had been postponed. The JNF is expected to continue the eviction process.
Palestinian & Israeli activists protested a WHO conference in Jerusalem which they say rewards Israel despite ongoing human rights violations.