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On Land Day, the Jewish National Fund’s racist legacy is exposed

Max Blumenthal on

“The complete evacuation of the country from its other inhabitants and handing it over to the Jewish people is the answer.” –Jewish National Fund director Yosef Weitz, March 20, 1941 “The Jewish National Fund is the caretaker of the land of Israel, on behalf of its owners – Jewish people everywhere.” –Jewish National Fund mission statement […]

Brooklyn-Jenin: Thoughts on the occasion of Land Day

Udi Aloni on

Praise the youth This article is dedicated to the Huthwa group, ‘huthwa‘ meaning a step or a stair in Arabic. Huthwa is a volunteer citizen organization, started by the finest of Ramle and Lydda/Lod’s young people, who have done well in their private lives. These young people have chosen to devote their free time to […]

Passover, meet ‘Land Day’

Ira Glunts on

While Jewish Israelis and Jews all over the world celebrated the second day of Passover on March 30th, Palestinian Arabs living in Israel, the occupied territories and throughout the world commemorated Yom Al-Ard or Land Day. On this day each year thousands of Palestinian Israelis stage demonstrations that call attention to their second-class citizenship and […]