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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 […]