Journal of Palestine Studies, Autumn 2018

2018 marked seventy years since the Nakba. As the Journal of Palestine Studies embarks on this New Year, we are pleased to offer a special issue that reflects on the anniversary in unprecedented ways while simultaneously looking to the future. The articles in “1948 and Its Shadows” engage what the curators describe as “dead zones in Palestinian history,” in an attempt to “mobilize for potential [future] histories.”

Exclusive: Are U.S. Newspapers Biased Against Palestinians? Analysis of A Hundred Thousand Headlines Says Yes

With the growth of the Palestine solidarity movement, the question is whether these and other news agencies will continue to tarnish their record by disregarding the facts about Palestine.

United Nations Inaction and the Gaza Crisis: Ten Years ago and Today

Ten years since Operation Cast Lead, UN obligations remain unfulfilled.

#TweetYourThobe: Honoring the First Palestinian-American Congresswoman

Palestinian women in the U.S. and around the world celebrated Rep. Tlaib’s inauguration and joined the campaign to share photos of their thobes.

Current Issues In Depth: UNRWA and Palestine Refugee Rights: New Assaults, New Challenges

Current Issues In Depth is a new IPS  monograph series that provides history, background, and analysis on pressing topics and events.

The first paper in this series, aims to clarify the fundamental legal and historical issues regarding Palestine Refugees and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) that are being challenged by the current US Administration’s attempts to redefine the Palestine refugee and the decision to completely defund UNRWA.

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