What Gaza’s Escalation Tells Us About Israel’s Policy Towards the Besieged Enclave

Consciously acting on a failed assassination policy underlines Israel’s deep cynicism in its relationship with Gaza.

October Press ’19: Victimization, Delegitimization, and “Democracy”

In October, Israelis and the Kurds were lumped as one as if they share the same fate, Israel’s institutional strength is overstated, and the Democratic Party’s shift on Israel is presented in a negative light.

Israel Supreme Court Upholds Decision to Deport Senior HRW Official, Omar Shakir

This is not a court that has worked to halt Israel’s oppression of Palestinians and its occupation of Palestinian land; it is a court that has cast a veneer of legality over the actions of the racist, apartheid State of Israel.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 2020 Round for the Ibrahim Dakkak Award for Outstanding Essay on Jerusalem

Awarded to an outstanding essay that addresses either contemporary or historical issues relating to Jerusalem. Winning prize of U.S. $1000 and essay published in the Jerusalem Quarterly.

The Human Cost of Israel's Assaults on Gaza

Host Omar Baddar sits down with Amer Shurrab, a Palestinian from Khan Yunis, Gaza who has lost six of his family members as a result of Israeli attacks on Gaza since 2009. Amer recounts the story of his two brothers who were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers during Operation Cast Lead in 2009. The most recent attacks on Gaza have left three of his cousins dead and his family farm destroyed.

Special Focus: Operation Cast Lead (27 December 2008 - 18 January 2009)

OPERATION CAST LEAD: The 1,400 Palestinian dead, most of them civilians, not to mention the staggering devastation revealed when Israel finally had to allow journalists into the Strip after it ended the assault, had a powerful impact on international and Arab opinion. Unfortunately, the shock of the assault was not sufficient to overcome the venomous split between the Fatah-backed Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and the Hamas government that took over the Strip by force in July 2007.

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