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.”
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.
Ten years since Operation Cast Lead, UN obligations remain unfulfilled.
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.
IPS Senior Fellow Mouin Rabbani discusses the closure of the PLO Delegation office in Washington and American threats against the ICC: This is part of a broader American assault designed to inflict suffering on Palestinians in order to put pressure on the Palestinian leadership.
I wish to convey - with confidence and steadfast determination - to Palestine refugees in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, that our operations will continue and our Agency prevail.
The sad truth is that whatever grand illusion is harbored by Washington and Tel Aviv at the moment is almost entirely based on exploiting Palestinian divisions, for which the Palestinian leaderships are to be wholly blamed.
Caught between Israel’s restrictions and crippling poverty, Gaza’s cancer patients find themselves in a grim reality with little reason for hope.
Tlaib’s victory propels forward a shift already underway in U.S. politics, as do primary victories by New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar.
Ibrahim Dakkak Award for Outstanding Essay on Jerusalem will be awarded to an outstanding essay that addresses either contemporary or historical issues relating to Jerusalem. The winning submission will receive a prize of U.S. $1000 and will be published in the Jerusalem Quarterly.
The existential threat facing UNRWA is deliberate, and so are the dire consequences for the 5.3 million registered refugees it serves.
Reading the new Basic Law together with over twenty “Annexation Laws” proposed in the Knesset in the last three years uncovers the legal scaffolding for the complete colonization of historic Palestine already in place.