palestine

Amos Oz showed that questioning Israel is a form of patriotism

Amos Oz showed that questioning Israel is a form of patriotism

The Israeli novelist Amos Oz, who wrote 43 books translated into 45 languages, died on Dec. 28 at the age of 79. Born in Jerusalem…
Rashida Tlaib's New Office Map: Israel Renamed 'Palestine'

Rashida Tlaib's New Office Map: Israel Renamed 'Palestine'

A map in Rashida Tlaib's new congressional office was photographed with an attached sticky note identifying Israel as "Palestine."
Dem who called for 'motherf***er' Trump's impeachment makes 'slight alteration' to office map involving Israel

Dem who called for 'motherf***er' Trump's impeachment makes 'slight alteration' to office map involving Israel

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D), who this week became the first Muslim Palestinian-American woman to serve in Congress, has made an alteration to the map in her Washington, D.C., congressional office

Holy Land for Sale

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate is selling church land that’s ending up in the hands of Israeli settler groups. Its Palestinian Christian congregants are furious.
Palestinian Jailed for Stabbing British Female Student to Death

Palestinian Jailed for Stabbing British Female Student to Death

JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli court has sentenced a Palestinian man to 18 years in prison for stabbing a British student to death.
Palestine’s head of mental health services says PTSD is a western concept

Palestine’s head of mental health services says PTSD is a western concept

Palestine has some of the highest rates of mental illness in the world. A quarter of Palestinian adolescents have made suicide attempts; about 23.2% have…

Palestinian in Israel

The population the government refers to as "Arab-Israeli" is increasingly embracing the term "Palestinian."

How the Jewish Left and Palestinian Arabs Can Remake Israeli Politics

A political alliance between Israel’s left wing and Arab parties could topple Benjamin Netanyahu.
A Guided Tour of Hebron, from Two Sides of the Occupation

A Guided Tour of Hebron, from Two Sides of the Occupation

Masha Gessen writes on two occupation tours she took in the city of Hebron, in the West Bank, one with the Palestinian organization Youth Against Settlements and the other with the left-wing Israeli
Can Israel’s Iron Wall Contain Hamas?

Can Israel’s Iron Wall Contain Hamas?

Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has tried to keep the Islamist group in check, but the situation in Gaza is as unstable as ever.
We Are Depressed

We Are Depressed

In episode 79, the girls get into the Saudi sisters found dead in New York, Saudi Arabia's plan to become the number one entertainment hot spot, Israel evicting Palestinian families from their homes,
Facebook takes down an Iran-based influence campaign that targeted Indians

Facebook takes down an Iran-based influence campaign that targeted Indians

Facebook has removed 783 pages, groups, and accounts tied to Iran for their “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” aimed at influencing public opinion in several countries, including…
Israeli officials announce start of construction on new steel barrier along Gaza border

Israeli officials announce start of construction on new steel barrier along Gaza border

Israel is working on its own version of a border wall. The Defense Ministry announced Sunday that it began building the above-ground portion of the Gaza border barrier, Haaretz.com, an Israeli news
We Are Being Watched

We Are Being Watched

It's episode 80 and the girls are back at it again! We're all being watched! They start by hearing how Anna is just not having it, but the dog Andie makes her happy. Then they get into what is going

Theresa May Is Negotiating Like Yasser Arafat

The late Palestinian leader was legendary for forsaking promising opportunities, caving to extremists, and failing to appreciate the challenges of negotiating against a stronger opponent. Britain’s

The Bibi Slayer?

By advocating clean and courteous politics, a retired general is giving Netanyahu a run for his money.
Jared Kushner will unveil Trump’s Middle East (economic) peace plan

Jared Kushner will unveil Trump’s Middle East (economic) peace plan

For foreign policy watchers, President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Speech was missing some crucial talking points, among them: His long-promised Middle East peace plan. There was some
What you need to know about the backlash against Rep. Ilhan Omar

What you need to know about the backlash against Rep. Ilhan Omar

When she criticized pro-Israel lobbying, the accusations of anti-Semitism came quickly, but her supporters say it's a smear campaign.
Here’s why Hindu nationalists aspire to Israel’s “ethnic democracy”

Here’s why Hindu nationalists aspire to Israel’s “ethnic democracy”

“My friend Narendra” and “my friend Bibi.”
We Are On Ilhan Omar's Side

We Are On Ilhan Omar's Side

In episode 82, Anna and Shereen start by talking about the television shows and movies they grew up watching, then they get into the backlash against Ilhan Omar's tweets about AIPAC, the film