Books & Documents
Khirbet Kizeh

Like any political and multi-generational conflict, the decades-long struggle between Israel and Palestine is complex. We hope these books provide insight into both the conflict and the very human toll it inflicts upon all peoples involved. Discover the many books and documents which tell the story of the Israeli and Palestinian people. We are continuously adding to this list.

Khirbet Khizeh is a brief, fictional, 1949 novella by Israeli writer S. Yizhar about the violent expulsion of Palestinian villagers by the Israeli army. Considered a high point in Hebrew literature, it was published just months the author fought in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. The book provides a window into on the perspective of a Jewish soldier whose unit is tasked with expelling peaceful Palestinian families from their homes.

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Killing Palestinians

Mondoweiss reports, "Israeli soldiers killed an 11-year-old Palestinian boy. Then, during his funeral, they killed someone else." You can read more about it in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz:...

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. Recent reports covered Myanmar, Bangladesh, and the Congo. On April 27, 2021, HRW published a report identifying Israel's crimes against humanity of apartheid and...

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