Mazin Qumsiyeh Blog

Mazin Qumsiyeh Blog

Dr. Mazin Butros Qumsiyeh is a Palestinian scientist and author who teaches at Bethlehem University. He founded the University’s Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability, and he is the founder and director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History....

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Open Bethlehem

Open Bethlehem

Film director Leila Sansour returns to Bethlehem to make a film about her home town, soon to be encircled by a wall. She left the city as a teenager thinking that Bethlehem was too small and provincial. She never wanted to return but this time she is making an...

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Bethlehem to Brooklyn: Breaking the Surface

Bethlehem to Brooklyn: Breaking the Surface

Bethlehem to Brooklyn: Breaking the Surface is a documentary about the shared experiences of Palestinian teens living in Israel-Palestine and African American teens living in the United States. Both communities of teenagers practice forms of expression that help them...

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Nadav Gazit

Nadav Gazit

Nadav Gazit is an activist in New York who is renouncing his Israeli citizenship. Announced in an Opinion piece on PrismReports.org, Nadav asserts: “Once you unlearn Zionist propaganda, there is no going back.” He argues that the current genocide in Gaza as well as...

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Miles Meth

Miles Meth

Union organizer Miles Meth recently wrote an opinion piece on Forward.com, a self-described pro-Israel, pro-Palestine, and pro-democracy organization. His op-ed focused on the Boston Workers Circle’s choice to describe Israel’s war of Gaza as a genocide and their...

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Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, wrote an article linking Zionism and antisemitism in unexpected ways. Dave’s piece is responding to the 2023 decision in House Resolution 894 that equates anti-Zionist sentiments with anti-Semitic statements. He warns that...

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Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils, a politician and former Minister of Intelligence Services in South Africa, recently wrote a piece on PolticsWeb.co responding criticism about his stance on Palestinian resistance. In his message to Greg Mills, Ronnie opposes racism, military...

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