Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Since October 7, 2023, the world has watched the government of Israel drop more than 6,000 bombs and launch more than 7,000 missiles into the territory of Gaza, causing damage the equivalent of 2 nuclear bombs. The military operation is in retaliation to a Hamas-led...

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Diana Neslen

Diana Neslen

Diana Neslen is a practicing Jewish woman who was investigated for antisemitism by UK Labour after she tweeted “the existence of the state of Israel is a racist endeavour and I am an antiracist Jew.” Labour dropped the case after Neslen threatened to sue. She said: “I...

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Emma Watson

Emma Watson

Actress Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione in the Harry Potter series, shared a photo on her Instagram account from a pro-Palestine rally with the phrase “Solidarity is a Verb.” Israel’s former ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon accused Watson...

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Palestine Open Maps

Palestine Open Maps

Palestine Open Maps (POM) is a platform that uses mapping technologies in collaboration with researchers to showcase visual stories of the geographical transformation of historic Palestine over the last 70+ years. The project combines 1940s British Mandate of...

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British Capture and Occupation of Palestine

British Capture and Occupation of Palestine

In 1917, British troops captured Jerusalem after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. General Sir Edmund Allenby, by orders of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, read a Proclamation of Martial Law to the Palestinians. Featured photo: “Capture and occupation of...

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How the Stern Gang Terrorized London

How the Stern Gang Terrorized London

Recently declassified M16 documents show how Zionist groups fighting for the creation of the Israeli state were emboldened to commit acts of terrorism against the British, both in Palestine and in Britain. According to Haaretz, in July 1946, one of these groups named...

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Stefan Moore

Stefan Moore

A self-described “secular Jew,” documentary filmmaker Stefan Moore wrote about the troubled history of creating the Jewish state for Consortium News. He argues for a shift from fighting for a two-state solution toward a “democratic secular state accommodating both...

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Zionism in Israel

Zionism in Israel

Howard Lisnoff wrote about “The Long View of Palestine, Israel and War” in a piece for Counter Punch. In the article, he reflects on the history of Zionism in Israel and the dehumanization of Palestinians. He aptly points out that critiquing Zionism and occupation...

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A History of Oppression

A History of Oppression

In an Opinion piece for Moment Mag, David K. Shipler reflects on the weight of history and memory in shaping the ongoing violence the Israeli government is waging against the people of Palestine. As a former Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times, David speaks...

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Gaza and Ireland

Gaza and Ireland

Susan Webber, under her Naked Capitalism pen name Yves Smith, reposted and commented on an article by Aidan McQuade titled “Gaza: Did the West Learn Nothing from the Peace Process in Ireland?” Originally posted on OpenDemocracy.net, the article compares the U.K.’s...

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