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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A Burglary Motivated by Racism

A Burglary Motivated by Racism

Haaaretz journalists Gideon Levy and Alex Levac reported on a West Bank burglary case in 2020 in which a small Palestinian business was repeatedly burglarized by Jewish settlers. Was this burglary motivated by racism? Mohammed Mahmadi, 29, left his restaurant job in...

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The Return of the Pogrom in Hawara

The Return of the Pogrom in Hawara

On February 26, 2023, more than 400 Jewish settlers terrorized the Palestinian village of Hawara in the Occupied West Bank. For hours, the settlers set buildings and cars on fire and threw stones at inhabitants and their homes. The Israeli police and military forces...

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Christians Against Israeli Violence

Christians Against Israeli Violence

Christians Against Israeli Violence: Churches Call to End U.S. Military Aid to Israel On March 10, 2023, ten U.S.-based Christian groups published a letter directed to President Biden and Congress calling on the end of U.S. military aid to Israel. The letter reads:...

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Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a renown Jewish American academic, linguist, and political activist. Chomsky is a prolific writer who has published many books and articles and has become a public intellectual. In a 2023 interview with Al Jazeera about Palestine and Israel, Chomsky...

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VJP Intern Amber Smith

VJP Intern Amber Smith

Amber Smith is a member for Voices for Justice in Palestine (VJP) who traveled to Palestine-Israel in October 2022 and shared what she witnessed in a VJP e-newsletter. She described the heavy militarization of the Israeli occupation forces, the way good quality water...

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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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