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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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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Nadia Saah

Nadia Saah

Nadia Saah is a board member of Jewish Currents. In this moving photo essay, she shares her family’s story of their harrowing experiences during the 1948 Nakba (the Catastrophe). The essay compiles 11 more stories from other Palestinians on the 75th anniversary of the...

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Cast Thy Bread Operation

Cast Thy Bread Operation

Israeli historian Benny Morris and Israel Prize laureate Benjamin Z. Kedar uncover the story of the secret Cast Thy Bread operation, in which Israeli forces poisoned the drinking water of non-Jewish communities during the Nakba/War of Independence in 1948 to prevent...

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Jacob Nammar

Jacob Nammar

Jacob Nammar is a Palestinian author who shares his memories of pre-1948 Palestine and the Nakba in his book Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian. In this video, he describes how after his family was expelled from their home and forced into an armed “open prison zone”...

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Morgan Bassichis

Morgan Bassichis

Morgan Bassichis is a Jewish American artist and activist who works with Jewish Voice for Peace. Bassichis is well-known for being a comedian and writer but has also been vocal about advocacy. In a speech titled “'Not in Our Name: On Jews Rejecting Zionism,” Bassichis...

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Al Awda Health and Community Association

Al Awda Health and Community Association

Al Awda Health and Community Association, formerly known as the Union of Health Work Committees (UHWC), is a group dedicated to providing health services to Palestinian communities in the Gaza strip. Al Awda works toward its main goal of achieving community health...

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Bisan Center for Research & Development

Bisan Center for Research & Development

The Bisan Center for Research and Development is a Palestinian nonprofit working to enhance the socio-economic future of Palestinian people through the “critical development of knowledge”. Founded in 1989, the Bisan Center serving women, youth, and working-class...

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Addameer Association

Addameer Association

Addameer Association is a non-profit prisoner support group and human rights organization founded in 1991. Addameer, which means “conscience” in Arabic, works to support Palestinian political prisoners held in both Israeli and Palestinian prisons. Led by a group of...

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Al-Haq

Al-Haq

Al-Haq is an independent Palestinian non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Ramallah, West Bank in occupied Palestine. Established in 1979, the NGO promotes human rights by documenting violations against the “individual and collective rights of Palestinian”...

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