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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Zochrot

Zochrot

Zochrot, founded in 2002 by Jewish-Israeli activists, is an organization that calls for Israel to recognize the Nakba and Palestinian refugees’ right of return. Zochrot has been instrumental in providing access to information about the Nakba in Hebrew. They launched...

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Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian

Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian

Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian (Olive Branch Press) Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian is a memoir that shares author Jacob Nammar’s experiences growing up in pre-1948 Jerusalem, being forced out of his family home during the Nakba, and the struggle of living...

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Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Tlaib

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib made history in 2008 as the first Muslim woman to serve the Michigan Legislature and the first Palestinian American woman elected to Congress. In 2022, Tlaib sponsored H.Res.1123 – Recognizing the Nakba and Palestinian refugees’ rights in...

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Tantura Women, Children, Elderly

Tantura Women, Children, Elderly

The expulsion of Tantura women, children, and elderly from Furaydis to Jordan as the Red Cross supervises June 1948 Courtesy of Israel State Archives from Ben Rothenberg Collection Via Forward.com

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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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