Wikimedia Israel

Wikimedia Israel

In 2018, Wikimedia Israel gathered archival images from the early 20th century with expired copyrights and published about 28,000 images to Wikipedia’s platform for free, public access. The photos give insight into life of Palestinian families in the region—Muslim,...

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Desecration of the Beit Dajan Mosque

Desecration of the Beit Dajan Mosque

Since the creation of the Israeli state, many extremist groups of Jewish people have desecrated Muslim holy sites. For example, there is proof that Jewish settlers destroyed the centuries-old mosque in Jerusalem by arson and vandalism in 1967. A letter to the United...

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British Soldiers Arrest Palestinians

British Soldiers Arrest Palestinians

In the early 1900s, Palestine experienced waves of Jewish migration and colony-building, including the founding of Tel Aviv in 1909 and the creation of the Haganah (the Jewish paramilitary organization) in 1920. On August 15, 1929, Zionist groups organized a great...

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Palestinian Carpenters in Nazareth

Palestinian Carpenters in Nazareth

This photograph is a stereoscope image from 1900 of carpenters in Nazareth, Palestine. Many believe Jesus Christ was a carpenter from Nazareth. Another carpenter from Nazareth, Azmi S. Audeh, wrote about “the simple life of [his] Palestinian family” prior to the Nakba...

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Palestinian Families Become Refugees

Palestinian Families Become Refugees

These photos show Palestinian families forced to leave their homes and become refugees during the Nakba, or the creation of the Israeli state. Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin revealed to the New York Times in 1979 his first-hand account of the expulsion of 50,000...

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Depopulation of Safed in Palestine

Depopulation of Safed in Palestine

Safed is a city of the Upper Galilee and one of the oldest cities of historic Palestine. Safed is an ancient town mentioned in writings by Titus Flavius Josephus, a first-century Romano-Jewish historian and military leader. Palestine Open Maps shows how Safed has been...

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Yaffa (Jaffa), Israel

Yaffa (Jaffa), Israel

Yaffa (or Jaffa, or Yafo in Hebrew) is an ancient port city that, prior to the Nakba, was the largest city in Palestine. These photos from the early 1900s show Yaffa as a growing commercial city with train tracks, ships, and automobiles. The few thousand Palestinians...

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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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