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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Self-Hating Jew?

Self-Hating Jew?

Proudly Jewish comedian and podcaster Jonathan Randall explains why he does not believe that criticizing Israel makes him self-hating. Video title: Being a Jew against Palestinian oppression doesn’t make you a “self-hating Jew” Created by: Jonathan Randall Video...

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Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz

Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz

Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz was a Jewish writer, political activist, and the founding executive director of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice. In her book The colors of Jews: racial politics and radical diasporism (2007), she described radical diasporism—where Jews...

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CODEPINK

CODEPINK

CODEPINK is a feminist grassroots organization that strives to end U.S. warfare and imperialism. CODEPINK supports peace and justice in the world, and advocates for redirecting resources to life-affirming programs like healthcare and education. Participate in upcoming...

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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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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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Massacres of Palestinians in 1948

Massacres of Palestinians in 1948

Testimonies and classified documents about Israel’s atrocities from the 1948 Nakba/War of Independence, including previously obscured massacres, are beginning to be revealed despite attempts to conceal them. While Israel’s Malmab unit (Hebrew acronym which stands for...

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Where Should the Birds Fly

Where Should the Birds Fly

The film begins in 2004 (before the 2008-2009 Israeli attack on Gaza that left more than 1,400 dead) and ends in 2011. Where Should the Birds Fly? is two stories. One is the story of Mona Al Samouni, an 11-year-old girl whose family died when her home was hit by...

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Speed Sisters

Speed Sisters

The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East. Grabbing headlines and turning heads at improvised tracks across the West Bank, these five women have sped their way into the heart of the gritty, male-dominated Palestinian street...

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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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