This section addresses news related to Palestine with a focus on issues that are not reported in the mainstream media.
Our background page on Israel/Palestine is a good place to start.
From Faramarz Farbod*, I have provided a summary of a 8/12 Conference Call about the Iran Agreement organized by the United for Peace and Justice organization on the Iran Agreement meant to aid activists engaged in ensuring that the Congress … more
Testimony by Israeli soldiers reveals abductions, beatings, and torture they visited on Hebron. By Donald Macintyre in Jerusalem The dark-haired 22-year-old in black T-shirt, blue jeans and red Crocs is understandably hesitant as he sits at a picnic table in … more
The complex and violent situation in Israel & Palestine deserves our attention and action. In the Middle East and elsewhere, war, terrorism, and violence destroy communities and people as they consume vast amounts of economic and natural resources. This alone … more
Mr. KUCINICH. Mr. Speaker, today I join my colleagues in Congress in celebrating Israel’s accomplishments over the past 60 years. I am happy to be co-sponsor of this congratulatory resolution. However, like many Israelis and Palestinians, I have concerns about … more
Why, really, was the USS Liberty attacked by Israel? by Alan Hart The following is my keynote address to the annual re-union dinner of the Liberty Veterans’ Association Long Island, 12 June 2010—I want to begin by saying that though … more
by Gabriel Ash, Emily Katz Kashawi, Mich Levy, Sara Kershnar, June 2010 In June 2010, two opposite ends of the Jewish political spectrum will vie for one historical moment. As Israel and the Zionist movement struggle to maintain their century-long pull … more
In These Times June 8, 2010 The Real Threat Aboard the Freedom Flotilla The Freedom Flotilla defied Israel’s policy of blocking solutions to the Arab-Israeli conflict based on international decisions, and so it must be crushed. … more
This page contains an opinion piece by Mark L. Goldstein and a response by Peter Crownfield. Both call for an end to half-truths and falsehoods, but they have different ideas about the full truth….. Morning Call June 15, 2010 Israeli action … more