In Their Own Words: Senior Israeli Officials on the Palestinian Question
The New Israeli Government: Consolidating Apartheid
The Palestinian Nakba
Israeli Soldier Testimonies Reveal 'Shoot to Kill' Policy in Gaza War
Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home In The Negev News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Home In The Negev

In an ongoing campaign by Israeli authorities to push Bedouin communities from the Negev, Israeli bulldozers demolished the home of Ali Hammad Abu Rabia in the Makhul village Thursday, locals said. His home is the third belonging to the Abu Rabia family to be demolished by Israel in the last eight years. Israeli forces closed all entrances to the village while bulldozers demolished the house, locals said.

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Christian Schools In Israel Say Budget Cuts Hurt Community News Roundup
The Big Story

Christian Schools In Israel Say Budget Cuts Hurt Community

It was an unlikely display of protesters: nuns cloaked in white, a black-clad priest clutching a golden scepter and dozens of Arab schoolchildren picketing outside the hulking headquarters of Israel's Education Ministry. Their message, raised high on large banners: "Take your hands off our schools."

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Israel’s President Calls BDS a ‘Strategic Threat’ News Roundup
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Israel’s President Calls BDS a ‘Strategic Threat’

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin held an “emergency” meeting Thursday with the heads of Israel’s universities and colleges to discuss the academic boycott, which he described as a “strategic threat.” Israeli institutions and officials have begun addressing the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions movement more seriously and investing more resources into fighting it in recent months and years.

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Mohammad Herzallah: Doctor and Innovator Palestinian-American Profiles
Karmah Elmusa, IMEU

Mohammad Herzallah: Doctor and Innovator

Life in developing countries can be mentally and physically dangerous, and these hardships are only magnified for Palestinians living under occupation. It is estimated that around one million Palestinians in the West Bank suffer from clinical depression, and it’s this dilemma to which Dr. Mohammad M. Herzallah has dedicated his work.

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To Critics of the Academic Boycott of Israel: What About Academic Freedom for the Children of Gaza? Op-Eds & Analysis
David Palumbo-Liu, Salon

To Critics of the Academic Boycott of Israel: What About Academic Freedom for the Children of Gaza?

It has been nearly a decade since the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement started in 2005, seeking justice and rights for Palestinians in Israel and the occupied territories. It has steadily increased in size and force; one recent sign of its growing strength and influence is that both national governments, and states within the U.S., have issued declarations against it.

about 3 days ago
Israeli Settlers Take Over 10 Dunums of Land in Nablus News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Settlers Take Over 10 Dunums of Land in Nablus

Dozens of Israeli settlers from the Yitzhar settlement took over land in the Huwwara village in southern Nablus, official says. Ghassan Daghlas, an official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma'an the settlers took over land belonging to Palestinian Yasser Mutie Hussein Ali, planting grapevines in the area.

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In Their Own Words: Senior Israeli Officials on the Palestinian Question Fact Sheets
IMEU

In Their Own Words: Senior Israeli Officials on the Palestinian Question

The IMEU's latest fact sheet summarizes the views of senior officials in the new extreme Israeli right-wing government towards the Palestinians, in their own words.

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Israel Asking US for 50% Increase in Next Defense Package News Roundup
The Times of Israel/JTA

Israel Asking US for 50% Increase in Next Defense Package

Israel reportedly wants the US to increase its annual defense assistance package by half, to an average $4.5 billion. Defense News reported this weekend that Israel and US officials have in recent months begun negotiations on the next 10-year aid package.

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Apartheid in Israel is About More Than Just Segregated Buses Op-Eds & Analysis
Aeyal Gross, Haaretz

Apartheid in Israel is About More Than Just Segregated Buses

South Africa used to distinguish between two types of apartheid. The first, called “petty” apartheid, included the separation of public amenities like public benches, bathrooms and public transportation. The second, called “grand” apartheid, included the division of territory and political rights, under which separate areas were allocated in which blacks were forced to live.

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