Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later
Video: Gaza’s Colorful Neighborhood
When Israeli Settlers Attack: A History of Impunity and Incitement
Expert Q&A: The Iran Nuclear Deal & Palestine/Israel
Even Netanyahu Calls Them “Terrorists”: How the U.S. Aids Israelis Convicted of Violent Crimes Op-Eds & Analysis
David Palumbo-Liu, Salon

Even Netanyahu Calls Them “Terrorists”: How the U.S. Aids Israelis Convicted of Violent Crimes

A complaint filed last week with the New York state attorney general by T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights is casting light on the fact that an Israeli organization called Honenu has been getting a U.S. tax write-off. There is nothing alarming or unusual about that fact alone. What is of grave concern is that Honenu’s sole purpose is to defend and offer material support to Israelis accused and convicted of violent crimes against Palestinians, including murder.

14 hours ago
Is This Disturbing Video Israel’s Eric Garner Moment? News Roundup
Max Fisher, Vox

Is This Disturbing Video Israel’s Eric Garner Moment?

For a few years now, Palestinians in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh have held a weekly demonstration to protest the Israeli occupation that has confiscated village land for a nearby Israeli settlement. These protests don't usually make international news. But last week's was different.

14 hours ago
The Devastating Effects of Night Raids on Palestinian Families News Roundup
Salwa Duaibis, +972 Magazine

The Devastating Effects of Night Raids on Palestinian Families

Over the years, the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) has collected testimonies from Palestinian women in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza on a whole range of issues. However there is one issue, above all others, that stands out due to the frequency with which it occurs and the devastating impact it has on women, their children and entire communities.

14 hours ago
Monitor: Jewish Settlers Take Over Building in Silwan News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Monitor: Jewish Settlers Take Over Building in Silwan

Dozens of Palestinians were hurt in clashes that broke out Tuesday after a group of Jewish settlers took over a building in the Silwan neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, a local monitoring group said.

15 hours ago
No to the Iran Deal Means No to U.S. Credibility Op-Eds & Analysis
George Bisharat & John V. Whitbeck, Los Angeles Times

No to the Iran Deal Means No to U.S. Credibility

A striking feature of the debate raging among American politicians over the Iran nuclear agreement is the virtual absence of references to international law. Republican presidential candidates compete as to who among them, if elected president, would be quickest to renounce the agreement, as if the United States were utterly free to do as it pleases without consequences.

17 hours ago
Israeli Forces Demolish 25 Bedouin Structures North of Jerusalem News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Demolish 25 Bedouin Structures North of Jerusalem

Israeli forces on Monday demolished at least 25 structures, including several homes, belonging to Palestinian Bedouins near the village of Jaba northeast of Jerusalem on Monday morning, an Israeli human rights group said. B'Tselem said that Israeli forces arrived at the al-Khdeirat Bedouin community and demolished 25 structures which serve 11 families for residential and other purposes.

about 2 days ago
A Palestinian Child’s Detention Becomes a Mideast Rashomon News Roundup
Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times

A Palestinian Child’s Detention Becomes a Mideast Rashomon

A video documenting a violent scuffle between an Israeli soldier and a Palestinian child and his family in the West Bank went viral over the weekend, becoming a sort of Rorschach test of the passions and perspectives of the Middle East conflict.

about 3 days ago
One Year After Ceasefire, ‘Temporary’ Housing for Gazans Seems to be Permanent Op-Eds & Analysis
Nora Lester Murad, The Huffington Post

One Year After Ceasefire, ‘Temporary’ Housing for Gazans Seems to be Permanent

One year after the August 26, 2014 ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, Abu Fathi Abu Jammous, his eight-month pregnant wife, and four children are living in a sweltering prefabricated caravan. Abu Fathi's house was totally destroyed in the brutal attack on Khuzaa in the southern Gaza Strip, and he was forced to move his family into an UNRWA school.

about 5 days ago
Watch: Settlers Takeover Property for New Settlement in Silwan News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Watch: Settlers Takeover Property for New Settlement in Silwan

Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now on Thursday labeled the settler takeover of a building in East Jerusalem's Silwan neighborhood as a "dangerous expansion" designed to change the status quo in Jerusalem. The Silwan-based Wadi Hilweh Information Center said in a statement that more than 60 settlers stormed Batn al-Hawa in the center of Silwan at 2:30 a.m. and took over a building belonging to Jamal Sarhan.

about 5 days ago