Experts

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner Coordinator of International Advocacy and Public Relations for the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner

Noura Erakat Human Rights Attorney and Activist

Noura Erakat

Issam Younis Director General of the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights

Issam Younis

Dr. Jess Ghannam Board member of Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

Jess Ghannam

Dr. Mona El-Farra Director of Gaza Projects of the Middle East Children's Alliance

Mona El-Farra

Updates

Temple Will Not Punish Marc Lamont Hill, Issues Condemnation News Roundup

Temple Will Not Punish Marc Lamont Hill, Issues Condemnation

The announcement finds Temple returning to its initial statement, which recognized that Hill’s speech was protected by the First Amendment.

about 2 days ago
Pitzer College Faculty Moves To Suspend Israel Program In Support Of Palestinian Rights News Roundup

Pitzer College Faculty Moves To Suspend Israel Program In Support Of Palestinian Rights

Pitzer College faculty have voted to suspend a study abroad program in Israel, sparking widespread controversy over what is believed to be the nation’s first such campus action in support of Palestinian rights.

about 2 days ago
Palestinian Self-Home Demolitions: ‘A New Level Of Depravity’ Op-Eds & Analysis

Palestinian Self-Home Demolitions: ‘A New Level Of Depravity’

Murad and Johar Hashimeh spent most of Friday removing all the furniture, clothes and other belongings from a room of their modest home in East Jerusalem's Wadi Qadoum neighbourhood.

about 2 days ago
New Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Rejects Traditional Trip to Israel In Favour Of One to West Bank News Roundup

New Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Rejects Traditional Trip to Israel In Favour Of One to West Bank

Democratic Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib of Michigan has announced she will be leading a congressional delegation to the Israeli-occupied West Bank, an unprecedented move given the traditional nature of American Israeli Political Action Committee (AIPAC) sponsored trips to Israel for new members.

about 2 days ago
Rashida Tlaib Backs BDS, Plans To Lead Delegation To West Bank News Roundup

Rashida Tlaib Backs BDS, Plans To Lead Delegation To West Bank

Rashida Tlaib, who became the first Palestinian-American ever elected to Congress last month, will lead a Congressional delegation to visit the West Bank, according to a report in the Intercept today.

about 2 days ago
INSIGHT: Bethlehem Prepares For Christmas News & Analysis

INSIGHT: Bethlehem Prepares For Christmas

The town of Bethlehem, revered as the birthplace of Jesus, kicked off preparations for the festive season by erecting and lighting a giant Christmas tree outside the Church of Nativity.

about 2 days ago
The Hope Fund: A Gateway to U.S. Colleges for Palestinian Students Stories

The Hope Fund: A Gateway to U.S. Colleges for Palestinian Students

It was about 5:00 a.m. in Gaza when Nour Al-Shaer got the news. With nervousness, she logged online to check the scholarship results – and learned she’d earned a 100% scholarship to Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

about 3 days ago
Rashida Tlaib And Her ‘Squad’ Of Israel Critics Own The Future Op-Eds & Analysis

Rashida Tlaib And Her ‘Squad’ Of Israel Critics Own The Future

If you want to understand the divide inside the congressional Democratic Party on Israel, consider two events from earlier this week.

about 1 week ago
Marc Lamont Hill: I’m Sorry My Word Choices Caused Harm Op-Eds & Analysis

Marc Lamont Hill: I’m Sorry My Word Choices Caused Harm

"Over the past week, I have been embroiled in a controversy regarding my speech at the United Nations regarding the plight of Palestinian people."

about 1 week ago