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Rashida Tlaib And Her ‘Squad’ Of Israel Critics Own The Future Op-Eds & Analysis
Peter Beinart, Forward

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 5 days ago
Marc Lamont Hill: I’m Sorry My Word Choices Caused Harm Op-Eds & Analysis
Marc Lamont Hill, Philadelphia Inquirer

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 5 days ago
Temple Professors: No Confidence In University Leader Who Won’t Support Marc Lamont Hill… Op-Eds & Analysis
Temple University Faculty, Philadelphia Inquirer

Temple Professors: No Confidence In University Leader Who Won’t Support Marc Lamont Hill…

"We are faculty at Temple University writing in support of Marc Lamont Hill’s academic freedom to express his views on the Israeli occupation of Palestine."

about 5 days ago
Rashida Tlaib, First Palestinian-American Member of Congress, Will Lead A Delegation to West Bank News Roundup
Mariana Alfaro, Business Insider

Rashida Tlaib, First Palestinian-American Member of Congress, Will Lead A Delegation to West Bank

Rashida Tlaib, a Democratic representative-elect from Michigan and one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, will lead a delegation to Palestine in 2019 instead of participating in a sponsored trip to Israel that is traditionally offered to newly-elected members of Congress, The Intercept reported.

about 5 days ago
Marc Lamont Hill and The Legacy Of Punishing Black Internationalists Op-Eds & Analysis
Noura Erakat, The Washington Post

Marc Lamont Hill and The Legacy Of Punishing Black Internationalists

Last week, Marc Lamont Hill, academic, activist and media personality, addressed the United Nations at its commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

about 6 days ago
Senators Working To Slip Israel Anti-Boycott Law Through In Lame Duck News & Analysis
Ryan Grim & Alex Emmons, The Intercept

Senators Working To Slip Israel Anti-Boycott Law Through In Lame Duck

Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin is making a behind-the-scenes push to slip an anti-boycott law into a last-minute spending bill being finalized during the lame-duck session, according to four sources familiar with the negotiations.

about 6 days ago
The Harsh and Unjust Punishment of Marc Lamont Hill Op-Eds & Analysis
David Palumbo-Liu, The Nation

The Harsh and Unjust Punishment of Marc Lamont Hill

The attacks on the professor are a threat to academic freedom and the criticism of Israeli human-rights abuses.

about 6 days ago
Why Did CNN Fire A Pro-Palestinian Commentator? Op-Eds & Analysis
Cornel West, The Guardian

Why Did CNN Fire A Pro-Palestinian Commentator?

"No one gets closer to peace by silencing voices critical of a lethal status quo. We need a candid debate about the grim catastrophe unfolding in Israel."

about 1 week ago
City Cancels Police Chief’s Trip To Israel Amid Opposition News Roundup
Dusty Christensen, Daily Hampshire Gazette

City Cancels Police Chief’s Trip To Israel Amid Opposition

Activists are claiming victory over the city’s canceling of a trip the police chief planned to take to Israel to train with that country’s security forces. Local residents, including members of the national organization Jewish Voice for Peace, raised concerns over the trip after learning through a public records request that Police Chief Jody Kasper was prepared to go on the trip.

about 1 week ago