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Settlement University Crediting Students for Volunteering at Illegal Israeli Outposts News Roundup
Or Kashti and Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

Settlement University Crediting Students for Volunteering at Illegal Israeli Outposts

Program includes opportunities at West Bank 28 farms, including locations that have been the scene of violence and the seizure of Palestinian-owned land

8 hours ago
Israel pushes forward with successful vaccine program, but Palestinians feel left behind News Roundup
PBS NewsHour

Israel pushes forward with successful vaccine program, but Palestinians feel left behind

With the world's highest COVID-19 vaccination rate, Israel recently has begun employing a vaccine passport program that allows immunized people access to a normality that's denied people who've not had the shots. But as special correspondent Martin Himel reports, the program's success in Israel is not mirrored in the Palestinian territories, where the virus runs rampant.

8 hours ago
Gaza gravediggers and medics stretched as COVID spikes during Ramadan News Roundup
Rami Ayyub, Reuters

Gaza gravediggers and medics stretched as COVID spikes during Ramadan

The sick and dying are rapidly pushing Gaza's hospitals close to capacity amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the impoverished Palestinian territory, health officials said.

8 hours ago
Hundreds of Palestinians protest barriers in Jerusalem during Ramadan
BEN SALES/Jewish Telegraph Agency

Hundreds of Palestinians protest barriers in Jerusalem during Ramadan

Hundreds of Palestinians have been protesting barriers placed in the Old City of Jerusalem during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

about 1 day ago
New COVID-19 Deaths in Gaza Reach Record High
Zen Read/Haaretz

New COVID-19 Deaths in Gaza Reach Record High

Gaza Strip records 23 new deaths within 24 hours, bringing its death toll to 761, with just a small fraction of residents vaccinated

about 1 day ago
Occupying Palestine is rotting Israel from inside. No Gulf peace deal can hide that News & Analysis
Raja Shehadeh/The Guardian

Occupying Palestine is rotting Israel from inside. No Gulf peace deal can hide that

Palestinian author Raja Shehadeh: "Israel has turned the occupied territories into a laboratory for testing weapons and systems of surveillance...Yet all this financial investment in the occupation...is rotting Israel from the inside, turning it into an apartheid state."

on September 17, 2020
The 2020 Democratic platform betrays Palestinians and again gives Israel a pass News & Analysis
Huwaida Arraf, Sam Hindi and Zeina Ashrawi Hutchison, Washington Post

The 2020 Democratic platform betrays Palestinians and again gives Israel a pass

Palestinian-American delegates to the Democratic National Convention say the DNC platform ignores reality and basic Palestinian rights. "The DNC and former vice president Joe Biden are once again refusing to hold Israel accountable."

on August 11, 2020
40-year-old Document Reveals Ariel Sharon’s Plan to Evict 1,000 Palestinians From Their Homes News & Analysis
Ofer Aderet/Haaretz

40-year-old Document Reveals Ariel Sharon’s Plan to Evict 1,000 Palestinians From Their Homes

A recently uncovered document found in the Israel State Archives details how the Israeli government made up excuses to expand its control of the West Bank and to ensure Palestinians are pushed off their land and out of their homes.

on August 11, 2020
Palestinians Step Up Fight Against Annexation With Planned Rally in Jericho News & Analysis
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Palestinians Step Up Fight Against Annexation With Planned Rally in Jericho

This week Palestinians plan to hit the streets across the occupied West Bank in a united struggle against annexation.

on June 22, 2020