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US ambassador toasts opening of new Israeli medical school in West Bank News & Analysis
Jacob Magid, The Times of Israel

US ambassador toasts opening of new Israeli medical school in West Bank

On Sunday, US ambassador David Friedman and Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson attended the official opening of a medical school in one of the largest illegal Jewish-only settlements built on Palestinian land in the occupied West

about 3 weeks ago
Norway’s capital Oslo is banning Israeli settlement goods and services News & Analysis
BDS Movement

Norway’s capital Oslo is banning Israeli settlement goods and services

Norway's capital Oslo joins five other municipalities in Norway, and one county council, in banning goods and services produced in illegal Jewish-only Israeli settlements built on Palestinian land.

about 3 weeks ago
Bernie Sanders Just Proved It’s A New Era For How Democratic Candidates Talk About Israel News & Analysis
Akbar Shahid Ahmed, HuffPost

Bernie Sanders Just Proved It’s A New Era For How Democratic Candidates Talk About Israel

The presidential candidate's message to Israel: "If you want military aid, you’re going to have to fundamentally change your relationship to the people of Gaza."

about 3 weeks ago
Why did Microsoft fund an Israeli firm that surveils West Bank Palestinians? News & Analysis
Olivia Solon, NBC News

Why did Microsoft fund an Israeli firm that surveils West Bank Palestinians?

Microsoft has invested in a startup that uses facial recognition to surveil Palestinians throughout the West Bank, in spite of the tech giant’s public pledge to avoid using the technology if it encroaches on democratic freedoms.

about 3 weeks ago
Americans of color find common cause with Palestinians News Roundup
Cristina Maza, The National

Americans of color find common cause with Palestinians

Americans of color and Palestinians are building on a decades-old connection to create a modern solidarity movement.

on October 18, 2019
Revealed: right-wing push to ban criticism of Israel on US campuses News Roundup
Ed Pilkington, The Guardian

Revealed: right-wing push to ban criticism of Israel on US campuses

Right-wing activists are attempting to spread new laws across Republican-controlled states that would ban criticism on public university campuses of Israel and its occupation of Palestinian territory.

on October 18, 2019
Israel Is Accused of Torturing a Prisoner Until His Ribs Were Broken. Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

Israel Is Accused of Torturing a Prisoner Until His Ribs Were Broken.

What happened between his arrest and hospitalization is now a topic of fierce interest for Palestinians, who argue that Arbeed’s injuries are physical proof of a dark reality they’ve long known to be true: Israel’s security forces routinely torture and abuse Palestinian prisoners with impunity.

on October 17, 2019
The Minnesota Congresswoman Who Can Criticize Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Jessica Schulburg, The Huffington Post

The Minnesota Congresswoman Who Can Criticize Israel

St. Paul’s Betty McCollum is radically progressive on U.S. policy toward Israel. Why don’t you ever hear about it?

on October 17, 2019
There Will Be a One-State Solution Op-Eds & Analysis
Yousef Munayyer, Foreign Affairs

There Will Be a One-State Solution

For nearly three decades, the so-called two-state solution has dominated discussions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But the idea of two states for two peoples in the territory both occupy was always an illusion, and in recent years, reality has set in.

on October 17, 2019