Op-Eds & Analysis

White Supremacy Threatens Safety in U.S. and Palestine
Chase Carter, Truthout

White Supremacy Threatens Safety in U.S. and Palestine

Policing in the United States and Israel highlight the dire need to change policing policy.

about 1 week ago
The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos
Alex Kane, VICE

The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos

Jared Kushner arrived in Israel Wednesday looking to make a deal — but his negotiating partner was, to put it mildly, distracted. While President Trump’s son-in-law was readying his framework for Israeli-Palestinian talks, Israeli legislators were busy doing something they’ve never done before: dissolving the Parliament after failing to form a government.

about 2 weeks ago
The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians
George Bisharat, Los Angeles Times

The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians

President Donald Trump has promised he will soon unveil his “Deal of the Century” for Palestinians and Israelis. But it is unlikely to do much more than consecrate a reality that has prevailed for decades: Israelis living within the borders of historic Palestine will enjoy full freedoms and political rights, while a majority of Palestinians living within the same space will remain largely disenfranchised and voiceless.

about 2 weeks ago
The Trump-Kushner Peace Plan Looks Doomed Already
Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post

The Trump-Kushner Peace Plan Looks Doomed Already

The Trump administration unveiled Sunday its first significant move in a plan to forge peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

about 2 weeks ago
Eurovision 2019: Israelis and Palestinians Fight To Be Heard
Tom O'Connor, Newsweek

Eurovision 2019: Israelis and Palestinians Fight To Be Heard

International performers have gathered in Tel Aviv for one of the world's most popular talent shows, but the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest​ comes after a spike in violence that has defined the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

about 2 weeks ago
A new generation is ready to stand with Palestinians
Noura Erakat, The Washington Post

A new generation is ready to stand with Palestinians

Last week, Israelis elected Benjamin Netanyahu to a fifth term as prime minister despite a pending indictment against him in three corruption cases. His alleged criminal transgressions seem to pale in comparison with the pact Netanyahu engineered with the overtly racist and fascist Jewish Power.

on April 26, 2019
With the Israeli Election, the Plight of Palestinians Has Gotten Even Worse
Yousef Jabareen, The Nation

With the Israeli Election, the Plight of Palestinians Has Gotten Even Worse

The election should dispel any doubts that Israel will grant Palestinians freedom and rights without outside pressure.

on April 26, 2019
Airbnb is Under Fire Over Listings from Israeli Settlers in Palestinian Territory
NowThis News

Airbnb is Under Fire Over Listings from Israeli Settlers in Palestinian Territory

Israeli settlers are using stolen land to make money on Airbnb—but for the first time, Palestinians are facing them in a U.S. court.

on April 26, 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu’s Reelection Underlines Israel’s Apartheid Reality
Saree Makdisi, Los Angeles Times

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Reelection Underlines Israel’s Apartheid Reality

The results of Israel’s elections reveal a stark reality: Not only will Benjamin Netanyahu almost inevitably form a coalition government even further to the right than the one he already heads, but the country’s Jewish electorate has given its resounding endorsement to the policies for which he stands.

on April 26, 2019