Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Tonight in Jerusalem, hundreds of Jews and Arabs rose together against violence and occupation, in favor of an immediate ceasefire. Such is hope in such dark days. This photo report takes images that have been shared without the author’s credits…

Jerusalem: the politics behind the latest explosion of violence in the Holy City

The recent violence at the al-Aqsa mosque/Temple Mount area and in the Old City of Jerusalem has spiralled into something bigger and more dangerous. Clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters at the weekend have left hundreds injured. Tensions…

When will there be a peaceful Yom Kippur or Eid al-Adha for Palestinians and Israelis?

When will there be a reconciliation between one and the other? When will there be a Yom Kippur יום כיפור of Palestinians and Israelis? That would truly make Israel strong. Yom Kippur is, for Jews, the holiest day on the…

Blood and resistance in Palestine on the day of the Nakba

May 14, 2018 – Blood flowed in Palestine today. It was the seventieth anniversary of Ben Gurion‘s proclamation of the State of Israel, a state created out of Palestinian land by expelling thousands of Palestinian families from their homes. In…

Year In Review: Will 2018 Usher In A New Palestinian Strategy?

By Dr Ramzy Baroud 2017 will be remembered as the year that the so-called ‘peace process’, at least in its American formulation, has ended. And with its demise, a political framework that has served as the foundation for US foreign…

Opposite of Peace as Trump accused of ‘kicking hornet’s nest’ in Middle East

Declaring Jerusalem the capital shows “yet again his blatant disregard for international law” by Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams With his usual braggadocio and familiar hypocrisy, President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that his official announcement for the…

Tell Giro d’Italia: “Don’t Pedal for Israeli Crimes!”

Starting the race anywhere under Israel’s control will serve as a stamp of approval for Israel’s oppression of Palestinians. Would Giro d’Italia have considered starting a race in apartheid South Africa in the 1980s? By Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and…

Jerusalem burns, “one city, two capitals”

Meir Margalit for Sinpermiso Jerusalem burns. Since they already four months a wave of unrest has swept East Jerusalem, and at this stage of events, no one can predict where it will lead. This uprising has very particular characteristics: it…

Jerusalem, “united city” mirage.

By Dr Meir Margalit, former Elected member of the Jerusalem City Council for the Meretz Party and a founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions. This article was written before the escalation of violence in Gaza. Anyone who needed…