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Palestine Studies Resources

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Palestinian Citizens in an Ethnic Jewish State

Palestinian Citizens in an Ethnic Jewish State
Nadim Rouhana - Essential reading for serious critique of Israel as a democratic and Jewish state.
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Journal of Palestine Studies

Journal of Palestine Studies
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Al Shabaka

Al Shabaka
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Hamas a beginners guide

Hamas a beginners guide
Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East
The victory of incumbent Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat in the municipal elections does not bode well for Knesset members Avigdor Liberman and Aryeh Deri, who placed their bets on his opponent.
A Discourse on Terrorism: The Concept of Terrorism and it's Use in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

In this special one hour episode of Palestine Studies TV host Clea Thouin sits down with Remi Brulin, Research Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor at New York University, for an in depth discussion on the many different concepts and definitions of terrorism, the history and use of the term over the last four decades in international politics, as well as how these concepts and definitions have been used by all sides in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

NEWTON in Focus: Palestine-Israel

This week we highlight various NEWTON texts relevant to the study of Palestine-Israel. The authors of these texts write from a wide range of perspectives, disciplinary approaches, and political frameworks. We encourage you to integrate these texts into your curricula in the coming semesters.

Video: Joseph Massad on Zionism's strategy of "Peace is War"

In this fascinating lecture, Columbia Professor Joseph Massad unravels the obfuscatory language of "peace" the Zionist movement and Israel have always used to mask their aggressive and colonial intentions towards Palestine. Massad's lecture, entitled " Peace Is War: Negotiations, Israeli Settler Colonialism, and the Palestinians," was given at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas on 23 October.

Can Palestinians Advance Their Rights Through UNESCO? - By Valentina Azarov And Nidal Sliman

Fully engaged in U.S.-sponsored peace talks with Israel, the Palestinians have sidelined alternative strategies to achieve their rights, including their right to self-determination. As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has recently affirmed, Palestinian negotiators have pledged not to contest the Israeli occupation through the United Nations during the period of negotiations.

Watch Judith Butler Explain Her Book 'Parting Ways' in Six Minutes

November 7th, 2013 | by Eugene. Published in Video In this video, Judith Butler discusses her book " Parting Ways" which was released in paperback earlier this week. [H/T Columbia University Press Blog] Related posts:

The REAL truth about Palestine in response to Danny Ayalon

Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon in a video titled "Israel Palestinian Conflict: The Truth About the West Bank" told lies and FALSE historical facts relating to the Israeli Palestinian conflict. Here 2 courageous Palestinian ladies responding with facts to all the lies he told in the video.

Yes, John Kerry, there can be a single, democratic state in Palestine

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in despair over the all-too-predictable fact that negotiations between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel have made no progress. He should get used to that. The only thing his renewed "peace process" was ever likely to achieve was to provide a convenient cover for ongoing Israeli theft and colonization of Palestinian land.

Al Jazeera Investigates - Killing Arafat

A world exclusive investigation tells the inside story of the fight for the facts behind Yasser Arafat's death. Following What Killed Arafat? which led French prosecutors to open a murder inquiry, this documentary follows the struggle to convince the Palestinian Authority to allow an exhumation of Arafat's body to test for radioactive poison.

King-Crane Commission Digital Collection

During the summer of 1919, a delegation under the leadership of Oberlin College President Henry Churchill and Chicago businessman Charles R. Crane travelled to areas of the former Ottoman territories. Their mission was to determine the wishes of the people of the region as their future was being determined by the major powers at the Paris Peace Conference.

50 Years of the Institute for Palestine Studies

This fifteen minute documentary details the mission, history, and current projects of the Institute for Palestine Studies which is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year. The Institute has offices in Beirut, Washington, and Ramallah.

Can the U.S. Broker a 2-State Solution? (Part 2)

Part 2 of 2 Palestine Studies TV host Omar Baddar sits down with Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine and columnist for The Nation, as well as Noura Erakat, Human Rights Lawyer and Co-Editor of Jadaliyya, to discuss and debate the United States' role in brokering a 2-state solution and whether or not this is the best outcome for all parties involved.

Edward Said Memorial Conference - Lila Abu Lughod

Keynote lecture of Prof. Lila Abu-Lughod (Columbia University): "Authorizing the New Moral Crusade to Save Muslim Women". Edward Said Memorial Conference, Utrecht, 15 April 2013. "What lies behind the new American common-sense that we should go to war for global women's rights?

Palestinian officials: Abbas and Dahlan served poison to Arafat

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 14:32 Palestinian lawyer Fahmi Shabaneh has charged that Palestinian Authority and Fatah leaders are complicit in the killing of former Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Shabaneh, who is a former senior official in the PA's intelligence services, is accusing both PA President Mahmoud Abbas and former senior Fatah leader Mohamed Dahlan of being involved in the poisoning of Arafat.

Are Israeli Universities Critics of or Collaborators with the Israeli Government?

Critics of the ASA academic boycott often claim that the boycott is illegitimate because it targets Israeli universities, which are the site of some of the greatest criticism of the Israeli government and support for the Palestinian cause. As prominent scholar and former ASA president Shelley Fisher Fishkin said:Israeli universities are often at the forefront...

Israel government 'tortures' Palestinian children by keeping them in cages, human rights group says

The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) published a report which claimed children suspected of minor crimes were subjected to "public caging", threats and acts of sexual violence and military trials without representation. It came as the government's Public Petitions Committee held a hearing to discuss the issue, which the PCATI said must be addressed with a change to the law.

Busting Myths About Settlers in the West Bank

Many people outside Israel think that settlers in the Palestinian territories are a small but powerful group of religious zealots-back-to-the-land types who form hilltop encampments and chase Palestinians from their olive groves. Though that kind of scenario exists, it is not what anthropologist Callie Maidhof found, for the most part, when she embarked on her field research in the West Bank.

Deconstructing Scarlett Johansson's statement on SodaStream

Scarlett Johansson has finally issued a statement in response to criticisms over her new role as "global ambassador" for the Israeli settlement-produced SodaStream. Yet her statement, at 259 words, does not directly address any of the criticisms against her.

Too optimistic?

Obstacles still block the flow of oil and gas in the eastern MediterraneanARE governments of the Levant fooling their people with false promises of an offshore gas...