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Teshuvah: A Jewish Case for Palestinian Refugee Return

Peter Beinart Jewish Currents
Why is dreaming of return laudable for Jews but pathological for Palestinians? Since World War II, the international bodies that oversee refugees have developed a clear ethical principle: People who want to return home should be allowed to do so.

Solidarity Means Insisting On Palestinian Right Of Return

Kristian Davis Bailey The Electronic Intifada
mural The right of return for Palestinians uprooted by Zionist forces in 1948 – including their children and grandchildren – is the central issue of justice for Palestine. Yet it often remains an afterthought for solidarity activists.

What does it Mean to Return, and Return, and Return?

Ayah Abdelhaleem Jadaliya
Palestinians continue to return to the border. The weekly marches, which began nearly three months ago as part of the Great March of Return, were intended to build until Nakba Day on May 15th, yet Palestinians continue their March...

Razan al-Najjar Murder: Anonymous Snipers and a Lethal Verdict

Amira Hass Haaretz (Israel)
We may never know the name of the soldier who killed Razan al-Najjar. But we do know the names of those who gave the order enabling him to kill her. We know Razan, with her head wrapped in scarves of different colors, showing an investment of time and thought. The color reveals a love for life.

Philadelphia Orchestra: Don't Go to Israel

Susan Abulhawa; Peter Dobrin Philadelphia Inquirer
By performing in Israel, the orchestra provides musical accompaniment to the world’s last settler-colonial state, at a time when other artists are canceling appearances there following the Palestinian call for a global boycott (BDS) of Israel, modeled after the South African anti-apartheid boycott.

What Israel Fears Most

Eli Massey The Progressive
What Israel fears more than suicide bombings, Hamas rockets, and stone throwers, is a genuinely nonviolent resistance movement that insists on self-determination, democracy, equality, peace, and justice for all.

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