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Illinois Should Avoid the Ice Cream War

Marilyn Katz Crain's Chicago Business
Ben & Jerry's move to stop selling its products in Israeli settlements in the West Bank shouldn't take up the state's time and resources.

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.

The Present | Movie

This Oscar-nominated short movie centers around a Palestinian man and his young daughter who set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift, showcasing the struggles they go through between soldiers, segregated roads, and checkpoints. Now streaming on Netflix.

We Are All One Staters Now

Noam Sheizaf +972 Magazine
The ideological argument over the future of Israel-Palestine disguises the fact that for the past decade we have been living in a one-state reality.

Israeli Impunity Is Coming To An End

Maureen Clare Murphy The Electronic Intifada
The days of Israel’s impunity are dwindling as the International Criminal Court inches closer towards opening a full investigation into war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israel Demolishes Palestinian Coronavirus Testing Center in Hebron

Akram Al-Waara, Mustafa Abu Sneineh Middle East Eye
Israeli soldiers watched construction on desperately needed facility go ahead for two months before sending in the bulldozers, residents say. The idea of the project was to ease pressure on hospitals in Hebron treating Covid-19 patients.

How Palestine Advocates Can Support Black Struggle

Kristian Davis Bailey The Electronic Intifada
demonstration protsting police murder of George Floyd and other Black people Recent Black Lives Matter protests have sparked conversations about how to act in better solidarity with the Black struggle. How to move beyond rhetorical statements? How to address anti-Blackness among non-Black Arab communities?

Oppose Apartheid, Not Just Annexation

Chance Charley The Electronic Intifada
Paletinian woman at Isreali military checkpoint. Far from being an “aberration” from an otherwise “democratic” Israel, the annexation plan reveals the nature of the Israeli state itself – an entity founded on settler-colonial expansion and the ethnic cleansing of the indigenous Palestinian people.
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