Written by Ahmad Tibi As a Palestinian member of the Knesset, I know American lawmakers aren't being shown the reality of life here. A Palestinian woman waits behind a wall after she was refused entry to cross into Jerusalem from Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint. Americans, do you know where your member of Congress is? Flocking to … Continue reading Congressional Tourists Avoid Apartheid in Israel
Gabriel Matthew Schivone Introduction by Debra Ellis Critical thinking skills, alive and well among many college students, a plus for peace and a plus for Israel. Gabriel Shivone's article speaks to an attitude sweeping across American campuses. With initiatives like JVP (Jewish Voice for Peace), CJP (The Committee for Justice in Palestine) and OTI (Olive … Continue reading Jewish American College Students Use Critical Thinking Skills
written by Mya Guarnieri 81 Congressmen Head to Israel The American economy is in a crisis. Suburbs are falling into poverty. Schools are struggling. Cities teeter on the edge of bankruptcy. And 81 U.S. Congressmen are off in Israel when they should be here, dealing with the mountain of problems facing the American people -- … Continue reading Do Your Representatives Work for You or AIPAC?
written by Mandie Stout As I write this, I am looking at a photo taken in early July of some of your children on the beach at the port of Gaza City. The dozen or so kids waved Palestinian and Greek flags, while one child held a sign that reads, "We'll stay here until you … Continue reading A letter to the people of Gaza
Written by Eric Walberg I went because I needed to go. So said a Holocaust survivor and anti-apartheid activist about his trip to Jackson, Mississippi in 1961. The same impulse inspires BDS activists from all walks of life today, says Eric Walberg International boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activities got a boost at the founding … Continue reading International Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions