For the first time in three years, Mahmoud Abbas will meet with an American president in the White House. The meeting, expected in early-May, will also be the first between Abbas and President Donald Trump, and will serve to shape the relationship both men, and those they represent, have in the years ahead.
In a year with major anniversary celebrations, support for Israel is waning among millennials, young Jewish Americans and Democrats.
Presented by director and producer Dorit Naaman, Jerusalem, We Are Here is an interactive documentary that digitally brings Palestinians back into the Jerusalem neighborhoods from which they were expelled in 1948. Focusing primarily on the neighborhood of Katamon, Palestinian participants probed their families’ past and engaged with the painful present.
Rotterdam, the Netherlands – The Palestinians in Europe conference convened this week for their 15th annual gathering in the Netherlands’ second largest city, Rotterdam. The event brought together thousands of Palestinians under the slogan ‘100 years on, a victorious nation and unbreakable determination’.
HADARIM PRISON, Israel – Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel’s illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners. After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these abuses by going on a hunger strike.
This is an inspiring story you won’t read in the New York Times. Mosab Abu Toah is a young Gaza intellectual in the groundbreaking program We Are Not Numbers. He has fallen in love with English language books and begun to amass a library.
In this tribute speakers, Dr. Judith Tucker ( Professor of History, Georgetown University), Dr. Edmund Ghareeb (Senior Scholar, Palestine Center), and Dr. Beshara Doumani (Professor of History, Brown University) reflect on the intellectual contributions of Dr. Halim Barakat, retired Research Professor of Society and Culture at The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies of Georgetown University.