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.
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.
While the vast majority of Christians relate to Holy Week in the abstract, for Palestinian Christians it marks the intrinsic and central event that defines their history, character, and relationship to their faith.