Writer and political analyst Josh Ruebner charts Obama’s journey from optimism to frustration in the first hard-hitting investigation into why the president failed to make any progress on this critical issue, and how his unwillingness to challenge the Israel lobby has shattered hopes for peace.
Twenty years to the week since the signing of the Oslo Accords, Dr. Mustafa Barghouti explains what went wrong and what lessons must be learned as negotiations continue today.
This panel features local Arab art experts for a discussion about art, resistance and exile. Art plays a unique role in shaping national consciousness and preserving Palestinian identity, serving to both inform and reflect national movements, from the Arab Spring to the Palestinian experience.
Nour Joudah and Sandra Tamari address the issues facing Palestinian, Arab, and Muslim Americans as they attempt to return to Palestine. They discuss the discrimination that Americans of Arab and Muslim backgrounds face while entering Palestine, and highlight the illegal practices of Israeli border security in the treatment of Arab and Muslim Americans.
What happens if all the posters that libraries and museums have historically cataloged under different headings such as Holy Land, State of Palestine, State of Israel, Eretz Israel, Promised Land, and Land of the Bible were organized under a single library heading, the Palestine poster?
In this personal memoir, Olson recounts her life as a journalist in Palestine-encompassing not only the political tension that disrupts the region, but its historical richness, culture and the day-to-day existence of its civilians.
In his talk, Statelessness: The Core of the Palestinian Issue, Dr. Juan Cole argues that the core of the issue is the statelessness of the Palestinians and that all the other problems stem from this condition. He explores the meaning of statelessness for human and civil rights, property rights, and standing in negotiations, as well as with regard to international regimes of law and diplomacy.