Imagine yourself as a Palestinian youth. You’re in the Israeli-occupied West Bank among a group of demonstrators, wearing the keffiyeh as a symbol of national pride, protesting against yet another human rights violation perpetrated by Israeli-occupation forces against your community — an act of settler violence, extrajudicial killing, home demolition, or unwarranted arrest. You’re chanting slogans of defiance and throwing stones in the direction of the heavily-armed occupation forces.
Collector and scholar Dr. Edmund Ghareeb discusses the little known history of Arabic language books published in the United States, including books by early Arab-American women writers and known luminaries like Khalil Gibran Khalil.
“On Sunday, December 8, the American media outlet CBS aired a report on its ’60 Minutes’ segment, which is one of the oldest news programs in America. The topic of this program was about Rawabi, which is described as Palestine’s first planned city, one that could serve as an ‘example’ of what a Palestinian state could look like.”
On Panel II of the annual conference, speakers Dr. Abdel Razzaq Takriti, Grant Smith, Yousef Munayyer, and Lara Friedman discuss Geopolitics, the US Perspective on the Deal, BDS, and the Media & Palestine.
On Panel II of the annual conference, speakers Dr. Abdel Razzaq Takriti, Grant Smith, Yousef Munayyer, and Lara Friedman discuss the topics of geopolitics, BDS, the Media & Palestine, and US perspective on the “Deal of the Century”.
By Mohamed Mohamed
President Donald Trump’s administration has once again upended decades of the official US position on Israeli settlements, which until now has maintained that they are “illegitimate” and “inconsistent” with international law.