Buying Back the Iron Dome

By Mohamed Mohamed

The US Army has announced that it plans to purchase the Iron Dome anti-missile system, which has been developed and produced by Israel’s government-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems company. Iron Dome is a military system that is designed to detect and intercept incoming rockets, artillery, and mortars. It has been operational since 2011 and was used and tested extensively during Israel’s massive assaults on Gaza in 2012 and 2014.  

US Army Colonel Patrick Seiber said in a statement that Iron Dome would be “assessed and experimented” with to protect deployed US military forces.

‘Does Israel Have A Right To Exist’ Is A Trick Question.

From time to time, the Palestine Center distributes articles it believes will enhance understanding of the Palestinian political reality. The following article was published by Yousef Munayyer in Forward on January 22, 2019   “There’s a famous scene in the 1992 movie ‘My Cousin Vinny’ where the out of work hairdresser Mona Lisa Vito, played by Marisa Tomei, […]

Israel’s Ire With Ireland

By Mohamed Mohamed

Ireland is now one step closer to be the first European Union country to ban and criminalize commercial activity with Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories of East Jerusalem and the West Bank, as well as with the settlements in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights.

Time to Break the Silence on Palestine

From time to time, the Palestine Center distributes articles it believes will enhance understanding of the Palestinian political reality. The following article was published by Michelle Alexander in The New York Times on January 19, 2019   “On April 4, 1967, exactly one year before his assassination, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped up to the […]

“Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color”

“Black Power and Palestine” uncovers why so many African Americans—notably Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Muhammad Ali, among others—came to support the Palestinians or felt the need to respond to those who did. This is the first book to explore how conflict in the Middle East shaped the American civil rights movement.

Walking to Palestine with Benjamin Ladraa

In this presentation Swedish activist Benjamin Ladraa discusses his walking campaign to raise awareness about the harsh realities faced by Palestinian people living under occupation in Gaza and the West Bank, as well as living in refugee camps in neighboring countries.

2018 Palestine Center Annual Conference: Panel 2

Panelists Jim Clancy, Miko Peled, Ali Abunimah, and Dr. Osamah Khalil address the issues of media representation, American Jewish solidarity, Palestinian activism in the US, Gaza and Jerusalem. Panel is moderated by Palestine Center Committee member and journalist Said Arikat.

Israel: Playing the Victim

By Mohamed Mohamed

According to an internal report by the Israeli Civil Administration, which is an Israeli government entity that handles bureaucratic affairs within the occupied Palestinian territory of the West Bank, Palestinians are promoting a nefarious “ploy” to “seize land” by planting millions of olive trees – on their own land.