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Representative Omar is at the center of a maelstrom of attention over her efforts to call out the pro-Israel lobby. Here’s how she can leverage that. Read more

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Claudia Gabriela Marques Vieira

The new bill endorses state government efforts to punish socially conscious businesses that choose to boycott illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied territories. Read more

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One would think that opposing Israel control of Palestinian territories seized in the 1967 war, which the international community recognizes as a foreign belligerent occupation, would not be particularly controversial. Read more

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In Gaza this week, Israeli and Palestinian groups clashed and ultimately agreed to a ceasefire. Read more

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It’s nothing short of a betrayal that the Democratic leadership would turn this important committee over to someone so far to the right. Read more

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Reese Erlich

We’ll see if anything significant about Syria comes out of the Putin-Trump summit. But don’t hold your breath. Read more

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Reese Erlich

Why would young people risk their lives to protest the occupation? Let's take a look at some of the underlying political issues. Read more

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That horrific acts during the Holocaust led to the creation of Israel and the displacement of Palestinians from their homes is tragically ironic. Read more

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On the 70th anniversary of the Nakba—commemorating when 750,000 Palestinian Arabs were expelled from their homes in 1948—it’s time to put to rest the tired canard that the greatest obstacle to peace is Palestinian violence. Read more

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John Steven Fernandez

The actress’s decision was a surprise to many, and underlines a growing resistance to Israel’s rightwing policies. Read more

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Mati Milstein

Israeli photojournalist Mati Milstein documents two decades of Israel’s violence in Gaza, all the way up to the ongoing Palestinian ‘Great March of Return’ protests. Read more

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Fifteen years after her death, those carrying on Corrie’s work supporting the Palestinian struggle discuss the latest surge of violence in Gaza and what to do about it. Read more

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A carefully etched portrayal of an absurd society eating itself alive. Read more

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Frances Madeson

The renowned Gaza City physician and justice advocate on Trump’s Jerusalem announcement and more. Read more

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Advocates say a majority of American Jews oppose the move, which they understand will bring more repression down on Palestinians. Read more

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Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital further threatens Israeli-Palestinian peace, breaks international law, and risks a violent and destabilizing reaction in the region—which may be exactly the plan. Read more

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It might have been a welcome opportunity to underscore the perfidy of Trump's team—if not for the fact that most Democrats supported his goal. Read more

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One example: U.S. ally Israel, which possesses an estimated 80 nuclear warheads, with material for up to 200, poses the real nuclear threat in the region. Read more

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If passed, the legislation would make it a crime to support or even furnish information about a boycott directed at Israel or the Israeli occupation supported by any entity of the UN, the EU, or other “international governmental organization." Read more

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In mid-February, eleven NFL players were expected to be a part of a delegation to Israel. Only five showed up. Why this happened is worth understanding. Read more

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