In the occupied West Bank, “Undesirable life is ended, and unauthorized death is banned.”
Journey to the center of a refugee camp.
An Iranian writer finds meaning and meaninglessness in the fact of her Jewish roots.
Hezbollah’s recent activity casts doubt on its relationship with Europe.
When it comes to Israel, Palestine, and Iran, it could all come crashing down.
The impossible and necessary vision of Palestinian writer Ghassan Kanafani
The recent Gaza ceasefire may be a turning point in the long Israeli-Palestinian struggle.
Testimonies by veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces from Gaza and elsewhere.
Is Ramallah’s economic boom a sign of progress or surrender?
Residents of the Gaza Strip are restricted in their movements, in what they can bring into and send out of their land, even how far off their shores they can fish. Words, though, know no borders.
Richard Falk considers how he came to find himself so drawn to the Palestinian cause.
In solidarity efforts, our way may not always be the best way.
In an excerpt from his posthumous graphic memoir, Pekar contends with his identity and the Jewish state.
He’s mopping at his pelvis with a wadded-up tissue, and then he’s mopping her up as well. Already the backs of her thighs are caking up.
Should the story of the Palestinian hunger strikers be getting more attention, and, if so, who should give it to them?
How recent hunger strikes have changed the tone of the day commemorating the Palestinian displacement after the Israeli Declaration of Independence.”
The end of the Palestinian hunger strike provides opportunity for reflection on its media coverage, legacy, and history.
On a recent trip to Israel, Randa Jarrar gets detained, denied entry, and sent to the “Arab Room.”
Thousands of Palestinian prisoners are staging hunger strikes in Israeli detention centers.
Irina Rozovsky contends with questions of how land, identity, and conflict can be identified into two-dimensional form.
Q&A with the recent winner of the 2012 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
Hana Shalabi continues her historic hunger strike to protest abuse that she experienced and her objections to the Israeli practice of prolonged detention without charges, without trial.
“Tell me a story,” the bearded man sitting on my living-room sofa commands. The situation, I must admit, is anything but pleasant.
Israeli journalist Amira Hass on the next Palestinian uprising and her attempts to cut through propaganda to get at the truths of the lives next door.
In a candid interview, the Israeli author on Netanyahu’s impotence, how his son’s death affected his latest novel, and Israel’s need to embrace Palestinians with humanity.
“Every man is limited to a certain number of words in his lifetime… Some of these words might also be words that you whisper in a foreign language that you don’t even know, in a dream, for example”: ten micro-fiction pieces.
Re-Imagining Palestine in a Changing Arab Region: A Conversation Between Norman Finkelstein and Raja ShehadehApril 2011
|Guernica and OR Books present a conversation between political scientist Norman Finkelstein and Palestinian writer and lawyer Raja Shehadeh at Alwan for the Arts, 8 p.m., April 19th.|
|The inaugural episode of Guernica editor-at-large Mark Dowie’s interview series features sociologist Todd Gitlin, who argues that the relationship between America and Israel is steeped in the belief that both nations were “chosen” by God.|
The Israeli filmmaker on the need to reclaim Palestinian books looted by Israeli forces in 1948 and why Israel’s internal conflict gives him hope for peace.
The Israel critic and Holocaust heir on the “Gaza massacre,” the Goldstone Report, the public turn against Israeli policy, and the difference between “of” and “in.”
The Arab is so stunned, he doesn’t move. Just stands there with his certificate and his rusty key. Not breathing.