Muna el-Kurd, youth uprisings, and a new era of activism

Don’t be silent about oppression, suppression of freedoms, political arrest and detention” These are the words of Muna El Kurd, a Palestinian activist who, alongside her twin brother Mohammad El…

Gaza’s water crisis

Gaza’s water is unclean, unsafe, and in short supply. Nearly two million of Gaza’s residents arefaced with a water shortage daily, with even less available during the summer months. Due…

Israeli police forces arrest al-Kurd siblings in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem

On Sunday, Israeli police forces arrested Muna and Mohammad Al-Kurd in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem on charges of alleged participation in riots and the disruption of public security.…

Lifta: The Only Remaining Village of ‘48

Where settlers may enjoy their vacation at a boutique hotel with the view of an ethnically cleansed village Lifta, a historically wealthy village in the outskirts of Jerusalem, was known…

Who is the man likely to be the next Israeli Prime Minister?

Yesterday, Naftali Bennett announced that his party, Yamina, would form a coalition with other parties to replace Benjamin Netanyahu as leader. Under this coalition deal, Bennett will become Prime Minister…

Part 1: A timeline of Palestine- How a land with an indigenous population was and continues to be ethnically cleansed

Part 1:  Pre-1948 – 1948 – The Nakba – The catastrophe The history of the Israeli occupation of Palestine begins in the late 1800s & early 1900s, with the creation…