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Blog
Date
November 09, 2015
By
Hatem Bazian
The Palestinian quest for international recognition took another major step forward when 107 nations voted to admit Palestine as a full member to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Blog
Date
June 01, 2016
By
Dr. Hatem Bazian
Three of Edward Said’s books are as timely today as the day they were published almost 40 years ago: Orientalism (1978), The Question of Palestine (1979), and Covering Islam (1981). The three constitute Said’s trilogy that focused on literary and...
Blog
Date
April 12, 2013
By
Kristin Szremski
I spent my life between occupation and occupation And all the times of my life only know occupation and blood and fear and terror The above lines come from a poem written by Murad “Palestina” Amro. A young man from Hebron. His poems are...
[NOTE: This article was originally published on Middle East Eye on Sept. 21, 2015. I am reposting it here in advance of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the United States on Nov. 9, where he and President Barack Obama...
Blog
Date
February 03, 2016
By
Hatem Bazian
On January 31, 2016, Israel’s right wing cabinet approved by a 15-5 vote the creation of a mixed-gender plaza to resolve the long standing dispute concerning women’s access to the Wailing Wall.  The head of the Jewish Agency, Natan Sharansky...
Blog
Date
June 02, 2016
By
Kristin Szremski, Director of Media and Communications
[Note: First published on Huffington Post World.] The pictures and videos I captured during my first trip to Palestine in October 2010 came at a cost that included several hours of detention and interrogations at the Tel Aviv airport, courtesy of...