On Israel: Is Trudeau Moving to the Far Right?

By Jim Miles “Today, while we celebrate Israel’s independence, we also reaffirm our commitment to fight anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on May 2. Really? First of all, the Jewish people are not the only Semites living in the region, especially as Palestinians are Semites as well. Even David Ben-Gurion, the […]

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Gisha: Travel Permits Granted to Gazans by Israel Declined Sharply

By Palestine Chronicle Staff Gisha, Legal Center For Freedom of Movement, an Israeli organisation that advocates for the freedom of movement of Palestinians in the Palestinian Territories, said the number of permits granted to Palestinians by Israel have declined at the same level as before the Israeli offensive launched on Gaza in 2014. “The number […]

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16 year-old Fatima Hjeiji Laid to Rest

Hundreds of Palestinians marched in the funeral procession for 16-year-old Fatima Hjeiji, who was shot and killed by Israeli forces earlier in the month under disputed circumstances. Hjeiji’s body was transferred from Israeli authorities on Tuesday evening to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in Jerusalem’s Abu Dis University, where the body was autopsied. […]

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Collective Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Jews, Apartheid and Oppression

By Yoav Litvin Fear and anxiety are emotions that have evolved to ensure the survival and procreation of many species of animals. Humans have been able to manipulate fears and anxieties as weapons of population control that involve and promote violence and apartheid. These societal conditions are familiar to many historically and presently oppressed groups, […]

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Jewish Nation-State Bill: Israel’s Precarious Identity is Palestine’s Nightmare

By Ramzy Baroud The Israeli Knesset (parliament) has hurriedly passed a new bill that defines Israel as the “national home of the Jewish people.” Although the association between Jewishness and Israel goes back to the foundation of the state, the new law also carries clear discriminatory elements that target the country’s Arab communities, numbering nearly […]

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Israel Tutors Its Children in Fear and Loathing

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth A display of Israeli-style community policing before an audience of hundreds of young schoolchildren was captured on video last week. Were the 10-year-olds offered road safety tips, advice on what to do if they got lost, or how to report someone suspicion hanging around the school? No. In Israel, they […]

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