Posts Tagged “Palestine”

Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021

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Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021

Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021 By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Israel’s act of sabotage on Iran’s central nuclear facility on April 11 raises several questions. Tel-Aviv seems to live in a climate of unusual impunity. It has so far managed to escape punitive consequences for its territorial occupation, displacement of indigenous people…

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Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2

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Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2

Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2 Leaders of Chicagoland’s Arab American community will gather on Friday April 2, 2021 beginning at 6 PM to celebrate Land Day, the day in 1976 in which Israel’s police and soldiers shot and killed Israeli citizens who were protesting against the confiscation of Arab-owned lands inside Israel….

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Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots

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Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots

Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots NEW YORK — Today, T’ruah, a rabbinic human rights organization that represents over 2,000 rabbis and cantors and their communities, issued the following statement calling for an end to violence sparked by an Israeli youth attack on Palestinians and subsequent death of Israeli Ahuvia Sandak. Rabbi…

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Palestinian, Israeli, and International Activists March for Justice for Harun Abu Aram

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Palestinian, Israeli, and International Activists March for Justice for Harun Abu Aram

Palestinian, Israeli, and International Activists March for Justice for Harun Abu Aram On Friday morning Jan. 8, 2021, two hundred Palestinian, Israeli, and international activists demonstrated in the village of A-Rakeez, following the shooting of 24-year-old Harun Abu Aram on 1 January 2021 by an Israeli soldier in the Palestinian village of A-Rakeez. The shooting…

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The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians

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The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians

The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz For many decades, I have been advocating for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. (Justice and the Intifada: Palestinians and Israelis Speak about Peace, Friendship Press, 1991; Unified in Hope: Arabs and Jews Talk about Peace, WCC publications, 1987). Regretfully, I have…

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Arab Radio: Censorship on Social Media targets Arab Americans

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Arab Radio: Censorship on Social Media targets Arab Americans

Arab Radio: Censorship on Social Media targets Arab Americans Alice Speri, the writer with The Intercept online news discusses her recent article co-authored with Sam Biddle about censorship on social media. Speri discusses a recent decision to censor a university program exploring history because one of the topics was Leila (Laila) Khaled, the first woman…

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