Beyond Walls and Checkpoints: The Digital Occupation of Palestine — by Sam Ross-Brown on Tikkun org

While Israel’s Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza is frequently described in terms of walls and checkpoints, there’s another, critical side of the Occupation that receives much less attention—its expression in the digital realm. For decades, electronic communication in Palestine has been entirely controlled, monitored, and dependent on Israeli technological infrastructure. Even as the…

Books: “Embracing Israel/Palestine” — by Rabbi Michael Lerner

  .About the Author ……..Table of Contents……..Study Guide ……………………..Promote Peace ……………Tell the Media …….Order the Book Rabbi Michael Lerner, best-selling author of The Left Hand of God and editor of Tikkun magazine, is now making the case for why peace activists must be BOTH pro-Israel and pro-Palestine. Rabbi Lerner first tells the story of this…

Video: Israeli Settlements Explained — AJ+Lab

  Published on 30 Jun 2014 In the Occupied West Bank, half a million Israelis live in over a hundred settlements built on Palestinian land. The government of Israel says it has a right to build these settlements; the rest of the world disagrees. Find out why Israelis choose to live on occupied land, how…

video: Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and ‘god-given land’ claims – 2003

2003 Edward Said lecture on United States imperialism and Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. Edward Said, acclaimed for his literary and cultural criticism, is a sought-after commentator on Middle Eastern politics and America’s foremost spokesman for the Palestinian cause. His influential book, “Orientalism,” (1978), is an examination of Western perceptions of the Islamic world. His…