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From the Editors

Highlighting important stories on and off The Electronic Intifada.

UCLA resolution conflates anti-Semitism with criticism of Israeli policy

Lawyers say that there is a “surge of accusations of anti-Semitism against individuals that criticize the Israeli state.”

Ohio students approve Israel divestment vote by landslide

Two weeks ago, the student government at the University of Toledo muzzled debate on divestment.

Video: Ali Abunimah on Netanyahu's speech to US Congress

Netanyahu speech draws on Islamophobia, aims to woo radical Christians in attempt to derail US diplomacy with Iran.

Listen: Berkeley students reenact encounters at Israeli checkpoints

Checkpoint scenes modeled on real incidents in the occupied West Bank. 

Minnesota activists demand state pull funds from Israel’s occupation

Public support for a statewide campaign to pull investments in Israel bonds is growing.

Palestine and the ICC: Watch Ali Abunimah and Phyllis Bennis on Democracy Now!

Will the Palestinian Authority’s attempt to join the International Criminal Court help bring Israeli leaders to justice for war crimes?

Student workers "have spoken": US labor union backs Israel boycott

“A new generation of workers and students is seeing how we’re linked — not only as workers, not only as students, not only as Americans, but as people of conscience to the struggle of Palestinians,” says a student activist.

US convicts Arab community leader Rasmea Odeh

Reporter Charlotte Silver on the latest prosecution of a Palestinian American leader; members of an African Heritage delegation to Palestine recount their experiences.

Palestinians “struggling for survival” in Jerusalem

Israel aims to weaken Palestinian prescence in the occupied city to facilitate takeover of al-Aqsa mosque, says resident.

Israelis demand more police violence against Palestinians in Jerusalem

Israel’s crackdown in Jerusalem has intensified dramatically since the assassination attempt on an extremist who seeks to replace the al-Aqsa mosque with a Jewish temple.

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