British mandate

Best books for newcomers to Palestine and its literature

A look at some of the best books for people new to the issue of Palestine.

How Israel tried to recast Palestinians as strangers in their own land

Rod Such
7 May 2014

Shira Robinson’s book Citizen Strangers exposes Zionist “liberalism” as a facade.

Musician's diaries depict religions at peace as Jerusalem goes electric

Muslims, Christians and Jews celebrated each other’s holidays, according to musician Wasif Jawhariyyeh.

“We don’t have the luxury to wait” for Israel to change on its own, says Ilan Pappe

Frank Barat
Brussels
8 December 2013

Campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions is “as good as it gets,” according to the Israeli historian.

When Israel compensated Germans for land in Palestine

Rosemarie M. Esber
Washington, DC
5 June 2013

Unlike Palestinians, a number of Germans uprooted by Zionist forces in 1948 have received restitution.

Newly declassified documents give insights into last days of British occupation of Palestine

Secret files from the British colonial administration in Palestine have been released to the public Friday

Nablus was "the center of everything": interview with architect Naseer Arafat

Daryl Meador
Nablus
12 March 2013

New book documents how West Bank city’s buildings were destroyed by Israeli invasion.

Ireland's elite abets Israel's crimes

Why has Dublin’s best-known university, Trinity College, teamed up with Israel’s war industry?

Study: Palestinian refugee services slashed despite ongoing displacement

Palestinian refugees are the largest and longest-standing unresolved group of foribly displaced persons in the world.

Magic realism with footnotes: novelist Nasrallah creates a genre of his own

Raymond Deane
28 July 2012
Ibrahim Nasrallah’s Time of White Horses is a bewildering labyrinth of a book, yet its very untidiness conveys a powerful sense of the textures of place, time and custom of Palestine’s history.

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