Drama and uncomfortable questions at Chicago Palestine Film Festival

Many of the directors and protagonists of this year’s festival happen to be women.

Threatened photographs are window on historic Palestine

A newly-digitized collection of images reveals long-lost details of daily life in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

“We don’t Dig apartheid!” Israeli activists disrupt NBC shoot in Jaffa - video

Activists protesting Israel-subsidized NBC show “whitewashing apartheid” are greeted with racist slogans.

Our heritage

The National Christian Orthodox School Band, Jaffa, 1938.

In new book, Palestinians, Israeli Jews reflect on history of ethnic cleansing

Rosemarie M. Esber
17 January 2014

The fundamental premise of Zionism is “the understanding, rooted in a traumatic past, of Jews as ongoing victims of outside aggression,” says a new book.

Israel to destroy another Haifa neighborhood, evict Palestinian residents

Patrick O. Strickland
16 January 2014

Locals say that their history is being erased.

Late artist inspires new film on Palestinian children's dreams

Sarah Irving
6 November 2013
Man sits on chair overlooking city at sunset

Hassan Hourani left behind a book of children’s stories when he drowned ten years ago.

Israel's Likud hopes to complete the ethnic cleansing of Jaffa

The local branch of Israel’s ruling Likud party in Jaffa hopes to finish the job started by the Haganah, Irgun and other terrorist groups in 1948 – albeit by “democratic” means.

Israel's racists step up attacks on Palestinian citizens

David Sheen
24 June 2013
Men stand near wall sprayed-painted with graffiti

Spray-painted hate messages betray motivation behind attacks.


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