Arts and Culture

Israel's war on Palestinian culture

In a new article made available today by the journal Jerusalem Quarterly, activist and The Electronic Intifada contributor Hannah Mermelstein discusses a lesser known part of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine — the attempted annihilation of the Palestinian nation through cultural theft and destruction. 

"Freedom for Palestine" song gains popularity

As The Electronic Intifada mentioned last week, a new song entitled “Freedom for Palestine” has been gaining international notoriety since it made its recent debut on the internet. 

"Tree of Life" - New hip-hop track from Rami GB featuring DAM's Mahmoud Jrere

“Tree of Life” (Shajaret Al Hayah) is a new hip-hop track from Rami GB, Mahmoud Jrere (of DAM), Ahmad Srour, Suleiman al-Zawahira. It’s an ode to the olive tree – a symbol of continuity, steadfastness and resistance in Palestine – and frequent target for destruction by Israel from 1948 to the present day. 

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