A year ago, the Ramallah-based Stop the Wall campaign and itisapartheid.org began to collaborate on the first International Israeli Apartheid Short Film Contest. This contest encouraged the local Palestinian and larger international community to submit short films on the theme of Israeli apartheid. Read more about Winning entries of first annual Israeli apartheid film contest
Arts and culture
The Hour of Sunlight chronicles the life of Sami Al Jundi, former supervisor of the Seeds of Peace Center in Jerusalem. But the book doesn’t deliver on its promise to show readers “the path to a resolution” of the conflict. Read more about Book review: Waiting for redemption in "The Hour of Sunlight"
Malkit Shoshan’s The Atlas of the Conflict — Israel-Palestine is the result of years of painstaking research to understand the full scale of the creation of one nation and the disappearance of another. Read more about Interview: Mapping the disappearance of a nation
Rula Jebreal on the struggle to make and show the film based on her book Miral and the tumultuous real-life experiences behind the story. Read more about Interview: Rula Jebreal on the struggle to make "Miral" a film
Robin Myers and Shadi Rohana speak with professor Sharif Kanaana in his office about Palestinian identity and the local and global significance of folklore itself. Read more about Interview: Sharif Kanaana on Palestinian folklore and identity
With style gurus and editors reveling in another pageant of new creations flaunted at London Fashion Week, a talented young Palestinian is bucking the trend with his own captivatingly unconventional designs. Read more about Palestinian fashion designer's uncompromising debut
One year after Hampshire College in Massachusetts became the first university to divest from the Israeli occupation, student Will Delphia was hard at work completing a short documentary film exploring the events surrounding the historic decision. Read more about Film review: Hampshire's divestment victory documented
“This is what it means to be Palestinian, to care, because if you stop caring, then you let go. We cannot let go” explains Jerusalemite Samia Nasser Khoury in Dina Matar’s landmark new book, What it Means to be Palestinian. Read more about Book review: Rich definition of "What it Means to be Palestinian"
Ronit Lentin is an Israeli-born academic and novelist now based in Ireland, where she teaches sociology at Trinity College, Dublin. She describes her latest book, Co-memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba, as “a reflection on the contested relations between commemoration and appropriation from the standpoint of a member of the perpetrators’ collectivity, whose politics align her with the colonized.” Read more about Book review: From mourning to mobilization
Although As’ad Ghanem’s new book Palestinian Politics after Arafat: A Failed National Movement focuses on the post-Arafat era, the dead leader permeates the pages and his legacy hangs like a specter over the Palestinian body politic. Read more about Book review: Arafat's ghost and the Palestinian national movement