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History has shown time and again that it is not possible to dehumanize an enemy while treating their cousins, aunts, and uncles with respect.
The militarization of Jewish supremacism in Israel.
If Hamas uses civilian shields, is the IDF responsible for their deaths?
Many more Palestinians have been killed in Gaza than Israelis. Is this, on its own, justified?
F. M. Kamm
Revisit these pieces from the BR archive on the region's prospects for peace.
The Church is taking charge of the role its own funds play in enabling the criminality of Israel.
If the burdens placed on Iran are small, so are the benefits it receives.
While “left” in the West is now a virtual synonym for anti-Zionism, the same is far from true in Israel.
Not long after the Galerie Nationale de Jeu de Paume opened its doors in May to the Palestinian
Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996)
In Palestine people have a tremendous
As you stand at the checkpoint, you must constantly consider the various ways in which you may be attacked.
Talking about Gaza is like talking about God. We face the ineffable. We cannot talk about what we see.
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