Israeli forces destroyed three Palestinian schools for children in the occupied West Bank, just days before start of school year, as part of an ongoing attack on education in Palestine.
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Hedge fund billionaire creates charter schools that teach about Israel, “the Jewish miracle of the 20th century”
JTA reports that Michael Steinhardt, billionaire founder of Birthright Israel (a free, ten-day trip to Israel that is enjoyed by a large percentage of Jewish young adults) considers the state of Israel “the Jewish miracle of the 20th century.” Now he is creating public schools that teach about Israel…
Just as a new school year is getting underway, Israeli forces demolish a brand-new Palestinian kindergarten, citing, as usual, “lack of permit” in the context of an occupation that only rarely dispenses permits to non-Jews.
Being a child while Palestinian is full of risks. Airstrikes, home (and school) invasions, home (and school) demolitions, inability to access medical care – these are just some of the dangers of being not-Jewish in a land under Israeli control.
A comprehensive report on Shireen Abu Akleh’s murder, and why it played out the way it did. Her story, like that of the Palestinian people, is one of courage in the face of injustice. In mourning her murder, let us acknowledge the facts of Palestinian life – and death.
A blistering account of Israeli abuses against Palestinian children during the first three months of 2022 and before – adding to the growing library of reports on Israel’s human rights violations.
An extraordinary constellation of pro-Israel influences have pervaded Ketanji Brown Jackson’s life and in some cases assisted her career… As a Supreme Court Justice, will she be able to live up to her pledge to interpret the law ‘without fear or favor’ ? In the past, a Supreme Court ruling influenced by Israel partisans destroyed a 200-year American tradition…
March 30th is Land Day, an annual commemoration of those killed protesting Israeli theft of Palestinian lands 46 years ago. But even now, there is a Nakba everywhere you look.
Children are not afraid to join protests for Palestinian Bedouin rights. Israeli soldiers and the military court system treat them just as harshly as they treat adults.
While millions of Americans have been celebrating Christmas, Israeli forces have been attacking men, women, & children in the Bethlehem region, where shepherds are said to have received a profoundly wondrous message: “Peace on earth, goodwill to men”… Defense for Children reports: “Israeli forces targeted Palestinian children with excessive force making 2021 the deadliest year for Palestinian children since 2014.” (videos)