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Does unarmed resistance in Palestine work?

The authors of the new book  Popular Protest in Palestine discuss whether peaceful resistance to Israeli occupation is appropriate in the face of so much violence. 2,065 more words

Israel / Palestine

Does the AAUP Defend the Academic Freedom of Pro-Israel Faculty as We've Defended Steven Salaita?

Shortly after the AAUP’s annual membership meeting placed the administration of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) on its list of censured administration for its summary dismissal of Professor Steven Salaita in response to his anti-Israeli comments on Twitter, I received an email from an old friend from the California State University Academic Senate, who now works to build support for Israel on American college and university campuses.  2,430 more words

Faculty

Noisey Israel Palestine: Hip Hop In The Holy Land (Trailer)

Noisey is known for bringing the hip hop scene in Atlanta, Jamaica and Chiraq (Chicago) to the computers of many and now they take it to the rap scene in Israel and Palestine. Check out the video below.

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Dating app aims to bring bring Israelis and Palestinians closer ‘one swipe at a time’

TORONTO — A New York developer hopes his new app will bring Israelis and Palestinians closer to ending their conflict “one swipe at a time.” 448 more words

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A Jerusalem Tradition - The American Colony Hotel

The American Colony Hotel‘s history dates back to 1902 and as such represents a unique part of Jerusalem. Staying there is not only a luxury experience but a historical one too as you join the list of individuals and dignitaries who have came through. 300 more words

Hotels

Today in Middle East History: the Six Day War begins (1967)

This piece was supposed to go up around 11 this morning, but instead spent all day saved locally on my iPad, because I am A Idiot. 383 more words

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DWD reblogged this on and that's the way it was and commented:

Today marks the 48th anniversary of the start of the Six Day War in 1967. Last year I marked the day by wisely farming it out to a real expert, the Middle East Institute's Michael Collins Dunn, who is a real-deal scholar of modern Egyptian history and who has written multiple blog posts about the Six Day War over the years. I see no reason not to go that route again. Enjoy!