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The Attack on Bruce Lee Eid (Video)

Recently in Haaretz, in a piece called “An Orgy of Violence and Closed Cases,” the indispensable Amira Hass called on the Israeli authorities to prove that their espoused shock over the recent Duma attack were not just “crocodile tears” by reopening investigations of old cases of violent settler attacks against Palestinians throughout the West Bank. 122 more words

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As Palestinians Die, NY Times Shields Israel

One week has passed since a Palestinian toddler died in an arson fire, one day since the boy’s father also perished from burns, and The New York Times… 982 more words


What a Week of Extremist Violence Reveals About Israel

My latest piece in The Nation:

Duma, West Bank–Eman and Mamoun Dawabsheh’s five children might have burned to death in the early morning hours of July 31, when Israeli settlers snuck into Duma, the West Bank village where they live, and tossed firebombs into their home.

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Israeli leaders lit the match that burned baby Ali Dawabsha

Crossposted from The Electronic Intifada

The savage burning alive of 18-month-old Palestinian baby Ali Dawabsha in the occupied West Bank village of Duma has elicited energetic condemnations from Israeli leaders. 1,455 more words


"We saw the fire eating the house"

“This was the kitchen,” the young man who led my friend Tovah and me to the house told me yesterday as I entered. “The bedroom is in the back.” 629 more words


Settler violence

Today international media is focusing on “settler violence” and the horrific arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and injured three family members.

To the horror and shame of the Israeli nation, Israeli Jews committed this atrocity. 779 more words