Israeli Palestinian conflict

Photo

Photos from Inside a Decade of Protests in Israel and Palestine

A new photobook by photo-activist collective Activestills features ten years of photography documenting tension in Israel and Palestine, including protests the photographers were active in themselves.
Daniel Tepper
11.5.16
Food

​The Restaurant at the Center of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Serves Great Hummus

Ikermawi has served its delicious hummus since 1952, but with tensions flaring over the Old City's holy sites, the restaurant is losing its customers.
Eliyahu Kamisher
12.31.15
Stuff

JK Rowling's Weird, Nonsensical Claim That Dumbledore Would Have Been Against a Boycott of Israel

Is it really kosher to turn stories you made up yourself into parables about current affairs?
Sam Kriss
11.2.15
Film

The Bovine Intifada: How 18 Cows Came to Represent Civil Disobedience for One Palestinian Village

The second intifada brings to mind bus bombings and terror acts. The first intifada was somewhat more peaceful, and it involved cows.
Batya Ungar-Sargon
6.27.15
Stuff

A Tech Guy from Detroit Created a Dating App that Matches Israelis with Palestinians

It may not bring about world peace, but Verona hopes to create greater empathy between those on both sides of one of the planet's oldest conflicts.
Batya Ungar-Sargon
5.24.15
Travel

The Nonviolent Palestinian Activists Working for Peace in the West Bank

Issa Amro wants to teach young Palestinians to peacefully challenge the Israeli occupation and build communities. Can his work overcome decades of violence and strife?
Batya Ungar-Sargon
5.3.15
Stuff

After Surviving a Suicide Bomb, Israeli Artists OMTA Turned Shrapnel Into Art

Israeli artist Omer Golan survived a Palestinian suicide bomb attack in 2000. Since then, he's worked with his wife Tal as the artist duo OMTA.
Batya Ungar-Sargon
3.28.15
Stuff

A Reddit Thread Claims a Hookah Lounge in Los Angeles Banned Jews

Users on Reddit and Yelp claimed that a hookah lounge in the middle of an LA neighborhood filled with Persian Jews was a den of bigotry. The internet lies.
Charles Davis
8.14.14
News

Israel's War on Palestine: It's Bad, but Is It 'Genocide'?

Why don't human rights groups call Israel's actions "genocide"? We asked and they wouldn't say.
Charles Davis
8.14.14