palestine

Religion

What Is Birthright and Why Is It So Controversial?

Everything you should know before deciding whether or not to join the free 10 day trip to Israel.
Leila Ettachfini
8.15.19
Music

Palestinian Women Artists Urge Madonna to Cancel Performance in Israel

Artists like Lorde and Lauryn Hill have chosen not to perform in Israel in support of Palestinian human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.13.19
Hacking

Israel Bombing ‘Cyber Operatives’ Isn’t Cyber War, It’s Just War

Experts in cybersecurity and conflict warn that it’s too early to draw dramatic conclusions about Israel’s strike against the alleged Hamas cyber headquarters.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Ben Makuch
5.7.19
Travel

A Real-Life Samaritan Leader Explains What It Means to Be a Good Samaritan

There are less 1,000 Samaritans living in the world today. Community secretary Mabrook Ishaq is one of them. He told us his story.
Mabrook Ishaq
8.30.18
Photography

Joyous Photos Show There's More to Life in Gaza Than Conflict

Four Gaza-based photographers are capturing their favorite parts of the region to show a different side of the territory and its people.
Rowaida Amer
7.31.18
gaza

Debunking Myths About the Palestinian Protests

The justifications given for the deaths of Palestinian protesters just don't add up.
Muhammad Shehada
Jamie Stern-Weiner
6.12.18
politics

The Onion’s Brutal Israel Commentary Goes Beyond Satire

The country's leading humor publication has taken a stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict in a way that most "real" newspapers haven't.
Eve Peyser
5.18.18
israel

Mass Killings Won't Change America's Relationship with Israel

Dozens of civilians are dead and thousands more injured in the latest outburst of insane violence in Gaza. Yet the US debate seems frozen.
Matt Taylor
5.16.18
israel

We Must Speak Up Against Israel's Slaughter in Gaza

Palestinians living in Gaza are subjected to prison-like conditions and are now being murdered in their dozens.
Jamie Stern-Weiner
Muhammad Shehada
5.14.18
Video Games

Watch this Palestinian and Syrian duo race to make a fake news game in 54 hours

The two video game developers teamed up to make a video game about fake news. On a train.
Michael Kalenderian
Dexter Thomas
4.9.18
Photos

A Photographer's Reflections on Capturing the World's Worst Conflict Zones

Japanese photographer Ryo Kameyama​ lost his sight in his left eye documenting the conflict in Palestine's Gaza Strip.
Hirohisa Asahara
4.5.18
Israel and Palestine

The History and Rage Behind the Deadly Protests in Gaza

Reports of violent encounters with Israeli forces are not exactly rare in the deeply contested Palestinian territory. But this time feels different.
Patrick Hilsman
4.4.18
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