palestine

palestine

People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organizers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
5.15.19
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
5.6.19
international women's day

The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine's Farming Roots Die

Vivien Sansour founded The Palestinian Heirloom Library in hopes to revive plants threatened by occupation, climate change, and agribusiness.
Leila Ettachfini
3.8.19
politics

The Significance of Rashida Tlaib Wearing a Palestinian Thobe

Rashida Tlaib's decision to wear a traditional Palestinian thobe to be sworn into Congress honors both her roots and her politics—and symbolizes a turning point for Palestinian representation in American politics.
Leila Ettachfini
1.3.19
Essays

How Palestinians in Israel Use Music to Break Borders

Partying within a conservative culture isn't easy, let alone when movement is restricted. These groups are hoping to change that.
Niloufar Haidari
11.22.18
Music

Palestinian Rapper Makimakkuk Dreams of a Borderless Future

Makimakkuk a.k.a. Majdal Nijim makes emotive and uplifting music about the realities of life in the West Bank under Israeli occupation.
Sirin Kale
11.16.18
palestine

International Chefs Pull Support from Tel Aviv Food Festival After Widespread Protest

Over 90 industry professionals signed a letter asking chefs not to participate in the Israeli government–funded “Round Tables” festival next week.
Keia Mastrianni
11.9.18
Music

Meet Jazar Crew, the DJ Duo Bringing Electronic Parties to Palestine

"An outlet like dancing or art is extremely important especially in an area without freedom of movement like Palestine."
Bo Hanna
10.25.18
Munchies

To Understand Gaza, Start with What People Are Eating—and Why

Food here has become politicized—in ways, even weaponized—and a microcosm of the forces shaping Gaza’s humanitarian crises.
Miriam Berger
10.24.18
Travel

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

There are less than 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
Photos

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
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