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Financing Mideast Flames -- Confronting BDS and the New Israel Fund

Edwin Black | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Edwin Black

At a time when boycott, divestment and sanctions is seen as a viable threat to Israel, many are asking where the oxygen for the BDS movement is coming from.

This Couple Needs a Military Permit for Valentine's Day -- Here's Why

Anat Saragusti | Posted 04.15.2014 | World
Anat Saragusti

It may be difficult to imagine that your registered address could separate you from your family. But for many Palestinians, this is exactly what happens.

The Blind Alley of J Street and Liberal American Zionism

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

What does J Street's motto "Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace" really mean? That question calls for grasping the context of Zionism among Jews in the United States -- aspects of history, largely obscured and left to archives, that can shed light on J Street's current political role.

Rights Group Accuses Israeli Army Of Detaining 5-Year-Old

Posted 07.12.2013 | World

A 5-year-old Palestinian boy was detained by Israeli soldiers after throwing a stone at Jewish motorists, according to the Israeli human rights group ...

Imprisoned Palestinian Children Must Be Treated Justly

Gerard Horton | Posted 10.08.2012 | World
Gerard Horton

The institutionalized discrimination experienced by 700 Palestinian children prosecuted in Israel's military courts each year is unsustainable and must end.

VIDEO: 9-Year-Old Palestinian Child Kicked By Israeli Border Police

Posted 07.02.2012 | World

Israeli rights group B'Tselem released a video on Monday that appears to show an Israeli Border Police officer kicking a Palestinian child. The fo...

WATCH: Israeli Troops Reportedly Stand By As Settlers Open Fire On Palestinians

AP | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli human rights group has released a video that suggests Israeli soldiers stood by while Jewish settlers opened fire on Palestini...

Why Religion Is Better Than Secular Ethics For Human Rights

Rabbi Alana Suskin | Posted 09.22.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alana Suskin

Far more powerful than choosing to guard human rights, the religious have an obligation to protect them.

Israeli Officers Convicted In Bound Palestinian Demonstrator's Shooting

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli lieutenant colonel and one of his soldiers were convicted Thursday in the shooting of a bound and blindfolded Palestinian...

Israel Settlements Cover 42 Percent Of West Bank

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military indicted a soldier Tuesday on a charge of manslaughter during last year's war in the Gaza Strip – the mos...

Israel Cracks Down On Wall Protesters With Tear Gas, Night Raids

The New York Times | ISABEL KERSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NILIN, West Bank -- For more than a year, this village has been a focus of weekly protests against the Israeli security barrier, which cuts through it...

B'Tselem: Civilians Majority Of Gaza War Dead

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Well over half of nearly 1,400 Palestinians killed in Israel's Gaza war were civilians, including 252 children younger than 16, a le...

Israel Supreme Court Rules Against Army In Palestinian Abuse Case

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem won a victory over the army in Israel's Supreme court Wednesday when a stronger indictment was unanimously ord...

Jewish Settlers Shoot Palestinians, B'Tselem Releases Graphic Video

guardian.co.uk | Rory McCarthy in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem has released graphic video footage showing settlers fighting with Palestinians in Hebron and shooting two men ...