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Israeli Forces Raid Hospital In West Bank In Search For Stabbing Suspect

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.12.2015 | World

HEBRON, West Bank, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Israeli undercover forces raided a hospital in the West Bank on Thursday, shooting dead a Palestinian during an...

The Small But Genuine Israeli Solidarity Movement

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Supporting and strengthening Israeli solidarity is a key element in any nonviolent Palestinian resistance strategy. Israeli and international solidarity that is not a cover to occupation must be acknowledged, welcomed and encouraged.

Remember the Suffering of Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.20.2015 | World
Daoud Kuttab

AMMAN -- With the prospects for an overall peace slipping farther and farther away, it is important not to forget the human element of this decades-old tragedy, especially that of Palestinians living as deportees within their own country or as refugees around the world.

Senior Hamas Official Says Members Of Qassam Brigade Were Responsible For Abducting Israeli Teens

Reuters | Noah Browning | Posted 08.21.2014 | World

By Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank, Aug 21 (Reuters) - A top Hamas official said members of his militant group kidnapped three Israeli teenagers ...

A Trip to the War Zone

Rabbi Yaacov Behrman | Posted 10.10.2014 | World
Rabbi Yaacov Behrman

We arrived in Israel on Thursday morning July 24th. The airport was almost empty. I noticed just one other ELAL plane on the tarmac besides our British Airways flight.

Officials: Bodies Of 3 Kidnapped Teens Found

Posted 06.30.2014 | World

The Israeli military found the bodies of 3 teens who were kidnapped earlier this month, Israeli officials confirmed on Monday. Gilad Shaar, Naftali...

The Strange Currency of the Israeli Occupation

Jessica Montell | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Jessica Montell

Last Saturday, Israeli soldiers came to the home of Shadi Sidr and demanded he remove the Palestinian flag from his roof. Shadi is a Palestinian who lives in the H2 area of Hebron and the flag offended his neighbors, the Israeli settlers in the Beit Hadassah settlement.

Welcome to Palestine

Clint Johnston | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Clint Johnston

I was on a dual-narrative tour, which offered a unique perspective into the everyday lives of Palestinians in Hebron. Both my Jewish and Muslim guide had half the day to share their city and their stories.

The Lonely Hebron Walk

Rick Steves | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Hebron, with the Tomb of Abraham -- so revered by both Jews and Muslims -- is the place where I feel the most tension in the West Bank. Jews expect ac...

Time for Netanyahu to Get Honest about Hebron

Alan Elsner | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Alan Elsner

This weekend, thousands of Jewish settlers and their allies will descend on the Palestinian city of Hebron in a show of force that will also be seen a...

Star NFTE Teacher Eyad Shabaneh Guides Young Entrepreneurs on the West Bank

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

"The hope and confidence that this program can instill in youth from low-income communities is priceless. Entrepreneurship, the ability to coherently organize resources into productive activity, remains the bedrock of healthy economies. The potential here is astounding."

Israel denies Christian peacemaker from entry

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.25.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Israeli security officials at the King Hussein (Allenby) bridge turned back an American peace volunteer who is part of the Christian Peacemaker Teams ...

My Surprisingly Inspiring Trip to the West Bank: Echoes of Our Civil Rights Movement

Jeff Cohen | Posted 10.27.2013 | World
Jeff Cohen

Like King, leaders of the Palestinian popular resistance -- from intellectuals to grassroots villagers who'd been repeatedly jailed -- spoke to us about universal human rights, about a human family in which all deserve equal rights regardless of religion or nationality.

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 ...

Divide Over Kotel Prayer Highlights Racism of Palestinian Authority and Muslim Waqf

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Jewish communities might be fighting about fair access to the Kotel, but what is missing from the discussion is Jewish use of holy places in Jerusalem.

Jews and Muslims Sharing Abraham in Hebron

Rick Steves | Posted 07.20.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Hebron is a fascinating place. With about 250,000 people, it's the largest Palestinian city and the commercial capital of the West Bank. Its people, w...

Peace Through People: From Bethlehem And Around The World

Karen Berg | Posted 07.09.2013 | Religion
Karen Berg

If we can feel those around us and extend love instead of judgment, we can create unity among peoples, and our words and actions will reverberate around the world.

Black, White and Grey in Hebron

Nancy Farese | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Nancy Farese


Israel Forces Evacuation Of 100 Palestinian Activists

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli troops on Saturday drove some 100 Palestinian activists out of an illegal tent camp they had set up near the city of Hebron ...

The "Other Israel Film Festival" Tackles Complex Issues

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

Currently in its sixth year, the Other Israel Film Festival has been combining documentary and narrative films with panel, programs, theater, and art. The objective is to create a thought provoking conversation about the challenges faced by minority groups in Israel.

Palestinian Protests Turn Violent

AP | NASSER SHIYOUKHI and DIAA HADID | Posted 11.10.2012 | World

HEBRON, West Bank — Palestinian demonstrators fed up with high prices and unpaid salaries shuttered shops, halted traffic with burning tires and...

Jewish Students Highlight The Importance of West Bank Travel, Education

Evie M. Salomon | Posted 10.01.2012 | Religion
Evie M. Salomon

When Brian Rizoway and a group of students toured West Bank cities of Hebron and Bethlehem, his encounter with the other side of the Zionist narrative took him by surprise.

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...

Next Year, Peace in Hebron!

Tom Allon | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

For too long, both sides have never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity for peace. Let's have a Seder that celebrates peace and statehood for all.

UNESCO Promotes Peace, Not Conflict

Neil Ford | Posted 01.28.2012 | World
Neil Ford

UNESCO is not trying to replace Israeli heritage with Palestinian heritage. Many cultures and religions have their roots in the Middle East and it is important to protect the heritage and cultural monuments of them all.