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Some Things Never Change: The Prawer Plan and the Legacy of the Nakba

Rabbi Alissa Wise | Posted 08.14.2013 | World
Rabbi Alissa Wise

The displacement of the Bedouin population of the Negev is a moral crisis that is part and parcel of the moral crisis that has existed since before 1948, within and over the Green Line.

Trees n' Settlements: First the JNF, Now the Israel Nature and Parks Authority -- What's Next?

Moriel Rothman-Zecher | Posted 03.26.2012 | World
Moriel Rothman-Zecher

The new trend: seemingly innocuous, nature-oriented bodies in Jerusalem shedding their bark, so to speak, and revealing their true identities as expert-action-arms for the agenda of the settler movement.

The JNF: Planting Trees or Uprooting Families?

Moriel Rothman-Zecher | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Moriel Rothman-Zecher

The Jewish National Fund was set up in 1901 to purchase land in the Land of Israel on behalf of the Jewish People. The JNF also has become Israel's forestry service. However, in addition to all of the important environmental work the JNF does, there is sadly a dark side.

The Eviction of One Palestinian Family Might Cause the Next Political Crisis Over East Jerusalem

Hagit Ofran | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Hagit Ofran

In Silwan there is a fight over nationality, history and also religion. For the Palestinians, it is a Palestinian neighborhood, next to Al-Aqsa Mosque where thousands of Palestinians have been living for ages