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Prawer Plan

The Bigger Picture of the Negev's Umm al-Hiran

Nadim Nashif | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Nadim Nashif

For the past 60 years, Arab Palestinian Bedouin populations in southern Israel have struggled to simply stay on their land in the face of discrimination and the threat of displacement. For residents of Umm al-Hiran in the southern Naqab, time is running out.

The Desert of Israeli Democracy

Max Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Max Blumenthal

While the prime minister ranted against Iran in New York, his government was preparing to implement the Prawer Plan, a blueprint for the expulsion of 40,000 indigenous Bedouin citizens of Israel from their ancestral Negev Desert communities.

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.

Bedouin: Israeli Citizens, Not Illegal Squatters

Joshua Bloom | Posted 12.24.2012 | Religion
Joshua Bloom

As a nation of people that know all too well what it means to be an oppressed minority, Israel has a moral obligation to protect the most vulnerable within its midst.