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Gaza Blockade: Unarmed Protest A Palestinian Approach? (New York Review)

The New York Review of Books | Eyal Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Four days after Israeli commandos stormed a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip, killing nine passengers and igniting an international ...

The Gaza Flotilla Is Not What It Seemed

Jacob Shrybman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacob Shrybman

The next rocket escalation will be wrongly legitimized by events like this Gaza Flotilla just as the second intifada full of suicide bombings on public buses was legitimized by a mere visit to the Jewish Temple Mount by Ariel Sharon in 2000.

Department of Ed Discriminated Against Debbie Almontaser

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Debbie Almontaser was fired because shirts with the word "intifada" were supposedly linked to her. I thought at the time it was obscene. Last week, the EEOC agreed with my assessment.

Dangerous Currents in Palestine

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The social and economic life in Jerusalem and the West Bank appears to be on a positive upwards trend. Salam Fayyad's government has been successful (...

Fighting Over Temple Mount Recalls Second Intifada

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Matt Beynon Rees JERUSALEM, Israel -- I just returned to Jerusalem after a month away. Or at least I thought I did. I suspect I entered a cosmi...

Europe's Next Step Regarding Jerusalem

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

This week, the Israeli arrogance seems to be facing a reality check. The next logical step is for the EU countries to refuse products produced in East Jerusalem.

Americans and Ramallah Youth

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Has it become acceptable among Palestinians to wear a hat or a T-shirt praising Americans? The answer most respondents had can be summarized in two words: Barack Obama.

Iran's Uprising: Food for Thought

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Ever since the Iranian revolution stunned the world in 1979, the Arab regimes and their allies in the West have been obsessing over Iran's "exporting of the revolution."

Hawkish Union Leaders Hurting Teachers and Your Kids

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

It is profoundly disturbing that AFT, a union representing educators, would elect someone so willing to distort the facts in order to pursue such a racist agenda.

An Honest Conversation about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

David H. Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David H. Young

Virtually nothing about this conflict was changed with Israel's military operation in Gaza. Nothing on the surface, nothing lurking in the shadows, n...

Hamas Calls For Third Intifada In Response To Airstrikes

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Khaled Meshaal, Hamas's political leader, has called for an uprising against Israel after an unprecedented attack on the Gaza Strip killed at least 22...