Friday, December 30, 2011

Israel/Palestine News.

The story of Mustafa Tamimi, & the demos after his death.

In Beit Ummar, residents demonstrate . . .

suffer a settler invasion . . .

& have entry blocked by the IDF.

A Palestinian grape farmer in Beit Einun talks about his problems under Occupation.

The Real News looks at Al Ariqib, where the Jewish National Fund is trying to drive out the residents of a Bedouin village & plant trees over the area

Israelis demonstrate against gender segregation in Beit Shemesh after a little girl was harassed by Ultra Orthodox Jews.

This video shows the IDF searching for Gaza tunnels. The IDF claims that Hamas & other groups will use tunnels to try to kidnap more IDF soldiers.

The Gaza siege prevents farmers from exporting most of their crops--strawberries, peppers, tomatoes and flowers.

Off Gaza, an Israeli gunboat tries to swamp a boat full of international observers.

Israel criticizes Hamas joining the PLO.

A Gaza man is killed by an Israeli drone.

Gaza's Christian community celebrates Christmas.

Christmas leads to conflict in Bethlehem.

During Christmas Mass, Jerusalem's Latin Patriarch asks for Middle East peace. Christian Palestinians celebrate Christmas, but the Occupation presents problems.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Israel/Palestine News

A holiday message from B'tselem.

The City of Jerusalem hands out free Christmas trees.

Hamas is building new schools in Gaza.

Israel continues to harass Gazan fishermen.

Four videos of a demo in Nabi Saleh last Friday.

Israeli activists protest in front of the offices of the Jewish National Fund in opposition to the JNF's role in evicting Palestinians from Silwan.

Palestinians celebrate as the second round of prisoner releases for Gilad Shalit occur.

A proposed Israeli law to ban the call to prayer from mosques in Israel is called racist

Israeli & US policies are being criticized by other nations on the UN Security Council.

The Dead Sea is shrinking. In Occupied Palestine, Israel is claiming the new land.

Artist John Quigley & Palestinian refugee children make a copy of Picasso's Peace Dove at the foot of the Mount of Temptation in Jericho.

Israelis, Palestinians, & internationals protest the new checkpoint between Shu'fat refugee camp & Jerusalem.

The impact of international aid on the Palestinian economy is examined in this video.

Gaza still remembers the Israeli invasion as its' anniversary comes around.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Israel/Palestine News

Marchers celebrate Israel's Human Rights Day in Tel Aviv, as rightists protest the march.

Gaza has been hit with more Israeli air raids.

Israel hasn't fulfilled its' promise to ease the Gaza siege.

Israel denied citizenship to 15,000 Ethiopian Jews.

B'tselem catches settlers setting fires on Palestinian land near Hebron.

In Jerusalem, Ultra-Orthodox Jews try to impose their beliefs on secular Israelis.
Right wing Israelis protest the presence of African refugees in South Tel Aviv.

This is the demo where Mustafa Tamimi was killed.

Two videos on Mustafa Tamimi's funeral.

These two videos show protesters in Tel Aviv demonstrating against Tamimi's death.

Israeli officials fan the outrage over the death of Tamimi with their Tweets.

B'tselem posts this video of the death of Mustafa Tamimi in Nabi Saleh. WARNING: VERY GRAPHIC.

The Real News covers the difference between government reactions to Israeli demonstrators & Palestinian demonstrators.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Israel/Palestine News

Two videos show a demo in Nabi Saleh.

JustJerusalem is asking people to write to the JNF to stop the evictions of Palestinians from Silwan (for a letter template see

The Jerusalem Post interviews Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz.

Israel attacks Gaza.

The non-profit Gisha helps Israeli Arabs visit Gaza.

Settlers from the outpost Havat Ma'on near Hebron destroy Palestinian olive trees.

Al Jazeera's Inside Story discusses whether Israel can end its' regional isolation.

The Civil Peace Service Gaza posted this video of the Israeli Navy harassing boats off Gaza.

Bad behavior from Israeli soldiers at checkpoints in these two clips.

The PM has yanked ads calling for Israeli-Americans to return to Israel after outrage in the American Jewish community.

Activists took to the streets of Tel Aviv last Saturday to protest legislation in the Knesset restricting civil liberties.

The Israeli government & the Knesset are involved in what critics call a right wing attack on civil liberties.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Israel/Palestine News

Breaking the Silence posts this video of Hawara checkpoint near Nablus, filmed by the IDF Educational Corp.

Independent Jewish Voices Canada protests the Jewish National Fund for its' part in occupying Palestinian land.

Two videos of a demo in Nabi Saleh, & one in Ni'ilin.

Settlers stone the car of a solidarity activist in the south Hebron Hills.

In Surif, Palestine Solidarity Project visits a farm where the IDF has seized farm land & will demolish a well.


In Bilin, the IDF demolishes an international solidarity center.

The IDF demolished two houses, a mosque, a barn and a generator building before arresting two girls in Umm Fagarah in the south Hebron Hills.

Israeli & Palestinian activists protest the eviction of Palestinians in Jaffa, Israel.

Khoolod Badawi, a Palestinian woman who lives in Jerusalem, discusses her life in Israel & her opposition to the Occupation.

Gazans criticize the World Health Organization for meeting in Jerusalem.

Gaza's phone & internet provider is about to upgrade its' equipment, but Gazans are skeptical of improvements in service.

Israel holds another training exercise testing its' ability to respond to biological weapons.

Gazans hope the Egyptian elections will help end the Israeli siege.

Egypt's elections are causing worries in Israel about security.

PM Netanyahu & Defense Minister Barak are in favor of attacking Iran while the rest of the Israeli defense establishment is not.