Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Who Are The Palestinians?

An examination of the geography, history, and politics of Palestinian identity

The Israel Defense Forces

Service is compulsory for most Jewish Israelis.

The Second Intifada Begins

In September 2000, a new wave of violence erupted.

Occupier and Occupied

At the front lines of trying to build Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Do Jews Own the Land of Israel?

We dwell on the land at God's pleasure, always on condition.

The Closer You Are, The Less You See

It took a Protestant pastor from Reston, Virginia to introduce me to my Palestinian neighbors. It happened two years ago, and it changed my life.

Jerusalem Contested

The Holy City changed hands many times before the War of Independence.

The Territories, 1982-1987

An overview of Israel's relationship to the Sinai, the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights, 1982 - 1987.

The Palestine Liberation Organization

Yasser Arafat and the PLO from 1964 until the 1993 Oslo Accords.

The Complex Nature of Intersectionality

Writer Erika K. Davis reflects on the Chicago Dyke March and provides perspective as a Queer Jew of Color.

Intersectionality and the Limits of Ideology

The limitations of the teacher I encountered as a young student don’t represent an entire segment of Jewish thinking.