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The Small Battles

by Daniela, Tuesday 26th September This weekend I attended a small rally in Tulkarem, where Palestinian NGOs were calling for a boycott of Israeli goods. Although the group was small, they were organized and seemed intent to follow through with ...

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You and Whose Army?

by Sholmo Bloom. Journal entry providing further insight to a previously published report on the same incident. It’s Shabbat, the Jewish holy day, also the day when the settlers cause the most trouble in Tel Rumeida. I was sitting on ...

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Forgetting the Occupation, Almost

by Daniela I was staring out the window of my office today, looking down from the seventh floor of this building that is also a shopping mall in the middle of Ramallah. I was watching a group of cab drivers ...

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IOF Soldiers Kidnap Family

Shlomo Bloom Somehow I doubt the names and faces of the father and his three teenage boys who were kidnapped by Israeli Occupation Force soldiers tonight in Ramallah will be plastered all over news tomorrow like the face of Gilad ...

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How can you send love with a missile?

writing from Shatila refugee camp, Beirut, Electronic Lebanon, 6 August 2006 My name is Usama Abu el-Sheikh, and I am from Tabaria, Palestine. I am of course a refugee and have never been to my hometown in Palestine though I ...

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My Head Might Burst with Irony

by Alizarin J. Crimson Sometimes I feel like my head is going to burst with irony. Like walking through Arab East Jerusalem and seeing Palestinian men wearing tshirts that say: “F.B.I. anti-terrorism unit”. And I wonder if they are wearing ...

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