Topic: Israel/Palestine

  • The university chose censorship over debate

    A pro-Palestine professor fired by the University of Illinois speaks out about the drive to silence him and other critics of Israeli apartheid.

  • A breakthrough moment for Palestine?

    Israel's war on Gaza created the potential to turn the cause of Palestine into a mass movement--if we can seize the moment.

  • Five lessons from the heartland

    Here are some practical and political lessons to be drawn from the movement to get Steven Salaita reinstated in his job.

  • UIUC should right its wrong

    Steven Salaita spoke publicly for the first time since his university fired him for his "uncivil" tweets criticizing Israel's war crimes.

  • "Civility" versus solidarity

    Supporters of Israel are calling for "civility" on campus--as a way to police of any discourse or activism critical of Zionism.

  • Ugly threats against Palestine solidarity activist

    The president of the Ohio University Student Senate is facing harassment, including death threats, from supporters of Israel.

  • Pressure builds on UIUC to reinstate Salaita

    University of Illinois officials are scrambling to justify the firing of Steven Salaita as an international solidarity campaign finds wider support.

  • Bringing the Palestine struggle to Queens

    Opponents of Israel's war on Palestine are beginning to organize locally in the boroughs to make their voices heard.

  • Where Zionism meets neoliberalism

    The illegal occupation of Palestine has helped savvy university presidents and trustees earn handsome dividends.

  • Battling the censors at UIUC

    Students, alumni and faculty gathered at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to demand reinstatement for Steven Salaita.

  • Translating from the Zionism

    The actor and playwright responds to an newspaper ad directed at whipping up pro-Israel support in Hollywood.

  • UIUC's bankrupt case against Steven Salaita

    University officials have broken their silence, but their justifications for the firing of Steven Salaita are even more disturbing.

  • A consistent record against bigotry

    There is no evidence for the claim that the left is becoming desensitized to anti-Semitism or giving bigots a pass.

  • Israel promises to continue the slaughter

    Israel is again raining terror from the skies over Gaza, even as it persists in claiming that its "precision" strikes are a "proportionate" response.

  • A pass for anti-Semitism?

    Our approach to oppression has always been that responsibility for racism never belongs to the oppressed group.

  • Jewish voices for justice

    Recent demonstrations have heard passionate calls for support for BDS from Jewish writers, academics and more.

  • Support floods in for Steven Salaita

    A public campaign in support the fired pro-Palestinian professor Steven Salaita has generated more than 15,000 signatures.

  • Keeping apartheid at Bay

    Protests by Palestine solidarity activists and action by Oakland port workers stopped the unloading of an Israeli-owned ship.

  • Steven Salaita and academic freedom

    The editors of the ISR challenge the University of Illinois' firing of Steven Salaita--and the arguments advanced to defend it.

  • Ali Abunimah won't be silenced

    When the Evanston library tried to cancel a Palestinian author's speech, activists proved that solidarity is stronger than censorship.

  • Silent in Seattle on Israel's war

    The Seattle City Council took a big step backward on August 11 when it refused to take up the Israeli slaughter in Gaza.

  • Not in my name

    I am proud to join Jewish Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors in condemning the massacre of Palestinians.

  • How being pro-Palestine got a professor fired

    An Arab-American scholar and public critic of Israeli colonialism was fired from his new job at the University of Illinois.

  • Never again means for anyone

    Jewish survivors of the Nazi Holocaust and their descendants have signed a statement condemning the massacre of Gaza.

  • The courage to refuse

    The numbers are small, but there are Israeli military resisters challenging the occupation of Palestine within the borders of Israel.