For decades, the Palestinian authorities have sent payments to prisoners and the families of those killed in the conflict with Israel. The U.S. and Israel say those funds subsidize terror. Palestinians see it differently. The Forward unpacks this complicated history.33
A joint Israeli-Palestinian poll has found that a small majority of Israelis and Palestinians still believe in a two-state solution that would end Israel’s military occupation and create an independent Palestinian state.69
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Most Israelis and Palestinians oppose the kind of peace deal that has been under negotiation in the past, a new poll found. When presented with a permanent status agreement based on previous Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, nearly 60 percent of both Israeli Jews and Palestinians are against it, according to the joint poll by leading…
A simple tote bag created by Haifa designers Sana Jammalieh and Haitham Haddad is sweeping the Internet as a commentary on global anti-Arab sentiment.3
Now that Peres is gone, Jane Eisner finds herself asking: Who will dream hopefully on behalf of all Israel’s people?
While Black Lives Matters has decried police body cameras as part of the surveillance state, Israel’s Ethiopian activists have embraced them for police accountability.
The Israeli model Bar Refaeli has given birth to a healthy baby girl.4
Yoav Eliasi, the extreme right wing Israeli rapper known as “The Shadow” has joined Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party, but some in Likud are seeking to block him.10
Israelis have wholeheartedly embraced genetic testing to create the “perfect baby,” but that quest raises ethical and legal questions.
This year, the Rio Olympics marks 20 years since Palestinians first participated in the international games in Atlanta. With six athletes competing in swimming, running, dressage (horse training), and judo (a martial art) this is the largest Palestinian delegation ever.15
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