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The Past 50 Years of Israeli Occupation. And the Next. - The New York Times
Three months after the 1967 war, Israel’s ruling Mapai Party held a discussion on the future of the newly conquered territories. Golda Meir, who would become Israel’s leader a year and a half later, asked Prime Minister Levi Eshkol what he planned to do with the more than one million Arabs now living under Israeli rule.
israel  middleast  Palestine  1967war  religion  war  occupation 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Minority Life in Israel
My mother, Zakia, was so proud that my sister and I spoke better Hebrew than Arabic. Osman, my father, believed that by achieving the highest levels of education, we would one day be treated as equal in our country, Israel.
rulajebreal  israel  Palestine  middleeast  nytimes 
october 2014 by brendanmcfadden
How the Israel-Palestine Peace Deal Died
The Explosive, Inside Story of How John Kerry Built an Israel-Palestine Peace Plan—and Watched It Crumble
thenewrepublic  johnkerry  middleeast  Palestine  israel  diplomacy 
august 2014 by brendanmcfadden
Open Season in the Holy Land
Over Thanksgiving, Israel launched an attack on the Gaza Strip, killing Hamas’ second-in-command, Ahmed Jabari. In retaliation, Hamas began firing rockets that were some of the first missiles to hit parts of Israel in 20 years. VICE traveled to the Israel-Gaza border to see what eternal tension had flared up this time.
Israel  Palestine  vice  video  middleeast  war 
july 2014 by brendanmcfadden

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