Demolitions in Lod

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under ICAHD Staff, Israel 1948, Lod, Palestinian citizens of Israel.

The Israeli Authorities have demolsihed 7 homes today in Lod and may continue with further demolitions in the area, in what is one of the biggest demolition operations inside the 1948 borders this year. The houses, owned by Palestinian citizens of Israel are located in an area which is not zoned for building despite the repeated… Read more »

The Continuing Campaign of Internal Displacement in Israel/Palestine – Video

Posted , by & filed under Activestills, displacement, ICAHD Staff, Israel 1948.

“WE NEVER FINISHED 1948” THE CONTINUING CAMPAIGN OF INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE A new project by the photographers collective Activestills and the Israeli committee against house demolitions, includes a photo exhibition, a book & this multimedia presentation. [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hrlw-uQJG_s&feature=player_embedded] “For us, the ongoing Occupation is not merely an event arising out of the 1967 war, but a continuation… Read more »

Israel's Quiet War

Posted 19th July 2012, by & filed under Forced Displacement, Israel 1948, Negev.

While Ehud Olmert and Abu Mazen were wheeling and dealing at Annapolis, several Israeli government ministries and security agencies were deploying their combined resources in a massive operation aimed at Israel’s southern Negev Desert. While the eyes of the world are on the West Bank and Gaza, Israel is in the middle of a campaign… Read more »

Rethinking Israel After Sixty Years

Posted 18th July 2012, by & filed under Israel 1948, Jeff Halper, matrix of control, Six-Day war, Two-state solution, Zionism.

Israeli Independence Day 2008, marking the sixtieth anniversary of the rise of the Jewish State, should be cause for sober reflection and reevaluation as well as celebration. Indeed, we Israeli Jews have much to celebrate. But something, it appears, is amiss. Israel’s 60 Year gala appeared exaggerated, the joy expressed through the blaring loudspeakers somewhat… Read more »