Posted April 26, 2014, by & filed under House Demolitions, News .

ICAHD, in conjunction with other human rights organisations and together with the Palestinian village council of Ad-Dirat- Al-Rfaiiya, near Hebron in the West Bank, has submitted a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court to remove the planning authority in Area C of the West Bank, including the authority to demolish Palestinian homes, out of the… Read more »

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Israeli activist Jeff Halper and academic Ilan Pappe had a clear message for delegates at the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) UK conference this weekend: the two state solution is dead, and the failure of the Kerry initiative is a moment of dangerous opportunity. With a focus on the theme of ‘Rising from the… Read more »

Posted April 11, 2014, by & filed under Beyond Zionism .

Itas time to bite the bullet. We of the critical (non/anti/post-Zionist) Israeli peace camp understand why a liberal Zionist organization like J Street could never consider, let alone accept, the end of the two-state solution. You say it yourselves: the end of the two-state solution is the end of Israel as a Jewish state; it… Read more »

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….That doesn’t mean they have given up trying. Thus ends Jeff Halper’s latest analysis of the virulent rate and spread of home demolitions within East Jerusalem, in the West Bank and displacement of Bedouins and others in the Jordan valley since 1967. In his latest analysis, “Demolishing homes, demolishing peace”, Halper, a Professor of Anthropology,… Read more »

Posted January 16, 2014, by & filed under News .

In the Sunday programme on BBC Radio 4 on January 5th, presenter Ed Stourton suggested to Revd Lucy Winkett, Rector of St James, Piccadilly, that the 26 foot replica wall installation outside her church, which hosted the Bethlehem Unwrapped festival, risked overwhelming the other aspects and messages of the festival. He was questioning whether it… Read more »