This Thursday was the official launch of Jeff Halper’s new book, “An Israeli in Palestine”, at a public event in Hampstead. Extra chairs had to be put out for the numbers of people who came to listen to Jeff in conversation with Jacqueline Rose, Professor of English Literature at Queen Mary College, University of London…. Read more »
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In another few days, I will sail on one of the Free Gaza movement boats from Cyprus to Gaza. The mission is to break the Israeli siege, an absolutely illegal siege which has plunged a million and a half Palestinians into wretched conditions: imprisoned in their own homes, exposed to extreme military violence, deprived of… Read more »
During the last week of June, Jeff Halper, Director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, visited London. While in the UK, he met with Parliamentarians from all the major parties, journalists, representatives from NGOs, people from the world of business as well as from the arts and ICAHD UK supporters. A special briefing for… Read more »
Read here about Jeff’s nomination for this most prestigious prize alongside the Palestinian Ghassan Andoni, co-founder of ISM Jeff Halper, founder and Coordinator of ICAHD, is a widely respected analyst of the Israel/Palestine situation as well as a leading Jewish activist.
While Mahmoud Abbas has demanded Palestine statehood at the UN, Israel has acted with its usual confident impunity by announcing 1,100 more housing units in East Jerusalem, in defiance of Palestinian conditions to hte Qurtet for resuming peace talks. Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said the Israeli decision amounted to “1,100 _nosa to the resumption… Read more »
The Jerusalem Post reported recently on the angry reaction of Mark Regev, prime minister Netanyahu’s spokesman, to the Spanish government’s funding of the ICAHD summer rebuilding camp this year, which was completed last month (see ICAHD website for volunteers’ reports. 42 young Spaniards joined the camp. Regev denounced the Spanish involvement, and accused Jeff Halper,… Read more »
The IDF iCivil Administrationi demolished water tanks and uprooted irrigation systems in the whole Beqaa Valley, next to the entrance to Kiryat Arba settlement, underneath iHar Sinai settlement, an area which suffers daily harassment by settlers, especially those riding on horseback through the familiesi lands. The community lost much good farmland for the building of… Read more »
Jeff Halper, Coordinator of ICAHD, who was brought up in the same town, at the same time, as a certain Robert Zimmerman, supplied the spray paint with which Roger Waters recently wrote graffiti on the Separation Wall at Bethlehem. The significance of ex-Pink Floyd star Waters’ action will only be lost on those who are… Read more »
Zionism, Settler Colonialism and the Case for One Democratic State
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A selection of the many reviews for Decolonizing Israel, Liberating Palestine
‘It is fashionable to say that the two-state solution to Israel-Palestine is dead. Jeff Halper thinks it was never born. In this brave, thought-provoking and highly original book, he presents both a searching critique of Zionist settler colonialism and a compelling case for one democratic state with equal rights for all its citizens’ — Avi Shlaim, Emeritus Professor of International Relations at Oxford and author of ‘The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World’ (Penguin, 2014)
‘Strikes at the core of the political revolution boiling under the surface in Israel/Palestine. Halper serves a generous helping of hope for anyone who cares about the future of this land’ – Shir Hever, political economist and author of ‘The Political Economy of Israel’s Occupation’ (Pluto Press, 2010)
‘Jeff Halper harnesses his extremely sharp and original mind alongside his prophetic voice to change the international debate. A gem for both the novice as well as the expert, his book offers a brilliant analysis of Israel’s colonial project and outlines what a decolonial horizon might look like’ –Neve Gordon, author of ‘Human Shields: A History of People in the Line of Fire’ (University of California Press, 2020)
A book by Jeff Halper, ICAHD co-founder and Director
Israeli anthropologist and activist Jeff Halper throws a harsh light on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the point of view of a critical insider.