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 »
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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.
3 November 2023 – for immediate release The term “genocide” was formulated by the Jewish-Polish lawyer Raphael Lemkin against the backdrop of the Holocaust. It was codified as a crime under international law in the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention). The definition of genocide, as set out in… Read more »
We’ve pulled together a range of films and video clips that feature the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolition’s analysis of Israel’s settler colonialism, and the situation facing Palestinian people and their Israeli and international supporters. Please do watch and share with other audiences. Please visit and subscribe to our YouTube Channel to view more videos.
Palestinian Liberation: Where are we in the struggle & what is the role of the international solidarity community The 2023 ICAHD UK Conference was held at Amnesty International’s UK Headquarters in Shoreditch, London on Saturday 30 September 2023 and despite a national rail strike and illness, there was a good audience, both in-person and… Read more »
9 November 2023 There seems to be a lot of controversy over the phrase “From the River to the Sea” regarding Palestine. “Pro-Israeli” supporters see it as a call to eliminate the state of Israel — which it is in a way, but not in the genocidal way they intend. Historic Palestine in fact extended… Read more »
9 November 2023 By Jeff Halper Even while the destruction of Gaza and its people goes on unchecked by the international community, and particularly by the United States and its G-7 allies, we must begin focusing on the day after. Everyone agrees that the Hamas operation of October 7th has fundamentally changed the political game… Read more »
2 November 2023 The term “genocide” was formulated by the Jewish-Polish lawyer Raphael Lemkin against the backdrop of the Holocaust. It was codified as a crime under international law in the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention). The definition of genocide, as set out in Article 2 of the… Read more »