Normalization between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE): When “peace” is not a good thing – Jeff Halper

Posted August 18, 2020, 8:33 am by & filed under News.

The agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the UAE is being sold to us as “historic” and a positive development that will change the Middle East. Bahrain, Oman, Sudan and Saudi Arabia are said to be waiting in line. Peace always appears to be good, especially if it can help resolve the Arab-Israeli Conflict…. Read more »

Peter Beinart Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Jeff Halper, 13 July 2020

Posted July 13, 2020, 3:44 pm by & filed under News.

Israeli and Palestinian flags (illustrative).Credit: © Tonygers | Dreamstime.com   ICAHD’s Jeff Halper has had an opinion piece published in the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz, in response to the brouhaha generated by Peter Beinart’s two articles: “Yavne: A Jewish Case for Equality in Israel-Palestine,” published in Jewish Currents, and “I No Longer Believe in a Jewish… Read more »

Recording of ICAHD UK Webinar – Avi Shlaim in Conversation with Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian and Jeff Halper as they discuss settler colonialism and decolonisation – 8 July

Posted June 3, 2020, 5:11 pm by & filed under Events, News.

This webinar took place soon after Israel’s expected formal annexation of great swathes of the West Bank. As well as addressing the current reality on the ground, the bigger picture of settler colonialism versus occupation will be unpacked and there will be discussion about the move towards decolonisation. Avi Shlaim – Israeli historian, Emeritus Professor… Read more »

A Message For Nakba Day – Jeff Halper

Posted May 29, 2020, 3:59 pm by & filed under News.

Today, May 15th, is Nakba Day, the 72nd anniversary of the expulsion of about 750,000 Palestinians from their homes and homeland, in 1948. But there’s a feeling in the air this year of resurgence, of anticipation that this is not another anniversary, but that we are on the cusp of something new and dramatic in… Read more »

ICAHD UK Webinar: Clare Short in conversation with Jeff Halper and Awad Abdelfattah – Towards One Democratic State – 27 May, 5-6.15pm (UK)

Posted May 11, 2020, 12:32 pm by & filed under Events.

Photo: ICAHD – Clare Short at ICAHD UK Conference   Former Labour politician, Clare Short has worked internationally with non-governmental advocacy groups across the developing world and has had long-standing interest in Palestine/Israel. She will be conversation with Awad Abdelfattah from the Galilee and Jeff Halper from Jerusalem. Awad is a political writer and former… Read more »

ICAHD’s Jeff Halper responds to the agreement between Netanyahu and Ganz and the annexation plans

Posted April 29, 2020, 1:03 pm by & filed under News.

With the signing of an agreement with Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally got a government that gives him the two things he most coveted: immunity from prosecution in his three corruption cases, and a mandate to annex large swathes of the West Bank, Israel’s “settlement blocs,” finally expanding Israel’s borders from the… Read more »

‘One Democratic State in Palestine/Israel: It’s Time’ – A Presentation by Jeff Halper and Mohammad Sabaaneh

Posted January 7, 2020, 1:28 pm by & filed under Events, News.

Thursday 30 January at 7.30pm at the Friend’s Meeting House, Hill Street, Coventry CV1 4AN. Jointly sponsored by ICAHD UK and Coventry Friends of Palestine Free admission, retiring collection to cover costs   In this Powerpoint presentation, Jeff Halper and prominent Palestinian activist and award-winning political caracaturist Mohammad Sabaabeh argue that the Matrix of Control… Read more »

Jeff Halper Responds to the International Criminal Court (ICC) Decision to Investigate Potential War Crimes in the OPT

Posted December 21, 2019, 1:27 pm by & filed under Israeli Military Actions, News.

The regime of international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights is marvelous, comprehensive and well thought-out. The product of decades of conferences, negotiations, interactions between states and civil society, it has defined rights you didn’t even know you have. (Do you know it is a human right to live in a healthy, safe, aesthetic environment?)… Read more »