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We Remember the Great War, While Palestinians Live It
Offbeat  (tags: history, Great War, Ottoman empire, Armistice, British rule, Battle of the Marne, Balfour Declaration, Palestine )

Fly
- 210 days ago - counterpunch.org
Not just the waterfalls of poppies and the familiar names Mons, the Somme, Ypres, Verdun, but the almost total silence about all those who died in the First World War ..
VIDEO: Palestinians Struggle to Keep Nakba Memories Alive in Tantura
Offbeat  (tags: Crimes against Humanity, village Tantura-Palestine, Ethnic Cleansing, Gaza, Israel, Land ownership, Land Theft, Militarism, Nakba, Occupation, Palestine, Refugees, Zionism )

Fly
- 398 days ago - thenational.ae
Its one of the only remaining structures of Tantura, a village once home to 1500 people about 24 kilometers south of Haifa, Israels third largest city
Palestinian Activist Family on Palestine Land Day
Offbeat  (tags: Palestine Land Day 1976, Galilee Development Project, land theft-annexations, stolen Palestinian land-resources,  Human interest, Israeli attacks, Non-violent action, Palestine, occupied Palestine, photos, americans, usa, news, interesting, culture, worl )

Fly
- 433 days ago - imemc.org
The events of the 1976 Palestine Land Day came after the confiscation of thousands of acres of Arab land within the boundaries of populated areas under the cover of the Galilee Development Project
From Jewish Ghettos to Palestinian Ghettos; Elias Khoury on His New Novel
Offbeat  (tags: Jewish ghettos to Palestinian ghettos, Europe, Russia, Interviews, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, ghettos )

Fly
- 475 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
After the Holocaust, in Israel, the survivors were degradingly called sabonim (soap). People would say that they did not fight back and that they âEUR~let themselves be taken to the slaughterhouse in silenceâEUR(TM)
'Worst View in the World': Banksy Opens Hotel Overlooking Bethlehem Wall
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, hotel, graffiti artist, Banksy, Bethlehem, Palestine, The Walled Off Hotel, Wall, art, museum, dialogue )

Evelyn
- 835 days ago - theguardian.com
British artist launches Walled Off hotel in hope of bringing Israeli tourists - and dialogue - to Bethlehem (although for Israelis this means breaking the law!) as well as others.
Banksy: The Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem, Palestine   video
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, hotel, Banksy, graffiti artist, The Walled Off Hotel, Bethlehem, Palestine )

Evelyn
- 835 days ago - youtu.be
British artist Banksy has created a boutique hotel, aptly named The Walled Off, in the Palestinian West Bank city of Bethlehem.
The Wanted 18 Cows, Economic Resistance, and Israel
Offbeat  (tags: animated film, Wanted 18, cows, resistance, Beit Sahour, true story, Palestine, Israel )

Evelyn
- 1289 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Wanted 18 illustrates three areas that Israel, as a colonial and occupying power, hates to see. These areas are: Palestinian sovereignty; resistance and mobilization, and self-reliance.
Kickflips Over Occupation (Video - DO WATCH)   video
Offbeat  (tags: Skateboarding, SkatePal, Kickflips Over Occupation, constructive, off-beat, Palestine, Israel, occupation, youth )

Evelyn
- 1354 days ago - vimeo.com
Kickflips Over Occupation is a project set out to document the newly emerged skate scene in Palestine's West Bank & highlight how adolescents & youth are using skateboarding as a positive tool to overcome the ailments of the Israeli military occupation
The NBA's First Palestinian? Sani Sakakini's Remarkable Basketball Odyssey
Offbeat  (tags: Sani Sakakini, basketball, Palestine, Asian Championship, sport )

Evelyn
- 1412 days ago - theguardian.com
The Palestinian territories' first professional basketball player has travelled the world during his career - and wants to bring hope to his homeland
A 'Musical Intifada' in the West Bank Criss-Crossing a Traumatized Land With Young, Palestinian Musicians
Offbeat  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, musicians, musical intifada, off-beat, performance, checkpoints, classical )

Evelyn
- 1461 days ago - zocalopublicsquare.org
It is hardly surprising that a nonviolent movement of Palestinians & their overseas supporters to confront Israel has grown stronger in recent years. The movement is diverse, its approach varies, but its shared tactics include BDS, shaming artists, etc
Japanese Technology Revives Production of Delicious Palestinian Watermelons
Offbeat  (tags: government, goodnews, middle-east, palestine, Japan, watermelons, sweet, cooperation )

Naoko
- 1490 days ago - mainichi.jp
Palestinian National Authority Minister for Agriculture Shawqi Al-Aissa, right, and Japan's special representative for Palestinian affairs Takeshi Okubo, left, try fresh watermelon in the West Bank village of Ein al-Beida, on May 18, 2015.
Did Pope Francis Whitewash a Terrorist?
Offbeat  (tags: PA, Abbas, Pope Francis, terrorist, terrorism, Palestine, Israel )

Gillian
- 1491 days ago - algemeiner.com
AbbasâEUR(TM)s career as a merchant of death rather than an angel of peace stretches all the way back to the early 1970s. According to Abu Daoud, the Mastermind of the 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre that left 11 Israeli athletes murdered, Abbas funded the
Diyar Dance Theatre 2009 - 2014   video
Offbeat  (tags: Diyar Dance Theatre, Rami Khader, Palestine, Bethlehem, interesting, performance, constructive social change )

Evelyn
- 1511 days ago - youtu.be
Diyar, founded by Rami Khader, is a dance company that blends Dabke (folkloric dance) with western contemporary dance using creative performance art training to inspire young Palestinians to proactively advocate for constructive social change.
Israeli Portrait of Rose-Tinted Past Gives Way to Rage at Settlers
Offbeat  (tags: settlements, lies. history, Palestine, British Mandate, occupation, racism-zionism, wall, discrimination, Israel, Israeli Palestinians, Christians, Ottoman Empire, Palestinian culture-history, erasure, Arabs, education, literature, truthtelling, Nakba )

Fly
- 1539 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Jerusalem, he notes, is said in schoolbooks to have Christians and Muslims but no reference to Palestinians is made.
Liberation Graphics: Interview With Dan Walsh of the Palestine Poster Project Archives   video
Offbeat  (tags: Art, posters, Palestine Poster Project Archives, Palestine, Israel, Zionist, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Un, Memory of the World program, Institute for Palestine Studies )

Evelyn
- 1586 days ago - youtu.be
The standard is simple: any poster in any language from any time period and any source with the word Palestine is added. From the earliest known poster, an 1898 French tourism poster illustrating Bethlehem, to Zionist posters in the 1920s and '30s, to ..
 

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