May 28, 2021—The recent explosion of Palestinian resistance to Israeli occupation and oppression, as well as to legalized discrimination against Arab citizens of Israel, has sparked some solidarity from Israeli Jews. While modest, this response points in the right direction.
In Response to Israeli Barbarism, Palestinian Resistance Bursts onto World Scene
May 21, 2021—For the first time in 16 years, the Palestinian struggle for self-determination and for an end to Israeli occupation and oppression has exploded again into the center of world politics.
There Is No Sideline: In Solidarity with the Palestinian Freedom Struggle
This statement was issued by Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) on May 14, 2021. JVP describes itself as “a national, grassroots organization inspired by Jewish tradition to work for a just and lasting peace according to principles of human rights, equality, and international law for all the people of Israel and Palestine.”
‘Palestinians Everywhere United Against Israeli Brutality’
These are major excerpts of a May 14, 2021, interview with Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now. The news broadcast also included a second panelist, Rasheed Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Columbia University, New York.