Israel & Palestine

Our Union Called for a Cease-Fire. It's About Our Students.
Why the membership of the Chicago Teachers Union voted overwhelmingly to support a cease-fire—and how we see ourselves as part of a larger labor movement for peace and justice.
Dave Stieber
التحولات التي شهدها مجتمع المسلمين في الولايات المتحدة بعد 20 عامًا من التاسع من أيلول وكيفية تجليها بعد السابع من تشرين الأول
إيمان عبد الهادي
A woman wearing a keffiyeh as a hijab looks ahead.
How U.S. Muslims Have Transformed in the 20 Years Since 9/11—and What It Means in the Wake of 10/7
Eman Abdelhadi
Comics Against Genocide
On Parenthood and Genocide
A new mother and scholar of forced displacement writes about Israel's mass murder of Palestinian children in Gaza. For this Mother's Day, she is calling for action.
Heba Gowayed
A man wearing glasses stands in front of a table full of rifles. He is surrounded by men, including some police officers.
Every Jew a .22 and MZ-4: The Path from Kahane to Ben-Gvir
The rise of far-right extremism in Israel is a long time coming, and it has deep roots in settler violence against Palestinians.
Natasha Roth-Rowland
Heba Zagout, We Will Not Forget You
Aya Ghanameh
Photo of a man with a greying beard cradling four large liter water bottles. There is a crowd of men and children behind him, some also holding water bottles.
In Gaza, Palestinians Are Running Out of Water and Tears
“I don’t know what it will take for the world to stop the Israeli genocide in Gaza.”
Yousef Aljamal
Shawn Fain stand behind a podium and microphones. He is wearing a blue UAW quarter-zip over a white collared shirt. Around him are Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.
Shawn Fain: “We Cannot Bomb Our Way to Peace.”
At a press conference in D.C. on December 14, UAW president Shawn Fain called for a cease-fire, alongside Democratic lawmakers and other labor leaders.
Shawn Fain
A group of people with banners and Palestinian flags stand outside a building in London. In the center of the photo, someone holds a sign that says, "Surprised by how controversial it is to be against apartheid and genocide."A banner in the background reads, in part, "Stop arming Israel."
Progressive Organizations Can't Stay Silent on Palestine
While many progressive leaders are horrified by the attacks on Gaza, a culture of fear keeps them from speaking up.
Saqib Bhatti and Anna Lefer Kuhn
Biden Is His Own Worst Enemy in 2024. Time for Someone Else.
In fumbling his response to Gaza, the President has redrawn the electoral map against himself—and the latest attempts to course correct won’t save him.
Gabriel Winant
Don’t Let the Flailing Center Box Out the Left’s Powerful Possibilities
Public fractures within Jewish communities provoked by Gaza genocide offer lessons—and paths forward—for progressives, Jewish and not.
Dania Rajendra and Rebecca Vilkomerson
The Christmas Truce of 1914 and the Demand for a Cease-Fire in Gaza
The World War I phenomenon should remind us of the urgency to end the mass killings—and to help us realize that a cease-fire to stop the violence is within reach.
Phyllis Bennis
A Long History of Antifascism Is Driving the Jewish Demand for Gaza Cease-Fire
Crystallizing the deep history of antifascist Jewish resistance, progressive Jews across the United States marked the final night of Chanukah by shutting down bridges in at least eight cities.
Sarah Jaffe
An image of Bernie Sanders in a suit and tie, briefly pausing on his walk to Senate chambers.
Bernie Sanders Has Finally Called for a Cease-Fire. Sort Of.
Prior to today's letter, the senator had urged for a “humanitarian pause.”
Mindy Isser
The cover of a book reads, “Dismantling Green Colonialism: Energy and Climate Justice in the Arab Region.” At the bottom of the cover, there’s a picture of women sitting down in a desert, one of them holding a megaphone. In front of the book, there’s a picture of Hamza Hamouchene with his arms crossed and of Manal Shqair smiling.
From Gaza to Atlanta, There is No Climate Justice on Occupied Land
An interview with Hamza Hamouchene and Manal Shqair on the militarization of climate politics
Ivonne Ortiz
This Chanukah Is a Time for Palestine Solidarity, From Fasting to Public Disruption
Remembering that Chanukah means “rededication,” as we light the candles each night, we can rededicate ourselves to solidarity with Palestine for the long haul.
Maya Schenwar
History Didn’t Begin on Oct. 7
Here’s what the press gets wrong on Palestine.
In These Times Editors and Hussein Ibish
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