: The United States has decided to no longer deal with the Palestinian Authority (PA) as a diplomatic body, while Trump threatens to cut all support for the UN aid organization for Palestinian refugees. Now the US Embassy in Israel has moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Is the peace process over?
: The ongoing Palestinian return march, which began on March 30 and has gathered tens of thousands of Palestinians, is a message to Israel and the international community that the Palestinians uphold the demand for the right to return to their homeland.
Michael Burner: In Search of Israel. The History of an Idea
: May 14 this year marks the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the state of Israel. The historian Michael Brenner takes a closer look at the complex and sometimes contradictory basis for its existence.
Erika Cohn / Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander and Tamir Elterman: The Judge / Muhi – Generally Temporary
: By portraying a female Sharia judge in the West Bank and a Palestinian boy in an Israeli hospital, respectively, these two documentaries provide insight into some of the challenges Palestinians face.
: The BDS movement takes a new path in the more than 70-year-long conflict between Israel and Palestine. Based on non-violent principles, they try to pressure the occupying power to respect international law, human rights and adopted UN conventions. Should they receive the Nobel Peace Prize?
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