For the first time, the United Nations will mark the commemoration of the displacement of 750,000 Palestinians from their homes in 1948.
A series of poor decisions in the face of Jewish manoeuvring led to the end of the British mandate in Palestine and the creation of the Israeli state.
Calls have erupted to cancel two writers from Adelaide Writers’ Week – including from South Australia’s Opposition leader. Why? And are they justified? Denis Muller weighs the evidence.
A decision to bulldoze the home belonging to the family of a man accused of killing seven people outside a synagogue in East Jerusalem has sparked questions over the legality of Israeli policy.
Coming of age stories in young adult and graphic novels can provide ways of thinking about a seemingly intractable conflict.
Israel’s longest serving and most politically resilient prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, returns to government with a new coalition, partnering with extreme-right parties. It could be his undoing.
Puma’s support for Israeli football teams in the occupied Palestinian territories goes against FIFA’s rules.
A specialist in conflict-affected food and farming visits the Gaza Strip.
The caves now serve as important safe spaces in an area designated ‘Firing Zone 918’ by Israel, as residents describe a growing wave of forced evictions and building demolitions.
The documentary, Tantura, has raised difficult questions about the foundation of Israel and the Palestinian Nakba.
The West isn’t exactly diligent about following international rules of law. It conveniently ignores or sidesteps global rules-based order when it’s convenient.
In trying to present violent events in ‘neutral’ language, media reports may be ignoring power imbalances when it comes to Israeli police or military violence against Palestinian civilians.
The power of the hunger strike lies in its utter simplicity. Anyone can choose to forego eating, even when living under extremely restricted conditions.
How the Israeli authorities are using planning laws to expropriate Palestinian land in East Jerusalem.
Interfaith, peacebuilding and what can happen when people of different faiths work together.
Plus, why sarcasm is so difficult for children to understand – and how to help them. Listen to episode 23 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
This history of Israel and Palestine is complicated. One land, two names. Those on each side claim the land as theirs, under their chosen name.
Violence in Gaza has once again brought the Labor Party’s conflicted position on Israel and Palestine to the fore.
The plight of residents in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem highlights a history of Palestinians’ claims to land being ignored, argues a scholar of the Ottoman Empire.
Israeli politics are entering a new chapter. Here’s what to expect from the coalition government forming to oust longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.