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Recommended Films

Posted on Feb 17, 2013 in Resources

Recommended Films

We recommend these films based in, or on the topic of, Israel and Palestine. BUDRUS The fight to save Budrus from destruction by Israel’s Separation Barrier. Success eludes them until his 15-year-old daughter, Iltezam, launches a womens contingent that quickly moves to the front lines. Struggling side by side, father and daughter unleash an inspiring, yet little-known, movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories that is still gaining ground today. In an action-filled documentary chronicling this movement from its infancy, Budrus shines a light on people who choose nonviolence. The...

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Recommended Books

Posted on Feb 17, 2013 in Resources

Recommended Books

We recommend these books on the situation in Palestine: The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine Ilan Pappe The West Bank Wall Ray Dolphin Broken Promises, Broken Dreams (Stories of Jewish & Palestinian Trauma & Resilience) Alice Rothchild An Israeli in Palestine: Resisting Dispossession, Redeeming Israel, 2008  Jeff Halper (J Halper is founder and director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions) Hamas B Milton-Edwards & Stephen Farrell

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YouTube Videos

Posted on Feb 10, 2013 in Resources

YouTube Videos

Looting the Holy Land (Al Jazeera) Especially significant for Sebastiya and its ancient ruins/archeological site, over which Palestinians have jurisdiction.   The General’s Son – Miko Peled Miko Peled is a peace activist who dares to say in public what others still choose to deny. Born in Jerusalem in 1961 into a well known Zionist family, his grandfather, Dr. Avraham Katsnelson was a Zionist leader and signer of the Israeli Declaration of Independence. His Father, Matti Peled, was a young officer in the war of 1948 and a general in the war of 1967 when Israel conquered the...

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