Aug 25, 2015

Dahmash: No place like home

Back in the States: A Rebuilding Camp participant shares some thoughts on the way the “Jewish homeland” bars Palestinians like Ismail from their home.
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Debris from the houses demolished in April in the Palestinian-Israeli community of Dahmash still sat next to the newly, defiantly rebuilt dwellings. At one threshold, a welcome mat testified: “Home.”
The welcome for that house and its neighbors did not last long. All were re-demolished on August 4, a few

Aug 13, 2015

Heartbreaking, hopeful reflections on the 2015 Rebuilding Camp

I don’t remember collecting dimes for pine needles. The bright green leaves on the stamps were distinctly deciduous, one for each ten-cent donation I collected, until there were enough to summon up a whole tree. I imagined leafy groves festooned with brass plaques, and someday I would go to Israel and find the ones I had dedicated to my grandparents. Maybe pine trees stood in Alpine silhouette on the little blue Jewish National Fund … Read more

May 03, 2015

“Warnings” We Must Disregard

In recent days young Ethiopians in Israel have been taking to the streets to protest the police’ brutalization of their communities with impunity, and the complete silence about this systemic racism in Israel – from the government to the media to the rest of the country.
Ethiopians, the community most discriminated against within Jewish Israeli society, are talking about police violence. One of the protestors, when speaking to a journalist said: “It’s the same racism… Read more

Jul 29, 2015 11013211_938606789533148_1076437618178810060_o

Some study in Ramallah and Taybeh: Day Seven

Jul 28, 2015 Wall n background

Ahead of schedule: Day Six

Jul 25, 2015 Makhul rebuilding, July 2015

Day Five, in the Jordan Valley

Jul 23, 2015 Issa Amru of Youth Against Settlements, Hebron

Studying in the West Bank: Day Four

Jul 22, 2015 Demo Banner, 2015 rebuilding

A sketch of Day Three

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