November 19, 2013--In London last week, the Middle East Monitor (MEMO) Palestine Book Awards granted Rashid Khalidi the 2013 Academic Prize for his recently released, Brokers of Deceit: How the US Undermined Peace in the Middle East.
Hear Prof. Rashid Khalidi speak about the Obama administration's track record on Middle East peace, and why successive US administrations have failed so dismally to reach a solution.
The Law in These Parts explores the Israeli military legal system in the Occupied Territories. Since Israel conquered the territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the 1967 War, the military has imposed thousands of orders and laws, established military courts, sentenced hundreds of thousands of Palestinians, enabled half a million Israeli "settlers" to move to the Occupied Territories and developed a system of long-term jurisdiction by an occupying army that is unique in the world.
Fourth Annual Interfaith Tree of Life Conference on Israel and Palestine
Hany Abu-Assad 2013, Palestinian Territories, Arabic with English subtitles, 96 minutes
Israeli soldiers, the young men and women in the army, know the truth of the occupation better than anyone-they are the people who carry it out.
A production by The Freedom Theatre of "The Island," by South African playwright Athol Fugard, with five performances in New York. Coming to New York as the conclusion of a four-state tour.