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An Open Letter to Jennifer Lopez

Dear Jennifer Lopez,  Congratulations on making tons of money at every single one of your dazzling shows, especially the one in Israel. I see you being happy and having fun, and I’m really happy for you!  But I’m sure you already know how much benefit your shows have for the countries you perform in. And…

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Swedish Peace Activist Denied Entry to Palestine by Israel

Earlier this month, Swedish peace activist Benjamin Ladraa was denied entry into Palestine by the Israeli government, after walking all the way from Sweden to Palestine. The walk took him approximately eleven months to complete, his goal to raise awareness about the Israeli military occupation in Palestine and the injustice and violence that’s being ravaged…

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The Truth About Al Nakba, the Palestinian Catastrophe

To begin with, the nakba did not begin in 1948 — its origins lie over two centuries ago. For Palestinians, 1948 marks the “nakba,” which literally translates to “catastrophe,” when hundreds of thousands were forced out of their homes; however, for Israelis, the same year marks the creation of their own state. The story began…