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“I Am Arab Israeli”

“I am Arab-Israeli.” This is the first statement Majda tells me when I speak with her about her unique experience as an Israeli by passport, but a Palestinian by heart.

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PJALS rally calls for U.S. to cease military support of Israel

The attention of those ogling the polished, classic cars on display in downtown Spokane Thursday evening was interrupted when dozens of people waving Palestinian flags and shaking “no war” signs marched their way to the offices of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Sen. Patty Murray to show opposition U.S. military aid supporting Israel's bombing of civilians in Gaza.

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Israel-Palestine and the Elusive Peace

One day, he told me he was from Bethlehem in Palestine. He started to tell me about what life was like in Palestine: clean water was scarce, poverty was endemic, military checkpoints degraded and humiliated people, settler roads cut the occupied territories up and made it impossible for people like him to travel, he had to go through Jordan when visiting home because he would be detained if he tried to return through Israel.

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