This week: In a testimonial from the occupied West Bank, Mohammad Matar, an employee at the Palestinian Authority, shares his account of a brutal attack at the hands of Israeli settlers. In a new report, senior reporter Alex Kane lays out the formidable obstacles facing Palestinian rights activists as they aim to pressure Democrats to call for a ceasefire. And fellow Jonathan Shamir charts the unprecedented crackdown on pro-Palestine activism across Europe.
In an episode of our On the Nose podcast, editor-in-chief Arielle Angel talks to Michael Sfard, Sally Abed, and Yair Wallach about the state of the Israeli left in the aftermath of October 7th. We are also sharing a poem by Dionne Brand, “prologue for now – Gaza,” introduced by culture editor Claire Schwartz.
Amid efforts to criminalize chants of “from the river to the sea,” we are sending Yousef Munayyer’s 2021 piece explaining the meaning of the much-maligned slogan.
Arielle Angel speaks with Michael Sfard, Sally Abed, and Yair Wallach about the Israeli left’s experience of October 7th and its aftermath.
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