Hala Alyan's 'Salt Houses' is a family saga, although even the word 'saga' may be overly grand, since none of its characters are the makers of history: They are history’s victims.
Nakba Day, which was observed this week, marks the 69th year of the Palestinian nation’s disaster, but also of its dignity, capabilities and strength
Bill would cut funds for universities that allow Israel's Independence Day to be marked as a day of mourning on their campuses
The university allows events marking the Palestinians’ catastrophe when Israel declared independence, but says phrases like 'ethnic cleansing' breach the terms of tolerance
March to remember the Nakba – what the Palestinians call their uprooting during the 1948 conflict when Israel declared independence – takes place amid a hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners
Route moved westward from site of destroyed pre-1948 village; organizers say new route will better accommodate expected number of participants
Despite withdrawal of invitation to Zochrot, other peace organization will show films at the festival in the north
To obtain funding, filmmakers working with the Rabinovich Foundation must declare their films won't present Independence Day as a day of mourning or insult symbols of the state.
For 18 years, the March of Return has taken place in parallel with Israel's Independence Day celebrations, but this year police say they don't have enough resources to secure the event.
The suspension of Samah Watad proves that Israeli society is unable to embrace the complex experience of Palestinians who are Israeli citizens.