Closed Erez Crossing point between Gaza and Israel

Significant Deterioration in the Economic and Humanitarian Situation in the Gaza Strip

In the last year alone, numerous events took place in Gaza, and in the region more broadly, that contributed to a significant deterioration in the economic and humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip. Israel tightened restrictions on movement and imposed punitive closures; reconciliation attempts between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority faltered, causing the PA to…

Soldiers of the IDF's Havatzelot training program for intelligence officers at the University of Haifa

“Academia for Equality” Protests Militarization of Israeli Universities

Academia for Equality, an Israeli left-wing organization with a membership of more than 400 university and college lecturers and professors, published the following open letter last week. We are writing on a matter concerning an attack on the principle of academic freedom in Israel. Israeli academia’s institutional collusion and complicity with the Israeli Defense Forces…

An "unauthorized" settlement in the occupied West Bank

Zandberg Committee Report Will Launder Theft of Palestinian Lands

A special, government-appointed task force dubbed the “Zandberg Committee” submitted its final report to the office of the Prime Minister in February of this year. The report is designed to provide the government with tools for retroactively authorizing (implementing “regularization”) for scores of Israeli outposts and neighborhoods illegally built without official government approval over the…