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Defenders of free speech and Palestinian human rights won a victory in the Massachusetts legislature today when a key committee refused to advance a bill that would have prevented the state government from signing contracts with those who support an economic boycott of Israel. The …

Film Screening: Roadmap to Apartheid

February 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Roadmap to Apartheid explores in detail the comparison between the Israeli occupation of Palestine and apartheid in South Africa. In addition to being a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa, this film also demonstrates why many Palestinians feel they …

Our country is exhausted from major wars in the Middle East but there are still daily reports of possible new wars, crises, and security threats. How did we get to this point? Based on first-hand experiences of the instructor as well as relevant readings and …

Israel’s 1967 (“Six Day”) War began what is now a 50-year occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. Twenty-four years ago in 1993, the Oslo Accords initiated a “peace process” based on the principle of exchanging land for peace, …

Israel’s 1967 (“Six Day”) War began what is now a 50-year occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. Twenty-four years ago in 1993, the Oslo Accords initiated a “peace process” based on the principle of exchanging land for peace, …

Racism and Human Rights in Israel/Palestine

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Panel Discussion Panelists Eve Spangler is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston College and the author of Understanding Israel/Palestine: Race, Nation, and Human Rights in the Conflict.  She defines her work as public sociology – work at the intersection of social research and social justice.  …

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