Deir Yassin Remembered

Institute of Palestine Studies

Palestine Remembered



Human and legal rights:




Human Rights Watch

Physicans for Human Rights Israel

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Occupied Palestinian Territories

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East


Alternative media sources:


Electronic Intifada

Foundation for Middle East Peace

Jerusalem Quarterly

Middle East Research and Information Project


Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs

Palestine Monitor

The Alternative Information Center



American Federation of Ramallah-Palestine: Project Hope

American Jews for a Just Peace

Anarchists Against the Wall

BDS Movement

Coalition of Women for Peace –

Gush Shalom

Interfaith Peace Builders

Jewish Voice for Peace

Just Vision

Machsom Watch

Middle East Children’s Alliance

MIFTAH (The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy) –

New Profile

Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

Peace Now

Rabbis for Human Rights

Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace & Justice

Rebuilding Alliance

Refuser Solidarity Network


Seruv, Courage to Refuse

Stolen Beauty


Tent of Nations: People Building Bridges

The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions


U.S. Campaign to End the Occupation

Who Profits

Youth Against Settlements


Recommended Readings:

Abu-Lughod, Ibrahim, editor, Transformation of Palestine: Essays on the Origin and Development of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Northwestern University Press, 1971

Abuelaish, Izzeldin, I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity, Walker & Company, 2011

Achcar, Gilbert, The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives, Metropolitan Books, 2009

Adelfang, Osie Gabriel, Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation, Whole World Press, 2010

Amiry, Suad, Sharon and My Mother-in-Law, Ramallah Diaries, Pantheon Books, 2004

Barghouti, Omar, Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights, Haymarket Books, 2011

Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin, Original Sins: Reflections on the History of Zionism and Israel, Pluto Press, 1991

Benvenisti, Meron, Conflicts and Contradictions: One of Israel’s Leading Commentators Reflects on Israel, the Arabs and the West Bank, Villard Books, 1986

Bishara, Amahl A., Back Stories: U.S. News Production & Palestinian Politics, Stanford University Press, 2013

Braverman, Mark, Fatal Embrace: Christians, Jews, and the Search for Peace in the Holy Land, Synergy Books, 2010

Morris, Benny, Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, 1881-2001, Vintage Books, 2001

Carey, Roane and Jonathan Shanin, editors, The Other Israel, The New Press, 2002

Carter, Jimmy, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, Simon and Schuster, 2006

Cook, Jonathan, Blood and Religion: The Unmasking of the Jewish and Democratic State, Pluto Press, 2006

Cook, Jonathan, Disappearing Palestine: Israel’s Experiments in Human Despair, Zed Books, 2008

Chacham, Ronit, Breaking Ranks: Refusing to Serve in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Other Press, 2003

Cypel, Sylvain, Walled: Israeli Society at an Impasse, Other Press, 2006

Ellis, Marc, Israel and Palestine – Out of the Ashes, the Search for Jewish Identity in the Twenty-first Century, Pluto Press, 2002

Elon, Amos, The Israelis: Founders and Sons,Penguin, 1983

Enderlin, Charles, The Lost Years: Radical Islam, Intifada, and Wars in the Middle East 2001-2006, Other Press, 2006

Filc, Dani, Circles of Exclusion: The Politics of Health Care in Israel, Cornell University, 2009

Finkelstein, Norman, The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering, Verso, 2001

Golan-Agnon, Daphna, Next Year in Jerusalem, The New Press, 2005

Gorenberg, Gershom, The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967–1977, Times Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2006

Grondahl, Mia, Hope and Despair, Life in the Palestinian Refugee Camps, The American University in Cairo Press, 2003

Grossman, David, The Yellow Wind: With a New Afterword by the Author, New York, Picador, 2002

Grossman, David, Death as a Way of Life, Israel Ten Years After Oslo, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2003

Hagopian, Elaine, editor, Civil Rights in Peril: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims, Haymarket Books and Pluto Press, 2004

Halper, Jeff, An Israeli in Palestine: Resisting Dispossession, Redeeming Israel, Pluto Press, 2008

Horowitz, Adam and Ratner, Lizzy and Weiss, Philip, editors, The Goldstone Report: The Legacy of the Landmark Investigation of the Gaza Conflict, Nation Books,2011

Hass, Amira, Drinking the Sea at Gaza: Days and Nights in a Land Under Siege,An Owl Book, Henry Holt and Co., 2000

Karmi, Ghada, In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story, Verso, 2004

Khalidi, Rashid, The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood, Beacon Press, 2006

Khalidi, Walid, editor, All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948, Institute for Palestine Studies,2006

Kovel, Joel, Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine, Pluto Press, 2007

Kushner, Tony and Alisa Solomon, editors, Wrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Grove Press, 2003

LeBor, Adam, City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa, W.W. NortonCompany, 2007

Levy, Gideon, The Punishment of Gaza, Verso, 2010

Mearsheimer, John J. and Walt, Stephen, The Israel Lobby and U. S. Foreign Policy, Farrar. Straus and Giroux, 2007

Meital, Yoram, Peace in Tatters: Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006

Neslen, Arthur, Occupied Minds: A Journey through the Israeli Psyche, Pluto Press, 2006

Pappe, Ilan, The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1947–1951, I. B. Tauris, 1994

Pappe, Ilan, A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples, Cambridge University Press, 2004

Pappe, Ilan, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, One World, 2008

Pappe Ilan, The Forgotten Palestinians: A History of the Palestinians in Israel, Yale University Press, 2011

Pearlman, Wendy, Occupied Voices: Stories of Everyday Life from the Second Intifada, Nation Books, 2003

Reinhart, Tanya, Israel/Palestine: How to End the War of 1948,Seven Stories Press, 2005

Reinhart, Tanya, The Road Map to Nowhere: Israel/Palestine Since 2003, Verso, 2006

Rabinowitz, Dan and Abu-Baker, Khawla, Coffins on Our Shoulders: The Experience, of the Palestinian Citizens of Israel, University of California Press, 2005

Rothchild, Alice, Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: Stories of Jewish & Palestinian Trauma & Resilience, Pluto Press, 2010

Sa’id, Ahmad H. and Abu-Lughod, Lila, Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory, Columbia University Press, 2003

Said, Edward, The Question of Palestine, Vintage, 1992

Sand, Shlomo, The Invention of the Jewish People, Verso, 2009

Sand, Shlomo, The Invention of the Land of Israel From Holy Land to Homeland, Verso, 2012

Segev, Tom, 1949 The First Israelis, The Free Press, 1986

Segev, Tom, The Seventh Million, the Israelis and the Holocaust, Hill and Wang, 1993

Seikaly, May, Haifa: Transformation of an Arab Society, 1918-1939, I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2002

Shapira, Avraham, editor, The Seventh Day: Soldiers’ Talk about the Six-Day War, Scribner, 1971

Shehadeh, Raja, Samed: Journal of a West Bank Palestinian, Franklin Watts, 1984

Shehadeh, Raja, Strangers in the House: Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine, Penguin, 2003

Stone, Isidor F., Underground to Palestine: And Reflections Thirty Years Later, Hutchinson, 1978

Tolan, Sandy, The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East, Bloomsbury, 2006

Warschawski, Michel, Towards an Open Tomb: The Crisis of Israeli Society, Monthly Review Press, 2004

Warschawski, Michel, On the Border, South End Press, 2005

Winslow, Philip, Victory For Us Is To See You Suffer: In the West Bank with the Palestinians and the Israelis, Beacon Press, 2007

Zertal, Idith, Israel’s Holocaust and the Politics of Nationhood, Cambridge University Press, 2005