Posts Tagged ‘jarrah’

Sheikh Jarrah residents reject ‘oppressive’ agreement with settlers

The residents of Sheikh Jarrah announced on Tuesday that they were rejecting a proposal by the Israeli Supreme Court that would have made them “protected tenants” in their own homes, paving the way for the future displacement of their families by Israeli settlers.  After failing to rule against the families’ appeal against their evictions earlier […]

Sheikh Jarrah residents refuse to pay rent to settler groups 

Palestinian families facing eviction from their homes in Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood today turned down an Israeli court’s offer to provide them ‘protected residence’ status, saying that if they pay rent to the settler organisation which claims the land on which their homes are built, their properties will not be demolished, a member of one […]

Blinken: ‘Sheikh Jarrah could lead to war, situation not ready for peace’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday expressed his concerns about the expulsion of Palestinian families from Sheikh Jarrah and increasing tension at Al-Aqsa Mosque, fearing that this could lead to a new war. Speaking to Israeli Walla! news website, Blinken stated that the US understands the necessity to return Israeli soldiers captive in […]

Sheikh Jarrah’s Activists Muna, Muhammed El-Kurd Make TIME Top 100 List

September 16, 2021 Mohammed and Muna el-Kurd. (Photo: via Twitter) Time magazine has named Palestinian twins and activists, Muna and Muhammed El-Kurd of Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem in its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The magazine said Muna and her twin brother Muhammed have become symbols […]

Sheikh Jarrah: Israeli Court Wants Palestinian Homeowners to Pay ‘Rent’ to Jewish Settlers

August 2, 2021 Palestinian and Israeli activists protest against house evictions in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. (Photo: via Activestills.org) Israel’s Supreme Court today offered Palestinian residents of the occupied Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood ‘protected residence’ status, saying that if they pay rent to the settler organization which claims the land on which their […]

Israeli Supreme Court tells Sheikh Jarrah residents to ‘reach agreement’ with settlers trying to displace them

The Israeli Supreme Court deferred its decision on the forcible removal of the four Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah on Monday, following months of protests and international pressure to stop the displacement of Palestinians from the East Jerusalem neighborhood.  In the long-awaited court hearing on Monday, the court refused to rule on the status of […]

20 Palestinians Injured As Zionist Settlers Attack Sheikh Jarrah Neighborhood

Posted on June 22, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians Source By Staff, Agencies At least 20 Palestinians were injured while defending themselves when Zionist settlers and ‘security’ forces stormed the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east al-Quds on Monday night, the Palestinian Red Crescent reported. Additionally, four other Palestinians were detained by the occupation forces overnight, KAN News […]

Zionist Ethnic Cleansing in Sheikh Jarrah Neighborhood and the Silwan Village

19/06/2021 By Dr. Zuhair Sabbagh | June 19, 2021 In order to understand the issue of ethnic cleansing carried out by the Zionist entity and its tools in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in colonized Jerusalem, we must not address it in the Zionist colonial settler context because it lacks scientific credibility. In order to solve […]

 Remember the Name – Sheikh Jarrah

Places have left their mark in the historical narrative – Lidice, where the Nazis, in the late spring of 1942, executed 173 men from the Czech village in reprisal for the assassination of Deputy of Bohemia and Moravia, Reinhard Heydrich; Wounded Knee, where, on December 29, 1890, a dispute between soldiers from the Seventh U.S. Cavalry Regiment […]

The Palestinian Resistance & Sheikh Jarrah

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer We usually publish a new podcast every two weeks or so. But as events in Palestine continue to develop we’re bringing you this special episode in collaboration with the Groundings podcast and friend-of-the-site Devyn Springer. Devyn is a cultural worker, community […]

Palestinians under attack from Sheikh Jarrah to Gaza & Human Rights Watch says Israel is guilty of apartheid

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer Last Friday, as the holy month of Ramadan came to a close, Israeli forces stormed the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City. Mondoweiss’ Palestine correspondent, Yumna Patel reported that: The height of the violence took place inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque […]

Sheikh Jarrah: What Is Happening And How You Can Take Action Now

Above photo: Active Stills. Watching apartheid Israel’s bloody crushing of popular Palestinian protests in Sheikh Jarrah calls us to action. We have proven before our collective power in the form of #BDS. Here are 9 actions you can take to fight Israeli impunity and #SaveSheikhJarrah. Over the last number of weeks and days Palestinian protests to #SaveSheikhJarrah, in occupied East […]

Sheikh Jarrah: Zionism distilled to its purest expression

This article was originally published in Arabic at Awan. Western journalists, always mindful of the limits imposed by the ruling class, have a million ways of minimizing or mystifying Israeli brutality in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, where several Palestinian families are set to be expelled to make way for Jewish settlers.  It’s not […]

Sheikh Jarrah resident: ‘We don’t raise our children to hate. It’s reality that promotes hatred’

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Muna is Palestine, Yakub is Israel: The Untold Story of Sheikh Jarrah

There are two separate Sheikh Jarrah stories – one read and watched in the news and another that receives little media coverage or due analysis. The obvious story is that of the nightly raids and violence meted out by Israeli police and Jewish extremists against Palestinians in the devastated East Jerusalem neighborhood. For weeks, thousands […]

The Weeknd shares Instagram posts protesting Sheikh Jarrah eviction

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Mainstream reports on Palestinian resistance in Sheikh Jarrah are unsurprisingly biased — but the ‘NY Times’ smuggles in some truths

It comes as no surprise that the U.S. (and British) mainstream media are ignoring or distorting the big and growing Palestinian resistance to evictions in the occupied Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. But there is a sign of hope, as the New York Times correspondent did sneak some fairness into his report.  The mainstream media’s […]

A new generation of Palestinians will not abandon Sheikh Jarrah

Four Palestinian families are dauntlessly protesting their imminent forced expulsion from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem – homes where they have lived for decades. If the Israeli Supreme Court decides in favor of Israeli settlers, and if the petition the families filed with the Supreme Court is denied, the ownership […]

Jerusalem clashes: How Palestinians rallied behind Sheikh Jarrah

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Israel’s Critics Are Right: “Sheikh Jarrah” Exemplifies the Arab-Israeli Conflict

This past week anti-Israel forces have been in overdrive over the Jerusalem District Court’s decision authorizing the eviction of certain Arab families from homes in the “Sheikh Jarrah” neighborhood of Jerusalem. These critics have aggressively railed against Israel on social media and even started a trending hashtag, “SaveSheikhJarrah,” all while claiming that what is happening […]

Israeli court says Sheikh Jarrah residents must ‘reach agreement’ with the settlers trying to evict them

Dozens of Palestinians in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, who were set to be forcibly removed from their homes on Sunday, May 2, were given four more days by the Israeli Supreme Court to “reach an agreement” with the Israeli settlers that are attempting to take over their homes. In a hearing […]

‘It is a Nakba’: Campaign to save Sheikh Jarrah builds momentum as forced displacement looms

In a matter of just two weeks, six Palestinian families, numbering 27 people, will be thrown out of their homes and into the street, and replaced with Israeli settlers.  The fate of the families from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem is essentially set in stone: an Israeli district court rejected their appeal […]

Save Sheikh Jarrah: The online campaign giving hope to Palestinian refugees in East Jerusalem

Residents of Karm al-Jaouni live under the threat of forcible eviction that would see them replaced by Israeli settlers Nabil al-Kurd, a long-time resident of Karm al-Jaouni, stands next to a wall graffitied with “We will not leave” in Arabic (MEE/Aseel Jundi) By Aseel Jundi in Sheikh Jarrah Published date: 22 March 2021 16:06 UTC  At first glance, everything […]

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