Israel Palestine

The Gaza Nakba demonstrations this week have done nothing to advance the situation of Palestinian refugees, nor did they provide relief to the people of Gaza, who dwell in an open-air prison, hemmed in and oppressed at every turn.
An elderly Palestinian man falls on the ground after being shot by Israeli troops during a deadly protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on May 14. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel celebrates the inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Kevin Clarke May 17, 2018
The willingness to rush the border fence despite the I.D.F.’s overwhelming firepower is a testimony to the despair of the people living in Gaza.
Israelis wave national flags outside the Old City's Damascus Gate, in Jerusalem, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Israel is marking the 51st anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Liel Leibovitz May 14, 2018
Most Israelis realize that the land, ultimately, belongs not to any one side but to God.
A wounded Palestinian is evacuated at the Israel-Gaza border during a protest against the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem May 14. (CNS photo/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa, Reuters)
The priest said although parishes in the Holy Land tell their parishioners to resist occupation by educating themselves and preparing for the future, people in Gaza see no future.
"If I dwell on the future, it is too depressing....There is no future in maintaining a conflict."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presents material on Iranian nuclear weapons development during a press conference in Tel Aviv, Monday, April 30 2018. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Benjamin Netanyahu deserves no hearing on the Iranian agreement until Israel goes public about its own nuclear program.