The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world's major sources of instability. Americans are directly connected to this conflict, and increasingly imperiled by its devastation.

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Israel-Gaza violence May 10 - May 21

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Israelis and Palestinians Killed
September 29, 2000 - Present

Israelis and Palestinians Injured
September 29, 2000 - Present

11,895 Israelis and 95,299 Palestinians have been injured since September 29, 2000.

Israelis and Palestinians Killed
by Rocket Attacks and Airstrikes, September 29, 2000 - Present

32 Israelis were killed in Palestinian rocket attacks and over 4,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes since September 29, 2000.

Daily U.S. Military Aid to Israel and the Palestinians
Fiscal Year 2020

During Fiscal Year 2020, the U.S. is providing Israel with at least $10.5 million per day in military aid and $0 in military aid to the Palestinians. (For information on expenditures on behalf of both populations, go here.)

UN Resolutions Targeting Israel and the Palestinians
1955 - 1992

Israel has been targeted by at least 77 UN resolutions and the Palestinians have been targeted by 1.

Current Number of Political Prisoners and Detainees

0 Israelis are being held prisoner by Palestinians, while 6,279 Palestinians are currently imprisoned by Israel.

Demolitions of Israeli and Palestinian Homes
1967 - Present

0 Israeli homes have been demolished by Palestinians and at least 48,488 Palestinian homes have been demolished by Israel since 1967.

Israeli and Palestinian Unemployment Rates

The Israeli unemployment rate is 5%, while the Palestinian unemployment in the West Bank is 17.7% and 42% in Gaza.

Current Illegal Settlements on the Other’s Land

Israel currently has 261 Jewish-only settlements and ‘outposts’ built on confiscated Palestinian land. Palestinians do not have any settlements on Israeli land.

What's Happening Now

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Associated Press misreports news about Gaza rocket into Israel

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Against Our Better Judgment


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Israel-Palestine Timeline

Israel-Palestine Timeline: The human cost of the conflict records photos and information for each person who has been killed in the ongoing violence.

Associated Press Double Standard in Israel-Palestine Reporting

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Interview with Alison Weir

In this short clip Alison talks about how she came to be aware of the Israel/Palestine conflict, America's role in it all, and about our ability and responsibility as U.S. citizens, to put an end to Israeli aggressions in the region. Full interview here

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