The Impact of the Conflict
on Daily Life

Firsthand Reports

The Wall | Checkpoints | Curfews | Discrimination Vs. Coexistence
Collective Punishment/Terrorism | Invasions | Family Life | Water

First-Hand Reports
The Wall | Checkpoints | Curfews | Discrimination Vs. Coexistence
Collective Punishment/Terrorism | Invasions | Family Life

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.

History of the Israel Lobby

Alison Weir's book Against Our Better Judgement: How the U.S. was used to create Israel brings together meticulously sourced evidence to outline the largely unknown history of U.S.-Israel relations.

Buy it on Amazon, and visit the book website for reviews, more ordering options, and upcoming author events.

Information largely missing from U.S. news reports. Read the Blog

The Wall
Israel's wall and towers snakes through Palestinian land.

Israel is building a separation barrier through Palestinian towns, villages, and farmland. Fact Sheet | Articles

Palestinians wait at a checkpoint.

Israel has constructed hundreds of checkpoints and roadblocks on Palestinian land, which restrict all movement, even to school, work, and hospitals. Fact Sheet | Articles

A small girl peers out from begind a wire fence.

The Israeli military often puts entire towns under ‘curfew.’ This means that no one may leave there home until the curfew is lifted. Fact Sheet | Articles

Discrimination Vs. Coexistence
Detained Palestinians face the wall.

Evidence indicates that coexistence is possible if the current imbalance of power and policies of discrimination are overturned. Fact Sheet | Articles

Collective Punishment/Terrorism
An old woman cries into her hand.

Americans almost never hear about many of the disturbing tactics that make this conflict so bloody and seemingly intractable. moreFact Sheet | Articles

Tanks kick up dust as they enter Gaza.

Every so often there is a full-scale invasion into a Palestinian town, city, or entire region. Fact Sheet | Articles

Family Life
A family smiles for the camera.

This conflict has a deeply devastating impact on family life. Fact Sheet | Articles

Water is an extremely limited resource in the Middle East.

Limited water exacerbates the conflict. Israelis receive five times as much water per person as Palestinians. Fact Sheet | Articles

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