Palestine/Israel Resources

The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine by Rashid Kahalidi. (Metropolitan Books, 2021)
Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the U.S. by Trita Parsi. (Yale University
Press, 2008)
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy by John Mearsheimer and Steven Walt. (Farrar, Straus and
Giroux, 2008)
The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood by Rashid Khalidi. (Beacon Press,
Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness by Rashid Khalidi. (Columbia
University Press, 1997)

Documentary Films 
Israelism (2023). When two young American Jews witness how Israel treats Palestinians, they become
conflicted as a deepening generational divide grows over modern Jewish identity.
Occupation of the American Mind (2016). The film reveals strategies Israel and its supporters have used to distort U.S. perceptions about the Israeli– Palestinian crisis for the last 50 years.
Peace, Propaganda, and the Promised Land (2004). This film provides a striking comparison of U.S. and
international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East.
MORE FILMS BY CATEGORY from Jewish Voice for Peace’s library. For the full list of 70+ films and guidelines on access, go to or email

For Better News Coverage and Analysis
– Democracy Now (daily news). Hosted in New York by Amy Goodman, a peace-oriented, sustainable-climate slant. Available on-line ( and on 1,400 radio and television stations.
– Al Jazeera English (daily news). The first English-language news channel with headquarters in the Middle East, it provides solid news and a richer variety of perspectives than other English-language networks do. It can be seen on many cable networks, as well as on internet and YouTube
– Quincy Institute (analysis). It describes itself as a “transpartisan action tank” that focuses on an American
foreign policy that engages the entire world, fostering peace and democracy and opposing war. (
– Chicago Area Peace Action, CAPA. In existence for nearly fifty years and affiliated with national Peace Action, it exists to encourage citizen activism in behalf of a world free of war, climate degradation, racism, poverty, and nuclear weapons. (


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