• Resources for Information about Israel - Palestine

    Check for periodic updates to these resources

    Brief Introductory Guides

    Maps

    • The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs maintains an interactive map that allows the user to see, among other things, the locations of current Israeli checkpoints in the West Bank. See also the OCHA January 2017 map, "West Bank Access Restrictions."
    Map of West Bank closures

    Internet Resources and Human Rights Organizations

    Films and Videos

    Books

    • Breaking the Silence. Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers’ Testimonies From the Occupied Territories. New York: Picador, 2012.
    • Ehrenreich, Ben. The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine. New York: Penguin Press, 2016.
    • Harris-Gershom, David. What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist who tried to Kill Your Wife?: A Memoir. London: One World, 2013.
    • Makdis, Sareei. Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation, New York: W.W. Norton, 2010.
    • Peled, Miko. The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine. Charlottesville, VA: Just World Books, 2012
    • Rosen, Brant. Wresting in the Daylight: A Rabbi’s Path to Palestinian Solidarity. Charlottesville, VA: Just World Books, 2012.
    • Rothchild, Alice. Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: Stories of Jewish & Palestinian Trauma & Resilience. London: Pluto Press, 2007.
    • Shehadeh, Raja. Palestinian Walks: Forays into a Vanishing Landscape. New York: Scribner, 2007.
    • Suad, Amiry. Sharon and My Mother-in-law: Ramallah Diaries. Norwell, MA: Anchor, 2006.
    • Tolan, Sandy. The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East. London: Bloomsbury, 2007.