The starting point for anyone wanting to grasp the realities faced by Jerusalem’s Palestinians
Palestinians comprise nearly half the population of Jerusalem and have built, and shaped, the city for centuries, yet their stories are rarely told.
The erased and all-too-often forgotten violent history of how West Jerusalem came to be
Jerusalem is known as an open, international, “city of peace.” For millions of Palestinians, however, it is a closed, virtually unreachable, city.
Israel's Separation Wall, called al-jidar by Palestinians, has drastically reshaped the geopolitical fabric of Jerusalem.
Most Palestinian Jerusalemites have a legal status that is unique in the world: Although they are indigenous, they are stateless.
Mohammed El-Kurd gives a stirring speech at the United Nations on November 29, 2021, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
Closure is not only imposed on Palestinian access to the city of Jerusalem as a whole; it is also imposed on Palestinian access to their own neighborhoods—in this case, Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem.
What does Jerusalem mean to Palestinians who identify as Jerusalemites? We posed this question to more than a dozen Jerusalemites worldwide.