Based on his 2020 book, The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance 1917-2017, Professor Khalidi will lay out a framework for understanding the conflict over Palestine.
On Thursday 15 February 2022, the Israeli Ministry of Justice informed the family of the martyr Muhammad Kiwan Mahamid that it decided to close the investigation file against the police officer who killed their son “due to the lack of evidence.”
On July 21st, the Mossawa Center hosted the Socio-Economic Development Conference in the historical Naftali Building of Tel Aviv University to address national inequality and discrimination in the state’s budgeting.
The economic development conference highlighted the potential of Palestinian - Arab youth for future economic relief, as well as the significance of integrating them into the country's social and vocational concerns.
One of the highlights of the economic development conference focused on the role of Arab local authorities in ensuring sustainable economic growth in their communities, as well as the importance of industrial zones in boosting local revenue and stimulating economic development.
Nof Hagalil, a Jewish locality right next to Nazareth, has a population of 45 thousand and 8 planned train stations, while Nazareth - the largest Palestinian Arab locality in Israel - has 80 thousand residents and only 2 planned train stations.
“Where's the rest of the proposed budget? We have been promised six billion NIS and only given 1 billion NIS. Where’s the rest?” remarked Mossawa Center Executive Director Suha Salman Mousa at the conference.
On August 5th, the Mossawa Center, in cooperation with the Forum against Racism, held a training workshop on activism in media in the Negev region.
"Only 1% of Palestinian Arabs are in the first decile in the country,” commented Yogev Jardos, Director of the Department of Budgets at the Ministry of Finance, as he touched on the importance of achieving equality in the economic and financial state of the country.
An analysis by The Mossawa Center reveals the worrying truth behind the Israeli election results and the important, yet dangerous, role identity politics played in the elections. The report also outlines changes the need to take place in order for meaningful peace building to take place.
Following the Likud and Right-wing bloc's win, gaining a total of 59 seats between them with 90% of the votes counted, as well as the surge of the Joint List to 15 seats, here are the possible trends and outcomes following Israel's March 2020 elections.
COVID-19 has revealed the housing shortage and labor force crises that have plagued Palestinian Arab localities for years. New data show the true extent and impact of these issues.
Commemorating 20 years since the suppression of the October 2000 demonstrations, which led to 13 Palestinian Arab civilians killed by Israeli police, the Mossawa Center calls for an overhaul of Israel's security, policing, and judicial institutions.
A scathing new report by Human Rights Watch highlights dire realities of discriminatory planning policies by the Israeli government to squeeze and suffocate Palestinian localities in Israel.
In this preliminary report we will try to describe the chain of events that occurred from the beginning of May 2021, as it has been documented by the Mossawa Center.
Mossawa Center hosts art exhibition by Russian-speaking artists in Carmel Center.
Mossawa Center holds meeting focusing on finance and economy as part of a program for Arab residents of mixed cities.
Directors Jafar Farrah and Suha Salman Mousa meet with Dutch Ambassador to Israel, Hans Docter and EU Special Representative on Israel-Palestine, Sven Koopsman.
Mossawa Center's Mahalli Project which helps Arab women break into local politics holds its first meeting of 2023.
On August 18th, 2022, the Israeli army raided and shut down Palestinian human rights organizations' offices in the occupied West Bank in the city of Ramallah following Defense Minister Benny Gantz's direct order.
The Mossawa Center stands in solidarity with the Ethiopian community in Israel following the shooting of 19 year-old Solomon Tekah at the hands of Police officers.
Mossawa Center vehemently condemns the bigoted and hate filled appeal to the Central Elections Committee by Likud MKs to ban Joint List MK Hiba Yazbak from running in the upcoming elections.
Israeli parties have submitted their final lists for the upcoming 2021 Legislative Elections. As the United Arab List splits from the Joint List, Jewish parties have nominated Palestinian Arab candidates for the Knesset in an attempt to win over Palestinian Arab voters.
Mossawa Center Board Member Dr. Hala Espanioly on the challenges Palestinian Arab women must face in terms of political participation and why it is crucial for society to engage women fully the political and public spheres.
Joint List Chairman Ayman Odeh unveils who Benny Gantz truly is and what he stands for, calling out his bluff and exposing the truth.
Following the dramatic surge in Arab voter turnout in the recent Israeli elections, a heavy burden of responsibility has fallen on the shoulders of the Joint List - gaining a unique position of power, where it will have unprecedented influence over the formation of the next government coalition.
Following his failure to form a governing coalition, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has tapped incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rival and opposition leader Yair Lapid to take a shot at forming a coalition. If Lapid fails to form a coalition, a fifth election will ensue.
An in-depth summary of all our activities throughout the year in the various fields we have worked in including State budget advocacy, solidarity, civil society, youth, and international advocacy.
Advocating to secure funds for Palestinian Arab community, meeting with Swedish Ambassador, and more.
The Mossawa Center's annual conference on the state budget and economic development, solidarity, and fostering the future advocates of the Palestinian Arab community.
A superbly productive month for the Mossawa Center! We covered everything from the October 2000 events, to solidarity, to the state budget, and more!
Netanyahu saves himself from fourth election at the expense of Palestinian Arab community, solidarity campaign in Jisr az-Zarqa, and more.
Merciless demolition in Jisr AzZarqa, workshops on state budget advocacy, and renovating the Mossawa Center's library.
As Netanyahu plans to use annexation to destroy all chances for a Two-State Solution to take place, coronavirus cases spike dramatically in Israel. The Mossawa Center, meanwhile, helps save the sports and fishing building in Jisr al-Zarqa from demolition.
Police brutality, institutional discrimination, and annexation - a dangerous month to be a minority.