View from the Holy Land

Where is the Palestinian revolution?

Where is the Palestinian revolution?

Protests in the West Bank and Gaza haven’t taken off like similar protests in the rest of the Arab World. A report examining the reasons why.


Violence returns to Jerusalem

Violence returns to Jerusalem

After three years of relative calm, a serious terror attack strikes Jerusalem.


Noisy, nonviolent protests continue in East Jerusalem

Noisy, nonviolent protests continue in East Jerusalem

In the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, protesters gathered on March 11 to demonstrate against Jewish settlement in the largely Palestinian area.


Witnessing a Jerusalem bombing

Witnessing a Jerusalem bombing

Both Arabs and Israelis point to bullet holes in Old City walls, each one a testament to a war, a skirmish, a killing. These holes are never filled; they are preserved as monuments to deaths gone by.


Palestinian youth gather in nonviolent protest

Palestinian youth gather in nonviolent protest

The “March 15 Youth” rallied peacefully in Ramallah on Tuesday, chanting, singing and calling on their leadership to unite. A dozen young Palestinians were also on hunger strike.


Palestinians protest in Ramallah’s Manara Square

Palestinians protest in Ramallah's Manara Square

More than two thousand youths assemble in Manara Square, Ramallah, chanting slogans calling for end of division among Palestinian political parties of Gaza and the West Bank. Scuffles broke out between the youth organizers and members of the Fatah party.


Israelis, Palestinians react to murder of West Bank family

Israelis, Palestinians react to murder of West Bank family

The sorrowful faces of funeral attendees spoke of what happened to the Fogels on Friday night, when two Palestinians climbed a fence into the West Bank settlement of Itamar, broke into their home and stabbed to death all but two members of the family.