Israeli Apartheid Week 2012: Books to read, films to watch, people to hear

Israeli Apartheid Week 2012: Reading List & Films

This week is Israeli Apartheid Week 2012. At New York University Students for Justice in Palestine aka. SJP@NYU several events are being held to raise awareness about Israeli Apartheid. Earlier today, a group of over 30 students and activists chanted solidarity slogans in support of freedom in Palestine and to celebrate a successful year-long divestment campaign from TIAA-CREF’s Investments in Companies that Profit from the Occupation of Palestinian Territories.

For this year’s IAW, I have compiled a suggested reading list and several films to help understand what the chants and signatures are calling for:

The New Intifada: Resisting Israel’s Apartheid
by Roane Carey, Noam Chomsky, Gila Svirsky, Alison Weir


Against the Wall: The Art of Resistance in Palestine
by William Parry

Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide
by Ben White

Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, discrimination and democracy
by Ben White

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights
by Omar Barghouti

Jewish Identity & Palestinian Rights: Diaspora Jewish Opposition to Israel

by David Landy

The Returns of Zionism: Myths, Politics and Scholarship in Israel
by Gabriel Piterberg


Europe’s Alliance with Israel: Aiding the Occupation

by David Cronin

Israel’s Dead Soul
by Steven Salaita

Threat: Palestinian Political Prisoners in Israel
edited by Abeer Baker and Anat Matar.

One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
by Ali Abunima

Films to watch: [Trailers]


Gazastrophe – The Day After
By Samir Abdalla and Kheredine Mabrouk

Avenge But One Of My Two Eyes

by Avi Mograbi

HipHop is Bigger Than the Occupation
by  Existence is Resistance & Nana Dankwa

For your viewing pleasure, the following films, winners of the It Is Apartheid Video Contest, are available (full-length) below:

Road map to Israeli apartheid

Ali Wall


Confronting the Wall

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