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Journal of Palestine Studies (1980) 9 (3): 29–80.
Published: 01 April 1980
...Soraya Antonius Copyright 1980 Journal of Palestine Studies Prisoners for Palestine: A List of Women Political Prisoners SORAYA ANTONIUS* Who, if I cried, would hear me among the angelic orders? Before June 1967, when Israel occupied the West Bank and Gaza, the number of women imprisoned for...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2015) 45 (1): 98–99.
Published: 01 November 2015
... . 2015 Captive Revolution: Palestinian Women's Anti-Colonial Struggle within the Israeli Prison System , by Nahla Abdo . London : Pluto Press , 2014 . 264 pages. Afterword to p. 212 . Notes to p. 224 . Bibliography to p. 240 . Index to p. 250 . $99.00 cloth, $34.00 paper. Captive...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2017) 46 (4): 46–61.
Published: 01 August 2017
... repression as men, be it arrest, indefinite detention, or incarceration, Palestinian women have also been subjected to sexual violence and other gendered forms of coercion at the hands of the Israeli occupation regime. Drawing on testimonies from former and current female prisoners, this paper details...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2017) 46 (3): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2017
... In a wide-ranging interview conducted shortly after her release from Israel’s Ofer and Hasharon Prisons, Palestinian National Council member, PFLP activist, and feminist Khalida Jarrar addresses the Israeli occupation, Palestinian women’s issues, and the current state of Palestinian politics...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2017) 46 (4): 62–74.
Published: 01 August 2017
... . 2017 feminism women prisoners immigration incarceration pro-Palestine activism FBI Midwest 23 torture rape Homeland Security Israel PTSD Chicago grassroots organizing justice system NEHAD KHADER In this profile of Rasmea Odeh, JPS examines the case of a Palestinian woman who has...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2017) 46 (4): 126–133.
Published: 01 August 2017
... This sample of photos, selected from hundreds viewed by JPS, aims to convey a sense of Palestinian life during the quarter 16 February–15 May 2017. The Palestinian national women's soccer team, popular support for hunger strikers in Israeli prisons, wildfires, and a human rights film festival in...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2006) 36 (1): 71–80.
Published: 01 October 2006
... intense involvement in the prisoner issue that began when two of her sons were in Israeli jails. In particular, her activism took the form of organizing other women to visit prisoners from Arab countries who had no one to visit them on the twice monthly visits allowed. Um Jabr's 36,000-word ““life story...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2006) 35 (2): 75–84.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Um Jabr Wishah The following excerpts were taken from the ““life history”” of Um Jabr Wishah, one of seven ““life histories”” collected as part of an oral history project, as yet unpublished, of seven women living in various parts of the Gaza Strip who were old enough to have clear memories of the...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2020) 49 (3): 76–81.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Israel. His father married another Palestinian Armenian, Elise, who was a highly skilled seamstress and dressmaker, opening the first tailor shop for women in Arab Jerusalem. A strong and determined woman, she fostered her children's abilities and education. Arriving in Jerusalem as Armenian refugees...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2020) 49 (3): 105–119.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Communication 34 , no. 13 ( November 2019 ): 1585 – 96 . Aghabekian , Varsen . “Demanding a Bigger Role: Palestinian Women in Politics and Decision Making.” Medicine, Conflict and Survival 35 , no. 3 ( July 2019 ): 241 – 64 . Alfayumi‐Zeadna , Samira , Miron Froimovici...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2020) 49 (2): 113–118.
Published: 01 February 2020
... response to the 22 August death of Israa Ghrayeb (read about Ghrayeb in the story above), the campaign extends beyond Ghrayeb to the rights and freedoms of all Arab women—including political prisoners who “are subjected to the most brutal forms of violence and repression,” according to a #Tal3at Facebook...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2020) 49 (2): 119–134.
Published: 01 February 2020
... ( Summer 2018 ): 84 – 96 . Kristjánsdóttir , Erla S. , and Unnur D. Skaptadóttir . “‘I'll Always Be a Refugee’: The Lived Experience of Palestinian Refugee Women of Moving to a Small Society in Iceland.” Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies 17 , no. 3 ( July 2019 ): 389 – 404...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 49 (1): 93–100.
Published: 01 November 2019
... prominent intifada activists and community organizers. This bloc, known as Jerusalem and Statehood,3 was diverse not only in terms of its geographical and religious makeup, but in its salient inclusion of women. The alliance between the Islamists and the PFLP-DFLP tandem was named Jerusalem First in a...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 49 (1): 101–108.
Published: 01 November 2019
... interview with the Journal of Middle East Women s Studies, Puar explains this as follows: Debilitating and injuring, perhaps more so than killing, seem to be important to the Israelis . . . this debilitation is justified through claims of the humanitarian sparing of life, of shooting to maim rather than...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 49 (1): 141–156.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., Aql. Marwan Barghouti: A Prisoner between the Hammer of Occupation and the Anvil of Political Aspirants [in Arabic]. MA 42, no. 485 (July 2019): 110 29. Saleh, Danya al-. Review of On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and Other Displacements: Selected Writings, by Ella Shohat. Journal of Middle East Women s...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 49 (1): 7–24.
Published: 01 November 2019
... about women preaching in Church it always reminded him of a dog walking on its hind legs; it did not do it very well, but you were surprised it did it at all. 14 This disdain was often combined with a paternalism that while superficially benign, even affectionate was just as damning. For many of the...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 48 (4): 137–144.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi. (22 March, Musa Al Shaer/AFP/Getty Images) Women walk by posters demanding the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails. The display is part of a Palestinian Prisoners Day campaign in Rafah. Palestinian prisoners demanding improved conditions began a large...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 48 (4): 69–91.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and the organizers in and around Ferguson was not so much the parallels but their insistence that the struggles were linked, not only to each other but to injustice and oppression around the world. Which is to say that they echoed the same basic principles expressed by the women-of-color delegation in...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 48 (4): 92–102.
Published: 01 August 2019
... States, and more. We have even had delegates go on to sponsor and lead other delegations. We have also been able to do more with groups on the ground in Palestine. In 2016, we hosted two Palestinian women from Birzeit University s Right to Education campaign at our six-week summer freedom school program...
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Journal of Palestine Studies (2019) 48 (4): 153–167.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Positively Affected? StA 21, no. 3 (October 2018): 47 57. Somgynari, Connor. Review of Righteous Transgressions: Women s Activism on the Israeli and Palestinian Religious Right, by Lihi Ben Shitrit. MP 24, no. 1 ( January 2019): 124 33. Steinberg, Gerald M. Uncivil Society: Tracking the Funders and...