Jerusalem Notebook

Blog Posts

Feeding the Needy on Eid al-Adha in Today’s Jerusalem: a High-Risk Endeavor

For Palestinian Jerusalemites, even fulfilling religious obligations is fraught with risk under Israeli occupation.

Jerusalem Pulse: Recent Research Roundup

Your portal into recent research and publications related to Palestinians of Jerusalem

“We Do Not Describe Jerusalem—We Interpret It”: Raed Saadeh and His Model of Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a mosaic of faiths, cultures, and communities, so much larger than the labels given to it.

Burj al-Luqluq Social Center Society: A Hidden Gem within the Old City

Within the Old City walls, Burj al-Luqluq provides an open space for sports, culture —and resistance.

Palestinian Advocate Zakaria Odeh: “Injustice, Colonization, and Occupation Can’t Last Forever”

Zakaria Odeh has spent most of his professional life advocating for Palestinian rights in East Jerusalem and beyond.

Perspective: “The Worst Day of Every Year”

When your city wants you dead

The West Side Story Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian: A Memoir

A Palestinian who remained in West Jerusalem in 1948 recalls life there before and after the war. A book review.