Palestinians of Jerusalem

Photo Women from Silwan

Palestinian women villagers in Silwan through the lens of Felix Bonfils

Blog Post Life, Interrupted: One Palestinian Family’s Struggles in Wartime Jerusalem

How challenges are accumulating to a boiling point, leading a Jerusalemite family to question its future

 

An old Palestinian man walks toward the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem to pray, May 1967 (UNRWA footage).
Video Al-Quds (Arab Jerusalem)

This documentary depicts life in Arab Jerusalem before the 1967 War and captures Palestinians’ sense of loss in its aftermath.

Feature Story For Palestinian Jerusalemite Prisoners, Release Does Not Equate to Freedom

Israel exerts heavy-handed controls over released prisoners’ lives.

Blog Post Mohanad Darwish: “I’ve Never Been Surrounded by This Many Rifles in My Entire Life”

What is it like to come of age in Jerusalem as a Palestinian male?

Blog Post Update on Human Rights in East Jerusalem: “We’re in a Very Dangerous Situation”

A Palestinian human rights activist in Jerusalem describes the dangerous spike in Israeli violations of Palestinian rights there since Israel declared war on Gaza on October 7.

Blog Post In East Jerusalem These Days, Moving around While Palestinian Is Perilous

While Israel bombs Gaza, Palestinian Jerusalemites find that travel within the city is unpredictable and risky, and their social media can be used to detain them.

Photo Bab al-Amud as a Community Space, 1920s

A look back in time at Palestinian workers and the Damascus Gate

Feature Story Palestinian Jerusalemites Organized for 15 Years to Build a New Neighborhood on Their Own Land—Israeli Authorities Refused

Palestinian landowners were crushed when Israeli officials refused to authorize a neighborhood on their own land—the first in East Jerusalem since 1967.