Palestinian & Israeli Organizations
International Organizations
North American Organizations
Recommended Books
Recommended Pamphlets

Palestinian & Israeli Organizations:

Adalah, Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel

Addameer, Prisoners Support & Human Rights Association

Al-Haq, Palestinian Legal & Human Rights Organization

Alternative Information Center (AIC), A partnership of Israelis & Palestinians

Applied Research Institute of Jerusalem (ARIJ), Promoting Palestinian sustainable development & self-reliance

Arab Association for Human Rights (HRA), In service of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel

Association of Forty, Representing the residents of the unrecognized villages in Israel

BADIL, Resource Center for Palestinian Residency & Refugees’ Rights

Breaking the Silence, Israeli ex-soldiers tell stories about the Occupation

B’tselem, Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories

Bustan, Sustainable Community Action for Land & People

Coalition of Women for Peace, Including Machsom Watch, Women in Black, New Profile, & others

Gisha, Legal Center for Freedom of Movement

Grassroots Jerusalem, Connecting & supporting grassroots actions & organizations in

Gush Shalom, Israeli Peace Bloc

HaMoked, Israeli human rights organization & Center for the Defense of the Individual

Holy Land Trust (Bethlehem), Palestinian nonviolent program promoting and supporting Palestinian communities

IndyMedia, Alternative news source by Israeli activists

Jerusalem Center for Social & Economic Rights, Palestinian NGO providing legal assistance & representation to Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem

Mandela Institute for Human Rights, Human rights organization focusing on the plight of political prisoners

MIFTAH, NGO in East Jerusalem promoting human rights, democracy, & peace

Mossawa Center, Advocacy Center for Arab Citizens in Israel

Palestine Monitor, Information from Palestinian civil society to the foreign press

Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs (PASSIA)

Physicians for Human Rights, Israel/Palestine Chapter

Public Committee Against Torture in Israel

Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR), Israeli rabbinic campaign against discrimination & inhumane conduct, giving voice to the Jewish tradition of human rights

Stop the Wall, A project of the Palestinian Environmental NGO Network (PENGON)

Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees (UPMRC), Community-based health organization

Ta’ayush, Grassroots partnership of Jewish & Palestinian citizens of Israel against racism & segregation

Yesh Din, Human rights volunteers promoting law enforcement of settler violence in the West Bank

Zochrot, Israeli citizens raising awareness of the Nakba

International Organizations:

Amnesty International, Worldwide campaign for human rights

Doctors without Borders, International independent medical humanitarian organization

Electronic Intifada, Leading Palestinian portal for information on the Israel/Palestine conflict

European Jews for a Just Peace, Federation of Jews

Global Exchange, International human rights organization

International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, In solidarity with the struggle for Palestinian self-determination

Palestine Remembered, Extensive information on the Nakba

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA

Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF)
, Working for racial, social, and economic justice for all people everywhere

North American Organizations:

Adalah — NY, The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel

American Association for Palestinian Equal Rights (AAPER), Organizing and informing the American public about the human and national rights of the Palestinian people

American Jews for a Just Peace, Committed to a just peace based on international law, human rights, and democracy

Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), Grassroots civil rights organization

Birthright Unplugged, Educational trips geared towards action

Council for the National Interest, Advocating Middle East policies that serve the American national interest

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), Activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work for peace, social justice, & human rights

Research Journalism Initiative, Providing students a direct link to regions of conflict abroad

St Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee

Two Peoples, One Future,The “Be On Our Side” media and educational campaign to End US Military Aid to Israel

US Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel, Responding to the Call by Palestinian Civil Society

US Campaign to End the Occupation, Umbrella organization that aims to change US policies that sustain the Occupation & deny equal rights for all

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Interpreting the Middle East for North Americans; Interpreting North America for the Middle East


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Recommended Books:

Ali Abunimah, One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse

Alternative Tourist Group, Palestine & Palestinians

Phyllis Bennis, Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer

Mark Braverman, Fatal Embrace: Christians, Jews, and the Search for Peace in the Holy Land

Jimmy Carter, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid; There Can Be Peace in the Holy Land

Noam Chomsky, Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians

Jonathan Cook, Israel and the Clash of Civilizations: Iran, Iraq and the Plan to Remake the Middle East

Norman Finkelstein, Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History; Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Jeff Halper, Obstacles to Peace: A Reframing of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict; An Israeli in Palestine

Amira Hass, Drinking the Sea at Gaza: Days and Nights in a Land Under Siege

Rashid Khalidi, Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness

John Mearsheimer & Stephen Walt, The Israel Lobby

Ilan Pappe, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

Mazin Qumsiyeh, Popular Resistance in Palestine

Mazin Qumsiyeh, Sharing the Land of Canaan

Tanya Reinhart, Israel/Palestine: How to End the War of 1948; The Road Map to Nowhere

Edward Said, The Question of Palestine

Avi Shlaim, The Iron Wall

Sandy Tolan, The Lemon Tree: An Arab, A Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East

Various Jewish Authors, Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation

Various Palestinians, Letters from Palestine: Palestinians Speak Out about Their Lives, Their Country, and the Power of NonViolence

Recommended Pamphlets:

Is Israel an Apartheid State? by Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions — USA, summarizing a legal study by the Human Sciences Research Center of South Africa

The Origin of the Palestine-Israel Conflict by Jews for Justice in the Middle East

The Past Didn’t Go Anywhere: Making Resistance to Anti-Semitism Part of All of our Movements by April Rosenblum

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