Tag Archives: Resistance

Hesitant Hope: One Year In The Jordan Valley

Bedouin shepherds were forced out of their land last Thursday, but not all hope is lost. Concluding a year of Ta’ayush activity in the Jordan Valley. Rain drops sound like bullets on the tent cover and wake me before the … Continue reading

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Matrimony on Violated Dirt Roads: Bits on the Firing Zone and Ta’ayush Activity

Abdallah stares for a second, like a chess player that has already picked a move but is now imagining the board after the move has been played, as a final precaution. “This hat – why do you put it on … Continue reading

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Kids Play War: The Struggle of Kufr Qaddum and Footnotes on Violence

The Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Guerrilla of Qaddum’s children is running to and fro with stones and sometimes slingshots, making funny sounds at the soldiers that are lying bored overloaded with weapons and riot gear in the sun on the … Continue reading

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A Spy and an Action – Umm al ‘Amad and al Ma’asara

Not every day does one get to meet a spy. Spies are curious creatures. In an emotional universe of suspicion and secrecy, confrontation with common decency may strike them unprepared. Saturday the 27th of July. Arrival in Umm al-‘Amad. Ezra … Continue reading

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The Closure of el-Hakawati Theatre and the Complementary Nature of Stones and Puppets

The annual el-Hakawati Palestinian National Theatre children festival was shut down by the Israeli Ministry of Public Security last week. Puppets, clowns, and general carnivalesque frivolity pose a threat to state authority. Writing on the frivolous mass mobilizations of the … Continue reading

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