Week 15: Home Demolitions Online Gathering

Week 15: Home Demolitions Online Gathering

We learned how Israel’s current home demolitions are used as psychological warfare, attempting to physically force Palestinians from their homeland and disincentivizing them from staying in their villages. Our guest were Daniel Seidemann and Faten Khoury.

More about our guests:

Daniel Seidemann is an Israeli attorney specializing in the geopolitics of contemporary Jerusalem. In 2010, Daniel founded Terrestrial Jerusalem, an Israeli non-profit organization that works to identify and track developments in Jerusalem. Prior to founding Terrestrial Jerusalem, Daniel conducted legal work with Ir Amim, where he took on cases defending individuals, families and communities who were negatively impacted by the wall and the expansion of Jewish settlements in and around Jerusalem. His writing has appeared in +972 Magazine and other places, and he’s written the book

You can follow him on Twitter.

Faten Khoury is an actor and filmmaker. You can read an article by Sam Bahour in which he writes about a play that Faten acted in here.

From the presentation/chat:

  • You can follow up on our webinar from last week by joining Salwa Duaibis and Gerard Horton, co-founders of Military Court Watch for the Canadian Voices for Palestinian Rights webinar on “The Mechanics of Occupation – Children in Military Detention”. It is Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11am Eastern, 6pm Palestine time. April 17 is Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. You can register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dCWvEw02RyOOERrltkkOgg
  • Also, tomorrow Al-Haq is hosting a related webinar, called “The Ongoing Nakba in Sheikh Jarrah”. You can find more information at https://mailchi.mp/293499e34d85/joint-webinar-invitation-the-ongoing-nakba-in-sheikh-jarrah-4778258?e=059c985551 https://www.btselem.org/press_releases/2021413_new_all_population_israeli_palestinian_survey – The video is available at https://www.facebook.com/faten.khoury.92/videos/10160660518290299
  • You can read an article by Sam Bahour in which he writes about a play that Faten acted in here: https://epalestine.blogspot.com/2015/03/ –
  • Grassroots Jerusalem: You can find their website at https://www.grassrootsalquds.net
  • That image is at https://mcusercontent.com/1399fe1f9659e3862d0626386/images/36527bca-7358-45a9-bbec-6d5df12ab6d0.jpg
  • New report from Terrestrial Jerusalem: “Insiders’ Jerusalem” https://drive.google.com/file/d/173gNKWNC0GZammbbg47tLFUj09faakVQ/view