critical Israelis in the Netherlands


Parool - 30-12-2023

Open letter to the Dutch government, organised by gate48 and Palestijns Nederland Netwerk, signed by 60 Palestinians and Israelis living in the Netherlands and published by the Parool

December 30, 2023

Staakt-het-vuren nu! Wij, Palestijnen en Israëli’s woonachtig in Nederland, roepen de Nederlandse regering dringend op om een onmiddellijk en permanent staakt-het-vuren in de Gazastrook te eisen. De selectieve verontwaardiging van Nederlandse politieke leiders moet stoppen. De universele mensenrechten en hetread more ›


Letter by the gate48 board to the management of the Jewish Museum in Berlin in reaction to the resignation of its director Peter Schäfer

June 18, 2019

Dear Prof. Grütters, dear Mr. Michaelis, gate48 is a platform for Israelis living in the Netherlands who oppose the occupation of the Palestinian territories and call for its end. We wish to convey to the Netherlands opinions and voices whichread more ›


No new war in Gaza

November 13, 2018

…and yet another deadly round of fighting in Gaza It is a well-known but easily forgotten fact: the Gaza Strip is a disaster area where living is almost impossible. The Israeli decade-long siege and blockade created an area controlled byread more ›


Opinion article by Galit Saporta – director of gate48 – in Het Parool

May 15, 2018

Verleden is juist de sleutel voor vrede Nakba: Israël en Palestina moeten eerst elkaars historie erkennen Terwijl het geweld aan de grens van Gaza grimmiger en dodelijker is dan ooit, ziet Galit Saporta mogelijkheden voor een Palestijns-Israëlische toekomst. GALIT SAPORTAread more ›

erella TV

Erella Grassiani, co-founder and board member of gate48 was the guest on 2 TV shows and 1 radio show

May 14, 2018

Erella Grassiani, co-founder and board member of gate48 was the guest on two TV-shows this weekend, where she talked about the Nakba and about possible solutions for Israel-Palestine.  At De Nieuwe Maan, she read out a column and at Nieuwread more ›


Presentation of the petition to the foreign affairs committee of the Dutch parliament

Tuesday 15 of May at 13:45 in the Tweede Kamer

Make Israel adhere to the UN-convention on the Rights of the Child – Stop military trials of Palestinian children The petition of the Palestinian Children Rights Coalition was very successful. In one and a half month we received more thanread more ›


Statement by the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities, on the 50th Anniversary of Israel’s Occupation

June 6, 2017

Statement by the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities, Robert Piper, on the 50th Anniversary of Israel’s Occupation | United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs – occupied Palestinian territory This week marks 50 years sinceread more ›

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Bevrijding Of Bezetting, Opinion by Galit Saporta, the director of gate48, on

June 5, 2017

Op 24 mei vierden de meeste Israëli’s vijftig jaar hereniging van Jeruzalem; op 5 juni wordt internationaal vijftig jaar Israëlische bezetting herdacht. Het verschil in datum komt door verschillende kalenders, maar uiteindelijk gaat het om dezelfde gebeurtenis: de oorlog vanread more ›

Ella Shohat

Public event and masterclass with professor Ella Shohat

June 5, 2017

Prof. Ella Shohat is an Iraqi Israeli woman living and teaching in the U.S. She is considered one of the leading postcolonial theorists. Shohat was one of the first to write and theorize about the experience of Mizrahim, Jews fromread more ›


Photos from gate48’s & Issam Nadaf’s alternative Seder

April 10, 2017

Pesach in the Jewish tradition symbolizes the journey from slavery to freedom. The Hagada (the book of Pesach) tells the story of the Hebrew people as slaves in Egypt and their journey to freedom. Today, more than 3,000 years later,read more ›