critical Israelis in the Netherlands



gate48 & Isam Nadaf third alternative Seder meal


On Friday the 30th of March, Jewish people all around the world celebrated the Seder. Pesach in the Jewish tradition symbolizes the journey from slavery to freedom. The story tells that Moshe the leader of the Hebrew people came toread more ›


Israel seen through its arms trade: an alternative narrative

De Balie, 23 of April 2017

In his lecture Eitay Mack critically examines the dynamics between two narratives of Israel’s arms trade and its conduct in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The official narrative of the State of Israel since its founding portrays it as a frontierread more ›


Short film: Collapsing Prospects

Director: Dror Dayan

Short documentary about the visit of the Dutch multidisciplinary team of experts to Area C in October 2015. The filmmaker Dror Dayan joined the Dutch team in its visit to Area C under the Israeli military regime. His short documentaryread more ›


The Permanent Occupation: 50 years of state of exception in Israel / Palestine

Universiteitstheater, 19 of May 2016

Public discussion with Hagai El-Ad, the Director of the Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem בצלם بتسيلم. June 2016 will mark the beginning of the 50th year of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. What was supposed to be a temporaryread more ›


The Political Geography of Israel/Palestine: Apartheid or Confederation?

Doelenzaal of the UvA 26 February 2016

Public Discussion with Prof. Oren Yiftachel. The Lecture analyzes the evolving political geography of Israel/Palestine and the persistent failures of peace efforts. It highlights the double meaning of Zionism, being both a national liberation and a colonial movement, and theread more ›


War against the people: Israel, the Palestinians and global pacification

CREA, 2 December 2015

Presentation and launch of Jeff Halper’s new book In this presentation of his latest book, War Against the People, Halper examines Israel’s “security politics,” how it parlays the military and security prowess gained through its decades of control over theread more ›


Discussion with Knesset member Haneen Zoabi

CREA, 9 November 2015

The Legal System in Israel: Legalization of Racism Haneen Zoabi is a Palestinian citizen of Israel and a member of the Knesset since 2009. Today she serves as a representative of the Palestinian Joint List. In her parliamentarian work, Zoabiread more ›


Nir Baram in conversation with Abdelkader Benali

De Balie 3 October 2015

On Nir Baram’s journey through Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories De Balie and gate 48 are organizing and evening with Israeli author Nir Baram and Abdelkader Benali on Saturday the 3rd of October at 20.00. They will talk aboutread more ›


“This is How We Fought in Gaza 2014”: Breaking the Silence’s new report

CREA, 9 september 2015

With Yehuda Shaul, co-founder of Breaking the Silence Breaking the Silence, an organization of former Israeli combatants, has collected testimonies from nearly 70 soldiers in mandatory and reserve service that took part in the invasion of the Gaza Strip during theread more ›


The politics of cultural freedom

University of Amsterdam, 23 April 2015

The discussion addressed different questions in relation to the growing global boycott movement like: Should culture and art be regarded as standing “above politics” and therefore be spared the growing boycott against Israel? read more ›