critical Israelis in the Netherlands



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 ›

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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 ›


gate48 board member Erella Grassiani will open the Freedom Lecture in De balie

March 30, 2017

The seventeenth Freedom Lecture is being held by Palestinian Jamil al Qassas and Israeli Assaf Yacobovitz, both active within the Combatants for Peace movement. This organization was founded in 2006 by (former) Israeli soldiers and Palestinian combatants, who decided toread more ›

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Letter to members of the Foreign Affairs

November 15, 2016

The Dutch coalition for Palestinian children, of which gate48 is a member, send a letter last week to members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Dutch parliament. The letter alerts them of the alarming amount of children being killedread more ›


We will not be silenced

September 9, 2016

Dutch after English   Next week, between 14 – 16 September, the Dutch-Israeli organisation gate48 will organize the symposium Securitizing Worlds: a Critical Look at the Israeli Global Security Industry at CREA in Amsterdam. During this (academic) symposium participants willread more ›

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The Dutch expert report on area C is available in Dutch

September 9, 2016

The report of a Dutch multidisciplinary expert team, on the situation of the Palestinian population in Area C under the Israeli military regime.  The report was presented on the 21st of June 2016 to the foreign affairs committee of theread more ›


Haaretz Editorial: How to Cure Israel’s Diplomatic ‘Leprosy’

August 9, 2016

Precisely because Israel is considered a legitimate state and a longstanding, proper member of the family of nations, the entire world demands that it follow this family’s accepted rules. The government is allocating 128 million shekels ($33 million) this yearread more ›

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Letter to Dutch political parties

July 11, 2016

All Dutch political parties are currently working on their program for the elections in March 2017 for the Dutch parliament. This is the time to influence their agenda and bring important issues forward. The Dutch coalition for Palestinian children sendread more ›