Israel

Israeli Settlements Explained

In the Occupied West Bank, half a million Israelis live in over a hundred settlements built on Palestinian land. The government of Israel says it has a right to build these settlements; the rest of the world disagrees. Find out why Israelis choose to live on occupied land, how they affect Palestinians, and why, despite international condemnation, the settlements continue to grow.

Israel’s Missing Teens: #BringBackOurBoys

Three Jewish seminary students have disappeared after hitchhiking through the occupied West Bank. Israelis are using the hashtag #BringBackOurBoys (a play off of the Nigerian hashtag #BringBackOurGirls) to do just that…and so are Palestinians. How is this issue playing out over social media? AJ+ tackles this question and more.