Data Sources

This page will serve as a resource for those people searching for data on any aspect of Israel/Palestine. Over time, I expect this section to contain a growing set of links to important media sources, governmental databases, NGO reports, and the like, which readers can use for their own research and analysis.

Media

Alternative Information Center: www.alternativenews.org
Electronic Intifada: www.electronicintifada.net
Haaretz (English): www.haaretz.com
Israeli Occupation Archives: www.israeli-occupation.org
Jerusalem Post (English): www.jpost.com
Yediot Ahronot (English): www.ynetnews.com/

(Inter) Governmental Documents

Goldstone Report on UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict (2009)
Sasson Report on Settlements (Israeli Gov’t, Commissioned by Ariel Sharon, 2005)
Kahan Commission Report into the Events at the Refugee Camps in Beirut (1983)

Non-Governmental Documents

Access Denied: Israeli Measures to Deny Palestinians Access to Land Around Settlements (2008)
Argument for BDS: “Tel Aviv University, In Defense of the Nation” (2010)
Breaking the Silence: Women Soldiers’ Testimonies (2010)
“Humanitarian Minimum”: Israel’s Role in Creating Food and Water Insecurity in the Gaza Strip
“I Lost Everything”: Israel’s Unlawful Destruction of Property During Operation Cast Lead (2010)
Land Grab: Israel’s Settlement Policy in the West Bank (2002)
Operation ‘Cast Lead’: 22 Days of Death and Destruction (2009)
Troubled Waters: Palestinians Denied Fair Access to Water (2009)
The Cost of Occupation: The Economic Burden of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (2008)

Non-Governmental Organizations

Adalah: www.adalah.org
Amnesty International: www.amnesty.org
Breaking the Silence: www.shovrimshtika.org/index_e.asp
B’tselem: www.btselem.com
Global BDS Movement: www.bdsmovement.net
Human Rights Watch (Mideast Section): www.hrw.org/en/middle-east/n-africa
Israeli Committee Against Housing Demolitions: www.icahd.org
Palestinian Campaign for Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel: www.pacbi.org
Peace Now: www.peacenow.org.il/site/en/homepage.asp
Stop the Wall: www.yeshgvul.org/index_e.asp

Bibliography

Ali Abunimah (2007). One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse.
Avi Shlaim (2001). The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World.
Avraham Burg (2008). The Holocaust Is Over: We Must Rise From Its Ashes.
Ben White (2009): Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide.
Benny Morris (1989). The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1947–1949.
Uri Davis (2003). Apartheid Israel: Possibilities for the Struggle Within..
Edward Said (1992). The Question of Palestine.
Edward Said (1995). The Politics of Dispossession: The Struggle for Palestinian Self-Determination, 1969–1994.
Gershom Gorenberg (2007). The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967–1977.
Jeff Halper and Michael Younan (2005). Obstacles to Peace: A Reframing of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 3rd Ed.
Jimmy Carter (2006). Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid.
Joe Sacco (2009): Footnotes in Gaza: A Graphic Novel.
John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt (2008). The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy.
Idith Zertal and Akiva Eldar (2009). Lords of the Land: The War Over Israel’s Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967–2007.
Ilan Pappe (2006). The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine.
Nur Masalha (2003). The Politics of Denial: Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Problem.
Nur Masalha (2000). Imperial Israel and the Palestinians: The Politics of Expansion.
Nur Masalha (1992). Expulsion of the Palestinians: The Concept of ‘Transfer’ in Zionist Political Thought, 1882–1948.
Rashid Kalidi (2007). The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood.
Rene Backmann (2006). A Wall in Palestine.
Saree Makdisi (2008). Palestine Inside Out.
Sasha Polakow-Suranksy (2010). The Unspoken Alliance: Israel’s Secret Relationship with Apartheid South Africa.
Shlomo Sand (2009). The Invention of the Jewish People.
Virginia Tilley (2005). The One-State Solution: A Breakthrough for Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
Yizchak Laor (2010): The Myths of Liberal Zionism.

These references are a work in progress, but if you have any recommendations or suggestions for these lists, I would be more than happy to consider them.

Although I will make every effort to ensure the high quality of the data contained on this page, I am obviously not responsible for the content on external sites.