Ra'fat Al-Dajani is a Palestinian-American writer and commentator.

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Hollywood, social media are transforming the Palestinian issue

With the maturing of millennials into adulthood and the proliferation of social media, entertainers' support for the cause of Palestinian justice has found a wider, receptive audience.

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Emboldened by embassy move, Israel unleashes on Palestinians

From the outset, the Jerusalem embassy move was ill-conceived and extremely premature. Trump has effectively preempted the outcome of the Jerusalem issue and made a mockery of U.S. mediation and impartiality by declaring solely for the Israeli side.  

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Gaza bleeds and the world shrugs

On March 30, Palestinians began six weeks of demonstrations on the Gaza-Israel border. The result was more violence, bloodshed and death. 

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Support for Israel continues to see a widening, partisan divide

Pro-Israeli leaders and groups have picked up on the danger of support for Israel becoming one more point of sharp divide in the polarizing Trump era.

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