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.


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.  


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. 


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.