West Bank Facts and Research

Context, nuance and historical perspective are difficult to offer in a film, which is limited by running time and the very nature of the medium. Topics — a collection of short essays and reporting — is our attempt to round out the stories we’re telling, to provide perspective and to go more deeply into the main events we depict.

Hamas in the West Bank

Hamas in the West Bank

Hamas is the Islamist group currently best known for its role in Gaza, the coastal…

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History of the Settlements
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History of the Settlements

The Israeli settlements range from communities that are practically small cities, with populations as large…

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History of negotiations

History of negotiations

1967 – Security Council Resolution 242. United Nations. Passed five months after Israel took control…

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Conflict Zones
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Conflict Zones

The West Bank is about the size of Delaware. Its name derives from its eastern…

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Killing of Mustafa Tamimi in Nabi Saleh
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Killing of Mustafa Tamimi in Nabi Saleh

The weekly protests in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh can seem like a game,…

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Migron Case
Migron-Evacuation

Migron Case

Migron was a settlement outpost on a hilltop about 20 minutes outside of Jerusalem. For…

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