The threat of displacement still looms over the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah as new settler building projects could demolish existing homes and leave residents homeless within months. The plans would double the number of Israeli settlers, reports Jessica Buxbaum.
Israel is no longer the party shaping events in Palestine and controlling the discourse around these events. Palestinians, and a growing international movement of supporters, are proactively shaping global perceptions of the realities on the ground, writes Ramzy Baroud.
There are two separate Sheikh Jarrah stories —one read and watched in the news and another that receives little media coverage or due analysis.