Mind of the Occupier – resources


Mind of the Occupier conference

Conference Interval Video

2. The speakers and their work

Use the web to search for the many contributions made by our three speakers, both articles, lectures, webinar discussions and interviews.

2a. Nurit Peled-Elhanan


Palestine in Israeli School Books: Ideology and Propaganda in Education, London: I.B. Tauris, 2012

A review of her book: https://www.palestine-studies.org/en/node/163293

An interview with Nurit: A look Inside Palestinian and Israeli Classrooms

Nurit speaking Against the manipulation of fear in Israel

2b. Ilan Pappe


Books by Ilan: https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/96546.Ilan_Papp_

Our Vision for Liberation with Ilan Pappé & Ramzy Baroud

2c. Haim Bresheeth



An Army Like No Other, (2020) Verso Books, London

2d. Martin Kemp:


See the link above for details of a number of articles relevant to this meeting, including: Mental Health Organisations as Moral Agents: Professional Responsibility in a Settler-Colonial Context, (2021), Clearly, not every child is worth fighting for: racism, conscience and the NSPCC, (2021), The psychoanalytic encounter with settler colonialism in Palestine/Israel, (2020), The Trojan Horse: The PCCA Cyprus Conference ‘On History Repeating Itself’ in context, (2019, with Lama Khouri), ‘Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Reflections on Zionism and the ‘new anti-Semitism’ (2018).

3. More Dissident Israeli and Jewish Voices

Israeli Jews Call: “Stop Israel’s Apartheid!” An Open Letter to the International Community

Objector: From an Israeli rite of passage to a battle for human rights” https://vimeo.com/ondemand/objectordoc

Discussion about the film “Objector”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu4p2Ib6f9k

Jewish Voice for Peace OUR APPROACH TO ZIONISM: “Solidarity is the political version of love.”

Peter Beinart ‘A Jewish Case for Palestinian Refugee Return’

Dr Gabor Maté, trauma specialist, This Needs To Be Heard

Ruchama Marton interview: ‘84yo Psychologist … on “Addiction to Hatred” in Israel’

Denial and Forced Existence (2021)

BDS Is Our Only Lever Against Israeli Occupation and Apartheid (2017)

Jeff Halper

The Zionist Assault on Judaism

Interview on the launch of Jeff’s latest book Decolonizing Israel, Liberating Palestine: Zionism, Settler Colonialism and the Case for One State

Other articles by Jeff Halper – https://icahd.org/?s=jeff+halper

4. Anti-Semitism, IHRA and Anti-Palestinian Racism

Palestinian Academics: Palestinian rights and the IHRA definition of antisemitism

Justin Podur: “Anti-Palestinian Racism: A Resource”

Avi Shlaim on Youtube: ‘The Anti-Semitism Argument’

Debate with Ilan Pappe, Mehdi Hasan, Melanie Phillips and Einat Wilf:

Anti-Zionism = Anti-Zionism: Discuss

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia: Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid

Adalah: The Discriminatory Laws Database

B’Tselem Report: A regime of Jewish supremacy from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea: This is apartheid

Human Rights Watch: A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution

5. What Can We Do? Resistance and imagining alternative futures

PACBI: Guidelines for the International Academic Boycott of Israel

The One Democratic State Campaign

From the Ireland, South Africa, France, USA and UK-Palestine Mental Health Networks:

The Mental Health Workers’ Pledge for Palestine please sign and share…

Do No Harm letter please share and discuss within your professional associations

Palestine Global Mental Health Network: A Statement Addressing the Escalation and Resistance of Colonial Violence

Palestine Health Justice Working Group: Statement on Spring 2021 Attacks on Health in Palestine – Signatures of Support from Public Health Professionals

Psychologists for Social Responsibility: “Psychologists in Solidarity with Palestine”

Over 600 scholars and artists call for the dismantling of the apartheid regime in historic Palestine

Join your local and national Palestinian Solidarity Campaign; join or form professional networks; abide by the guidelines of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, in your personal and working life; learn more about the history of Palestine/Israel, and the current situation on the ground… do not be discouraged from pressing the need for an end to apartheid, and the decolonisation of Palestine/Israel.