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Readings and Digital Resources on Palestine

IMES has compiled the below list of  English-language materials and resources to contextualize current events in Palestine.

1- Palestine in Context Project: A series of ongoing webinars developed by an international consortium of university-level Middle East Studies programs providing history and context to the 2023 Israel-Palestine conflict:

2- The Guardian (UK based news outlet): A Complete Guide to the 2023 Israel-Palestine Crisis:

3- Zinn Education Foundation, a resource page of fact sheets, essays, film clips, podcasts, calls to action and other resources on Israel-Palestine, updated for November 2023: 

4- Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP): Primer on Israel-Palestine Conflict: 

5- Visualizing Palestine (a project developed by ‘Visualizing Impact’ group): Infographics and visual tools illustrating what life is like in Palestine: 

6- Foundation for Middle East Peace (news, opinions, studies, surveys); updated empirical information and ongoing news analysis:

7-  Institute for Middle East Studies: Dismantling Myths on Israel-Palestine – Recording of a panel discussion on myths surrounding the Palestine-Israel conflict (from 2021): 

8- Origins of Zionism and the Palestine-Israel conflict by GW Professor Shira Robinson:

9- Palestine in Context Project: Teaching guides related to the Gaza in Context film: (Film Teaching Guides) (Film)

8- Resource Kits compiled by Javier Davila, Teacher and Student Equity Program Advisor with the Toronto District School Board (from 2021) (PDFs here):