1. Carefully review the Amnesty Report on Israel’s Apartheid Against the Palestinians below. Take good notes:
Apartheid Against Palestinians.pdf Download Apartheid Against Palestinians.pdf (I will upload it)
2. Watch the video below (remember to turn on Close Captioning – CC – if you have trouble understanding some of the speakers’ accents):
The video’s link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1VTt_THL4A&t=384s
3. Watch it again, this time pay specific attention to the arguments presented by each debater. Take careful notes.
4. What is your reaction to the Amnesty Report on Apartheid Against the Palestinians? Do you find it biased in any way? Why or why not? Which part of it you found most interesting? (300 words, 3 points)
5. In your opinion, which debater made the most compelling arguments? Explain why. (300 words, 3 points)
6. Give the class your reflection on what you read in the Report and saw in the video. This will get you up to 22 points. Include in your reflection the answers to the following questions categorically:
a. What is the difference between Zionism and Antisemitism? (at least 150, 2 points)
b. What is the Nakba? What does the Amnesty Report mention about it? (at least 150, 2 points)
c. What is Aliyah? What does the Amnesty Report mention about it? (at least 150, 2 points)
d. What is the Right of Return for Palestinians in Israel? What does the Amnesty Report mention about it? (at least 150, 2 points)
e. What are the United Nations’ resolutions regarding the Palestinian territories under Israel’s occupation? What does the Amnesty Report mention about them? (at least 150, 2 points)
f. What are AIPAC and CAIR and what are their impacts on American foreign policy regarding Israel? (at least 150, 2 points)
g. What is BDS and what is its impact on Israel? (at least 150, 2 points)
h. How much money do American taxpayers pay to Israel as military aid each year? Why do your support or oppose it? (at least 150, 2 points)
i. In light of the Amnesty Report, how does Israel’s occupation practices compare to those of South Africa under its apartheid regime? (at least 150, 2 points)
j. In your opinion, does America benefit or suffer from its alliance with Israel? (at least 150, 2 points)