Lynda Brayer

Lynda Burstein Brayer, a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law, is a radical political and legal commentator who practiced human rights law in Palestine/Israel representing Palestinians in their struggles against house demolitions, land theft, and family destruction and in their efforts to obtain travel permits for health, study and family reasons. She lives in Haifa and can be reached at

Palestinian Resistance: The Political, Social and Human Right of Self-​Defense


Once again the bombs are falling on the Gaza Strip, a stretch of ter­ritory ex­cised from Palestine proper as a result of con­tinuing il­legal and il­le­git­imate ac­tions by Israel. In fact, Gaza has be­come a closed ghetto, first cut off from Palestine in vi­ol­a­tion of the par­ti­tion plans and polit­ical pro­grams and then turned into a sealed ghetto, following…