Books published by Olive Branch Press


Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism

Olive Branch Press | April 12, 2019 | 374 pages
Today Jews face a choice. We can be loyal to the ethical imperatives at the heart of Judaism--love the stranger, pursue justice, and repair the world. Or we can give our unconditional support to the state of Israel. It is a choice between Judaism as a religion and the nationalist ideology of... More Info

Rest in My Shade

Olive Branch Press | October 30, 2018 | 48 pages
A moving poem that echoes the love Palestinians have for their olive trees and their deep connection to their land. Features seventeen major Palestinian artists. Rest in My Shade is a poetic story about displacement, identity and loss recited by an ancient olive tree. It is illustrated with olive... More Info

Making Mirrors

Olive Branch Press | November 13, 2018 | 256 pages
A poetry anthology that illuminates exile and displacementMaking Mirrors began on two continents, envisioned by Palestinian poet and aid worker, Jehan Bseiso, and Becky Thompson, a US-based poet changed by months of greeting refugees after their perilous journey across the Aegean Sea.  More Info


Olive Branch Press | November 13, 2018 | 320 pages
Global leaders and activists writing about what they understand shared security to be.More than forty global leaders and activists reflect on the state of the world, and the indivisibility of lasting peace and security.  More Info

State of Terror

Olive Branch Press | September 15, 2016 | 288 pages
This new book shows how the use of terror by supporters of the idea of a Jewish state in Palestine was systematic, routine, and accepted by Jewish leaders as necessary to achieve their aims. At the height of the British Mandate in Palestine, terrorist acts were carried out at a frequency and with... More Info

Man Enough?

Olive Branch Press | September 1, 2015 | 320 pages
Why has the U.S. never had a woman president? With Hillary Clinton engaged in a historic campaign that could see her becoming the first woman elected president of the United States, the national conversation about gender and the presidency is gaining critical momentum. Commentators have fixated on... More Info

Understanding Isis and the New Global War on Terror

Olive Branch Press | June 30, 2015 | 208 pages
In this newest edition of Interlink's Understanding Global Issues series, Phyllis Bennis asks and answers the basic questions facing so many Americans: What is ISIS? Why are they so violent? Should Obama have kept troops in Iraq? Is ISIS the same as al-Qaeda? Can you really go to war against... More Info

Night in Gaza

Olive Branch Press | August 1, 2015 | 192 pages
A moving account in words and pictures of a doctor at work in Gaza. This book is a medical doctors account of what he witnessed in Gaza in the summer of 2014. It is the photo story you will not see on television or in the newspapers. On July 7, 2014, Israel launched a series of aerial attacks on... More Info

Capitalism Hits the Fan

Olive Branch Press | April 29, 2013 | 288 pages
A BREATHTAKINGLY CLEAR ANALYSIS OF TODAYS ONGOING ECONOMIC CRISIS In this updated edition of Capitalism Hits the Fan, Professor Wolff explains why capitalism's global crisis persists, why bank bailouts and austerity policies fail, and why deepening economic inequality now generates historic social... More Info

A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Middle East

Olive Branch Press | November 1, 2012 | 700 pages
In this up-to-date, painstakingly researched dictionary, author Dilip Hiro brings one of the most tumultuous regions of the world to our fingertips. It is easy-to-read, simple to use, authoritative, and comprehensive. If offers a wide range of alphabetically arranged information on topics ranging... More Info

Seeking Palestine

Olive Branch Press | January 30, 2013 | 224 pages
How do Palestinians live, imagine and reflect on home and exile in this period of a stateless and transitory Palestine and a sharp escalation in Israeli state violence and accompanying Palestinian oppression? How can exile and home be written? In this volume of new writing, fifteen innovative and... More Info