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Israel's Longstanding War on Palestine (tags)
Palestinian Prisoners: Petitioning to Block Their Release (tags)
Israeli Racism (tags)
The Italian Job (tags)
April 1, 2010 Yesterday, I posted a followup to my Talk of the Town story in this week’s issue about the literary hoaxes perpetrated by Tommaso Debenedetti, a freelance journalist based in Rome who fabricated interviews with Philip Roth and John Grisham. I had uncovered a third fabrication—a fake interview with Gore Vidal.
Congressman Howard Berman on Israel and the pro-Israel lobby: (tags)
Congressman Howard Berman on Israel and the pro-Israel lobby:
Peace Perspectives for the Middle East (tags)
Whoever wants peace for the region must tackle problems at the root. The problems of the Middle East can only be solved in a political process, not through war.. European experiences shows that hatred and violence can be overcome.
Israeli Intellectuals Love the War (tags)
Dedicated to the too few Israeli intellectuals who do dare speak out against this war.
Tom Hayden regrets his past support for Israeli aggression. Warns of dangers ahead. (tags)
In 1982, Tom Hayden shocked peace activists by his unqualified support of Israel's aggression in Lebanon. Hayden now writes of the political pressures he was under, and warns that politicians should *not* be afraid to speak up now, as he was then. It is yet another reason why Bay Area progressives will continue to oppose the agenda of AIPAC, and protest its presence this coming December.
Tom Hayden regrets past support for Israeli policy (tags)
In 1982, Tom Hayden shocked peace activists by his unqualified support of Israel's aggression in Lebanon. Hayden now writes of the political pressures he was under, and warns that politicians should *not* be afraid to speak up now, as he was then. It is yet another reason why progressives throughout California will continue to oppose the agenda of AIPAC, and protest its festivities this coming December.
Israel can no longer rely on the support of Europe's Jews (tags)
The feeling is growing that Jewish honour and heritage have been more convincingly preserved in the diaspora
Spielberg on Munich (the movie - a review) (tags)
But of course, the kinds of folks who push an ideology that required the expulsion of three-quarters-of-a-million Palestinians from their lands, and then lied about it, claiming there had been no such persons to begin with (as with Golda Meir’s infamous quip), can’t be expected to place a very high premium on truth. -- Tim Wise, anti-racist, anti-Zionist, Jewish-American activist, essayist & public speaker
Spielberg on Munich: dehumanization of Palestinian civilians (tags)
...But this begs the question: why is Munich more famous than the savage bombardment of Palestinian refugee camps back in February prior to Munich? And why did the letter bombs to three Palestinian writers not get any world attention? Why did American liberals and PEN not notice it back then? ...The movie did not tell you that by the time the Israeli terrorists finished with their “mission,” some 100 Palestinians and Lebanese were murdered on that day in April 1973.
Dome of the Rock to Collapse? (tags)
According to Israeli archeologists, the Haram al-Sharif, which houses the Muslim holy site of the Dome of the Rock, al-Aqsa Mosque, and a whole prayer center, is on the verge of collapse. Who is to blame? Israelis, Palestinians, or just old age? Is there even an answer, and is it politically motivated? Could it happen during the Muslim holy period of Ramadan.