Israel’s new government “partly ridiculous, partly terrifying”

Ayelet Shaked and Naftali Bennett Uri Avnery vividly describes the calamity freely chosen by the Israeli Jewish people: the most ultra-right-wing, openly expansionist, anti-democratic, anti-free speech and bigoted government ever elected in Israel.

Materialism, market fundamentalism and the global suicide epidemic

Suicide rope Graham Peebles argues that the materialistic values which promote individual success, greed and selfishness, and the market fundamentalism which so ardently promotes these values, lie behind the worldwide epidemic of suicide.

Zionist lobby condemns re-enactment of murderous assault on Christendom’s holiest site

Church of the Nativity siege As Britain’s Zionist lobby mounts a campaign against the staging of The Siege, a play re-telling Israel’s siege of the Church of the Nativity, Stuart Littlewood recounts the story of one siege survivor.

The whole truth about Israel in one sentence

Gideon Levy Alan Hart explains why he would not be surprised if he woke up one morning to learn that Israel’s Haaretz journalist Gideon Levy – “the conscience of Israeli journalism” – has been assassinated.

Israel’s bloody and pointless wars on Lebanon

Israel's war on Lebanon Reflecting on Israel’s disastrous wars against Lebanon in 1982 and 2006, Uri Avery asks whether all Israelis can look forward to is more wars conducted by the same kind of idiotic politicians and generals.