Dick Cheney

Israel – America’s torture consultant

Jamal Kanj notes that the similarity in torture techniques described in the Senate’s report and those used by the Israelis on Palestinians points to an Israeli role in America’s practise of torture. More »

UN-Palestine State

Israel’s splendid isolation

Uri Avnery reviews Israel’s international isolation and assesses the consequences of a US veto or non-veto of a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for an end to the Israeli occupation. More »

US torture

America and the forgotten futility of torture

Lawrence Davidson says showing once more that torture is futile will not stop it from recurring in the USA, and that the only deterrence is to hold the politicians responsible to account. More »

US imprisoned by Israel

US feels the heat on Palestine vote at UN 

Jonathan Cook says while Europe is becoming increasingly disenchanted with Israel, as shown by the growing recognitions of Palestine, US policy towards Israel is paralysed by fear of upsetting the Zionist lobby. More »

Ziad Abu Ein

Whitewashing a Palestinian minister’s murder

Jamal Kanj examines the murder by Israeli Wehrmacht soldiers of Palestinian minister Ziad Abu Ein and the subsequent propaganda blitz by Israel and its Western stooges and nincompoops to whitewash the murder. More »

Alon Ben-Meir

Israel’s Jews trapped in their own narrative

Alan Hart explains why Israeli Jews must acknowledge that a terrible wrong was done to the Palestinians by Zionism in the name of all Jews and that this wrong must be righted. More »

Media determinism

Free choice vs media determinism

Lawrence Davidson questions the extent of free will, whether in commercial or political choices, in the face of media manipulation amounting to determinism and exercised through advertisements and selective news and emphasis. More »

Sanctions Russia Israel

Palestine and Europe’s symbolic gestures

Alan Hart says Europe needs to go beyond gestures towards Palestine and submit a Security Council resolution with an ultimatum for Israel to withdraw from the Palestinian territories or face international sanctions. More »

Ethnic cleansing

Israel’s ethnic cleansing manifesto

Jamal Kanj argues that Israeli politicians such as the present foreign minister, the Moldovan former nightclub bouncer Avigdor Lieberman, are seeking to complete the ethnic cleansing begun by Israel’s founders in 1948. More »

Guernica

The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring”

Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections. More »

Category: Zionism

The liberal Zionist dilemma

Liberal Zionist dilemma

Lawrence Davidson highlights the contradiction between universal civil and political rights and support for Zionist state. He says that, faced with the choice, most “liberal” Zionists would ditch the veil of liberalism.

New Jewish prophet? Marc Ellis on Gilad Atzmon

Prophet Gilad Atzmon

Gilad Atzmon on why a Jewish theologian calls him a “prophet”, arguing that it is the Israeli – not the Jew – in him who has made him a Jewish identity critic.

Judaism and Zionism: a divorce in the making?

Judaism rejects Zionism

Alan Hart wonders if enlightened self-interest would prompt enough Jews of the world to distance themselves from the Zionist monster and thereby cause Judaism and Zionism to go their separate ways.

Hanna Arendt and Jewish intolerance

Hannah Arendt

Gilad Atzmon commends a new docudrama about Jewish German philosopher Hanna Arendt’s coverage of Adolf Eichmann’s trial, and finds echoes of her ordeal in contemporary intolerance towards debating Jewish identity politics.

Being honest about the dominant Zionist narrative

Shimon Gaspo

Neve Gordon examines the open admission by the Zionist mayor of Upper Nazareth that the ideological and political foundations of Israel, and the current Israeli political and social landscape, are purely racist.

Israel-Palestine: the question Jews must answer

Israeli soldier points gun at woman and children

Alan Hart asks why most Jews fail to acknowledge the wrong done to the Palestinians and suggests a path to avert a final ethnic cleansing of Palestinians and revival of anti-Semitism.

Anti-Semitism: what it is and is not

Anti-Zionism is not anti Semitism

Alan Hart stresses the importance of differentiating between genuine anti-Semitism and Zionist propaganda which defines all criticism of Israel as “anti-Semitism” in order to provide cover for Israel’s crimes.

Debunking the false “anti-Semitism” slur

Activists who talk like Zionists

Blake Alcott debunks the “anti-Semitism” slur levelled at musician and writer Gilad Atzmon by US academic Ali Abunimah, and explains that Atzmon “illuminates the ‘pro-Semitic’ racist ideology fatal to Palestinians”.

Window on Jewish tribal psychosis

Nick Lowles

Gilad Atzmon views the ideology of the British-based organization Hope not hate – anti-racist and anti-fascist on the outside but in reality working to a pro-Israel propaganda agenda.

No Jewish atonement for Zionism’s crimes against Palestinians

Jonathan Sacks

Alan Hart argues that Days of Atonement which ignore the need for Jews to be honest with themselves about Zionism’s crimes in Palestine are nothing but Jewish theatre.