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 »

Tag: Jewish Identity

Top BBC executive publicly endorses key Zionist mantra 

A senior BBC executive has publicly come out as an advocate of Zionism. Danny Cohen, who is the director of BBC Television, claimed that anti-Semitism has become so bad that he has

Britain’s Ed “Zigzag” Miliband is losing his Jewish donors

Gilad Atzmon writes: The Times of Israel reported on 9 November that British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband is losing the support of Jewish donors due to his party’s pro-Palestine stance. The

Given up on being a Jew: Professor Shlomo Sand speaks out

“I wish to resign and cease considering myself a Jew.” These are the word of Shlomo Sand, an Israeli professor of history at Tel Aviv University. Risking opprobrium in a deeply narcissistic

Israel’s kosher philosopher

Asa Kasher

Gilad Atzmon looks at how Israeli “philosopher” Asa Kasher justifies killing Palestinian civilians and offers “a glimpse into Jewish tribal ethno-centrism in which ‘goodness’ is defined solely by Jewish interests”.

“But is it good for the Jews?”

Zionism is the problem

Lawrence Davidson explains why Israel and Zionism are not fit for purpose, and argues that Jews must distance themselves from Zionism and Israel, if only for their own enlightened self-interest.

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.

Ed Miliband – shameless Zionist in our midst

Binyamin Netanyahu and Ed Miliband

Gilad Atzmon views a speech by British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband to the Zionist lobby Labour Friends of Israel in which Miliband affirmed his Jewish tribal affiliation and loyalty to Israel.

The Israel that could have been in Argentina

Pope at Herzl's dump

With the conclusion of the Argentinian Pope Francis’s visit to Palestine, Uri Avnery reminds us of what could have been: an Israel located in Argentina, as preferred by Zionism’s founder, Theodor Herzl.

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.