Tag Archives: Jews

Israel – a curious national home

Israel – a curious national home Uri Avnery examines how attention-seeking Israeli politicians are racing to propose laws so outrageous that the media cannot possibly ignore them, the latest being a bill on "Israel – the National State of the Jewish People”. Read more [...]

“Official” UK anti-Semitism definition gets two-finger salute from legal experts

Israeli flag overshadowing UK Union Jack Stuart Littlewood explains why legal experts have dismissed the “official” UK definition of anti-Semitism, and hopes this will encourage academic and party leaders to resist Israel lobby bullying. Read more [...]

One hundred years of the Balfour Declaration

Balfour, Britain and the Israeli flag Lawrence Davidson says UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s intention to celebrate the Balfour Declaration is based on an illusion that something awful is really something prideful, and distorts the entire historical episode that led to Israel’s creation. Read more [...]

American Zionists and the issue of immigrants

Zionism and US immigration Explaining US Zionist support for Trump’s bigotry, Lawrence Davidson says the Zionists have been “eroding away the humanistic aspects of Jewish values for decades” in favour of “the worst sort of identity politics”. Read more [...]

The Israeli Trumpess: Miri Regev

Miri Regev Uri Avnery examines the rise of Israel’s very own equivalent of Donald Trump, one Miri Regev, the descendant of Moroccan Jewish immigrants who views her ancestors and their culture with the deepest contempt. Read more [...]

Merkel and Netanyahu: Moral courage vs spineless cowardice

Angela Merkel and Binyamin Netanyahu Uri Avnery contrasts German Chancellor Merkel’s courage for hosting thousands of refugees with Israeli Premier Netanyahu, “an opportunist politician without much backbone, bending easily to pressure on small issues, not dealing at all with the big issues”. Read more [...]

Israel’s “rapidly approaching” civil war

Israeli army of religious extremists Uri Avnery examines the growing rift among Israeli Jews, in the light of a former intelligence chief’s warning of a rapidly approaching intra-Jewish civil war, and argues that the occupation could be what is keeping Israel united. Read more [...]

The dark secret of Israel’s stolen babies

Israel's stolen babies Jonathan Cook says Israel’s theft of thousands of Arab Jewish babies shows that its Arab Jews face the same enemy as the Palestinians: a European Jewish establishment resolutely opposed to living in peace and respect with either Arabs or the region. Read more [...]

Is Saudi Arabia Zion?

Overlapping Israeli and Saudi flags As relations between Israel and the Al Saud family warm up, James Dorsey explores the prospects offered by long-forgotten research by Arab historian Kamal Salibi which concluded that “Judaism’s Zion was not located in Israel but in Saudi Arabia”. Read more [...]

Zionism goes from bad to worse, taking Judaism with it

BBC headline: Rabbi Yosef calls for annihilation of Arabs Lawrence Davidson explains why in the eyes of increasing numbers, Israel is seen as a pariah state, and argues that the behaviour of its rabbinical officialdom may have already thrown its religious establishment into similar disgrace. Read more [...]