Tag Archives: Jews

Israel seeks “Jewish” non-Jews in numbers battle with Palestinians

Redefining Jews Jonathan Cook argues that to make up for its demographic shortfalls and ensure that Israel remains Jewish, Israel is considering broadening the definition of “Jew” to include “crypto-Jews”, “emerging Jewish” communities and descended from Jewish “lost tribes”. Read more [...]

Education and ideology: The case of Israel and Zionism

Education and ideology Lawrence Davidson argues that, in the case of Israel, “education has been subordinated to ideology to such an extent that it cannot promote diversity, shared values and a common identity with non-Jews”. Read more [...]

No time for shallow diplomacy, Christians, in the religious war on churches in the Holy Land

Palestinian Christians cry for help Stuart Littlewood examines the indifference of the Western Church establishments to the desperate cry for help from the National Coalition of Christian Organisations in Palestine, and argues the case for resetting the Christian-Jewish dialogue. Read more [...]

Judea declares war on British musician Roger Waters

Roger Waters writing "We don't need no thought control" on Israel's apartheid wall Gilad Atzmon writes: I am not the Read more [...]

Israel’s efforts to hide Palestinians from view no longer fools young American Jews

Jewish and Palestinian anti-occupation activists Jonathan Cook says US Jewry are becoming polarised, between an older generation whose ignorance allows them to advocate unthinkingly for Israel and a young generation whose knowledge has brought with it a sense of responsibility. Read more [...]

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 [...]