Tag Archives: Zionism

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 [...]

Trump has reminded Palestinians that it was always about one state

One state or two states in Palestine? Jonathan Cook says Trump’s claim that he is not fixated on a two-state solution means Israelis and Palestinians must define their objective: a fortress for their tribe, or a shared homeland with rights and dignity for all. 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 [...]

Despicable Balfour: A story of betrayal

To mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, Stuart Littlewood recalls Britain's duplicitous role in dispossessing the Palestinian people and creating Israel on stolen Palestinian land. Read more [...]

UK anti-Semitism report tries to whitewash Zionism

Home Affairs Select Committee meeting Stuart Littlewood argues that a report on alleged “anti-Semitism” in the UK by a British parliamentary committee not only fails to consider the opposite view, but is also half-baked, lopsided and written in whitewash. 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 [...]

Religious zealots ready for takeover of Israeli army

Jewish extremists in the Israeli Wehrmacht Jonathan Cook says the takeover of Israel’s security establishment by religious extremists means no hope of a peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – unless it is preceded by a civil war between Israel’s secular and its religious Jews. Read more [...]

Zionism begins to unravel 

Zionism unravels Lawrence Davidson explains the growing disconnect between the Zionist leaders of major US Jewish organisations – who remain uncritically supportive of Israel – and the increasingly alienated ordinary American Jews whom the leaders claimed to represent. Read more [...]