Tag Archives: Zionism

Watch: Gilad Atzmon and all that Jazz

Gilad Atzmon and all that Jazz Golriz Kolahi writes: Gilad Atzmon Read more [...]

How Kurdish independence underpins Israel’s plan to reshape the Middle East

Israeli and Kurdish flags Jonathan Cook views the Iraqi Kurdish secession referendum in the context of Israel’s Yinon Plan, which envisaged breaking apart the Middle East’s key states by fuelling sectarian and ethnic discord and “Balkanising” the region by creating ethnic statelets. Read more [...]

Forget the anti-Semitism fallacy, let’s focus on the Palestinians

Jewish anti-Zionist rabbi Blake Alcott says the usurpation of Palestine, against the will of the Palestinians, has nothing to do with Israel’s Jewishness, only with its colonialism and racism – a question of justice for the dispossessed, from which the illegitimacy of Israel simply follows. Read more [...]

How Netanyahu’s son became the poster boy for white supremacists

Jonathan Cook says racists in Israel and American and European white supremacists are counting on a revival of anti-Semitism in the United States and elsewhere in the Western world that will benefit them both. 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 [...]

BDS, human rights and the Jews

BDS at 12 years Lawrence Davidson examines the achievements of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement as it enters its 13th year, and debunks the Israeli arguments intended to destroy it, including the attempt to identify it with anti-Semitism. 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 [...]

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 [...]