You Are Here: Home » Posts tagged "Israel"

Fuelling worldwide antisemitism over Gaza will not make Israel any safer

Sorry about repeating it, but the Israeli government is being played like a piano by Hamas. Who needs suicide bombers when you can get the Israeli Army to do your dirty work? This relentless bombing of Gaza, killing civilians, children, handicapped people, can only make grow the horror that the international community feels. No sympathy for Israel, since the disproportion in the number of deaths is so great ...

Read more

Iran & Israel. All You Need Is Love

In a heartwarming short movie, a group of Israelis were interviewed on what their wishes for Iran were. The answers reveal a citizenry tired of the escalation between the two countries. Designed by the One Wish Project, this video aims at capturing the genuine attitudes of the street in Israel regarding the conflict with Iran. Far from the fear-mongering and rhetorical escalation that usually characterizes ...

Read more

Academics across Europe express outrage at Israeli/US pressure on EU

Academics write to EU chief to demand no sell-out on settlment funding ban BRICUP and AURDIP | 12 September 2013 | Academics across Europe express outrage at Israeli/US pressure on EU Over 500 academics, including researchers from 13 European Union member states, have today written to the EU’s head of Foreign Policy, urging the EU not to water down its new guidelines preventing EU funding from being awarded ...

Read more

The Palestine Liberation Movement is not about Anti-Semitism

Without regard to the validity of Joseph Massad’s exposition of the historical and dialectic relationship between Zionism and anti-Semitism, why is Massad trying to justify the Palestine liberation movement on the basis that it is a battle against anti-Semitism? Of course, Massad is by no means the only Palestinian to make Jewish issues and anti-Semitism central to the Palestinian struggle.  Ali Abunimah ha ...

Read more

International campaign to free Nathan Blanc, Israeli refusenik

On May 12, 2013, Nathan Blanc was sentenced to a tenth term, of 28 days in prison. He had been released from military prison on Sunday, May 5, 2013, after serving a 20-day term for refusing to serve in the Israeli Army.  So far he has been sentenced to a total of 178 days in prison (including the current sentence). The time has come for a national and international campaign to FREE NATHAN BLANC! We call gro ...

Read more

Chomsky supports UK MP’s criticism of Israel

American academic Noam Chomsky has lent his support to a British Liberal Democrat MP, who criticized the Israeli regime's violent treatment of Palestinians. Earlier in January, Bradford East MP David Ward accused “the Jews” in Israel of having failed to learn lessons from their persecution by the Nazis in World War II by continuing to “inflict atrocities” on Palestinian people “on a daily basis.” Chomsky sa ...

Read more

A good day for shaking prejudices

The interesting thing about a piece of good news that defies apparently established prejudice, discrimination and even a state of undeclared war is that it can “shock” us out of our acceptance that “things are the way they are”, people hate, fear, exclude and attempt to destroy others in all kinds of conflicts. This we call “normality” and it seems to validate a creeping belief that human nature is rather n ...

Read more

Regarding the situation in Israel and Palestine

World without Wars and Violence Statement Once more the Middle East, centred on modern day Israel and Palestine, is in a situation of war and we find it again necessary to take a position. We base our position on the following points that seem relevant to us: Although this conflict may be about control of territory, there are outside interests involved who are making large amounts of money at the expense of ...

Read more

Who benefits from the Arab-Israeli Conflict?

As some kind of ceasefire inches its way ahead with the help of surrounding interested parties the 'you started first' usual rhetoric from both sides involved in the present round of missiles exchange between Hamas and Israel leaves everybody none the wiser about: Why? Why now? What do they expect to achieve? Who else is pulling strings? Will it stop?  Is there a long term solution? What can we do? As for w ...

Read more

Exclusive: As Obama and Romney Agree on Afghan War, Israel and Syria, Third Parties Give Alternative

In the last of our exclusive "Expanding the Debate" series, we bring you highlights of our coverage of last night’s final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, with the added voices of third-party candidates. As Obama and Romney faced off for the last time before the general election, we once again broke the sound barrier by inserting Jill Stein of the Green Party and Rocky Anderson o ...

Read more

Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.

Scroll to top