Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

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Israel’s watershed moment that wasn’t

By Larry Derfner September 12, 2014 Israel’s watershed moment that wasn’t Liberals abroad seem to think that for Israel, Operation Protective Edge was a turning point — a wake-up call telling this country that it couldn’t keep going on like

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Israel’s watershed moment that wasn’t

By Larry Derfner September 12, 2014 Israel’s watershed moment that wasn’t Liberals abroad seem to think that for Israel, Operation Protective Edge was a turning point — a wake-up call telling this country that it couldn’t keep going on like

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“In civilian life, suspects of manslaughter or murder are immediately arrested. In the IDF the opposite is true.”

The IDF’s real face In civilian life, anyone suspected of manslaughter or murder is immediately arrested, with an investigation coming later. In the IDF the opposite is true. By Gideon Levy | Aug. 30, 2014   Khalil Anati with his

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“In civilian life, suspects of manslaughter or murder are immediately arrested. In the IDF the opposite is true.”

The IDF’s real face In civilian life, anyone suspected of manslaughter or murder is immediately arrested, with an investigation coming later. In the IDF the opposite is true. By Gideon Levy | Aug. 30, 2014   Khalil Anati with his

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SHLOMO SAND – When the muses thunder, the guns stay silent. The adage, habitually inverted, is inaccurate.

The Muses and Death by SHLOMO SAND   When the muses thunder, the guns stay silent. The adage, habitually inverted, is inaccurate. The propaganda sirens are never as loud as when the cannons, the planes and helicopters buzz and spit

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SHLOMO SAND – When the muses thunder, the guns stay silent. The adage, habitually inverted, is inaccurate.

The Muses and Death by SHLOMO SAND   When the muses thunder, the guns stay silent. The adage, habitually inverted, is inaccurate. The propaganda sirens are never as loud as when the cannons, the planes and helicopters buzz and spit

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Amira Hass: With Gaza war over, massive reconstruction awaits

With Gaza war over, massive reconstruction awaits Urgent tasks require $367 million; international private donors have already pledged $177m. By Amira Hass Aug. 28, 2014 Rebuilding Gaza will be a huge undertaking, but urgent tasks that need to be done right now already

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Amira Hass: With Gaza war over, massive reconstruction awaits

With Gaza war over, massive reconstruction awaits Urgent tasks require $367 million; international private donors have already pledged $177m. By Amira Hass Aug. 28, 2014 Rebuilding Gaza will be a huge undertaking, but urgent tasks that need to be done right now already

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Seeking Accountability for Gaza

Seeking Accountability for Gaza August 23, 2014 Israel and the Obama administration insist that Israel’s recent slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza was justified by indiscriminate rocket fire from the blockaded area, but some international law advocates think the disproportionate response

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Seeking Accountability for Gaza

Seeking Accountability for Gaza August 23, 2014 Israel and the Obama administration insist that Israel’s recent slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza was justified by indiscriminate rocket fire from the blockaded area, but some international law advocates think the disproportionate response

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Gideon Levy: The difference between children

The difference between children It is human that the killing of an Israeli boy, a child of ours, would arouse greater identification than the death of some other child. What is incomprehensible is the Israeli response to the killing of

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Gideon Levy: The difference between children

The difference between children It is human that the killing of an Israeli boy, a child of ours, would arouse greater identification than the death of some other child. What is incomprehensible is the Israeli response to the killing of

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Diaspora dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital – and risky

Diaspora dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital – and risky In the global Jewish diaspora, dissent against Israel is a relatively new phenomenon. Because links to family, religion and community are so strong, criticism can be costly Antony Loewenstein theguardian.com, Thursday

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Diaspora dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital – and risky

Diaspora dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital – and risky In the global Jewish diaspora, dissent against Israel is a relatively new phenomenon. Because links to family, religion and community are so strong, criticism can be costly Antony Loewenstein theguardian.com, Thursday