Category Archives: Australia

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Australian elections: I support Palestine and I vote APAN campaign

  Palestinians are living under a crushing occupation, as exiles or as second class citizens inside Israel. This must stop and Australia can do something about it. These weeks before the election is when candidates are most listening to what

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Australian elections: I support Palestine and I vote APAN campaign

  Palestinians are living under a crushing occupation, as exiles or as second class citizens inside Israel. This must stop and Australia can do something about it. These weeks before the election is when candidates are most listening to what

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Jews, Journalists And Junkets: Why Australian Media Covers Palestine So Badly

  (IMAGE: Basel Al Yazouri, Flickr) Jews, Journalists And Junkets: Why Australian Media Covers Palestine So Badly By Michael Brull on April 7, 2016 Michael Brull spoke at a one-day symposium in Melbourne last week, organised by Australians For Palestine. Following is

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Jews, Journalists And Junkets: Why Australian Media Covers Palestine So Badly

  (IMAGE: Basel Al Yazouri, Flickr) Jews, Journalists And Junkets: Why Australian Media Covers Palestine So Badly By Michael Brull on April 7, 2016 Michael Brull spoke at a one-day symposium in Melbourne last week, organised by Australians For Palestine. Following is

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On Eve Of Australian Speaking Tour, Palestinian Journalist Ali Abunimah Still Waiting For Visa Approval

  On Eve Of Australian Speaking Tour, Palestinian Journalist Ali Abunimah Still Waiting For Visa Approval By Chris Graham on March 14, 2016 With less than a week before he’s supposed to board a flight to Australia to speak at a major

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On Eve Of Australian Speaking Tour, Palestinian Journalist Ali Abunimah Still Waiting For Visa Approval

  On Eve Of Australian Speaking Tour, Palestinian Journalist Ali Abunimah Still Waiting For Visa Approval By Chris Graham on March 14, 2016 With less than a week before he’s supposed to board a flight to Australia to speak at a major

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Please sign the petition: Give Ali Abunimah a Visa to speak in Australia

Give Ali Abunimah a Visa to speak in Australia PETITIONING – Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton MP Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop MP Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Varghese     Your help is

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Please sign the petition: Give Ali Abunimah a Visa to speak in Australia

Give Ali Abunimah a Visa to speak in Australia PETITIONING – Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton MP Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop MP Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Varghese     Your help is

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A Jewish Lab-Rat – new blog post by Yaakov Aharon

Like Sparta bore fighters, my cult of yesteryear raised me to be a rabbi. I am a lab-rat bred in a airtight, kosher-certified vat of religious radicalism. I can fondly recall, from the furthest part in the basements in my

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A Jewish Lab-Rat – new blog post by Yaakov Aharon

Like Sparta bore fighters, my cult of yesteryear raised me to be a rabbi. I am a lab-rat bred in a airtight, kosher-certified vat of religious radicalism. I can fondly recall, from the furthest part in the basements in my

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I Think I Just Chose to be a Token Jew – new blog post by Yaakov Aharon

“Don’t be anyone’s useful idiot,” Sam warned me. “The Jewish community loves solidarity and Palestinian advocacy loves ‘token Jews’ so they can claim nothing is problematic. Just be Yaakov.” I took in Sam’s thought like a double shot of coffee

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I Think I Just Chose to be a Token Jew – new blog post by Yaakov Aharon

“Don’t be anyone’s useful idiot,” Sam warned me. “The Jewish community loves solidarity and Palestinian advocacy loves ‘token Jews’ so they can claim nothing is problematic. Just be Yaakov.” I took in Sam’s thought like a double shot of coffee

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Peter Slezak – Denouncing Israeli Violence is Not Anti-Semitism: Reply to Alex Ryvchin

Denouncing Israeli Violence is Not Anti-Semitism: Reply to Alex Ryvchin Peter Slezak A recent article by Alex Ryvchin is predicated, it seems to me, on a fundamental act of dishonesty. By failing to mention the violence of Israel’s military occupation, he allows

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Peter Slezak – Denouncing Israeli Violence is Not Anti-Semitism: Reply to Alex Ryvchin

Denouncing Israeli Violence is Not Anti-Semitism: Reply to Alex Ryvchin Peter Slezak A recent article by Alex Ryvchin is predicated, it seems to me, on a fundamental act of dishonesty. By failing to mention the violence of Israel’s military occupation, he allows

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“The Boy Who Climbed the Wall” – new blog post by Yaakov Aharon

Today at 12:35am from Eli “So messed up I was on the same street as a shooting in telaviv It was 500 meters away from where I was 1 dead 5 injured And his Still [sic] on the run “

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“The Boy Who Climbed the Wall” – new blog post by Yaakov Aharon

Today at 12:35am from Eli “So messed up I was on the same street as a shooting in telaviv It was 500 meters away from where I was 1 dead 5 injured And his Still [sic] on the run “