Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

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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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It’s open season on anyone opposing the occupation

By Noam Sheizaf |Published January 23, 2016 It’s open season on anyone opposing the occupation There is a campaign being carried out against anyone actively opposing the occupation in Israel, and it doesn’t matter if you’re an activist in the

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It’s open season on anyone opposing the occupation

By Noam Sheizaf |Published January 23, 2016 It’s open season on anyone opposing the occupation There is a campaign being carried out against anyone actively opposing the occupation in Israel, and it doesn’t matter if you’re an activist in the

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Gideon Levy – Don’t Celebrate the Israeli Occupation’s Impending Demise Just Yet

Don’t Celebrate the Israeli Occupation’s Impending Demise Just Yet The world will continue to pay hollow lip service in the form of absurd steps, like marking products from the settlements, for which it doesn’t stop apologizing. Gideon Levy Jan 24,

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Gideon Levy – Don’t Celebrate the Israeli Occupation’s Impending Demise Just Yet

Don’t Celebrate the Israeli Occupation’s Impending Demise Just Yet The world will continue to pay hollow lip service in the form of absurd steps, like marking products from the settlements, for which it doesn’t stop apologizing. Gideon Levy Jan 24,

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When criticism of occupation becomes ‘subversion’

By +972 Blog |Published January 21, 2016 When criticism of occupation becomes ‘subversion’ The political arrests of anti-occupation activists is just the latest step in the Right’s war against political dissidents. The next stage is anybody’s guess. By Itay Mack

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When criticism of occupation becomes ‘subversion’

By +972 Blog |Published January 21, 2016 When criticism of occupation becomes ‘subversion’ The political arrests of anti-occupation activists is just the latest step in the Right’s war against political dissidents. The next stage is anybody’s guess. By Itay Mack

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End all business in Israeli settlements, says Human Rights Watch

End all business in Israeli settlements, says Human Rights Watch Ali Abunimah Electronic Intifada — 19 January 2016   Human Rights Watch is calling on all corporations to completely end their business activities in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank,

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End all business in Israeli settlements, says Human Rights Watch

End all business in Israeli settlements, says Human Rights Watch Ali Abunimah Electronic Intifada — 19 January 2016   Human Rights Watch is calling on all corporations to completely end their business activities in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank,

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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 “

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JPost: Knesset anti-BDS caucus calls for “war” on BDS movement

Brainstorming BDS battle strategies Erdan, MKs, NGOs discuss the fight against the Israel boycott movement at Battle Delegitimization conference. By LAHAV HARKOV ​Jerusalem Post –​ 01/06/2016   The government cannot fight fight the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement alone; it needs

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JPost: Knesset anti-BDS caucus calls for “war” on BDS movement

Brainstorming BDS battle strategies Erdan, MKs, NGOs discuss the fight against the Israel boycott movement at Battle Delegitimization conference. By LAHAV HARKOV ​Jerusalem Post –​ 01/06/2016   The government cannot fight fight the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement alone; it needs