Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

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“Why would that general compare Israel to 1930s Germany? Hmm…” – Haaretz

Why would that general compare Israel to 1930s Germany? Hmm… What was going through that anti-Semite general’s head when he compared the Chosen People to 1930s Europe? A few pointers.   By B. Michael Haaretz – May 15, 2016   With

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“Why would that general compare Israel to 1930s Germany? Hmm…” – Haaretz

Why would that general compare Israel to 1930s Germany? Hmm… What was going through that anti-Semite general’s head when he compared the Chosen People to 1930s Europe? A few pointers.   By B. Michael Haaretz – May 15, 2016   With

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Vera Baboun: Making life normal in the West Bank city of Bethlehem (ABC Radio National)

Vera Baboun: Making life normal in the West Bank city of Bethlehem Tuesday 10 May 2016 10:37AM Kathleen Calderwood IMAGE: VERA BABOUN IS BETHLEHEM’S FIRST FEMALE MAYOR IN 144 YEARS. (ABC RN/KATHLEEN CALDERWOOD) How do you effectively govern a city when almost

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Vera Baboun: Making life normal in the West Bank city of Bethlehem (ABC Radio National)

Vera Baboun: Making life normal in the West Bank city of Bethlehem Tuesday 10 May 2016 10:37AM Kathleen Calderwood IMAGE: VERA BABOUN IS BETHLEHEM’S FIRST FEMALE MAYOR IN 144 YEARS. (ABC RN/KATHLEEN CALDERWOOD) How do you effectively govern a city when almost

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Tair Kaminer: Israeli teenager facing multiple prison sentences for refusing military service says she ‘won’t break’

Tair Kaminer: Israeli teenager facing multiple prison sentences for refusing military service says she ‘won’t break’ In an exclusive interview with The Independent, she talked of her hopes for peace and the role of conscientious objectors Lizzie Dearden Sunday 31

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Tair Kaminer: Israeli teenager facing multiple prison sentences for refusing military service says she ‘won’t break’

Tair Kaminer: Israeli teenager facing multiple prison sentences for refusing military service says she ‘won’t break’ In an exclusive interview with The Independent, she talked of her hopes for peace and the role of conscientious objectors Lizzie Dearden Sunday 31

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Israeli government threats against Palestinian human rights defenders – Omar Barghouti

Israeli government threats against Palestinian human rights defenders Omar Barghouti Some on this list, including journalists, have written to me inquiring about or voicing their concern at the recent Israeli government minister’s threat of “civil targeted killing” against BDS “leaders”

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Israeli government threats against Palestinian human rights defenders – Omar Barghouti

Israeli government threats against Palestinian human rights defenders Omar Barghouti Some on this list, including journalists, have written to me inquiring about or voicing their concern at the recent Israeli government minister’s threat of “civil targeted killing” against BDS “leaders”

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It’s Never Israel’s Fault: Two Gazan Children Are Dead and Their Story Goes Untold

It’s Never Israel’s Fault: Two Gazan Children Are Dead and Their Story Goes Untold It’s not hard to imagine what would have happened had Hamas killed two Israeli children, brother and sister, with a Qassam. Gideon Levy Mar 17, 2016

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It’s Never Israel’s Fault: Two Gazan Children Are Dead and Their Story Goes Untold

It’s Never Israel’s Fault: Two Gazan Children Are Dead and Their Story Goes Untold It’s not hard to imagine what would have happened had Hamas killed two Israeli children, brother and sister, with a Qassam. Gideon Levy Mar 17, 2016

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When the fight over BDS is a Jewish civil war

When the fight over BDS is a Jewish civil war It’s not anti-Semitism that makes pro-Israel Jewish students at Vassar feel uncomfortable, it’s anti-Zionism, sometimes championed by fellow Jews. By Peter Beinart | Mar. 8, 2016 | 1:54 PM |  2 Vassar, according to

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When the fight over BDS is a Jewish civil war

When the fight over BDS is a Jewish civil war It’s not anti-Semitism that makes pro-Israel Jewish students at Vassar feel uncomfortable, it’s anti-Zionism, sometimes championed by fellow Jews. By Peter Beinart | Mar. 8, 2016 | 1:54 PM |  2 Vassar, according to

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Brian Eno: Israel is using artists, again, to obscure its dismal human rights record. We must all demand the truth.

Brian Eno: “Oscars’ swag bag is part of Israel’s cultural propaganda campaign” Israel is using artists, again, to obscure its dismal human rights record. We must all demand the truth   BRIAN ENO   Salon — FRIDAY, FEB 26, 2016

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Brian Eno: Israel is using artists, again, to obscure its dismal human rights record. We must all demand the truth.

Brian Eno: “Oscars’ swag bag is part of Israel’s cultural propaganda campaign” Israel is using artists, again, to obscure its dismal human rights record. We must all demand the truth   BRIAN ENO   Salon — FRIDAY, FEB 26, 2016

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Greatest Threat to Free Speech in the West: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation – Glen Greenwald & Andrew Fishman

Greatest Threat to Free Speech in the West: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation   ​Glen Greenwald, Andrew Fishman The Intercept – Feb. 16, 2016​ – The UK Government today announced that it is now illegal for “local [city] councils, public

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Greatest Threat to Free Speech in the West: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation – Glen Greenwald & Andrew Fishman

Greatest Threat to Free Speech in the West: Criminalizing Activism Against Israeli Occupation   ​Glen Greenwald, Andrew Fishman The Intercept – Feb. 16, 2016​ – The UK Government today announced that it is now illegal for “local [city] councils, public