Posts Tagged: criticism of Israel

Peter Slezak on BDS and its critics

BDS and its critics Peter Slezak   Berlin pavement memorial to four of the 6 million   There has been a shameless tendency to exploit the memory of the Holocaust to silence criticism of Israel. By playing on deep sensitivity

Peter Slezak on BDS and its critics

BDS and its critics Peter Slezak   Berlin pavement memorial to four of the 6 million   There has been a shameless tendency to exploit the memory of the Holocaust to silence criticism of Israel. By playing on deep sensitivity

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

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

Anti-Semitism and ‘Jews for Genocide’?

The following remarks are a lightly edited email to a colleague who sent me Bernard Harrison’s recent publication by the American Jewish Committee (AJC). Dear …, Since we initiated our down-under emulation of ‘Jews for Genocide’ ( – Melanie Phillips’

Anti-Semitism and ‘Jews for Genocide’?

The following remarks are a lightly edited email to a colleague who sent me Bernard Harrison’s recent publication by the American Jewish Committee (AJC). Dear …, Since we initiated our down-under emulation of ‘Jews for Genocide’ ( – Melanie Phillips’