Posts Tagged: Eran Asoulin

Hebrew and the Israeli Arabs

In 1986, Anton Shammas’ Hebrew-language novel Arabesques was published in Israel. When the novel was translated and published in English two years later it was chosen by the editors of The New York Times Book Review as one of the

Hebrew and the Israeli Arabs

In 1986, Anton Shammas’ Hebrew-language novel Arabesques was published in Israel. When the novel was translated and published in English two years later it was chosen by the editors of The New York Times Book Review as one of the

“If only the Palestinians had accepted the UN partition plan in 1947, we would have 60 years of peace by now.”

In an Opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald late last month, Colin Rubinstein, the executive director of AIJAC (Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council), commented that: “While it is understandable that Palestinians remember the suffering of 700,000 Palestinians who fled

“If only the Palestinians had accepted the UN partition plan in 1947, we would have 60 years of peace by now.”

In an Opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald late last month, Colin Rubinstein, the executive director of AIJAC (Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council), commented that: “While it is understandable that Palestinians remember the suffering of 700,000 Palestinians who fled

Balance and Imbalance in the Media

In late April of this year an exhibition opened of photographs of Arab refugees who were displaced from their homes in Israel in 1948. Held at London’s Barbican Arts Centre, it consists of 16 black and white images taken by

Balance and Imbalance in the Media

In late April of this year an exhibition opened of photographs of Arab refugees who were displaced from their homes in Israel in 1948. Held at London’s Barbican Arts Centre, it consists of 16 black and white images taken by

Recidivism in Hebron

A 118-page report, titled BREAKING THE SILENCE: Soldiers’ Testimonies From Hebron 2005-2007, was published recently. The organisation (Breaking the Silence) is composed of “veterans who served in the Israeli army during the Second Intifada (since September 2000), and have taken

Recidivism in Hebron

A 118-page report, titled BREAKING THE SILENCE: Soldiers’ Testimonies From Hebron 2005-2007, was published recently. The organisation (Breaking the Silence) is composed of “veterans who served in the Israeli army during the Second Intifada (since September 2000), and have taken

Is Ahmadinejad the Modern Hitler?

The verbal assault by certain Western leaders on Iran (apart from the political and economic sanctions that have been imposed on Iran unilaterally by the US, or by the UN) has remained at such terrifying heights for so long that,

Is Ahmadinejad the Modern Hitler?

The verbal assault by certain Western leaders on Iran (apart from the political and economic sanctions that have been imposed on Iran unilaterally by the US, or by the UN) has remained at such terrifying heights for so long that,

A Binational State? God Forbid!

Uri Avnery, the well-known Israeli left-wing peace activist and past Knesset member who has worked tirelessly for many decades to bring an end to the Israel/Palestine conflict, is a vocal critic of the so-called ‘one-state solution’. In articles with titles

A Binational State? God Forbid!

Uri Avnery, the well-known Israeli left-wing peace activist and past Knesset member who has worked tirelessly for many decades to bring an end to the Israel/Palestine conflict, is a vocal critic of the so-called ‘one-state solution’. In articles with titles

Why doesn’t X recognise Israel?

There is a certain mantra that “X refuses to recognise Israel” (X also “refuses to renounce violence” and “refuses to abide by previous agreements”, but that’s another matter). The US, the EU, Israel, several Arab states, amongst many other states,

Why doesn’t X recognise Israel?

There is a certain mantra that “X refuses to recognise Israel” (X also “refuses to renounce violence” and “refuses to abide by previous agreements”, but that’s another matter). The US, the EU, Israel, several Arab states, amongst many other states,

Gandhi and the Palestinians

On February 25, 2008, about 5000 Gaza citizens formed a human chain along the Israeli border in protest at Israel’s blockade of Gaza. Many of the protesters were women, children, and university students. As Jamal al-Khoudary, an independent MP and

Gandhi and the Palestinians

On February 25, 2008, about 5000 Gaza citizens formed a human chain along the Israeli border in protest at Israel’s blockade of Gaza. Many of the protesters were women, children, and university students. As Jamal al-Khoudary, an independent MP and