Category Archives: Apartheid in the “Holy Land”

Shattered peace: Israel-Palestine

Josh Ruebner University of Colorado Boulder, CO 5 November 2014 Outrage follows outrage in Israel and Palestine. Yesterday’s atrocity is quickly forgotten as a new one occurs. There is a dizzying vortex kidnappings, stabbings, killings of teenagers and rabbis, attacks … Continue reading

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Obama abuse

by Fred Nagel, Rhinebeck, NY in a letter to the Woodstock Times September 22, 2011 Even for a politician who has made his career out of serving the rich and well connected, these must seem like dismal times. Back in … Continue reading

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The gamble of Abu Mazen (أَبُو مَازِن‎)

by Uri Avnery, September 24, 2011 following President Obama’s speech before the UN, giving his reasons for the US not supporting Palestine First this (where President Obama was more right wing than most Israelis [see this]) and then: A WONDERFUL … Continue reading

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Former Israeli Minister of Education Shulamit Aloni discusses how to use the charge of antisemitism

In an 14 August 2002 interview with American journalist Amy Goodman, Shulamit Aloni– שולמית אלוני‎, a prominent member of the Israeli peace camp, founder of the Ratz party, leader of the Meretz party, Minister of Education from 1992 to 1993–described … Continue reading

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Israel draws international criticism for sweeping anti-boycott law

Dozens of Israeli lawmakers voted against the measure, including Nitzan Horowitz. Horowitz said, “We are dealing with a legislation that is an embarrassment to Israeli democracy and makes people around the world wonder if there is actually a democracy here. … Continue reading

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We can’t say this

We could get in trouble for this. Not in New York City, where this editorial is being written, because legitimate comment is protected under the First Amendment. But our editorials, along with many other stories and columns in the Forward, … Continue reading

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Speaking truth to power

Here is a letter Helaine Meisler wrote to the Woodstock Times (Woodstock, NY): During Hitler’s rise to power, as small group of Germans, the White Rose, published and distributed pamphlets. Their goal was to create resistance to Hitler among German … Continue reading

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Omar Barghouti discusses BDS

It’s not enough to see it as a ping-pong: Hamas attacked this, and Israel retaliated. Israel is never retaliating, because it’s the occupying power, and occupation, by definition, is aggression and violence. Very interesting interview with Omar Barghouti about the … Continue reading

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What the Goldstone op-ed doesn’t say

by Yaniv Reich on APRIL 2, 2011, in Mondoweiss: Israel is “vindicated”, claims Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman about Richard Goldstone’s latest op-ed in the Washington Post, adding that “we knew the truth and we had no doubt it would eventually … Continue reading

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Sinking Liberty

by Philip Giraldi for The American Conservative (never let it be said that I never cite conservative sources): The attack on the USS Liberty by Israeli warplanes and torpedo boats on June 8, 1967, has almost faded from memory, but … Continue reading

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