Stop Israel’s War on Gaza, Ethnic Cleansing in Jerusalem
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Stop Israel’s War on Gaza, Ethnic Cleansing in Jerusalem

The World Socialist Web Site emphatically condemns the Israeli onslaught against the population of Gaza, as well as the ethnic cleansing operation in Jerusalem which preceded the conflict and set a match to it. The workers of the entire world, including the Israeli working class, must oppose the ongoing aggression against the Palestinian people. Dozens…

“Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan for the Middle East
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“Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan for the Middle East

Today, May 13, 2021, we commemorate The Nakba. 73 years ago on May 13, 1948. The Palestinian Catastrophe prevails. In a 2018 report, the United Nations stated that Gaza had become “unliveable”: With an economy in free fall, 70 per cent youth unemployment, widely contaminated drinking water and a collapsed health care system, Gaza has become “unliveable”, according to the Special…

Israel’s Aggressive Actions Are Indefensible
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Israel’s Aggressive Actions Are Indefensible

The ‘Israeli’-provoked violence is deplorable enough as it is since it was started by the Jewish State’s aggressive colonial ambitions against the occupied Palestinian people in complete contradiction of international law but was made even worse by the fact that it’s occurring right before the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr that commemorates the end of…

Israel’s Annexation Plan Is “The Nakba Revisited”
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Israel’s Annexation Plan Is “The Nakba Revisited”

Anniversaries commemorate past events. And you could be forgiven for thinking that an event which happened 72 years ago is indeed in the past. This is true of most anniversaries, except when it comes to the Nakba, the “disaster, catastrophe or cataclysm” that marks the partition of Mandatory Palestine in 1948 and the creation of Israel….

On Nakba Day, Israelis Forced to Confront a Guilty Secret
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On Nakba Day, Israelis Forced to Confront a Guilty Secret

For 66 years Israel’s founding generation has lived with a guilty secret, one it successfully concealed from the generations that followed. Forests were planted to hide war crimes. School textbooks mythologised the events surrounding Israel’s creation. The army was blindly venerated as the most moral in the world. Once, “Nakba” – Arabic for “Catastrophe”, referring…

Israel’s Pogroms in Jerusalem Could Spark the Destruction of al-Aqsa
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Israel’s Pogroms in Jerusalem Could Spark the Destruction of al-Aqsa

As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close, it is becoming clear that the violence against Palestinians in Jerusalem has been ramped up in a coordinated effort by the Israeli government, the Jerusalem municipality, the Israeli police, and violent Zionist gangs. These latest events must be seen in the larger context of the…