‘Previously Unknown Massacres’: Why is Israel Allowed to Own Palestinian History?

‘Previously Unknown Massacres’: Why is Israel Allowed to Own Palestinian History?

Haaretz’s investigative report – ‘Classified Docs Reveal Massacres of Palestinians in ’48 – and What Israeli Leaders Knew’ – is a must-read. It should be particularly read by any person who considers himself a ‘Zionist’ and also by people who, for whatever reason, support Israel, anywhere in the world. “In the village of Al-Dawayima (…),…

On ‘Gassing the Arabs’ and Other Diseases: Is Israel a ‘Sick Society’?

On ‘Gassing the Arabs’ and Other Diseases: Is Israel a ‘Sick Society’?

For whatever reason, some mistakenly perceive the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, as liberal, progressive and even ‘pro-Palestinian’. Of course, none of this is true. This misconstrued depiction of an essentially Zionist and anti-Palestinian newspaper tells of a much bigger story of how confusing Israeli politics is, and how equally confused many of us are in understanding…

With Symbolic Hebron Chanukah Visit, Israeli President Greenlights Al-Aqsa Destruction

With Symbolic Hebron Chanukah Visit, Israeli President Greenlights Al-Aqsa Destruction

“Should the Al-Aqsa Mosque be destroyed, the match will be lit by a fanatic settler, but it is decades of Zionist indoctrination and Israeli policies that will be responsible for the destruction.” I wrote these words in a piece in this publication in August of 2021. In December of this year the Israeli establishment has…

The Middle East Powder Keg

The Middle East Powder Keg

The Middle East powder keg will affect us all when that final spark ignites it, Brian Cloughley writes. There are several powder kegs around the world, among them the South China Sea where the Pentagon’s surface warships, surveillance submarines and electronic warfare aircraft try to provoke China to take action against their aggressive operations, to…

The Sword and The Book: How Zionism Does Violence to the Jewish Tradition

The Sword and The Book: How Zionism Does Violence to the Jewish Tradition

In his comprehensive treatise on the subject of Judaism vs. Zionism, Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro writes, “The Jewish lifestyle is incompatible with the sword.” Violence and war are frowned upon in Judaism, which is one of the reasons that traditional, orthodox Jews by and large distance themselves from, if not completely rejecting, Zionism. It also explains…

Britain Is Ensuring the Death of a Palestinian State

Britain Is Ensuring the Death of a Palestinian State

The UK claims to support a ‘two-state’ solution in Israel-Palestine but the body of a Palestinian state has long been in the morgue, although nobody dares to have a funeral. As long as Britain and other states continue to superficially endorse a two-state solution, Israel will become entrenched as a full-blown apartheid state with international…