Category Archives: Zionism

WHY THEY FIGHT: 47 YEARS A SLAVE – TO ILLEGAL ISRAELI OCCUPATION


Palestinians have been waiting for their independence for almost a century.  At the end of World War I, Palestine, which had been a colony of the Ottoman Empire, was occupied by the British army.  Palestine’s population was then 93 percent … Continue reading

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CHANGING THE NARRATIVE: FROM “ISRAEL IS FIGHTING A WAR OF SELF-DEFENSE” TO “THE PALESTINIANS ARE FIGHTING A WAR OF INDEPENDENCE”


I am constantly amazed at how the Israeli narrative of self-defense is never challenged in the media, particularly since the Palestinian narrative, that they are fighting a war of independence, is so much more accurate and compelling.  So here we … Continue reading

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BANALITY IN THE PROMISED LAND: Admitting and Rationalizing Zionism’s Evil Deeds


My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel is a personal account of the history of the Jews in Palestine (later Israel) by Ari Shavit, a liberal and influential Israeli journalist and writer who was at one time a … Continue reading

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A TIME FOR ATONEMENT: Will this Yom Kippur Bring Justice for the Palestinians?


A TIME FOR ATONEMENT: Will this Yom Kippur Bring Justice for the Palestinians? by Gil Maguire On September 29 American and Israeli Jews celebrated Rosh Hashanah.  The ten days following Rosh Hashanah are days of reflection and repentance for Jews … Continue reading

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Defensible Borders for Israel: The 1967 Lines are Just Fine


By Gil Maguire             In his Middle East policy speech last Thursday, President Obama said,    The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps, so that secure and recognized borders are … Continue reading

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