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SILENCING DOROTHY THOMPSON: Lessons in Courage for Our Fifth Estate


SILENCING DOROTHY THOMPSON: Lessons in Courage for Our Fifth Estate [This piece was originally posted at Mondoweiss.net which has pictures of Dorothy as well as a video link of her narration of Sands of Sorrow, a 1950 documentary of the plight … Continue reading

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A RESPONSE TO MICHAEL DOUGLAS: CRITICIZING ISRAEL ISN’T ANTI-SEMITISM


By Gil Maguire Michael Douglas, in his op-ed piece in last Sunday’s LA Times, “Finding Judaism, facing anti-Semitism”, tells a compelling story about his young son encountering an anti-Semite at a hotel pool in southern Europe who shouted insults at … Continue reading

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SELECTIVE VOTING IN THE LAND OF GREATER ISRAEL


By Gil Maguire Can a country that has deprived over a third of its population  of basic civil rights, including the right to vote, for nearly half a century, be called a democracy?  Next week, citizens of Israel, who proudly … Continue reading

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My New Novel: Armageddon in the Gulf – Book One: Prelude to Disaster


I have just completed a two book novel (duology?) about the Israeli-Palestine conflict that is centered around an Israeli attack on Iran. In doing research for it, I decided to reread Exodus. The high-point for me was Uris’ rendition of … 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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Slaughter on the Golan


SLAUGHTER ON THE GOLAN By Gil Maguire       As recently reported in the media, at least 12 unarmed Palestinian and Syrian demonstrators were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers on May 15 and perhaps as many as 22 more on June … Continue reading

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Simon Weisenthal’s Museum of Intolerance


      Below is a post from today’s Mondoweiss on the appalling intolerance of the Los Angeles Simon Weisenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance.   I have some personal history with the center and museum.  In 1948 David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s founding father and the … Continue reading

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