Middle East

Students marching in Quebec earlier this week. (Facebook / ASSÉ)

by Kate Aronoff

Students marching in Quebec earlier this week. (Facebook / ASSÉ)

While the U.S. media have remained relatively quiet about it, students in Quebec are in the middle of Continue →

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Libya Talks Continue in Morocco

by Bastien on March 27, 2015

Photo Credit: Middle East Online

The governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S. released a joint statement on the resumption of Libyan peace talks in Morocco, as well as concern Continue →

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Talking about talks, a risk-free game

by sarahbenton on March 27, 2015

The rapture for Netanyahu is confined to Congress it seems. Elsewhere it’s a rupture with the administration and groups round the US this one organised by Code Pink outside the Continue →

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by The Editors

Earlier this month, Waging Nonviolence columnist George Lakey wrote about Earth Quaker Action Team’s recent success in forcing PNC Bank to stop financing mountaintop removal. As a veteran Continue →

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Panic as universities debate Israeli policies

by sarahbenton on March 26, 2015

Southampton university

University’s ‘antisemitic’ Israel conference condemned

Southampton University’s decision to organise a conference questioning Israel’s right to exist has been condemned as ‘legitimising antisemitism‘

By Patrick Sawyer and and Jonny Paul, The Continue →

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Labour slammed as anti-Israel

by sarahbenton on March 26, 2015

Ed Miliband, Jewish Labour leader Photo by PA

Can You Still Be Jewish on the British Left?

Labour voters forced to choose between their party and their support for Israel: Part four Continue →

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 Photo Credit: Hani Mohamed/AP

Following President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s reported flight from Aden by boat, Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes aimed at halting Houthi advances. The UAE, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar, Morocco, Continue →

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A Palestinian comes to collect the family’s belongings after his EU-funded metal shelter was demolished. When Israeli authorities do give a reason for their swaths of destruction, they say it Continue →

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Jose LaSalle of Copwatch Patrol Unit speaks at a Disarm NYPD event on March 21. (WNV/Ashoka Jegroo)

by Ashoka Jegroo

Jose LaSalle of Copwatch Patrol Unit speaks at a Disarm NYPD event on March 21. (WNV/Ashoka Jegroo)

A newly-formed group of activists are teaming up with Copwatch, an Continue →

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Articles from Haaretz and Al Monitor

An Arab Israeli at a voting booth in a polling station in the northern town of Umm el-Fahm, March 17, 2015. Photo by Ammar Awad Continue →

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After the jihadist killings in France last year the British state was quick to provide extra security for Jewish centres (though not for journalists, the primary target of the attacks). Continue →

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Reports from Ma’an news and the EU.

Israeli forces destroy a Palestinian-owned water tank in Dura village near Hebron in the occupied West Bank, 16 April 2012. Photo by Mamoun Wazwaz Continue →

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J Street U students plot rebellion against Jewish right-wing’s big money

The liberal lobby’s campus activists launch a campaign against donors’ ‘stranglehold’ over communal groups, and Hillel is first in line.

By Continue →

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Top White House official calls for end to ’50-year occupation’

Chief of Staff McDonough says Israel’s government must match ‘words with actions and policies,’ warns PM’s statements can’t be willed away

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Israel spies on its patron to scupper Iran talks

by sarahbenton on March 25, 2015

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama meeting at the White House in October. The gap between them now seems unbridgeable. The leaders disagree over the negotiations with Iran. Continue →

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US-Israel split widens

by sarahbenton on March 25, 2015

James Baker, former Republican Secretary of State, gets warm reception at JStreet conference for his criticism of Israeli government’s refusal to hold serious negotiations with PA.

Obama says ‘real policy difference’ Continue →

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Building for long-term progressive revival in Ohio

by Geoff Gilbert on March 24, 2015

The Ohio Student Association organized an 11-mile march from the Walmart where John Crawford was killed to the Beavercreek police station on September 25. (Facebook)

by Geoff Gilbert

The Ohio Student Association organized an 11-mile march from the Walmart where John Crawford was killed to the Beavercreek police station on September 25. (Facebook)

Retail workers organizing Continue →

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White House Chief of Staff Says Netanyahu Declaration Could Not Be Ignored

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis, NY Times March 23, 2015

WASHINGTON — Denis McDonough, President Obama’s chief of staff, said that the Continue →

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Bibi sinks to new low to save his skin

by sarahbenton on March 24, 2015

Natanyahu warning of the ‘Arabs coming out in droves’. Israelis responded.

Netanyahu sank into the moral gutter – and there will be consequences

By Jonathan Freedland, CiF, The Guardian March 20, 2015The result Continue →

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Hannah Weisfeld on a recent Yachad visit to the oPt.Hannah Weisfeld: ‘Important For Non-Jews To Hear That Zionism Isn’t Israeli Government Policy’

By Mehdi Hasan, Huffington Post November 11, 2014

It is difficult Continue →

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A student supporting the boycott at (Facebook / CIW)

by Kate Aronoff

A student supporting the boycott at Sunday’s Fair Food Concert in St. Petersberg, Fla. (Facebook / CIW)

Amid Grammy-winning acts on a hot stage in sunny St. Petersberg, Continue →

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