On Monday, February 23rd, 2015, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted a discussion titled “Authorizing Military Action Against ISIL: Geography, Strategy and Unanswered Questions.” The three speakers included Continue →
The following post originally appeared on Security Assistance Monitor, a joint project with the Center for International Policy.
The recent murder of Jordan’s Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh by militants of the so-called Islamic State Continue →
Protest outside the White Houseagainst Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the White House in Washington, DC, October 1, 2014. Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP
How to Talk to Continue →
Here are reports from 1) Ma’an news and 2) Abu Dis Volunteers and 3) a press statement from CADFA. All photos from Abu Dis Volunteers
Israeli police raid Jerusalem Gate camp, Continue →
On Sunday, fighters reportedly affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Continue →
Hadash chairman Ayman Odeh at a press conference, February 11, 2015. Photo by Activestills.org
Odeh: racist Israeli laws to benefit joint Arab list
The unified Arab list is expected to see success Continue →
The people of Gaza are trapped between this fence and the sea.
Desperation Drives Gazans Over a Fence and Into Israeli Prisons
By Jodi Rudoren and Majd Al Waheidi, NY Times February 17, Continue →
In this posting, 1) EJP report emphasizes rise in antisemitic incidents, 2) Extracts from report of the inquiry by All-Party Parliamentary Committee on Anti-Semitism (to which JfJfP sent statement), 3) Continue →
Board of Deputies treasurer ‘bursting to criticise Israeli administration’
By Josh Jackman, Jewish Chronicle February 16, 2015
Outgoing Board of Deputies treasurer Laurence Brass has aimed a parting shot at the Israeli government, Continue →
The story of the scandal from Washington Post, 1); comments from Haaretz, 2) and Ynet 3).
Living the high life: Bibi and Sara. Photo by GPO.
Israel’s Netanyahu spent $24,000 on takeout, Continue →
Try being Palestinian and living in this guy’s neighborhood!!
Israeli Reporter’s Islamophobic Gotcha ‘Journalism’
By Richard Silverstein, Tikun Olam February 16, 2015
An Israeli journalist writing for the Adelson-owned, Makor Rishon/NRG, devised an Israeli Continue →
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo, August 2014. Photo by ReutersPalestinians prepare ‘diplomatic intifada’
With Israel preoccupied with elections and the Arab world preoccupied with Continue →
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt pays respects Sunday Feb. 15, 2015, at the Copenhagen Synagogue for the victims for the Saturday night’s shootings in Copenhagen. Photo by AP
Police say Copenhagen Continue →
In this Nov. 25, 2014 photo, Khaled Malakeh, 6, stands on the rubble of his family house in the Zeitoun neighbourhood in Gaza City, destroyed in an Israeli airstrike on Continue →
A Jewish group holds a die-in outside the office of the Board of Deputies of British Jews to protest their ethical hypocrisy.
The turbulent Priest and the arrogant Board – Reflections Continue →
Members of the Arab-led Joint List at a Tel Aviv press conference launching its Hebrew-language election campaign, Feb. 11, 2015. Photo by Avishag Shaar-Yashuv
Ten Reasons Why a Liberal/Progressive Zionist Should Continue →
Mike Leigh, film maker and one of the first to sign the pledge and letter.
We support the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality. In response to the call Continue →
On Thursday, February 12, 2015, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) hosted a panel entitled “The Battle Against The Islamic State: Where Do We Go From Here?” The moderator, Continue →
The articles in this posting coe from Al Monitor (1-3) and The Week (4).
Palestinian Salafists take part in a protest against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Rafah in the Continue →