This posting has five brief news items 1) EU news: Mahmoud Sarsak in European Parliament; April 2013 2) UFree: UFree Network raises the prisoners’ issue at the European Parliament on the 65th anniversary of Palestinian Nakba; May 2013 3) CEPR: A European Continue →
Palestinian citizens of Israel, joined by Jewish Israelis organized by the activist group Zochrot, return to the destroyed village of al-Ruways, March 30, 2013. All structures in Al-Ruways were destroyed and the original residents forcibly displaced to nearby Tamra by Continue →
Nick Buckles, CEO of G4S; his future is in jeopardy after ‘humiliating shambles’ of failure to fulful Olympics contract and questions about acquisitions. Questions about his company’s role in the oPt also need to be asked.
From the Stop G4S campaign
Stop Continue →
The Al Jazeera article by Joseph Massad likening antisemitism to zionism is followed by a critical view from the Daily Beast.
A portrait of enlightenment. The man in the red coat is Moses Mendelssohn, the Jewish philosopher and spearhead of the Continue →
The photo story from Alternative News is followed by a news report from Ynet news. Notes and links on military service and anti-zionism are at the foot.
PHOTOS: Resistance from within Israeli society
Alternative Information Center (AIC) May 15, 2013
Anti-Zionist Israeli activists hung Continue →
The Pew Research Center presents its findings on opinions of the main agents and attitudes in Israel/Palestine first; the particular take by the Palestine Information Centre is second.
Despite Their Wide Differences, Many Israelis and Palestinians Want Bigger Role for Continue →
The news report by Simon Rocker 1) is in part based on an essay by Jerry Lewis, 2). Note from the postings editor on reposting these articles, 3)
Jon Benjamin, outgoing CEO of the Board of Deputies with Japanese diplomat at Continue →
Amira Hass at the International Women’s Media Foundation 2009 to receive her Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo by AP. See links at foot.
WATCH: Israeli journalist discusses her article defending Palestinian stone-throwing
By Mairav Zonszein, +972 April 12, 2013
Amira Hass, who drew heavy criticism Continue →
Meshaal in his office in Doha. His Hamas co-founder Sheikh Yassin, who was wheel-chair bound, was assassinated by an Israeli airstrike on March 22, 2004 in Gaza city. An attempt by Mossad to assassinate Meshaal in Jordan in 1987, by Continue →
Shlomo Ben-Ami, former Israeli foreign minister: when the Arab states called, “Israel’s line was busy, or there was no one on the Israeli side to pick up the phone.”
Jonathan Cook: Missing from the Arab peace plan – an Israeli partner
By Continue →
Im Tirtzu protesting against Nakba commemoration at Tel Aviv University, 13 May 2013. Photo by Lazar Simeonov.
Im Tirtzu protests ‘nakba bullshit’ at Tel Aviv University
By Allison Deger, Mondoweiss May 14, 2013
For the second time in two years, students at Tel Continue →
Reports from Al Jazeera 1), Daily Star (Lebanon)2) and Gulf News 3) – which focuses on the need for Fatah/Hamas reconciliation.
Bethlehem–Thousands of Palestinians mark the 65th anniversary of the Nakba, and participate in a huge procession organized by the Badil Continue →
Computer image of DNA, from Mirkin laboratory, department of biology, Tufts university
Thanks to Brian Robinson for providing the material and Professor Steven Rose for a guiding hand wading through it. No more guidance will be provided on interpreting these five Continue →
For more historic pictures and information on Palestinian agriculture long before the creation of Israel, see Tell Me Again, Who Made The Desert Bloom?
In the early 1900s, Tiberias in northern Palestine — nothing but swamps, according to Shimon Peres
What It Continue →
In this posting: report from Ha’aretz, 1); report from JPost 2); UPDATE Richard Falk calls for halt to invasive highway, 3); GoJerusalem.com gives advice on why to buy in Pisgat Ze’ev 4).
Map of East Jerusalem; the new Netanyahu road will Continue →
Yugoslavia – where the people could not live with each other. Like Israel Palestine?
Apartheid South Africa – unitary state with master/slave relation?
The Donkey of the Messiah
By Uri Avnery, Gush Shalom May 11, 2013
“THE TWO-STATE solution is dead!” This mantra has been Continue →
Herodium or Herodion, or Jabal al-Fourdis (“Mountain of Paradise”) is a fortress built by Herod in 40BCE. (King Herod the Great was the son of a Nabatean, an Arab tribe from N. Arabia, who practised Judaism, as was common at Continue →
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Jerusalem Day 2013, largely celebrated by young white men for whom it becomes a racist carnival (see item 2) ; it was proclaimed as a new holiday in 1968 for Israelis to celebrate the capturing of East Jerusalem in the Continue →
The ark in Bevis Marks synagogue, the oldest synagogue in Britain, built by and for an established Sephardic Jewish community who intended to stay in their English homeland (the Jewish community being older than Great Britain (created 1707 and the Continue →
Trying to document the illegal acts of an IDF patrol.
Report from Umm al-‘Amad, South Mt. Hebron
By David Shulman, Villages Group email April 27, 2013
Today we have the New Rules. In some respects they’re rather like the Old Rules. The aim Continue →