Demonstrators at Ben-Gurion University in Beer-Sheva on Monday, January 19, call for a state committee of inquiry into the two recent deaths of Arab-Bedouin as a result of police violence. Continue →
Jihad Mughniyeh stands in front of photo of his slain father, Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh. (photo credit:ARAB MEDIA)
What was behind Israel’s strike in Syria that killed an Iranian general?
By Reuters Continue →
Mr Timmermans, left, lit a memorial candle at a service at the European Jewish Association in Brussels
EU official: ‘Huge challenge’ to reassure Jews
European Commission Vice-President says that following Paris attacks, Continue →
BDS Victory as Tower Hamlets Council Agrees to Ethical Procurement to Exclude Occupation Profiteers
Media release from Tower Hamlets and Jenin Friendship Association January 23, 2015
After a successful local petition demanding Continue →
My reflections on the Campaign Against Antisemitism survey, by Aaron Dover
In order to say what some might consider the unsayable I first need to deconstruct some mythical terms so let me just Continue →
Jewish and proud: the unOrthodox Jews in the July 2014 demonstration for Gaza, London.
UK Jews’ own antisemitism is stifling the community from within
A culture of conformity, submission and resignation is Continue →
Israeli settlers marched from the Kiryat Arba settlement to Hebron, protesting against the Israeli government’s refusal to allow them to enter two houses, Beit HaShalom and Beit HaMachpela, they allegedly Continue →
Getting through the Bethlehem checkpoint: ‘It is difficult to face these lines everyday for it can take an hour just to get inside the terminal, then there is a queue Continue →
Paramedics treat a man injured in the stabbing attack, Tel Aviv, January 21, 2015. Photo by Oded Balilty / AP
Netanyahu: Paris, Brussels, Tel Aviv – all victims of same terror
Centre-left Continue →
Greek Orthodox clergy wait for the arrival of Jerusalem Patriarch Theophilos III before the Eastern Orthodox Christmas procession outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Jan. 6, 2015. Photo Continue →
The full report from Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, No Safe Place, can be accessed here (pdf file). Here, Haggai Matar responds to the PHR-I report. A summary of the report follows.
Funeral Continue →
A Palestinian woman holds up a sign, March 19th, 2013, protesting against President Obama’s visit to the West Bank.
Although US/ Palestinian relations improved during John Kerry’s attempts to restart negotiations, Continue →
Constructing Ariel, deep into the West Bank. Israel is more vulnerable to charges of illegal building and land seizure – which it has never forensically investigated – than war crimes. Continue →
The day after the announcement of the ICC’s decision to open a ‘preliminary inquiry’ Netanyahu holds a press conference to denounce the decision as ‘absurd’, ‘preposterous’ and ‘tragic’.
The new Israeli-Palestinian Continue →
Bedouin mourners pray near the body of Sami Ziadna, 43, during his funeral in the southern Bedouin city of Rahat, January 19, 2015. Sami died a day earlier following clashes Continue →
Margot Wallstrom, Sweden’s foreign minister, now persona non grata in Israel.
Swedish minister says Israel irritating allies over Palestine recognition
By Simon Johnson and Johan Sennero in Stockholm and Dan Williams Continue →
This posting has 2 statements from the UN, 1 and 2, Stephen Fry’s launch of the Memory Makers project 3), news report of the Newham graffiti 4), Where to find Continue →
Israeli ambassador, Ron Prosor* visiting King David High School (which has infants and junior classes) in 2010. Do Jewish schools raise questions for Pickles and May – and Lord Sacks Continue →
The obituary by Colin Robinson is followed by three reviews of “If I am not for myself: journey of an anti=zionist Jew”, by Asa Winstanley, Daphma Baram and Mike Continue →
Target of `israeli destruction; EU funded water installation at Hebron wrecked by IOF. Photo by Mamoun Wazwaz / APA images
Secret Israeli Report Sees Rift With Europe Growing
By J.J. Goldberg, Jewish Continue →
The Gaza branch of the Union of Public Employees Union announced a general strike last Monday, January 12th, in four government ministries: public works, justice, women’s affairs and labour. The Continue →