Uri Avnery’s Vision for the Future of Israel & Palestine

Uri Avnery March 28, 2015 The Israeli Salvation Front THE 2015 election was a giant step towards the self-destruction of Israel. The decisive majority has voted for an apartheid state between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, in which democracy will slowly disappear. The decision is not yet final. Israeli democracy has lost a battle. It has not yet lost the war. If it does not draw the … Read more Uri Avnery’s Vision for the Future of Israel & Palestine

A MOVING PROCESSION TO PROTEST IDF GALA DINNER

JOIN US FOR A MOVING PROCESSION TO PROTEST THE 2010 ANNUAL NY GALA DINNER OF THE FRIENDS OF THE ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCES (IDF) NO to the IDF’s brutality! NO to the Occupation and Siege of Gaza! YES to the Goldstone Report! YES to Justice for the Palestinian People! Tuesday, March 9, 5:00 PM Meet at 53rd St and Lexington Ave Please let us provide the signs in order to … Read more A MOVING PROCESSION TO PROTEST IDF GALA DINNER

Cantarow: Resistance in Bethlehem's Villages

Below, the opening paragraphs of Ellen Cantarow’s  Counterpunch article; you can read the full version here. December 15, 2009 Heroism in a Vanishing Landscape Resistance in Bethlehem’s Villages By ELLEN CANTAROW Christmas is coming. My e-mail has returned at least one plea to help Bethlehem – Christ’s birthplace crucified by Israel’s segregation wall; 25 foot-high concrete punctuated by militarized watch towers surrounds the entire town. PEACE BE WITH YOU … Read more Cantarow: Resistance in Bethlehem's Villages

George Fragopoulos On Mahmoud Darwish

One of the better essays on the work of Mahmoud Darwish in this country was recently published in The Quarterly Conversation on-line magazine. I am reproducing a section of the essay below; you can read the full essay here. Tracing Mahmoud Darwish’s Map Essay by George Fragopoulos — Published on December 7, 2009 • more articles by this author • more articles about this publisher • Read more about: … Read more George Fragopoulos On Mahmoud Darwish

West Bank, Gaza: même combat!

While Gaza has barely buried its dead, rumbles of new confrontations are being heard. Meanwhile, back in the USA, I was surprised by a segment on Palestine aired by one of the big Networks, CBS television, in it’s most prestigious news show, “60 Minutes.” It was one of the rare big media shows that was seriously critical of Israeli policy. Very worthwhile checking watching: Watch CBS Videos Online And … Read more West Bank, Gaza: même combat!