David vs. Goliath: The Epic Military Mismatch Between Palestine and Israel

by Sarmad Ishfaq, published on Mondoweiss, January 12, 2022 If one has followed objective reporting on the animosity-filled skirmishes between Palestine and Israel, it becomes clear that the Palestinians have suffered far more in terms of human losses and otherwise in relation to the Israelis. Although there might be several explanations for this reality, the primary reason undoubtedly is the[…]

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How Tutu, de Klerk, and Mandela Would End Israeli Apartheid

by Jeff Warner, published in Mondoweiss, December 28, 2021 An interesting analysis that illuminates Desmond TuTu’s statement that Israeli ‘apartheid’ is worse than South African ‘Apartheid’.  And it ends with some practical advice.  [jb] With the December 26, 2021, death of Bishop Desmond Tutu, six weeks after the November 11, 2021, death of Frederik Willem de Klerk, and seven years[…]

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The Construction of Israel’s Gaza Concentration Camp is Complete

by Haidar Eid, published in Mondoweiss, December 10, 2021 Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a concentration camp as “a place where large numbers of people (such as prisoners of war, political prisoners, refugees, or the members of an ethnic or religious minority) are detained or confined under armed guard —used especially in reference to camps created by the Nazis in World War II[…]

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“We Don’t Want to Die of Thirst, But we Don’t Want to Betray: Normalization is a Big Betrayal.”

by Rima Najjar, published on Countercurrents, November 28, 2021 Yesterday, I participated in demonstrations in downtown Amman against the latest step taken by the Jordanian government to normalize relations with Israel through yet another U.S.-brokered deal, this one ostensibly as a response to climate change. The deal is for Jordan to receive 200 million cubic meters (7.06 billion cubic feet)[…]

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Israel And 75 Years of Land Theft in Palestine

by Makram Khoury-Machool, published on Al-Mayadeen, November 19, 2021 In this article, the continuous history of land theft by Israel from the indigenous Palestinian population over the long years is laid out by a Palestinian from a leading family of Orthodox Priests in Jerusalem, now living in exile in London. If this reality disturbs you, please encourage your organization to[…]

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Israel’s Highest Court Offers ‘Compromise’ to Palestinian Families Facing Expulsion in Sheikh Jarrah

from the News Desk at The Cradle Middle Eastern News, October 5, 2021 The people of Silwan are loosing their homes due to The Absentee Property Law, an Israeli court decision to allow the government to confiscate all properties owned by absentee Arab landlords.  This includes the majority of the Arab homes in Jerusalem where the original owner was likely[…]

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Israeli Jews Call: “Stop Israel’s Apartheid!”

Published on Jews for Decolonization, August, 2021 This was published as a sign-on letter and circulated in Israel.   The letter has over 1000 signatures.  We can keep an eye on it an see how it grows.   The letter acknowledges the suffering visited on the Palestinians and supports the global BDS Campaign, with which we wholly concur. It is a very[…]

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