Category Archives: “Peace Process”

After Destroying Gaza, Israel’s Benevolence

After destroying Gaza, Israel is generously letting some of the desperately needed reconstruction materials trickle through. One recalls Moshe Dayan’s quip that  Palestinians refusing submit to Israel will be forced to “live like dogs.” Haaretz: “Alaa Radwan, head of the … Continue reading

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On Israel’s President Rivlin–An Improvement, But Still Terrible

Israel’s new president, Reuven Rivlin, made waves recently with his appraisal of the continued rise of racism in Israel. The Jerusalem Post reported on a conference entitled, in part, “Acceptance of the Other,” and which took place, ironically, on a … Continue reading

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Some Context for the Current Crisis in Gaza

Zeev Sternhell, an important Israeli historian, commented in 2013 that  Israel is gradually being distanced from the family of the world’s enlightened nations – by laws being proposed in the Knesset that are founded on openly declared ethnic and national … Continue reading

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In Gaza, a War on Children

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Stop the Slaughter in Gaza

The video below, of the Shejaiya massacre (July 17) is worth watching in order to see what the conflict looks like close up. There can be no justification for Israel’s assault, which has now claimed the lives of over 1,000 … Continue reading

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“Peace Process,” cont’d

Everything was reversed recently. On Friday, April 9, Palestinian forces demolished several Israeli housing shelters built for the poor, using EU funds. “On April 9, three of some 18 residential structures were demolished” [in] an area outside the sprawling settlement … Continue reading

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Peace Process, cont’d

Haaretz reports on ongoing ethnic cleansing: Ateret Cohanim, a religious Zionist organization that buys properties in the Old City and elsewhere in East Jerusalem in order to settle Jews there, says it has bought a “significant portion” of a building … Continue reading

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“Peace Process,” cont’d

Life continues in the Territories while Secretary Kerry extends America’s “leadership” in another decade of negotiations. From Ma’an: Two young Palestinian football players shot by Israeli forces last month have learned that they will never be able to play sports … Continue reading

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“Peace Process,” cont’d

In Israel and the Occupied Territories, there has been an uptick of violence in recent weeks. The article below runs through the events. We see the usual rounds of back and forth violence, with one side implementing its terrorism through … Continue reading

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