Israel

Identities and Solidarity: The Struggle for Justice in the Holy Land

David Finkel
Against the Current
A collection of essays curated by the progressive group Jewish Voice for Peace, the book under review provides a diversity of perspectives and standpoints exploring critical questions concerning uses and abuses of antisemitism in the twenty-first-century, focusing on the intersection between antisemitism, accusations of antisemitism, and Palestinian human rights activism.

Tidbits - October 26, 2017 - Reader Comments: Superstorm Sandy - March for Climate Action Now; Institutions Financing White Nationalism; Che Guevara; Balfour Declaration; Harvey Weinstein; Indonesian Slaughter; announcements; and more...

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Reader Comments: 5th Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy - March for Climate Action Now; I Hate When They Say "He gave his life for his country" - Admiral Gene Larocque; Che Guevara; Harvey Weinstein’s Crimes; Women and the GOP; Solidarity with Striking Workers at Charter/Spectrum; SOA Watch Border Encuentro; and more ...

An Israeli Physician on War Crimes and the “Open Wound” of Israeli Segregation

Alon Mizrahi
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When Dr. Ruchama Marton founded Physicians for Human Rights-Israel during the First Intifada in 1988, she elevated the concept of “human rights” in Israeli political discourse on the occupation. On her 80th birthday, Marton talks about the atrocities she witnessed as a soldier, the enduring power of feminism, and why only outside pressure, such as the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement, has a chance of ending Israel’s military rule over the Palestinians.

Netanyahu’s Son Removes Anti-Semitic Meme From Facebook Following Outcry

Ruth Eglash
Washington Post
Yair Netanyahu, the son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, removed an anti-Semitic meme from his Facebook page on Sunday after an outcry from Israeli politicians and Jewish community leaders in the United States. The image, posted by Yair Netanyahu on Friday, appeared to be a local take on a classic anti-Semitic cartoon suggesting that Jews control the United States. It has appeared widely on extreme alt-right websites.

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