Friday, June 09, 2017

The British election was not about Israel. The dust hasn't settled. But they'll be raising a glass of juice at tonight's iftar meal in Gaza at Hamas headquarters

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Pro-Israelism and its Discontents - It is more complicated than you think

With so many folks writing about 1967, I decided to…

(a) Show the fundamentally unswerving nature of US policy regarding the West Bank since the Six Day War 

(b) Point out that successive administrations and Jewish actors have sought to dissociate support for Israel from support for its retention of the West                                  Bank;

(c) Puncture the notion that US Jewish criticism of Israel is novel or daring;

(d) Posit that maybe disagreement over the West Bank may not fully explain a certain cooling we sense in the American Jewish-Israel relationship.


The piece is here...
Pro-Israelism and its Discontents

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Does the world needs yet another book on American Jewish history? The short answer is yes. Here is why...

Full article here: History

Friday, April 28, 2017

How we got to today does actually matter - The Six Day War in context

You have joined this movie already in progress.

"Occupied" territories?
 "Palestinian Occupied Territories"  "Israeli Occupied West Bank" --

What is the prequel to this story?

This is the prequel...

Where were you in 1967?

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