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April 8th, 2019 - 8:02 am § in Israel/Palestine, Jews

Why Israelis Vote Bibi

The death of Israel’s moderates and the founding labor movement reflects a reality.  Fo all the comfort of Jews in America. Israelis have real reasons to fear that  the Jewish state can not survive.  This fake news  video parody was broadcast during the 2019 election. [...]

February 18th, 2019 - 1:56 am § in Israel/Palestine, Religion

Jews helped helped build the al Aqsa mosque on the Temple site and prayed there together with Muslims

Ziad Lalmi FACEBOOK In 610, the Sassanid Empire drove the Byzantine Empire out of the Middle East, giving the Jews control of Jerusalem for the first time in centuries. The Jews in Palestine were allowed to set up a vassal state under the Sassanid Empire called the Sassanid Jewish Commonwealth whic[...]

December 6th, 2018 - 10:18 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics

HANNUKAH: Can Israel Survive Trump?

An Israel Based on Saudi Barbarism Will Fall Israel, under Netanyahu and Trump, has enthusiastically entered an alliance with the worst thugs of the Muslim world .. the Saudis and Sisi. As a result Israel’s survival may be dependent on Trump’s incompetence. From its beginnings in 1948 th[...]

October 22nd, 2018 - 10:59 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews

Is Israel Complicit in an Axis of Evil? 

WasKashoggi’s Murder Kosher?  Since November of 2016, Netanyahu, Kushner, and Trump have cooked up an evil axis that undermines Israel’s most important defense .. its morality. Whether Israel did not did not play an active role in the gruesome assassination, the  image here is even wor[...]

October 15th, 2018 - 10:40 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

Defending free speech doesn’t make me an anti-Semite

A Facebook friend, “Ru Man” has gone full Trumpie, accusing me of being an antisemite  because I oppose Netanyahu and defend the free speech of academics who criticize Israel. For the record, 1. I oppose BDS. They are antisemtic. 2. As a Zionist, I despise Netanyahu.   The Netaynahu g[...]

August 13th, 2018 - 2:18 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

Why Jerusalem is Doomed

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January 7th, 2018 - 12:48 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

The Unending War

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December 15th, 2017 - 5:44 am § in Israel/Palestine, Jews, Misc.

Fourth Night of Hanukkah: A call for a true telling of the stories of Israel and Palestine

Just as the history of Hanukkah itself is distorted to make it into something between the Fourth of July and Christmas, the histories  of modern Israel, Palestine and the Weimar Republic  need to be understood if there is to be peace. Eran Spiro FACEBOOK: Just because the British Mandate of Pales[...]

October 15th, 2017 - 12:33 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

What is a Nakba and When Was The First Nakba in Palestine?

Nakba Day is generally commemorated by Fatah, Hamas, and pro Palestinan groups like PCS.  It occurs on 15 May, the day after the Gregorian calendar date for Israeli Independence Day. For the Palestinians it is an annual day of commemoration of the displacement that preceded and followed the Israeli[...]