Israeli society and its leaders are hastening its complete isolation

Israeli society and its leaders are hastening its complete isolation First published by the Middle East Monitor on 30 May 2016 The news that the Israeli cabinet has confirmed the appointment of extremist settler and former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman as Defence Minister is troubling to Palestinians and their supporters. The leader of Yisrael Beiteinu …

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It just ain’t cricket: How Israel ‘transfers’ land from Palestinians to settlers

This was first published by the Middle East Eye on 21 May, 2016 It just ain’t cricket: How Israel ‘transfers’ land from Palestinians to settlers image from Middle East Eye The cricket season is in full swing in England and this was possibly playing on my mind when I read this headline in Haaretz “Israel …

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UK chief rabbi owes us Palestinians an apology

UK chief rabbi owes us Palestinians an apology First appeared in the Electronic Intifada on 5/5/2016 For Palestinians, Zionism has meant war, forced displacement and diaspora. Abed Rahim KhatibAPA images The chief rabbi of the United Kingdom has weighed in on the row over alleged anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Writing in The Telegraph this …

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British Palestinians want anti-Semitism eradicated and sanctions on Israel

British Palestinians want anti-Semitism eradicated and sanctions on Israel First appeared on the Middle East Monitor on 3 May 2016 The current debate about alleged anti-Semitism in the Labour Party and the ensuing clamour for eradicating this scourge from British politics is one that British Palestinians have followed with great interest; there has also been some …

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A Palestinian view on the antisemitism row

The Guardian published my letter below online on 2 May 2016 and on print on 3 May 2016. The Guardian 3/5/2016 A Palestinian view on the antisemitism row Jonathan Freedland (My plea to the left, 30 April) asks us to imagine if a country far away was created for black people and asks if the …

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