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Is Jewish Critique Possible?

Is it possible to be a Jewish intellectual?
How do concepts such as ‘ahavat Israel’ and ‘solidarity for the Jewish people’ square with the need for intellectuals to remain detached from their national or religious group to retain their moral integrity? 6,211 more words
Reflection And Opinion

'Carr' Sickness !!

A terrific must read piece written by Jack Chrapot and very kindly submitted to ‘Jews Down Under’ by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. 604 more words


What does David Hearst mean by "the folk"?

On Friday night I went to Amnesty’s London HQ to hear Ben White publicise his updated book Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide. The event was chaired by journalist David Hearst, former chief foreign leader writer of The Guardian. 250 more words


AIPAC's 2014 Conference, Its Worst So Far

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) would have been much better off if the snowstorm that blanked Washington, D.C. at the beginning of March had forced their annual “policy conference” to be cancelled. 690 more words

The Influence of Israel and its American Lobby over US Middle East Policy (2006)

Found on IHR:

Presented by Jeffrey Blankfort
Islamic Human Right Commission Conference
School of Oriental and African Studies, London
2 July 2006

The apparent ability of Israel, one of the world’s smallest countries, to shape the Middle East policies of the world’s remaining superpower has been a source of puzzlement, conjecture, and constant frustration on the part of those fighting for justice for the Palestinians and for the peoples of the region, as a whole. 6,153 more words


Channel 4 News' Jonathan Miller doesn't mention the 1948 war, and gets away with it.

In a cunning twist to that famous Fawlty Towers scene when Basil Fawlty tries to not mention the war when serving German guests but fails, Channel 4 News journalist… 818 more words