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Back to Helen Thomas, Lennon, Vanunu and Giving U.S. Some Truth

The religiously fundamentalist Zionist Rabbi David Nesenoff, who turned his camera on Ms Helen Thomas just over a year ago and she shot back with righteous truth, that lead to her “firing” NOT retiring will be speaking out for Pollard at a Zionist celebration of the 6 Day War

Memorial Weekend Musings, Musical Nailings, Reflections on Tikkuning and My Grandfather’s...

TIKKUN in Hebrew means mend, repair and transform the world. Keep Hope Alive, the book by Eileen Fleming sheds light good energy towards all men.

Matthew Rothschild: U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Goes After Richard Falk

Professor Richard Falk of Princeton has long been a thorn in the side of the U.S. foreign policy establishment because he has been an...

Gilad Atzmon on ARTE TV (Germany)

Discussing Israel, Nazism, comparisons, German guilt, Palestine and multiculturalism. What do human rights mean when a nation of human beings are officially 'less-than'? What...

THE METHODICAL SHOOTING OF BOYS AT WORK IN GAZA BY ISRAELI...

Our Silence is complicity Shooting boys at work is nothing new for Israel, nor is shooting anyone else.  The U.S. FBI calls snipers who kill for...

Israeli Destruction—Photostory: Home demolitions in Lydd

Martin Luther King Jr. said: “There comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by the iron feet of oppression.” When is...

I ain’t going to study war no more

"I ain't going to study war no more, .... " Heard the chords from a guitar and the angry-sounding voice of a folk singer...

Israel’s demolition of Palestinian homes continues

Happy New Year, World! Israel's U.S.-abetted crime continues. Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes continued in Lyd, the Negev region, and in numerous places around...

Second anniversary of Israel’s brutal assault on Gaza

Some people wonder why we put ourselves on boats and sail across the Mediterranean to Gaza. We face one of the most vicious armies...

Israeli air strikes pound Palestinians in Gaza—Happy Holidays from Israel

In an ongoing assault on the occupied Gaza Strip, Israeli fighter jets struck the southern city of Rafah early this morning, injuring four. The...

Haaretz journalist doubles as anti-“delegitimization,” CIDI propaganda operative

Haaretz has an international reputation as Israel's most liberal and reliable newspaper. But The Electronic Intifada has discovered that one of the newspaper's regularly-featured...

Year In Review—Nice on DADT and NewStart, Naughty on Afghanistan, Palestine,...

There's been a few pieces of good news as this year draws down. But in most ways, this year has been a really hard one,...

The Electronic Intifada’s Top 10 Stories of 2010

Veterans Today salutes the Electronic Intifada. The Electronic Intifada has achieved a status of highly effective anecdote to the American corporate media and the relentless propaganda of the...

Haaretz: Veterans Today Writer Is Just a “Conspiracy Theorist”

Gordon Duff is a Marine combat Vietnam veteran, among other colorful pursuits. You know not to ask him about his service, but he's pretty descriptive...

Honoring Helen Thomas, A Great Journalist, Traduced By Hacks

I once called Alan Dershowitz a snake on Al Manar television.  Al Manar is Hezbollah’s news channel in Lebanon.  When he found out what...

Bribing Israel: Enhancing the Swag

- The appeasement of a militaristic country veering into fascism makes matters much worse -   By Phyllis Bennis The breathless will-they-won’t-they coverage wasn’t quite as...

Lawyers establish Flotilla Justice Group to coordinate legal action

- Echoes of the work American civil rights attorneys Arthur Kinoy and William Kunstler as human rights lawyers fight for Gaza freedom fighters - From...

Until When Will This Conspiracy of Silence Go On?

Conspiracy of silence: American and European silence towards these atrocious Israeli crimes, even their absolute support of the racist government in Israel gave Israeli soldiers and settlers a free hand to kill, torture and run over unarmed Palestinian civilians.

UN on Israel’s Deadly Assault: Guilty of Summary Executions, Cruel Violations...

- UN  Human Rights Council Report on Flotilla of Ships Carrying Humanitarian Assistance - By Greta Berlin Israeli troops broke international law by storming an aid flotilla...

Racism Pure and Simple: TNR’s Marty Peretz Says Muslims Unworthy of...

- America Supports a Dangerous, Racist Foriegn Policy with Israel and TNR's Marty Peretz Says 'Great,' Let's Be Racist Here Too - By Jason Linkins in the Huffington...

U.S. Marine Veteran Returns to America as a “Terrorist,” Says Israel

- Whose side are we on? - By Ken O'Keefe I will be returning to America in the next 36 hours as a publicly accused “terrorist...

Obama Signals Complete Surrender to Zionism and Its Lobby

He was speaking at the White House the day before the start of the new round of direct talks between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, after he had met with them and Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak and Jordan’s King Abdullah II. (In my last post I anticipated Obama saying at the point of his complete surrender that “America can’t want peace more than the parties.” He also said that – ahead of schedule!)

1948 and Israel’s deceptive bargaining position

- Israel's demand that Palestinians recognize it as a Jewish state sounds reasonable -- unless you understand 1948 - By Ben White in Salon The refrain...

Deadly Attack on the Freedom Flotilla Was the Breakthrough That Made...

In a generational sense, Operation Cast Lead [Gaza massacre] and the flotilla attack can be understood as the anti-1967 war. It was the 1967 war that helped solidify Israel's image in the eyes of the world, and in particular of American Jewry, as the scrappy underdog beating the odds. That image has now changed forever, and the ongoing siege of Gaza has caused many to consider what Zionism has built in the Middle East. The Goldstone report stands as the defining indictment of this era.

New Reut Institute case study: The Collapse of Israel’s Political Firewall...

The Reut Institute, it seems, has recognized that Israel's "branding" campaign is not going to go anywhere unless there are fundamental policy changes.

The banality of evil and Israel’s destruction of al-Araqib, again

- In the early hours of August 10, Israeli forces destroyed -- for the third time -- the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the...

Summer Camp Of Destruction: Israeli High Schoolers Assist Razing of Bedouin...

New Hitler Youth enforces state sponsored ethnic cleansing as U.S. Taxpayers continue to foot the bill with billions in aid. The Trail of Tears continues as President Obama responds by doing nothing!

Jewish Voice for Peace and interfaith allies speaks out against Christians...

- Jewish Voice for Peace member Shelley Fudge takes part in an interfaith press conference organized by CodePink. -

Ethnic Cleansing in the Israeli Negev

 - Ethnic Cleansing in the Israeli Negev - The razing of a Bedouin village by Israeli police shows how far the state will go...

“The Gaza invasion marked the climax of Israel’s descent into barbarism”

- Book Review of Norman Finkelstein’s This Time We Went Too Far on Israel’s 2008-09 Gaza blitzkrieg killing some 1,400 people of whom four-fifths were civilians...

Inside the Israeli Knesset: A Parliamentary Mob

- In comparison to the present Knesset, the 1967 Knesset looks like Plato’s Academy; WHAT FRIGHTENED me more than anything else was the readiness of...

The Israeli National Interest Has Gone Missing – An Analysis

By Lawrence Davidson An interesting commentary by Gideon Levy, entitled "A Peace Crime," appeared in Haaretz on July 11, 2010. It focused on comments made...

Rights Group Files FOIA Requests Regarding Israel Attack on Flotilla Delivering...

Questions Asked Regarding U.S. Knowledge of, and Response to, Attack that Killed One U.S. Citizen, Others Injured and Detained July 1, 2010, Washington, D.C. –...

Israel Should End the Siege of Israel

Via the Washington Note - This is a guest note by Fadi Elsalameen, Executive Director of The Palestine Note. This piece originally appeared in Haaretz. By...

Israel Fires at Protesting American in West Bank, Woman Loses an...

Emily Henochowicz, 21, lost her left eye and is now recovering with her father by her bedside. Henochowicz was protesting Israel’s raid of the Gaza...

Breaking the Israeli Siege of Gaza: Attack at Sea, Detention Camps...

By Ann Wright   By the time you read this, we will be on the high seas of the Mediterranean (we hope the seas will not...

Jewish Voice for Peace: Reject Immoral Laws

Reporting an Israeli attack against a human rights activist is to bring the news that the Sun rises: It happens everyday, with our acquiescence. From the...

Ships on Way to Bust Israeli Blockade of Gaza

Istanbul, Turkey—Amid cheers and waving of Turkish and Palestinian flags, the second ship to join the Freedom Flotilla left Istanbul this afternoon. Sponsored by...

Chomsky: A Middle East Peace That Could Happen (But Won’t)

Peace will have to forced on to the region through some combination of divestment, international pressure and who knows what else. But the United States...

Cleansing Time: Netanyahu Commits to Colonizing East Jerusalem; First Palestinian Expelled...

Netanyahu Commits to Colonizing East Jerusalem; First Palestinian Expelled under new Policy by Juan Cole The new Israeli policy of deporting Palestinians from the...