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George Mitchell – Why it is Apartheid?

"This is much worse than apartheid. Israeli measures, the brutality, make apartheid look like a picnic."

Machsom: Real Jewish Values?

Check out these videos of Israeli soldiers at a Machsom (Security Checkpoints). The behavior of these soldiers raises serious questions about “Jewish values” promoted by the Israeli state.

Nuclear Weapons and Smoking Guns

The smoking gun behind the rapidly accelerating covert campaign of assassinations, bombings and cyberattacks against Iran, is widely believed to have Israel pulling the trigger.

US-Israeli Spring Will Bring Deployment of Thousands of US Soldiers

This spring, Israel and US will showcase the largest ever missile defense exercise and establish US command posts in Israel and Israeli Forces will occupy EUCOM headquarters in Germany.

Threats of Lawsuits and Remembering Nakba

On the second day of 2012, I received my second threat of a legal action in an email with a letter attachment “regarding a libelous publication on wearewideawake.org” from a law firm in Tel Aviv.

Palestinian Spring, When?

One would think that out of all the countries and people, albeit “invented” in the Middle East, the Palestinians would be leading the way to a full Arab Spring, Fall, Summer and Winter until the armed and colonial Jewish Occupation comes to an end. Surprisingly, this has not been the case.

Operation Cast Lead and a 2012 Deja Vu

Exactly three years after Operation Cast Lead, Israel is threatening another invasion on Gaza while Hamas leaders order a halt to all attacks on Israel.

Christ Under Occupation: Christmas in the Holy Land 2011

Researches predict that if things do not change very soon, Holy Land churches will be nothing more than museums for Christian communities across the region are declining due to low birth rates coupled with increasing emigration due to the persecution and violence rooted in the now 44 years of Military occupation of Palestine.

A Christian Palestinian Gandhi Responds to GOP

“Israel will not survive unless it does justice! The situation is deteriorating and we must frustrate Israel’s plans and actions because they are not built on justice.

Message to Stephen Colbert, Buddy Roemer and All Presidential Candidates

What follows is the background story of the questions I emailed and hand delivered to Buddy Roemer which have now become an Open Inquiry to All Presidential Candidates.

The Slow Hand of Justice at The Apartheid Wall

After nearly five years since a rubber bullet fired by an Israeli border policeman killed 10 year Abir Aramin, her family was awarded monetary compensation by an Israeli court.

Vanunu Waits and I Remember

While Vanunu waits for his next court date, he is staying busy uploading video interviews he has given, beginning in 2004 to his You Tube Channel.

Hackers, Worms and Israel-USA Collusion Versus Gaza-Palestine

While hard working American tax payers face economic hardships, 81 members of Congress neglected listening to their constituents during this summers recess to take a lobbyist-funded trip designed to pressure them into sending even more tax-payer-funded weapons to the Israeli military which will be used to commit human rights abuses against Palestinians.

Two degrees of Kevin Bacon and Message through The Door of...

[New York City]--Last week, I went back to my homeland-New York City. I wanted to get a message through to the Supreme Allied Commander of the Colbert Super PAC Nation...On 14 July, the Israeli High Court justices ruled that Vanunu’s petition to have his citizenship revoked under the recently passed Citizenship Revocation Law must be answered within 30 days. That deadline expired yesterday...

Arrests, a Murder and a Visit to Jenin Camp

At 3:30 AM on 27 July 2011, heavily armed and masked Israeli Forces hurled blocks of stone into several windows of the Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp and arrested two men. Juliano Mer-Khamis, established the Freedom Theater in 2006 and was murdered outside of it on 4 April 2011. I never made it to the Freedom Theatre, but I did spend a day in Jenin Camp on 23 July 2007.

Mr. Presidents and Prime Ministers Tear Down This Wall!

Six years of weekly protests against the route of Israel’s separation wall and four years after the Israeli high court declared the path of The Wall illegal and admitted its purpose had nothing to do with ‘security’ but with settlement expansion, Israeli army bulldozers began to dismantle The Wall in Bil'in this week.

Christians Flee Holy Land in Mass Modern Exodus

In 1947, 20% of the total population of the Holy Land was Christian. Today, less than 1.3% of the total population of that troubled piece of real estate is Christian.

Conjecture on Israel’s Changing Demographics

If the historical goal of the state of Israel is to provide the world’s Jews a secure national home, a place of refugee in a world of real or potential anti-Semitism, it seems to have failed.

Facebookers Call for Bob Dylan to Boycott Israeli Concert

Human rights "Blowin’ in the Wind" while Bob Dylan ignores to play on in Tel-Aviv June 20

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.

JStreet or no JStreet, American Jewish leadership is obstacle to peace.

Not taking away from the courageous efforts of JStreet in challenging AIPAC and the well-entrenched American Jewish leadership that has always been consistently anti-peace and pro-war, JStreet has a long way to go. The American Jewish leadership has been the main obstacle to any meaningful Middle East peace.

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...

WIKILEAKS SHOCKER: Did Abbas know in advance about the devastating blitz...

By Stuart Littlewood One of the most grotesque Wikileaks revelations so far is the disclosure that Palestinian top dog (Fatah section), Mahmoud Abbas, was told...

ALAN HART : CANDIDLY SPEAKING, THE DE-ZIONIZATION OF ANGLO JEWRY

On behalf of Zionism’s colonial project in Palestine writer Isi Leibler was verbally crucifying one of Britain’s most influential Jewish leaders for daring to go public with his criticism of Netanyahu and saying, among other things, that Israel’s policies and actions were harming the best interests of British Jews, and by implication non-Israeli Jews everywhere.

GORDON: Thoughtcrimes

By Neve Gordon -  London Review of Books blog Would Meryl Streep, Spike Lee, Tim Robbins or Susan Sarandon be willing to ...

ISRAEL’S MURDER OF AMERICAN CITIZEN FURKAN DOGAN

By Tim King - Salem-News Today would have been the young man's 19th birthday. (SALEM, Ore.) - Furkan Doğan shot the Israeli military first,...

RACHEL CORRIE CASE: ISRAELI SOLDIER TO TESTIFY ANONYMOUSLY

Family criticises decision to allow soldier who drove bulldozer that killed daughter to give evidence from behind screen The Israeli soldier at the controls of...

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!)

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...

Way Forward for U.S.-Israel: ‘You know that $30 billion in military...

Brilliant analysis by Phyllis Bennis. by Phyllis Bennis So far the requests  have gone like this: Obama: Please freeze settlements. Netanyahu: No. Obama: Please freeze settlements. Netanyahu: No. Obama: Please freeze...

Undercover police in Jerusalem protests

Riots took place all over East Jerusalem this week in protest of settlers threatening to force their way into the Al Aqsa Mosque. As a result, Israeli security forces shut down major areas of the Old City, including the mosque compound to Muslim men under 50.