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The Israeli Scientific Mind

Palestinian official says medical examination shows Minister Ziad Abu Ein died from being struck and inhaling tear gas; Israeli source: He died from a heart attack. I am not surprised by this emerging dispute.

NEO – Blinded by the Gaza Spotlight

- Jim W. Dean..."Gwenyth reminds us once again that only those who have subsidized Israel's existence can force it to make a just peace, or not."

Dear PLO… Take Your Case To The ICC

As I write, the Israelis have slaughtered 160 Palestinians in their latest mad-dog military adventure, the vast majority being civilians including 35 children. 934 others have been wounded, including 280 children.

Would Settlement Removal Bring Civil War to Israel?

- "Expect ruthless people to deal with you ruthlessly, and you will never be disappointed."

Military Internet Mutiny in Israel – Uri Avnery

- Avnery..."The video clip that turned David Adamov from an anonymous soldier into an Israeli national figure was taken with a Palestinian camera in Hebron."

A Skunk Named Rose

- Uri Avnery... "When the Israeli Left gives up the term Peace, this is not a tactical retreat. It is a rout. Peace is a vision, a political ideal."

Actress Scarlett Johansson Doubles Down on Apartheid Resigns from Humanitarian Group

Actress Confirms Commitment to Apartheid and Ethnic Cleansing of Indigenous Peoples by Resigning From Post as Ambassador for Goodwill and Peace in Favor of a Company that Illegally Confiscates Land of Indigenous Peoples while posing as an an Ec0-Friendly Company

Quit Meddling, Kerry, Leave the Israel Problem to the Proper Authorities

No sooner had peace talks restarted under the warped patronage of the United States than Israel’s prime minister Netanyahu published bids for the construction of more than 1,000 new housing units in Palestinian East Jerusalem and existing illegal West Bank squats.

Walk Away, Palestinians!

While a fanfare of trumpets announced the resumption of so-called peace talks between Israel and the trampled Palestinians, to be held under the watchful eye of America’s Zionist ‘facilitators’, the Israelis were awarding special priority grants and other government funding to a number of their outlying West Bank “settlements”.

Israel Wars McDonald’s

Can McDonald's be kosher? After all, they serve cheeseburgers.* Yet, nothing could stand on the way of Israeli desire for a good hamburger, except for...

Israel Wars McDonald's

Can McDonald's be kosher? After all, they serve cheeseburgers.* Yet, nothing could stand on the way of Israeli desire for a good hamburger, except for...

“Obama, B’ona,” says Israel

The day after Israel laughed at Obama, things got awry. Not on the formal level; American flags are larger than ever, Netanyahu's baritone is deeper than ever, and Palestinian despair is sadder than ever.

Israel Laughs at Obama

On March 20, 2013, the Israeli government started Operation "Unbreakable Alliance," the code name given to the visit of President Barack Obama in Israel.

Israel Flag Wavers Plan to ‘Re-Educate’ MP David Ward

If reports are true, UK Liberal Democrats have appointed the pro-Israel lobby as ‘probation officers and educators’. They will judge if David Ward is ‘salvageable’ and lay down precise language rules.

Israel-Palestine: THE question

There is one absolute pre-condition for ending the Israel-Palestine conflict by diplomacy and negotiations on the basis, as it would have to be, of justice for the Palestinians and peace with security for all

Netanyhau’s Deep Pockets: The Price of Silence

Arafat Jaradat It was difficult to find out why there were protests, though they took place in an extensive geographical area and seemed related.

Netanyhau's Deep Pockets: The Price of Silence

Arafat Jaradat It was difficult to find out why there were protests, though they took place in an extensive geographical area and seemed related.

Ethnic Cleansing The Nice Way

Moshe Feiglin, one of the most deluded and racist of those who make up the extreme right of Israeli politics and who is guaranteed his first seat in the Knesset after the upcoming election, has proposed what I imagine he regards as a nice way to complete Zionism’s ethnic cleansing of Palestine.

Press TV: US Builds Israeli Nuke Bunkers and Bio-War Labs

Legally, the law, based on the disputed Oslo Accords, which expired in 2000, would require the dismantling of the “Gaza Wall,” a project no different than the Warsaw Ghetto, the Berlin Wall or Buchenwald.

Hague Needs a Good Grilling

After yesterday’s dismal performance by the BBC’s flagship ‘Today’ news programme in quizzing the Israeli ambassador over the latest bloody assault on Gaza, this morning’s effort was a little better but still well short of what’s required in order to paint a truthful, balanced picture.

Israeli Drone Crashes in West Bank

- Israelis can't pass a budget but they have plenty of money for military hardware

How al-Aqsa Mosque Became a Refugee from Jerusalem

Once upon a time, some people wanted to destroy al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. So the mosque asked its friends, “Will you help save al-Aqsa?” We’re over a thousand years old and need your help.

Israel ex-soldiers say troops abused Palestinian kids

Former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories say that mistreatment of Palestinian children by troops is "routine" and occurs even at times of relative calm. A collection of over 30 testimonies published on Sunday by Breaking the Silence, a group of ex-servicemen critical of army practices, says physical violence, often arbitrary, is used against very young children.

West Bank 2011: One year of Humiliation in a Two Minutes...

In 2011, volunteers in B’Tselem’s camera project filmed over 500 hours of footage in the West Bank portraying Palestinian life under occupation. They edited & summed them up in a two-minute-video.

West Bank: Palestinian shot in the Face with Tear Gas Canister...

Mustafa Tamimi, 27, was critically injured on Friday in the village of Nabi Saleh when an Israeli soldier fired a tear gas canister directly at his head from a short distance.

Israeli Commandos Raid “Freedom Theater” in West Bank

“The coming third Palestinian intifada will take the form of cultural resistance to the Israeli occupation” Juliano Mer Khamis

Flotilla, Flytilla and the prospect of ‘Civil Society Action’

it is actually Israel that was harshly beaten here, for Israel has managed to expose its level of hysteria: it seems that eight old yachts and a few hundred Easyjet passengers have managed to shake the entire Israeli society.

The General’s Son

Miko's unlikely opinions reflect his father's legacy. General Peled was a war hero turned peacemaker. Miko had to leave Israel before he made his first Palestinian friend, the result of his participation in a dialogue group in California. He was 39.

Report: A 2010 visit to the Occupied West Bank as a...

During April, May and June of 2010 I traveled to the Occupied West Bank (also known as the Occupied Palestinian Territories). I wished to...

Serving Up Palestine One Slice at a Time

110 countries in the United Nations have extended diplomatic recognition to the State of Palestine. All recognize Palestine as including...

Checking Israeli Agression: The Fight Against Racism and Militarism

While intensively engaged in illegal settlement expansion, the government of Israel is also seeking to deal with two problems: a global campaign of what it perceives as “delegitimation” – that is, objections to its crimes and withdrawal of participation in them – and a parallel campaign of legitimation of Palestine.


Obama’s last card - Will he play it? By Alan Hart / STAFF WRITER President Obama ought to have trouble sleeping at night knowing that by...

Daniel McGowan: One State; Two State; and Reality

One State; Two State; and Reality  By Daniel McGowan, Professor Emeritus, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Executive Director, Deir Yassin Remembered The overwhelming desire within Israel, and...

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...

Bennis and the Progress Report on Israel’s Massacre

Israel may believe she can do whatever she wants, wherever she wants. But this latest outrage will come at a political cost. Phyllis Bennis and...

Israel-Palestine, Hamas, Hizballah, and the Taliban

The growing number of commentators calling for a reversal of American policy on Israel—holding Israel to international standards of decency and protecting the human...

Israeli actions are turning Jerusalem into a settlement

Thanks to an attempted settler takeover of the Sheikh Jarrah quarter, that quiet neighborhood of East Jerusalem has turned into a kind of microcosm of the illnesses that are poisoning relations between Jews and Arabs. The worst of these is the refusal to recognize the finality of the situation that was created at the end of the War of Independence. It is possible to understand the settler right, whose existential aim is the continued conquest of the land. But how is it possible that state institutions will lend a hand to an act that destroys the very land under our feet?

We Can Halt Israeli Apartheid

Popular pressure is the difference between progress and oppression.

Israel’s Ethnic Cleaning-Apartheid Obscenity

Robert Fisk of The Independent reports from the West Bank on the demolition of homes and destruction of villages by the state of Israel...