Monthly Archives:

April 27 2009

14 Jewish groups should lead condemnation of attacks on Gypsies in Europe

April 29 2009

0 Has the U.S. discourse improved on Israel/Palestine? A pessimist says No

0 Veteran congresswoman Jane Harman believes that wacky Israel lobby theory

0 The American street wants to talk about the Israel lobby

0 Homer nods (Jon Stewart blows the Harman story)

0 ‘I could go on for pages about discrimination against Palestinian citizens of Israel’

April 28 2009

0 New route for wall through Bil’in still seizes Palestinian land

0 Obama’s Hamas tilt

0 Will Obama get entrapped by the Masada complex?

April 27 2009

0 What did Kafka get for his bar mitzvah?

0 What’s wrong with this sentence: Kidnap a teenager, beat him, kill him by pushing him out of a jeep, get 5-1/2 years

0 Jewish groups should lead condemnation of attacks on Gypsies in Europe

0 Israel said to be cracking down on protesters

0 At the Tribeca Film Festival…. ‘Rachel’

0 Akiva Eldar: one state, between the river and the sea

0 Reps Baird & Ellison: continued settlements engender violence

April 26 2009

0 Has Israel served as a bad influence on torture policy?

0 12 unquiet minds

0 Israeli police descend on feminist peace group, signaling ‘real changes in Israeli society’

April 25 2009

0 What if Jane Harman was named Chang Ha Lee?

0 Iran persecutes bloggers

0 Mohammad of Vancouver on the anti-Ahmadinejad bloc

0 Did the lobby deliver kibosh to Gen. Anthony Zinni?

April 24 2009

0 Mohammad of Vancouver on Ahmadinejad’s speech

April 23 2009

0 Why did the Harman case break now?

0 Rep. Donna Edwards: Gaza has opened up the conversation in Congress

0 Can I at 53 change the color of my eyes?

April 22 2009

0 Oren choice for Israeli ambassador might further trouble US/Israeli relations and split American Jewish community

0 Press can’t say it, but a blogger can (Jane Harman’s Jewish)

0 ‘I come from Apartheid South Africa. Arriving in your land, the land of Palestine, the sense of deja vu is inescapable.’

April 21 2009

0 Ken Pollack is player in Harman-Saban drama

0 Two delicious angles of the Harman story– do I hear the hounds baying?

April 20 2009

0 Israel is going down the wrong road, who will call it back?

0 Jeff Stein gets the Harman deal he revealed slightly wrong

0 Realist says Harman story may fuel American fury about special relationship

0 Leonard Fein: Rightwing politicans exploit Jewish Holocaust fears. We need therapy to get past it. (And what do the Palestinians need?)

April 19 2009

0 ‘Theater J’ publishes defense of separation wall

April 21 2009

0 Ken Pollack is player in Harman-Saban drama

0 Ken Pollack is player in Harman-Saban drama

24 Kafka didn’t know that bar mitzvahs took place on Saturday

49 Too bad you can’t talk about Israel at the Durban anti-racism conference

2 Mark Cohen to reprise his important lecture on Muslim anti-Semitism

9 The internet is the new talmud

3 the water issue

7 Rachel Maddow is PEP

April 20 2009

10 Times implicates Saban in the Harman scandal, but not as the ‘Israeli agent’

18 Israel is going down the wrong road, who will call it back?

18 Harman backscratching deal is how lobbies work

16 Reports from Geneva – Day One at Durban II

5 Jeff Stein takes the Harman story to MSNBC

11 Health magazine opens article with sympathetic Palestinian boy–then apologizes for doing so

23 Latest on Harman scandal – There was no timely leak, Harman was not the object of the tap and a useful timeline of events

26 scene from an intermarriage

4 Jeff Stein gets the Harman deal he revealed slightly wrong

33 Realist says Harman story may fuel American fury about special relationship

5 Jane Harman had good reason to want Israel lobby backup in ’05

19 David Brooks suggests ‘bombing schools’ in Gaza was moral necessity in taking on ‘satanic’ Hamas

10 JTA says Jane Harman had no political motive for intrigue. Bollocks

18 Rob Browne will celebrate Holocaust Remembrance day by renting Chaplin’s ‘Great Dictator’

6 AIPAC seems to be having trouble finding speakers for their upcoming summit – are they open to suggestions?

21 If the ‘Israeli agent’ in the Harman scandal turns out merely to be an ‘influential donor,’ why is it any less of a scandal?

4 Saban called himself ‘right wing crazy’ on foreign policy

14 Is Haim Saban the ‘suspected Israeli agent’ scheming with Jane Harman?

3 At last, Israel lobby is becoming fair game for journalistic investigation

12 Leonard Fein: Rightwing politicans exploit Jewish Holocaust fears. We need therapy to get past it. (And what do the Palestinians need?)

11 Canard? Zionism fostered suspicion among other Americans that Jews in public life feel a duty to put Israel’s interests first

9 Susie Kneedler on David Brooks

April 19 2009

51 ‘CQ’ says Rep. Jane Harman caught on wiretap with suspected Israeli agent discussing AIPAC espionage scandal – and that’s just the beginning!

15 2 days and counting: ‘NY Times’ fails to correct Israeli gov’t misrepresentations about the killing of a demonstrator

21 A good summary of Mondoweiss’s recent themes in 150 words or less

13 ‘Theater J’ publishes defense of separation wall

21 Killing of protester in Bil’in was part of a trend– when will the US media cover it?

50 ‘I studied the issue so as to contribute to the debate in the Jewish community. I was shocked to discover there was no debate allowed’

25 Obama makes shameful decision to boycott UN anti-racism conference

28 Does David Brooks kinda think of himself as Israeli?

5 Looking back on Iraq, and ‘sexed-up’ intelligence (in England only)

7 Some commenters can’t read

16 Can Netanyahu have an ‘economic peace’ with Palestinians without political changes?

34 ‘Stop worrying about converting more Jews to the cause’

16 Palestinians don’t have to recognize Israel as Jewish state, U.S. says

16 Brave Israeli journalist exposes ‘death to all Arabs’ talk that has become commonplace

April 18 2009

51 ‘American Jewish Committee’ and ‘Southern Poverty Law Center’ endorsed anti-Arab image

6 beautiful Israelis

50 After shooting one Palestinian demonstrator, Israeli soldiers call out, ‘Do you want more gas?’

11 U of Ottawa physics professor says he was fired for criticizing Israel and the lobby

9 we’ve sure misspelled a lot of names lately on this site

50 My assimilationist reputation

11 An argument for the downfall of the ‘New York Times’

13 More on the heroic Mats Gilbert

23 In New York media, there’s only one conversation, what will befall the ‘New York Times’

50 At doctor’s presentation, a Jewish woman says Gaza is slowly splitting the Jewish community and allowing others to speak out at last

8 Probably unwittingly, ‘Times’ identifies West Bank settlement as part of Israel

April 17 2009

42 New York Times quotes Israeli military’s false account of Bil’in killing despite video evidence

25 Palestinian resident of Bil’in killed during weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall

29 As if the US needed another reason to not trust the new Israeli government

9 The story of Israeli colonization in Silwan will not go away

32 We had a fundraiser. You delivered. What next?

27 Why did the neoconservative go to Israel 12 times?

27 Children in Gaza ‘want to die,’ but the West Bank isn’t Disneyland

21 American Jewry has reached its rendezvous with destiny

10 Loewenstein says newspapers are dying because they missed the story

April 16 2009

17 some Palestinian maps are fairer than Israeli ones

39 Norwegian doctor’s presentation on Gaza attack leaves Chicago audience ‘shell shocked’

7 Maybe Obama wants to do like Brits in ’48, and walk away from the mess

7 Many official Israeli maps fail to show Occupied Territories

23 Advocates of the two-state solution ‘resemble a balloon with a slow but accelerating leak’

28 Report: Obama will impose two-state solution

15 ‘Beth Elohim,’ leading Brooklyn temple, is said to have Hebrew school maps of Israel without Green Line

7 Almost there! Mondoweiss fund raising drive ends tomorrow with our goal in sight.

5 Hold Israel accountable for the sake of humanity

8 ‘Huffington Post’ gives space to yet another Likudnik apologist

8 In their own words (peace through apartheid edition)

27 Introducing our new correspondent on anti-Semitism

3 Has ‘The New Republic’ ever published anyone who’s been critical of Israel?

9 Discrimination against those with heterodox ideas on Israel fosters anti-Semitism

April 15 2009

18 Mamdani is persuasive in Darfur debate, Prendergast waffles

32 International reputation be damned: Israel continues to block humanitarian aid from entering Gaza and refuses to cooperate in UN war crimes investigation

28 Friedman hints at bombing Iran

3 Mortimer Zuckerman aligns himself (and Huffpo) with the rightwing settlers’ movement

41 On tax day, we ask, Why do we single out Israel?

8 Dan Fleshler set to publish important new book on formation of the anti-Likud lobby

25 Many American Jews are furious at Israel

2 The internet is forming a new, international idea of community

17 The Economist calls for the US to cut aid to Israel

5 Factchecking Mort Zuckerman

April 14 2009

11 Ticking bomb… Will Trita Parsi’s book get to Obama before the American Jewish Committee?

21 Why has Iran’s Islamic revolution survived?

25 Wowie zowie–David Goldman sheds nom-de-plume and LaRouche credential but not the genocidal orders from God

7 Dana Goldstein values the Diaspora experience over the Israeli one

16 Leading Native American publication expresses solidarity with Palestinians

18 ZOA calls for boycott over confiscated land (Jewish land, that is)

20 Avnery invokes Obama in urging Israelis to recognize the Nakba

47 Another piece deploring the new anti-Semitism while expressing no horror over ‘what Israelis are doing now’

14 ‘I was born Palestinian’: Laila El-Haddad’s story of trying to return home to Gaza

19 George Mitchell returns to Israel to begin Obama-Netanyahu faceoff

5 Massing: Ricks interviewed US generals, colonels and captains, never Iraqi civilians

April 13 2009

32 Unh-oh, Huffpo’s gone PEP

15 ‘Slate”s David Samuels says Israeli strike on Iran wouldn’t upset Muslim world

49 Man who says he is former AIPAC member puts up billboards decrying Gaza as monstrous inhumanity

43 Roger Cohen again. Get tough on Israel before it bombs Iran…

16 ‘NYT’ Op-Ed says Hamas is more reasonable than Netanyahu gov’t

10 Peres suggests U.S. would be on board for Iran attack

50 If you’re going to be vicious to Richard Witty, please go find your own blog

13 Namecalling begins over reports that Massad has tenure at Columbia

April 12 2009

29 Walzer’s golden rule: do unto other civilians as you would do unto your own

35 Historic Freud lectures at Clark are bookended, a century later, by censorship of Finkelstein

7 Christian community outside Bethlehem to be encircled by Israeli ‘security road’

4 CNN guest describes ‘omipotent power of pro-Israel interest groups in Washington’

10 Think of all those images we’ve seen of vandalized Jewish gravestones as evidence of anti-Semitism

11 Jaffa-based Palestinian activist facing indefinite home detention for political activity

49 Easter dinner

7 ‘Controversial’? Wolman recalls Tutu’s amiable, thoughtful presence in Oslo ’84

April 11 2009

18 Look ma, no celebs!

14 ‘Washington Post’ lets two men who have seen conditions on the West Bank publish a letter criticizing Elliott Abrams

7 Walt says Obama could start by calling occupation ‘cruel’ and ‘contrary to democracy’

50 Clark University President asserts that ‘anti-Semitism is increasing in America’

49 Thank you! We are more than halfway to sending Mondoweiss to AIPAC and Gaza, but we still need your help.

11 Plato’s dilemma: Is it better to suffer injustice or commit it?

5 In the land of 1000 checkpoints, ‘Washington Post’ seeks stories of ‘normalcy’

0 I’m wrong about Obama’s seder

12 White House Passover seder brings locusts, hail, vermin, and frogs to… AIPAC?

10 ‘You got to go through Dennis’

1 another sign that Israel is becoming international wallflower

16 Hold on– the U.N. did not create Israel

11 Kafka also was not big on ‘the Jewish people’

9 Playwright David Hare on ‘the hideous wall’

9 Beckett didn’t like ‘the Irish people’ any more than Arendt liked ‘the Jewish people’

7 Another fine piece in the ‘Times’ (or ‘IHT’ anyway)(how does anybody tell?)

10 Michigan State sticks by its decision to invite Desmond Tutu to speak at commencement

9 Jeffrey Goldberg offers Roger Cohen a lesson in establishment manners

April 10 2009

31 AIPAC is reported to urge Yeshiva U not to condemn prof who called Israel apartheid state

44 Praise Michael Walzer, he declares that Gaza war was unjust

April 30 2009

31 On eve of AIPAC conference, ‘J Street’ claims, ‘We’re with Obama, you’re not’

April 10 2009

16 Secret, horrifying post, scratched on the cave wall in 2009 for anthropologists to discover 100s of years from now

April 30 2009

7 Lieberman changes everything: ‘Washington Jewish Week’ takes on ‘tension’ between Jewish state and democracy

April 10 2009

50 Richard Witty calls on Clark U president to allow Finkelstein to speak. President says, Maybe next year

April 30 2009

64 ‘New Republic’ attacks ADL for ‘inquisition’ against California professor who likened Gaza to Warsaw ghetto

April 10 2009

29 In Haaretz, a Jew defiantly announces she is moving to the West Bank. Does anyone care?

April 30 2009

8 Benvenisti: 2-state-solution talk plays into Netanyahu’s hands

April 10 2009

6 Clark University censors Norman Finkelstein as unfit to speak on campus

April 30 2009

18 Is Rabbi Lerner going wobbly? 3 critics weigh in

April 10 2009

1 Haaretz: Obama is not George Bush’s opposite

April 30 2009

3 What does it take to make it at ‘The New Republic’?

April 10 2009

16 Young Jews say, we gotta figure out a different way to be Jewish

April 30 2009

51 Guns & Militias & Nazis – Oh my!

April 9 2009

16 Former congressman says getting evenhanded legislation past the Israel lobby was like ‘pulling teeth from a rhinocerous without anesthesia’

April 30 2009

49 ‘Huffington Post’ appears to have gone almost all the way over to the other side on Israel/Palestine

April 9 2009

44 Why can’t you find normanfinkelstein.com on google?

April 30 2009

19 Foxman links criticism of Gaza with Holocaust

April 9 2009

11 ‘International Herald Tribune’ describes American Jews’ ‘deep loyalty’ to Israel

April 30 2009

23 A thrilling, binational call for ‘queer solidarity’ with oppressed Palestinians

April 9 2009

4 Turning point: Massad said to have gotten tenure at Columbia

April 30 2009

17 How can you like the human race?

April 9 2009

2 Bambi, Bibi, BDS

April 29 2009

38 Michael Lerner says the left would ‘totally demean Israel’

April 9 2009

3 16 medics killed in Gaza? Israel says they ‘took the risk themselves’

April 29 2009

25 Has the U.S. discourse improved on Israel/Palestine? A pessimist says No

April 9 2009

12 In their own words (Israeli diplomacy edition)

April 29 2009

8 Veteran congresswoman Jane Harman believes that wacky Israel lobby theory

April 9 2009

29 Non-Zionist seder night (O, lord, how can we be like the neocons?)

April 29 2009

17 The American street wants to talk about the Israel lobby

April 8 2009

50 ‘Universalist left’ offers to shut up if you would actually behave with decency, now

April 29 2009

60 Billboards criticizing US aid to Israel taken down under pressure

April 8 2009

35 This year at Passover it is Palestinians who are demanding ‘Let my people go!’

April 29 2009

20 New commenting software on Mondoweiss

April 8 2009

50 Obama prepares to take on Netanyahu and the lobby as the battle lines come into focus

April 29 2009

17 Gutless in Gaza, by NPR

April 8 2009

41 At a Philadelphia vigil, Jews talk of the division within their families over The Conflict

April 29 2009

19 Durban II Post-Mortem: Fighting racism was once central to American Jewish identity

April 8 2009

3 Let’s blow away the Israel lobby’s insistence that the two parties can come to terms on their own

April 29 2009

22 Homer nods (Jon Stewart blows the Harman story)

April 8 2009

6 Marty Peretz makes anti-Arab statement with a racist tinge

April 29 2009

41 ‘I could go on for pages about discrimination against Palestinian citizens of Israel’

April 8 2009

6 Bangladesh paper calls David Harris ‘hero of our times’

April 29 2009

26 how has Jewish culture influenced U.S. establishment culture?

April 8 2009

3 Norwegian anti-Semitism hoax reminds Silverstein of Iranian canard

April 29 2009

7 Ms Chazan, what is likelihood of Israel celebrating 100?

April 7 2009

47 Gaza’s Passover

April 29 2009

21 Specter hops from religious right’s party to the religious left’s

April 7 2009

26 ‘Jerusalem Post’ admits it was duped by hoaxer on report of anti-Semitism in Norway

April 29 2009

10 Harman, with Lanny Davis, seem to want to portray the matter as a partisan foodfight

April 7 2009

30 Two more congresspeople go to Gaza!

April 29 2009

12 Centrist Israeli newspaper publishes call for the right of return

April 7 2009

15 Bromwich: Who talks about the 4,700,000 Iraqi refugees?

April 29 2009

13 A pro-Israel Egyptian changes camps, over democracy…

April 7 2009

3 Madoff scandal laps up against the stone walls of the Times (or is that a sandcastle?)

April 29 2009

29 Israeli textbooks, too

April 7 2009

20 As the truth about the Gaza war continues to be revealed, Israel’s standing in the world will continue to plummet

April 28 2009

5 New route for wall through Bil’in still seizes Palestinian land

April 7 2009

6 for Eliot Spitzer, some of Kafka’s sexual wisdom

April 28 2009

22 Why liberal internationalists have a bad name with Muslims

April 6 2009

27 It’s not genocide until Abraham Foxman says it is

April 28 2009

10 the lobby’s achievement: landgrab

April 6 2009

18 Since when does the rightwing prime minister of a tiny Asian nation tell the progressive president of a superpower what to do?

April 28 2009

12 The story you’re not hearing from Africa

April 6 2009

18 An exchange over ‘Queen of Sheba”s report on Hamas

April 28 2009

16 Obama’s Hamas tilt

April 6 2009

11 Why preserving a ‘Jewish state’ should not be an argument to save the two-state solution

April 28 2009

19 For the first time in her life, a Palestinian-American woman feels solidarity from other Americans

April 6 2009

14 Netanyahu, in February: ‘I will not evacuate any settlement’

April 28 2009

6 Fact-checking Marty Peretz

April 6 2009

27 Mamdani: ‘Save Darfur’ movement is not a peace movement

April 28 2009

26 Israel’s ongoing colonization of the West Bank and saber rattling over Iran exposes the ‘fiction of US-Israeli mutual interest’

April 6 2009

13 Preserving a ‘Jewish state’ is not an argument that will save the two-state solution

April 28 2009

20 Walt: Iranian clerics would never nuke the third-holiest site in Islam

April 6 2009

4 IDF buys a hookah

April 28 2009

1 Palestinian diaspora flick, ‘Salt of this Sea,’ comes to NY this week

April 6 2009

3 ‘Have you ever wondered what hell looks like?’

April 28 2009

10 new liberal consensus: Israel’s racist policies fuel anti-Semitism

April 6 2009

13 Khalidi addresses a Jewish ‘congregation’

April 28 2009

1 a reader agrees: Walzer/Margalit’s exercise is irrelevant to Gaza war

April 6 2009

26 Holocaust testimony by David Harris might have included AJC’s ‘scant’ concern at the time

April 28 2009

2 Adam Schiff is PEP

April 6 2009

8 Financial meltdown is doing a number on Jewish hubris

April 28 2009

4 Snapshot from a police state

April 6 2009

8 Psst! Lobby, forget about Oliphant– look at the anti-parochial cartoonist at the ‘Forward’: Eli Valley

April 28 2009

9 a few thoughts about Jewish community

April 6 2009

9 Why does this make me sick to the pit of my stomach?

April 28 2009

5 Middle-aged guys with shoulder-length hair

April 6 2009

14 More settler pogroms in and around the land deeded to the Jews by the Old Testament

April 28 2009

48 Will Obama get entrapped by the Masada complex?

April 6 2009

3 a dream about Jewish streetsmartness

April 27 2009

33 A frightful trip through the West Bank on the night of a double murder brings the Occupation into focus

April 6 2009

35 Gazans beg for Shalit’s release. Hamas official says No

April 27 2009

26 Try this: ‘Jews must internalize that the US is a Christian country’

April 6 2009

6 Being wrong on Iraq continues to pay career dividends

April 27 2009

1 What did Kafka get for his bar mitzvah?

April 5 2009

50 Why did Summers get giant hedge payday–and what does it say about the lobby?

April 27 2009

28 Why doesn’t Harman story have better legs?

April 5 2009

24 Now Gaza is torn by PTSD

April 27 2009

22 What’s wrong with this sentence: Kidnap a teenager, beat him, kill him by pushing him out of a jeep, get 5-1/2 years

April 5 2009

1 anxiety and influence, re the Times

13 The fact that Lieberman is not exposed and savaged in the U.S. is testimony to one thing, the Israel lobby

10 ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ called Gaza onslaught ‘immoral and illegal’

April 27 2009

5 Israel said to be cracking down on protesters

April 4 2009

9 disproportionate… indiscriminate

April 27 2009

9 At the Tribeca Film Festival…. ‘Rachel’

April 4 2009

20 Why does the ‘Times’ only let Arabs criticize Israel?

April 27 2009

8 Akiva Eldar: one state, between the river and the sea

April 4 2009

10 Larry Summers’s conflict… and Chas Freeman’s

April 27 2009

6 ‘Maariv’ journalist says ‘latent racism’ is ‘de-facto national policy’

April 4 2009

13 American Jewish Committee and Mearsheimer agree on debate

April 27 2009

2 Baird & Ellison were careful to leave U.S. aid to Gaza war out of article

April 4 2009

14 Greenwald: Who’s covering Israel/Palestine? Not the MSM.

April 27 2009

14 Reps Baird & Ellison: continued settlements engender violence

April 4 2009

17 Oh but they were ‘voluntary human shields’

April 27 2009

6 Saban’s financial leverage is in a long tradition of ‘practical politics’ in the Israel lobby

April 4 2009

19 Chomsky: I’ve been for one-state all my life, but we need two states first

April 26 2009

40 Roger Cohen strikes again: ‘If you’re looking for a primer on colonialism, [the West Bank] is not a bad place to start.’

April 4 2009

16 a Jewish journalist deludes himself about the parochialism of the neoconservatives

April 26 2009

38 Has Israel served as a bad influence on torture policy?

April 4 2009

4 Larry $ummers and the new establishment

April 26 2009

4 12 unquiet minds

April 4 2009

4 As Stan Laurel, Kafka had the weighty obligation to find his Oliver Hardy. And he did

April 26 2009

20 Israeli police descend on feminist peace group, signaling ‘real changes in Israeli society’

April 4 2009

4 Intolerance in the Middle East cuts both ways

April 26 2009

30 Michael Rubin is accused of mistranslating Persian to present Iran as eternal enemy

April 3 2009

12 the windows of the soul…

April 26 2009

6 ‘Law of Return’ has U.S. boomerang clause

April 3 2009

9 ‘Times of London’: Reported Netanyahu deal on settlement expansion could turn West Bank over to Hamas

April 26 2009

26 Former Israel lobbyist stands at policy crossroads in Obama administration

April 3 2009

11 Prediction: American Jews and AIPAC will file for divorce over Gaza

April 26 2009

3 Neoconservatism ‘substantially polarized’ the Jewish community

April 3 2009

7 In his own words (Jeffrey Goldberg)

April 26 2009

6 Ironical Harman quote from yesteryear

April 3 2009

1 AJC’s David Harris sure seems to be running away from debate with Mearsheimer and Walt

April 26 2009

5 Big money in Virginia means big Jews

April 3 2009

23 Prominent gentiles must get over their hangups and start criticizing Israel

April 26 2009

50 Where is the Palestinian Gandhi–again

April 3 2009

15 Clinton kisses the lobby

April 25 2009

25 What if Jane Harman was named Chang Ha Lee?

April 3 2009

8 Bomb bomb bomb Obama Iran

April 25 2009

50 Iran persecutes bloggers

April 3 2009

14 Obama’s ‘fantastic wager’ in Afghanistan

April 25 2009

50 Mohammad of Vancouver on the anti-Ahmadinejad bloc

April 3 2009

6 ADL: Lieberman is a man of peace

April 25 2009

42 Daniel Schorr dismisses Harman case as ‘something of a brouhaha’

April 3 2009

22 Open letter to the editor of the Jerusalem Post: When is someone who attacks you a ‘terrorist’ and when is he just a ‘man’?

April 25 2009

6 As once-obscure Kirsten Gillibrand vaulted into the Senate, she had an epiphany about a certain issue

April 3 2009

16 Natonal Lawyers Guild says Israel’s ‘onslaught’ in Gaza violated U.S. law

April 25 2009

14 Did the lobby deliver kibosh to Gen. Anthony Zinni?

April 3 2009

34 Michelle Obama and the death of breeding. Thank god

April 24 2009

40 Israel supporters infuse Holocaust remembrance with Iran fears

April 3 2009

7 A Chomsky dream

April 24 2009

51 Mohammad of Vancouver on Ahmadinejad’s speech

April 3 2009

28 Daniel Pipes– ‘elated’ by Lieberman

April 24 2009

49 Yoav Shamir’s great film, ‘Defamation’, offers a devastating and transcendent portrait of Foxman

April 3 2009

8 Post-Gaza pattern: rage, defensiveness, McCarthyism, more rage

April 24 2009

9 Israeli film in Tribeca Festival says Walt and Mearsheimer’s work is ‘blessed’

April 2 2009

24 ZOA leads Passover picnic in West Bank to honor settler movement

April 24 2009

28 Four months after the onslaught, The New Republic discovers that Gaza was a ‘moral and strategic disaster’

April 2 2009

29 ‘Anti-Semite’ smear is losing its effectiveness in countering appeals to ‘American interest’

April 24 2009

13 Why I’m building a statue of Jeffrey Goldberg

April 2 2009

5 Blair, the west’s Mideast envoy, get $1 million from chief party to dispute (guess who?)

April 24 2009

5 Reading Finkelstein in Palestine

April 2 2009

4 The problem isn’t Lieberman (c’ted)

April 24 2009

40 Some rabbinical students are ‘closeted’ because of intermarriage bans

April 2 2009

9 Gaza changed everything (Wieseltier is ‘sickened’)

April 24 2009

29 Derfner in ‘JPost’: Caryl Churchill got Gaza right

April 2 2009

33 Sy Hersh’s journalistic wisdom: ‘I’d rather run thru the streets naked than talk about Israel/Palestine’

April 24 2009

11 Iran faces existential threat from Israel, U.S.

April 2 2009

3 ‘J Street’ drives its wedge: Lieberman & Lieberman

April 24 2009

4 Obama should state that 5th and 8th amendments bar torture

April 2 2009

11 Hint of Obama’s policy: Treat Avigdor Lieberman like a non-person

April 23 2009

41 Israeli journalist: ‘[Palestinian] nonviolent struggle never made Israel even think about abandoning the land it conquered’

April 2 2009

13 More PEP talk at MSNBC

April 23 2009

8 Israel strives to re-brand its image (yet again)

April 2 2009

7 American Jewish congressmen [heart] Netanyahu. Do you?

April 23 2009

33 Why did the Harman case break now?

April 2 2009

13 In Indian culture, the embodiment of the shapeshifter is the reptile. In American political culture, from Reagan to Obama, the avatar is of course

April 23 2009

5 Rep. Donna Edwards: Gaza has opened up the conversation in Congress

April 2 2009

15 Media math: 1 Israeli colonist’s life=0 American freedom rider’s

April 23 2009

16 Clark reinvites Norman Finkelstein to speak, 2 weeks after cancelling him

April 2 2009

6 Netanyahu has an activist base

April 23 2009

6 Iran is dealing with French transit company that has big contract in Israeli settlements

April 2 2009

21 Slater: nonviolence has never worked for the Palestinians, and neither has violence

April 23 2009

50 Can I at 53 change the color of my eyes?

April 2 2009

18 Why single out Israel? Because we have been told that black is white repeatedly, and that is an assault on a person’s dignity that fosters rage

April 23 2009

50 Two great points about Durban II and the Ahmadinejad speech

April 1 2009

50 ‘Human Rights Watch’ provides searing evidence of the targeting of civilians in Gaza

April 23 2009

11 ‘Times’ shows pro-Israel bias in report on Gaza whitewash

April 1 2009

42 Why single out Israel? Well, ’cause it arrests our imagination

April 23 2009

15 The Harman story is not going away – House Select Intelligence Committee is opening an investigation

3 Peter Kaplan leaves ‘the Observer’

April 1 2009

21 Rabbi Brant Rosen: Jews’ dismissal of BDS represents a refusal to recognize who the ‘weaker, dispossessed, disempowered’ party is

April 23 2009

9 busted

April 1 2009

14 ‘The spiritual/cultural gulf between Poles and Jews was chosen by both sides’

April 23 2009

50 The Angry Arab addresses an overflow crowd on Wall Street

April 1 2009

14 Slater: Palestinian nonviolence has generated repression and settlements

April 23 2009

19 Harman had close ties to Bush White House

April 1 2009

9 By persisting in slagging Norway, ‘Jerusalem Post’ drains the meaning from the word, ‘anti-Semitism’

April 22 2009

38 Under increasing pressure, Israel tries to deny and justify Gaza war crimes

April 1 2009

40 Spinal failure: ‘NYT’ distances itself from Oliphant cartoon

April 22 2009

38 Pelosi enters the picture – new questions raised in Jane Harman scandal

April 1 2009

23 Netanyahu says Iran is scaring smart Jews out of Israel. But his amanuensis, Goldberg, knows better

April 22 2009

14 Oren choice for Israeli ambassador might further trouble US/Israeli relations and split American Jewish community

April 1 2009

27 Lieberman rolls out of bed and trashes 2-state solution

April 22 2009

39 Press can’t say it, but a blogger can (Jane Harman’s Jewish)

April 1 2009

28 Another irksome thing about the ‘Where’s Palestinian Gandhi?’ question

April 22 2009

51 ‘I come from Apartheid South Africa. Arriving in your land, the land of Palestine, the sense of deja vu is inescapable.’

April 1 2009

10 American Arab organization joins battle against tax-deductible-status of ‘charities’ helping illegal settlements

April 22 2009

7 Under Obama’s nose, Israel fosters ethnic cleansing of East Jerusalem

April 1 2009

7 mistaken identity on West Bank is farce when it involves Jews, not tragedy

April 22 2009

19 Despairing, Gideon Levy calls on Obama to forget about the absurd peace process

April 1 2009

11 ‘Israel sent the world a message last night that it is not headed for peace and change’

April 22 2009

4 Report from Code Pink delegation to Gaza

April 1 2009

4 Report from Gaza

April 22 2009

39 Israeli and US flags flying at home in California

April 1 2009

15 Former US ambassador says Mossad may have knocked off Pakistani President in ’88 over nukes

April 22 2009

11 Stein calls Harman’s phone-mate ‘suspected Israeli double agent’ (No wonder he wants to sell movie rights)

April 1 2009

35 more on the hatred/delegitimization of Israel in the U.S.

April 22 2009

15 Forget about Iran! Lieberman adopts Obama’s Af-Pak priorities

April 1 2009

21 Stop the presses–please! Erstwhile-progressive ‘Tikkun’ gives ink to AJC official saying Gaza war was successful

April 22 2009

40 full English text of Ahmadinejad speech

April 1 2009

2 ‘LA Times’ makes nice to Bibi

April 22 2009

17 Rothkopf: ‘odiousness’ of Gaza has weakened U.S. support for Israel

April 1 2009

13 Gaza opens the window on Nakba

April 21 2009

45 ‘WPost’ says Justice Department may drop Rosen/Weissman espionage case

11 Harman can’t remember any phone call. And then she can…

50 Who is the bigger obstacle to peace, Netanyahu or Ahmadinejad?

20 Harman to MSNBC: ‘I’ve had a long friendship with AIPAC. I didn’t need to cut some deal’

2 Ken Pollack is player in Harman-Saban drama

10 Harman fights back: Demands DOJ release wiretap transcripts

3 Thanks to Rep. Harman I’m getting slightly addicted to Twitter search

12 Two delicious angles of the Harman story– do I hear the hounds baying?

5 Harman primary opponent: ‘Let us remind Harman and the rest of Congress that they represent the people of the United States of America.’