Monthly Archives:

May 18 2009

0 the banality of the Nakba

May 8 2009

0 It’s the end of the special relationship as we know it (and I feel fine)

0 Why doesn’t Michael Oren write about New Jersey politics?

0 Answer: ‘chimbopotamus’

May 7 2009

0 Wanna be friends? Join Mondoweiss on Facebook.

0 More cracks in the lobby

0 Why can’t Israel just admit it’s got nukes?

May 6 2009

0 ‘Better a bomb than bombing,’ says Obama (per Israeli TV)

0 Why are so many Israeli officials Americanized?

0 Michael Oren is about to become single loyalty. Before he was just dual

0 300 children were just killed in Gaza. But Kerry and Biden cannot say a word about them. Why?

0 Israeli general hints that Israel might kidnap Iranian nuclear scientists

May 5 2009

0 AIPAC speakers portray Ahmadinejad as a ‘gift’

0 Kerry says a few words for Palestinians at AIPAC–and what is the sound of one hand clapping?

May 3 2009

0 AIPAC’s racial politics reflect Obama era

May 2 2009

0 Fact: Jews are a minority in Israel/Palestine. Isn’t this a recipe for apartheid?

May 1 2009

0 Yale Press book says that Jews value human life more than Arabs (and are also better drivers!)

0 invisible plantation

May 31 2009

62 Obama and Kerry both ‘get it’

214 Violence and Repression, from occupied Safa to Tel Aviv

33 ‘The Hill’ reporter responds to post on reporting bias

10 Germany mimics Obama Administration on settlements

145 I asked her why she said Gaza is worse than the prison she worked in back in Pennsylvania

May 29 2009

145 Ging: World leaders have at last come to Gaza, and seen that the people are ‘civilized to the core’

94 According to WaPo, Obama has turned Abbas into a hardliner

16 Update from New Profile: Israel ‘is very far from the democracy [it] claims to be.’

89 Holy Land Foundation trial reflects misguided US policy towards Hamas

22 ‘The Hill’ covers Obama-Abbas meeting with a Likudnik spin

36 Abunimah in ‘The Nation’: ‘Obama shouldn’t defend the institutionalized bigotry [in Israel] that the civil rights movement defeated in this country’

28 Obama begins to state his case: Ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is in US interests

May 28 2009

98 Gaza is alive

31 Abbas meets with Obama today, but does it matter?

47 ‘Einstein on Israel’ reveals essential history of debate over Zionism and a Jewish state

21 Growing understanding of the Nakba in Israel is sign of ‘deepening fissures in the Iron Wall’

May 27 2009

24 Israel tries to shut down Palestinian literary festival, but the word about occupation still gets out

70 This is beginning to look like panic – Israeli Knesset considers bill making it illegal to criticize Israel as a Jewish state

11 Iran discussion takes center stage

28 Is this getting stabbed in the back or the front?

28 Faced with Israeli restrictions in Jerusalem, Palestinians are trying to move into settlements

9 Israeli settlers threaten to rebuild and fight as outposts get torn down

May 26 2009

59 Most volunteers allowed into Gaza, just not those trying to return home

64 Israel wants to keep the settlements, PA says they can stay as Palestinian citizens

34 Palestinian students have to pass admissions process, and military screen, to study in Israel

24 Even Balfour supported equal rights for Palestinians

25 60 volunteers are turned back by Egyptian police, a few miles from Gaza

May 25 2009

34 You can now follow Mondoweiss at Talking Points Memo

69 My hotel is filled with young people who have come to ‘break the siege,’ like freedom riders

64 As debate builds over effort criminalize the Nakba, Lieberman’s party moves to create Zionist loyalty oath

43 Egyptian government blocking four international delegations to Gaza

64 This morning we ‘waive our consular rights’

May 24 2009

10 Yisrael Beitenu effort to ban Nakba commemorations moves forward

26 AIPAC’s pitch to student leaders – ‘you have leadership potential, and AIPAC can make that journey easy’

20 For Times Book Review the conflict is cultural, and Israelis are superior

35 Obama may be looking to abandon ‘secret’ deal between the US and Israel on settlements

171 How many hours can an American go in Cairo before he says, ‘burka’?

May 23 2009

35 Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism uses ‘jewish values’ to demand sanctions on Iran

19 Israel’s Gitmo

41 We can seize on Herzl’s central teaching: dignity

16 Israeli government and settlers ‘working together to create new facts on the ground’

May 22 2009

71 a few thoughts ahead of my trip to the Middle East

39 To Cairo, and then to Gaza, I hope

11 Israeli Tourism Ministry still features a map of Israel that includes occupied territory

42 Top Netanyahu Minister Uzi Landau Mingles with Fanatical Settlers at Moskowitz Prize for Zionism Ceremony

13 More on ‘The New Yorker’ and Israel/Palestine

3 Israeli tourist ministry admits map of Israel that included occupied territory was a ‘mistake’

0 In their own words

23 Dear Sec’y Gates: How many American soldiers would Shi’ites kill in Iraq if Israel bombs Iran?

10 US aid to Israel is not part of the solution, it’s part of the problem

1 Is David Sanger Judy Miller deja vu, without the neocon fixins?

May 21 2009

0 ‘Guardian’ sees Diaspora Jewish leadership beginning to express criticism of Israel

0 before I lay me down to sleep, let me pray…

May 20 2009

0 NPR describes Gaza onslaught as ‘striking targets’

0 Reader, please help me mount my high horse–

0 who’s wiping who off the map?

May 19 2009

0 ‘Huffpo’ writer says Norman Podhoretz was a ‘real racist’

0 Did NYT’s Bronner look over his shoulder when reporting on Gaza atrocities?

0 Jane Harman urges ethnic division in Iran

0 Neocons slide easily from ‘radical Islam’ to all of Islam

0 We have your back, President Obama!

May 18 2009

0 In political blunder, Netanyahu said to have dissed Jewish peace groups

0 Netanyahu’s gift to Obama is loaded

0 Bibi greets Obama

0 Citing ‘Amalek,’ Goldberg/Netanyahu would seem to prescribe genocide for Iran

0 Why are Palestinians cynical?

May 17 2009

0 even Daniel Pipes speaks of ‘apartheid’ and an end to the special relationship

0 Seriously?

0 Benny Morris’s ‘bogey-man’ (Netanyahu and Jeffrey Goldberg’s too, actually)

0 Why won’t the ‘Times’ let readers comment on Goldberg’s piece?

0 Israel doesn’t permit fabrics, threads, needles, light bulbs, candles, matches, books, musical instruments, crayons, clothing, shoes, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera to enter Gaza

0 Norwegian MP: If investing in occupation is deemed ‘ethical,’ then the ethics must be rewritten!

May 16 2009

0 Eyewitness account from Ni’lin: ‘With the media gone, Israeli forces transitioned from tear gas to live bullets.’

May 15 2009

0 In Gaza, in January, they treated shrapnel wounds with salt water

0 Blasted neocon mantra, ‘Road to Jerusalem leads thru Baghdad,’ replaced by– it leads thru Tehran!

0 Should Tom Friedman write about his family’s wealth?

0 Israel is client state, under both Bush and Obama

May 14 2009

0 conspiracy theory, or Rube Goldberg device: the lobby in action

0 What should ‘The New York Times’ do re Israel/Palestine?

0 More on the Times’ whitewash of the Palestinian Christian experience of the occupation

May 13 2009

0 Justice Department interviewed Harman after Rosen/Weissman charges were dropped, says military blog

0 Walt to Israel: Give up the spin campaign. End the policies that put Palestinians under ‘constant control’

0 Herzl on the fatherland

May 12 2009

0 ‘LA Times’ says neocons who pushed Iraq war ‘possibly harbored dual loyalty to Israel’

0 Slater on Oren

0 Scholar/Big-Muddy vet asserts that American support for Israel is mile wide, inch-deep

May 11 2009

0 It’s the week before the Super Bowl (Obama meets Netanyahu)

0 Arianna, why do you run this right-wing stuff?

0 ‘NY Times’ did something great

0 have you stopped dreaming of a Jewish state in Palestine?

0 The Military Israel Complex

May 10 2009

0 Hadar: US is too weakened for Obama to bring peace to the Holy Land

0 In Gaza, cement costs $50 a bag

May 9 2009

0 For once, I share a neocon’s ‘haunting fear.’ Do you?

0 The smoking gun? or just the smoking?

0 Hamas and Hezbollah are two of the most popular forces in the Arab world (don’t give them to Iran)

May 14 2009

11 20 Israeli groups call on Norwegian pension fund to divest from occupation

32 ‘Israel’s image has changed since my mother was president of Hadassah’

57 Will the Netanyahu/Obama meeting take place in 2009 or 1939?

May 13 2009

14 Sometimes the headline says it all

32 Justice Department interviewed Harman after Rosen/Weissman charges were dropped, says military blog

27 Jewishness, and diversity, on the Supreme Court

2 Elbowing the neocons

22 Bible fuels anti-Zionism

30 AIPAC press strategy during the 2009 policy conference – ‘heavy handed’ or business as usual?

16 Walt to Israel: Give up the spin campaign. End the policies that put Palestinians under ‘constant control’

13 Pope hints at right of return in speech to Palestinians in shadow of ‘tragic’ wall

3 4 ambassadors, and Israel Policy Forum, urge Obama to push Netanyahu to stop the house demolitions

10 Herzl on the fatherland

38 Americans actually have a duty to scrutinize the ‘special relationship’ and its dangers

24 NYT’s Bronner blames Islam for dwindling Christian life in Jerusalem

9 The drumbeat: Netanyahu adviser fears ‘the West is in trouble’ under Obama

May 12 2009

30 ‘LA Times’ says neocons who pushed Iraq war ‘possibly harbored dual loyalty to Israel’

29 American group gives couple moving to Israel $8000, couple moving to West Bank $30,000

21 American press reported on Roxana Saberi’s arrest in Iran; will it pick up Amira Hass’s arrest in Israel?

5 Slater on Oren

54 In Toronto, an anti-Zionist Jew dedicated to the ‘global conversation’ is blacklisted by a Jewish cultural institution

9 What does the US head of the Palestinian ‘contra’ force know about peace?

33 buzzword of Obama era is ‘transparency’

27 our ‘global conversation’ (Haaretz/the blogosphere) is pullin the rug out from under the lobby/occupation

61 Scholar/Big-Muddy vet asserts that American support for Israel is mile wide, inch-deep

May 11 2009

36 It’s the week before the Super Bowl (Obama meets Netanyahu)

12 Arianna, why do you run this right-wing stuff?

7 Netanyahu chilled an editor’s blood 30 years ago. (Why’d it take him so long to tell us?)

2 ‘NY Times’ did something great

16 Occupation means privilege

2 Gen. Dayton says 2-state solution has 2 year sell-by date

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7 The Times not only confuses the story in Jerusalem, but also ignores the settler funding angle right in New York

12 have you stopped dreaming of a Jewish state in Palestine?

9 Best and the brightest redux: Harvard project on Middle East strategy posts image of Ahmadinejad as Hitler

1 ‘The Israel Project’ puts annexed East Jerusalem in Israel

17 Bromwich on the ‘Times’ account of Israel’s plans to carve up Jerusalem

12 Israel smacks Pope down on talk of Palestinian homeland

2 my wife’s opinion of Obama’s considerations in choosing the next Supreme Court Justice

27 ‘Haaretz’ and ‘Guardian’ finger rightwing settler groups behind latest landgrab. ‘Times’ is mute

83 With 90% of his animals dead, Gaza zookeeper asks, ‘What crime did these animals commit?’

5 The Military Israel Complex

May 10 2009

6 the Shouting Hill

17 Rabbi Weiss

6 AP holds American soldiers to higher standard than Israeli ones

16 Jack Ross: you can’t take the Judaism out of Jewishness

6 Avnery: ‘existential threat’ from Iran is Netanyahu’s bluff to hold on to territory

4 ‘be proud of your connection to Eastern European secular Jews’

2 Rebuilding with mud brick is now Hamas policy in Gaza

9 The Israel lobby is losing power

9 more on the error of ‘bad Jews’ deferring to ‘good Jews’

6 Hadar: US is too weakened for Obama to bring peace to the Holy Land

2 In Gaza, cement costs $50 a bag

3 UN calls on Israel to express ‘public regret’ over Gaza school attack

May 9 2009

13 The lobby goes after NSC adviser Jones, using subterfuge

14 ‘a blood price from the innocent that only tyrannies have historically thought appropriate’

10 For once, I share a neocon’s ‘haunting fear.’ Do you?

117 Memo to Bad Jews: Time to reclaim your Jewish identity and save the world

3 The smoking gun? or just the smoking?

8 Hamas and Hezbollah are two of the most popular forces in the Arab world (don’t give them to Iran)

42 why I am secretly for intermarriage, though I shouldn’t proselytize

5 Omar Barghouti, Tel Aviv student, on the university’s refusal to expel him

May 8 2009

30 Survey: Almost half of Israeli Jews believe Israel expelled Palestinians in 1948

13 What does AIPAC mean when it calls for a ‘viable Palestinian state’? And does Obama agree?

44 It’s the end of the special relationship as we know it (and I feel fine)

36 another sign that the anti-lobby is a surging force in Jewish life

18 Why doesn’t Michael Oren write about New Jersey politics?

21 Jewish activists used to be shut out of the discussion about Israel in the Jewish community – now they’re driving the debate

6 Answer: ‘chimbopotamus’

19 Tel Aviv U protects a Palestinian student who has called for boycott of the school

6 Some Palestinians in Ni’lin experienced ethnic cleansing before

4 Huh: ‘JPost’ assigns review of book on AIPAC to guy who spoke at AIPAC conference

May 7 2009

8 Why we’ll defeat the occupation (we’re hipper)

132 New Israeli ambassador says Arabs must demonstrate ‘basic loyalty’ and Jewish schoolchildren must visit Jerusalem every two years to learn ‘national identity’

4 Wanna be friends? Join Mondoweiss on Facebook.

13 Irish nationalists support Palestinians

7 AIPAC 2009 in under 5 minutes

5 More cracks in the lobby

6 ‘Severe nervousness’ in Israel

12 ZOA blasts AIPAC over call for ‘viable Palestinian state’

37 AIPAC ED fears the growing movement to sanction Israel could fundamentally change US policy towards Israel. He’s right.

18 Picture is worth 1000 words

53 AIPAC is all about Jewish history and power–and so is this web site

11 Why can’t Israel just admit it’s got nukes?

14 Is Shimon Peres the Israeli Minister of Propaganda?

6 American Catholic editor calls on Pope Benedict XVI to reject Israeli ‘extremism’

5 Reading the Roger Cohen-Marty Peretz exchange

May 6 2009

77 Dragged out of AIPAC conference, a Jewish protester aches for the song to part that sea of fear

48 As a Jew, I am not comforted when the Vice President of the US says ‘there will always be a place for Jews of the world to go — and that place always must be Israel.’

10 ‘Better a bomb than bombing,’ says Obama (per Israeli TV)

22 Pro-Israel donors create Israel Studies departments

12 Why are so many Israeli officials Americanized?

11 Michael Oren is about to become single loyalty. Before he was just dual

21 300 children were just killed in Gaza. But Kerry and Biden cannot say a word about them. Why?

4 ‘J Street’ positions itself with Obama and against AIPAC

29 Israeli general hints that Israel might kidnap Iranian nuclear scientists

15 There he goes again: Ken Pollack says the Iranian people will trust us over their own leaders

46 Yeah, and if we could only get rid of the black vote, John McCain would be president

33 Why Jews are superior to Palestinians

58 Israel lobbyist funds counter-terrorism partnership between Yale and Israeli scholar

May 5 2009

19 AIPAC speakers portray Ahmadinejad as a ‘gift’

44 Egypt insists on talking about Israeli nukes

34 Joe Biden to AIPAC: ‘You’re not going to like my saying this–’

33 Kerry says a few words for Palestinians at AIPAC–and what is the sound of one hand clapping?

44 Collision with Obama over Palestinian state? AIPAC rank-and-file shrug it off

May 4 2009

29 Warm n fuzzy Netanyahu hugs Obama and peace, but nuthin about a Palestinian state

45 Rep Engel: AIPAC is most effective lobby on Capitol Hill, bar none

8 Jane Harman: I am a “warrior on behalf of our constitution”

4 Is General Petraeus an appeaser?

11 Now we know who the real bad guys are in the Harman case

3 AIPAC line differs with Netanyahu in mentioning eventual ‘viable Palestinian state’

14 AIPAC aligns itself with Netanyahu: Iran is the issue, forget for now about a Palestinian state

48 Code Pink activists interrupt Shimon Peres during AIPAC speech

62 ‘Iran is not threatened by anybody’–Shimon Peres

May 3 2009

41 Jane Harman ‘waddles in’ again, and says she is a ‘warrior not a victim’

12 Kohr acknowledges the elephant in the convention center: Israel’s delegitimization

9 AIPAC’s racial politics reflect Obama era

9 Follow Mondoweiss from AIPAC on Twitter

May 2 2009

78 Fact: Jews are a minority in Israel/Palestine. Isn’t this a recipe for apartheid?

33 Foxman gained privileged access to UC school administrators in pressing ‘anti-Semitism’ case against Jewish critic of Israel

42 Rosen/Weissman case may go away, but the issue of influence won’t

May 1 2009

18 Obama beware, Netanyahu has a fever dream of a second Holocaust

10 ‘NYT’ describes Israeli settlements in East J’lem as ‘developments’

9 Finally my wisdom is also the conventional wisdom: deal with one-time terrorists

19 Why Rabbi Rosen won’t celebrate Israeli independence day

30 The current state of the two-state solution

15 ‘Haaretz’ publishes stories on Israel’s crisis you won’t see in U.S.

49 Gov’t seeks to drop charges against Rosen and Weissman, JTA reports

36 Yale Press book says that Jews value human life more than Arabs (and are also better drivers!)

4 Congress threatens aid to Palestinians if Hamas has a role in unity gov’t

0 invisible plantation

4 Presbyterian and Methodist church shareholders will reportedly press ending Motorola sales to occupation

3 Leviev, settlement-builder, said to benefit from free-trade agreement with Israel

May 22 2009

30 Is David Sanger Judy Miller deja vu, without the neocon fixins?

4 Maybe Iran isn’t following Iraq script? (Harman’s revisions)

May 21 2009

22 Jane Harman retracts comments advocating the ethnic division of Iran

45 What good is Obama’s pressures on Israel if his solution only prolongs the conflict?

7 ‘Columbia Journalism Review’ joins list of publications outperforming ‘The New Yorker’ on Gaza

17 Max Blumenthal: Bibi’s Big Problem

8 His own family expelled from Uganda, Mamdani brings that lesson to Darfur

43 ‘unless the Bible is making stuff up,’ New Jersey Star-Ledger issues call for ethnic cleansing of Palestine

12 Even Keith Weissman, former AIPAC lobbyist, says Netanyahu’s Iran talk is a shuck and jive

19 Would Iranian nukes make Israel and U.S. safer?

13 ‘Guardian’ sees Diaspora Jewish leadership beginning to express criticism of Israel

15 ‘The Times’ continues to parrot the lobby’s talking points even in the suggestion that Netanyahu is somehow Obama’s co-equal (What planet is this?)

5 Palestinian boys appropriate Old Testament technology, iconography

5 Max Blumenthal: How I Got Gassed in the West Bank

12 Gideon Levy: Only Obama can save Israel

41 can’t we all just get along?

57 before I lay me down to sleep, let me pray…

May 20 2009

11 Either: 1, a meaningless gesture, or 2, an effort to strengthen the settler movement

15 Klein broaches Krauthammer’s injury

13 Are you in range of an Iranian missile???

12 ‘The Times’ establishes its policy: the meeting was about Iran, and Obama acceded

17 Mustafa Barghouthi – ‘The choice is Israel’s: two states or apartheid’

15 In their own words (tell us what you really think edition)

29 NPR describes Gaza onslaught as ‘striking targets’

46 from the Four-Legs-Good/Two-Legs-Bad Department

35 Man with loudspeaker: God will avenge himself (Himself?) on Jews who say No to occupation

22 ‘The Imam said this regime occupying Jerusalem must vanish from the page of time…’

6 Iran and nothing but Iran

0 Reader, please help me mount my high horse–

8 who’s wiping who off the map?

93 Khalidi faces down the neoconservatives over numerous ‘existential’ threats

48 Forget about the 2-state solution — get ready for the ‘side by side’ solution

5 Netanyahu: meeting was all about Iran, and Obama’s committed

May 19 2009

7 Jews ceded leadership to wealthy philanthropists

10 ‘Huffpo’ writer says Norman Podhoretz was a ‘real racist’

30 Obama said US must see that Israel is maintained as ‘a Jewish state’

4 Did NYT’s Bronner look over his shoulder when reporting on Gaza atrocities?

24 Jane Harman urges ethnic division in Iran

9 Neocons slide easily from ‘radical Islam’ to all of Islam

9 Blankfort: Bibi bamboozled Bambi

44 Obama’s Iran adviser got $40,000 from AIPAC for speaking gigs in ’08

76 Settlers, farmers, solders, internationals–Max Blumenthal reports from ‘Greater Israel’

14 Riding shotgun for Netanyahu, Uzi Arad had a ‘foundational fantasy’ about anti-Semitism

49 On the verge of Lebanese elections, Nasrallah defies Obama and Israel

29 We have your back, President Obama!

7 ‘Truncated’ Palestinian sovereignty at last! (And then what?)

6 ‘New York Times’ blows the Netanyahu-Obama story. Why?

10 I wonder whether Jewish culture grants too must prestige to the rich

36 Poll: Obama’s progressive base will support him in getting tough on Israel

May 18 2009

6 Ambassador Sam Lewis: Netanyahu and Obama failed to establish ‘trust’

40 Netanyahu’s lack of preparation on conditions for Palestinian self-government was ‘a calculated insult’ to Obama

12 Saying ‘Israel has lost its way,’ Aussie-Jewish actress takes role in ’7 Jewish Children’

7 CAIR says Specter has backed out of Islamophobic conference

99 Netanyahu comes up with new prerequisite for statehood: Palestinians need to ‘educate their children for peace’

31 Obama seems upset, as he calls for Palestinian ‘hopes’ to come before Netanyahu’s fears

11 In political blunder, Netanyahu said to have dissed Jewish peace groups

32 Netanyahu’s gift to Obama is loaded

10 AP: Tail refuses to be wagged by dog

10 James North on Philip Gourevitch’s Rwandan blind spots

6 ‘Leonard, don’t play Israel…’

3 Israeli occupation, not Islam, forcing Palestinian Christians out of the West Bank

1 Michael Oren disses oral history of Nakba–but he did plenty himself in his own work

22 Bibi greets Obama

5 An Israeli peace activist under investigation reflects on state intimidation and social pressure

1 ‘Knowledge of Middle Eastern politics desirable’ but not necessary

7 Will our progressive president stand up for the American interest with the rightwing leader he meets this week?

3 the neoconservative network, still unreported

2 ‘Obama must shackle Bibi’

3 the banality of the Nakba

25 Citing ‘Amalek,’ Goldberg/Netanyahu would seem to prescribe genocide for Iran

4 Why are Palestinians cynical?

May 17 2009

46 A peace process that has been obsessed with 1967 needs to refocus on 1948

33 Obama’s Notre Dame speech points the way to fairness in Israel/Palestine

6 ‘Haaretz’ writer urges Israeli Jews to ‘save’ the state from Arab population growth

9 even Daniel Pipes speaks of ‘apartheid’ and an end to the special relationship

4 Seriously?

75 Paranoia strikes deep

10 ‘Times’ quotes Abunimah–and Chas Freeman calling neocons ‘skunks’

5 Neither a stenographer nor an enabler be

24 Benny Morris’s ‘bogey-man’ (Netanyahu and Jeffrey Goldberg’s too, actually)

19 Why won’t the ‘Times’ let readers comment on Goldberg’s piece?

18 For those who don’t have time to read all of Jeffrey Goldberg’s long, preemptive, Bible-n-Holocaust-drenched piece about Netanyahu/Obama on the Times Op-Ed piece today

16 Israel doesn’t permit fabrics, threads, needles, light bulbs, candles, matches, books, musical instruments, crayons, clothing, shoes, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera to enter Gaza

18 Palestinian human rights group says 313 children were killed in ‘Cast Lead’

2 Norwegian MP: If investing in occupation is deemed ‘ethical,’ then the ethics must be rewritten!

May 16 2009

85 Landmark study finds Israeli control in occupied territories ‘a breach of the prohibition of apartheid’

131 The accidental Nakba– in the New York Review of Books

26 Eyewitness account from Ni’lin: ‘With the media gone, Israeli forces transitioned from tear gas to live bullets.’

13 rebranding Israel as ‘effervescent,’ and with an aftertaste

8 Neocon Michael Rubin also opposed ‘appeasing’ the Sunnis in Iraq

May 15 2009

31 Reminders of the Nakba

9 Edinburgh Film Festival returns 300 pounds to Israeli gov’t following protest

12 In Gaza, in January, they treated shrapnel wounds with salt water

22 And Arlen Specter thought he had trouble in the Republican Party–

36 Mearsheimer seeks to save Israel from apartheid, ethnic cleansing

29 Blasted neocon mantra, ‘Road to Jerusalem leads thru Baghdad,’ replaced by– it leads thru Tehran!

26 this was huge

15 Post-Gaza, Palestinian issue has finally entered the American progressive bloodstream

12 Led by a rabbi, Jews and Palestinian-Americans mark Nakba in Passover-derived ceremony

9 Lobby’s fingerprints are on congressional letter. ‘Tee-hee,’ says Washington Post

8 Most Israeli Jews are for Palestinian state– but most of the young are against it!

7 Benny Morris says Arabs can’t share

25 Should Tom Friedman write about his family’s wealth?

32 As Palestinians commemorate al Nakba, Avigdor Lieberman threatens to outlaw it

34 Israel is client state, under both Bush and Obama

10 Zionism’s founder promised Catholic and Muslim officials he’d leave Jerusalem outside of Jewish state

May 14 2009

23 ‘Vanity Fair’: Wolfowitz rejected Sunni overtures in Iraq in ’04 by calling them ‘Nazis’

21 ’7 Jewish Children’ spawns ’7 Palestinian Children’

37 King Abdullah warns: If Obama doesn’t deliver for Palestinians, there will be another ‘conflict’ with Israel within 18 months

69 conspiracy theory, or Rube Goldberg device: the lobby in action

20 On the neocons’ Munich comparisons

24 What should ‘The New York Times’ do re Israel/Palestine?

11 Andrea Whitmore in the ‘Times’: All we’ve ever asked is that Israel abide by international law…

18 ‘Yale University book portrays my kin as barbarians’–Anees of Jerusalem

6 More on the Times’ whitewash of the Palestinian Christian experience of the occupation

9 Jew headed to Gaza states she plans on return to take ‘strong stand’ against U.S. Jewish complicity in oppression