Author Archives: Chris Keeler

Is Barack Obama the most pro-Israel president in history?

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Why Israelis are feeling isolated

This post originally appeared on Notes from a Medinah According to Benny Morris, Israel is under internal and external existential threats. From the inside, Israel is facing the growth of religious and nationalist settlers and ultra orthodox conservatism combined with … Continue reading

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Killing off a dead Oslo

Akiva Eldar recently wrote a piece in the Israeli daily Haaretz, in which Eldar pushes for the end of the Oslo Accords and all of the false hope that comes with them. The Oslo Accords were signed in 1993 (Oslo … Continue reading

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Imagine if…

This post originally appeared on Notes From A Medinah If a 15-year-old African-American minor was abducted by a 28 year white man – after the man chased the youth down in an open field in an ATV; if the man … Continue reading

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Separate and unequal in the West Bank

The discrimination of the Israeli state in the occupation is well documented and, unfortunately, immense. Discriminatory allocation of water, confiscation of private and public land, unlawful restriction of movement as well as unequal zoning and planning policies (not to mention … Continue reading

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Imagine your children attending tent schools, subject to demolition, because colonists seek your village’s water

Ein Il Hilwe is a Bedouin community located in the north of the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank. It is one of many Palestinian communities doomed to suffer de-development and stagnation under the strict policies of Area C. … Continue reading

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‘CSM’ writer would push Gaza into Egypt

The Christian Science Monitor somehow allowed Dashiell Shapiro to publish an opinion piece and, in doing so, paid homage to Golda Meir and the supposedly deceased Israeli meme that there are no Palestinian people. One would think that today, the … Continue reading

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