Author Archives: Yaniv Reich

J.J. Goldberg uses Bob Dylan to make a perfect argument for the cultural boycott of Israel

A series of recent discussions in my life (with very well intentioned people) have focused on whether cultural boycott of Israel is perhaps a bit too extreme of a position. Doesn’t it just run the risk of alienating Israelis and … Continue reading

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What the Goldstone op-ed doesn’t say

Israel is “vindicated”, claims FM Lieberman about Richard Goldstone’s latest op-ed in the Washington Post, adding that “we knew the truth and we had no doubt it would eventually come out.”  Netanyahu has gone so far as to demand the Goldstone report be retracted from … Continue reading

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Ethnocracy: The true ‘core of the conflict’

Ari Shavit recently offered seven reasons to recognize Israel as a Jewish state in a Haaretz article entitled “The core of the conflict“. There are in fact seven reasons why his thinking forms the primary basis for conflict rather than … Continue reading

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