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  • Obama to sign AIPAC-promoted trade bill that legitimizes Israeli occupation and fights BDS
    • || peterpeters: The settlements are not a problem. They are such a small area of land. Many Arabs live as a protected minority in Israel, so I don’t see why a few Jews shouldn’t be able to live in Israel-controlled territory that is majority Arab. ||

      Either you're Steve Grover under a new name, or you've got the same knack for lame "zingers".

      The "Arab" citizens of Israel are Israelis. They are where they have a right to be.

      The Jewish Israelis occupying and colonizing land outside of Israel's / Partition borders are hateful and immoral Zio-supremacist criminals. They are where they have no right to be.

      But you already knew that.

  • 'Let the one-state era begin'-- Tom Friedman explains there will never be a Palestinian state
    • || MaxNarr: He is simply a self hating Jew ... ||

      ...says the Jew-hating Zio-supremacist.

      || ... Are Jews not stabbed on a daily basis? ||

      Meanwhile, after almost 70 years, non-Jews continue to be oppressed, tortured and killed and their lands stolen, occupied and colonized.

      I'm with you: Let's hold accountable all responsible parties on both sides, and let's insist on justice, accountability and equality in I-P.

    • ... How did we get there? So many people stuck knives into the peace process it’s hard to know who delivered the mortal blow. ...

      It was a death of a thousand cuts, each one delivered by hateful and immoral Zio-supremacists for whom the existence of Israel as a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine easily and greedily outweighed:
      - justice, accountability and equality in I-P; and
      - the notion of two secular and democratic states of and for their respective citizens, immigrants, expats and refugees, equally.

  • Cartoon: Netanyahu plans fortress Israel to protect against 'wild beasts'
    • || amigo: Man the battlements , there is an octogenarian Arab beast ,outside armed to the teeth with a crossbow , disguised as a walking stick . ||

      I'm surprised Bibi hasn't already mowed him down the way Israeli Devastation Forces assassins mow down Gazans who get too close to the Israeli Dehumanization Fence.

  • Nobody cares that Bernie Sanders is Jewish
    • || Sibiriak: ... Some 50 million Christian Zionists think events in Israel are key to human salvation. ... ||

      { Ils sont fous, ces Américains! }

    • || Steve Grover: ... when Bernie moves the U.S. Embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem the Capital of Israel ... ||

      Jerusalem isn't the capital of Israel - it's a Free City under military occupation and colonization by the (war) criminal "Jewish State" of Israel.

      But you already knew that and maybe this was just another one of your so-called "zingers".

    • || hophmi: It’s safe to be an assimilated Jew. These are the kind of Jews Phil Weiss likes. ... ||

      1. Are you saying that Jewish Americans should remain apart from their fellow, non-Jewish Americans?

      2. Should non-Jewish Americans remain apart from Jewish Americans? What kind of non-Jewish Americans do you like?

      3. Should "Arab" Israelis remain apart from non-"Arab" Israelis? What kind of "Arab" Israelis do you like?

    • || Annie Robbins: ... evidently phil doesn’t follow all the comment threads here (shock of shock!) at mondoweiss or else he’s thumbing his nose at yonah’s total freak out yesterday when shmuel referenced “jewish paranoia”. actually shmuel’s reference was “zionist paranoia” (i think). and i guess “paranoia” was just too much incitement for yonah and the backlash was outrageous! ... ||

      It was quite a show. y.f. ranted, slavered and raved...but at least he didn't scoff. :-)

    • ... The plain truth is that Americans accept Jews. ...

      And there's no reason that they shouldn't: Americans who happen to be Jewish are still Americans, and America is their homeland.

      But anti-Semitic, Jew-hating Zio-supremacists are doing their damnedest to f*ck that up for Jewish Americans (and for Jewish citizens of other countries) by insisting that they must be loyal to a foreign "Jewish State" named Israel - a colonialist, (war) criminal and religion-supremacist state that purports to speak and act on behalf of all Jewish people in the world.

  • Palestinians call on Oscar nominees to reject Israel propaganda trip
    • || Mayhem: ... aiming to delegitimize to Jews who are the true indigenous inhabitants of Palestine ... ||

      Except that they were not and are not. "Jewish" is a religion-based identity, not an indigenous inhabitant credential.

      The non-Jewish and Jewish inhabitants of the geographic region of (Mandate) Palestine were and are the indigenous inhabitants of Palestine.

    • || Maximus Decimus Meridius: Not unless she cultivates another facial expression. The one she’s got has become a tad boring. ... ||

      I'll have to disagree.

      || ... Anyway, even if we disagree over whether Johansson is going to challenge Meryl Streep’s record of Oscar noms ... ||

      I doubt she will. But I don't put much stock in Oscar nominations.

      || ... I think we can agree that the Sodastream affair hasn’t actually enhanced her image, even if you believe that getting on the cover of a Hungarian magazine means it hasn’t damaged it. ... ||

      Fair enough - I agree.


    • || Maximus Decimus Meridius: Some really top-notch publications there (not!) ... ||

      But they are publications and she...
      - is relevant enough to be
      - isn't so toxic that these publications don't want her to be
      ...on their front covers.

      || ... But I suppose it’s hard to measure these things. ... ||

      I agree.

      || ... Johansson is a bad actress, so she’s probably not going to have much of a career once the next vacant eyed blonde comes on the scene. ... ||

      I disagree.   :-)   I think she's actually a pretty capable actress who'll be around for some time to come.

      || ... However, I do think the Sodastream fiasco has had an impact on her image. It’s brought up all the time whenever she is discussed. ... ||

      Not in any (spoken) conversation I've ever participated in (for what little that may be worth).

    • || MaxNarr: ... considering Israel is the native homeland of the Jewish people from antiquity. ||

      Only in your fevered, supremacist imagination.

    • || Annie Robbins: when was the last time she was on the cover of a magazine? ||

      According to this site:
      - Feb./2016 in both Hungary (Joy) and Germany (Cosmopolitan); and
      - a number of different magazines as recently as this past Fall (2015).

    • || Maximus Decimus Meridius: ... These actors will look at what the Sodastream gig did for the image of Deadeyes Johansson, and say ‘No thanks’. ... ||

      I honestly wasn't aware that the gig had had any detrimental impact on Ms. Johansson's image, at least as far as her acting career, her commercial viability and the movie-going public are concerned.

  • In yet another effort to revive dream of Jewish sovereignty, 'NYT' cites Thai restaurants in Tel Aviv
    • || spokelse: ... Zionism is just like any other ideology that supports a colonial settler project, no matter the aggrieved history claimed by the colonial perpetrators. The “everyone in the world is against us” pattern is only remarkable in it’s frequency of use by the oppressor. ||

      Zio-supremacists were told that donning Captain Israel underwear would make aggressor-victimhood easier. But they were lied to, and it remains a tough gig. :-(

    • || cott alexander: What exactly is ziosupremacism? ... ||

      Zionist supremacism, or religion-based supremacism by, of and for people who:
      - have undergone a religious conversion to Judaism; or
      - are descended from someone who underwent a religious conversion to Judaism.

      || ... Doesn’t every nation have a sense of its own uniqueness and therefore supremacy over others. For example, we Canadians, based mostly on pure conceit, have long held that we are “better” than the US. ||

      If Israel were a secular and democratic Israeli nation of and for all of its citizens, immigrants, expats and refugees, equally, your analogy would make sense.

      But given that Israel is a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" - a state primarily of and for Jewish Israelis and non-Israeli Jews - it doesn't.

    • || hophmi: ... It’s a thoroughly discredited idea, historically, politically, and morally. ||

      It's always amusing when Zio-supremacists appeal to morality even as they vociferously and unapologetically:
      - advocate Jewish supremacism in/and a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine; and
      - justify, excuse and/or defend the past and on-going (war) crimes committed by Zio-supremacists and the "Jewish State".

  • Did 'Hashomer Hatzair' shape Sanders's views on socialism and Israel?
    • || Boomer: ... I suppose this rhetorical trick, or tic, has been around for ages, but I think Don Rumsfeld deserves some credit for making it ubiquitous. ||

      That guy was pure evil.

    • || Boomer: Has any reporter ever asked any politician that question? ||

      Not sure, but the reply would be comprised of some combination of the following propaganda points:
      - ancient and/or eternal homeland of the Jewish people
      - exile of the Jewish people
      - praying for 2000 years to return / "next year in Jerusalem!"
      - the Holocaust
      - anti-Semitism / Jew hatred
      - self-(self-)determination
      - world's only "Jewish State"
      - it's not oppression, it's self-defence

    • Question: Are you a rapist?

      Non-answer: What does 'rapist' even mean? Do I enjoy the company of women? Yes, I do.

  • BDS movement faces attack in six state legislatures
    • || JustJessetr: You’re right! What a stunning argument! I take it all back and support BDS!

      NOT! ||

      Well of course you don't support BDS - you're part of the wasting disease. You're happy to continue existing even if it means completely destroying your host.

    • || JustJessetr: ... I think BDS is poison. ||

      A sort of chemotherapy intended to cure Israel of the wasting disease of oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist "Jewish State" with which it is afflicted. All the more reason to support BDS.

    • || MaxNarr: We have declared war on the BDS movement plain and simple. We will not stop until it is obliterated. Be prepared for lawfare on a scale unheard of until this point, not only in the USA but across the globe. ||

      You are going to be THE saddest little Zio-supremacist when your { Thousand Year "Jewish State" } collapses. :-(

    • || amigo: ... What a country. ||

      What a (Jewish) state of affairs.

      Wrapping a wall around your country seems like a bad idea, kind of like fish deciding they'd all be much safer in a barrel...

    • || amigo: ... Does it also mean that the illegal squatter terrorists will have to climb over fences to burn Palestinian families or destroy olive trees.Hell , they wont like yahoo,s plans. ||

      Why does King Bibi hate his own Jewish subjects so much?!

    • “Netanyahu: We’ll Surround Israel With Fences ‘To Defend Ourselves Against Wild Beasts’

      The government is preparing a multi-year plan to surround Israel with security barriers, prime minister says.’ In the area that we live in, we must defend ourselves.’ ” ...

      Aggressor-victimhood sure is a tough gig. :-(

    • There's an ugly irony to the fact that the self-proclaimed Land of Freedom, Justice and Democracy continues to do everything in its power:
      - to safeguard Jewish supremacism in/and a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine; and
      - to absolve the "Jewish State" of its past and on-going (war) crimes and its obligations under international law.

      I had a good laugh when Hillary Clinton - Zio-supremacist and hypocrite - took time out of her busy Israel-fellating schedule to express disgust at the "immorality" of the toxic water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

  • Maya Angelou stood with Palestinians, but Israeli military uses her for Black History Month hasbara
    • || yonah fredman: ... to me the IDF also stands for Jews taking a stand in the history of the world and saying, “no more powerlessness.” ||

      "No more powerlessness" - Adolf and ISIS stood and stand for the very same thing. And they share/d with Zio-supremacists the same belief: We are entitled to do unto others acts of injustice and immorality we would not have others do unto us.

      It's mighty convenient of you to overlook the fact that Zio-supremacist Jews chose and continue to choose to take their religion-supremacist stand on the necks of the non-Jews...
      - living in; and
      - driven from and prevented from returning to,

    • || hophmi: ... Otherwise, you’re not permitted to be inspired by her. ||

      It's awfully nice - in a twisted, Zio-supremacist sort of way - that you and your co-collectivists continue to be inspired by Ms. Angelou not only to do unto others acts of injustice and immorality you would not have others do unto you, but to do them with courage.

  • Anti-Zionist protest at LGBTQ conference was smeared as anti-Semitic
    • || Herchel: Israel should really try to be as progressive as it’s Arab neighbors when it comes to gay rights. ||

      Israel is a "moral beacon" and "light unto the nations"...except when it's not as bad as Saudi Arabia, Mali and African "hell-holes".

  • Oscar swag bag includes ten-day VIP trip to Israel worth $55,000 (Updated)
    • Is the trip to Israel proper (i.e., Partition-borders Israel) or to the "'Greater' Israel" region that includes territories (such as Jerusalem) under occupation and colonization by the "Jewish State"? I did a Google search but couldn't find any information.

    • || rugal_b @ February 7, 2016, 11:10 am ||

      Hi, a4tech. :-)

  • Tel Aviv housecleaning service advertises higher rates for European help than Africans
    • Nothing says "moral beacon" and "light unto the nations" like paying black people less money for doing the same work as white people.

      I know, I know: Those black people have a better life in the "Jewish State" than they would elsewhere and, hey, at least the "Jewish State" isn't as bad as Saudi Arabia, Mali and African "hell-holes".

  • The irreconcilable differences of liberal Zionism
    • || Mooser: He may have held his nose, but the cat never got his tongue sandwich. ||

      Good thing it didn't - otherwise, he wouldn't have been able to "dialog" and we never would have had the privilege to enjoy gems such as:

      "I cannot consistently say that 'ethnic cleansing is never necessary'."

      " ... currently its [sic] not necessary."

      "If I was an adult in 1948, I probably would have supported whatever it took to create the state of Israel, and held my nose at actions that I could not possibly do myself."

      "I feel that the nakba [sic] was a necessary wrong ... "

      "The nakba [sic] that occurred in 1948 was accompanied by the independence, the liberation, of the Jewish community. So, I primarily celebrate … "

      "My goal is peace, not 'justice'."

      "I personally don’t see a conflict with intentionally adjusting boundaries if the demographics change considerably to create a smaller Israel that is Jewish majority. "

      "There is some merit to the theme of ‘stop the “rape”, then address the dynamics of the conflict’ … "

    • All Zio-supremacists favour Jewish supremacism in/and a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine.

      "Liberal Zionists" just happen to favour a "kinder, gentler" version of it. And they're more likely to "hold their noses" while their hardier co-collectivists do the dirty work.

  • Double standard seen as Israel sentences minors involved in Abu Khdeir murder to prison but no punitive measures
    • || Mayhem: ... no normal country has to endure the constant vilification from Palestinians unwilling to accept Israel’s right to exist. ... ||

      No normal country has to endure the constant vilification from an entire world unwilling to accept Islamic State's right to exist. But you don't see them crying like little girls about it. Captain Israel must be more than a little embarrassed right now... :-(

      What neither the Palestinians nor anyone else should be expected or required to accept are:
      - Israel's existence as an oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist state;
      - its belligerence, intransigence and (war) criminal behaviour;
      - its refusal to honour its obligations under international law (including RoR of refugees); and
      - its refusal to enter into sincere negotiations for a just and mutually-beneficial peace.

      (Similar limitations apply to I.S.)

    • || Sibiriak: Alternately, if it’s wrong for non-Jews, it’s wrong for Jews. ... ||

      Most definitely.

      || ... Shouldn’t the goal be to get Israel to end house demolition etc., rather than than get Israel engage in house demolition without discrimination? ||

      Yes, it should. My comment was meant to address Herchel's feigned ignorance of the existing double-standard.

    • Page: 100
    • || Herchel: No punitive measures? You mean aside from a life sentence for the 17 year old and a 20 year sentence for the 16 year old? How exactly did you become so unmoored from reality? ... ||

      Punitive measures:

      “We are really disappointed feeling sad and angry,” said Amsam Abu Khdeir hours after the judgment was issued. She hoped the court would issue additional punitive measures against the family members of the minors ...

      “We want to treat them as they treat any Palestinian, to demolish their houses, and withdraw their nationality, and to get a lifetime in prison. ...

      Surely if it's good enough for non-Jews, it's good enough for Jews, yes?

  • Pro-Israel group wants to send army colonel to your campus to explain battle for west's 'way of life'
    • || Jon66: Wow, I would never want my children in any army that was hesitant to get them killed. Those Israelis sure are idiots.

      ” No dumb bastard ever won a war by going out and dying for his country. He won it by making some other dumb bastard die for his country.” George S. Patton ||

      You appear to be suggesting that the "Jewish State" cleverly spares its own by having "other dumb bastards" die on its behalf. I'm not sure that that represents good PR for the "Jewish State".

    • || Steve Grover: I just got off the phone with Col. Goldfus. I asked him why is he coming? And he told it was just because he wanted to see eljay use the word “Zio-Supremacist” one more time. ||

      Funny, he told me he's coming because he considers America to be a highly-lucrative market for his brand of snake oil.

      Anyway, have him talk to MaxNarr, who'll be more than happy to shout "Zio-supreme", snap off a few salutes and lick his master's boots.

    • ... Col. Goldfus is a fluent English speaker and he will be presenting on the following subject: Hizbullah – 2006 to 2016 – A 10 Year Analysis; A Five Year Prognosis. ...

      Please be advised that Mr. Goldfus, a loyal Zio-supremacist, will not discuss or answer any questions relating to Israel's:
      - status as a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" instead of a secular and democratic Israeli state of and for all of its citizen, immigrants, expats and refugees, equally;
      - decades-long and on-going campaign of aggression, oppression, theft, colonization, destruction, torture and murder;
      - refusal to honour its obligations under international law (including RoR of refugees);
      - refusal to accept responsibility and accountability for its past and on-going (war) crimes; and
      - refusal to enter into sincere negotiations for a just and mutually-beneficial peace.

      "Captain Israel" t-shirts will be available for purchase at the kiosk in the foyer. Purchasers can have them signed by Mr. Goldfus for a small additional charge.

  • Bernie Sanders' spirituality is resonating with young religious 'None's
    • ... Everybody practices religion in a different way. To me I would not be here tonight, I would not be running for president of the United States if I did not have very strong religious and spiritual feelings. I believe as a human being that the pain one person feels– if we have children who are hungry in America, if we have elderly people who can’t afford their prescription drugs– you know what, that impacts you, that impacts me, and I worry very much about a society where some people spiritually say, It doesnt matter to me, I got it, I don’t care about other people. So my spirituality is that we are all in this together. And that when children go hungry, when veterans sleep out on the street, that impacts me. That’s my very strong spiritual feeling. ...

      I don't see anything spiritual - having to do with religion, faith or the ethereal - about caring for all your fellow beings.

      I do see a lot of hypocrisy in claiming to care for all your fellow beings while supporting supremacism (of any kind) for some of them.

  • Israeli military reportedly seeks to censor private Facebook pages commenting on national security
    • A "moral beacon", "Western-style democracy" and "light unto the nations" state extends the scope of on-going military censorship to social media.

      It all sounds pretty grim...until you're reminded that Israel isn't quite as bad as Saudi Arabia, Mali and African "hell-holes".

  • Define 'establishment candidate': Rubio and Clinton both love Netanyahu
    • Bibi is actually Squealer, but he likes to dress up as Napoleon when Sara's not around.

    • || Herchel: ... the reality is that civilized people tend to support other civilized people on their own ... ||

      It's good to know that when the tide finally does turn against the Zio-supremacist, (war) criminal state of Israel and justice, accountability and equality are finally applied to the I-P issue:
      - you will continue acknowledge the reality of civilized people tending to support other civilized people; and
      - you won't suddenly starting screaming anti-Semitism and "Jew hatred".

  • Generational sea change within the Democratic party will also include policy towards Israel
    • || Shmuel @ February 9, 2016, 1:28 pm ||

      I've said it before and I'll say it again: You are a class act!

      Much respect to you, Shmuel.

    • || yonah fredman: ... a misapprehension of reality is really insufficient to label a person or a reaction as paranoid. It is a loaded word and don’t pretend that it’s some innocuous word to be looked up in a dictionary. The word is 100 in toxicity, whereas you want a word (if you are seeking light rather than heat, accuracy rather than fervor) that measures between 37 and 50. ... it is a word that reflects a desire to communicate with those who agree with your perception rather than those who might disagree. ... ||

      Thanks for explaining why you:
      - avoid words that fully describe the evils, the injustices and the immorality of Zio-supremacism, the "Jewish State" project and related past and on-going (war) crimes; and, instead,
      - use words that "measure between 37 and 50" and invite "dialog" rather than "scoffing".

      Unlike you, your hardier co-collectivists - guys like ivri and MaxNarr - wear their hatefulness and immorality on their sleeves. It's ugly, but at least one knows exactly where they stand.

  • Saudi court overturns death sentence for Ashraf Fayadh; new sentence is 8 years and 800 lashes
    • Saudi Arabia is a sick, brutal country. But it's the country Zio-supremacists look to when defending the "Jewish State":

      { Zio-supremacist: The "Jewish State" is a Western-style democracy, a moral beacon and a light unto the nations! }
      { Normal person: Israel is a religion-supremacist state that has been occupying and colonizing Palestine and committing (war) crimes with impunity for decades. }
      { Zio-supremacist: Oh, yeah? Well, at least it's not as bad as Saudi Arabia! }

  • Israeli designer eroticizes the Palestinian keffiyeh
    • || Chouk: An important thing is that today, again, “human flesh traffickers” use the current misery in Eastern Europe to exploit women and young people: if the person in the photo was of your family, would you be indifferent? You complain about keffiyeh but not this woman exhibited disrespectful and demeaning manner. I am shocked and disappointed (135 comments) anyone have noted. Nothing changes. Speak out solidarity. ||

      The young woman in the photos appears to be a model doing the job of modelling clothes - a job for which she presumably is paid. I don't see anything disrespectful or demeaning in those photos, and I don't see any evidence of exploitation. If she was my (much younger) sister or niece, I'd congratulate her on her photo shoot.

      Do you have any proof that the young woman in the photos is being exploited? If so, please provide it. Thanks.

    • || zaid: ... Look at the Israeli model for god sake………this delusional woman believes she is a Semite! ||

      Dunno about Semitic, but I think she's cute. :-)

    • || jon s: Echinococcus, It may be difficult for you to accept, but, yes, Israelis are normal human beings. ... I’m sure you’re familiar with Shakespeare’s immortal words:

      “Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge? “ ||

      Those are good words.

      It may be difficult for you to accept, but they also apply to non-Jews, non-Israelis and non-Zionists.

      It may also be difficult for you to accept that nowhere in those words is there any justification for:
      - Zio-supremacism; or
      - an oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist "Jewish State"; or
      - any of the past and on-going (war) crimes committed by you, your co-collectivists and/or your state.

    • || Steve Grover: It’s obvious eljay hasn’t seen the hateful words that were redacted by the moderator. ||

      Obviously. But even if I had seen them, why would you need me to be your tool of condemnation when, clearly, you're a big enough tool all on your own?

    • || Steve Grover: ... Would eljay ask Marnie why she hates Jewish Israeli women? ||

      Why would I ask her that? She seems to have a problem with how "most Jewish Israeli women dress", not with "most Jewish Israeli women" or "Jewish Israeli women" or even "the Jews".

      If her comment upsets you, why don't you just put her in her place like a real man would? I'm sure you'd find it satisfying and, who knows, maybe she'd even like it.

    • || Jon66: “Gaza: Hitler 2 clothing store puts Palestinian knife-wielding mannequins on display ...

      Hijaz Abu Shanab, a 20-year-old shopper, said: The name of the shop is Hitler and I like him because he was the the most anti-Jewish person. They have done us wrong, they took our rights in this land and they left us with nothing. ... "

      I don’t know if the Nazis would view this as appropriate or not, but it does seem more offensive than borrowing a cloth pattern. ||

      I condemn Mr. Shanab's words and actions. Instead of attacking (the) Jews, he should stick to attacking the real criminals: The hateful and immoral Zio-supremacists responsible for the oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist "Jewish State" project and all related past and on-going (war) crimes and intransigence.

      As for his store, he should re-name it "Death by Zionism" and put on display mannequins being subjected to all manner of (war) criminal obscenities by Zio-supremacist civilians and members of the Israeli Devastation and Dehumanization Forces.

    • || tokyobk @ February 3, 2016, 11:11 am ||

      Good post.

      || ... The issue is stealing land, erasing cultures not beads, clothes or falafel. Solve the first and the second will seem more like exchange. ... But again, I can completely empathise with a Palestinian having to see crap like this which is salt in the wound. ||


    • || DaBakr: what a bunch of sour-grape prigs. ... ||

      You ain't seen nothing: Put a Star of David on a concert prop and just watch the melodrama as Zio-supremacists wail and gnash their teeth.

    • According to Wiki:
      - "keffiyeh" is "... a traditional Middle Eastern headdress fashioned from a square scarf."
      - "Palestinian keffiyeh" is "... a gender-neutral chequered black and white scarf that is usually worn around the neck or head."

      If "(Palestinian) keffiyeh" is the scarf - worn on the head, around the shoulders, etc. - and not just the pattern(s) on fabric, is it really cultural appropriation to use the pattern(s) in Israeli (or even non-Israeli) dresses?

      I'm sincerely unclear on the concept.

  • Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the ghost of U.N. past
    • Mr. Ban is just another in a depressingly long line of apologists for the past and on-going (war) crimes of hateful and immoral Zio-supremacists and their oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist "Jewish State".

  • Parody New York Times 'supplement' criticizing paper's coverage of Israel/Palestine distributed on streets of NYC
    • || yonah fredman: ... when i don’t sign in the most recent comment is from 3 hours ago. after i sign in, the most recent comment is from a few minutes ago. ||

      This is the case at others sites I frequent, too. And it seems to be a relatively new development. Not sure if it's due to the site software, or to a chance in how frequently pages are being cached by search engines.

    • || hophmi: Stealing intellectual property is so fun! ||

      ...but not nearly as fun as terrorism, ethnic cleansing, occupation, colonization, torture, murder and sundry (war) crimes. I hear ya.

  • Despite total lack of evidence, Israeli court sentences 'Hares Boys' to 15 years in prison
    • || MaxNarr: eljay, your fake statements are confusing ... ||

      There was nothing fake about my statement.

      || ... you put “Thousand Year Jewish State” in quotes ... ||

      That's right, I did.

      || ... but I guess not ... ||

      Why would you guess not, when it's clear that I did put that phrase in quotes?

      || ... “Zio-supreme” which itself is confusing. ... ||

      I'm not familiar with the term "Zio-supreme". What does it mean?

      || ... Why not simply call things for what they are? ... ||

      I do. You are a Zionist supremacist --> Zio-supremacist. I get that you're a little slow, but it's really not that complicated.

      || ... Like I don’t go “Pali-terrorist” and “Islamo-fascist” ... ||

      Like, who's stopping you?

      || ... I always found it strange that on the extreme right and the extreme left there is this tendency to make up words and phrases that are not based in reality. ... ||

      Yup, phrases such as "Jewish State", "historic homeland", "moral beacon", "ancient homeland", "light unto the nations", "Jewish and democratic", etc.

      || ... They make you sound like a nutter. ... ||

      Yes, you do.

      || ... To close this out, 1,000 years is not forever, the Jewish people waited a lot longer than that to return to Israel. Maybe you should up it to 10,000. ||

      It doesn't matter whether you claim your state will last a thousand years, ten thousand years or forever. Like all hateful and immoral supremacists, you will be very very sad when your supremacist state collapses. :-(

    • || MaxNarr: Can you please reference the quote where any Jewish leader mentioned a “Thousand Year” Jewish state? ... ||

      Who said "any Jewish leader mentioned" it?

      || ... Seems like a very strange terminology. ||

      Not at all. Like other hateful and immoral people before you, you Zio-supremacists think your unjust and immoral construct will last forever.

      And like other hateful and immoral people before you, you Zio-supremacists will be so very sad when it doesn't... :-(

    • || Yehudi Ben Israel: Palestinian under the occupation and in Israel have better lives than Arabs in other countries, that means the way Israel treats them is okay. If you disagree it means you hate Jews. ||

      The women chained in the genteel rapist's basement have better lives than women in the basements of sadistic killers. That means the way the rapist treats them is okay. If you disagree it means you hate males.

    • Every time it seems as though Zio-supremacists have finally reached the depths of injustice and immorality, they manage to scrape a little bit deeper.

      The truly disgusting thing is that one day, when their "Thousand Year 'Jewish State'" has collapsed, these hateful and immoral hypocrite f*ckers will be screaming for their right to justice, accountability and equality. >:-(

  • Ban Ki-moon keeps woofing at Israel over occupation -- but not a word about sanctions
    • || amigo: ... If the UN is so anti Israel ... ||

      The U.N. is highly anti-Israel and the record - including massive military interventions in Libya, Iraq and Syria and harsh economic sanctions against Iran - speaks for itself.

  • Dov Yermiya, who said, 'I renounce my belief in Zionism which has failed,' dies at 101
    • || Steve Grover: eljay is simply sounds like an Israel hating Neo Nazi with this comment. ... ||

      Right, because neo-Nazis is simply notoriously for advocating the universal and consistent application of justice, accountability and equality.

      So, are you actually saying that the "Jewish State" won't last a thousand years? Why do you hate Jews so much?

    • || xanadou: February 1, 2016, 11:48 am ||


      || ... And should Mr. Yermiya’s fear come to pass that "Israel will not exist in another 50-100 years" ... ||

      Mr. Yermiya must not have gotten the memo that MaxNarr, Mayhem and others received, telling them that Israel will be the world's first "Thousand Year 'Jewish State'".

  • 'An Arab is an Arab'
    • || Herchel @ January 31, 2016, 2:10 pm ||

      As long as the state/s is/are secular and democratic and justice, accountability and equality are advocated, exercised and upheld, it doesn't matter whether:
      - Palestinians live in Palestine, Jordanians live in Jordan, Israelis live in Israel and Lebanese live in Lebanon; or
      - all four groups choose democratically to unite and live in one "Unified State".

      Either way, a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" has no business existing.

    • || Boris: ... From what I can see this identity was created in late 60’s in order to undermine the legitimacy of the only Jewish state. ||

      There's nothing legitimate about an oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist "Jewish State", so there's nothing to undermine.

      || ... Now, talk among yourselves … ||

      And you keep muttering to yourself.

  • 'We are all Jews' -- the Holocaust as imperial export
    • || MaxNarr: Up there with one of the most offensive articles I have read on this website. Simply a concerted effort to downplay the holocaust. Against the comments policy and against basic morality. ||

      It's "against basic morality" says the hateful and immoral Zio-supremacist who:
      - advocates Jewish supremacism in/and a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine; and
      - justifies and defends the past and on-going (war) crimes committed by him and/or his co-collectivists.

      Do they pay you to be a buffoon, or do you do it for free?

    • || MaxNarr: ... the discourse on this website concerning Holocaust memorials is not only morally wrong. It’s plain terrifying. ||

      A hateful and immoral Zio-supremacist expresses concern about morality even as he continues to justify and defend his / collective's past and on-going (war) crimes.

      You, sir, are funny like a clown! :-P

    • When non-Zionists "single out 'the Jews'", it's anti-Semitic and Jew-hatred.

      When Zio-supremacists "single out 'the Jews'", it's anti-Semitic and Jew-hatred not to single them out.


    • || Mayhem: If Israeli Jews learned one important lesson from the Holocaust it was “never again”- they would never again go meekly as sheep to the slaughter. ... ||

      Meanwhile, Zio-supremacist Jews learned that:
      - acts of injustice and immorality against Jews justify acts of injustice and immorality by Jews;
      - Jews are entitled to do unto others acts of injustice and immorality they would not have others do unto them; and
      - loyalty to the oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist "Jewish State" of Israel is an essential part of being Jewish.

      IOW, they learned absolutely nothing of any moral value or having to do with justice, accountability and equality.

      Zio-supremacists are truly hateful and immoral hypocrites.

  • Park Slope Food Coop puts up firewall against boycott of Israeli goods
    • || Eva Smagacz: is worth $36000. Guess not much value in ethno-nationalism since the second world war. ||

      Or maybe the low valuation is a result of anti-Semitism! 8-o

      Then again, it fares quite well against, which comes in at an Islamophobically-low $3,700.

    • || jon s: Talknic, calling the murdered soldier a goon and posting an imagined scenario like the one you did shows a total lack of any simple human decency ... ||

      It always cracks me up when hateful and immoral Zio-supremacists - who advocate, excuse, defend and/or justify Jewish supremacism in/and a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine as well as related past and on-going (war) crimes - dare to lecture others on "simple human decency".

    • " ... When you do a Google search, you use an Israeli algorithm. ... "

      Hmmm...this would explain why when I search for dishes, socks, DVDs or car tires I get one of these as a result:

      Moral beacon and eternal homeland of the Jewish people.

    • || JayB: ... I.e. Jews will try to justify the Israelis position and their desires for true peace ... ||

      1. Some Jews will. Some Jews won't. Don't anti-Semitically lump all Jews into the same category.

      2. Which "Israelis position" will they try to justify? Is it the position of:
      - Jewish Israelis;
      - non-Jewish Israelis;
      - Zionist Israelis;
      - non-Zionist Israelis; or
      - some combination of the above?

      3. Some Israelis - the Zio-supremacist ones, at least - may desire "true peace" (what ever that is) but what they despise, abhor and reject are justice, accountability and equality.

      || ... and you will try to justify your beliefs that if Israel would stop doing that which you wish them to stop doing, (call it occupation, whatever,,, defense to survive, is what it really is) ... ||

      1. Israel doesn't need to occupy and colonize any territory outside of its / Partition borders in order to survive.

      2. What concerns you - a Zio-supremacist - is not the survival of Israel, but the survival of Israel as a religion-supremacist "Jewish State".

      || ... than the Palestinians would allow the Jews to live in their home land of Israel in peace ... ||

      1. Israel is the homeland of Israelis. Israel is not the homeland of all people in the world who happen to be Jewish.

      2. Why do you Zio-supremacists insist on anti-Semitically conflating Israel with all Jews and all Jews with Israel? Why do you hate Jews so much?!

    • || MaxNarr: So Annie it seems like you can talk terribly about Holocaust memorials and the “Holocaust Industry” does that mean I can defame so called “Nakba Industry” and propaganda? ||

      This is a perfect example of just how f*cked up Zio-supremacists are: MaxNarr is so offended by Annie's behaviour that he wants to emulate it.

      It would be funny if it weren't so loathsome.

    • || JayB: ... the 3,288 year Jewish State of Israel ... ||

      What's a "3,288 year Jewish State of Israel"? Is it like a "Thousand Year Reich"?

      Israel has existed for less than 70 years. Religion-supremacist "Jewish State" shouldn't exist at all. (No state has a right to exist as a supremacist state of any kind.)

    • || yonah fredman: eljay- Name one country that recognizes Israel but considers past the partition line to be occupied territory. ... ||

      Off-hand, I can't name one. But I don't see how that changes my opinion that what lies outside of Israel's / Partition borders does not rightfully belong to Israel.

      || ... Call all of Israel occupied and join all those who do not recognize Israel. ... ||

      Why would I do that? There's a lot wrong with Israel, but it isn't occupying itself.

    • || jon s: Sodastream is closing its factory in the West Bank and has opened a new facility in Rahat, in the Negev , so it doesn’t make much sense to boycott it as a company involved in the occupation. ||

      From the maps, it appears that Rahat is situated outside of Israel's / Partition borders, in which case Sodastream remains involved in the occupation of Palestine.

  • Saying 'armed resistance is only way to liberate Palestine,' Hamas mourns 7 fighters killed in tunnel
    • || Mayhem: While Hamas continues on its path of hatred the people of Gaza continue to suffer. ... ||

      While Israel continues on its path of Jewish supremacism in/and a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine, colonialism and sundry (war) crimes...
      - non-Jews within Israel's borders;
      - non-Israelis outside of Israel's / Partition borders; and
      - Israeli refugees denied their right to return to their homes and lands in Israel,
      ...continue to suffer.

  • 'I cannot support Israel as long as Netanyahu is in office'-- many American Jews are saying
    • || Mooser: ... I’m ashamed to admit this but it would be better for everyone if I did. So I’ll just out and say it: I thought my Judaism was between me and G-d! ... ||

      Don't worry, Mooser. A soothing chat with MaxNarr, Steve Grover, Mayhem, et Zio-al. will get you and your priorities sorted out in no time. ;-)

    • || Kris: Ejay, according to this link to , registered users can see six premium articles on haaretz per month. To see more than that, you have to buy a subscription. ... ||

      Ah, okay, I wasn't aware of that. Carry on! :-)

    • || Kris: ... I hope that anyone who has found better ways of reading articles behind paywalls will share them with us. ||

      Does Haaretz not allow free subscriptions anymore? I signed up a couple or so years ago for free and still have access to content on the site.

    • || niass2: why do we call them Liberal Zionists most of them are not kind or generous at all ... ||

      "Liberal Zionist" is just another term for a Zio-supremacist who wants a "kinder, gentler" religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine.

      Although he'll tell you that ethnic cleansing is "currently not necessary", he won't tell you that it's never necessary. But the dirty work makes him squeamish, so he prefers to "hold his nose" while his hardier co-collectivists take care of it.

      When all is said and done, however, he's prepared to "primarily celebrate".

  • Jewish West Bank settlers are as smug as white South Africans in 1980
    • || Yehudi Ben Israel: We will never leave the West Bank, our ancestral land promised to us by God ... ||

      1. Don't delude yourself with visions of a "Thousand Year 'Jewish State'". Never is a very long time.
      2. It's not your "ancestral land" - it's land you've stolen, occupied and colonized.

      || ... 3. The world doesn’t really care about Palestinians. ||

      You appear to have forgotten the #1 rule (well, Top 5, anyway) of Zio-supremacism: The anti-Semitic, Jew-hating world hates Jews forever and always. Your arrogance is, therefore, misplaced.

  • After 'tepid' welcome at Israeli Embassy, Obama's pro-Israel speech brought down the house
    • Barry O. is the Smoove B. of Zio-supremacists, whose sweet-sounding pronouncements are a sharp contrast to the unpleasant brayings of guys like MaxNarr, ivri and hophmi.

      But at the end of the day he is no different from them: They are all hateful and immoral Zio-supremacist hypocrites.

  • The Israeli government is as responsible for Duma murders as those who threw the firebomb
    • || olive52: ... I would hope that this could be a place where there could be communication in a respectful manner even if there are opposing views. ||

      You're absolutely right: DaBakr's attack on Mr. Cohen was disrespectful and mean-spirited. Thank you for calling him out on it.

  • Netanyahu responds to Ban Ki-moon's criticism of the Israeli occupation (Update)
    • ... “There is no justification for terrorism,” Netanyahu said. ...

      ...unless, of course, it benefits Zio-supremacists and the religion-supremacist "Jewish State" of Israel.

      Like all Zio-supremacists, Bibi is a hateful and immoral human being and a hypocrite.

  • Cut the Gordian Knot -- a response to Ban Ki-moon's landmark speech
    • || MaxNarr: The vitriolic hatred of holocaust memorials is really unsettling. It’s plain scary. ... ||

      And yet it pales by comparison to your vitriolic hatred of the universal and consistent application of justice, accountability and equality.

      By deliberately and proudly committing (war) crimes on behalf of the "Jewish people", you and your hateful and immoral co-collectivists are robbing all Jews of the very protections they - like all people - should be entitled to.

      Why do you hate Jews so much?

    • || Mayhem: ... If Syria and Iraq’s borders need to be completely renegotiated (as many are now suggesting), it is perhaps opportune to revisit the original mandate and restore what was originally mooted to be offered to the Jews. ... ||

      "The Jews" were never entitled to anything, so there's nothing to "restore" to "the Jews".

    • || MaxNarr: ... the entire of Palestine is Jewish land ... ||

      Partition-borders Israel is Israeli land. Partition-borders Palestine is Palestinian land. There is no "Jewish land".

      || ... In the meantime the right solution will be for the Jewish people to continue to massively settle all parts of Palestine ... ||

      No, that's the unjust and immoral solution.

      || ... I expect the pace to increase rapidly over the next few years and the establishment of a “Palestinian” state will be impossible for all intents and purposes. Only then can we talk about a true and lasting peace, based on justice for all. ||

      The sheer idiocy of your comment would be amusing if it weren't for the evil that prompted it and upon which it is based.

    • || Mayhem: ... What we are hearing is the constant bleating of excuses for the ‘poor’ Palestinians ... The Palestinian people need to stop making excuses and take responsibility for their actions, for those who murder and perpetuate violence and for the Fatah, Hamas and other leaders who incite them. ||

      We hear a lot of constant bleating for the 'poor' Jews who suffered this and that and therefore are entitled to engage in ethnic cleansing, terrorism, oppression, assassination, occupation, colonization and supremacism in a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine.

      When are the Jewish people going to stop making excuses and take responsibility for their actions, for those who murder and perpetuate violence and colonialism and Jewish supremacism and for all of the Zio-supremacists within Israel and elsewhere who incite them?

      Justice, accountability and equality, universally and consistently applied.

    • || Mayhem: Ban Ki-Moon actually admits that the UN is biased against Israel. ... ||

      He admits that there is some bias against Israel because of the I-P conflict. No shit: Israel has been stealing, occupying and colonizing Palestinian land and oppressing, torturing and killing Palestinians for almost 70 years and with impunity.

      I like how you omitted the part where he says "Israel should have for all equal rights [sic], equal representation - that is a firm principle of the UN."

      But none of what he said either:
      - justifies Jewish supremacism in/and a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" in as much as possible of Palestine; or
      - absolves Israel of its past and on-going (war) crimes or its obligations under international law (including RoR of refugees).

  • Park Slope Food Coop holds vote aimed at staunching boycott of Sodastream
    • || MaxNarr: What’s a ziosupreme? ... ||

      Yeah, that wasn't funny the first time either.

    • || MaxNarr: Our thoughts and prayers are with the staunch supporters of human rights and the enemies of collective punishment. ... ||

      I'm glad to see that you've finally abandoned Zio-supremacism.

  • 'If we lose the West Bank, we lose everything': An evening with a liberal Israeli
    • ... He then looked at me with intense, solemn eyes, “But, if we lose the West Bank, we lose everything.” ...

      "I have my health, a good job and a nice house...but if I lose the victims I have chained in my basement, I lose everything."

      Poor David. He and his Zio-supremacist co-collectivists have realized Jewish supremacism in/and a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" within Israel's / Partition borders...but that's just not enough for them. It's never enough for them. :-(

      Zio-supremacists are truly hateful and immoral people.

  • Among the settlers
    • || Yehudi Ben Israel: You americans are so hypocritical. You think you can get a continent to yourselves by ethnically cleansing and killing its people and herding them into “reservations” and yet other people can’t do the same ... ||

      "Murderers exist, so it's OK to rape."

      Zio-supremacists sure do love their whataboutism-based appeals to the lowest possible standards of justice and morality.

      Zio-supremacists are truly hateful and immoral people.

  • The world the settlers made
    • || MaxNarr: ... Jewish settlers who are doing the right thing and will continue massively settling the entire of Palestine ... ||

      The bigger the "Thousand Year Jewish State", the harder it will fall. And the uglier will be the blowback. Why do you hate Jews so much?! :-(

  • Israel destroys homes for Bedouins, builds homes for Jews
    • || rugal_b: He is a good artist, but calling him brilliant is too much. All he does is illustrate rather basic anti-Israel arguments into neat little cartoons. ... ||

      I don't know if he is brilliant, but IMO this cartoon - King Bibi depicted as soulless machinery that devours Palestinian homes and shits out Israeli settlements - is brilliant.

      || ... To be honest, if I could draw, I’m sure I can produce better cartoons by illustrating the top comments from any random Facebook article on the IP conflict. ||

      That's a cop-out. You don't need drawing skills any more advanced than stick-figures to create clever - or even brilliant - cartoons: xkcd

    • Great cartoon!

      “We believe they’re fundamentally incompatible with a two-state solution and call into question, frankly, the Israeli government’s commitment to a two-state solution,” Deputy State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on Wednesday.

      Mr. Toner then got back down on his knees and continued to fellate the Zio-supremacist donkey.

      Hey, Mark, the settlements don't "call into question" Israel's commitment to a two-state solution - they clearly confirm that Israel doesn't give a f*ck.

  • Palestinian cooking school uses food to resist Israel's occupation
    • || Talkback: But I don’t support that MaxNarr’s comment was deleted. ||


    • || Talkback: ... But you fully support this instead, don’t you? ||

      Slow food, "peace", "dialog" - hateful and immoral Zio-supremacist like MaxNarr are happy to support just about anything that isn't justice, accountability and equality.

  • 'Little Jewboy' moment highlights coming divorce between US Jews and Israel
  • The shrinking margin of freedom for Palestinian citizens of Israel
    • Israel still portrays itself as a Jewish and democratic state. ...

      But Israel remains an oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist "Jewish State" - envisioned, established, expanded and maintained as a state primarily of and for Jewish Israelis and non-Israeli Jews.

      ... Despite Israel’s efforts to subdue and eradicate the Palestinian identity, the Arab community living in Israel continues to support and take part in the struggle for Palestinian rights in all of historic Palestine. ...

      What are "Palestinian rights"? Are they similar to "Jewish rights"? How do they differ from human rights?

      IMO, the "Arab community in Israel" (non-Jewish Israelis? Jewish and non-Jewish Arabs?) should be fighting for justice, accountability and equality - and human rights - rather than "Palestinian rights".

  • Israel arrests human rights campaigner Ezra Nawi and puts gag order on case as part of growing 'witch hunt' against activists
    • || Lillian Rosengarten: I beg to differ Eljay. It’s time to break the silence and push against israel’s outrageous tyranny ||

      I agree. My comment was in response to the article (more specifically, to the excerpt I quoted), which reminded me of the contrast between how Zio-supremacists routinely:
      - promote their state; and
      - defend their state.

    • || Jon66: I agree that Jews are not a race. That’s why Zionism isn’t racism. ... ||

      But Jewish is a religion-based identity and that's why Zionism and the "Jewish State" project represent religion-based supremacism.

    • ... In the last nine days, Israeli authorities have cracked down on activists associated with Ta’ayush, the Jewish-Palestinian partnership that works to stop settlement growth in the occupied territories. ...

      "Jewish State": A "moral beacon" and "light unto the nations" that's not quite as bad as Saudi Arabia, Mali and African "hell-holes".

  • Israeli restrictions and escalating violence threaten to turn Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter into a ghost town
    • || olive52: A sad consequence to the Old City stabbings. ... ||

      A sad consequence of the on-going occupation and colonization of the Free City of Jerusalem by Israel.

      || ... The Suq is a fun place to shop for souveniers and to walk through. Its always been a microcosm of coexistance and if you ask any business owner there, Jewish, Muslim or CHristian, Im sure they would choose peaceful coexistance with their fellow business owners. ... ||

      A one-state solution, with equality and peaceful coexistence for everyone - fair enough.

      || ... Hopefully this violent atmosphere will die down. ||

      Hopefully Israel will end its on-going occupation and colonization of Jerusalem.

  • Israeli Supreme Court approves demolition of Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran to make way for Jewish town of Hiran
    • || RoHa: Pssst! Eljay! Remember “ethnic cleansing is currently not necessary”? ... ||

      Yup. Part of a surprisingly immoral-sounding assessment of ethnic cleansing made by a "liberal Zionist". This was the related part:

      RW: I cannot consistently say that “ethnic cleansing is never necessary”.

      And this was from a guy who considered himself a "humanist".

      || ... They are just doing it for the Hell of it. ||

      And that is simply evil.

  • 'NYT's next Jerusalem chief routinely offers Israel as a model for American conduct
    • ... The US and Israel, innocent parties, dealing with terrorists as best they can. ...

      The serial rapist and the sadistic wife-beater, innocent parties, dealing with unco-operative women as best they can.

      Luckily for them, they have staunch supporters to defend them against people who advocate the universal and consistent application of justice, accountability and equality.

      "These guys are upstanding citizens!"
      " rapes women and the other brutally beats his wife."
      "Oh, yeah? Well at least they're not murderers!"

  • What's the big difference between Israel's 1967 occupation and its 1948 occupation?
    • || hophmi: ... I guess Jews and Israelis are the same here. ... ||

      Seriously? Have you not been paying attention to what you and your Zio-supremacist co-collectivists have been saying? You know:
      - conflating Israel with all Jews;
      - conflating all Jews with Israel;
      - insisting that Israel is the "Jewish State" - a state established and maintained primarily for Jewish Israelis and non-Israeli Jews (rather than for all Israelis, equally);
      - insisting that Israel is the "historic homeland" of all Jewish people in the world;
      - insisting that Israel is the "one true homeland" of all Jewish people in the world;
      - insisting that loyalty to the "Jewish State" of Israel is an essential part of being Jewish?

      If it's anti-Semitic to conflate Israel with all Jews and all Jews with Israel, why do you Zio-supremacists keep doing it? Why do you hate Jews so much?!

      || ... Jeez, BDS really does have an antisemitism problem. ||

      BDS isn't anti-Semitic - at most it could be said to be anti-Israeli - but I don't doubt that some of its supporters are anti-Semitic.

      Zionism, by contrast, doesn't have a "supremacism problem" - it IS supremacism. And every one of its supports is a supremacist.

    • "Jewish State" is an unjust, immoral and religion-supremacist construct that has no right to exist. It should cease to exist.

      The geographic region of Palestine should consist of the Free City of Jerusalem plus two secular and democratic states divided along Partition lines:
      - Israel, the secular and democratic state of and for all of its citizens, immigrants, expats and refugees, equally; and
      - Palestine, the secular and democratic state of and for all of its citizens, immigrants, expats and refugees, equally.

      Democratic self-determination - and not Jewish supremacism, Arab nationalism, Muslim "caliphate-ism", Western imperialism or any other device - should decide whether Israel, Palestine and Jerusalem remain separate entities or eventually merge into a single secular and democratic "Unified State" of and for all of its citizens, immigrants, expats and refugees, equally.

  • Groundbreaking Human Rights Watch report shows how settlement businesses contribute to Israeli occupation
    • || Jackdaw: ... Israelis are making babies and building homes. They’re staying put. ... ||

      Nothing wrong with Israelis - Jews and "demographic threat" non-Jews alike - making babies and building homes, as long as they do it within the legitimate / Partition borders of their state.

      But that doesn't change the fact that oppressive, colonialist, expansionist and religion-supremacist "Jewish State" has to go.

    • || Jackdaw: ... I just know that anyone reading won’t see the end of the Jewish State in their lifetime. ||

      You may be right, and it's a damned shame:
      - that the hatefulness and immorality of Zio-supremacism and the "Jewish State" project will continue to exist;
      - that its victims will continue to be denied justice, accountability and equality; and
      - that people like you exist who will continue to rejoice in the evil you have wrought.

    • || MaxNarr: This is ridiculous. Israel will defeat BDS just like we defeated the rocket threat. Don’t underestimate the strength and perseverance of the Jewish people! We have returned home and we will cling to our land. ||

      1. Why do you insist on anti-Semitically conflating Israel with all Jews and all Jews with Israel? (hophmi, you seeing this, yes?)

      2. Why do you hate the 20% of Israelis who are non-Jews?

      3. Every empire - whether it's a "Thousand Year Reich" or a religion-supremacist "Jewish State" - eventually falls. Keep that box of tissues nearby. :-(

    • || Jackdaw: Zionism survived earthquakes, deadly vipers and scorpions, malaria, attacks by hostile Arabs, pogroms, World Wars, political assassinations, psychotic leaders, the Nazis, the Holocaust, four wars with the Arab States, two Lebanon wars, Hezbollah, Iran, international terrorism from the PLO, Baader-Meinhoff, the Japanese Red Army, etc, etc. Do you really think Phil Weiss and BDS are going to bring Zionism to it’s knees? ... ||

      Maybe not. As you've pointed out, evil is disturbingly resilient.

  • British Parliamentarians pay homage to Dick Cheney during debate over ISIS
    • I think I liked rugal_b better when he was a4tech yammering on about the "disease of white supremacy".

    • || Mooser: No, the line was a one-sentence paean to the salutary effects of of romance and love! ... ||

      That - without a hint of misogyny or homophobia or even "disease of white supremacy" - is how I read it.

    • || Palikari: Cheney was much better than Biden, and Bush was certainly much better than Obama. Aww, I miss the good old days! ||

      Aww, you don't have to miss them: Just look in the mirror and you'll see that the "good old days" of pride in both evil and idiocy still exist.

      Feel better? :-)

    • || HarryLaw: Cheney admits visiting the dark side and to be complicit in the torturing of suspects, [waterboarding, a war crime] and said live on TV he would do it again. ... ||

      Cheney is a truly evil human being. He should be required to undergo for a period of six months any torture he proposes using on others. If it's good enough for "them", it should be good enough for him, too.

      || ... Obama said “we tortured some folks” but instead of prosecuting Cheney and other war criminals, as he is obliged to do under International law, said “we must look forward not back” ... ||

      And that was the very moment I lost all respect for Barry O.

  • Extremists vandalize Jerusalem church with Hebrew threats: 'Death to heathen Christians'
    • || mariapalestina: … or the cold-blooded assassination of an alleged knife-wielding non-Jewish person. ||


    • Israel dynamited the ancient 6th century Byzantine church St Barbara of Aboud on May 31, 2002, a rare relic of Christian past of the Holy Land. The Israeli military claimed that they were unaware of the church’s significance and demolished it by mistake.

      "It was a mistake! Okay, yes, we were maintaining a military occupation and illegal colonization of territory outside of Israel's / Partition borders. And, yes, we were sowing death and destruction everywhere. But, c'mon, we didn't know this church mattered. I mean, jeez, it's just a church fer chrissakes!"

    • .... “the year of vindication for Zion’s cause” ... “For [it is] the Lord’s day of revenge” ... “the Lord’s fury against all the nations” ... “For My sword has drunk its fill in heaven; behold, it shall come down upon Edom. … The sword of the Lord is filled with blood” ... this "Jewish State" culture, ethnicity or civilization? I'm pretty sure it's not dessert topping or floor wax. (Sorry, Mooser.)

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