The Qalandiya crossing–one Palestinian's account.

I have been through there a couple of times, and that’s enough. It’s disgusting and degrading, even having an Australian passport doesn’t stop the dirty looks and ritualized humiliation.But let a Palestinian speak for her frequent experience....

Is it time to revisit the Geneva Accords?

In October 2009, Geneva Initiative commissioned a public opinion poll on a representative sample of the Israeli public regarding the peace process and the current government’s performance. With respect to the Geneva Initiative, the majority of the Israeli public...

A slap in the face to the ultras

Vanessa Redgrave, no shrinking violent in her opposition to Israeli policies, has made clear her opposition to cultural boycotts. She must have realised that this step would set loose the cat amongst the pigeons. [and a point of historical correction to the...

Everybody loves question time

Les Rosenblatt, a member of the AJDS executive, has blogged this piece on Galus Australis. No prize for guessing what the attitude was of the 150 or so attendees at the talk by The Age’s Editor- in- Chief, Paul Ramadge, to the Plenum of the JCCV (Jewish Community...

Everybody loves question time

Les Rosenblatt, a member of the AJDS executive, has blogged this piece on Galus Australis. No prize for guessing what the attitude was of the 150 or so attendees at the talk by The Age’s Editor- in- Chief, Paul Ramadge, to the Plenum of the JCCV (Jewish Community...