Plus ça change..

I saw a program about Yehudi Menuhin on TV, and in the course of looking up some bio facts about him, I cam across this wonderful quote from 18 years ago when he gave a speech to the Knesset after being awarded an Israeli Prize. Speaking of the occuption, he...

Plus ça change..

I saw a program about Yehudi Menuhin on TV, and in the course of looking up some bio facts about him, I cam across this wonderful quote from 18 years ago when he gave a speech to the Knesset after being awarded an Israeli Prize. Speaking of the occuption, he...

Is Iran a threat, or is it the Occupation?

Today’s Sydney Morning Herald (23 Sept 2009) has an interesting op-ed piece by Middle East correspondent Jason Koutsoukis. But it doesn’t appear in the Melbourne Age, which is a great pity. He notes: ” Last Friday, according to Jewish New Year’s...

Is Iran a threat, or is it the Occupation?

Today’s Sydney Morning Herald (23 Sept 2009) has an interesting op-ed piece by Middle East correspondent Jason Koutsoukis. But it doesn’t appear in the Melbourne Age, which is a great pity. He notes: ” Last Friday, according to Jewish New Year’s...

A very naughty J**- boy

[Of course, this opinion is endorsed by no-one but the writer] “Ham-fisted Zionist propoganda on the Sabbath” “whores for Israel” If we saw the phrases “pork chops on Ramadam” or “whores for Saudi Arabia”, as political...

A Parliamentarian for censorship

[This, of course, is an entirely personal opinion,and only reflects my views] Michael Danby, the Australian Federal Member for Melbourne Ports has read into the Australian Parliamentary Record ‘Hansard’ his version of a contretemps between the editors of...