Petty Corruption

By Uri Avnery. Published June 16, 2016, in uriavnery.com/he/hatur. MANY YEARS ago I received a phone call from the Prime Minister’s office. I was told that Yitzhak Rabin wanted to see me in private. Rabin opened the door himself. He was alone in the residence....

Walking in the Elah Valley

By Timetraveller (pseud.)   Some decades ago I lived in Israel at a time when the country was less densely populated, when the annexation of the West Bank was such a new fact on the ground that the Palestinian population had not yet understood the real...

6 myths of the Left, by Idan Landau

Translated by Moriel Rochman-Zecher. Originally published at thelefternwall.com/2016/05/01/6-myths-of-the-left-by-idan-landau/ and in Hebrew at idanlandau.com.   The following analysis of the Left by Idan Landau is drawn from the Israeli context in which he finds...

Attempts at “Fighting for co-existence” at Limmud Oz 2016

Following is an edited transcript of an ad-libbed talk with Sivan Barak at Limmud Oz and the ensuing Q&A, June 26, 2016. The session was originally meant to include Bassam Dally, who was disinvited. Go to ajds.org.au/2016/06/limmudoz/ to read the AJDS statement...
AJDS Statement about Limmud Oz

AJDS Statement about Limmud Oz

The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) is deeply disappointed that the organising committee of Limmud Oz 2016 has decided that the invitation extended to Bassam Dally – who was to speak with Sivan Barak (a member of the Executive of the AJDS) in a...