Goldstone: captured by spin.

Something very strange is going on, where commentary upon commentary replaces what is said. Goldstone, after the first report in the Washington Post said if more information had been forthcoming, one part his report, concerning a deliberate policy of killing civilians...

An Ethical Challenge for Diaspora Jewry

This article by an American rabbi probably expresses the sentiments of many people who are accused of being ‘disloyal’ ‘self-denying’ or any number of other pleasant appellations by those who oppose Jews on the left of the Israel/Palestine...

An Ethical Challenge for Diaspora Jewry

This article by an American rabbi probably expresses the sentiments of many people who are accused of being ‘disloyal’ ‘self-denying’ or any number of other pleasant appellations by those who oppose Jews on the left of the Israel/Palestine...

What is East Jerusalem?

Ir Amim contains a lot of useful information about the legal status of East Jerusalem, including such things as the use of the law to strip Palestinian rights. Here is one bit, but view the entire website. Seventeen days after the end of the Six-Day War in 1967,...

What is East Jerusalem?

Ir Amim contains a lot of useful information about the legal status of East Jerusalem, including such things as the use of the law to strip Palestinian rights. Here is one bit, but view the entire website. Seventeen days after the end of the Six-Day War in 1967,...

Why give voice to bigots?

Why are the Melbourne Age and the Sydney Morning Herald giving voice to an Islamaphobe? The Age and SMH have published a velvet-voiced piece by Mark Durie which to those who don’t know better, looks like an accurate portrayal of violence in Islam. There are two...

Innocent Prisoners in Our Midst

Keep children of refugees in detention is outrageous and an offense against human rights. Hear about it at Get Up . It has nothing to do with security, but everything to do with dog whistle and lowest common denominator politics.

AJDS condemns murders in Itamar

The AJDS deplores the murder of the Fogel family in the West Bank settlement of Itamar. This is a horrific crime and heartrending tragedy for the community in which it occurred. We hope that the person or people responsible will be apprehended and brought to justice....