AJDS eyewitness account: Human rights on the West Bank

Professor Linda Briskman is the Chair of Human Rights Education at Curtin University in Western Australia. She is currently on academic study leave in the UK. These are her own views. In a refugee camp in the West Bank, I observe a group of children play-acting to the...

The BDS Debate and the Apartheid Analogy

The AJDS resolution on selective boycotts of West Bank products resulted in great hostility from the ‘powers’ in the Jewish community, even the AJDS took care to distinguish what it resolved from more radical ‘boycott’ Israel positions. More...

Israel's refugee parsimony

Sol Salbe. Some time ago I circulated one of those good statements put out by the Australian Jewish community’s official leadership on the local refugees/asylum seekers issue. An Israeli friend suggested, not entirely in jest, that perhaps their efforts would be...