Body parts trade in Israel?

Body parts trade in Israel? Unfortunately, it’s not so clear. [Warning–this may make your blood boil, so I suggest searching for other web information] Counterpunch (www.counterpunch.org) is a pretty eclectic website, edited by left-wing Alexander...

To Boycott or Not Boycott? That is the question

To Boycott or Not Boycott–that is the question? Sol Salbe’s previous post got me thinking, so I have written this post which is my personal view, and no one elses! It’s become a nostrum in some left circles (including some supporters on the Israeli...

A nuanced view must be heard!

A blog post from Sol Salbe It is not black and white. No matter which way you look at the Israeli/Palestinian conflict the same conclusion is reached: matters are not clear cut. It just is not true that one side is always right and the other side is invariably wrong....

Is It Right To Speak Of A 'Jewish Lobby'?

What motivates the fierce attacks by some Australian Jews against others? Larry Stillman looks at why some people want to shut down debate on Israel so badly. Many observers of the ongoing debate over Israel and its place in Middle Eastern issues have wondered at the...

Painting Obama as an enemy will hurt Israel badly

Middle East News Service Comments: The best indication I have seen so far that the US is slowly beginning to be perceived as the enemy in Israel has been in the writing of Australian Expatriate Isi Leibler who expounded on The case against Obama...

Denial – an imaginative story

Denial an imaginative story The chairman of the Public Speakers’ Union rose to his feet and addressed the meeting: “Ladies and Gentlemen. Our next speaker really needs no introduction but I will attempt one anyway…..” The audience grew restive, with booing and...

What are Israeli soldiers saying about Gaza

The Israeli group Breaking the Silence has just released a collection of testimonies by Israeli soldiers that took part in the Gaza attack last December and January. Among the 54 testimonies are stories revealing the use of “accepted practices,” the...

Reversal of Fortune

Sol Salby blogs the following– In the United States we have had a situation over a long time that opinion polls and elections results reflected a very liberal Jewish opinion while community leadership was dominated by the conservatives especially on...