The Liberal Zionist Dilemma

Liberal-Zionists

You simply cannot adhere to the principle of universal civil and political rights and, at the same time, support a Zionist state. To do so is to involve oneself in a contradiction. The liberals are being forced to face this fact. The Liberal Ideal Liberalism, framed as a socio-political ideal, argues that human beings are good and social progress achievable.  It is a "glass … [Read more...]

Censorship Is The Norm

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By Lawrence Davidson and Janet Amighi - Sabbah Report § Shutting Down the Academics Most Americans assume the United States government speaks "the truth" to its citizens and defends their constitutional right to "free speech" (be it in the form of words or dollars). On the other hand, it is always the alleged enemies of the U.S. who indulge in propaganda and censoring of … [Read more...]

Can justice be achieved for Palestinians while preserving Israel as Jewish state?

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Mr. Rosenberg wants to answer this question in the affirmative and he thinks a two-state solution will allow him to do so. Unfortunately, that is "not how the real world works" in Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem. By Lawrence Davidson - Sabbah Report § Down with BDS, Up with the Two-State Solution Michael Jay Rosenberg is a well-known, sharp-minded critic of the Israeli … [Read more...]

Planning for the Future of the BDS Movement

Boycott Israel - BDS

By Lawrence Davidson - Sabbah Report Norman Finkelstein’s Predictions   Much has been made of the rising influence of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. Indeed, there is a growing sense that the boycott power of civil society, particularly as it is manifesting itself in Europe, is on track to repeat history—to do to Israel what it once did … [Read more...]

Stereotyping In Congress, Then and Now

Stupid Congress

By Lawrence Davidson - Sabbah Report In the year 1922 the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives held hearings on a joint resolution in support of the Balfour Declaration. The committee chairman, the pro-Zionist representative from New York, Hamilton Fish, called an array of witnesses, including a few who did not favor a “Jewish home” in Palestine. … [Read more...]