As world opinion turns, Israeli soldiers parade their tyranny

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Israeli society, like its soldiers, is caught in a self-destructive cycle: its very sensitivity to criticism pushes it ever more resolutely towards outcast status. By Jonathan Cook - Sabbah Report § Israel is facing its first digital mutiny in the ranks. And the issue fuelling the soldiers’ discontent could not be more revealing about the self-harming character of … [Read more...]

Nakba 2.0: A somber trip down memory lane with an Israeli app.

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A click on iNakba, which the Zochrot NGO launched this week, reveals a hidden world. By Gideon Levy and Alex Levac - Sabbah Report § "Begin the trip. Drive carefully," the programmed voice said, adding not long afterward, "In another 200 meters turn left… You have reached your destination." Destination? These the ruins of a Palestinian village amid thick undergrowth, in … [Read more...]

Remembering the Nakba: Israeli group puts 1948 Palestine back on the map

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Zochrot aims to educate Israeli Jews – through tours and a new phone app – about a history obscured by enmity and denial By Ian Black from TheGuardian.com In a run-down office in the busy centre of Tel Aviv, a group of Israelis are finalising preparations for this year's independence day holiday. But their conversation – switching between Arabic and Hebrew – centres … [Read more...]

iNAKBA: Israeli NGO launches mobile app to mark Nakba

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UPDATE: iNakba iPhone app is now available for download: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id864050360   New iPhone mobile App that maps ethnically cleansed Palestinian communities of 1948 Palestine (Nakba). By Haitham Sabbah - Sabbah Report § New smartphone app allows users to identify Palestinian cities and towns destroyed and ethnically cleansed by the Jewish terrorists … [Read more...]

Netanyahu’s Silicon Valley Visit A Lost Opportunity

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By Sam Jadallah* - Sabbah Report § Silicon Valley, to my mind, is about equality, empowerment and equal access. Consequently, it's been very disturbing to see technology companies such as Apple and WhatsApp meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu while disregarding that his country treats its non-Jewish population like second-class citizens and implements … [Read more...]