The Virtue & Necessity of Deconstructing Anti-Semitism

How to Criticize Israel Without Being Anti-Semitic

by Mark Green Those of us who dare to challenge Israel's centrality in American life are at a real disadvantage. We are disgusted by what we see, but contemporary protocol requires us to show respect and tolerance to the very people who inspire our disgust in the first place. Worse still, our tormentors have no reciprocal obligation for civility. The deck of cards in this … [Read more...]

US guilty of war crimes in Palestine

U.S.-made Hellfire missile linked to killing of a child and three medics in Gaza by Israeli forces during operation Cast Lead, January 4, 2009. (Photo: Amnesty International)

By Sam Bahour The U.S. is not a neutral mediator in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; it is an active participant and is guilty of the crimes being committed by Israel against Palestinians, most recently, the mass killings and destruction Israel wrought on the Gaza Strip during the summer. The reality that the U.S. is an active supporter of unimaginable suffering may very … [Read more...]

Failure to Punish Israel for its Evil Crimes Against Humanity

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The Continual and Unconscionable Failure to Punish Israel for its Evil Crimes Against Humanity Results from Collective Cowardice and Constitutes Criminal Cooperation and Culpable Complicity “Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it … [Read more...]

Racist Societies: Israel and the U.S.

Palestinians hug each other after seeing their homes destroyed, during a 12-hour cease-fire in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

The Pain of Marginalization By Robert Fantina One wonders how the racism that is so much a part of U.S. and Israeli society towards the Palestinians can have such strength. Racism against African-Americans in both countries is strong (witness the frequent shootings of black youths by whites in the United States, and the very high acquittal rates of those perpetrators, … [Read more...]

Israel’s Genocidal War Continues; BDS Continues

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We're all Palestinians. They deserve universal support to stop Israel from annihilating them altogether. by Stephen Lendman On Tuesday, peace talks collapsed. Israel sabotaged them. It refused to negotiate in good faith. It's longstanding Israeli practice. Straightaway fighting resumed. Hamas rockets are pinpricks compared to merciless Israeli air, ground and sea … [Read more...]