Nobody to negotiate with in Israel and why


Netanyahu's "minimal set of conditions" require the Palestinians to abandon their struggle for justice and accept crumbs from Zionism's table. By Alan Hart - Sabbah Report § The headline over an interview Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu gave to Bloomberg's Jeffrey Goldberg was Netanyahu: There is nobody to negotiate with in Ramallah. If he was still in the land … [Read more...]

Where is it really better to be a Christian – Israel or Palestine?


In the run-up to the Pope's visit, Israel lobbyists glorify how Israel treats its Christian minority versus Palestinians 'persecution' of theirs – but where are Christians truly safe and part of public life? By Nicolas Pelham* - Sabbah Report § Rarely has my email inbox come under great attack than in the run-up to Pope Francis' visit. Israel's multiple lobbyists have … [Read more...]

Jonathan Cook: Israel seeks to pit Christian Arabs against Muslims in a cruel clash

Benjamin Netanyahu meets Jibril Nadaf

The Holy Land may be the cradle of Judaism, Christianity and Islam - the three Abrahamic faiths that share much in common - but Israel has preferred to draw on a tradition that imagines the region in terms of a clash of civilisations. Theodor Herzl, the father of Israel's national ideology, Zionism, averred that a Jewish state should act as "a rampart of Europe against Asia, … [Read more...]