Archive for the ‘Israel/Palestine’ Category

…asks Benjamin Weinthal. Photos of the “Berlin against Hamas” counterdemonstration here.


[adapted from a post at Poumista] Two interesting items: The colour brown: de-colonising anarchism and challenging white hegemony by Budour Hassa in Random Shelling. Extract: The appearance of the Egyptian Black Bloc in Cairo’s streets in January 2013 triggered gullible excitement in Western anarchist circles. Little thought was given to the Egyptian Black Bloc’s political vision – or lack […]


Eric Lee, veteran leftist, writes in his blog and in Solidarity: This may be news to some, but what is today commonplace was once quite rare. I’m referring to anti-Semitism on the far Left — and am reminded of what some of us saw as a turning point back in 1972. For a quarter of a […]


By The Soupy One: I had not heard of Moshe Siman until I read Mystical Politics’ account of his protest. When reading that what struck me was, how little we hear of the real Israelis’ struggles in the Western media. Contrast that with the excellent coverage of Greece, the Banks, the economy and more importantly […]


From Elder of Ziyon: Last PalArab keffiyeh manufacturer stays afloat by selling to Western anti-Zionists From AFP: Joudeh Hirbawi is not sure why young Palestinians do not want to wear the iconic black-and-white keffiyeh scarves his factory makes. But he has found another way to stay afloat. Instead of selling to a dwindling local market of old men […]


Two posts from It’s Complicated


Cross-posted from BobFromBrockley At the start of the year, I wrote a post on nations, states and the one-state solution, which ended with an invocation of John Lennon’s “Imagine”. It was pretentious, self-dramatising and exaggerated to talk about a “defining moment” in the way I did, and I cringe to re-read that final paragraph of the post. […]


Three more or less unrelated items. Slovenian philosopher: “Antisemitism is alive and kicking in Europe” Saturday, June 25 2011|Mairav Zonszein: On Friday evening, Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek gave a lecture in a bookstore in Central Tel Aviv teeming with familiar faces of leftwing activists. It was hosted by Udi Aloni, an Israeli-American artist and BDS activist, […]


Jello Biafra

10Jun11

Prestor June 9, 2011 08:39 PM Jello Biafra bucks boycott NEW JEWISH RESISTANCE: Jello Biafra, legendary lead singer of the Dead Kennadys, is refusing to cancel a scheduled gig in Tel Aviv, instead offering to “debate” the issue with sanctions advocates.[…]


  New Jewish Resistance aspires to be a movement uniting all Jews who believe in fighting Jew-hatred in the diaspora and making common cause with the opppressed, not rallying around an illegitimate settler state. This website serves as a forum to launch that movement. It is published by the World War 4 Report Family of Websites, a project initiated […]