Divining the News (DTN)

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Israeli online magazine on the occupation – TheOtherIsrael

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The significance of Israeli dissidents
Michael Warschawski – Alternative Information Center – The presence of Israelis and Western Jews in the demonstrations against the Israeli massacre in Gaza helps to break this image that the neo-conservative ideology is trying to impose on us. It also helps to fight, in our own ranks, what I call war-anti-Judaism. War-anti-Judaism is different from classical (Christian) anti-Semitism because it is not based on the discrimination of Jews as such, but on a hostile attitude towards a (false) concrete enemy in a concrete conflict, on an incorrect identification between Jews, Israelis and Zionism – a confusion cynically built by the Zionist ideologists themselves.



Dirty socks
Uri Avnery – Gush Shalom – “I have some good news and some bad news,” the sergeant in the joke tells his men. “The good news is that you are going to change your dirty socks. The bad news is that you are going to exchange them among yourselves.” I am not the only person who is reminded of this old British army joke by the current elections.


President Obama`s inaugural speech
Shmuel Amir – Hagada Hasmalit – In his inaugural speech, Barack Obama pathetically evoked the names of the Founding Fathers, without the name of Martin Luther King ever crossing his lips.


Avi Shlaim: `Israel needs Turkey more than Turkey needs Israel`
Avi Shlaim – Today`s Zaman – His popularity skyrocketed after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was interrupted while trying to refer to his now famous article, published in The Guardian on Jan. 7, strongly condemning the Israeli operation.

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Written by morris

February 8, 2009 at 12:50 pm

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