Tag Archives: Zionism

Murray Polner :
Silent rabbis

Arthur Hertzberg believed that the quasi-religious reverence for Israel, right or wrong, tainted the beauty and grandeur of Judaism. By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | October 21, 2014 One of the smartest, most courageous and provocative rabbis I … finish reading Murray Polner :
Silent rabbis

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Marilyn Katz :
Netanyahu’s Gaza game plan

Armed conflict will only lead to mounting numbers of dead on both sides. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | July 25, 2014 Unlike the finite death toll in the Malaysian jet downing, the numbers of dead in Gaza … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Netanyahu’s Gaza game plan

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Murray Polner :
MEDIA | A very very loud silence

How is it that for 11 long days of the Gaza War, the New York Times editorial board chose to remain voiceless? By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | July 23, 2014 Respect them or not, it is undeniable … finish reading Murray Polner :
MEDIA | A very very loud silence

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David McReynolds :
In opposition to Israeli actions, and to anti-Semitism

It is a grave error to attack Jews anywhere based on the actions of the Israeli government. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | July 20, 2014 In recent days there has been a flurry of anti-Semitic outbursts in … finish reading David McReynolds :
In opposition to Israeli actions, and to anti-Semitism

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 13, 1948-1949

The movement to democratize Egypt: King Farouk confronts Zionist forces, imposes martial law. By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / January 20, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 13, 1948-1949

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 12, Section 2, 1947-1948

The movement to democratize Egypt:  Except for their religious beliefs, Jews shared lifestyles with those of Muslim background. By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / January 6, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 12, Section 2, 1947-1948

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : American Jewish Poet Hilton Obenzinger on Israel, Zionism, and the Radical Sixties

Hilton Obenzinger with family photo. Photo courtesy of Stanford University. Interview with Hilton Obenzinger: Stanford professor, Sixties radical,  and anti-Zionist American Jewish poet “American Jews have been suckered into supporting Israel in unthinking ways. This has been changing, but not … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : American Jewish Poet Hilton Obenzinger on Israel, Zionism, and the Radical Sixties

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Marilyn Katz : Israel Needs a New Narrative

Israeli soldiers guard Palestinians protesting the relocation of an Israeli road gate in Beit Iksa in the occupied West Bank, on March 22, 2012. Photo by Ahmad Gharabli / AFP / Getty Images.Israel needs a new narrative Casting Jews as … finish reading Marilyn Katz : Israel Needs a New Narrative

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UT-Austin’s Kuperman : Bomb Iran’s Nukes

Image from Crusader Rabbit.UT non-proliferation ‘expert’ calls forMilitary strikes against Iran nuclear facilities [Alan J. Kuperman is] ‘director of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Program at the University of Texas at Austin,’ but his Christmas eve call to war relies on … finish reading UT-Austin’s Kuperman : Bomb Iran’s Nukes

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Norman Finkelstein on Israel and the Occupation of Palestine

Norman Finkelstein speaking at the University of Texas at Austin. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog. His theory on Israel’s attack on Gaza was that Hamas had become too moderate, too reasonable, too willing to make a deal. … finish reading Norman Finkelstein on Israel and the Occupation of Palestine

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