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The Goal of the BDS Movement Is Justice

The Goal of the BDS Movement Is Justice: Israel Denies Justice and therefore does not Exist as a Legitimate State Justice and legitimacy are one and inexorably linked to the Charters and Declarations of the United Nations. This is a truth that Michael J. Rosenberg does not address as he castigates the supporters of the […]

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Erasing Academic Freedom in America

Mark Twain died 104 years ago, but his truth goes marching on. Witness two of our exalted Congressmen who recently launched a resolution of such ineptitude that it twists facts inside out without batting an eyelash, indeed while fluttering their eyelashes like some street harlots beckoning the innocent to join them in their frolic. Well […]

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The Do Nothing Peace Machine: Why Zionism Negates Peace

In 2010 I edited The Plight of the Palestinians: a Long History of Destruction, a collection of articles by world renowned writers who unveil the genocide taking place in Palestine by the occupying power in this “advanced” civilization of 2014, a slow water torture of constant humiliation, destruction and death as the world watches and […]

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In Memoriam as We Await Ariel Sharon’s Descent into Death

[Ed note: Ariel Sharon died earlier today ~ Though this piece was written prior to his death it was felt it was worth sharing regardless of the timing.] “Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s organs are failing and he remains in critical condition Thursday, …” (CNN.com, 01/02/2014). For six years, Ariel Sharon, former Prime Minister of the State […]

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From Nightmares to Revelations

JERUSALEM, June 9, 2013, AP – A senior member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party said in an interview broadcast Sunday that the Israeli government will not accept a Palestinian state with the borders favored by the Palestinians and the international community, a new hurdle to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s effort to […]

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Sins of Our Fathers

“We dance round in a ring and suppose/ But the secret sits in the middle and knows.” ~ Robert Frost. Victors’ celebrations harbor shadows that lurk in the soul as revelers dance in remembrance, burying in laughter the suffering screams of those displaced and destroyed, furiously hiding   forgotten faces framed in fear from mocking the […]

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In Defense of Günter Grass

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 mattered most, that has made it possible for evil to triumph” (Haile Selassie).   Have our Jewish sisters and brothers forgotten their humiliation? Have […]

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