The demand for recognition of the Jewish state, which Ari Shavit says he is complicit in, seeks to camouflage the fact that the only people whose right to exist is really denied is the Palestinian people.
His tragic complexity as a dramatic hero fires the imagination, adding mythic motifs and depth to the character.
Politicians always they there’s nothing they can do. But of course there is: Provide the entitlement based on need.
There are numerous organizations doing this sacred work, not 'under the radar,' as has been suggested, but as proud Jews and/or Israelis.
You can’t argue that the Palestinians aren’t an integral part of greater Israel; occupied and dispossessed, but integral.
On June 11, 2009, I published a piece here in which I suggested a formula: A demilitarized Palestinian state alongside the Jewish State of Israel. Three days later it was the thrust of Netanyahu’s Bar-Ilan speech.
Proponents of religious-messianic nationalism, key partners in the Israeli government, are making a dangerous mistake by trying to base Israel’s claim to all of Mandatory Palestine on a divine promise made in the Bible.
The prime minister’s comments suggest he might know what Ehud Barak meant when he cited Bibi’s ‘most worrisome exposure of Israel to a major security challenge.’
U.S. Election 2016
Retorting to speech, Trump says Clinton had let black Americans down and was falsely labeling Republicans as bigoted.