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Cartoon Carnival - Who's a racist and how did it start? More

Cartoon Fun - Irshad Manji: Impure Islam - Who fanned the controversy over some some cartoons in an obscure Danish newspaper into an international incident and what does it prove about intolerance and race hate?    More

Anti-Zionist cartoon of Jew with Bush Parrot - Zionism and Israel

How the suicide bomber saved Zionism - Did the violence of the Intifada bring home to Israelis the real nature of the conflict? More

The Myth of the Israeli Bantustan offer at Taba and other myths - American and Saudi diplomats agree that Israel accepted a generous proposal in Washington  that was turned down by the Palestinians. A map drawn by Palestinian sources confirm that the offer made at Taba was even better. More

A view from the eye of the storm - by Haim Harari - An analysis of how terrorism works and the damage it is doing to the Arab world. More

Ariel Sharon's Last Interview before his stroke - Sharon's uncompromising vision of peace  More

 After Ariel Sharon - History Interrupted James Bennet captured the "feel" of Sharon very well More

Ariel Sharon's illness and what it means - Ariel Sharon's illness has upset the Israeli political applecart and Israeli-Palestinian relations. What is certain, is that he set in motion momentous changes in Zionist ideology, Israeli politics, and Israeli relations with the Arab and Muslim world. It is not certain that he or anyone else will be able to complete his work.  More

Israel is a democracy in which Arabs vote - Not an apartheid State - Benjamin Pogrund -  Apartheid is dead in South Africa but the word is alive in the world, especially as an epithet of abuse for Israel. Israel is accused by some of being “the new apartheid” state. If true, it would be a grave charge, justifying international condemnation and sanctions. But it isn’t true.  Use of the apartheid label is at best ignorant and naïve and at worst cynical and manipulative. More

Explaining Zionism - Frank Luntz's survey of elite campuses in the USA and what it might mean - and what Frank Luntz missed. Yes, the problem is urgent. What to do about it is another matter.  More

Jewish anti-Zionists - The Uncle Yankel Jews - Resurgent European anti-Semitism is aided and abetted by anti-Zionist Jews. More

A world without Israel - Taking on anti-Zionists, Amnon Rubenstein asks "What is so preposterous about Jewish self-determination?". More

"Yes your Excellency, I agree"  The case for restitution for Egyptian Jews is different from the case for Japanese Americans, as the ambassador claims, but not in the way he meant. Egyptian Jews have suffered a greater wrong.  More

Restitution for Egyptian Jews and Palestinian rights- Israel Bonan - A pointed question to Egyptian Ambassador Fahmy. More

Campus Doves - Zionism with a difference - Critical support for Israel from Progressive Zionists - A report on the recent UPZ meeting More

anti-Semitism? You must be joking! - David Hirsh - Hirsh examines the modes of denial among some Palestinian advocates. More

Censorship in Saudi Arabia - Schoolbooks can't have naughty words like "bliss" and "violin" More

Future of the Palestinians: Abbas at the Crossroads - Rod Davies - Only resolute action can save the Palestinians from themselves. More

Israel Dismantles; World's Problems End - Getting rid of Israel really fixes everything, doesn't it?  More

Another Nobel Prize for an Israeli - Those Zionists must really control everything. Something for the academic boycotters to think about. More

Anti-Semitism - Nick Cohen - A non-Jew discovers the anti-Semitism of the left. More

Religious Zionism Revisits the State of Israel - Will disgruntled revanchists spoil Zionism and Israel for the rest of us? More

My Vision of Peace - Ami Ayalon - Former Israeli Security Services head Ami Ayalon evaluates the peace process More

A Letter to Palestinians - Yossi Halevi explains  that there cannot be peace until Palestinians are willing to accept Israel as a Jewish state - not as a temporary strategy, but as a final reconciliation. More

Gaza Green Houses Looted - The Abomination of the Desolation - The Palestinian destruction of the settlers' green houses, bought for the Palestinians through the generosity of American Jewish philanthropists, is worse than a sick joke. More

A Criminal Amalgam: The Limits of Anti-Zionism I - Socialist Yves Coleman examines the excesses of the extreme left. More

The Limits of Anti-Zionism 2 - Socialist Yves Coleman provides trenchant answers to major leftist critiques of Zionism More

Preachers of Hate: Pierre-André Taguieff on the new "anti-Zionism" - The author of Preachers of Hate discusses how anti-Zionist discourse has come to dominate radical culture. More

Zionism and Peace - A Zionist Credo - Why Zionism has really been, and must always be, an ideology of peace. More

Why Israel is losing the Students and the Left  A recent poll shows that US university students have an increasingly negative image of Israel and Zionism and racist images of "the Jews." It may be tempting to write these off as the views of "leftists" but in fact, these students are the future of America.  These frightening findings are not very surprising, and the conclusions to be drawn from them should be action items for everyone who supports Israel, democracy in the USA and the Middle East,  and the fight against racist ideologies. More

 Perhaps the Wrong Discourse: Jihadist Terror in Historical Perspective - What are the "true roots" of terrorism? Prof. Steven Bowman examines the historic roots of Jihadist attitudes toward "people of the book" and the roots of terror and martyrdom in European and Muslim society. More

Zionism for the Ages - Israel Bonan and Rami Mangoubi examine the claims of anti-Zionist Sephardi Jews about life in the old country for Arab Jews and their relation to Israel and Zionism. Is it worthwhile longing for the fleshpots of Egypt?  More

Zionism and Its Impact - A look at the real impact of Zionism on Palestinian Arab society. More

The True Meaning of Zionism  True Zionism is not expressed in real estate or violating the rights of others. The disengagement from Gaza is a true Zionist act, argues Gershon Baskin. More

The Occupation, Palestinians, Israel and Zionism If you love Zionism, you don't need to love the occupation. If you hate the occupation, you don't need to hate Zionism  More

European Judeophobia  - Gustavo Perednik examines the relation between European anti-Semitism and anti-Zionst and anti-Israel - policies More

Naive Spanish Judeophobia - Gustavo Perednik discusses the un-conscious Spanish anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism. More

Bridges Between China and Israel - English Version  - What do the Chinese and Jews have in common? More Chinese Version

The Postage Stamp Question for Zionism, Israel and Peace - Judea Pearl asks if Arabs will recognize a postage-stamp sized Israel. That is the essential question. More

The One State Solution - A Vision of Despair Uri Avnery explains that the "one state solution" is not a workable solution for Israel and Palestine. More

The Bi-national State: The Wolf Shall Dwell With The Lamb  Peace advocate and veteran leftist activist explains why the binational-state is not a solution for Israelis and Palestinians. More

Zionism and Race  - Progressive Fred Foldvary examines whether Zionism is Racism More

Urban Kibbutz - Socialist-Zionist Pioneering in Israeli Cities - The Kibbutz is renewing itself in socially conscious city kibbutzim that combine communal life with community action. More

Reinventing the Israeli Cooperative  - The cooperative movement helped build Israel. Now Israelis are forming new cooperatives adopted to the modern age. More

The Language of Anti-Zionism - French linguist Georges Sarfaty explains the linguistic tricks used to discredit Jews, Israel and Zionism More

True Torah Nazis - Vienna ultra-orthodox anti-Zionists team up with neo-Nazis. More

The Jews started the war - Again - Ami Isseroff notes that the ugly charge that "the Jews" started the war fueled Nazi anti-Semitism. Not it is back for a "sequel" - "The Jews started the war in Iraq"  More

John L. Strawson: Why I am against the Boycott of Israeli Universities  Palestinian advocate Strawson explains that Zionism is a national movement as good or as bad as any other. Anti-Zionism, he writes, is very close to anti-Semitism. More

My Personal Exodus  - The fascinating personal story of expulsion from Egypt by Israel Bonan More

Why I am so Angry- The forgotten Refugees - Israel Bonan discusses the plight of Egyptian Jewish refugees. More

Anti-Zionism is Racism - Formula Could Combat Campus Racism - Emphasizing that anti-Zionism is racism can help combat campus anti-Semitism. More

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En Español

Judeofobia española

Dos enfoques de la urgencia:  León Trotsky y Zeev Jabotinsky

中国和以色列之间的桥梁 - Israel - China Bridges (In Chinese)

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