Haaretz, Sep 11, 2017

 

Netanyahu Jr.’s anti-Semitic cartoon is the latest nail in the coffin of what was once unbridled admiration for the Jewish state

 

 

And all this, without a word about the occupation, land confiscations, price tag operations and the increasingly clear signals sent by Netanyahu that he has no intention of even trying to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians. American Jews may realize that some if not most of the troubling phenomena that they object to in Israel stem from the occupation and they are bewildered by Israel’s passivity in peacemaking, but the occupation does not seem to be foremost on their minds, as it isn’t on the minds of most Israelis. The problem isn’t with the occupation, stupid, it’s with Israel itself [....]

Haaretz, Jul 30, 2017

 

While Israel continues to rule over the West Bank, there are bound to be ever more frequent acts of resistance by a population that is feeling encroached upon by a spreading pattern of Jewish colonization and who yearn for independence.

Haaretz, Jul 25, 2017

 

Three of the members were from Jewish Voice for Peace, including a rabbi: 'I'm heartbroken and outraged'

 


Jewish Voice for Peace members at a protest. Jewish Voice for Peace
Five members of an interfaith delegation to Israel were prevented from boarding their flight from Washington, D.C., reportedly due to their activism on behalf of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Haaretz, Jul 28, 2017

 

Israel’s now set a precedent for barring Jews with different political beliefs. Not protesting? Wait till you see who's deemed ‘undesirable’ next



As a post-Holocaust US Jew, I thought Israel would keep me safe. Now I wonder if they'd even let me in Ofer Vaknin, wikimedia

Imagine the outrage in the Jewish world should the headline read: "European Country Bars Rabbi From Entering Based on Political Beliefs."

Haaretz, Jun 28, 2017

The Passover holiday in front of the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, April 13, 2017.

The veneration of the Western Wall always struck me as a weird form of idolatry.