Zionism

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Against Our Better Judgement: How the U.S. was used to create Israel
Weir, Alison
Book
2014
An account of how U.S. support enabled the creation of modern Israel, and of how U.S. politicians pushed this policy over the forceful objections of top diplomatic and military experts.
America's last taboo
Said, Edward
Article
2002
The unspoken premise of the mainstream press is that no Palestinian or Arab position on Israeli police terror, settler-colonialism, or military occupation is worth hearing from.
Anti-racists who queston Zionism are not racists
Gowans, Stephen
Article
2001
Anyone who criticizes the actions of the Israeli government runs the risk of being labelled anti-Semitic by those who want to silence all criticism of Israel.
Anti-Semitism and the Beirut Pogrom
Perlman, Fredy
Article
1983
Fredy Perlman tells how encounters with racism in Central Europe, Bolivia and the U.S. heightened his perception and prepared him to denounce "American cheerleaders of Israel." He is astounded that po...
The anti-Zionist Bund led the Jewish Resistance in Poland whilst the Zionist Movement abandoned the Jews
Greenstein, Tony
Article
2017
Zionism and Israel's racist rulers have created a series of myths about how the only Jewish Resistance in Nazi-occupied Poland was from the Zionists. The role of the anti-Zionist Bund has been erased....
The arrogance of the long distance Zionist
Higgins, Jim
Article
1998
Immigration as part of a concerted plan that will take over the country, expropriating, expelling and exploiting the native masses, is less immigration and more a long drawn out and aggressive invasio...
The Big Lie at the Heart of the Myth of the Creation of Israel: An Interview with Lia Tarachansky
Valentine, Douglas
Article
2015
Lia Tarachansky's heart-wrenching documentary, On the Side of the Road, reveals the Big Lie at the heart of the myth of the creation of Israel.
Blaming The Victims: Spurious Scholarship And The Palestinian Question
Said, Edward; Hitchens, Christopher (eds.)
Book
2001
Demonstrates with cold precision how the consistent denial of truth about the Palestinians by governments and the media in the West has led to the current impasse in Middle East politics. Controversia...
The Canadian Jewish Outlook Anthology
Rosenthal, Henry M., Berson, S. Cathy (eds.)
Book
1988
A broad range of articles about secular Jewish life and socialist values.
The Case Against Alan Dershowitz: Plagiarism, Cover Up and Misrepresentations
Menetrez, Frank J.
Article
2008
Documents numerous instances of plagiarism and misrepresention by Alan Dershowitz in his smear campaigns against critics of Israel.
The Case Against Israel
Neumann, Michael
Book
2005
Neumann argues that Israel's policies are the cause of the conflict, and that the conflict can be ended by Israel changing its behaviour.
Celebrate Jewish Glasnot
Karon, Tony
Article
2007
Although you wouldn't know it if you followed Jewish life simply through the activities of such major Jewish communal bodies as the Conference of Presidents of American Jewish Organizations and the An...
Challenging Racism isn't Anti-Semetic
Engler, Yves
Article
2017
Engler criticizes Canadians' willingness to defend the Jewish Defense League, even with their growing connection to white supremist groups.
Connexions Library: The Right Focus Page
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Right.
Counter-Rhetoric: Challenging "conventional wisdom" & reframing the conflict
Schaeffer, Emily; Halper, Jeff; Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2006
This useful little book does two things. It challenges the rhetoric, the perceptions and assumptions regarding the conflict in Israel/Palestine, and it exposes the underlying imbalance of power around...
Countering Zionist propaganda about Hizbullah and Lebanon
Lowi, Henry
Article
2006
Nothing will change until the people of Palestine, Arabs and Jews, rise up to change the rules of the game, and rebuild the country on a new basis that respects democracy and human rights and good-nei...
Cult, Ghetto, and State: The Persistence of Jewish Question
Rodinson, Maxime
Book
1983
Jewish studies, Maxime Rodinson says in this book, has been a field in which ideological delirium has long had virtually free rein. In this collection of essays, he tries to redress the balance, bring...
Damage Control: Noam Chomsky and the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Blankfort, Jeffrey
Article
2005
While Noam Chomsky has provided extensive documentation of Israeli crimes, his approach has also served to block serious efforts to halt those crimes and to build an effective movement on behalf of th...
Defending The Defensible: Jewish And Palestinian Boycotts
Vlazna, Vacy
Article
2014
Oh dear, poor Israel. Poor Israel - the world's 4th largest nuclear military power. Poor Israel - the serial war crimes, crimes against humanity, crimes of aggression violator. Poor barbaric Israel is...
The Difference Between Judaism and Zionism
Neuburger, G.
Article
Argues that "Judaism and Zionism are by no means the same. Indeed they are incompatible and irreconcilable: If one is a good Jew, one cannot be a Zionist; if one is a Zionist, one cannot be a good Jew...
Dissidents Looking Beyond Zionism: Against The Current vol. 140
Finkel, David
Article
2009
In 1968 — 1968! — a book appeared with the astonishing title Israel Without Zionists. A Plea for Peace in the Middle East. The timing was even more surprising, in Israel’s flush of euphoria in the wak...
Dissonance in Zion
Jansen, Michael
Book
Michael Jansen, author of The Battle of Beirut, turns in her book to examine the workings of Israeli politics. She concentrates on the increasing popularization of the ultra-right. The author highligh...
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Pappe, Ilan
Book
2007
Israelo historian Ilan Pappe recounts the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from Israel during the war of 1948.
Ethnic Nationalism Versus Common Sense: Response to a Zionist Book Review
Neumann, Michael
Article
2006
Picture this. On the one hand, you have a bunch of people living in Palestine. Their fathers and grandfathers and great-grandfathers most likely lived there too. They make their living there; they mak...
"Exterminate all the Brutes": Gaza 2009
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2009
Israel has a straightforward means to defend itself: put an end to its criminal actions in occupied territories, and accept the long-standing international consensus on a two-state settlement that has...
False Prophets of Peace: Liberal Zionism and the Struggle for Palestine
Honig-Parnass, Tikva
Book
2011
Honig-Parnass unearths the central role played by the Israeli Left in laying the foundation for the colonial settler project and its campaign of dispossession.
French Jews for Palestinian Rights: Against The Current vol. 89
Bensaïd, Daniel; Kahn, Marcel-Francis; Tomkiewicz, Stanislas; Vidal-Naquet, Pierre
Article
2000
The following text (abridged here) was published in the French daily Le Monde of October 18, 2000 accompanied by the signatures of fifty French people of Jewish origin, several of them well-known poli...
Gaza, The World's Largest Outdoor Prison: Against The Current vol. 134
Currie, Kristine
Article
2008
Sara Roy couldn't have predicted the deterioration of Gaza since the 2005 unilateral pullout of Israeli occupation forces and settlers any more effectively than in her book Failing Peace: Gaza and the...
The Great Fear of Israel's Leaders
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
The great fear of Israel's Zionist leaders is that ordinary people in all of historic Palestine, no matter what their religion, will define the struggle against Zionism not as Jew versus non-Jew but a...
Ha'am, Ahad: Connexipedia Article
Article
Hebrew essayist and one of the foremost pre-state Zionist thinkers. (1856-1927).
Hasbara
Article
Sourcewatch's analysis of 'Hasbara' -- the propaganda efforts to sell Israel, justify its actions, and defend it in world opinion. The premise of hasbara is that Israel's problems are a matter of bett...
A History of the Jews - Ancient and Modern
Halevi, Ilan
Book
1987
Starting from a political interpretation of the period when judges, kings and prophets held sway over Israel and Judah, Ilan Halevi traces the evolution of the Jewish identity through its numerous sta...
The Hollow Land: Israel's Architecture of Occupation
Weizman, Eyal
Book
2007
Groundbreaking exposé of Israel's terrifying reconceptualization of geopolitics in the Occupied Territories and beyond.
How a London court Repudiated Zionist Abuse of the Anti-Semitism Charge: Tribunal Blow to Israel's Advocates
Marqusee, Mike
Article
2013
Taunting and tainting opponents with the charge of anti-semitism is a long-standing Zionist ploy, familiar to everyone involved in the Israel-Palestine issue.
How Did It Start?
Avnery, Uri
Article
2017
Every serious debate about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict raises the question: "When did it start?" Each side has its own date, proving that the other side started it.
How to Deal with The Lobby: The De-Zionization of the American Mind
Bricmont, Jean
Article
2006
Countering the influence of the Zionist lobby.
How Zionism's brutality reaches from Gaza's beaches to US academia
Nair, Yasmin
Article
2015
Read one way, Steven Salaita's new book is about lies and children. (Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom by Steven Salaita, Haymarket Books). There are the persistent lies abou...
How Zionist terrorism determined Palestine's fate
Such, Rod
Article
2017
A book review on State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel, Thomas Suárez, Olive Branch Press (2017).
If I Am Not For Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jew
Marqusee, Mike
Book
2008
In a journey through family memory and leftwing history, Marqusee introduces us to Jewish heretics and heroes. In proudly reclaiming the Jewish radical tradition, he reminds us that cultures are not t...
In Defense of Amira Hass: Claiming the Right of Resistance
Davidson, Lawrence
Article
2013
Amira Hass is a reporter for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. She reports on Palestinian affairs in the occupied territories and, over the years, has come to understand the Palestinians’ plight from the...
In the Matter of the International Community v Israel
Cohen, Stanley
Article
2015
In its first full week of a "new" get tough policy, almost 500 young Palestinian demonstrators were injured, shot and maimed, and at least three teens murdered in response to what Israel sees as a ris...
Iran in Christian Zionist crosshairs
Berkowitz, Bill
Article
2009
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the United Nations has stirred up two leading Christian Zionists, Mike Evans and Joel Rosenberg, to once again open fire on Iran.
Is Israel an Apartheid State?: Rhetoric or Reality? Summary of a Legal Study by the Human Sciences Research council of South Africa
Article
2010
Do Israel's practices in occupied Palestinian territory, namely the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, amount to the crimes of colonialism and apartheid under international law?
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
Mearsheimer, John J., Walt, Stephen M.
Book
2007
Mearsheimer and Walt describe the remarkable level of material and diplomatic support that the United States provides to Israel and argue that this support cannot be fully explained in either strategi...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israel: Politics, Myths and Identity Crises
Orr, Akiva
Book
1994
Essays dealing with the politics and ideology of Zionism, the sociology of Israel, and politics of ethnicity generally.
An Israeli Anti-Zionist Memoir: On the Border: Against The Current vol. 118
Hochman, Larry
Article
2005
Michael Warschawski has written a richly deserved prize winning book On the Border. Warschawski, director of the Alternative Information Center in Jerusalem and a well known anti-Zionist activist, fir...
Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner's Guide
White, Ben
Book
2009
A readable introduction to the history and practice of apartheid in Israel.
Israel's 'left' apologists
Gowans, Stephen
Article
Criticism of Israel is not anti-Semitism.
Israel's Struggle Within: Against The Current vol. 113
Finkel, David
Article
2004
ATC interviews Uri Davis.
An Issue Of Justice: Origins Of The Israel/Palestine Conflict
Finkelstein, Norman
Book
2005
Finkelstein lays out the history of the Israel/Palestine conflict with clarity and passion, arguing that any other similar conflict would be perfectly understood, yet this one exists beneath a blanket...
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Judaism or Zionism? : What Difference for the Middle East?
EAFORD & AJAZ
Book
American Jewish Alternatives to Zionism (AJAZ) and the Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (EAFORD) here bring together diverse and notable scholars, religious figur...
Judeophobia: The scourge of antisemitism: New Internationalist October 2004 - #372
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2004
A look at the history of antisemitism and the fight against it.
The Life and Death of Socialist Zionism
Schulman, Jason
Article
2003
As a mass movement, Socialist Zionism is finished. One might say that it accomplished its actual goal -- the building of the Jewish state. Unless one identifies "socialism" with statism, socialism was...
The Lion and the Gazelle: On Jewish History
Avnery, Uri
Article
2008
If we, the Israelis, want to consolidate our nation, we have to free ourselves from the myths that belong to another form of existence and re-define our national history. We must recognize the differe...
Married to Another Man: Israel's Dilemma in Palestine
Karmi, Ghada
Book
2007
Karmi argues that Israel has never been able to solve the original and unresolved Zionist quandary of how to create and maintain a Jewish state in a land inhabited by another people. She maintains tha...
Martin Kramer, Harvard and the Eugenics of Zion
Klein, Jeff
Article
2010
At Herzliya the cream of the Zionist security elite gather to raise the alarm about Arab births and hear scholarly analyses of family size and fertility rates among Jews and Arabs as 'existential' thr...
A Marxist History of the World part 95: Oil, Zionism, and Western Imperialism
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
British support for the Zionist movement led to the foundation of Israel in 1948. In conjunction with US imperialism, the Israeli state is an enduring source of oppression in the Middle East.
The Myths of Liberal Zionism
Laor, Yitzhak
Book
2009
Yitzhak Laor, one of Israel's most independent writers and prominent dissidents, demystifies the "peace camp" liberals.
Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority
Omeish, Sufyan; Omeish, Abdallah
Film
2007
A thorough examination on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Occupation, Colonialism, Apartheid?: A re-assessment of Israel's practicies in the occupied Palestinian territories under international law
The Middle East Project, Democracy and Governance Program
Article
2009
A study of the Israel-Palestine situation from the standpoint of international law.
The Olga Document: For Truth and Reconciliation, For Equality and Partnership
Article
2004
A document written in a series of meetings in Givat Olga, Israel, and titled after the location, The Olga Document. Advoctes coexistence of the peoples of this country, based on mutual recognition, e...
On Hal Draper's Zionism: Against The Current vol. 130
Haberkern, Ernest
Article
2007
I would like to add some more information on the book by Hal Draper, Zionism, Israel and the Arabs, which is the source of the excerpt from his 1948 essay “How to Defend Israel” printed in the May/Jun...
On Israel's colonial narrative
Abulhawa , Susan
Article
2015
Analysis: Palestinian novelist Susan Abulhawa deconstructs Israel's insidious language of power.
An Open Letter From Anti-Zionist Jewish Youth in Canada: Sources News Release
Article
2009
Let us not be silent bystanders while humanity suffers. Let us raise our voices, as Jewish youth, and demand a single, democratic state, with equal rights for everyone in Israel/Palestine.
The Other Israel: The Radical Case Against Zionism
Bober, Ari (ed.)
Book
1972
A collective effort by a small group of Arab and Jewish citizens of Israel to penetrate the dense net of illusion and myth that dominates the thinking and feeling of most Israelis and, at the same tim...
Our Way to Fight: Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Book
2011
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...
Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine
Kovel, Joel
Book
2007
Kovel argues that the inner contradictions of Zionism have led Israel to a 'state-sponsored racism' fully as incorrigible as that of apartheid South Africa and deserving of the same resolution. Only a...
Palestinian Democracy: Against The Current vol. 121
Warschawski, Michael
Article
2006
Few elections throughout the world have been perceived by the local population, as well as international observers, as democratic and transparent as the Palestinian ones. At first glance, Palestine se...
Palestinian Refugees: The Right Of Return
Aruri, Naseer (ed.)
Book
2003
The thorniest of issues, elucidated, discussed, and contextualized, by an impressive array of scholars and activists, including Noam Chomsky, Edward Said, Norman Finkelstein, Jaber Sueiman, Nahla Ghan...
The Pariah State: A Short History of Israeli Impunity
Jones, Evan
Article
2014
Hasbara has elevated the manipulation of language to a new plateau. This is a qualitative leap. Moving beyond the difficulty of seeing the stye in our own eye, the Hasbara upends linguistic convention...
Paths in Utopia
Buber, Martin
Book
In this work, Buber expounds upon and defends the Zionist experiment - a federal system of communities on a co-operative basis. He looks to the anarchists Proudhon, Kropotkin and Gustav Landauer, but ...
Plowshares into Swords: From Zionism to Israel
Mayer, Arno
Book
2008
An authoritative history of Zionism and Israel.
Poisoning Wells
Shamir, Israel
Article
The Politics Of Anti-Semitism
Cockburn, Alexander; St. Clair, Jeffrey (eds.)
Book
2003
How did a term, once used accurately to describe the most virulent evil, become a charge flung at the mildest critic of Israel, particularly concerning its atrocious treatment of Palestinians? This is...
Post-Zionism Zionism
Zer-Aviv, Avi
Article
What do we need to do to let go of all fear that separates Jew and Arab, and embrace a truly pluralistic, secular, democratic, multicultural and loving society?
A pro-Israel group's plan to rewrite history on Wikipedia
Article
2008
Electronic Intifada exposes a secret scheme by a pro-Israel pressure group to infiltrate the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia to rewrite Palestinian history, pass off crude propaganda as fact, an...
The Profits of War: Planning to Bomb Iran: Against The Current vol. 125
Hossein-zadeh, Ismael
Article
2006
It is no longer a secret that the Bush administration has been methodically paving the way toward a bombing strike against Iran. The administration’s plans of an aerial military attack against that co...
Quest for Justice
Stone, Judith
Article
2002
Judith Stone, an American Jew, argues that Jews of conscience must support the right of return of the Palestinian people.
Reading Eduardo Galeano Through Palestinian Eyes
Hassan, Budour
Article
2016
Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano is best remembered for chronicling five centuries of colonialism, genocide, pillage, and structural inequality in the Americas. His pen dug through the bleeding heart ...
Rejoinder to Criticism of Chomsky: Asset or Liability?
Hammond, Jeremy R.
Article
2010
One can learn much more about Chomsky’s actual views from the real Chomsky than from reading about some imaginary Chomsky which some critics have manufactured.
A Rejoinder to Joel Kovel: Against The Current vol. 133
Finkel, David
Article
2008
Joel Kovel is to be congratulated on the successful struggle to overturn the outrageous University of Michigan Press decision to halt distribution of Overcoming Zionism. To whatever extent the contro...
A Reply on Overcoming Zionism: Against The Current vol. 132
Kovel, Joel
Article
2008
David Finkel and I see eye to eye on most basics where Israel is concerned, and he is generous in praising my recently published Overcoming Zionism. For years I have known him to be a stalwart anti-Zi...
The Returns of Zionism: Myths, Politics and Scholarship
Piterberg, Gabriel
Book
2008
Leading Israeli scholar with a major re-evaluation of Zionist ideology and literature.
Review: Political War Over Palestine: Against The Current vol. 131
Finkel, David
Article
2007
It has become impossible to review titles like these, or discuss the issues they raise, without reference to the rise of an exceptionally vicious campaign against critical activist voices and academic...
Revisiting the partition of Palestine
Lowi, Henry
Article
2007
Henry Lowi calls on honest, realistic and pragmatic peace activists the world over to expose partition, protest against it and propose an alternative solution to the question of Palestine.
A serious newspaper should not confuse Jews and Zionists
Rabkin,Yakov M.
Article
2010
On the eve of the 62th anniversary of Israel, it is important to remember that it was the Zionist minority of Palestine's inhabitants that issued the unilateral declaration of independence. Israel is ...
Seth Farber's Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers: Against The Current vol. 120
Smith, Michael Steven
Article
2006
My grandparents came to America from Hungary in 1912. My family who stayed there and the Hungarian Jewish population were mostly killed by the fascists in the bitter winter of 1944, some 800,000. Twen...
Setting the Record Straight: Zionism from the Standpoint of its Jewish Critics
Aronowitz, Stanley
Article
2005
There is a hope a bi-national soluation will be brought about through political discussion and agitation within both left and liberal circles, especially within the United States, a much less timid Is...
Should There Be A Jewish State?
Spritzler, John
Article
2002
The very concept of ethnically pure states is divisive and destined to stoke conflict. The so-called "two state solution" in the Middle East - establishing a Palestinian state to counter the Jewish st...
'68: The Year of the Barricades
Caute, David
Book
1988
Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening aro...
The Socialist Register 1970: Volume7: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1979
The Socialist Register 1982: Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Socialist Register 1984: Volume 21: The Uses of Anti-Communism
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
Speaking the truth to Jews
Eisen, Paul
Article
Many perfectly legitimate criticisms of Israeli policy are blanketed as attacks on Israel's right to self-defense and therefore as attacks on Israel's right to exist and, therefore themselves as anti-...
The Tactic of Calling People Anti-Semitic
Hendrickson, Amy
Article
2007
Instead of calling people who criticize Israel and US policy towards it anti-Semitic, a morally committed response would be to face up to the reality of the situation in Israel/Palestine and do our be...
Terrorism in Palestine: Are the Terrorists Anti-Imperialist?
Cliff, Tony
Article
1946
Terrorist activity in Palestine has been revived on a larger scale than formerly, calling the attention of the entire press to the organisations of the Hagana, the Irgun Zvai Leumi, the Stern Gang and...
A Threat from Within: A Century of Jewish Opposition to Zionism
Rabkin, Yakov M.
Book
2004
Rabkin brings to light continuing Jewish opposition to Zionism, a religious tradition which presents a fundamental challenge to the idea of Israel as a Jewish state.
A Threat from Within: Jewish Opposition to Zionism - Review
Neumann, Michael
Article
2006
Review of a book on Jewish Orthodox opposition to Zionism.
To be Intimidated is to be an Accomplice
Ali, Tariq
Article
2004
The Nazi judeocide of should not be used as a cover to commit crimes against the Palestinian people.
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
The Tragedy of Norman Finkelstein -- Time to Say Goodbye
Greenstein, Tony
Article
2012
Norman Finkelstein seems to have moved from an anti-Zionist position to believing that the best we can do is create a Palestinian bantustan while Israeli remains as a state where Jews rule and Palesti...
A truly fragile identify
Said, Edward
Article
2002
Israel has equated modern identity not with actual live people, with rights and obligations, but with a vast collectivity with no limits either in the past, the present, or the future.
"Two State Solution" Equals Racism: Palestinians and Jews CAN Live Peacefully as Equals in One Democratic State
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
The mutual fear and distrust between Jews and non-Jews in Palestine today is no more innate to these people than the belief in anti-black stereotypes so widely accepted by white Americans in the past ...
Ultra-Zionists protest Muslim-Jewish wedding saying miscegenation is 'gravest threat to the Jewish people'
Sheen, David
Article
2014
As even mainstream Israeli politicians threaten the Palestinians of Gaza with ethnic cleansing and genocide, Israel's far-right figures take to the street to rile up racist supporters and to chase Pal...
Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Bennis, Phyllis
Book
2002
Designed to inform those who are somewhat unfamiliar with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Written in question and answer format
UN's 1947 Partition Plan made Palestine a deal it had to refuse
Weinroth, Michelle
Article
2017
Weinroth analyzes the reasons behind Palestinians' refusal of the Partition Plan, reasons that have been largely dismissed in favour of casting their actions in an unfavourable light and thereby justi...
Uri Avnery Is Dead Wrong
Spritzler, John
Article
2007
In order to move forward and overcome the arguments people like him will hurl against us, we will need to get outside the reformist box and adopt a frankly revolutionary outlook, one that clearly sees...
What is Anti-Semitism?
Neumann, Michael
Article
2002
Inflating the meaning of 'antisemitism' to include anything politically damaging to Israel is a double-edged sword. It may be handy for smiting your enemies, but the problem is that definitional infla...
What Should Be Done in Palestine: Israel Shamir's Talk at the Ankara Conference
Shamir, Israel
Article
2009
Indeed, the whole story of Palestine is a story of immigrants taking over a country. Such things happen: immigrants from Britain took over North America and Australia. This is a sad thing, but it happ...
Why Israel Won't Survive
Abunimah, Ali
Article
2009
If there was ever a moment when the peoples of the region would accept Israel as a Zionist state in their midst, that has passed forever. Israel's "military deterrent" has now been repeatedly discredi...
Why Israel?
Kunin, Jason
Article
2007
A routine strategy of Israel's defenders is to continually redirect attention to the human rights failings of countries hostile to Israel, or to catastrophes like Darfur that are used to argue the ong...
Why Israeli Anti-Zionists do NOT 'recognize the right of the State of Israel to exist as a Jewish state'
Lowi, Henry
Article
2007
States that define themselves with reference to the domination of one ethnic group cannot claim legitimacy.
Why There Are No 'Israelis' in the Jewish State
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
A group of Jews and Arabs are fighting in the Israeli courts to be recognised as 'Israelis,' a nationality currently denied them, in a case that officials fear may threaten the country's self-declared...
Yiddish Language and Song: A Collision with Zionism and the Birth of Israel
Film/Video
2008
Interview with Yiddish culture archivist, Frank Krasnowsky.
Zionism and Anti-Semitism
Machover, Moshé
Article
2016
What is the meaning of Zionism today, almost 70 years after the formation of Israel, and why is it such a buzzword? Are we talking here about a particular form of nationalism or is it something a litt...
Zionism doesn't define Jews: It divides us
Mate, Gabor
Article
Zionist theory denied the legitimate presence of an emerging, indigenous nation in Palestine. Zionist practice ensured its dispossession and exile.
Zionism in the Age of the Dictators
Brenner, Lenni
Book
1983
Documenting Zionist collaboration with Nazism.
'Zionism is nationalism, not Judasim,' a former Hebrew school teacher explains
Weiss, Philip
Article
2016
Former Hebrew school teacher, Tziva Thier clarifies the distinction between Zionism as a political movement and Judaism as a religion, and explains why Israel's acts cannot be condoned by the religion...
Zionism, Israel, & the Arabs
Draper, Hal
Book
Essays by Hal Draper on Israel/Palestine, some of them dating to the period before the founding of the state of Israel. Draper argues that only a binational state that recognizes the rights of both pe...
Zionism - tried and failed: Interview with Akiva Orr
Orr, Akiva
Article
2009
In the end, the Zionist thing is basically, from a Jewish point of view, a failure. It's not safe and it doesn't preserve the Jewish identity.
Zionism vs. Zionism
Chernus, Ira
Article
2009
Mainstream and right-wing Zionism has always been tangled up in this catch 22: wanting to be normal, yet at the same time wanting to be seen as totally unique, singled out, attacked more unfairly than...
Zionism's Many "Returns": Against The Current vol. 152
Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2011
Zionist historians — like their counterparts in Australia, South Africa, the United States and other settler societies — hold the dispossession of the Palestinian people to be extraneous to their gene...
Zionist Colonization is Not 'Exceptional': A Marxist Viewpoint
Honig-Parnass, Tikva
Article
2017
This article aims to challenge the rather widely accepted claim that the nature of Zionist settler colonization is exceptional and even "defies appeal to any precedent that can usefully be invoked as ...
The Zionist educator we should have listened to
Gertel, Gil
Article
2016
At a time when Israel's education minister sees only Jews as moral, it is worth remembering a prominent Zionist educator who taught us that things could have turned out differently.
Zionist Power: Swindlers and Impunity, Traitors and Pardons
Petras, James
Article
2015
Over two decades ago, Harvard political science professor, Samuel Huntington, argued that global politics would be defined by a 'clash of civilizations'. His theories have found some of the most aggre...
Zionist Theatre: From Zundel to Topham
Walberg, Eric
Article
2015
The trials of Arthur Topham, Canadian journalist and publisher of Radical Press, for "hate crime" (2007) and "hate propaganda" (2012) under new Criminal Code "Hate Propaganda" legislation, have result...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Against the Current
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
Alternative Information Center
A Palestinian-Israeli organization which disseminates information, research and political analysis on Palestinian and Israeli societies as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, while promoting coo...
Alternatives - Action & Communication Network for International Development
Alternatives, Action and Communication Network for International Development, is a non-governmental, international solidarity organization. Alternatives works to promote justice and equality amongst i...
Center for Socialist History
A non-profit corporation founded to promote research and publication in the field of the history of socialism. We strongly believe that (to paraphrase) socialists who don't know their own history are ...
Independent Jewish Voices
We represent Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitment to social justice and universal human rights. We believe that individuals and ...
International Middle East Media Center
Media center developed in collaboration between Palestinian and International journalists to provide English language media coverage of Israel-Palestine.
JoelKovel.org
Featuring the writings of Joel Kovel on social justice, ecology, Zionism and other topics.
Mikemarqusee.com
Writings on politics, culture, and sport.
My Catbird Seat
Our mission is to inform and educate the public on issues of the US/Middle East conflicts that are unreported, underreported, or distorted in the American media. We will also reflect the incredible r...
Not in Our Name
Formed in solidarity with the people of Lebanon and Palestine against Israel's wars and in opposition to the complicity of the Canadian government with Israel's criminal actions. Our basic principles ...
Redress Information & Analysis
Aspires to redress the balance of world news and information by being a voice for the voiceless, by focusing on injustice and by providing an alternative interpretation of international and domestic i...

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Gilad Atzmon
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Gilad Atzmon is an Israeli-born British jazz saxophonist, novelist and anti-Zionist political activist and writer.

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Against the Current
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
Counterpunch
Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Progressive U.S. website/newsletter.
Double Standards
Website
Focusing on double standards in the media and in international politics. "Double Standard 1. a rule or principle applied more strictly to some people more than others (or oneself)."
Jewish Voice for Peace
Website
A diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights. Supports the aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for sec...
New Democracy Internet site
Website
Supports a democratic revolution to overthrow corporate capitalism, but opposes socialism. Features short articles on labour issues, the deficit, education.