Jews in Arab Lands
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Chasing a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State
According to Tarek Fatah, "Morality is doing what is right, regardless what we are told; Religious dogma is doing what we are told, no matter what is right." Fatah argues that since Islam's advent, th...
Epilogue to Underground to Palestine
The epilogue to I.F. Stone's first-hand account of the movement of European Jews to Palestine in 1946.
French Jews for Palestinian Rights: Against The Current vol. 89
Bensaïd, Daniel; Kahn, Marcel-Francis; Tomkiewicz, Stanislas; Vidal-Naquet, Pierre
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
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...
George Bush's Unending War and Israel: Against The Current vol. 125
The present U.S. strategy, defined by the neo-cons at the end of the 1980s, is no longer a strategy of stabilizing world order and building a “new Middle East” through multilateral negotiations, but i...
A History of the Jews - Ancient and Modern
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...
Israel: A Colonial-Settler State?
Rodinson argues that Zionism fits into the general pattern of Western colonialism, and that Arab opposition to Israel is the opposition of a colonized people towards their colonizers.
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israel's Struggle Within: Against The Current vol. 113
ATC interviews Uri Davis.
Judeophobia: The scourge of antisemitism: New Internationalist October 2004 - #372
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at the history of antisemitism and the fight against it.
The Lion and the Gazelle: On Jewish History
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...
Reflections and Meditations Thirty Years After
I.F. Stone's reflections on Israel thirty years after writing his first-hand account "Underground to Palestine'.
Review: Political War Over Palestine: Against The Current vol. 131
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...
Seth Farber's Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers: Against The Current vol. 120
Smith, Michael Steven
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...
The Socialist Register 1970: Volume 7: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A Threat from Within: A Century of Jewish Opposition to Zionism
Rabkin, Yakov M.
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
Review of a book on Jewish Orthodox opposition to Zionism.
Why Israeli Anti-Zionists do NOT 'recognize the right of the State of Israel to exist as a Jewish state'
States that define themselves with reference to the domination of one ethnic group cannot claim legitimacy.
1950–51 Baghdad bombings
1950–1951 Baghdad bombings refers to the bombing of Jewish targets in Baghdad, Iraq, between April 1950 and June 1951. It is widely believed that the bombings were carried out by Zionist agents seekin...
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Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
Organization profile published 2007
Believes that Israel is an apartheid state that resembles South African Apartheid and that justice will not be achieved without equal rights for everyone in the region, regardless of religion, ethnici...