Wanted to recommend this recent short film by the Palestinian director Samira Saraya, starring herself as a lesbian in Israel in a relationship with an Israeli intelligence officer. Then her sister fi
The latest war between Israel and Palestine has come to its usual conclusion. But before it fades into the oblivion of our memory like most of the small wars over the past decades, let’s remembe
That Israel is going to make sure Jews are vaccinated before Palestinians says just about everything you need to know about this ethno-nationalist state. Israel, like many high-income countries, is mo
I’m always amazed when people justify literally any behavior by Israel because of the history of anti-Semitism. That history is true enough. Somehow, I’m not sure it justifies contemporary
Not good. Not good at all. As Joe Biden acknowledged in his AIPAC speech on Sunday, Israel’s “steady and systematic process of expanding settlements, legalizing outposts, seizing land” is making
Oh Roger Cohen, please stop. Last month, a co-chairman of the Oxford University Labour Club, Alex Chalmers, quit in protest at what he described as rampant anti-Semitism among members. A “large prop
Peter Beinart’s article bemoaning what has become of Elie Wiesel and his blind defense of right-wing Israeli policy toward the Middle East is right on the money. But the deeper problem with Wies
Victor Davis Hanson, for comparing the IDF to William Tecumseh Sherman and the people of Gaza to the Confederate slaveholding class.