Category Archives: Diplomacy & Criticism

The reification of Palestine and Israel

I love Tamer Nafar. What an excellent performer! I love his music and his politics. Never spearing his audience the burden of politics, and the multilayered difficulty of being a Palestinian, combining criticism of the West and Israel, with that … Continue reading

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Modernised progressive Passover Haggadah: A free manuscript for home use

About six years ago, I took part in a Passover Seder lead by the magnificent Sarah Clyne Sundberg. It was the most glorious, interesting and profound Pesachs I have ever participated in. Instead of a mechanical fast read, or a … Continue reading

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The lost contexts of The Shoah (The Holocaust)

Posted originally in Hebrew Concentration Camps is a lean entry in the rich Hebrew Wikipedia, currently containing 358 words, of which 256 are dedicated to the Nazi camps. And it is no incident. The WWII German crimes are told in Hebrew … Continue reading

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The Capitalist Bargain: Understanding Trump, Brexit and fascio/whitedomists beyond racism

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The urgency of standing up against the most powerful systematic hate criminal in the world

We all know that hate speech is not strange to Donald Trump. He has repeatedly demonstrated hostility,prejudice and violence against various groups, Women, Muslims, Jews, Mexicans, blacks and so on. These hate crimes make Trump not just a ‘bully,’ but the … Continue reading

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The unsaid in the discourse about domestic and international immigration: An examples from the UK

  Notes on the difference in British news discourse between economic migrants: domestically, its a ‘brain drain’ narrative, whereas ‘foreign’ economic migrants/refuges are a threat (or potential). Read here.

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