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The Yesha Council Disengagement Plan

Is the annexation of the West Bank imminent?

“Yesha Council” has recently circulated a propaganda video clip, where they demonstrate how by deducting the estimated Gaza Strip population from their demographic calculations, the Jewish majority can remain safe and sound between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, even if Israel were to annex the West Bank.

This campaign may indicate a new direction for the Israeli right-wing… Continue reading

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Israel introduced the biggest dispossession plan of Palestinians since 1948

Israeli government approved a new plan to displace 30,000 Bedouins. The biggest dispossession plan since 1948 would forcibly relocate about half of the Bedouin population from their existing villages, which are older than the state of Israel itself, into existing small towns or townships, designated specifically for the Bedouins by the state. Continue reading

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Middle Class Rage

Israel is experiencing a new and unexpected mass upheaval: its lower and middle-classes are in revolt against a massive decline in its standard of living, due to neoliberal policies of market liberalization over the last decades. But this is also from the huge indirect costs to the taxpayer of supporting the occupation, most protestors ignore… Continue reading

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Domination

Originally appeared in Hebrew on 20/11/2010. English translation by Hava Oz. Where possible links were atltred to point to English sources. Abstract The ideological right in Israel is currently bringing to its culmination an inclusive takeover, which has been in … Continue reading

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So now they say Iran will have WMD…

No one, not even intelligence agencies, can know everything about the enemy. It would have been understandable if the Israeli intelligence had got a few things wrong about Weapons of Mass Destruction that Saddam Hussein actually possessed. But to tell … Continue reading

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Another blind eye

Originally posted in Hebrew on 15.11.2010. About two years ago I witnessed the assault of Mikhael Menkin of “Breaking the Silence” by Noam Federman (a Kahane activist), whilst on a peaceful tour in a public place. The tour was part … Continue reading

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