Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

VIDEO | Tens of thousands Jews protesting the State of Israel in NYC ~ by @netureikartausa

Originally posted on Occupied Palestine | فلسطين:
Published on Jun 12, 2013 by Neturei Karta On June 9, 2013, tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews assembled on the streets of New York City to protest against the existence of the State of…

VIDEO | Tens of thousands Jews protesting the State of Israel in NYC ~ by @netureikartausa

Originally posted on Occupied Palestine | فلسطين:
Published on Jun 12, 2013 by Neturei Karta On June 9, 2013, tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews assembled on the streets of New York City to protest against the existence of the State of…

Gideon Levy documentary – Going Against The Grain

This is a great and very touching documentary of Gideon Levy, who is one of the few Israeli journalists who cover and report from the occupied Palestinian territories. The details are below. At one point in the documentary Levy, a

Gideon Levy documentary – Going Against The Grain

This is a great and very touching documentary of Gideon Levy, who is one of the few Israeli journalists who cover and report from the occupied Palestinian territories. The details are below. At one point in the documentary Levy, a

“Paul Simon’s continued animosity to the controversy surrounding his visit to apartheid-era South Africa [relevant to] the persistent calls for a cultural boycott of Israel”

This is a very interesting article about the role of cultural boycotts in political activism. It discusses Paul Simon’s travels to apartheid-era South Africa in the 1980s, when he was recording Graceland. As the article states, “Simon travelled to South

“Paul Simon’s continued animosity to the controversy surrounding his visit to apartheid-era South Africa [relevant to] the persistent calls for a cultural boycott of Israel”

This is a very interesting article about the role of cultural boycotts in political activism. It discusses Paul Simon’s travels to apartheid-era South Africa in the 1980s, when he was recording Graceland. As the article states, “Simon travelled to South

New exhibition showcasing work of contemporary Palestinian photography & video

There’s a new exhibition that has recently opened at the Australian Centre for Photography that showcases the work of contemporary Palestinian photography and video . It is the first of its kind in Australia and features the following amongst others: http://tmp.acp.org.au/current/beyond-last-sky/index.php?obj_id=shomali

New exhibition showcasing work of contemporary Palestinian photography & video

There’s a new exhibition that has recently opened at the Australian Centre for Photography that showcases the work of contemporary Palestinian photography and video . It is the first of its kind in Australia and features the following amongst others: http://tmp.acp.org.au/current/beyond-last-sky/index.php?obj_id=shomali

Was the appropriation of Palestinian books and manuscripts in 1948 a case of cultural theft or preservation?

I recently watched a documentary called The Great Book Robbery (you can watch it here). It’s about the looting (specifically the looting of books and other cultural assets) that took place during and immediately following the 1948 war in Israel/Palestine

Was the appropriation of Palestinian books and manuscripts in 1948 a case of cultural theft or preservation?

I recently watched a documentary called The Great Book Robbery (you can watch it here). It’s about the looting (specifically the looting of books and other cultural assets) that took place during and immediately following the 1948 war in Israel/Palestine

Meir Ariel and Hebrew Culture

This weekend’s Haaretz has an interview with Aminadav Dykman, who is a translator and literature expert, in which he discusses, amongst other topics, the current state of Hebrew culture (he insists on the term Hebrew culture as opposed to Israeli

Meir Ariel and Hebrew Culture

This weekend’s Haaretz has an interview with Aminadav Dykman, who is a translator and literature expert, in which he discusses, amongst other topics, the current state of Hebrew culture (he insists on the term Hebrew culture as opposed to Israeli

Israeli deputy PM admits: Iran didn’t say “we’ll wipe Israel off the map”

Originally posted on Independent Australian Jewish Voices:
Original article is here. A rare admission from Israel Dan Meridor, Israel’s deputy prime minister [EPA] By Teymoor Nabili Was it a momentary lapse of concentration or an honest admission?  Last week, in an…

Israeli deputy PM admits: Iran didn’t say “we’ll wipe Israel off the map”

Originally posted on Independent Australian Jewish Voices:
Original article is here. A rare admission from Israel Dan Meridor, Israel’s deputy prime minister [EPA] By Teymoor Nabili Was it a momentary lapse of concentration or an honest admission?  Last week, in an…