Israel’s Threats Could Push It into Unnecessary War with Iran

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by Shemuel Meir  Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu are striving together to cancel the JCPOA nuclear agreement with Iran. Even Netanyahu’s new mantra, that he only wants to “fix” the deal, is actually mean to bring about its cancelation in a… Continue Reading  

How Arabic Became a Threat to “Social Cohesion” in Israel

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by Orly Noy Israelis read Sunday morning that Israeli police had mistakenly arrested a Palestinian worker after relying on a Facebook translation of a post he had written a week earlier. The worker had uploaded a photo of himself standing next to… Continue Reading  

Sorry, Democrats: Your NRA Is Spelled AIPAC

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by M.J. Rosenberg Congressional Democrats really hate the National Rifle Association and its success in shutting down debate on gun policy through intimidation — from cutting off campaign contributions, to funding opponents, to launching primaries, to simply making legislators’ lives… Continue Reading  

Why Is the Israeli Right So Terrified of Cultural Expression?

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by Orly Noy Should a stranger come upon the public discussions happening in Israel over the past few years, he or she would be under the impression that the country is a global cultural powerhouse. From Al-Midan Theater, Jaffa’s Arab… Continue Reading  

How I Stopped Ignoring NGO Monitor and Started Fighting Back

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by Michael Sfard Around a decade ago, a new Israeli organization appeared out of nowhere. It had a name that sounded like a piece of medical equipment: NGO Monitor. The organization was founded by a Bar Ilan professor named Gerald… Continue Reading