Tracking efforts to stifle debate on Israeli-Palestinian policy.
Who’s the Hypocrite?
by Marilyn Kleinberg Neimark
The rush to denounce the renowned British physicist, Stephen Hawking, for withdrawing from the fifth annual Israeli Presidential Conference in order to protest Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians, should have run its course in early May, flaring up as these things do, and then simmering down until Israel’s purported defenders stir up the next flap.
San Francisco bus ads condemn Israeli apartheid: backlash begins
American Muslims for Palestine launched an ad campaign this week on San Francisco buses condemning Israeli apartheid.
A Tale of Two Rabbis as Passover Draws Near
By Donna Nevel
An event is taking place in New York City on April 4th to discuss the following questions: Is Israel—or can it be—a democracy?
Can Israel be Jewish and democratic? Ansche Chesed cancels forum contract.
Exciting times indeed.
Threatened lawsuit at Brooklyn College and Abuse of Title VI
By Cecilie Surasky, @CecilieSurasky on Twitter
A few weeks ago, Brooklyn College stood up against a tsunami of whacked out, only-in-NY extremist-Israel politics and refused to either cancel or sever ties with a planned campus talk on the nonviolent Palestinian-led human rights movement known as Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS).
Reports on the struggle for human rights in Israel and Palestine
Just One More Unremarkable Arrest
A friend wrote to us about a young ill Palestinian mother who was recently arrested in the West Bank, and their efforts to free her.
Today in Jayyous
A picture of tear gas being shot by the Israeli army on unarmed protesters in the Palestinian village of Jayyous, who are holding Friday demonstrations to protest their land being taken by Israel.
Israeli Voters Upset with Bibi – But will they Upset him Back?
Over the past couple of months, there seems to have developed growing disconnect between most of Israel’s political analysts – and the actual dynamics of the campaign for Israel’s general elections, which will take place in only 3 days.