Resisting Israeli politics

On March 25, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Resisting Israeli Politics by Brenda Heard Six months prior to the upcoming UK general election, the Board of Deputies of British Jews published its “2015 General Election Jewish Manifesto.” This forty-page document urges both existing and prospective members of the UK Parliament to support various “policy asks” and to “champion these causes.”  The Manifesto was […]

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

On March 9, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes by Graham Peebles Besieged by civil war, poverty and violent repression, huge numbers of people are risking their lives making the hazardous journey from Tripoli or Benghazi across the Mediterranean to Italy. Crammed into unsafe, poorly maintained vessels, thousands of vulnerable men, women and children are leaving their homes in search […]

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Ideologically Dictated Worldview

On March 8, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Ideologically Dictated Worldview by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – The Delusional Leader On 3 March 2015 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came before the U.S. Congress and once again painted a false picture of Iran and its ambitions. His vision was both apocalyptic and simplistic: the state of Iran is evil and the […]

Apology or Empty Appeasement? A Scottish Council apologises for lesson on Palestine

On March 5, 2015, in blog posts, by admin

Apology or Empty Appeasement? A Scottish Council apologises for lesson on Palestine by Brenda Heard A Scottish primary school recently offered a crude lesson to students when teaching the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  The questionable homework assignment became public knowledge and complaints ensued.  The subsequent actions of the council governing the school show two things: (1) the […]