The Iran Agreement and Israel’s Claim to Speak for the Jews

On August 26, 2015, in Articles, by admin

The Iran Agreement and Israel’s Claim to Speak for the Jews – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson Part I – American Jewish Opposition to the Iran Agreement On 13 August 2015 the New York Times (NYT) carried a front page article entitled “Donors Descend on Schumer and Others in Debate on Iran.” The article opened […]

Destroying Olives for Spite

On May 16, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Destroying Olives for Spite By  Brian Cloughley     Many people like olives because they are delicious and produce wonderful oil. They were originally cultivated in Syria, Palestine and Crete and there is evidence that some existing trees are 2,000 years old, which is amazing. But there aren’t any 2,000 year-old olive trees in Palestine […]

Zionism versus Diplomacy and Peace – An Analysis

On October 6, 2013, in Articles, by admin

Zionism versus Diplomacy and Peace – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Moderate Iran Iran’s new and more moderate President Hassan Rouhani came to the United Nations at the end of September. Amidst numerous interviews and diplomatic discussions, his message was clear: no, Iran will not give up its legal right to enrich […]

Freedom and High Anxiety in the USA – An Analysis

On April 23, 2013, in Articles, by admin

Freedom and High Anxiety in the USA – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – High Anxiety Americans may assume that public insecurity is a condition you find under dictatorships, where the agents of the state can burst through your door and cart you away without a warrant. That can now happen in […]

Murky Anti-Semitism (Zionist Style) – An Analysis

On August 26, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Murky Anti-Semitism (Zionist Style) – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson     Part I – Stretching the Definition of Anti-Semitism Can criticism of Israel, particularly a) criticism of Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian people and b) criticism of the state ideology of Zionism that justifies that treatment, be labeled anti-Semitic? This is not a hypothetical query. […]