The expansion of Jewish settlements has followed a consistent pattern for about 100 years – the replacement of Palestinians by Jews. The new U.S. president provides a historical opportunity to accelerate the process.Read more . . .
Now, of all times, out of the fire and despair, we must start talking about the last way out: one Israeli state with equal rights for both Jews and Arabs.Read more . . .
‘The danger we face is that the great majority of those children whose parents did not receive an education for generations will descend to the level of Arab children,” Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, declared at a July 1962 meeting. He was speaking with the head of a teachers federation on the question of whether to segregate “Mizrahi” children, whose parents came from Muslim countries, from “Ashkenazi” children in school.Read more . . .
“At that moment, together with the scorching sun and the dust, I felt in my mouth the taste of the mulberries, and I understood what homeland means, and also, for the first time, vaguely and at a distance and a little bit afraid, I understood that this homeland, the homeland of the songs and of school textbooks, is simply just the taste of mulberries, and the smell of dust, and the moist earth in winter, and the colour of the sky, and that it is a homeland not only for me, but also for Rashid Masarwa.”Read more . . .
That the major North American and European organizations that claim to speak for Jews have endorsed Israel’s right to speak for them and have been the major conduits for the hateful racist Israeli Jewish propaganda against the Palestinian people makes them fully complicit in the ongoing slaughter and oppression of the Palestinians. This is especially so given that they openly support anti-Palestinian Israeli colonial policies and urge their respective governments and media to do the same. (We must keep in mind these organizations and their wealthy leaders are not elected by members of the Jewish communities but appoint themselves as their representatives and speak for them in these organizations’ newspapers, which constitute what is referred to as the “Jewish” press.)Read more . . .
http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/18732/racism-is-the-foundation-of-israels-operation-prot Racism is the Foundation of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge Jul 30 2014, by Joel Beinin On 30 June Ayelet Shaked, chairwoman of the Knesset faction of the ultra-right wing ha-Bayit ha-Yehudi (Jewish Home) Party, a key member of the … Read more . . .
Israel’s legislative branch, known as the Knesset, passed a controversial bill into law that defines 1948 Christians Palestinians as “non-Arabs”, Israeli media reportedRead more . . .
http://www.jonathan-cook.net/2013-10-15/i-am-israeli/‘I am Israeli’ 15 October 2013Majalla blog – 15 October 2013Israel will not recognize an Israeli nationality while it seeks to maintain Jewishness at all costs Israel is almost certainly the only country that deceives the global community every time … Read more . . .
Discriminatory Laws in Israel: A data-base Discriminatory Laws in Israel: *There are more than 50 Israeli laws that discriminate against Palestinian citizens of Israel in all areas of life, including their rights to political participation, access to land, education, state … Read more . . .
Benny Morris: History as Platform for Racism by Innovative Minds / August 20th, 2011 On Tuesday 14th June 2011 human rights activists came together to oppose the visit of Israeli historian Benny Morris to the London School of Economics. The … Read more . . .
Galilee cities vie for title of “most racist” By Jonathan Cook 9 November 2010 Jonathan Cook reports on a wave of anti-Arab racism sweeping through the Upper Galilee and led by rabbis, which aims at ostracizing and ethnically cleansing Israel’s own … Read more . . .
“I have always loved Israel,” said Mrs Zakai, 43. “But to see the depth of the racism of our neighbours has made me question why we live in this country.”Read more . . .
http://www.haaretz.com Are Israel and apartheid South Africa really different? By Akiva Eldar The day after the murder of the settler Meir Hai about 10 days ago, Major General (res.) Amos Gilad was asked to comment on the claim by settlers … Read more . . .
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=15867 Jonathan Cook Lawsuit challenges Israel’s discriminatory citizenship definition A group of Jews and Arabs are fighting in the Israeli courts to be recognized as “Israelis,” a nationality currently denied them, in a case that officials fear may threaten the … Read more . . .
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1157857.html ‘Current Knesset is the most racist in Israeli history’ By Jack Khoury and Dana Weiler-Polak, Haaretz Correspondents The Israeli government passed at least 21 bills aimed at discriminating against the country’s Arab citizens making the current Knesset as being the most … Read more . . .
John Dugard, the Special Rapporteur on Palestine to the United Nations Human Rights Council not only compares Israeli policies directly to apartheid, but Read more . . .
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/729286.html21/06/2006 Western Galilee kibbutz closes its pool to Israeli Arab swimmers By Jack Khoury, Haaretz Correspondent Arab families who came to the Kibbutz Kabri Beach Club in the past several days hoping to swim in the community pool were surprised when … Read more . . .