Tag Archives: review

“Our Harsh Logic” documents Israeli soldiers’ mistreatment against Palestinians

Al Ray Agencies – Oct 6, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY – The Israeli organization “Breaking the Silence” issued on last Thursday a book   collects the testimonies of Israeli soldiers served in the occupied territories from 2000 to 2010. “Our Harsh Logic” refutes the Israeli claim as  being “the most moral army in the world” In their […]

Continue reading

‘I have never heard an album quite like it’ – review of @docjazzmusic’s album INTIFADA

Musical Intifada | 04 May 2013 16:59 | By Dr. Tariq Shadid aka Doc Jazz Album review by Kevin Kearney – I bought this album through curiosity as a friend recommended it to me. I am a musician/producer and don’t buy too much music online as I hear it all day every day. I was […]

Continue reading

Must Read: Beyond Compromise: Unifying the Palestinian voice ~ by @docjazzmusic

Friday, 22 June 2012 | Docjazz.com | By Dr. Tariq Shadid So, what exactly is the news? A new online web project? They come and go, don’t they? This is what might be going through your mind, if you were told that a new Palestinian web project has been launched. For a number of reasons, […]

Continue reading

Factual errors undermine new book on Hamas ~ by @AsaWinstanley

Asa Winstanley |  The Electronic Intifada |16 March 2012 There is no shortage of books in English about the Palestinian political party and Islamic resistance movement Hamas. This latest effort is by Italian journalist Paola Caridi, who has lived in the Middle East since 2001. Published in this reworked edition later this month, Caridi’s Hamas: […]

Continue reading

New book deconstructs myth that the Zionist left wants peace

Jimmy Johnson | The Electronic Intifada |2 March 2012 Anti-Zionist scholar, writer and longtime activist Tikva Honig-Parnass’s new book False Prophets of Peace: Liberal Zionism and the Struggle for Palestine critically analyzes Israel’s left. Often called Labor Zionism or left Zionism, liberal Zionism is a concept applying to the Labor and Meretz parties, the Histradrut […]

Continue reading

Palestinians in Israel – Book Review

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… By Ludwig Watzal | Palestine Chronicle | February 6, 2012 (Ben White, Palestinians in Israel. Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy, Pluto Press, London 2012, 128 pp., 13 Pounds.) With the signing of the Oslo Accords that led to the outbreak of the so-called peace process between […]

Continue reading

Netanyahu And His Endgame In Palestine ~ by Ramzy Baroud

Netanyahu Speech at the UN – in pictures Ramzy Baroud | October 18, 2011 | Eurasia Review During his deliberately offensive speech on Sept. 23, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the General Assembly as “the theater of the absurd.” Israel’s few friends at the United Nations — led by the US delegation — listened […]

Continue reading

Breivik, Rightist Mass Murderer, ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Contributor ~ by Richard Silverstein

July 22, 2011 | Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place   Anders Behring Beivik, far-right terrorist accused of killing 80 A far-right Norwegian nationalist with ardent anti-Muslim views levelled savage blows at the mainstream political culture of his country with massive attacks on the government building housing the prime minister’s office and […]

Continue reading

New book shows how aid to PA ended up in Israel’s pockets

David Cronin |The Electronic Intifada |18 May 2011 About a decade ago, a record was broken in Palestine. Responding to the outbreak of a new intifada, outside governments dramatically increased their financial contributions to the West Bank and Gaza. By 2002, the occupied Palestinian territories had become the largest recipients of development and humanitarian aid […]

Continue reading

ei: Book review: Waiting for redemption in “The Hour of Sunlight”

Raymond Deane, The Electronic Intifada, 30 March 2011 The Hour of Sunlight by Sami Al Jundi, former supervisor of the Seeds of Peace Center in Jerusalem, comes festooned with accolades from the great and good. We are told that it demonstrates “the thinking and leadership qualities that are necessary to resolve the Arab Israeli conflict” […]

Continue reading

Israel told to review its situation following the loss of its “strategic treasure”

Wednesday, 23 March 2011 16:00 The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has called on Israel to “review its accounts”. The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has called on Israel to “review its accounts” following the fall of the Mubarak regime in Egypt; Hosni Mubarak was regarded as a “strategic treasure” by Israel. In a statement issued on […]

Continue reading

ei: Book review: From mourning to mobilization

Raymond Deane, The Electronic Intifada, 26 January 2011 Ronit Lentin is an Israeli-born academic and novelist now based in Ireland, where she teaches sociology at Trinity College, Dublin. She describes her latest book, Co-memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba, as “a reflection on the contested relations between commemoration and appropriation from the standpoint […]

Continue reading

ei: Book review: correcting mistaken notions on Arabs in America

Shira Tevah, The Electronic Intifada, 28 December 2010 Many Americans think anti-Arab sentiment in the United States began after 11 September 2001. Others think Arabs are recent immigrants to America. Some think the Arab community has kept to itself, not participating in struggles like the civil rights and labor movements. Alia Malek’s A Country Called […]

Continue reading