Reclamando la narrativa: cómo combatir el mal uso de Israel del "antisemitismo"

Mientras que el racismo antijudío es un fenómeno real que debe ser confrontado, pero el "antisemitismo, como lo define Israel, es una cortina de humo con el objetivo final de distraerse de la conversación real: los crímenes de ocupación militar, racismo y apartheid en Palestina.

At a talk I delivered in Northern England in March 2018, I proposed that the best response to falsified accusations of antisemitism, which are often lobbed against pro-Palestinian communities and intellectuals everywhere, is to draw even closer to the Palestinian narrative. In fact, my proposal was not meant to be a sentimental response in any

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What It Means to be Israeli: Reflections on Identity From an Israeli Peace Activist

Israeli peace activist Miko Peled reflects on what it means to be Israeli and the country’s often tenuous relationship with faith, land and history.

SÃO PAULO -- (Opinion) To clarify the conditions of Israeli society and Israeli attitudes towards peace and justice, it is important to identify what it means to be “Israeli.” That was the premise of a recent speech I gave at a conference titled “Oslo at 25 - An Elusive Peace,” recently held at the University of São Paulo in Brazil. My role was

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UN Expresses Concern Over Israel’s Interaction With Syrian Militants

A new UN report found: “Relative to the previous reporting period, there has been a significant increase in interaction between Israel Defence Forces soldiers and individuals from the Bravo side [Syrian].”

Two men, not specified which group of rebels, ride a motorcycle towards an abandoned UN base at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

The increasing contact between Israeli armed forces and militants fighting in Syria has become a cause for concern for the United Nations, a recent report by the organization suggests. Issued by the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which maintains the ceasefire between Syria and Israel in the occupied Golan, the report said

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Israel’s Raid On Syria, Russia Enters The Fray

Israel’s raid appears to have been intended to disrupt the ongoing offensive against ISIS but has provoked a powerful response.

An Israeli air force jet fighter plane takes off from Tel Nof air force base for a mission over Gaza Strip in central Israel, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

The Russians have now formally confirmed earlier media reports that following the Israeli air raid on Syria on Friday the Israeli ambassador in Moscow was called in to the Russian Foreign Ministry to be handed a stern lecture and a stiff protest. Moscow’s confirmation of the Russian protest to Israel, and the fact that the Israeli ambassador was

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Israeli Intel Chief: We Don’t Want ISIS Defeated In Syria

Israeli officials have regularly expressed comfort with the idea of ISIS conquering the whole of Syria, saying they find it preferable to the Iran-allied government surviving the war.

Israel’s military intelligence chief Major General Herzi Halevy speaks at the Herzliya Conference.

In a speech at the Herzliya Conference, Israel’s military intelligence chief, Major General Herzi Halevy, took Israel’s long-standing position that it “prefers ISIS” over the Syrian government to a whole ‘nother level, declaring openly that Israel does not want to see ISIS defeated in the war. Quoted in the Hebrew-language NRG site, linked to

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How The Israel Lobby Manufactured UK Labour Party’s Anti-Semitism Crisis

Although Labour’s membership has grown since Jeremy Corbyn’s victory, he has been under constant attack from right-leaning politicians within the party. In an attempt to weaken his position, some of his critics have manufactured a “crisis” about alleged anti-Semitism.

Last year, socialist stalwart Jeremy Corbyn won the leadership of the UK’s Labour Party by a landslide. Since then, there has been a steady flow of claims by Israel’s supporters that Corbyn has not done enough to combat anti-Semitism. This has only accelerated in the lead-up to a major test for Corbyn, the UK local elections on 5 May. Even

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