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Israeli Black Panther Haggadah (1971)

You can find here a partial translation of the 1971 Israeli Black Panther Haggadah. There are 7 pages of the Hebrew original co-authored by Reuven Abergel and an English translation. Contents include the compilers’ introduction as well as political satirical … Continue reading

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(Boom T’rach) Tale of 5 Balloons (An Israeli Political Parable)

There is no happy end to this. Just when you thought that maybe their luck will turn, you know it won’t. In the classical Israeli children’s story from 1974, The Tale of 5 Balloons, the children are so sad that … Continue reading

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The Zionist Idea (Then & Now)

One lovely, the other quite unlovely, compare the cover art of the two editions of Arthur Hertzberg’s classical anthology of ideological writing contained in The Zionist Idea. Once upon a time, one could say, Zionism understood itself as amalgamating culture and … Continue reading

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Anti-Zionism & Anti-Semitism & Jewish Power

Apologies for this long, unpleasant post and the reactive content. Some of the material began to gestate last summer. Rather than string them out over a number of days as individual blogposts, I have composited a set of smaller single … Continue reading

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Jewish Nation State of the Jewish People (Avi Katz)

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Allies (Code Pink + Neturei Karta)

The question is whether one should expect more from the anti-Zionist left than one would from the Neturei Karta in terms of political and moral judgment. Only a universe composed of infinite possibilities can do justice to the alignment of Ariel … Continue reading

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Netanyahu & The Face of Jewish Fascism (Kahane Lives)

Deranged, bizarre, and dangerous. You can catch up on this story about Netanyahu trying to rope in the racist fringe on the Israeli political and religious spectrum into the mainstream in order to secure electoral advantage. This piece was written … Continue reading

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