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(Coronavirus) Modern Jackals in the City (Tel Aviv)

These beautiful pictures and more here at Haaretz. As people shut themselves indoors due to the Coronavirus, jackals move into the urban place of Ha’Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv.

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(Coronavirus) Hoarding Eggs in Israel (Passover)

For anyone interested in the matrix created by foodways, religious culture and ritual, mass society, and social psychology and object cathexis in particular local contexts, and coronavirus.  Feel free to throw in bio-power. In Israel, this is now a grave … Continue reading

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(The Jewish Right) Israel

What a strange crew. After running one of the ugliest campaigns in the history of the country, steeped in hate against the judiciary, the police, the media, the security elites, against Arabs and leftists, always against Arabs, they gather around … Continue reading

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Trotsky On the Jewish Question (1937-1940) & In Palestine (1924)

Head of the USSR Army. Workers of all nations unite h/t Motti Inbari Found these writings here: Leon Trotsky On the Jewish Problem Written: 1937-1940 First Published: Various publications, but collected and sources for this edition here: Vol. 6 No. 12, December 1945, … Continue reading

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An Icon of American Jewishness (Kirk Douglas at the Wall)

With those man-hands and that craggy face, Kirk Douglas in 1977 is an icon of American Jewishness, ancient and modern at the Western Wall in Jerusalem; secular and religious; performative and phallogocentric. (h/t Matthew Menachem Feuer)

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(One State) Trump-Israel Apartheid Annexation Map

(h/t (Yariv Oppenheimer, at Twitter) This is it and it comes to this.  Without the secure envelope of the Green Line that “separates” sovereign Israel from the occupied West Bank, now currently held under military law, the map Israel will … Continue reading

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(Caught In the Middle of the Middle East) Martin Luther King Jr. & Israel & The Six-Day War (Martin Kramer)

I can’t speak for the volume as a whole, but this piece here by Martin Kramer about Martin Luther King Jr., Israel, and the Middle East circa 1967 judiciously cuts straight down the middle against those who would claim King … Continue reading

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