Posts Tagged ‘gideon’

Gideon Levy on Israeli denial: ‘Anyone who raises a question is demolished’

A week ago Gideon Levy spoke to the Israel lobby conference in Washington. Many people have shared the video of the Haaretz columnist, so I’m providing a transcript below of key passages. Outside pressure is all that will change Israel. BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) is the only game in town. The Jewish lobby in […]

Gideon Levy calls out Israel’s fundamental, racist religion: Zionism

Gideon Levy published a column in Haaretz yesterday that goes to the furthest extent I have seen in Israeli mainstream media in challenging Zionism. He calls it a movement that “contradicts human rights, and is thus indeed an ultranationalist, colonialist and perhaps even racist movement, as proponents of justice worldwide maintain”.  His piece, titled “Minster of […]

Gideon Levy to Thom Yorke: This Is Why You Should Boycott Israel

     Hasn’t the time come to do away with this artificial distinction between ‘nice’ Israelis and the brutal occupation they are responsible for? Anyone questioning whether a boycott is a just and effective means of fighting the Israeli occupation should listen to the counterarguments of Thom Yorke from British rock band Radiohead and Yesh Atid […]

Capitol Hill briefing brings the case for Palestinian right of return to Congress

On October 15, representatives of the Iqrit Community Association Shadia Sbait and Ameer Toume spoke to Congressional representatives in room 221 of the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill. Sbait and Toume, both Palestinian citizens of Israel, have been making the case for Palestinian right of return on a month-long tour of the United States. […]

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