Monthly Archives: July 2011

Israeli and West Bank Women and Girls Violate Israeli Laws In A Rosa Parks Moment

by James M. Wall The New York Times‘ Ethan Bronner reports that West Bank Palestinian women and girls have again broken Israeli laws to go swimming in the Mediterranean Sea. This is Rosa Parks country, folks. Bronner actually evoked Parks’ … Continue reading

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How Would Murdoch’s Downfall Affect Israel? Don’t Ask the US Media

by James M. Wall JTA columnist Ron Kampeas has been a lone voice in sounding the alarm to his Jewish readers: “Pro-Israel leaders in the United States, Britain and Australia are warily watching the unfolding of the phone-hacking scandal that is … Continue reading

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Congress Blesses Israel’s Matrix of Control

by James M. Wall The US Congress announced through two July votes that since the US and Israel are obviously the colonial bosses of the Middle East, the future of the Palestinian people must be determined through “negotiations” between unequal … Continue reading

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Netanyahu Panics When Folks Like Kathy Kelly Come to Visit Palestine by Sea or By Air

by James M. Wall When the Israeli government discovered that a large contingent of American and European activists were coming to visit Palestine, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went into his full military stance. He made one huge mistake. He forgot … Continue reading

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Israel Battles Gaza Flotilla on Two Fronts

By James M. Wall A year ago, the Israeli Defense Forces handed Israel one of its worst media defeats in modern history. Israeli commandos, filled with their government’s propaganda that Israel’s security was at stake, landed on the Turkish ship … Continue reading

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