One intriguing aspect of the current Gaza crisis is the way that the Israel Defense Forces are using social media to communicate on twitter, facebook, a blog and, not least, youtube. Whatever you think of what they’re doing (which is, perhaps, another post) they certainly know how to get their argument across in an engaging […]
Who is Opposed to a Palestinian State?
This fascinating video via Cranmer, Of course, the argument is not so much that the Palestinian negotiators have been opposed to a Palestinian state – they're just apparently impaccably opposed to an Israeli state. It rings true for me, but perhaps others have a different view?
Humble Atheism, or anti-religious prejudice?
A fascinating little comment in this recent smh article which contains an edited version of Ian McEwan's acceptance speech for the Jerusalem Prize. Here in the middle of some really helpful comments on the current Israeli policies of enforced purchases and settlement he makes the following statement: To the humble atheist it seems clear enough – […]