Tag Archives: israeli occupation

A constructive comparison of Israel and apartheid South Africa

By Kenya Palestine Solidarity Committee
Pambazuka News

Comparisons between Israel’s control over the Palestinians and apartheid South Africa can yield crucial clues on how to move towards the end of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. [Image]

How legitimate are comparisons of Israel’s control over the Palestinians and apartheid South Africa’s treatment of blacks?

Continue reading

Young Jews Disrupt Netanyahu at Jewish General Assembly in New Orleans

By Cecilie Surasky
Jewish Voice for Peace

Two days ago at 11:30 in the morning in New Orleans, more than 12 young, proud Jews with Jewish Voice for Peace gave voice to the disillusionment of a generation. They loudly named the unnameable in the Jewish community-Israel’s immoral violations of human rights of Palestinians and much of the Jewish institutional world’s active support of those violations.

And they did it in front of 3,000 Jewish leaders from across America — and Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu himself.

Continue reading