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Why I decided to boycott the Israeli elections

Why I decided to boycott the Israeli elections

It was that time of the year last month, that Israelis rushed to the ballot lines to express their democratic right to vote for the Israeli parliament – the Knesset, for the third spring in a row. Israel takes pride in its “Jewish democracy” and claims that it does not discriminate non-Jews, while in fact it uses its engineered Jewish[Read More…]

by April 22, 2021 Comments are Disabled Palestine
Neither the Israeli Elections nor the Palestinian Elections are about Democracy

Neither the Israeli Elections nor the Palestinian Elections are about Democracy

At a 2018 rally in Washington DC [Rima Najjar] In Israel, they are all about entrenching the Zionist regime in Palestine from the river to the sea; in the occupied territories, they are all about liberation and de-Zionization. Chances are, you are unaware that Palestinian elections are in the offing. But if you are following them, there is a lot to[Read More…]

by April 19, 2021 Comments are Disabled Palestine
Kafkaesque Politics: The Missing Lessons from Israel’s Latest Elections

Kafkaesque Politics: The Missing Lessons from Israel’s Latest Elections

A ‘major setback’ was the recurring term in many news headlines reporting on the outcome of Israel’s general elections of March 23. While this depiction specifically referred to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s failure to secure a decisive victory in the country’s fourth elections in two years, this is only part of the narrative. Certainly, it was a setback for[Read More…]

by April 1, 2021 Comments are Disabled World
Itamar Ben Gvir in Modi’in (west of Jerusalem) on Israeli election night, March 23, 2021 [Sraya Diamant/Flash90]

Israeli Elections: From Ben-Gurion To Ben-Gvir, Israel Politics Are Extreme Racism And Supremacism

“He is a true and honest representative of Zionism, the racist ideology that views Palestinians as nothing more than an obstacle in the path of total domination and colonization.” The “he” in the above post on Twitter by Ali Abunimah refers to Itamar Ben-Gvir, a Kahanist racist Jewish supremacist, who has just won a seat in the Israeli Knesset (parliament).[Read More…]

by March 27, 2021 Comments are Disabled World
Ready to Work with Netanyahu: Mansour Abbas Splinters Arab Vote in Israel

Ready to Work with Netanyahu: Mansour Abbas Splinters Arab Vote in Israel

At a glance, it may appear that the split of Arab political parties in Israel is consistent with a typical pattern of political and ideological divisions which have afflicted the Arab body politic for many years. This time, however, the reasons behind the split are quite different. As Israel readies for its fourth general elections within two years,  scheduled for[Read More…]

by March 5, 2021 Comments are Disabled World