Category: occupation


A new Zionism. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) The main reason why many people have turned against Israel is “the occupation.” This has two parts: 1) the “occupation of Palestinian territory” and 2) the “occupation of Palestinian people.” Many in the international community and some Israelis, therefore, have accepted what they believe is a threat […]

Israeli occupation the elephant in the room in Bahrain

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, right, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive at Manama’s Four Seasons hotel, the venue for the US-hosted Peace to Prosperity conference, in Manama, Bahrain. (Reuters) The document that the White House released a few days before the convening of the Bahrain workshop — “Peace to Prosperity: A New Vision for […]

These South African Jews Hate the Occupation as Much as They Hate BDS

In the United States, a variety of organizations — some more radical than others — offer outlets for such individuals. A prominent example is J Street, the anti-occupation lobbying group that defines itself as “pro-Israel, pro-peace” and does not hesitate to speak out publicly against the Israeli government when it sees fit. Its equivalents around the English-speaking Diaspora […]