drive-by planet: Israeli ex-minister Ben-Eliezer calls violent settlers ‘godless’: writer Amos Oz warns of ‘Hebrew neo-Nazis’

One of Israel’s best known writers, Amos Oz, has ignited controversy by labeling Israelis responsible for hate crimes against Muslims and Christians “Hebrew neo-Nazis.” Before Oz made his comments a Jerusalem church and an Arab home in the Old City became targets of so-called price tag attacks. The term “price tag” is used by hardline ...

The Disaffected Lib: Taking the Real Measure of Netanyahu, An Arab Woman Speaks Up

There’s a new name being given to Benjamin Netanyahu’s newest illegal settlement crime.  It’s being called the “Doomsday Settlement,” a term coined by the Israeli founder of Terrestrial Jerusalem, Daniel Seidemann. Nicola Nasser, an Arab journalist based in the West Bank, or at least what remains of it after years of Israeli predations, warns that ...

The Disaffected Lib: And This Is Our "Ally"?

The U.N. acts to overwhelmingly upgrade the status of the Palestinian state.   Israel retaliates by stealing more Palestinian lands in the West Bank, enough to sever the West Bank itself.   This is what we call our “ally”?  “Israel has authorised the construction of 3,000 more housing units in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank, ...