Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Rejection of Palestinian Self-Determination

The Rejection of Palestinian Self-Determination, by Jeremy R. Hammond Publication Date: 8 November 2009 | ISBN: 978-0557095698 | Kindle available Description The Rejection of Palestinian Self-Determination is an overview of the crucial period from the rise of the Zionist movement until … Continue reading

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Holy Places in the Holy Land

I have never been much interested in the idea of holy places. I do not yearn to visit Jerusalem or Bethlehem, and I do not think such a visit would improve my understanding of Jesus. Nevertheless, I must confess there … Continue reading

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Religious fanaticism and religious faith

Here are examples of religious fanaticism from both sides in the Israel/Palestine dispute.

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Israel is not a liberal democracy

Part of the current Zionist propaganda is that Israel is a liberal democracy, sharing values with other liberal democracies in ‘the West’ and elsewhere. I dispute this claim, on the following grounds:

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Grief comes to Grief

There is a theory being propagated by some Zionists that three historical documents, taken together, show that, in international law, the Jewish people have sovereignty over all of the area of Mandatory Palestine (present-day Israel, West Bank and Gaza).

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