Israels crisis

By  Philip Weiss (source:  mondoweiss.net) Just back from Israel/Palestine, the overwhelming sense I carry away is that the present state cannot last. Just how it goes down I have no idea. But conditions are so obviously discriminatory, and the knowledge of these...

Ben gurion and massacre of deir yassin

Ben-Gurion and Massacre of Deir Yassin  ‘The massacre of Deir Yassin added to the mass exodus ..’  By Iqbal Jassat   The minutes of a meeting of the Jewish Agency Executive on 12 June 1938 records a chilling statement made by David Ben-Gurion: “I am for...

Sa diplomats to visit uganda detainees

The reason for the detention of two South Africans in Uganda would only be known after the SA High Commissioner there has visited them, hopefully on Monday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. Spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said that so far no charges had been put to...

Open letter of appeal to the jewish people

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate (source: Gush.Shalom.org) Dear Friends, I write to ask for your help in gaining the freedom of a good man, a man of peace, and a man of conscience. In the Jewish scriptures there is great emphasis on justice and freedom and it...