Israel’s new Ambassador to the United Kingdom, 42-year-old Tzipi Hotovely has used her first speech during an event organised by the Board of Deputies of British Jews to describe the Nakba as “a very strong and very popular Arab lie.” She added that the displacement of Palestinians since 1948, when[…]
Belgium’s creeping ban on kosher and halal slaughter reeks of “right-wing ecology,” not animal rights, Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek tells RT, noting that secular slaughterhouses are far greater hotbeds of animal cruelty. “If you’re just somebody concerned with suffering of animals, wouldn’t it be more logical to begin with what[…]
Israeli forces have entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound along with hundreds of Jews whom they allowed to access the compound on Jerusalem Day – when Israelis celebrate the anniversary of their occupation of East Jerusalem at the end of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. Israeli forces fired tear gas and detained[…]
Israeli police threw stun grenades at Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Thursday and detained two young men following days of increased tension at the holy site in occupied East Jerusalem. Official Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned Wafa news agency reported that the attack on Palestinians at the site came after[…]
By Ebrahim Moosa It should hardly take much convincing to get one packing for a voyage to al-Quds. The first qiblah, second mosque to be established and third holiest site in Islam is a haven of history and a sanctuary replete with spiritual blessings. For starters, Masjid al-Aqsa is one[…]
More than 300 rabbis in the United States have urged Israel to end arms sales to Myanmar, whose government is committing serious human rights violations against its Rohingya Muslims. The petition, addressed to the Israeli government, was organized by T’ruah, a human rights-focused network of rabbis. Signatures included Rabbi Rick[…]
OPINION by Marthie Momberg Why do civilians campaign publicly on the relentless matter of Israeli oppression of all Palestinians? Is it not a waste of time, an “irresolvable deadlock”, and a “disastrously confused situation”? Why willingly expose oneself to violence in its many forms? Why be involved in this struggle[…]
On Wednesday, the United Nations as well as various other organisations around the world will commemorate the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In 2005 the United Nations General Assembly designated the 27 January as a day of commemoration for Holocaust victims. The date coincides with the day of the liberation[…]
Dozens of right-wing Jewish Israelis entered the Al-Aqsa mosque compound under the protection of Israeli forces on Sunday morning to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. Director of the compound Sheikh Omar al-Kiswani said that tensions quickly rose after the group of up to 50 right-wing Jewish Israelis began to[…]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Sunday for the “massive immigration” of European Jews to Israel following a deadly shooting near Copenhagen’s main synagogue, renewing a blunt message that has upset some of Israel’s friends in Europe. Netanyahu said that at a time of rising anti-Semitism in Europe, Israel is the[…]
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