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The Green Line on the Label

By Todd Gitlin

European unity is a sometime thing, so perhaps it’s not surprising that two European governments have opted out from the Nov. 11, 2015, European Commission directive that forbids goods produced by Israeli settlers in East Jerusalem, on the West Bank, and the Golan Heights to be labeled “Product of Israel.” The EC directive reads: Since […]

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Don’t Let Hope for Peace and Security Fade

By Kenneth Bob

Support The Third Narrative Each day’s news bring tragic stories of chaos and violence from Israel and the Palestinian territories, with growing numbers of people injured and killed. Negotiations have ceased. Incitement, anti-democratic legislation and popular racism are exacerbating the already unsustainable status quo. Under these conditions, Israelis and Palestinians are losing hope for a […]

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Want To End Israeli Occupation — Without BDS? This New Guide Tells You How.

By Mira Sucharov

Israel supporters who are deeply troubled by occupation are often in a bind. If the non-violent tool of BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) against Israel is considered treyf by most of the Jewish community, and if many Israel supporters themselves are loath to invoke a blanket boycott on the country, then what can they do? […]

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UK Jewish Leader Urges Israel to Change Course

By Ameinu Office

Sir Mick Davis is a lay leader of Britain’s Jewish community, described for his article in the online magazine Tablet, “How Israel Is Feeding BDS,” as “chairman of the Jewish Leadership Council in the United Kingdom and Founding Partner of X2 Resources LLP.” A business executive who grew up in South Africa (where he graduated […]

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Progressive Academic Teach-In Invitation

By Scholars for Israel and Palestine
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We Must Tackle Extremist Ideas on Multiple Fronts

By Hussein Ibish

An increasing number of prominent political and religious leaders have been calling for the development of new Arab narratives to counteract the growth of violent extremism. It’s almost a new consensus, but there is little sign of any real movement. Calling for the development of new discourses is, in effect, just talking about talking. So, […]

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Progressive Academics Condemn Discriminatory Declaration at Durban (South Africa) University

By Alliance for Academic Freedom

Violation of Progressive Values and the Legacy of the Struggle Against Apartheid New York, NY – February 20, 2015 CONTACT: Professor Cary Nelson 217-356-0649 217-390-7901 or Gideon Aronoff 212 366-1194 (After hours 347-583-7277) The Alliance for Academic Freedom (AAF) condemns without qualification the call by the Students Representative Council (SRC) at the Durban […]

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