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There are seven reasons why Ari Shavit’s seven reasons to recognize Israel as a Jewish state form the primary basis for conflict rather than offer any solution. Here I address his hyper-nationalistic detritus one point at a time. An (Exclusivist) National Home The first argument he makes is that “the supreme goal of Zionism is […]

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A portrait of Gaza

by Yaniv Reich on November 3, 2009

(Photo credit: Christian Als / New Yorker) Leave it to the New Yorker to provide such a haunting portrait of Gaza. One aspect of the article that I think is excellent is that because its filled with so much ugly detail about Israeli and Hamas’ actions, it seems to jar deeply and offend every ideologue […]

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