The newly elected Israeli Labour leader Isaac Herzog sat down to discuss the Britain-Israel relationship with Toby Greene, the deputy editor of Fathom, and Richard Pater, head of BICOM in Israel.
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The struggle for justice for the Palestinians is an urgent and necessary one, but is utterly discredited by allying ourselves with reactionaries.
When Sharon fell into his coma, Israel was left with the question: what if?
Israel’s worst fear is the P5+1 signing a deal that leaves Iran closer than it can live with to a nuclear bomb.
This week the effort to get the two sides of the Israeli Palestinian conflict negotiating again paid off.
Whilst it is easy to rattle off reasons why things won’t work out in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, it is important not to overstate these, nor to lose sight of factors which could play in favour of a successful outcome
According to James’s Joyce’s character Leopold Blum, reading your own obituary gives you a new lease of life. Proponents of the two-state solution should perhaps then be grateful to those declaring it dead. As I argue in a new paper for the Foreign Policy Centre, the two-state solution is not dead, and in fact remains both attainable and indispensable.
Every last thing about Gary Spedding’s argument in favour of boycotting Histadrut, Israel’s free and democratic Israeli trade union movement, is wrong. Speeding does not so much put a left foot forward as trip over his own feet.
The idea of nations and peoples cooperating instead of fixating on individual respective national interests is popular in trade union movements due to the strongly held principles of solidarity that come with trade unionism.