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Gandhi’s grandson comes to Palestine

Ha’aretz reports that Arun Gandhi – the grandson of the leader of the Indian independence movement – is coming to Palestine to lead a new campaign for Palestinian independence using the Gandhian principles of non-violence. Full story at Ha’aretz. Click…

Has Zionism Hijacked Judaism?

At News From Babylon, author William Hughes speaks with Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss of Neturei Karta outside the White House where a coalition calling itself “Jews United Against Zionism” protested Ariel Sharon’s visit. Rabbi Weiss — who wore a sign…

LGF Gets Back What It Dishes Out

Recently there has been a renewed round of criticism from all across the blogosphere directed towards the immensely popular war blog Little Green Footballs (LGF). Such popular sites as Metafilter, Daily Kos, and Winds of Change have led the charge…

Killing the Messenger

The Jewish Week is reporting that Rabbi Paul Joseph of Temple Emanuel in Lynbrook, L.I. may have been fired from his job for criticizing Israel’s and America’s current direction in a sermon. In the article, the Rabbi is quoted as…

The Gun and the Olive Branch

Rabbi Ascherman describes the settlers at Mitzpeh Yitzar as ”fanatical and violent”. [He] found it disturbing that the children of the original wave of settlers were more violent and hard-line than their parent’s generation. ”It’s very sad, the fist wave…