Video clip with Gideon Levy, Haaretz

I caught up with Gideon Levy after a close to 2 hour talk by him to a packed room at Wits University in Johannesburg. Let there be no doubt about it–his words would be discomforting to both the left and right, but for different reasons.

AJDS letter to Brendan O’Connor MP- Asylum Seekers on hunger strike at Broadmeadows detention centre

Please send your own form letter through this link and see here  for more information and updates about what is going on and what can be done.  Please see below the text of a letter to Brendan O’Connor MP, Minister for Immigration cc: The Honourable Mark Dreyfus QC MP 15/04/2013 Dear Minister, We, the Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS), are […]

The AJDS and the JCCV – A comment

There is controversy about the AJDS-supported campaign for people to not buy products from the settlements. In response to an article on Galusaustralis, Harold Zwier made this comment, which is worth quoting in its entirety.

Who is a Liberal Zionist?

The real dispute is not between the one-staters and the two-staters, but between those who hold that the collective right of a settler people to self-determination trumps the human and civil rights of the indigenous natives, and those who do not.