Thursday, October 6, 2011

Israel Doesn't Want Peace Nearly as Much as It Wants the West Bank

This slideshow from Peace Now shows how it's being done. With thanks to Mondoweiss for posting it.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Ben-Hur and how the Los Angeles Times swallowed revised Jewish/Palestinian history whole

The excellent blog Mondoweiss describes a particularly interesting (I would say amusing but it's not really funny) example of the way in which Israel lobby groups try to distort the truth about Israel and Palestine. It's also an example of how easily newspapers like the L.A. Times are cowed into submission by such groups, even at the price of accuracy.

Please read it at the link.