Tag Archives: Israel

Gaita beneath the Bombs

I went last night to an event at a bookshop in St Kilda that could have been a useful and unusual event – an opportunity for very comfortable Westerners to get some taste of what it’s like to be under … Continue reading

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The name game

There’s a fascinating piece from the New York Review of Books called “The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment,” written by Peter Beinart. Anyone with a passing or more interest in the Middle East should read it. It’s full of … Continue reading

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Who’s Next?, as Tom Lehrer sang

OK, so the name should have been a give-away, but I am slightly obtuse. Gideon Rachman, one of the most worthwhile reads in the FT (which is going some) is, almost certainly, of the Hebraic persuasion, as the ol’ anti-Semite … Continue reading

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I ain’t marchin’ anymore.

Radio I had the privilege of listening to Emporer Lib Dem Nick Clegg on the radio this morning. He started out with the obligatory and Ritual Invocations of Israel’s right to defend itself. (No talk of morality or proportionality or … Continue reading

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