zionism

International Council Correspondence Volume 3, Number 4

The Volume 3, Number 4 (April 1937) issue of International Council Correspondence.

Thatʹs Funny, You Donʹt Look Anti‐Semitic - Steve Cohen

An anti-racist analysis of left anti-semitism, originally written in 1984. Available online (http://you-dont-look-anti-semitic.blogspot.be) and as a pdf (see below).

The proletariat and the Israeli-Palestinian question

The proletariat & the Israeli-Palestinian Question

The conflict in Palestine is tragic in many respects - it seems eternal, and it has lasted a long time and seems to have no end. The whole ruling capitalist world including its mass media machinery creates extremely close attention, but very little is done to stop open barbarism that is about the super strong Israeli side that continually oppress and humiliate its weak counterpart, i.e., Palestinian semi-sate. However, the heavy price for these militaristic demos is normally paid by the masses, mainly from Palestinian side.

Self and other in Zionism: Palestine and Israel in recent Hebrew literature - Haim Bresheeth

Amos Oz.

Haim Bresheeth looks at perceptions of the relationship between Israelis and Palestinians through looking at Zionist Hebrew literature, particularly the writings of left-Zionist writers such as Amos Oz, pointing out the deep roots of Zionist racism and neo-colonial attitudes towards Palestinians.

Israel: politics, myths and identity crises - Akiva Orr

Akiva Orr examines the politics and ideology of Zionism and demystifies the notion of the 'Jewish state' as well as that of the 'rights of nations' more generally.

The other Israel: the radical case against zionism

Classic critique from 1972 by pioneering Israeli anti-zionist socialist group Matzpen against the Israeli state and the origins of the Arab-Jewish conflict in the Middle-East.

The unJewish state: the politics of Jewish identity in Israel - Akiva Orr

Akiva Orr.

Akiva Orr looks at the failure of Israel's founders to provide a source for modern Jewish identity via a secular Jewish state, providing an original analysis of the arguments around the construction of Israeli and Jewish identities using source material from government debates translated for the first time.

The political economy of the West Bank 1967-1987: from peripheralisation to development - Adel Samara

An Israeli soldier watches Palestinians flee to Jordan from the West Bank, 1967.

Discussion on the general features of the political economy of the West Bank from 1967 to 1987 and how the Israeli state has both destroyed and transformed it.

The tortured dilemma - Haim Bresheeth

Dov Yermiya, Israeli war veteran and author of 'My War Diary'.

Review of two books summing up left-wing zionism's approach to Israeli war.