Author Archives: Committee for Open Discussion of Zionism

The Political Economy of Israeli Apartheid and the Specter of Genocide

by William I. Robinson – 19 September 2014, Truthout http://truth-out.org/news/item/26254-the-political-economy-of-israeli-apartheid-and-the-specter-of-genocide Palestinian children light candles in commemoration of their former home, Zafer Tower No. 4, once an 11-story apartment building, in Gaza City, Sept. 11, 2014. (Photo: Wissam Nassar / The … Continue reading

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University of Illinois fires professor Steven Salaita after Gaza massacre tweets

by Ali Abunimah – 6 August 2014, Electronic Intifada http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/university-illinois-fires-professor-steven-salaita-after-gaza-massacre-tweets Steven Salaita was fired from his position as associate professor in the American Indian Studies program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) apparently over views critical of Israel, … Continue reading

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‘Dear American Jewish community, It’s time to talk about Zionism’

by Benjamin Silverman – 1 August 2014, Mondoweiss http://mondoweiss.net/2014/08/american-community-zionism.html Dear American Jewish Community, Its time for us to talk. I know for many of you that you still don’t want to talk – many of you have spent the last … Continue reading

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The Brutal Failure of Zionism

Israel’s renewed slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza – after failed peace talks and ethnic slayings by both sides – is further proof that the Zionist experiment has failed and that the only reasonable way forward is to recognize the equal … Continue reading

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‘Let’s talk about Zionism,’ is message at July 4 parade in Wellfleet, MA

by Phil Weiss, with Abdeen Jabara and Bruce Taub – 7 July 2014, Mondoweiss http://mondoweiss.net/2014/07/zionism-message-wellfleet.html Above is a sweet video of the July 4th Parade in Wellfleet, MA, last week. (Videographer is anonymous, posted by Holly Maguigan.) You can see … Continue reading

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Our Wretched Jewish State

Now we know: In the Jewish state, there is pity and humane feelings only for Jews, rights only for the Chosen People. The Jewish state is only for Jews. by Gideon Levy – 7 July 2014, Haaretz http://windowintopalestine.blogspot.com/2014/07/our-wretched-jewish-state.html The youths … Continue reading

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Palestinian Freedom Rally – Wellfleet, MA – July 4, 2014

–Featuring CODZ member Abdeen Jabara

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