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Racism remains a cornerstone of Israeli society

  • Ahmad Tibi, a leading Palestinian member of Israel’s Knesset (Parliament), did not pull any punches when he recently told me the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is racist and the main obstacle to Middle East peace. Elected to the Knesset in 1999, Tibi heads Ta’al (the Arab Movem...

The hard truth about Qatar’s ‘soft power’ failure

  • The cost runs into hundreds of billions of dollars — but has it been money down the drain for Doha? Qatar has over the past years spent big on so-called “soft power” moves, from the launch of Al Jazeera English in 2006, to the controversial bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022, to its invest...

Highlighting companies that contribute to abuses of Palestinians

  • There are two Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movements, which can be confusing. Some want to boycott specific companies and products made on illegal Israeli settlements (the original intent of BDS), while the other wants to boycott anything that is Jewish and Israeli (the new and...

Christian Arabs hardly receive any support from the Arab world

  • Shady Srour, a Palestinian-Christian filmmaker based in Nazareth, has produced a comedic film called “Holy Air,” which has received huge promotional support from Israeli activists. It is about a fictional character who devises a scheme to sell bottled air from the Holy Land to enrich himself and...