New research has uncovered an Israeli military operation commanded by Moshe Dayan whose goal was to forcibly remove Bedouin Palestinians from their lands. The documents reveal an orderly state expulsion plan, which continues today… Israel has evicted the Bedouin from the Negev village of Al-Arakib dozens of times, but they keep coming back. Israeli forces then demolish their homes again
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Israeli author Shlomo Sand writes: Zionism – the idea of a “Jewish State” – was at first fully secular and socialist, but how to define “a Jew” in a way that includes both the religious and the nonreligious (and no Arabs)? Eventually, religious features were appropriated and nationalized: the “need” for more land became a holy pact with God; Israel is only for Jews, not “all of its citizens.”
Largely ignored by critics have been Israel’s increasing theocratic tendencies – the growth of Israel’s extremist religious population and the emergence of a class of influential rabbis who endorse the killing of non-Jews and preach genocide…
Israel is fighting corruption from the highest places in government, right on down to the household help. Read about a handful of the many scandals reaching back decades and involving many previous leaders.