NEWSER: Airline Fined for Kicking Non-Jewish Flyer Off Plane

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Pro-Palestinian activist was removed for having no Israeli passport.

Oscar-Nominated Palistinian Film-Maker Detained by Immigration

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Even with the official Oscars nomination and invitations, immigration officials didn’t believe that a Palestinian farmer had been nominated for an Academy Award.

No Israeli Boots on the Ground


If this becomes a ground game, the U.S. should impose economic and trade sanctions against Israel.

I’m an American Living in Israel and I’m going to Jail Rather Than Join the Israeli Defense Forces

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Moriel Rothman is refusing to serve in the IDF an act of protest against what he sees as an unjust and evil system. Here is his story.

Open Thread: What Do You Think of Romney’s Support of Israeli Strike Against Iran?

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Open Discussion: What do you think of Mitt Romney’s speech wherein he seems to pledge US backing of an Israeli strike against Iran.

Palestinian Hunger Strike

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HeatherN comments on the recent Palestinian hunger strike.

Dr. Robert Weissberg, Racism, and The Collective Shame of Bigotry

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In response to Dr. Robert Weissberg’s defense of a derogatory Yiddish word, Zek J. Evets raises a challenge to call out those who stay silent in the face of bigotry.

A Sad Day with a Silver Lining


Atalwin Polin shares his story of globe-trotting, heartbreak, and new friends.

Being in a Difficult Place With Beautiful People


Atalwin Pilon can’t tell you where he is right now.