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Diaspora Jewry needs to let go of idealised Israel

April 11, 2009

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Jeff Halper April 10, 2009 A funny thing happened to me on my way to synagogue in Sydney; my scheduled talk was cancelled. Granted, I am very critical of Israel’s policies of occupation and doubt whether a two-state solution is still possible given the extent of Israel’s settlements. But this hardly warrants the demonisation to […]

NOXIOUS CULTURE OF SILENCE IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

March 12, 2009

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MEDIA RELEASE The Emanuel Synagogue Woollahra has rescinded its invitation to Israeli peace activist, Professor Jeff Halper, to speak at the synagogue on 23rd March. This follows the axing by the Australian Jewish News of an advertisement for Professor Halper’s other meetings in Sydney.Professor Halper is Coordinator of the Israeli Committee against Housing Demolitions (ICAHD). […]