Limmud Oz, Tracker Debate

I’ve had an increase in traffic over the last week or so. I imagine it’s for people who want to find out about the Limmud Oz bans and my take on it. Sorry, I really don’t have time to write about that again. I wrote some thoughts at Overland. Other things to mention: Robin Margo … Continue reading

Australian NIF

I imagine if I said anything nice about its pending launch, that may well be used to condemn it. To my mind, that reflects that it is more interested in being respectable than in doing or saying anything worthwhile. I don’t really expect very much from it. I went to an NIF talk at Emanuel, … Continue reading

The Gaza blockade before the Gaza invasion

I wrote about a wikileak on Gaza here. The cables said Israel told U.S. officials in 2008 it would keep Gaza’s economy “on the brink of collapse” while avoiding a humanitarian crisis, according to U.S. diplomatic cables published by a Norwegian daily on Wednesday. … “As part of their overall embargo plan against Gaza, Israeli … Continue reading