Bombing of Gaza, drawing by Palestinian artist Maisara Baroud, shared by Majed Bamya, deputy permanent observer of the state of Palestine to the UN, Dec. 22, 2023

Genocide in Gaza — Enabled by the U.S.

This is an updated version of this earlier article. by Jeff Klein In a historic January 26 ruling, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague judged “plausible” that Israel’s assault on Gaza since October constitutes Genocide. This could be a sign that Israel […]


Palestinian Lives Matter

by Jeff Klein When the slogan “Black Lives Matter” was popularized after a wave of police murdering unarmed African Americans, there were those – even well-meaning people – who were puzzled. Don’t all lives matter? Activists had to explain: Of course, all lives matter, but […]


The Panic Over “Israeli Democracy”

By Jeff Klein The supposed struggle for “Israeli democracy” has been a major story lately here in the US. Coverage has been featured on the front pages of our mainstream media, as well as in a flood of commentary from the world of liberal punditocracy. The prominent […]