Zionist Left Support for Bloody Assaults on Gaza Signifies Its Erasure from Israel’s Political Map

By Tikva Honig-Parnass Introduction The aim of this article is to pinpoint the explicit and implicit support of the Zionist Left intellectuals usually identified with Labor or Meretz for the brutal attacks on Gaza since 2006. This support is a new stage in the Left intellectuals’ loyalty to the state and its oppressive policies against […]

Zionist Left Support for Bloody Assaults on Gaza Signifies Its Erasure from Israel’s Political Map

By Tikva Honig-Parnass Introduction The aim of this article is to pinpoint the explicit and implicit support of the Zionist Left intellectuals usually identified with Labor or Meretz for the brutal attacks on Gaza since 2006. This support is a new stage in the Left intellectuals’ loyalty to the state and its oppressive policies against […]

Israel’s False Peace and the ‘Islamist Bogeyma’

By Iqbal Jassat – Johannesburg What is it about proclamations of “peace” that allows injustice to continue unhindered? Its a question applicable to governments, security institutions, media columnists and pro-Israel lobbies who regularly espouse a passion for “peace in the Holy Land”. While on the surface it appears to be a perfectly normal and laudable aspiration, […]

Israel’s False Peace and the ‘Islamist Bogeyma’

By Iqbal Jassat – Johannesburg What is it about proclamations of “peace” that allows injustice to continue unhindered? Its a question applicable to governments, security institutions, media columnists and pro-Israel lobbies who regularly espouse a passion for “peace in the Holy Land”. While on the surface it appears to be a perfectly normal and laudable aspiration, […]

‘Worlding’ (Post) Modernism: Interpretive Possibilities of Critical Theory – Book Review

Reviewed by A. Clare Brandabur  (Haidar Eid. Worlding Postmodernism: Interpretive Possibilities of Critical Theory. Roman Books.) In hıs New Yorker review of a new biography of Paul de Man (The Double Life of Paul de Man by Evelyn Barish), Louis Menand speaks of a crisis in the world of literary theory: “Twenty-five years ago, literary […]

‘Worlding’ (Post) Modernism: Interpretive Possibilities of Critical Theory – Book Review

Reviewed by A. Clare Brandabur  (Haidar Eid. Worlding Postmodernism: Interpretive Possibilities of Critical Theory. Roman Books.) In hıs New Yorker review of a new biography of Paul de Man (The Double Life of Paul de Man by Evelyn Barish), Louis Menand speaks of a crisis in the world of literary theory: “Twenty-five years ago, literary […]