The media has done a decent job eviscerating Trump’s acceptance speech and its panoply of lies. So I don’t need to go over well-ploughed ground. But I did want to note several Mideast-related foreign policy lies which have been neglected in media commentary. First, Trump said that Iran “Iran is on the path to nuclear […]
I read a wonderful review of a new album, Baghani, by the Palestinian performer Amal Murkus that made me want to go right out and buy it–or at least listen to it. Unfortunately, you can’t–at least not easily, since no Israeli record company is yet distributing it (it figures). One of my Facebook Friends pointed […]
When you are a political activist facing a sentence of life to be handed down by a security state in which all the levers of power are arrayed against you; when you are a father and husband facing the prospect of never seeing your daughters till they themselves are grown, married and with children of […]
Forward’s former managing editor, J.J. Goldberg Now here’s a slightly scary thought: the tired, liberal Zionist newspaper editorialist could be a brother of Palestinian national poet, Mahmoud Darwish. Food for thought?