Why Single Israel Out?

by Alan Rutkowski   WHY SINGLE ISRAEL OUT? This is a question often posed to those of us, Jews and non-Jews, who oppose Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and advocate for Palestinian rights. After all, Israel is, as they say, the “only democracy in the region.” Of course, calling Israel a democracy glosses over the roughly […]

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Again with the Double Standard

by Myriam Miedzian IMAGINE A DISTRICT ATTORNEY ADVOCATING that a usually law-abiding citizen be judged much more harshly when committing an illegal act — cheating on taxes? sniffing coke? assaulting a man who attempted to rape his daughter? — than a Mafia don responsible for countless homicides, drug dealings, prostitution. Why? Because the first citizen basically respects the […]

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