Sunday, June 13, 2010


Joan Peters' book From Time Immemorial
Finkelstein is credited by Avi Shlaim, Adam Shatz, Noam Chomsky and others with exposing Joan Peters' book From Time Immemorial as a "fraud" and "a monumental hoax"

The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering, Holocaust as an "ideological weapon

Judt, Tony, "Israel: The Alternative". New York Review of Books becoming a "belligerently intolerant, faith-driven ethno state." He called for the conversion of "Israel from a Jewish state to a binational one"

2006, Jan 26
Hamas Victory scored an overwhelming victory in Wednesday's Palestinian legislative electionsRAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan. 26 — The radical Islamic party

2006, February 22,
Dov Weissglasm prime minister's advisor "It's like an appointment with a dietician. The Palestinians will get a lot thinner, but won't die,"

2006, In February
John Hagee revived a movement focused on the support of Israel.
Christians United for Israel was created CUFI and its July 2006 Summit was instrumental in the founding of Israel Allies Caucus in the United States Congress

March 2006
The Israel Lobby, John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt

March 2006
Philip Weiss began an online political blog, Mondo Weiss

2006, June 10 "Death on the Beach: Seven Palestinians killed as Israeli shells hit family picnic".

2006, July, Lebanon War, also called the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War and known in Lebanon as the July War

2006, November 30,
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid...Jimmy Carter In His Own Words

June 2007
Finkelstein denied tenure at DePaul. is credited by Avi Shlaim, Adam Shatz, Noam Chomsky and others with exposing Joan Peters' book From Time Immemorial as a "fraud" and "a monumental hoax"

2008, On July 22
CUFI held their National Night to Honor Israel.
Senator Lieberman opened his speech by saying "I am your brother Joseph.", compared Hagee to Moses.

Winter, 2008 2009
Operation Cast Lead, Gaza War was a three-week armed conflict that took place in the Gaza Strip during the winter of 2008–2009. It was codenamed Operation Cast

2009, 29 January
Erdoğan attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, the debate became heated in relation to the Gaza conflict. The Israeli President Shimon Peres was heavily criticized by Erdogan. Erdoğan accused the moderator that Peres had even longer time than all the other panelists combined.[29][30] The moderator, David Ignatius
"one minute"

2009, July 20–23,
CUFI will hold their next annual Washington Summit

2009, Monday, December 28,
First Year Anniversary of Gaza War, 3.5 months, media circus
The aid convoy, stranded in Aqaba, Jordan, for five days, on its way to the Gaza Strip, turns back to Syria after Cairo's refusal to let it cross through its territory. The 80-vehicle aid convoy passed through Istanbul in early December after crossing into Turkey through the Ipsala border gate. Some 70 more vehicles, including 47 from the United States, were expected to join the convoy in the Mediterranean port city of Mersin. Viva Palestina founder George Galloway. Two simultaneous convoys - one by land the other by sea - will set forth on SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12th

2010, On Jan. 16,
team of senior military officers from the U.S. Central Command to brief Adm. Michael Mullen on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. growing perception among Arab leaders that the U.S. was incapable of standing up to Israel, that CENTCOM's mostly Arab constituency was losing faith in American promises, that Israeli intransigence on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was jeopardizing U.S. standing in the region, and that Mitchell himself was (as a senior Pentagon officer later bluntly described it) "too old, too slow ... and too late."

February 8, 2010
Leon Wieseltier
Something Much Darker: Andrew Sullivan has a serious problem.

After Gaza, the increasingly liberal Sullivan could not take it anymore. He remains pro-Israel is disgusted by Israel's behavior in Gaza. Plus, he can't stand the neocons. Here's my summation. "Andrew Sullivan always had theological problems with Jews because they don't get the Trinity. For awhile he laid that aside. But now his virulent hatred of Israel and people like Krauthammer has caused him to revert to who he originally was. He is a Jew-hater."

2010, On Mar 9
Israel's decision to approve 1,600 new homes in an ultra-Orthodox East Jerusalem neighborhood is undermining Middle East peace talks, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Earlier Tuesday, the Interior Ministry approved the building of 1,600 new housing units in Ramat Shlomo, with a ministry official saying the plan will expand the ultra-Orthodox East Jerusalem neighborhood to the east and to the south.

2010, On Mar 14
Petraeus leak

The New York Review of Books
The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment
by Peter Beinart

2010, May 31
Gaza Flotilla, seven Turks murdered.

Avigail Abarbanel, Medea Benjamin, Gilad Atzmon, Richard Falk, Jerry Haber at Magnes Zionist, Rebecca Vilkomerson at Jewish Voice for Peace, Cecilie Surasky at JVP, Richard Silverstein, Daniel Fleshler, Max Blumenthal, Tony Judt, Joel Kovel, Lynda Brayer, Cecilie Surasky, Rabbi Brant Rosen, Neve Gordon, John J Mearsheimer, Stephen M Walt, Norman Finklestein, Uri Avnery, Shlomo Sand, Benny Morris, Ilan Pappé, Richard Silverstein, Michael Neumann, Naomi Klein, Joel Kovel, Tony Judt, Richard Falk, Gideon Levy, Amira Hass, Philip Weiss, Jefferey Blankfort, Ze'ev Maoz, Philip Weiss, Adam Horowitz, Glenn Greenwald, Amira Hass/ Gideon Levy, Tony Karon of Rootless Cosmopolitan, Jeff Halper Cofounder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions

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