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Can Gantz overcome a divide within his party and oust Netanyahu? – Haaretz

| March 10, 2020

Israels latest election divided its opposition party, Kahol Lavan, into two camps. One side, headed by party leader Benny Gantz, seeks a minority government supported by the Arab Joint List. Gantz is supported by Yair Lapid and even Moshe Yaalon, who is more right-wing than the rest

CURTAIN CALL: Check out music and theatre at GC this week – The Union-Recorder

| March 10, 2020

...Wait til I come back to your side, well forget the tears we cried. Well, you just have to wait a few more weeks for the Milledgeville Players production of Samuel Becketts classic play Waiting for Godot. OK, Ill cool it with the wait references for a bit

Ahmad Tibi: ‘Eretz Yisrael’ a Colonialist Term, ‘Judea and Samaria’ Disgusting – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| March 10, 2020

Photo Credit: David Cohen/Flash90 The expression Eretz Yisrael (Land of Israel) is colonialist, and not only do I not accept it, I oppose it, is that clear? MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint Arab List) told hosts Ben Kaspit and Yinon Magal in an interview on radio station 103FM Monday morning. Tibi added: I reject with disgust the phrase Judea and Samaria, it is the Palestinian West Bank, in the occupied Palestinian territories.

World Zionist Congress elections: Herut – Forward

| March 10, 2020

The Forward invited the 15 parties contending for the World Zionist Congress elections, which end March 11, to write an article about why readers should support them. Nine responded by our deadline (well happily publish the others; contact kunza@forward.com).

Bernie Sanders endorsed by Imam who said ISIS is ‘arm of the Zionists’ – The Jerusalem Post

| March 10, 2020

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was endorsed at a recent rally on Saturday by an imam who has previously claimed that ISIS atrocities benefit Zionists, and claimed falsely that Israel was never targeted by ISIS. According to reports by London-based news outlet Middle East Eye, Sayed Hassan al-Qazwini, a local imam, addressed a Dearborn rally in Arabic on Saturday, encouraging support for Sanders

Urgency and Compromise: Progressives Run for the World Zionist Congress – Jewish Currents

| March 10, 2020

THE WORLD ZIONIST CONGRESS (WZC)an international parliamentary body comprised of Jews from Israel, the United States, and the rest of the diasporais in the final days of itsweeks-long election to select US delegates. These delegates will represent US Jewry at the 38th WZC in October, where the self-described parliament of the Jewish people, which assembles twice a decade, will administer the disbursement of nearly $5 billion for Israel-related projects over the next five years. To participate in the contestwhich is open to most adult Jews who are permanent residents of the USvoters must do two things: pay a small fee ($7.50, or $5 for those age 25 or younger), and click a button to affirm that they sign on to the Jerusalem Program, a platform of Zionist beliefs most recently amended by the congress in 2004.

The Iranian threat and the World Zionist Congress elections – Middle East – Arutz Sheva

| March 10, 2020

Qassem Soleimani's funeral in Kerman, Iran Reuters Sponsored by ZOA Click here to vote Iranian funded terror must be stopped.

Resisting Trumps Deal of the Century as I learned from my Sitti Tamam – Mondoweiss

| March 10, 2020

When it comes to Trumps Deal of the Century, all of my family in the besieged Gaza Strip feel disappointed, but not surprised. Being survivors of Israeli apartheid and blockades has taught them to focus on one thing: Palestinian liberation.

On politics and pretenses – Ynetnews

| March 10, 2020

This week began badly for those vying for an end of the Netanyahu area, and ended on a more positive note as the disappointment with the election results was replaced by a sober view of reality. Recognizing the moment as the point of no return in terms of their own political futures, Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman and Blue & White head Benny Gantz reached an understanding - if not an actual agreement - on their strategic objectives going forward

‘Fire, fire!’: A Guide to the Music of Palestinian-Swedish Band Kofia – Palestine Chronicle

| March 10, 2020

Palestine My Land, Kofia, Album Cover. (Photo: Supplied) By Louis Brehony Since the Nakba, Palestinian art and culture have walked a fine line between maintaining tradition and absorbing other modes of expression


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