Palestine at the Crossroads — by: Stuart Rees on Tikkun org

At its national conference at the end of July, the Australian Labor Party will be voting on a motion to recognize the State of Palestine. The outcome may be symbolic, yet it could mark a shift in a country where politicians of any persuasion have been so intimidated by the Israel lobby that they find…

Don’t Say We Did Not Know: One Man’s Struggle to Bring the Truth to Light — by Mechapesset Atid on Tikkun org|Zealot Zionists are steering Israel towards destruction

“Don’t Say We Did Not Know” is the defense invoked by Germans after World War II. Activist Amos Gvirtz’s mission is to ensure that this excuse cannot be used by Israelis when asked to answer for crimes against Palestinians. Credit: Donna Baranski-Walker. When accused of being a traitor to Israel, as Amos Gvirtz has sometimes…

Netanyahu’s Fantasy World — by Rabbi Michael Lerner / "I am not focused in the politics of this, I am not focused on the theatre," —President Obama / Read some reaction on the Zionist PM’s speech

Netanyahu’s speech to Congress was brilliantly deceitful because it played to the fantasies that Israeli propaganda and right wing militarists in the United States have been popularizing for the past thirty years. “If you take out Saddam, Saddam’s regime, I guarantee you that it will have enormous positive reverberations on the region,” said Israeli Prime…

“Names of God” — by Matthew Fox on Tikkun org

Ancient Buddhist texts claim that “God has a million faces.” This perspective is just one of many among different religions and cultures that describe a diverse array of names given to God. Credit: Davi Barker sell1234.wix.com/eccentric-circle and Tikkun Daily Gallery. Fourteenth-century mystic and activist Meister Eckhart says “all the names we give to God come…

Books: “Embracing Israel/Palestine” — by Rabbi Michael Lerner

  .About the Author ……..Table of Contents……..Study Guide ……………………..Promote Peace ……………Tell the Media …….Order the Book Rabbi Michael Lerner, best-selling author of The Left Hand of God and editor of Tikkun magazine, is now making the case for why peace activists must be BOTH pro-Israel and pro-Palestine. Rabbi Lerner first tells the story of this…

MediaOne Services – Rabbi MIchael Lerner (Video Interview with Rabbi Michael Lerner on CNN)

Source: MediaOne Services Published on 7 Aug 2014 Rabbi MIchael Lerner, author of “Embracing Israel/Palestine” and Chairman of the Interfaith Network of Spirit appears on CNN, discussing the situation in Gaza and Israel. “The way to end this struggle is to end the occupation”. ——————————————— MediaOne Services is a San Francisco-based video production company that…

Israel: The Dream Dies — by MJ Rosenberg on Tikkun org

By: MJ Rosenberg Nobody I know is interested in talking about Israel anymore.I think that may be because virtually all my friends are essentially pro-Israel and have supported Israel their entire lives. Now their attitude is “what’s there to say?” as if Israel was a friend with an alcohol problem who, despite everyone’s best efforts,…

For your Passover Seders or Easter Gatherings – By Rabbi Michael Lerner on Tikkun Org

A note from Rabbi Michael Lerner ( Read our Passover Seder Haggadah Supplement at http://www.tikkun.org/nextgen/for-your-passover-seders-or-easter-gatherings. Useful for Easter too–share it with your friends! Passover and Easter celebrate the renewal or resurrection of hope. And our Passover Seder supplement should be useful to Christians as well as Jews–in fact, anyone who  is going to participate in…