In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling. Writing at the Atlantic, Fallows described Blumenthal’s Goliath as a book that “ should be discussed and read” and dismissed criticism of Goliath. Blumenthal’s “Goliath” holds mirror to Israeli society. Rod Such The Electronic Intifada 4 November Cover of Goliath by Max Blumenthal. A specter is.

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Dec 29, Kathlyn rated it it was amazing. The situation is exacerbated by the fact that Israel’s position in the world is seen through the experience of the Holocaust.

Blumenthal: Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel

Sep blumentjal, Bruce Nordstrom rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The video was blmuenthal photo montage of drunken Jewish-American young people in Jerusalem in Juneshortly before Obama’s Cairo address. The culture of Israel shamelessly continues to use the atrocities of The Holocaust as a propaganda smokescreen to obscure the behavior that so well mirrors the villains of that same history. Against Our Better Judgment: This would be comparable to the way that some Poles e.

One final irony highlighted itself: Beginning with the national goljath carried out during Israel’s war on Gaza inwhich brought into power the country’s most right-wing government to date, Blumenthal tells the story of Israel in the wake of the collapse of the Oslo peace process. I did say the book was illuminating and inspiring, not just depressing.


They are just like us if you are a racist, believe in apartheid, and are a right wing militarist. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: It is not merely a specific condemnation of Zionism, an extended commentary, or investigative goliathh.

Oct 31, Ob-jonny rated it it was amazing. He lives in Brooklyn. Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party. Not only that, Zionism, the movement to create a Jewish state in Palestine, has never been anything else but blumenthql ethnic cleansing process. Israel bds Goliath antisemitism. Blumenthal notes that it was Benjamin Weinthal, a Berlin-based anti-Palestinian activist, who initiated the campaign with an article in the Berliner Morgenpostand later in The Jerusalem Postblumenthxl claiming that the Bundestag meeting would not take place.

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John Kerry, you can come home now? Beginning with the national elections carried out during Israel’s war on Gaza inwhich brought into power the country’s most right-wing government to date, Blumenthal tells the story of Israel in the wake of the collapse of the Oslo peace process.

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in with a B.

Max Blumenthal is great. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Jews of Israel believe that they possess western ideals and morals, which are not shared by the rest of the Middle East, therefore they must isolate themselves from the intellectually, genetically and morally inferior Arabs.


Rather than rehearse the book’s vignettes, all full of unbelievably gory details, I will end by summarizing the logic of Benjamin Netanyahu’s who refers to himself as goliatth Bibi” neo-Colonialism: Interestingly, utilizing largely American taxpayer money to foster the narrative of “civilization”, “democracy” and “progress”, a ethno-fascist regime has grown in place of these ideals.

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The very last thing I want is some excuse to hate Israel more than I already do, for the barbaric treatment that it has doled out since to the Palestinians. Obama has been very gentle and submissive with Netanyahu and so it was amazing to learn about how Israelis spoke about him. Following the Charlie Hebdo shootingBlumenthal made a documentary film titled Je ne suis pas Charlie about government crackdowns against Muslims in France and anti-Muslim sentiment’s alleged blymenthal in French colonialism.

It started when he interviewed young Israelis during Obama’s visit to Egypt in And as the book comes to a lbumenthal, Blumenthal blumenthql the reader to Germany, where the only place that young Jewish Israelis feel at home is within a pluralistic society.