Friday, December 23, 2016

The Nakedness of the Israeli Left


Excluding a fifth of Israel’s citizens from their political calculations is not worthy of being called the left.

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Israeli Media Is Hostile

The media sought out cheap Arabist manipulators who tried to bring depth to their analyses and assert that the fires were linked to terror.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Mosque Loudspeakers Disturb The Arabs Too


People in the Arab world suffer greatly from this worrying phenomenon and are seeking a solution to it, and Muslim clerics are likewise working to resolve it.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Ghostlight Choir | The song about the child

Concert


Ghostlight Choir ||

The song about the child


Text: Salman Masalha

Composer: Sivan Eldar

Friday, October 21, 2016

Solomon’s Mosque is in our hands

Islam Has Never Denied the Jewish Connection to Jerusalem.


On the contrary, anywhere you look in early Islamic literature, if it discusses the city at all you’ll find its Jewish connection.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Jewish and degenerate

Racism and chauvinism, regardless of which side they come from, destroy every bit of gray matter in the human brain

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Mahmoud Darwish || ID Card


The Mahmoud Darwish Poem That Enraged Lieberman and Regev

An Army Radio discussion of an early work by Mahmoud Darwish has caused an uproar.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

When Arabs Were Freedom Fighters for Israel

 There was a time when 'Israeli independence' was the chief focus of the left’s leaders, Jews and Arabs alike.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Arab Man is the Problem, The Arab Woman is the Solution

Archive (2004): 

In an article titled "The Arab Man is the Problem, The [Arab] Woman Is the Solution," Israeli Arab author and poet Salman Masalha is harshly critical of the situation of women in Arab countries, and argues that women's equality will put an end to the backwardness of Arab and Islamic society. The following are excerpts from his article: [1]

Monday, February 8, 2016

Boston Children Chorus || The song about the child

Concert




Boston Children Chorus ||

The song about the child

Text: Salman Masalha
Composer: Sivan Eldar
The Terezen Music Foundation

Friday, January 29, 2016

Herzog in the wake of Gandhi

Isaac Herzog's Plan for Separation Sounds Horribly Familiar

The leader of the opposition should remember that there is no Jerusalem without Palestinians, just as there is no Jerusalem without Jews.

Salman Masalha ||

Herzog in the wake of Gandhi
Middle East
  • The Arab world's quagmire

    Only a society that can engage in introspection and self-examination can emerge from its dark past and march confidently to a different future. Otherwise, it will continue to sink into the same marshy swamp.

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    A Feeble Middle East

    The West learned on its own flesh that this region conducts itself by other codes. Iran has continued to entrench its standing by means of its religious ideology. The toppling of Saddam Hussein shattered the illusion of the existence of a unifying “Iraqi identity” and gave an encouraging shot in the arm to Iran, which is forging ahead.

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  • The decay in the Arab world

    With great sadness, it can be said that in the absence of a sane civil alternative, the Arab world will continue along this path.

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    Neither Arab nor Spring

    The vicissitudes that have, for some reason, been collectively dubbed the "Arab Spring" are neither Arab nor Spring. One can say that they are actually living proof of the identity crisis and reverberating bankruptcy of Arab nationalism.

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Israel - Palestine
  • Our troubles come from us

    And so we have reached a situation in which every Arab is concerned with his own problems and everyone talks about what preoccupies him personally – that is, his own troubles.

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  • Never-ending tragedy

    The Israeli right, in all its forms, wants exclusively Jewish control over all of the Land of Israel. To the Palestinians who live in this space, it promises residency – temporary, of course, on condition that they keep their heads down, accept their designated status and behave accordingly.

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  • Solomon’s Mosque

    Religion, every religion, is the No. 1 enemy of nationalism. But under conditions of tension, such as tribal warfare, these polar opposites combine into a toxic soup that consumes all common sense.

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Racism
  • They see not, nor know

    The term "neutralize" is very popular with people who have served in the security and expulsion forces. The question to be asked is, What did the poet who spoke of "neutralization" mean in this plan?

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    For Jews only

    From the moment the pundits followed in the footsteps of the politicians, both large and small, they carried this noxious melody everywhere. They were part of legitimizing the illegitimate in Israeli politics.

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  • With yearning soul

    The Zionism that aspired to establish a "Jewish home" in the Jews' "ancient homeland" did not take into consideration the fact that the land was not empty. It thus adopted the principle of population transfer, based on the same ancient biblical tradition.

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    Rabbis of the Dry Bones

    Racism surfaces when a society loses its self-confidence and turns to seeking ways to defend itself against what is different and perceived as increasingly threatening.

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  • الحلم

    حلمتُ:
    أنّي في سجن جدران بيضاء
    حيث لا يعرفني أحدٌ، وأصواتٌ
    تختفي في الرّدهات، وأضواء تستنشقُ
    جمجمتي اللّاهثة.
    ...
    تتمة الكلام


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Essays
  • The pit and the pendulum

    In those days, we did not drink four goblets of wine, because everything that gladdens the human heart is not a part of our custom.

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  • Welcome Back to History

    Islam, like other imperialist ideologies, still needs enemies to flourish. Enemies have served Islam in the past as fuel for its wagons. Without enemies Islam declines and stagnates...

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Poetry
  • Balkrishna Sama

    Man Is God


    He who loves flowers, has a tender heart.
    he who cannot pluck their blooms,
    has a heart that's noble.

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  • Martin Niemöller

    First They Came

    First they came for the Communists
    And I did not speak out
    Because I was not a Communist.
    Then they came for the Socialist
    And I did not speak out
    Because I was not a Socialist.


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  • Salman Masalha

    The Song About the Child

    Boston Gospel Choir

    Text: Salman Masalha
    Composer: Stephen Feigenbaum


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