Alan Meyer

The War on Zionism – and the West

“Zionist is the code word. Jew is the actual word.”   Diana Fersko, Tablet, November 4, 2022 Since the November 1, 2022 elections in Israel and the victory of the Israeli right at the polls, there has been an avalanche of anti-Israel rhetoric by media experts and commentators foreshadowing the …

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ABC Australia – where a little knowledge is a dangerous thing

On Sunday, 23 October, 2022, John Lyons, the ABC’s global affairs editor posted what was termed an analysis of the Albanese Labor government’s decision to reverse the previous Liberal Morrison government’s decision recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Aside from the one-sided emotional positioning of less informed readers which …

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New Wine in Old Skins

Over the last few months, and particularly in the lead up to Ramadan 202, the world media and Arab media are awash with tales and allegations of Israeli occupation, colonialism, oppression and persecution, not to mention allegations that Israel targets and kills journalists. Then, there are cries to recognise the …

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Between Morality and Bias.

Hamas aims to kill as many Israeli civilians as possible, but its rockets kill many more “Palestinians” than Jews because many of those rockets—in this case 680—misfire and explode inside Gaza. The death and destruction caused is, of course, usually blamed on Israel. In the 2021 May violence started by …

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What crossing ‘red lines’ really mean.

Unsurprisingly, in the aftermath of the assassination of PIJ – known in the West as simply Palestinian Islamic Jihad, terror mastermind Bahaa Abu al Ata and his wife in an Israeli airstrike, PIJ in Gaza has stated that Israel has crossed a red line and is now at war with …

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