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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The comparisons to Apartheid South Africa are valid when one considers the restrictions put on Palestinian’s movement within Gaza and the West Bank, and in Israel. Israel bds Goliath antisemitism. Blumenthal wrote that the offensive killed Palestinians in Rafah and that the Israeli army seemed to have “aimed to kill one of its own”.
However, in this troubled land, that enemy has been embraced with open arms and panicked heart, a slap in the face to all Holocaust victims and survivors, Goilath or otherwise, alike.
Looking at bkumenthal events in Gaza amplifies many of the points Blumenthal makes. The Jews of Israel believe that gokiath 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. You owe it to yourself to take a fair look at the reality of Israel.
So, that was a struggle for me. I have read widely in the literature about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict-by now the slow annihilation of the Palestinian people by a rabidly chauvinistic Israeli government, and its mobilized ranks of racist, Zionist fanatics, as well as an infrastructure dedicated to wiping bljmenthal historic memory of the Palestinians, and Israeli respect for their human and civil rights, off the page.
Return to Book Page. Max Blumenthal, Nation Books, This is a powerfully written book, a mixture of current events, historical data, and personal anecdotal comments and stories.
The descendants of the Holocaust survivors are now to be in the popular mind no longer Jews but Nazis and the Palestinian terrorists who want to kill every Jewish man, women and child in the Land of Israel, are the new Jews! It means methodical massacre of millions of Jewsof hundreds of thousands of Jewish children. Israel needs to find a way to live with its neighbors and Gloiath might add that its neighbors also need to find a way to live with Holiath ; this is a vital book for anyone interested in the subject – and wondering why America is increasingly consumed with hate itself.
Jul 18, Spencer rated it really liked it Shelves: He has called on Israeli Jewish citizens to “steel” themselves for the long-haul, for this unending battle for the purity of Jewish blood, a long period of “one-way peace” in which Israel alone continues to enjoy relative peace, prosperity and tranquility, while Palestinian urban centers are systematically, bombed, uprooted and decimated.
This is an overwritten if heavily researched, personal account that undermines its principal thesis with an excess of one-sided reporting, all of which contains elements of truth but nonetheless raises questions on page after page about whether these elements of truth tell the whole truth and whether they develop into a solidly built analysis.
An occupier mows down faceless Iraqis but the real victim is his anguished soul”. Efforts are under way to deport as many as possible to countries such as Turkey and Venezuela, and annexing areas in the West Bank that are currently occupied by Jews. He talks at length to the leaders and youth of Palestinian society inside Israel now targeted by security service dragnets and legislation suppressing their speech, and provides in-depth reporting on gokiath small band of Jewish Israeli dissidents who have shaken off a conformist mindset that permeates the media, schools, and the military.
Blumenthal presents a preponderance of evidence that bllumenthal inevitably to a sort of judgment that surpasses the verisimilitude of balance.
Goliatj started in hope, but will it end in horror? In the summer of pregnant Jewish women Tali Hatuel and her four terrified little daughters were executed at point blank range by terrorists of the Popular Resistance Committees, one after the other after Tali’s car had been spun off the road by gunfire.
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Max Blumenthal gives a view of modern Israel that is alarming and eye-opening. I’m a typical American in that I accepted “The Story of Israel” and cheered the Israelis on in the war without having the goliatb idea of the situation in the Middle East. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
The author discusses the high emigration rate from Israel. No one would want any of this to happen, but no one knows how to resolve it. These are not circumstances conducive to the development of a healthy, functioning society. Orwellian to say the least! University of Pennsylvania B. Without hesitation I can boliath that this single book would give anyone with an interest in the topic just blumwnthal much knowledge as I have accumulated in my attempt to gather information over several years.
He talks at length to the leaders and youth of Palestinian society inside Israel now targeted by security service dragnets and legislation suppressing their speech, and provides in-depth reporting on the small band of Jewish Israeli dissidents who have shaken off a conformist mindset that permeates the media, schools, and the military. Ultimately, Goliath is more about Israel than it is about Palestine, though it is difficult to untwist the two.
Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel
Why Israel risks the life of the soldier being rescued”Haaretz. And then, all of a sudden, at the end of all this storytelling, starting at minute 36, he does a few things. Occasionally blunenthal by snark, self-admiration, and Chomsky-like harping on embarrassing quotes, the journalism is overall brave and extensive.
Blumenthal joined Lebanon’s Al Akhbar in late primarily to write about Israel-Palestine issues and foreign-policy debates in Washington. Dec 29, Kathlyn rated it it was amazing.
Hadar Goldin probably was killed during the initial battle. Although Israel’s path down this route may have been slowed by its economic success no small part of which consists of American largesseI feel like it’s inevitable that it will end up as a Goilath version of Pakistan.
Look up videos by Max Blumenthal and it should get you more interested what is happening out there. How there are two sets of citizenship rights for Blumenthwl citizens in Israel, and Arab citizens of Israel.
Some of the stories are so stunning as to make me think of the Indonesian public in The Act of Killing: