What’s in a word? – “Apartheid”

What’s in a word? – “Apartheid”

It’s time to admit it. Israeli policy Is what it is: Apartheid – Bradley Burston – Haaretz 17.08.15 “I used to be one of those people who took issue with the label of apartheid as applied to Israel. Not anymore.” Read full article here But see also: Israel has...
My mother the matchmaker…

My mother the matchmaker…

Some mums are lawyers, some are nurses, some stay at home while others are businesswomen. My mum is a part-time marketing director, on call (dare I say) grandmother, triathlete and J-Junction matchmaker. It’s always that last role that raises eyebrows. A matchmaker...
‘Draconian’ detentions without trial

‘Draconian’ detentions without trial

Israeli court to review request to free Palestinian hunger striker – Ma’an News Agency 17.08.15 Palestinians had planned to stage a rally outside the Barzilai hospital, but Jewish right-wing activists confronted them, chanting racist slogans and saying...
Andrew Denton discovers his Jewish heritage

Andrew Denton discovers his Jewish heritage

In Series 6 Episode 37 of ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ on SBS1-TV, Australian broadcaster Andrew Denton traces his fascinating family history. Known for his inquisitive television interview show ‘Enough Rope’ on ABC where he delves into the lives of world famous people,...