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  • PAJU calls for the release of hunger striker Hisham Abou Hawash

    Press release Montreal, January 3rd, 2022 One of the pillars of Israel’s brutal apartheid system is that of administrative detention. Under this system, Israel can arrest any Palestinian at any time and incarcerate them without formal evidence or charges, and without due process. Administrative detention can be renewed indefinitely every six months without recourse to […]

  • No to the criminalizing of Human Rights NGOs by apartheid Israel

    PAJU Press Release Montreal, October 24th, 2021 On Friday, October 22, 2021, the government of Israel announced it has placed six Palestinian civil society organizations defending human rights on the list of terrorist organizations. These are large-scale and internationally recognized organizations: Addameer (rights of political prisoners), Al-Haq (human rights – member of FIDH), DCI-P (Defense […]

  • Chabad’s Jewish Racism Connected to the Crime of Apartheid

    When I wrote Chabad’s Supernal Jew: Racism in Contemporary Western Judaism I had not yet come across Jewish Israeli and Palestinians as distinct ‘racial groups’ within the meaning of the crime of apartheid?.  Carola Lingaas notes that “Race is a deeply problematic concept based on an understanding of group hierarchies.  The wording of Art. 7(2)(h) […]

  • Chabad’s Supernal Jews: Racism in Contemporary Western Judaism

    Forward to My Essay What Makes a Jew ‘Jewish’? is the title of one of my Chabad references in Chabad’s Supernal Jews.  It’s a far cry from ‘What makes a human Jewish?’  Well, human I am.  What makes this human Jewish?  Both my parents were Jewish and were well aware.  My father was German, and […]