Prof. Steven Plaut

Musings on the Subject of Nakba Day

Musings on the Subject of Nakba Day

The world has neglected a host of "apolitical" Nakba Days. This omission can be remedied., 26/05/2014 12:35
Have the Palestinian Arabs Already Recognized Israel?

Have the Palestinian Arabs Already Recognized Israel?

Kerry claims that Yassir Arafat actually recognized Israel twice as a Jewish state., 15/03/2014 20:11
The Jewish List of the World's Shortest Books of 2013

The Jewish List of the World's Shortest Books of 2013

A list of "quick-reads"., 30/12/2013 08:24
On the 'Tikkun Olam' Fetish

On the 'Tikkun Olam' Fetish

Jews are nowhere commanded to "repair the world." in Judaism it is the job of Jews to repair the Jews - a not inconsiderable task - not to repair the world. , 22/12/2013 06:03
Would-Be Book Burners

Would-Be Book Burners

Since when is it the job of the government in a democracy to arrest or indict people for exercising their freedom of speech? That is what the Supreme Court seems to be demanding., 12/12/2013 08:00
David Newman's McCarthyist Assault on Im Tirtzu

David Newman's McCarthyist Assault on Im Tirtzu

Leftist Dean Newman of Ben Gurion University found his chance to get back at Im Tirtzu Zionist Students Organization, after a controversial court ruling., 06/10/2013 15:40
Adopt a Ba'athist?

Adopt a Ba'athist?

The world's Left is doing just that., 01/09/2013 08:12
Defend Daniel Seaman!

Defend Daniel Seaman!

Haaretz called him an abusive racist. See what you think., 17/08/2013 22:29
Jewish Lives are Worthless,Their Murder Doesn't Count

Jewish Lives are Worthless,Their Murder Doesn't Count

What is Israel's raison d'etre?, 29/07/2013 22:07
Peace Now Becomes Blatantly Anti-Semitic

Peace Now Becomes Blatantly Anti-Semitic

Peace Now has advanced from vilifying settlers and the Israeli right to anti-Semitic slurs and libel against Jews in general. There is a name for that., 27/06/2013 17:42
An Open Letter to Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan

An Open Letter to Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There are other apologies Israel's Prime Minister should be making., 29/03/2013 07:40
Lincoln a Leftist? He Would Have Been a "Settler"!

Lincoln a Leftist? He Would Have Been a "Settler"!

The Israeli Left has embraced Lincoln because it is convinced that, if Lincoln is regarded as a moral champion, clearly identification with Lincoln must lead one to support the political agenda of the Israeli Left., 10/03/2013 23:22
Questions And Answers About 'Peace'

Questions And Answers About 'Peace'

A short guide to reality., 12/02/2013 15:27
Protect the Palestinian Arabs

Protect the Palestinian Arabs

How to protect uninvoled Palestinian Arabs from being killed when the IDF is engaging terrorists and, possibly, lower the level of terrorist acts., 29/01/2013 11:00
Hoist by One's Own Petard

Hoist by One's Own Petard

, 29/12/2012 23:14
Anti-Democratic Israeli Left Defends Zoabi's "Freedom"

Anti-Democratic Israeli Left Defends Zoabi's "Freedom"

Free speech is a basic right, for leftists. The petition in the Hebrew papers makes it all clear., 27/12/2012 12:23
Maybe They Will

Maybe They Will

Wishful thinking is not the way to run a country - if we want to survive, that is., 06/10/2012 03:36
Israel Will Never be Small Enough

Israel Will Never be Small Enough

Welcome to mini-Israel. If you can see it., 23/09/2012 17:53
Shut Down Ben Gurion U. Politics Department

Shut Down Ben Gurion U. Politics Department

Israel's Council of Higher Education called to close the Politics Dept. at Ben Gurion University. It has not been closed, but this writer feels strongly that it should be., 19/09/2012 09:30
About Those Africans

About Those Africans

Most Eritrean illegal infiltrators to Israel are Moslems and there is suspicion that terrorists enter the country among them. And if 50 African countries won't have them, are they also anti-black racists, as Haaretz painted Israel?, 10/09/2012 10:14
A Just Verdict in the Corrie Case

A Just Verdict in the Corrie Case

Corrie entered Gaza to be a human shield for Hamas mass murderers. On March 16, 2003 she decided to play chicken with a large Israeli earth mover. The most lasting image of Corrie was of her face contorted with rage as she burned an American flag., 29/08/2012 15:04
The Iran Lobby in Israel

The Iran Lobby in Israel

A sarcastic look at the Israeli left's campaign to keep Israel from doing anything about Iran's nuclear plans., 19/08/2012 09:43
Israel's Leading Literary Stalinist Discovers  "Racism"

Israel's Leading Literary Stalinist Discovers "Racism"

A leading Israeli writer is head of a leftist NGO and is an avowed Stalinist, says the writer., 03/07/2012 05:11
Bibi Peresyahu

Bibi Peresyahu

The writer suggests that the prime minister change his name to Binyamin Peresyahu., 18/06/2012 09:20
Happy Nakba Day!

Happy Nakba Day!

Original suggestions for greeting cards for nakba sympathizers, followed by the real origin of the word "nakba". Get set for a surprise., 15/05/2012 23:10
A Mediterranean Barbary War

A Mediterranean Barbary War

The fight against the Gaza bound flotilla is the third anti pirate Barbary War. The writer has suggestions for the next phase., 01/06/2010 07:08
Who are Haaretz' Shareholders?

Who are Haaretz' Shareholders?

This far left newspaper doesn't only engage in espionage. Read about the not-so-secret Ex-Nazi collaborators and shareholder partners of Haaretz., 22/04/2010 23:02
From Post Zionism to Espionage

From Post Zionism to Espionage

The Israeli Far Left considers rightists to be congenitally violent. Are left wingers congenitally disposed to treason? , 10/04/2010 23:02
You Can't Give Savages Jerusalem

You Can't Give Savages Jerusalem

No, you can't, Obama. If your temper tantrum over some houses means that you intend to give the terrorists part of Jerusalem, think again. There is nothing to negotiate with savages who riot when a synagogue is reopened., 16/03/2010 13:03
My Name is Horst?

My Name is Horst?

Rachel Corrie was an American member of the International Solidarity Movement killed in 2003 in Gaza by an IDF bulldozer, whose driver did not see her standing in its way to prevent demolition of an Arab home., 06/03/2010 22:43
Anti Semitism on Campus-Deja Vu

Anti Semitism on Campus-Deja Vu

A Norwegian university recently joined others who try boycotting Israel's academics while supporting Islamofascists. On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, this is a reminder of what academics did as the Nazis rose to power. , 08/11/2009 08:33
Leonard Cohen Takes You Down

Leonard Cohen Takes You Down

Cohen is trying to pull a Daniel Barenboim., 29/06/2009 19:14
End the Illegal Occupations!

End the Illegal Occupations!

Lead the way and show the Israelis the light., 10/04/2009 13:16
The Ninth Plague as Peace Policy

The Ninth Plague as Peace Policy

Brilliant in its simplicity., 23/02/2009 01:00
On the Attack on Prof. Sternhell

On the Attack on Prof. Sternhell

Anti-dissident McCarthyism in Israel., 03/10/2008 01:10
Stampeding Jews to Support Obama

Stampeding Jews to Support Obama

How? Discover some Jewish kin., 15/09/2008 01:05
The Georgia Hypocrisy

The Georgia Hypocrisy

Where have we heard this before?, 20/08/2008 01:57
Terrorists: The Third Paradigm

Terrorists: The Third Paradigm

If only Israel were to get serious., 24/07/2008 23:38
The Matron Saint of Terror

The Matron Saint of Terror

Will Corrie's parents take time off to speak out?, 14/07/2008 23:58
Nakba Means There's No Palestine

Nakba Means There's No Palestine

The real origin of the term Nakba., 08/05/2008 23:55
How I Defeated Israel's Dual Justice System

How I Defeated Israel's Dual Justice System

The "Israeli David Irving Trial.", 15/04/2008 23:37
The 'Racism Report' in Israel

The 'Racism Report' in Israel

ACRI is not a reliable source about anything., 14/12/2007 00:53
The Ford Foundation, the NIF and Bashing Israel

The Ford Foundation, the NIF and Bashing Israel

Financing anti-Zionist groups., 16/09/2007 15:39
Selective Outrage

Selective Outrage

When is it a felony to yell "drop dead" at a cop?, 12/08/2007 15:25
Support the Boycott! End the Occupation!

Support the Boycott! End the Occupation!

What goes around...., 01/06/2007 02:02
The 'Then Maybe They Will' Doctrine

The 'Then Maybe They Will' Doctrine

The power of wishful thinking., 24/05/2007 20:07
An Open Letter to the Parents of Rachel Corrie

An Open Letter to the Parents of Rachel Corrie

Your daughter was in a war zone as a belligerent., 10/05/2007 00:38
Discriminating Statistics

Discriminating Statistics

The worst lies are 'advocacy statistics'., 18/04/2007 02:31
The Ward Churchill of the University of Haifa

The Ward Churchill of the University of Haifa

The Eichmann metaphor at Haifa University., 27/02/2007 23:55
 About Racism

About Racism

You would be forgiven, if you have been reading the Israeli press, if you were under the impression that Lieberman and his entire party are little better than Russian-born Ku Klux Klansmen., 29/01/2007 23:40
The Olmert Doctrine

The Olmert Doctrine

So, let us see if we have this straight. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is outraged that a Russian millionaire paid for the vacations to Eilat for residents of Sderot because such vacations were, in Olmert's "mind," escapism, fleeing from the front, and abandoning their homes in the face of terrorism. , 20/11/2006 14:01
 Affirmative Action Instead of Ethics

Affirmative Action Instead of Ethics

The Arab spokesmen say that the Arab students have failed to develop ethical awareness because they do not serve in the Israeli army., 06/11/2006 10:02
 A Canaanite Patriotism

A Canaanite Patriotism

The Left has been denouncing the proposal for a "loyalty oath" as yet another form of blatant Jewish racism against Arabs. After all, we all <I>know</i> that many Israeli Arabs - and also many Arab members of Israel's parliament - are disloyal enemies of their own country, seeking its destruction and cheering on genocidal terrorists. , 19/10/2006 22:50
 Professors for the Appeasement of Terror

Professors for the Appeasement of Terror

200 lecturers and professors from Israeli academia (and some PhDs not in academia), are demanding that the Israeli government stop preventing Palestinians from the Gaza Strip moving freely to the West Bank for purposes of studying and attending classes. , 07/09/2006 23:31
 When Will It All End?

When Will It All End?

The Israel of today is not the same country as the Israel of a month ago. The metamorphosis in the media illustrates it better than anything else., 08/08/2006 23:24
 Why the Katyushas Are Falling

Why the Katyushas Are Falling

People have very short memories. Most Israelis do not even recall the events that have led up to the rain of Katyushas and other missiles on Israeli civilians this past week., 19/07/2006 10:48
 Leftist Indoctrination at the University of Haifa

Leftist Indoctrination at the University of Haifa

The course outline is crawling with postmodernist Newspeak and gibberish, about conflicting "narratives" in the Middle East and about "colonialism". The course outline by Yonay makes little attempt to hide the fact that Zionism will be represented in the course as a form of colonialism and imperialism., 11/07/2006 23:02