Volume 1 – Issue 3

Volume 1 – Issue 3

Anti-Zionism is not Anti-Semitism

Anti-Zionist activists are often confronted with accusations of anti-Semitism. Looking at both Zionism and Judaism from general and particular perspectives, the author examines the compatibility of Zionism with Judaism and whether anti-Zionism can be equated with anti-Semitism.

The Continuing Persecution Of The Palestinian People – An Irish View

Drawing parallels between the Israeli occupation of Palestine with the British occupation of Ireland and in particular the role of religion in both conflicts, the author argues that only by holding Israel to account for its crimes can a just and lasting peace be established.

‘Li al-‘Alamin’: The Concept and Implementation of Inclusive Vision in Islamicjerusalem

This article investigates the implementation of inclusive vision in Islamicjerusalem after the first Muslims conquest of the region. This will involve historical evidences in order to introduce the new conceptual framework of inclusiveness derived from the Quranic verse in which Allah says: “We have delivered him and Lut? to the land which We have blessed for all nations” (Qur’an, 21: 71). This article will also attempt to highlight how the non-Muslims were treated in Islamicjerusalem during the early period of Islam.


While I write these lines, the elections in Israel are nearly over with the Kadima holding on to the majority of seats in the Knesset, the Bush administration has reiterated its stand of not wanting to deal with the democratically elected Palestinian party, Hamas. What