Anti-semitism- an article of clear, good sense
There follows a link to an article on anti-semitism in the London Review of Books by Stephen Sedley: https://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n09/stephen-sedley/short-cuts I commend it to you as a good and worthwhile read. Stephen Sedley is a former appeal court judge. A collection of his articles and lectures, Law and the Whirligig of Time, will be published by… Continue reading
A State’s ‘right’ to exist?
Abstractions cannot have rights. States are abstractions. States therefore cannot have rights. At first blush, this may seem no more than a quibble, or an excursion into constructing a syllogism simply for the pleasure of it. In terms of the subject I want now to address, it is neither. Before proceeding, it’s worth stating an… Continue reading
My name is Bernard Spiegal, I write mainly about Palestine/Israel and related issues; sometimes other stuff too