Friday, April 16, 2021
10. Both the Old and New Testament recognize the existence of slavery as an institution. The Old Testament sanctions slavery and the use of slaves in several instances. People in the Old Testament became slaves in several ways. According to the Old Testament, slaves could be purchased, as seen in Genesis 37:28, which says, “Then Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. They took Joseph to Egypt.”
Friday, April 09, 2021
"The two-state solution has always been merely a cynical tool of conflict management never intended to actually resolve the conflict." Jeff Halper's statement regarding international diplomacy over the loss of Palestine and Israel's colonial expansion provides the premise of Decolonising Israel, Liberating Palestine. A one-state already exists, Halper argues. The question is how to transform a settler-colonial, apartheid state into a secular democratic state for all its citizens.