Archive for the ‘gilad atzmon’ Category

IN DEFENCE OF LARRY DAVID

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

A TV character leaves a drop of urine on a framed picture of Jesus and people in America and around the world are outraged. But jazz musician and writer Gilad Atzmon makes a case for comedian Larry David who took upon himself the courageous responsibility to portray the ugly face ...

PORNOGRAPHIC PAST vs MURDEROUS PRESENT

Monday, November 9th, 2009

There are some who not only cling on to the memory of the Holocaust but even derive some satisfaction by making up stories about the Holocaust. On the other hand, they are the witnesses of an ongoing holocaust in Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. As writer and musician Gilad Atzmon ...

AUTUMN IN SHANGHAI

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Israel does not lag behind when it comes to making friends with rising superpower China. But it is not just making friends, it is the marketing of Israel that seems more important. Jazz saxophonist and writer Gilad Atzmon wonders if China can really accommodate Israel, a country with a bourgeoisie ...

LIVING ON BORROWED TIME IN A STOLEN LAND

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

'Palestinian right of return' sounds like an amusing idea to an Israeli. Even the most advanced 'Israeli humanists' are not ready to share the land with its indigenous inhabitants. This doesn't leave the Palestinians with many options but to liberate themselves against all odds. As commentator and musician Gilad Atzmon ...