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The Electronic Intifada

The battle for control of the web and public opinion

Latest Security News

We have a new report on the hack of the Israeli astronomical club by Team Evil (5th March 2007). An incident report and analysis we co-authored with BeyondSecurity was published and makes interesting technical reading.

"I've been hacked!"

In recent years, but particularly over the 2006 Lebanon crisis, there has been an increased use of "electronic warfare" and particularly of "cyber terrorism".

The attacks have got so bad that the term itself may need to be redefined to more closely mirror the conventional definition of terrorism i.e. attacks aimed at causing fear in a civilian population to promote political aims.

Why is this happening?


After first EUJS, then this site, then one of our sister sites got hacked we decided "recent news" was not the best way of describing these events. The attacks have continued beyond the Lebanon conflict and are on such a scale as to be news in and of themselves.

As a site that seeks to promote Zionism on the web (using honest and legal means) we found the attacks on our server and on those of our friends quite disturbing. Not only for the disruption they caused, but also for their persistance.

At a basic level what these cyber punks want to do is prevent freedom fo speach. It's not that they disagree with what we say, it's more that they feel those with ideas different to theirs do not deserve the right to speak. For them, being based in Israel makes you a target. Being a site that mentions Israel makes you a target. It's really that simple.

What can I do?

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You can find more information through the menu on the left. If you have been hacked, please provide details by e-mail to: E-mail the ZionistGuys at Zionism on the web dot org

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Recommended sources on Zionism

On the subject of Zionism we recommend the following sites:

Wikipedia article about Zionism - A comprehensive article including the history of Zionism as well as links to specific topics and articles about anti-Zionism.
Zionism - Table of contents at the Jewish Virtual Library
Zionism article at Infoplease
Zionism - Definition and Brief History - A balanced article that covers the definitions and history of Zionism as well as opposition to Zionism and criticisms by Arabs,  Jewish anti-Zionists.
Zionation - Progressive Zionism and Israel Web Log A community blog updated regularly
Labor Zionism - Early History and Critique - Contribution of Labor Zionism to the creation of the Jewish state, and problems of Labor Zionism in a changing reality.
Essential Texts of Zionism
Jewish Agency Zionism pages - Links to basic information about Zionism from the Jewish Agency
Ambassador Herzog explains Zionism in the UN

US Library of congress on Zionism
The US Library of congress has a comprehensive and balanced set of articles about Zionism:
Zionist Precursors - US Library of Congress
Political Zionism - US Library of Congress
Cultural Zionism - US Library of Congress
Labor Zionism - US Library of Congress
Revisionist Zionism - US Library of Congress

Zionism advocacy sites
Active Zionism - A Zionist advocacy site with many useful links
Realistic Religious Zionism - moderate religious Zionist Web site
Zionism- 100 Years - Selected Materials - Israel Ministry of Information

Recommended sources on Israel

Israel is a small, high tech, democratic country in the Middle East. It's capital Jerusalem is central to Judaism and highly important to Christianity and Islam. We recommend the following sites:

Wikipedia article about Israel - A comprehensive article including the history of Israel
Israel - Table of contents at the Jewish Virtual Library

US Library of congress & CIA World Fact Book on Israel
Main article on Israel - US Library of Congress
The Israeli Parliment (the Knesset) - US Library of Congress
Government and Politics of Israel - US Library of Congress
World Facts: Israel

Israel today - beyond the conflict

Virtual Jerusalem
Israel21C - A focus beyond the conflict
Beyond Images

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