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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 You Won't Find "Progressive" Publications Reporting This ...
(Quote) Two Jewish men were assaulted Wednesday in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Orot, narrowly escaping with their lives, when a lynching mob of Arab Israelis shattered their vehicle’s windows with rocks, surrounded the car and attempted to pummel them
(Quote) In a subsequent Facebook posting, one of the victims, whose identity will not be published, wrote of the terror he felt during the assault and criticized the police response.
“When was the last time your legs trembled in fear?,” the posting began. “When did you last stay awake all night, afraid someone would burn your house down? When was the... Posted by Reffo 3 comments Tags: Israeli-Arab Conflict
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 PHD For Stupidity! I just could not believe it when I read it. Please read and tell us what you think of this:
(Quote) Israel should agree to nuclear disarmament for its own sake, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War co-president Dr. Ira Helfand told the Knesset in the Israeli Disarmament Movement’s first-ever conference in the legislatureIs this a joke? If it is, then it is a bad one.
If Israelis heed this call then they are candidates for the Darwin Award. I will leave it at that. I am outraged by even the idea that someone dares to make such a... Posted by Reffo 1 comment Tags: Peace Think Tank
Sunday, April 11, 2010 The Illegal-Settlements Myth I saw a really good article concerning the myth that the settlements are illegal by David M. Phillips that I wanted to share with the forum.
The conviction that Jewish settlements in the West Bank are illegal is now so commonly accepted, it hardly seems as though the matter is even open for discussion. But it is. Decades of argument about the issue have obscured the complex nature of the specific legal question about which a supposedly overwhelming verdict of guilty has been rendered against settlement policy. There can be no doubt that this avalanche of negative... Posted by dayag 78 comments Tags: Peace Think Tank
Jerusalem Journal: A-List Celebration Traces Leader’s Trajectory, and Israel’s Dateline: 2013-06-18 20:15:17 PT
Dignitaries and celebrities gathered to fete President Shimon Peres of Israel, already the world’s oldest leader, who turns 90 in August.... Read the full story at New York TimesDiscuss it in the forum
Memo From Jerusalem: Trying to Revive Mideast Peace Talks, Kerry Finds a Conflicted Israel Dateline: 2013-06-17 22:00:10 PT
The Israeli divide was on stark display last week, as several right-wing ministers in the government professed their opposition to a Palestinian state.... Read the full story at New York TimesDiscuss it in the forum
Barbra Streisand: Orthodox Jews' Treatment of Women in Israel Is "Distressing" Dateline: 2013-06-17 21:00:19 PT
Barbra Streisand took a little time out from being honored to speak her mind in Israel today.
In town on Monday to receive an honorary doctorate in philosophy from Hebrew University of...
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Iran poll prompts Israeli warning Dateline: 2013-06-16 09:30:15 PT
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns against "wishful thinking" after reformist-backed Hassan Rouhani is elected Iran's president.... Read the full story at BBCDiscuss it in the forum