Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

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Seeking Accountability for Gaza

Seeking Accountability for Gaza August 23, 2014 Israel and the Obama administration insist that Israel’s recent slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza was justified by indiscriminate rocket fire from the blockaded area, but some international law advocates think the disproportionate response

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Seeking Accountability for Gaza

Seeking Accountability for Gaza August 23, 2014 Israel and the Obama administration insist that Israel’s recent slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza was justified by indiscriminate rocket fire from the blockaded area, but some international law advocates think the disproportionate response

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Gideon Levy: The difference between children

The difference between children It is human that the killing of an Israeli boy, a child of ours, would arouse greater identification than the death of some other child. What is incomprehensible is the Israeli response to the killing of

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Gideon Levy: The difference between children

The difference between children It is human that the killing of an Israeli boy, a child of ours, would arouse greater identification than the death of some other child. What is incomprehensible is the Israeli response to the killing of

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Diaspora dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital – and risky

Diaspora dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital – and risky In the global Jewish diaspora, dissent against Israel is a relatively new phenomenon. Because links to family, religion and community are so strong, criticism can be costly Antony Loewenstein theguardian.com, Thursday

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Diaspora dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital – and risky

Diaspora dissent against Israel’s occupation is vital – and risky In the global Jewish diaspora, dissent against Israel is a relatively new phenomenon. Because links to family, religion and community are so strong, criticism can be costly Antony Loewenstein theguardian.com, Thursday

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Gruesome Tales Surface of Israeli Massacres Against Families in Gaza Neighborhood

AlterNet [1] / By Max Blumenthal [2] Gruesome Tales Surface of Israeli Massacres Against Families in Gaza Neighborhood August 17, 2014  | As the five-day ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on August 15, residents of Shujaiya returned to

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Gruesome Tales Surface of Israeli Massacres Against Families in Gaza Neighborhood

AlterNet [1] / By Max Blumenthal [2] Gruesome Tales Surface of Israeli Massacres Against Families in Gaza Neighborhood August 17, 2014  | As the five-day ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on August 15, residents of Shujaiya returned to

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Jewish-American Organizations Have Abandoned the Israeli Left

Jewish-American Organizations Have Abandoned the Israeli Left       David Sheen August 20th, 2014 The Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip called “Protective Edge” will eventually come to an end. But the destruction wrought upon Gaza and its people

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Jewish-American Organizations Have Abandoned the Israeli Left

Jewish-American Organizations Have Abandoned the Israeli Left       David Sheen August 20th, 2014 The Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip called “Protective Edge” will eventually come to an end. But the destruction wrought upon Gaza and its people

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My plea to the people of Israel: Liberate yourselves by liberating Palestine, by Desmond Tutu

My plea to the people of Israel: Liberate yourselves by liberating Palestine Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in an exclusive article for Haaretz, calls for a global boycott of Israel and urges Israelis and Palestinians to look beyond their leaders for

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My plea to the people of Israel: Liberate yourselves by liberating Palestine, by Desmond Tutu

My plea to the people of Israel: Liberate yourselves by liberating Palestine Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in an exclusive article for Haaretz, calls for a global boycott of Israel and urges Israelis and Palestinians to look beyond their leaders for

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“I do not want Jewish mothers to feel the pain that I feel”

As dust settles in Gaza, devastated families mourn their dead August 15, 2014 Ruth Pollard Middle East Correspondent Mohamed Bakr, 52, and his wife Sahar, 46. Their son Mohamed, 10, died on the beach with his three cousins – hit

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“I do not want Jewish mothers to feel the pain that I feel”

As dust settles in Gaza, devastated families mourn their dead August 15, 2014 Ruth Pollard Middle East Correspondent Mohamed Bakr, 52, and his wife Sahar, 46. Their son Mohamed, 10, died on the beach with his three cousins – hit