Posts tagged with ‘Jerusalem’

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The most moral army in the world has been very busy

by FG

The most moral army in the world has been very busy Philip Weiss In the Israeli press, not the American press. Haaretz: IDF Closes off Central Palestinian town to cars…. The Israel Defense Forces is not allowing vehicles in or out of A-Ram, a Palestinian city of 60,000 northeast of Jerusalem, because of a recent […]

Noam Chomsky: The Decline of American Empire (Part 2)

by FG

Noam Chomsky: The Decline of American Empire (Part 2) The principles of imperial domination have undergone little change, but the capacity to implement them has markedly declined. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here. The following article is part 2 of Noam Chomsky’s series on […]

UN Expert Concludes: Israel Implements a strategy of Judaization

by FG

UN Expert Concludes: Israel Implements a strategy of Judaization ICAHD Prof. Raquel Rolnik, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, has concluded this morning (Sunday, February 12th 2012) of a two week visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Speaking in Jerusalem this afternoon Prof. Rolink said: “From the Galilee and the […]

OPT: Boosting protection and tackling food insecurity

by FG

OPT: Boosting protection and tackling food insecurity IRIN The humanitarian community’s 2012-2013 Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) for the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) has a narrower scope than in previous years, focusing on two strategic objectives: improving the protective environment, including access to essential services like health care and education, and tackling food insecurity especially in […]

Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just

by FG

Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just David Zlutnick Rachel Havrelock is a scholar of the Hebrew Bible and its historical interpretation. She is an associate professor of Jewish studies and English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the author of three books and the writer/director of the play “From Tel […]

Is the bid for Palestinian statehood bad for peace?

by FG

Is the bid for Palestinian statehood bad for peace? CMEC – MAP Chairman Robin Kealy: During my service as a diplomat, over many years in the Middle East, I frequently had to defend and justify publicly my Government’s policies, with some of which I privately felt distinctly uncomfortable. Such is the nature of the job-and […]

IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence

by FG

IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence Jonathan Cook The Israeli Occupation Archive – 14 Jan 2012 Haneen Zoabi is a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.  A member of the Balad party (the National Democratic Assembly), she has served as a Member of Knesset (MK) since 2009. Zoabi is […]

U.S. army chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount

by FG

U.S. army chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount Visit comes as U.S. attempts to determine Israel’s intentions with regard to a possible attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. Barak David Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled to arrive in Israel on Thursday for talks […]

It’s ALL a God Thing

by FG

It’s ALL a God Thing Eileen Fleming Over the last few days, Dorothy Day has come up in many conversations with local people as well as Internet connections. Coming soon is my book review of ALL IS GRACE, A Biography of Dorothy Day, by Jim Forest who knew her as a friend and mentor. On […]

Systematic West Bank Settler Violence

by soraya

Systematic West Bank Settler Violence  Stephen Lendman B’Tselem’s been on the story for years.  Settler violence is longstanding, troubling, and largely without accountability. Since September 2000 alone (the beginning of the second Intifada), the toll includes 50 Palestinians killed.  Since December 1987  (the first Intifada’s onset),  it’s 115, besides many more injured, including children. With few exceptions, settlers initiate […]

Introduction ‘From Beirut to Jerusalem’ 2009 – The Wounds of Gaza

by FG

Introduction ‘From Beirut to Jerusalem’ 2009 – The Wounds of Gaza Dr Swee Ang I returned to Gaza in January 2009 when it sustained the worst attack since the Six Day war in 1967.  The Christmas week of 2008 was rudely interrupted by shocking scenes of Gaza being bombed by land, air and sea.  In […]