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This spring, Israel and US will showcase the largest ever missile defense exercise and establish US command posts in Israel and Israeli Forces will occupy EUCOM headquarters in Germany.
One would think that out of all the countries and people, albeit “invented” in the Middle East, the Palestinians would be leading the way to a full Arab Spring, Fall, Summer and Winter until the armed and colonial Jewish Occupation comes to an end. Surprisingly, this has not been the case.
Researches predict that if things do not change very soon, Holy Land churches will be nothing more than museums for Christian communities across the region are declining due to low birth rates coupled with increasing emigration due to the persecution and violence rooted in the now 44 years of Military occupation of Palestine.
What follows is the background story of the questions I emailed and hand delivered to Buddy Roemer which have now become an Open Inquiry to All Presidential Candidates.
While hard working American tax payers face economic hardships, 81 members of Congress neglected listening to their constituents during this summers recess to take a lobbyist-funded trip designed to pressure them into sending even more tax-payer-funded weapons to the Israeli military which will be used to commit human rights abuses against Palestinians.
[New York City]--Last week, I went back to my homeland-New York City. I wanted to get a message through to the Supreme Allied Commander of the Colbert Super PAC Nation...On 14 July, the Israeli High Court justices ruled that Vanunu’s petition to have his citizenship revoked under the recently passed Citizenship Revocation Law must be answered within 30 days. That deadline expired yesterday...
At 3:30 AM on 27 July 2011, heavily armed and masked Israeli Forces hurled blocks of stone into several windows of the Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp and arrested two men. Juliano Mer-Khamis, established the Freedom Theater in 2006 and was murdered outside of it on 4 April 2011. I never made it to the Freedom Theatre, but I did spend a day in Jenin Camp on 23 July 2007.
Six years of weekly protests against the route of Israel’s separation wall and four years after the Israeli high court declared the path of The Wall illegal and admitted its purpose had nothing to do with ‘security’ but with settlement expansion, Israeli army bulldozers began to dismantle The Wall in Bil'in this week.
Human rights "Blowin’ in the Wind" while Bob Dylan ignores to play on in Tel-Aviv June 20
TIKKUN in Hebrew means mend, repair and transform the world. Keep Hope Alive, the book by Eileen Fleming sheds light good energy towards all men.
Not taking away from the courageous efforts of JStreet in challenging AIPAC and the well-entrenched American Jewish leadership that has always been consistently anti-peace and pro-war, JStreet has a long way to go. The American Jewish leadership has been the main obstacle to any meaningful Middle East peace.
Happy New Year, World! Israel's U.S.-abetted crime continues. Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes continued in Lyd, the Negev region, and in numerous places around...
By Stuart Littlewood One of the most grotesque Wikileaks revelations so far is the disclosure that Palestinian top dog (Fatah section), Mahmoud Abbas, was told...
On behalf of Zionism’s colonial project in Palestine writer Isi Leibler was verbally crucifying one of Britain’s most influential Jewish leaders for daring to go public with his criticism of Netanyahu and saying, among other things, that Israel’s policies and actions were harming the best interests of British Jews, and by implication non-Israeli Jews everywhere.
Family criticises decision to allow soldier who drove bulldozer that killed daughter to give evidence from behind screen The Israeli soldier at the controls of...
He was speaking at the White House the day before the start of the new round of direct talks between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, after he had met with them and Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak and Jordan’s King Abdullah II. (In my last post I anticipated Obama saying at the point of his complete surrender that “America can’t want peace more than the parties.” He also said that – ahead of schedule!)
Brilliant analysis by Phyllis Bennis. by Phyllis Bennis So far the requests have gone like this: Obama: Please freeze settlements. Netanyahu: No. Obama: Please freeze settlements. Netanyahu: No. Obama: Please freeze...
Riots took place all over East Jerusalem this week in protest of settlers threatening to force their way into the Al Aqsa Mosque. As a result, Israeli security forces shut down major areas of the Old City, including the mosque compound to Muslim men under 50.
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