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Stop glossing over the siege in Gaza and call it what it is: Genocide

Stop glossing over the siege in Gaza and call it what it is: Genocide

Nada Elia — Middle East Eye

As accustomed as I am to the offensiveness of the mainstream media coverage of Palestine’s suffering, I still have to stop and do a double take every now and then. 1,280 more words

Palestine

Palestine: An Overview (Part 2, Hamas)

In 1987, (before the Oslo accord and the PNA existed) on the 8th of December and in the Jabalya refugee camp, an IDF truck killed 4 Palestinian civilians in a collision. 731 more words

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Israel’s War on Gaza: American Jews Must Speak Out

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post on August 1, 2014 at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-herbst/israels-rain-of-terror-on_b_5642396.html.)

I know how tough this is, but at some point, we have to overcome our tribal loyalties and speak out. 845 more words

Palestine Statehood

Palestine: An Overview (Part 1, Structure)

This is an overview of Palestine’s important organizations, and a prerequisite for Part 2.

  • Palestine is dominated by the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), an old institution comprised of different parties and factions, whose goal is the return of Palestine.
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From the Late Settler Rabbi for Peace: Hear O Israel (and America): Give Up Your Pride and Arrogance

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post on March, 2013 at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-herbst/rabbi-menachem-froman_b_2884221.html.)

President Obama’s upcoming trip to Israel prompts us to note the death from cancer last week of a fascinating and prophetic religious figure in the West Bank — Chief Rabbi Menachem Froman of the Takoa settlement, a few miles from the Dead Sea. 827 more words

Palestine Statehood