November 29, 2016: The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was observed by the United Nations each year. This is the anniversary of the General Assembly’s 1947 adoption of the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine. 78 more words
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Greenstein: “the state of Israel was Hitler’s final victory”
Tony Greenstein, who is suspended from Labour for alleged anti-Semitism, was the only speaker at a meeting entitled ‘Is criticising Israel anti-Semitic?’, hosted by Bristol Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). 896 more words
Arab media reported overnight that Israeli aircraft had entered Syria and bombed an arms convoy near the capital of Damascus.
The Syrian regime’s official news agency confirmed the strike, and accused Israel of trying to “divert attention from the successes achieved by the Syrian Arab army and to raise the deteriorating morals of the terrorist gangs,” by which it meant all rebel groups in the country. 70 more words
A large rock discovered on the Mediterranean seabed off Israel earlier this year has on its surface a 1,900-year old inscription naming a Roman ruler of Judea whose identity was unknown to modern researchers. 320 more words
I feel ambivalent about coming to Israel: I would never had considered coming here had I not learned about my Jewish ancestry. As a girl I was an avid boycotter of Jaffa oranges and supporter of Palestinian rights, and closed my mind to it – no doubt out of ignorance as much as anything else. 1,337 more words