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Split in World Jewry: the 'Diasporas' vs. the Israelis

We seem to be seeing a major split in World Jewry over the policies of the state of Israel. A couple of recently-published articles are indicative of this. 794 more words

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“. . . I confronted my oppressors, carrying my blood in my palms . . .” (Tawfiq Zayyad)

❶ From MA’AN NEWS AGENCY
ISRAELI FORCES WOUND 8 AT FUNERAL OF 53-YEAR-OLD KILLED THURSDAY
July 23, 2015
HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces injured eight Palestinians in the occupied West Bank town of Beit Ummar Thursday as clashes erupted after the funeral of Falah Abu Maria, who was shot dead in his home at dawn during an Israeli arrest raid, witnesses said. 869 more words

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Call to Action to Save Palestinian Village from Demolition

Yet another Palestinian village  is on the verge of being demolished by Israeli bulldozers. The village is called Susiya and is located in the West Bank, in Area C, which is under full Israeli occupation. 251 more words

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Cancer Rates Spike in Gaza Over Past 10 Years

The ISM website has published an interview with Dr. Rami Mokdad, head of the Oncology Department at Shifa Hospital in Gaza, who reports a significant increase in cancer cases over the past decade. 122 more words

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5 Reasons BDS Is Actually Working | The Nation

via 5 Reasons BDS Is Actually Working | The Nation.

It’s a nonviolent, rights-based movement that represents the concerns of all Palestinian stakeholders—and the reasons for its existence are increasingly urgent.

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What She Looks Like Today...

The iconic photo above was made last summer in Gaza during Israel’s 51-day massacre of people there. The girl’s name is Nema. She was playing in front of her home when a missile from an Israeli F-16 struck. 284 more words

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Gaza One Year On

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the start of the Gaza slaughter (one hesitates to use the word “war”). Here are a few reflections and perspectives. 840 more words

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