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Whatever happens in Tuesday's elections in Israel, Americans will have learned two valuable lessons. For starters, when it mattered most on U.S. policy toward Iran, Republicans supported a foreign ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 02:38 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Recent polling from Israel suggests that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and its coalition allies may eke out a narrow victory in the March 17 elections. Here in the United States, ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 02:24 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Haaretz reports today on the news that Israeli authorities have requested bids to construct 450 housing units in settlements beyond the 1967 borders. The piece is titled: U.S. says Israeli ...
by subir
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 02:15 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Less than one month ago, Republican Senator and possible 2016 presidential candidate Lindsey Graham (R-SC) traveled to Jerusalem to deliver a simple message to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 01:57 PM PST with 28 Recommends
"Today, there is a new front in the fight for human rights. I used to carry a big gun. Now, I am carrying this. This is a much more powerful and much, much more effective weapon. But we have to ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 04:44 AM PST with 32 Recommends
The news that an unnamed Obama administration official called Benjamin Netanyahu "chickenshit" has put U.S.-Israeli relations on a hot boil. While the anonymous remark was neither helpful nor ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 99 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 03:41 PM PDT with 135 Recommends
Numerous sources in Israel-Palestine are reporting that an Israeli settler ran over two young Palestinian girls with a car, killing 5-year-old Enas Shawkat and injuring the other, outside a ...
by BenNorton
Comment Count 183 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 08:56 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
ISIS, Al Qaeda, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, West Bank, Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Somalia, Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia...and, now this breaking news from The Department of “What-Could-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 157 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 03:36 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." ~ Frederick Douglass ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One of the biggest flaws of liberals, from ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 06:39 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Yad Vashem and the Israeli government gave him a "Righteous among the Nations" medal. And then Israeli forces went ahead and killed six members of his extended family in Gaza by bombing their home. ...
by subir
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 05:20 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Israel's Likud Government is trying to ban public protests against its ongoing assault in Gaza, citing the danger of rocket attacks as a pretext prohibit protests against its punitive military ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 215 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 03:41 PM PDT with 105 Recommends
No, this isn't a War Diary. So you can feel free to read on. If anything, this is a Peace Diary. Because it explains how you can help to be a force for Peace, Human Rights, and Dignity for an ...
by Celtic Merlin
Comment Count 138 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 04:54 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Michael Oren, the former Israeli ambassador to the United States, is a fixture on American television screens and op-ed pages. His defense of the Netanyahu government and its military campaign in ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 12:50 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Why have some observers, including former USA president Jimmy Carter , current Secretary of State John Kerry , archbishop Desmond Tutu , along with many black South Africans ...
by cailloux
Comment Count 93 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 06:41 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
The taboo against criticizing Israel hurts both Israel and America "It's terrible," my lover Patrick says by phone from Brussels about anti-Israeli demonstrators holding signs that say, "Hitler ...
by Richard J Rosendall
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 02:47 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Recently, I've argued in favor of peace between Israel and the Palestinian people. And I still desire peace. However, I made the mistake of equating Israel and Hamas, and believed that Israel was ...
by GAKeynesian
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 11:02 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Israel is harming America and endangering American citizens at home and abroad. Israel is now a rogue terrorist state, captured by violence and the neoconservative push for World War IV against 1/3 ...
by New Minas
Comment Count 96 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 12:10 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Something stood out this weekend that hasn’t gotten enough attention – imo. A point that gets mentioned now and again but always seems to be overridden by the ‘who’s most at fault’ ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2014 at 03:57 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
In the mid-19th century, influenced by the nationalism then sweeping much of the continent, some European Jews concluded that the remedy to centuries of persecution and pogroms in Europe and Russia ...
by Flyswatterbanjo
Comment Count 161 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2014 at 01:32 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
I’ve been thinking about what happens after the end of the Israeli government’s current assault on the people of Gaza. The blockade of Gaza’s land, sea, and air borders by Israel and Egypt ...
by cailloux
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends