Category Archives: Palestinians

UPDATED | What’s Going On at the Siloam Pool?

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, on 27 DEC 2022 various Israeli government entities and settler organizations made a surprise announcement: Jerusalem’s lower Pool of Siloam is to be excavated and exposed in its entirety in the coming months, and ultimately … Continue reading

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VIDEO | Why are Palestinian Christians Leaving Jesus’ Birthplace?

Will you invest 12 minutes in a deeper understanding of the everyday realities facing the native Christians of Jesus’ homeland, particularly those of the Bethlehem region? Their numbers have been shrinking steadily over the past seven decades, and the reasons … Continue reading

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Leftist Israeli Journalist Confesses: “I Finance Terrorism”

The fearless Amira Hass and other writers for the Haaretz newspaper — along with Uri Avnery, Jonathan Cook and others of their ilk — were critical in shaping my political awareness during my sojourn in that land. Haas is still … Continue reading

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At 95, Son of an Israeli PM Comments on Zionism’s Founding Ideology

Online source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20210920-israel-and-the-zionist-enterprise-were-born-in-sin-says-heir-to-an-iconic-zionist-family/ In a remarkable political conversion, Yaakov Sharett, the heir to an iconic Zionist family and son of Israel’s second Prime Minister, Moshe Sharett, has turned his back on the founding ideology of the occupation state. “The State … Continue reading

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Give Israel Your Unconditional Support… and this is what you’re supporting

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VIDEO | “Who Is My Neighbor?” — How Compassion Plays Out in the Land of the Bible

Crises like the coronavirus pandemic tend to lay bare the fault-lines within human societies — sometimes fractures normally hidden just beneath the surface but just as often gaping chasms that should have been unmistakable to anyone paying attention. It’s certainly … Continue reading

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Trump’s and Bibi’s ‘Deal of the Century’: Precision engineered to ensure failure

The sheer duplicity and cynicism of it are truly breathtaking, even for world-class shysters and bullies like Trump and Netanyahu. Since the plan’s unveiling last week — trotted out by the president’s pinhead schoolboy son-in-law, Jared Kushner — much ink … Continue reading

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