Nasrallah Speaks!

On Sunday, October 17th, 2010 in News.

“” In His Name 9-10-2010 The Speech delivered by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah during the ceremony organized by Jihad Al Binaa on October 9th, 2010 to mark the end of the campaign of planting a million trees. I welcome all of you in this blessed ceremony making the wrap up of the blessed campaign – the kind tree campaign. In this occasion, I would like to tackle three issues: the first topic is the one million tree campaign

At Obama's request Jon Voight convinces estranged daughter Angelina Jolie to "facilitate" the peace process: "I'll do whatever it takes," Jolie says at news conference next to grinning Netanyahu.

On Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 in News.

Palestinian leadership blames Israel for being obstructive as US mediators seek compromise Leaders of the main moderate Palestinian factions yesterday voted to oppose further negotiations while building continues in Jewish settlements, amid increasing US frustration at Israel’s refusal to prolong a 10-month moratorium on construction. The Palestinian Liberation Organisation executive decided that any resumption of direct peace talks – the first for 21 months – “requires tangible steps, the first of them a freeze on settlements”. A senior PLO official,

Cutting costs

On Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 in News.

Chief Rabbinate to hold hearing on rabbi from Haifa area suspected of not removing entire foreskin during brit ceremony. Following discovery, dozens of concerned parents contact experts to check if their children’s circumcision was performed thoroughly. No concern for medical complications Kobi Nahshoni Israel’s Chief Rabbinate suspects that a mohel (ritual circumciser) from the north performed hundreds of circumcisions in recent years that did not comply with Jewish Law. Some of the children circumcised by the rabbi have already undergone

News from Bil'in

On Monday, September 27th, 2010 in News.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Man shot with live ammunition at Bil`in wall protest   Photos By Hamde Abu-Rahma     Photos By Hamde Abu-Rahma 24 September 2010 Bil`in, West Bank-Ashraf Al-Khatib was shot in the leg with a 0.22” caliber live bullet at the weekly demonstration against the illegal apartheid wall. An international nonviolent activist was also hit in the shoulder with a low-flying tear gas canister. The hundreds of other participants were attacked with huge quantities of tear gas. The

How about the Hakenkrreuz (swastika)?

On Monday, September 27th, 2010 in News.

After creating US President Barack Obama’s successful online campaign and introducing Lance Armstrong’s yellow wristbands to the world, American marketing agency SS+K faces a new challenge – branding the State of Israel among American youths. The company has been hired in order to come up with various marketing schemes for diverse target audiences, and also to provide general guidelines for an Israeli public relations campaign in the United States. The agency had been paid a $250,000 fee for its work.

On Sarkozy and Gypsies

On Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 in News.

Is this a Jewish joke or a Gypsy joke? What do you get when a Jew and a Gypsy go into business together? A chain of empty stores. About fifteen years ago, a friend of mine opened a shop selling fabrics and other household staples in a Tuscan town. She was English, beautiful and an innocent in the world of commerce. The other shopkeepers adored her, because she and her daughters charmed them and brought a lot of trade to

Change that you can believe in. (If Obama is hauled before the International Criminal Court, I do hope Michelle has a cute outfit for the occasion.)

On Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 in News.

AT JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH. The U.S. soldiers hatched a plan as simple as it was savage: to randomly target and kill an Afghan civilian, and to get away with it. For weeks, according to Army charging documents, rogue members of a platoon from the 5th Stryker Combat Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, floated the idea. Then, one day last winter, a solitary Afghan man approached them in the village of La Mohammed Kalay. The “kill team” activated the plan. One

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