New report finds that 1 of every 5 Israeli teenagers swaps condoms and 1 of every 7 swaps holocausts

On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 in News.

Muhammad, who escaped Sudan genocide and found shelter in Israel, to travel to Nazi concentration camp with his classmates. ‘Studying about your Holocaust helps me connect to my own holocaust,’ he tells his friends Itamar Eichner Published: 07.03.10, 08:57 / Israel Jewish Scene Kibbutz Eilot’s 11th graders are scheduled to visit Auschwitz this month. They will stand at the former Nazi concentration camp and try to imagine the last moments of the Jewish victims, who saw their loved ones being


Such a pity Israel killed Eichmann. He so wanted to get married and start a family.

On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Military committee accepts appeal filed by Taysir Hayb, who was sentenced to eight years in prison for shooting Tom Hurndall in Rafah in 2003. Judges rule soldier has turned his life around, no longer poses a threat. Military Advocacy: Release could hurt Israel-UK ties Hanan Greenberg After six and a half years in jail and four committees which discussed mitigating his sentence, the Israel Defense Forces on Monday agreed to release soldier Taysir Hayb, who killed a British peace activist


Amazing! A Western public official who utters several consecutive words that actually contain a shred of truth

On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Former EU commissioner Chris Patten calls Gaza blockade an immoral failure and says bloc must be more independent The European Union must shake off US dominance and take a bolder approach in pressing for a settlement of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, the former EU commissioner Chris Patten said today on a visit to Gaza. Israel’s policy of blockading Gaza had been a “terrible failure – immoral, illegal and ineffective”, he said, which had “deliberately triggered an economic and social crisis which


IARA LEE on IHH

On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 in News, Video.

by Iara Lee In the immediate aftermath of the massacre aboard the Mavi Marmara on May 31st, 2010, while journalists and activists were detained and isolated from the world, the Israeli government was quick to unleash their own version of events. Like the physical assault on the boat, the Israeli media assault was also reckless, clumsy, malicious, and dangerous. They were cynical enough to understand that first impressions in the mainstream American media are what count, and with this in


An aspiring musician writes

On Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 in News.

Why Cant They Hear? It is a pressing question, especially at the moment. During Bush’s 2nd term in office the Left regrouped after Kerry’s loss and was steering away from power politics. Grassroots activism was on the rise and many educational successes were occurring. And yet now, if you ask the average American about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, global warming, socialism, etc. you get a bland, dull, regurgitation of mainstream talking points. This despite the fact that so


An insightful tribute

On Sunday, July 18th, 2010 in News.

The most senior Shiite cleric in Lebanon, Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah, has died. The intellectual guiding force of the Shiite Hezbollah movement in Lebanon, Fadlallah supported the armed fight against Israel but condemned Islamic terrorism. He also worked for the peaceful coexistence of the different denominations in Lebanon. This portrait by Stephan Rosiny In the south of Beirut, right in the middle of Harat Hreik, or the “Hezbollah quarter”, stands a ten-storey hospital equipped with the most up-to-date modern equipment. Patients



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