It's hard to decide who is more sickening: Peres or Ban Ki-moon?

On Thursday, February 25th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

24 February 2010 UN Special Coordinator Robert Serry called on Israeli President Shimon Peres today to discuss efforts to resume Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, the situation in the West Bank, and the continuing crisis in Gaza. At the outset of the meeting, President Peres indicated that Israel intended to fully respect religious rights in places of worship. Special Coordinator Serry, who had expressed his concern on the matter in a statement on Monday, noted President Peres’ reassurance and said he would convey


Psychobabble

On Sunday, February 21st, 2010 in News.

BY BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT 21/02/2010 14:57 Norman Finkelstein’s attempt to secure locations for anti-Israel lectures recalls Marty Feldman’s shifting hump. BERLIN – Remember the late British Jewish actor Marty Feldman’s role in the 1974 comedy film Young Frankenstein? He plays Dr. Frankenstein’s hunchback assistant Igor and moves his hump from shoulder to shoulder to deliberately perplex his boss. The controversial American Jewish political scientist Norman Finkelstein’s attempt to secure locations last week in Munich and Berlin to deliver


Tips to ordinary Israelis representing Israel abroad: Do not raise your arm at a 45 degree angle and shout "Heil Hitler!" Do not sing or hum "Israel uber Alles!" Do not drop white phosphrous on your neighbor' s home! Do not shoot your neighbor's baby especially if it is holding a white flag.

On Sunday, February 21st, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

BY LIAT COLLINS 20/02/2010 23:39 The idea of training ordinary Israelis to represent the country abroad is a welcome effort at (peacefully) fighting back. Israel might have won (just about) all the wars launched against it by its neighbors but there’s one ongoing battle the country is obviously losing: The public diplomacy war. Meet the latest weapon – coming to a street, campus, restaurant or bar near you. Ordinary Israelis. If there are two traits that are meant to typify


Toronto Braces for White Phosphorus Attack

On Saturday, February 20th, 2010 in News.

Global campaign; Film festival furor cited in report By PETER O’NEIL, Canwest News serviceFebruary 19, 2010 The Israeli government should take action against its critics in Toronto and four other “hubs” who are engaged in a global campaign to “delegitimize” Israel, according to a report by a Tel Aviv-based think tank. The Reut Institute said the international effort, dominated by left-wing activists and non-governmental organizations in London, Toronto, Brussels, Madrid and the San Francisco-Oakland area, seeks to “turn Israel into


Canadian Foreign Minister declares: If Israel drops white phosphorus on Nauru, Canada will drop it on Palau

On Saturday, February 20th, 2010 in News.

Junior Foreign Affairs minister Peter Kent is suggesting Canada would rush to Israel’s defence in a military confrontation, telling a Toronto publication that “an attack on Israel would be considered an attack on Canada.” But he later declined to say whether this means that Canada would automatically declare war on an aggressor attacking Israel. In an interview published Feb. 12 in Shalom Life – discussing the threat from Iran – Mr. Kent said: “Prime Minister Harper has made it quite


IDF welcomes "super-gas chamber": New unmanned vehicle christened "Mengele II" combines gas chamber and crematorium; can kill faster and more efficiently than Auschwitz prototype

On Friday, February 19th, 2010 in News.

New unmanned aircraft can fly higher, stay in air longer than other drones Hanan Greenberg Published: 02.18.10, 18:49 / Israel News The IDF is about to receive what is considered the world’s best unmanned aircraft – the Eitan. On Sunday, the Air Force will be receiving the Israeli-made drone, which had already been tested on several occasions, including during operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip. For the time being, Air Force officials only have praise for the new aircraft.


Full text of a Sobering speech

On Friday, February 19th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

In His Name 16/2/2010 The speech delivered by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah during a ceremony marking the anniversary of the martyr leaders held in Sayyed Ashuhada Compound – Beirut Southern Suburbs To the souls of our dear martyrs namely the martyr leaders whose dear anniversary we are marking today: the master of the Islamic Resistance martyrs Hezbollah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Abbass Mussawi, his reverent wife lady Um Yasser and their child Hussein, the Sheikh of the


Have Canadian Nazis met their match in the CJPME?

On Friday, February 19th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By KATHERINE WILTON, The Gazette The organizers of a photo exhibition that shows the plight of Palestinians after the Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip last winter say they will go to court to stop the property manager of the Cinéma du Parc from trying to shut down the show. The exhibition, titled Human Drama in Gaza, features 44 pictures taken during and after Israeli air strikes on Gaza in January 2009. One photo shows a girl buried up


Reductio ad absurdum of Holocaust Remembrance

On Thursday, February 18th, 2010 in News.

A cat living at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz has caused fur to fly between an animal care group and Polish authorities refusing to allow a shelter to be built for it. The grey and white cat, known variously as Rudolf or Bruno despite being female, can often be seen sitting near the notorious “Arbeit macht frei” (“Work sets you free”) sign at the entrance to the cat. She has seemed unperturbed by an unusually cold winter in



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