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On Monday, May 31st, 2010 in News.

Noam and Norman, The latest news on the Flotilla is that they had been surrounded earlier by 3 Israeli War Ships for 2 hours. The Flotilla of ships have now sailed due west, further into International waters. (Like that would stop Israel from attacking….) The 3 War Ships have now gone out of range on the radars, but are not far away. The situation is still very tense on board, however, everyone is prepared for the worst. I am in

Nasrallah Speaks!

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010 in News.

In His Name The speech delivered by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah marking the tenth anniversary of the Resistance and Liberation Day on Tuesday 25/5/2010 at Sayyed Asshuhada Compound in Beirut’s Southern Suburb. In the Name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah, The Lord of the world. Peace be on the Seal of prophets, our Master and Prophet Abi Al Qassem Mohammad and on his chaste and pure Household, chosen companions and all prophets

Resolving the Israel-Palestine conflict: What we can learn from South Africa

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010 in News. [This article was excerpted with permission from President Thabo Mbeki’s speech at the Al-Jazeera Forum in Doha on May 24, 2010.] Al-Jazeera invited us to address this Forum on the topic–Talking to the Enemy: the South African Experience. We should perhaps conclude with some of the most important lessons specific to this experience. One of these is that the path to the negotiations became possible once the dominant ruling power in our country realised that it could not achieve its objectives

Obama Launches Jewish Money Month

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

U.S. President launches Jewish Heritage Month in first-ever White House reception honoring contribution of Jewish Americans. By Natasha Mozgovaya and The Associated Press   U.S. President Barack Obama launched Jewish Heritage Month on Thursday as he hosted some 200 guests at the White House to honor the contribution of Jewish Americans. In his address, Obama said that Jewish people’s belief that a better future is always possible should be a lesson for all Americans. Obama honored the contributions American

Recent Correspondence (II)

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010 in News.

Please post under: Recent Correspondence (II) On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 1:56 AM, mordy tassa <> wrote: Dear Mr. Finkelstein,   In preparation for my research on the subject of “self-hatred” I would like to interview you about this abnormal human phenomena.   For instance, Wikipedia defines self-hatred as “The term self-hatred can refer to either a strong dislike for oneself, one’s actions, or a strong dislike or hatred of one’s own race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, species or any

Recent correspondence

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010 in News.

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:29 AM, <> wrote:   im quite tired of seeing your name plastered all over the internet.  you are an islamo=nazi who does not practice what you preach  why dont you go to the middleast and fight the israelis like so many of your islamo-nazi brethren?  let me tell you why!  you are a coward who promotes the murder  of non-muslims but is unwilling to engage in such activity  yourself.  i wish you would

Bear in mind that this article was published in the far-right Jerusalem Post. Is it even conceivable that the N.Y. Times would run it? This past week one of Israel's main television networks broadcast the documentary AMERICAN RADICAL three times. An old Israeli friend wrote to ask whether it had been shown in the U.S. I had to smile.

On Friday, May 28th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Gaza is a paradise if Foreign Ministry statements are any indication. Don’t you just wish you lived in Gaza? Don’t you just envy those people who get to raise their kids amid such abundance? Look at all the stuff they’ve got: “Truckloads of meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, fruits, vegetables, milk powder, baby food, wheat and other staples arrive in Gaza on a daily basis,” said the Foreign Ministry in advance of the “Freedom Flotilla,” due to either reach Gaza

Look what rat crawled back out of the sewer. Last we heard from Justus, he was trying to prove that Edward Said wasn't Palestinian

On Friday, May 28th, 2010 in News.

Radical groups are hijacking her name for their purposes. International “activists” are at it again. A nine-ship flotilla of “peace activists” is on its way from Turkey, Greece and other European countries toward the Gaza strip, laden with left-wingers and a variety of goods to supplement those available to Gaza residents. This represents the latest effort by a radical group known as the Free Gaza Movement (FGM). In an attempt to galvanize support and sympathy, and achieve a better result

Yentas for Zion organize fleet of bovine to counter Gaza freedom flotilla

On Friday, May 28th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Israel education group ‘StandWithUs’ to meet ‘Free Gaza’ activists at sea. The European “Freedom Flotilla” will have a surprise waiting when it reaches Israel’s southern waters this weekend. Israel advocacy non-profit StandWithUs plans to greet the European convoy with its own demonstration at sea. The organization expects the flotilla of European left-wing activists to reach Israeli waters this weekend, although their arrival has been delayed. A fleet of privately owned Israeli boats will leave the Ashdod and Herzliya marinas in

"Analyze My Brain," Says Corpse of Deceased Nazi

On Thursday, May 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Robert Benzie/Toronto Star JERUSALEM—Israeli President Shimon Peres has made Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty an offer he can’t refuse. In an extraordinary one-hour meeting, which was open to the media travelling with McGuinty, the Nobel Prize-winning Peres asked Ontario to partner with Israel on leading-edge brain research. “I would like to suggest to you something that doesn’t exist between countries,” the Israeli head of state told the premier at Beit Hanassi, the presidential palace here. “Let’s make as a start a

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