On Friday, November 27th, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By Gideon Levy Why is it permissible to talk to Hamas about the fate of one captive soldier and another several hundred prisoners, but forbidden to talk to them about the fate of two nations? Never has Israeli logic been so distorted. Now, when our hearts look forward to the deal’s implementation, when every human heart should look forward to Gilad Shalit’s release – and yes, to the release of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, some of them political prisoners for


On Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 in News.

Dear Norm , The events in brief as they happened : The land of Golden opportunities … This is what the UAE has been trying to promote itself through itself through CNN and other major media tycoons but underlying these smooth golden dunes lies violations of human rights in all its facets … The man-hunt and the phone-tags started some while ago even before the Lebanese elections as I have figured out from the questions that were addressed to me

In joint news conference, Foxman and Dershowitz warn of new Holocaust

On Saturday, November 21st, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Nov. 19, 2009 HILARY LEILA KRIEGER , Jerusalem Post Correspondent , THE JERUSALEM POST As the White House prepares for its annual Hanukka party and candle-lighting, many previous attendees are going to find themselves left in the dark as the number of invitations is set to shrink to half of last year’s. Though several Jewish leaders expressed understanding for the economic and other reasons behind the cut, they acknowledged that it would likely help feed feelings in some quarters of

French Foreign Minister declares that Israel's expulsion of one million Palestinians will not halt peace process. "La route vers paix souvent n'est pas directe," said the French douchebag.

On Saturday, November 21st, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

HERB KEINON, HILARY LEILA KRIEGER and ABE SELIG , THE JERUSALEM POST French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said Wednesday night that the preliminary approval given to build 900 units in Gilo, while regrettable, would not stop the diplomatic process. Kouchner, speaking after a day of meetings in Israel with the government’s top leadership, said he understood that the decision was not a political one made by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. He added that the move, which could see the expansion

Finkelstein in Helsinki

On Saturday, November 21st, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein, a documentary by David Ridgen and Nicolas Rossier, premiered in Finland at the Lens Politica festival. Norman Finkelstein is an American researcher who has written extensively on the Israel–Palestine conflict and on the politics of the Nazi holocaust. His books The Holocaust Industry and Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History received both high praise and intense criticism. Finkelstein was in Helsinki attending the premier of American Radical,

When beauty is not even skin deep

On Friday, November 20th, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

According to Socialist Party website, Dutch foreign minister intends to investigate whether Dead Sea cosmetic company’s products sporting label ‘Made in Israel’ are manufactured on ‘occupied’ territory Meirav Crystal It seems as though not everyone in Holland is thrilled with Ahava beauty products. In a discussion held in the Dutch parliament a few days ago, Dutch Foreign Minister Maxime Verhagen agreed to launch an investigation of the Dead Sea company’s products marketed in Holland in order to ascertain whether they

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