Pianist strikes a note for truth

On Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 in News.

Pianist speaks out 01.19.2009 | The London Free Press By HANK DANISZEWSKI Renowned Canadian pianist Anton Kuerti spoke out yesterday after a concert in London about the Gaza conflict, saying a ceasefire will not end the suffering of Palestinians. “At least the slaughter has stopped — for the moment,” he said yesterday after performing at Wolf Performance Hall in the central library. Last Thursday in Toronto, Kuerti joined other prominent Jewish-Canadians in denouncing Israel’s invasion. He said Israel’s actions made


Sensible analysis

On Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 in News.

“Chronicle of a Suicide Foretold: The Case of Israel” 01.15.2009 | Fernand Braudel Center, Binghamton University (Commentary No. 249) By Immanuel Wallerstein The state of Israel proclaimed its independence at midnight on May 15, 1948. The United Nations had voted to establish two states in what had been Palestine under British rule. The city of Jerusalem was supposed to be an international zone under U.N. jurisdiction. The U.N. resolution had wide support, and specifically that of the United States and


"the Israeli Supreme Court last night rejected two petitions submitted by human right organizations in Israel, demanding the evacuation of wounded from the Gaza Strip and the supply of electricity to Gaza's humanitarian infrastructure"

On Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 in News.

Human Rights Organizations: Open Gaza’s Crossings to Goods and Civilians 01.20.2009 | gisha.org/ In wake of Supreme Court rejection of humanitarian petitions… On "the day after" the fighting in Gaza, the magnitude of death and destruction continues to come to light: ·      Over a hundred bodies pulled out of the wreckage; more bodies still being discovered; ·      More than 300,000 people still without access to running water; sewage running in the streets; ·      200,000 people still without electricity for the


Too much information: Nazis to do damage control after latest massacre

On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 in News.

Anti-Defamation League joins YouTube to fight online hate 01.20.2009 [?] | Haaretz By Haaretz Service The widely popular video sharing website YouTube has reached out to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for its expertise in dealing with hate on the Internet. As a result of this partnership, the League is now a contributor to YouTube’s newly launched Abuse & Safety Center, where users are empowered to identify and confront hate, and to report abuses. The YouTube Abuse & Safety Center features


Israel sues Hamas for Holocaust compensation

On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 in News.

Psychologists to help students deal with war trauma as they return to school 01.20.2009 | Haaretz By Or Kashti The educational system in most of the south will return to a normal schedule today. About 320,000 children from kindergarten through high school will be back in school after almost a month away from the classroom, following a decision by the Education Ministry. The school day will open with a discussion about the recent hostilities in the south. In Ashkelon, only


A Real Hero

On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 in News.

In the eye of the storm 01.20.2009 | The Irish Times By MICHAEL JANSEN PROFILE: JOHN GING: John Ging is an ex-Army officer who worked in Rwanda during the genocide and was in the Balkans when ethnic cleansing took place. As one of the UN’s main men on the ground in Gaza, he says the current Palestinian situation is the worst he has ever encountered LIVING WITH THE angel of death perched on one shoulder, along with 1.5 million Palestinians,


IDF discovers six tanks and two anti-aircraft artillery batteries inside Hamas child's lunch bucket

On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 in News.

Givati commander: IDF fire wasn’t excessive 01.19.2009 | Ynet By Hanan Greenberg Colonel Ilan Malka addressed his brigade’s activity in Gaza during Operation Cast Lead, says ‘we can clearly say we defeated Hamas’. Entire bunkers found under beds in Strip’s houses, he adds IDF holds fire and starts concluding operation. Givati Brigade Commander Colonel Ilan Malka said Monday that “there was not excessive use of fire” during the Israel Defense Forces operation in Gaza. According to Malka, who operated with


Thank you, satanic freaks, for incinerating 400 children

On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 in News.

Thank you, soldiers 01.19.2009 | Ynet By Hanoch Daum Hanoch Daum expresses nation’s gratitude to our troops, who regained Israel’s pride Let’s hold for a moment. Let’s wait a bit with the political debates of the “day after.” After all, we shall have plenty of time to argue. Knesset Member Talab El-Sana will say that we’re murderers, Knesset Member Arieh Eldad will say that we should have dropped a nuclear bomb on Jabaliya, and meanwhile Tzipi Livni will try to


Fox News reporting…news

On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 in News.

Holocaust Survivor Protests Israeli Massacre in Gaza – 2009 01.11.2009 | YouTube.com By SUSMEOUT Elderly Holocaust Survivor protests Israel’s response to Hamas rocket attacks. She says it’s not fair since Israel is so much stronger. What would the international community do if Hamas launched massive airstrikes against Israel, marched deep into Tel Aviv or, shelled a UN-run school building, used as a refugee camp, leaving many Israeli children dead and many more injured? What if the Israeli people had been



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