What We Can Do

On Saturday, May 8th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=124721620871460 Description below. Protest the Caterpillar shareholder meeting Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Time: 12:30pm – 5:00pm Location: Northern Trust Bank Street: 50 S La Salle St City/Town: Chicago, IL View Map Description We’re planning something big for this year’s shareholder meeting, and need your support at the protest! If you travel for one BDS event this year, consider making it the Caterpillar shareholder meeting in Chicago! Since 1967, Caterpillar equipment has been the primary tool that

Israeli High Court rules that IDF can apply "moderate physical pressure" on "ticking-bomb" goats

On Saturday, May 8th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Israeli moves to arrest Lebanese shepherds have now taken a new turn after army units crossed the Israeli pullout line in the south and “kidnapped” 185 goats in the area of al-Shahel on the outskirts of the town of Shebaa. A Lebanese army communiqué said Wednesday the Israeli soldiers took the goats to the occupied Palestinian territories. However, after contacts between the army command and U.N. peacekeepers stationed in the south, Israel returned the goats to Lebanon. Israel usually detains

The Goldstone Tsunami

On Saturday, May 8th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Someone needs to do a psychological study of the Israeli and Jewish right. They are terrified by one man, the great human rights advocate, Justice Richard Goldstone, because he wrote a report revealing what everyone knew anyway — that the Israelis committed war crimes in Gaza. The report came out months ago and, to be honest, it did not change much of anything. The Israelis are still occupying the West Bank and still strangling Gaza. And yet the right is

"He who laughs last laughs best": Palestinians to Laughing Cow

On Saturday, May 8th, 2010 in News.

By Jon Donnison BBC News, Gaza “Every problem has a solution. The Egyptian steel barrier was a problem but we found a solution,” says Mohammed, a grimy-faced Gazan tunnel digger who didn’t want to give his real name. Mohammed, covered in dust and dirt, is in the process of digging a 750m (2,460ft) smuggling tunnel from Gaza into Egypt. He says he’s been digging it for 18 months. As he hauls up a plastic container of sand with an electric

"Worst than Holocaust," Obama tells reporters on his way out

On Saturday, May 8th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

The New York Times Published: May 4, 2010 WASHINGTON — President Obama had lunch on Tuesday with Elie Wiesel, the Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor, as part of an effort to mend fences with American Jews upset by the administration’s stance against the Israeli government’s construction of Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem. The White House effort, which included remarks by senior White House officials before the national leadership conference of the Anti-Defamation League on Monday night, is part of an

More anti-Semitism

On Saturday, May 8th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press Writer VIENNA – The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is asking for international input on how to persuade Israelto join the Nonproliferation Treaty, in a move that is sure to add to pressure on the Jewish state to disclose its unacknowledged nuclear arsenal. In a letter made available Wednesday, Yukiya Amano asked foreign ministers of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s 151 member states to share views on how to implement a resolution demanding that

Nasrallah on Sublime Martyrs and Laughing Cows

On Thursday, May 6th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

In His Name 2942010-05-01 Hezbollah Secretary General on the sentences issued in Egypt: Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah considered the statements issued today against the resistance men who were supporting the resistance fighters in Gaza Strip as political statements which are unjust to those noble men. In an interview with Kuwaiti Al Rai TV Channel, Sayyed Nasrallah said: Since the first day in which the arrest of these brethrens in Egypt was announced we – I personally – asserted

Guess Who's Coming to Schnorrer?"* [*Schnorrer is a Yiddish term meaning "beggar" or "sponger".]

On Thursday, May 6th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Part of US administration “charm offensive” aimed at Jewish community. WASHINGTON – Elie Wiesel received a lunch invitation at the White House. The event is to take place on Tuesday, following the publication of newspaper ads by Wiesel obliquely criticizing the Obama administration for pressuring Israel to end building in eastern Jerusalem. Wiesel is a Nobel Peace Laureate and Holocaust memoirist. A “charm offensive” has been recently launched by the Obama administration directed at the Jewish community, blanketing Jewish events

Obama "shocked" as Wiesel charges $250,000 for lunch at White House: "But I spoke to him about the Holocaust," an angry Wiesel retorted.

On Thursday, May 6th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said after lunching with President Barack Obama Tuesday that recent tensions between Washington and the Israeli government were “gone.” Wiesel, a staunch supporter of Israel, said he enjoyed a “good Kosher lunch” with Obama, who has frequently praised his fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner and joined him at the former Buchenwald Nazi camp in Germany last year. Last month, Wiesel put his name to a newspaper advertisement criticizing the US

MESCHUGGE WATCH — Guess who said: A) "Israel has saved more Muslim and Arab lives than all of the Arab and Muslim countries combined"; B) "Israel has taught the world how to fight wars against terrorism ethically and with concern for avoiding civilian casualties"; C) "Israel should be so proud and appreciative of Israel"; D) "Compare Israel to other countries that started with the revolutions or simply grabbing a land of other people, [while] Israel paid for every inch of its land, paid for it by money and paid for it by the blood of its children." For answer go to: http://www.aipac.org/PC2010/webPlayer/sun_dershowitz10.asp

On Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict, Video.

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