Call-Girls United Present Blair with Xaviera Hollander Life Time Achievement Award. The press release said, "If ever there were a happy hooker, he is it." [For Hollander, go to: http://www.xavierahollander.com/index.php]

On Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

  Quarter Envoy Tony Blair‘s spokeswoman has denied any implication that Blair helped rescue a Palestinian cell phone company on the verge of bankruptcy because of its financial ties with one of his consulting clients, as was first reported by The Daily Mail in its Sunday issue. The report claimed that the former British prime minister mounted an intense political lobbying campaign to save the cellphone company, Wataniya, in which the banking giant JP Morgan indirectly holds a significant financial


At long last, some good news

On Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Survey released on the eve of Rosh Hashanah also finds one in nine Spaniards think that Israel should ‘disappear ‘. By Barak Ravid A new poll by the Spanish government released on the eve of Rosh Hashanah in Madrid shows that one in three Spaniards is anti-Semitic, maintaining negative opinions about Jews. Another 46 percent had favorable views of Jews. One in nine Spaniards, the survey found, supports the statement that “Israel should disappear because it was established on Arab


EXCELLENT INTERVIEW WITH GIDEON LEVY

On Friday, September 10th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By JAMIE STERN-WEINER For decades Gideon Levy has used the platform provided by the liberal Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz to shine a light on the brutal realities of Israel’s occupation. His journalism, along with that of his colleague Amira Hass, has been an invaluable resource not only for Israeli readers but, through the Ha’aretz website, for international audiences seeking an informed and humane Israeli perspective on the conflict. It would be difficult to overstate how isolated Levy is within his own


Israel's Welcome Wagon

On Friday, September 10th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Saturday, September 4, 2010, in Ben Gurion Airport, Israel. British-born Palestinian Hip Hop artist, Shadia Mansour was surrounded by airport security and “intelligence officers” armed with guns. Ms. Mansour was told to return to her luggage after a usual baggage xray and multiple searches, when eight agents ran towards her, weapons drawn and pointed, they aggressively kicked away her bags and surrounded her. The eight agents had their guns pointed at Ms. Mansour while having her stand in the same


Gideon Levy at his best

On Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Pfc. Aluf Benn spent his years in the army in the Military Police in Lebanon. Yesterday, with commendable courage, he revealed his military routines in these pages ("When I was Eden Abergil"). He handcuffed and blindfolded people countless times and led many detainees to their cages. He saw detainees eating like dogs, as he put it – crouching with their hands tied behind their backs – and smelled their sweat and urine. Benn tried to argue that everyone did this,


So, now we know they'll be targeting "hospitals, and homes and schools" in the next war

On Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Israel’s ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren, warned Friday that Hezbollah has placed around 15,000 rockets along Lebanon’s border with Israel, including some that could hit southern Eilat. “The Syrian-Iranian backed Hezbollah poses a very serious threat to Israel,” Oren said in a conference call focused mainly on the new direct Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations. “Hezbollah today now has four times as many rockets as it had during the 2006 Lebanon war. These rockets are longer-range. Every city in


From a former student and real activist

On Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

by: Shirien D. The first statement to come out of the meeting between President Obama and Israeli PM Netanyahu last week was Obama’s condemnation of the deaths of four Israeli settlers in Hebron, who were shot by Palestinian snipers. Hamas’ military wing, Al-Qassam Brigades, claimed responsibility for the deadly shootings. But so did an unknown group, the Haq Brigades. The official Hamas political party insisted it played no role in the shootings and claimed that the shootings and the talks