Category Archives: Palestinian people

Are The Israelis Serious? That depends, and The Time May Be Now

  “The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.” —Aldous Huxley, novelist (1894-1963) In a speech to the UN General Assembly on November 29, 2012, Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron … Continue reading

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Letters from Palestine, a review

Kenneth Ring, PhD and Ghassan Abdullah, editors: Letters from Palestine: Palestinians Speak Out about Their Lives, Their Country, and the Power of Nonviolence. Wheatmark, Tucson, Arizona, 2010. For Palestinians, 1948 was a catastrophe. When Israel was born, between 700,000 and … Continue reading

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Israel, Moral Values, and the Future

Israel, Moral Values, and The Future More than anything else, the issue of Israel’s future is a moral one. Prior to the founding of the modern state of Israel in 1948, a date that Palestinians call “The Nakba” (Catastrophe), Israel’s … Continue reading

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Gaza is already unliveable and Israel is making it worse, by Rana Alshami

This article, by young Gaza resident Rana Alshami, is published in Richard Forer’s blog, at http://www.richardforer.com/2014/06/gaza-is-already-unlivable-and-israel-is-making-it-even-worse/   Please read and pass it on to others. The situation in Gaza is ghastly, sadistic, and urgently in need of intervention by the international community. … Continue reading

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Omar — A film review by Gilad Atzmon

As you know, one of my “hot button” issues is the deplorable treatment of Palestinians by the Jewish State of Israel. This is what jazzman and philosopher Gilad Atzmon has to say about Palestinian director Hany Abu Assad’s most recent film, … Continue reading

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The biggest problem with victimhood is this: Resenting something keeps the event or events alive. The resentful victim turns them over again and again in his or her mind, frequently victimizing others. A man tells me how much he resents … Continue reading

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Israel, Palestine and Denial: A response to “When will Netanyahu nail himself to the cross?”

In a recent edition of The Japan Times (16 April, 2014), columnist Jeffrey Goldberg published an article about the peace process between Palestine and the Jewish State of Israel. In It he mentions Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, President Obama, Secretary … Continue reading

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“The mirage of peace” — Israel, the Palestinian people and the “peace process”

Here is a link to a new article by author and journalist Ramzy Baroud that goes a long way to showing why the “peace process” has never worked, and will never work given the current Israeli right-wing leadership and the … Continue reading

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