Tag Archives: justice

Pursuing ideals

The important thing is to never give up. Here is a poem that describes what we must do in crazy times like these. ~ ~ ~ Even though our reality Is filled with discrepancies and problems We should not stop … Continue reading

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Comments on an Israeli propaganda video

Israel has one response to critics like historian Ilan Pappe, author of “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine,” attack the book and its author as frauds, the object being to kill the book and destroy its author. That is the only purpose … Continue reading

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Jerk

Jerk is a word that shows contempt. We don’t talk with jerks, we ridicule them, push them away, and call them names. So when I read an article online about an elector on his state’s electoral college who had resigned … Continue reading

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Does Israel have a future?

Israel is a settler nation, a nation created from cleansing the natives from the territory they sought to occupy. Israel became a nation in 1948, a homeland for Jews in the ancient land of Israel, a land where they could … Continue reading

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When reality stares us in the face, face it

On March 14, 2014 journalist Alison Weir published a book “Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the US was used to create Israel.” To date it has received 289 reviews, 79% of them 5-star reviews. One reader … Continue reading

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How Not to Win Friends and Influence People: ignore them and talk about yourself

In April of this year, Rabbi Alissa Wise of Jewish Voice for Peace gave a talk at a Christian pro-Palestine conference, Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), held in Vancouver, BC. FOSNA’s goals are (1) to promote awareness and understanding of … Continue reading

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When truth hurts

Sometimes learning the truth is very painful, especially when it has to do with a country that you love, a people that you love, and/or truths that you cherish and believe are unquestionable. Faced with this kind of situation, we … Continue reading

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