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The Rabbi at the Merde Spectacle ~ STRONG LANGUAGE!
Society & Culture  (tags: Ohio University Hillel, Rabbi Danielle Leshaw, Megan Marzec, Israel, Gaza, student government, ethics, freedoms, interesting, society, education, Human Rights, Israeli occupation of Palestine )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Earlier this week I wrote a post criticizing Rabbi Danielle Leshaw, the director of the Ohio University Hillel, for supporting a group that denies the existence of the occupation, and she called me a "douchebag" and an "asshole" on her twitter feed,...
Leading Writers and Editors Protest Israeli Sponsorship of Brooklyn Book Festival
Society & Culture  (tags: Brooklyn Book Festival, sponsorship, Human Rights, writers, editors, Israel, Gaza, ethics, society, news, world, sadness, interesting, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
It is deeply regrettable that the Festival has chosen to accept funding from the Israeli government just weeks after Israel's bloody 50-day assault on the Gaza Strip, which left over 2100 Palestinians - including 500 children - dead, displaced a fourth...
Gaza and the American Awakening
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, Americans, liberal Jews, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, freedoms, violence, death, dishonesty, ethics, politics, government )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
While the Israeli government talks about "pinpoint strikes" and "unprovoked attacks from Hamas" it has become increasingly difficult to ignore the massive destruction of the Gazan infrastructure,hospitals,schools,government buildings, UN facilities, homes
Naive? At a Jewish Spiritual Retreat Center, I Insist on Talking About Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Gaza, religion, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, death, education, humans, violence, rights, sadness, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The retreat was described as a 'transformative experience', where we could delve deep into spiritual practice and emerge refreshed and purified. I was here to teach a yoga meditation workshop. I'd also volunteered to lead some discussions on Israel/Gaza.
Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Law Allowing Housing Discrimination Against Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, apartheid Israeli regime, government, ethics, freedoms, society, law, news, rights, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesterday, Israel's Supreme Court dismissed a petition by Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel effectually facilitating the Judaization of more Palestinian owned land inside Israel.
Hundreds of Gaza Children Permanently Disabled By This Summer's Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, rehabilitation, medical care, children, disabled, society, sadness, violence, ethics, crime, freedoms, safety, health, family, rights )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
This summer's 51 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas took a heavy toll on Gaza's children, killing 501, according to U.N. figures. It injured an additional 3,374, and though the bombs have stopped, hundreds of those children face an uncertain future
Please Sign: Demand Turkey Overturn New INternet Amendments
World  (tags: Turkey, human rights, internet, surveillance and censorship, Human Rights Watch, Turkish Telecommunications Directorate, TiD, blocking websites, information colletion, pollitical profiling )

Susan
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Turkey's Telecommunications Directorate has just been given broad powers to monitor citizens' internet usage. And Human Rights Watch is calling for an overturn of the amendment allowing this rights violation.
Guatemala's Mining Laws Are Stoking Conflict: Now Is the Moment to Act ACTION
World  (tags: Indigenous peoples, Guatamala, mining, human rights, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - e-activist.com
Intensive gold and silver mining and other resource extraction in Guatemala are taking place without proper consultation with local communities, creating conflict.
South Sudan in Crisis ACTION
World  (tags: South Sudan, violence, world, human rights, famine, foreign aid workers dispelled )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Rain and humanitarian aid helped stall the onset of famine but a new threat looms -- renewed fighting.
This Is Our Land!': West Bank Village Wadi Fukin Fights Largest Israeli Land Grab in Decades Israel/Palestine Kelly Lynn on Sept
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, land grab, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, news, society, rights, corruption, abuse, government, law )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Leaders in the village of Wadi Fukin have galvanized locals into organizing Friday demonstrations against Israeli occupation for the first time in years, after 4,000 dunams (nearly 1,000 acres) in the southern West Bank was declared "state land" by Israel
Deir Al Balah Rehabilitation Center Cares for Gaza's Disabled in the Wake of 'Operation Protective Edge'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, disabled, Deir al Balah Rehabilitation Center, news, society, Israel, Human Rights, children, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In the central Gaza Strip area of Deir al Balah, Usama Abu Safer, 30, devotes his time to working with disabled people. Born paraplegic, Abu Safer's own disability inspired him to dedicate his life to this work. "
Samantha Power to Be a Leading Advocate for Women's Health and Rights ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, safety, Samantha Power, world, women's rights, human rights )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - action.ippfwhr.org
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the United Nations to encourage all world leaders to support a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own body.
Put the Children First: Lift the Blockade on Gaza
World  (tags: Gaza Blockade, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, children, education, violence, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - haaretz.com
The opening of the school year in Gaza this week was the most harrowing in living memory. Hundreds of psychologists were on hand at all 252 UNRWA schools to lead a week of counseling for 241,000 students. We began with a roll call to see who was alive...
Israeli Cop Charged Over Beaten Palestinian-American Teen
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Americans, Palestine, Israel, violence, crime, death, freedoms, news, law, society, rights, government )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday that police have charged an officer who was filmed beating a Palestinian-American teenager during a violent protest in July. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, of Tampa, Florida, was beaten at the east Jerusalem protest that...
Gaza Ceasefire Proving Once Again to Be Part of the 'Occupation Game'
World  (tags: Gaza ceasefire, Israel, dishonesty, 'occupation game', Human Rights, media, middle-east, government, ethics, freedoms, world, violence, society )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Unlike what Western mainstream media coverage of the conflict suggests, Israel violates the vast majority of ceasefires first."It is overwhelmingly Israel that kills first after a pause in the conflict:79% of all conflict pauses were interrupted by Israel
 

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