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Vision of Everyday Life in Palestine Too Bleak for Some
Offbeat  (tags: theatre, Tales of A City by the Sea, Samah Sabawi, La Mama theatre, the VCAA, the Australian Jewish Democratic Society, VCE drama curriculum, Gaza, Palestinian life )

- 21 days ago -
What the critics don't seem to grasp is this play is not about the Palestine/Israel conflict. Ordinary Palestinian life in Gaza does not revolve around political discussion. It is consumed with the daily battle for survival
Waseem Shalouf: A Story of Hope and Determination From Gaza   video
Offbeat  (tags: good news, child, Waseem Shalouf, genetic disability, Gaza, Palestine Children's Relief Fund, Shriners Children’s Hospital, Spokane, Washington State, prosthetic legs, walking, climbing, hope, determination )

- 92 days ago -
7 yr old Waseem was born with a deformity, unable to walk like other kids his age. Sent to Spokane, after five months of multiple surgeries and therapy he was able to complete his treatment and go back home walking on two legs instead of a wheelchair
PA Dedicates Another Square to Murderer
Offbeat  (tags: Murder, murderer, Palestinians, Gaza )

- 291 days ago -
The Palestinian Authority has dedicated another city square to the memory of a terrorist murderer responsible for the deaths of civilians.
Palestinian Authority Education A Recipe for Hate and Terror
Offbeat  (tags: education, hate, Palestinians, Gaza, terrorists, terrorism, crime, culture, society )

- 334 days ago -
Palestinian Media Watch has prepared a comprehensive report on Palestinian Authority education. It includes chapters on names of schools (dozens named after terrorists), school activities (eg visiting homes of terrorists), statements and activities of
We Saw Kids Without Hands and Legs:How Two Clown Doctors Dodged the Bullets and Shells to Make Wounded Children Laugh in Gaza
Offbeat  (tags: gaza, clowns, children, hospitals, heartwarming )

- 345 days ago -
At the height of the devastating war in Gaza one man donned a clown suit to dodge the bullets and shells.
Today's @Amnesty Deceptions and Lies
Offbeat  (tags: Amnesty, lies, propaganda, Israel, Gaza, corruption, ethics, safety, society, religioan, Islam, Muslims, protection, world )

- 348 days ago -
As Amnesty continues to add to the anti-Israel rhetoric accompanying its 50 Days for Gaza campaign, we will continue to expose their deceptions and lies.
Lions Stranded in Gaza Cross Border
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, Gaza, zoo, saved, rescued, four paws )

- 355 days ago -
Amir Khalil of British charity Four Paws International said they left Gaza and are travelling through Israel to Jordan.
Banksy Mural Painted on the Only Remaining Piece of a Bombed House in Gaza Is Reunited With Its Homeless Owner
Offbeat  (tags: Banksy, street artist, graffiti, Gaza )

- 440 days ago -
A Banksy mural painted on the only remaining piece of a bombed out house in Gaza could be reunited with the homeless owner who claims he was duped into selling it for just $200.
Top Investigative Reporters Assail Associated Press Story on Gaza Civilian Casualties
Offbeat  (tags: Journalism, lies, Gaza, Hamas, Palestinians, Muslims, terrorists, terrorism, culture, ethics, society )

- 471 days ago -
The AP reveals a pattern of one-sided reporting, staged photos, and poor research. It also uncovers a departure from established ethical journalism, and contends that the AP story âEURoewas set into motion by slanted, politically biased non-governmental or
GazaâEUR(TM)s Female Mediators Stand Up for WomenâEUR(TM)s Rights
Offbeat  (tags: Gaza, women, culture, ethics, protection, safety, society, Islam, Muslims )

- 472 days ago -
Over the past couple of years, female mediators have increasingly emerged in the Gaza Strip. Some inherited the profession from their fathers and grandfathers, while others possessed innate wisdom and statesmanship.
Banksy Releases Spoof Travel Advert... for Gaza
Offbeat  (tags: Gaza, Palestinians, Gaza, Gaza Strip, art, artist, Banksy )

- 484 days ago -
Guerrilla street artist Banksy has released a satirical travel advert - for trips to the Gaza Strip.
The Ballad of Rivka and Mohammed   video
Offbeat  (tags: Rivka, ghetto, Vilna, Mohammed, Gaza, beach )

- 495 days ago -
A song which tells the story of two children in two different wars. Written and performed by Leon Rosselson.
Safeguarding GazaâEUR(TM)s Ancient Past
Offbeat  (tags: Gaza, Bronze Age, ancient past, Gaza Museum of Archeology, Al-Mathaf Hotel, Yasmeen Khoudary, history, middle east, environment, humans, society )

- 503 days ago -
Gaza is not ancient Greece, but it has a history and civilization that date back to the Bronze Age.
IDF Helps PA Combat the Snow
Offbeat  (tags: IDF, Palestinians, Gaza, snow, culture, interesting, protection, society )

- 531 days ago -
The Palestinian Authority has requested Israel's help in dealing with snow and heavy rain fall currently covering the region. In one incident, IDF soldiers even helped a Palestinian taxi driver push his car out of the frozen mud.
When a Story Becomes a Casualty of War - Young Musicians in Gaza (See Video)
Offbeat  (tags: middle-east, palestine, Gaza, music school, instruments, music competition )

- 615 days ago -
This past spring, NYT journalists reported on a class of Palestinian children who hoped to compete in a music competition in East Jerusalem. Shortly after the story was completed, war broke out in Gaza, and the video's tone felt inappropriate.

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