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'I Mourn My Jewish Community, Which Seeks to Justify These Inexcusable Acts'
Society & Culture  (tags: US, young, American Jews, human rights, demonstration, Gaza, Israel, religion, humans, ethics, sadness, world, society, culture )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
We were there to demonstrate our dissent for the American Jewish institutional response to the violence, which continues to blindly support the state of Israel without acknowledgement of the immense suffering and disproportionate lives lost in Gaza.
Gaza Reminds Us of Zionism's Original Sin
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, ethnic cleansing, racism, colonialism, ethics, dishonesty, death, society, humans, government, freedoms, rights, politics, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Gaza is being punished because Gaza is a constant reminder to Israel and the world of the original sin of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine and the creation of a so-called Jewish state.
Rights Groups Call on Israel to Allow Investigators Into Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Israel, dishonesty, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, human rights, investigators, death, violence, crime, ethics, politics, government, law, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
"The Israeli authorities appear to have been playing bureaucratic games with us over access to Gaza, conditioning it on entirely unreasonable criteria even as the death toll mounts," Anne FitzGerald, Amnesty International's director of Research and Crisis
Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
Camp That Brings Israelis And Palestinians Together Gives Them Reason To Believe In Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, hope, 'Seeds of Peace', Maine camp, Palestine, Israel, world, children, education, dialogue, freedoms, news, interesting, society, culture )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The lakeside camp was built on the notion that person-to-person contact would cement relationships, which would in turn slowly lead to broader societal change. Peace has been elusive, but former campers have taken on a bevy of projects aimed at making...
Israel Destroys Homes Of Palestinians Suspected Of Kidnapping, Killing 3 Teens In West Bank (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Hebron, violence, human rights, destruction, ethics, family, death, society, culture, sadness, rights, law, government, crime, dishonesty, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israeli forces on Monday destroyed two houses and sealed off a third in the West Bank city of Hebron under the allegation that the owners were responsible of kidnapping and murdering three Jewish settlers near the city two months ago.
Personal Essay: When the Sea Comes to Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, human rights, human suffering, USA, violence, society, world, sadness, safety, humans, ethics, family, culture, children )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The mystery of Gaza was always associated in my mind with my father, whom I never really knew. It was a symbol of the unknown, the faraway place where he lived as a child after his family's village, Barbara -- was destroyed by Israel in 1948.
By Undermining Human Rights Workers in Gaza, New York Times Strengthens Israeli Impunity
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, New York Times, international law, human rights, abuse, ethics, society, dishonesty, politics, violence, corruption, death )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel's latest operation is one in a series of severe violations of international law, which amount to war crimes. Israel's repeat violations are driven by a lack of accountability. Our work aims to hold perpetrators to account achieve justice per...
'Death to Arabs!': Jewish-Muslim Wedding Brings Out Bitter Tensions in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Muslim, Jew, racism, abuse, violence, world, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, sadness, news, rights )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Mahmud and Morel never imagined that on the happiest day of their lives, they would walk down the aisle to racist chants by extremists opposed to the marriage of a Muslim and a Jew. "Death to Arabs!" yelled the protesters who waved giant Israeli flags.
'Bombing the Dead' -- Max Blumenthal in Gaza (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, war crimes, world, violence, devastation, destruction, ethics, society, freedoms, humans, culture, safety, rights, murder, news, sadness )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
This slideshow might serve a war crimes inquiry; for it conveys the overwhelming and indiscriminate devastation of Israel's attack on two neighborhoods near the Israel border.
Bay Area Demonstrators Succeed, If Only Temporarily, in 'Blocking the Boat for Gaza' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Block the Boat', Israel, Palestine, protest, free Gaza, world, ethics, humans, politics, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Thousands of demonstrators demanding an end to the siege of Gaza and justice for all Palestinians succeeded - if only temporarily - in preventing an Israeli-owned freighter from docking at the Port of Oakland yesterday.
Camp Unites Israeli, Palestinian Kids In Shared Love Of Soccer As Tensions Persist In Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, children, summer camp, soccer, society, culture, interesting, news, sports )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Goals of Peace 2014 Summer Camp took place from Sunday to Wednesday in the Wadi Ara region of Israel, according to a press release. About 80 kids, ages 11 to 13, participated in soccer scrimmages, field trips and educational programming while engaging...
Is the Firing of Steven Salaita the Beginning of a New Blacklist?
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, politics, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, interesting, news, dishonesty, culture, education )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The most important political lesson of the Salaita case is this: criticizing the crimes of the Israeli state is the new McCarthyism. Steven Salaita is being fired because, much like suspected Communist sympathy during the Cold War, support for Palestine..
Israel and Hamas Announce a New 72-Hour Gaza Ceasefire
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, human rights, Cairo, ceasefire, negoations, violence, government, politics, humans, death, freedoms, news, society, safety, family )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
Israeli officials confirmed their side's consent to the deal and said that they would send negotiators back to Cairo on Monday if the truce holds to resume talks on a more comprehensive Gaza agreement.
American Media Faking a Series of Ragegasms for Israel to Prove Their Love Is Real ~ STRONG ADULT LANGUAGE
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Americans, Israel, Palestine, human rights, news media, government, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, death, politics )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
America is Israel's best and only friend for a reason, and when Israel wants to barf up bombs all over the Palestinians, America will be standing there ready to hold Israel's hair back so that it doesn't get any on itself.
 

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