Opinion & Commentary

  • 15 Jan 2018

    Defying Israel’s Civil Rights abuses through Martin Luther King Jr.

    Defying Israel’s Civil Rights abuses through Martin Luther King Jr. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., came to symbolize the successful struggle against racism and bigotry in America not just against the racism of Americans in society but also the racist practices of the American government. While others in the African American community embraced violent...

  • 14 Jan 2018

    MLK Day in the Era of Trump

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January each year. In his “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” speech, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. warned us in 1967: “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce...

  • 12 Jan 2018

    MOSSAD Eyes and Ears, Mathilde Krim, LBJ and the USS LIBERTY 

    Last Tuesday Israel’s Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen made a rare appearance at a Finance Ministry conference to address ongoing protests in Iran and reassured his audience that Israel “has eyes, ears and even more” in Iran. ONE woman who had eyes, ears and even more in the White House during The Six Day War was President...

  • 08 Jan 2018

    Harsh anti-Normalization undermines Palestinian interests

    Harsh anti-Normalization undermines Palestinian interests Anger and emotion has driven many Palestinians to oppose any contacts with Israelis, calling it “normalization.” That’s a errant policy and a mistake, and it is misleading. Normalization is used by extremists to block any contacts between Palestinians and Israelis regardless of the intended outcome under the ...

  • 06 Jan 2018

    Ahed Tamimi is HOPE in Action in Palestine #FreeAhedTamimi #FreePalestinianKids

    Ahed Tamimi became HOPE in action as a seven-year old when she raised a fist and her voice against fully armed Israeli soldiers. “HOPE has two children.The first is ANGER at the way things are. The second is COURAGE to DO SOMETHING about it.”-St. Augustine. In December Ahed Tamimi, now sixteen was arrested and indicted...

  • 02 Jan 2018

    Keeping HOPE Alive When I am Sixty-Four

    “When I’m Sixty-Four” by the BEATLES was released in 1967 on the forever young “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album. “HOPE has two children. The first is ANGER at the way things are. The second is COURAGE to DO SOMETHING about it.”-St. Augustine   By Eileen Fleming It was 50 years ago last June...

  • 30 Dec 2017

    St. Stephen and Israel’s Nuclear Whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu

    On Thursday Mordechai Vanunu, Israeli nuclear whistle blower published a photo of himself alongside the statue of St. Stephen at St. Stephens Church in east Jerusalem and tweeted: “Life continue. waiting for my freedom to travel, now after 32 years with all the restrictions. nothing changes, nothing to report, nothing to post. see you in...

  • 28 Dec 2017

    Israel’s Donald John Trump Station and Wailing Walls

    To honor POTUS Trump for his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv; Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz announced Israel’s Donald John Trump Station and the digging of a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old City next to the Western Wall. Jerusalem’s Western Wall and Israel’s Separation Wall...

  • 25 Dec 2017

    How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again

    How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again By Abdennour Toumi The Arab street has been waiting for a political leader (a-Zae’em) since Gamel and Houari Boumédiène when it comes to making a stand against the Western hegemony led by the U.S. in the region. Lately the Middle East has been experiencing...

  • 23 Dec 2017

    Confronting Iran cornerstone to confronting extremism

    Confronting Iran cornerstone to confronting extremism Iran is the cornerstone of increasing extremism in the Middle East and the failure of the Arab World to unite to confront Israeli atrocities. Palestine won’t be free until extremism and extremists are destroyed. By Ray Hanania Arab News, Dec. 21, 2017 – In his National Security and Defense...

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  • Israeli snipers fire at Palestinians protesting in support of hunger strikers at the Gaza border with Nahal Oz. Photo copyright Gaza Strip Photographer Ahmad Hasaballah

    Adalah denounces Israeli blacklist Israel releases ‘BDS blacklist’ banning NGOs from entering country Adalah: ‘BDS blacklist’ is reminiscent of actions taken by South Africa’s apartheid regime which also prepared blacklists in order to punish people and prevent entry. Israel released on Sunday, 7 January 2018 a list of NGOs whose members will be prevented from...

  • Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli blacklist Letter from Jewish Voice for Peace Executive Director Rebecca Vilkomerson: I’m equal parts furious and sad: The Israeli Strategic Affairs Ministry put Jewish Voice for Peace on the list of organizations now officially banned from entering the state of Israel. We’re racing to figure out what this means and...

  • Bait-ul-Jaamay Mosque in Glen Ellyn. Imam Mohammed Zafarullah

    Imam Mohammed Zafarullah will serve the Chicagoland Community Hundreds of Muslims Welcome New Imam Mohammed Zafarullah to Bait-ul-Jaamay Mosque Imam Mohammed Zafarullah serves as a Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, the oldest Muslim organization in the United States, est 1920. Under the direction and guidance of His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the Khalifa...

  • Sidi Bou Said

    Six years on from their revolution, what is it like starting a business in the new Tunisia? Today, the startup scene in Tunisia.  By: Kerning Cultures In 2011, against all odds, Tunisia’s revolution successfully overthrew the dictatorial regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and sparked the beginning of the historic Arab Spring. Now, in 2017,...

  • passport stamps from the UAE. Entry via Dubai, exit via Abu Dhabi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    UAE passport awarded a certificate UAE Passport Force initiative aims high for 2021. DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – At a ceremony, the government of the UAE accepted a certificate bestowed by the Passport Index, in recognition for being the most powerful passport in the GCC. UAE passport holders enjoy a visa-free score of...

  • Palestine activists oppose arming Israel Palestine activists to launch ‘football and hip hop blockades’ against global arms fair Palestine solidarity activists are planning to use mass football games and live music to prevent deliveries of weapons for the world’s biggest arms fair. Launching a week of action [1] with a Stop Arming Israel day on...