Posts Tagged “Gaza Strip”

U.S.-Israeli Shared Values: Religious Fundamentalism and War Crimes

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U.S.-Israeli Shared Values: Religious Fundamentalism and War Crimes

On Monday Religious Jewish and Christian fundamentalists celebrated the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem while Israeli forces fired live ammo at unarmed women, children, journalists, first responders and bystanders for being near the barbed wire fence that separates Gaza from Israel. From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, to withholding money from the United Nations…

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A Black Day to Remember the Nakba

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A Black Day to Remember the Nakba

A Black Day to Remember the Nakba By Maria C. Khoury As a little girl I use to pray for the president of the United States every Sunday in the Eastern Orthodox Liturgy never really understanding why I should do so.  But finally in my old age after waking up to the bloodiest day I…

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

Seven Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire in Gaza protests Israeli military snipers appear to be intentionally targeting journalists who are covering their brutal assault of Palestinian civilians who are protesting in Gaza against Israeli policies. A total of 22 have been injured including two who died of their wounds since Palestinian protests began on March…

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza

Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza The death toll in Gaza is rising literally as I write – 38 people have been killed already today. By the time you’re reading this, I don’t even want to guess. Meanwhile the US Embassy officially opened in Jerusalem: a cynical, dangerous celebration of annexation. This is the Nakba (“catastrophe”) happening…

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How Israel helped midwife the birth of Hamas

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How Israel helped midwife the birth of Hamas

How Israel helped midwife the birth of Hamas Hamas is considered one of Israel’s greatest threats, but the Islamic terrorist organization found its beginnings in the misguided Israeli effort to encourage the rise of a religious alternative that would undermine the popularity of the Palestine Liberation Organization and Yasir Arafat. (reprinted from 2002) By Ray…

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Israeli “education minister” Bennett attacks Arab rights group

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Israeli “education minister” Bennett attacks Arab rights group

Israeli “education minister” Bennett attacks Arab rights group Israeli education minister attacks Adalah for Supreme Court petition against sniper killings of unarmed civilians in Gaza. Adalah: Naftali Bennett has nothing to say in response to our petition so he chooses to slander and incite against us. Video evidence & testimonies indicate live ammunition was fired at…

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