Posts Tagged “Israel Defense Forces”

Israeli woman refuses to serve in IDF

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Israeli woman refuses to serve in IDF

Israel woman refuses to serve in IDF The military has sentenced conscientious Objector Yasmin Ricci-Yahav to 20 prison days for her refusal to join the military. This is Yasmin’s 5th prison term, and at the end of it she would have served 74 prison days In a video published before her current imprisonment, a very courageous…

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Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality

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Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality

Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality Jewish Israeli Mattan Hellman (20), of Kibbutz Ha’ogen, has refused to serve in the Israeli military citing the ongoing violence and claiming to be a conscientious objector. Conscientious objectors are recognized in most civilized military systems, including int he United States. However, Israel severely punishes Jews who refuse…

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Yitzhak Rabin and The Red House of Zionism

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Yitzhak Rabin and The Red House of Zionism

Twenty years ago Yigal Amir an Orthodox Jewish extremist changed the course of history when he shot Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in the back; But the seeds that fueled his passion for supremacy began germinating on 10 March 1948 in a Tel Aviv house that was painted red. By Eileen Fleming As Israel descends…

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Hell in Hebron and The NY Times Reports the Obvious

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Hell in Hebron and The NY Times Reports the Obvious

On Thursday the headline in The New York Times read “Palestinian Uprising Shifts to West Bank City of Hebron” and reported: This month’s Palestinian uprising that started with a wave of knife attacks in Jerusalem has shifted some 18 miles south to Hebron, another holy city with a stark history of violence and tension…  …

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Gaza youth protest Israel’s killing of children

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Gaza youth protest Israel’s killing of children

Gaza’s children came out into the streets this past week to show support for the victims of Israeli extremist brutality, including the arson murder by an Israeli settler of an 18 month old child, Ali Dawabsheh. Dawabsheh died when his home was set fire by Jewish terrorists from nearby illegal Israeli settlements By Mohammed Asad Children in…

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USS LIBERTY Spook Exposes Liberty Injustices

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USS LIBERTY Spook Exposes Liberty Injustices

By Eileen Fleming   Ernest A. Gallo ‘retired’ from the CIA to Florida and became an activist and author of LIBERTY INJUSTICES: A Survivor’s Account of American Bigotry Since 2002 Gallo has served as the Chairman and Liberty Foundation President of the USS liberty Veterans Association and travels extensively to ignite fires in his listeners…

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New Amnesty International report slams Hamas for War Crimes

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New Amnesty International report slams Hamas for War Crimes

After an exhaustive investigation, the human rights group Amnesty International has concluded that Palestinian militants also committed war crimes against Israel including the accidental killing of some Palestinians. The human rights group has already issued an extensive report on the war crimes committed by Israel during the conflict and again urges the United Nations to investigate both sides…

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Banksy British artist spotlights devastation in Gaza

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Banksy British artist spotlights devastation in Gaza

British graffiti artist known only as Banksy has helped bring some life to the people of the Gaza Strip who have been living in devastation as a result of Israel’s blockade of international aide to help the more than 100,000 civilians left homeless by Israeli military brutality and terrorist attacks. By Mohammed Asad The anonymous…

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Hezbollah squeezes Israel’s options in Syria

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By Ali Rizk The latest developments in the ongoing conflict between Hezbollah and Israel leave little room for doubt that a full scale war between the two enemies is highly unlikely. As we move ahead the issue to keep an eye on will be the intelligence/assassination war and how recent events may alter Israeli assassination…

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Freedom of the Press, is Israel listening?

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Freedom of the Press, is Israel listening?

By Ray Hanania U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered opening remarks to attendees at the Journalists’ Security Conference held this week in Washington D.C. Kerry, who has been far more principled than his Bush administration predecessors, reminded the group that a free press ensures that flow of accurate information, but the price has been high in…

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Celebrating the Baptism of Christ on the Jordan River

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Celebrating the Baptism of Christ on the Jordan River

By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. It was simply a most glorious celebration of the Epiphany on the Jordan River today according to the Old Julian calendar. There were hundreds of priests, nuns and thousands of people from all walks of life coming to the precious site where over 2,000 years ago “…the heavens were…

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Orwell’s Nightmare Vanunu’s Reality and Roi Tov’s Silencing

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Orwell’s Nightmare Vanunu’s Reality and Roi Tov’s Silencing

By Eileen Fleming   Israeli dissident and prolific writer, Roi Tov was born in South America and grew up as Reuven Schossen, in a tight-knit communist kibbutz along the Jordan Valley. After four years of service in the Israeli Defense Force, Captain Schossen became a reservist and graduated with four degrees; three in chemical physics….

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