Posts Tagged “Jerusalem”

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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Israeli, Jewish Peace groups denounce US Embassy move

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Israeli, Jewish Peace groups denounce US Embassy move

Israeli, Jewish Peace groups denounce US Embassy move Trump: moving the Embassy won’t hide the occupation!   Today, May 14, 2018 at 15:15 to 18:00‏‏‏ (Israel/Palestine time),  a demonstration is held against Trump’s reckless and cynical act of moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem!  The protest was held at 13 Eliyahu Lankin Street in Jerusalem, initiated…

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US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue

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US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue

US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue Shalom Achshav and APN: New US Embassy in Jerusalem is a Setback for Peace. And, Arab American Institute Omar Baddar analyzes move Washington, DC – Israel’s pre-eminent peace movement Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) and its American sister-organization Americans for Peace Now are alarmed by the negative…

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Maryland Senate candidate denounces US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

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Maryland Senate candidate denounces US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

Maryland Senate candidate denounces US Embassy opening in Jerusalem Dr. Jerome M. Segal, Middle East expert and Maryland US Senate candidate, condemns opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Dr. Jerome M. Segal, lead author of the landmark study, Negotiating Jerusalem (SUNY Press, 2000) and a candidate challenging Senator Ben Cardin in the “Ben or Jerry” June primary…

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations Easter is a special holiday for Christians because more than Christmas, it brings Christians closer to their faith. Although both Easter and Christmas are commercialized by big business and greed, Easter resonates more. Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter after mainstream Christians, mainly because the Orthodox remain on the old Julian…

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Jerusalem: Co-existence not Denial

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Jerusalem: Co-existence not Denial

Jerusalem: Co-existence not Denial Moving U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem does not support the cause of peace, but it’s not drastic. It exploits the shameful weaknesses of the Arab World leadership. Here’s a look at Jerusalem’s history By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Washington DC, March 26, 2018 — President Donald Trump has not advanced the…

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