Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Dynamics of Israeli-Palestinian Relations: Theory,

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On July 8, 2014, Israel launched a large-scale attack against Ḥamās and other militants in Gaza that began with a week of aerial bombardment and progressed to an incursion by ground troops. He did not focus on human welfare programs. To this day, the Fatah wing of the PLO (the "moderate" wing that was founded and is controlled by Arafat himself) has as its official emblem the entire state of Israel covered by two rifles and a hand grenade -- another fact that belies the claim that Arafat desires nothing more than the West Bank and Gaza. 10.

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Palestinian Covenant and Its Meaning.

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And while there was some mixture even with the northern Israelites (a minor intrusion of Khazarite conversion), the northerners who finally settled primarily in the area of Germany, and then later in Poland and the Russian areas of the east, retained much more of a European appearance. N. decisions to partition Palestine and then to grant admission to the state of Israel were made, on one level, as an emotional response to the horrors of the Holocaust, Under more normal circumstances, the compelling claims to sovereignty of the Arab majority would have prevailed.

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A Modern Atlas: Forming A Complete Compendium Of Geography,

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But later, under Likud pressure, he declined to honor this commitment... “It is unlikely that real progress can be made...as long as Israel insists on its settlement policy, illegal under international laws that are supported by the United States and all other nations. “There are many questions as we contine to seek an end to violence in the Middle East, but there is no way to escape the vital one: Land or peace?” Former President Jimmy Carter in The Washington Post, November 26, 2000. “After three weeks of virtual war in the Israeli occupied territories, Prime Minister Ehud Barak announced a new plan to determine the final status of the region.

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Buried Cities and Bible Countries

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Under the Ottomans they placed their allegiance with tribes and large extended families, not with nationalities. FolderID=11&lang=en Gush Shalom, education and direct action by Jewish Israelis, www.gush-shalom.org Holy Land Trust, reality tours & nonviolence training, www.holylandtrust.org If Americans Knew, What Every American needs to know about Israel/Palestine: http://www.ifamericansknew.org/ International Solidarity Movement, direct action & education led by Palestinians, www.palsolidarity.org Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions, youth outreach & prevention of home demolitions & rebuilding homes, www.icahd.org Israel/Palestine Center for Research & Information, www.ipcri.org/ J Street, the new address for Middle East peace & security, www.jstreet.org Machsom Watch, checkpoint monitoring by Jewish Israeli women, www.machsomwatch.org MIFTAH, Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue & Democracy, information and analysis, www.miftah.org New Profile, Israeli feminist challenge to militarized Israeli society, www.newprofile.org Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, information about the boycott-sanction-divestment movement, www.pacbi.org Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, www.pchrgaza.org PASSIA, Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs, www.passia.org Rabbis for Human Rights, justice for Palestinians and Israelis, www.rhr.israel.net Quakers with a Concern for Palestine-Israel, network of Friends groups in North America, www.quakerpi.org Settlement Watch, a project of Peace Now, www.peacenow.org.il/site/en/peace.asp?pi=51 Solomania, a blog critical of critics of Israel, www.solomonia.com/blog Ta'ayush, Arab-Jewish partnership in direct action, www.taayush.org Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East, peace & justice in Palestine/Israel, www.uujme.org UN OCHA, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, www.reliefweb.int/hic-opt US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, www.endtheoccupation.org Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel, www.vtjp.org Women in Black, Israeli women in support of Palestinian rights, www.womeninblack.org The World Comes to Jerusalem, originally partially in Russian, a compendium of photos of world celebrities visiting Israel in the 1960s, by Sara and Eli Ross, www.jerusalem-korczak-home.com/sar/sa1.html "Building Palestinian Solidarity, Demanding Divestment," by Ora Wise & Mohammed Abed, www.warresisters.org/nva/nva0905-3.htm The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine and A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples, Pappe, Ilan "What are you doing?

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Making of Israel's Army

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To make the situation even worse, Israeli settlements were being constructed throughout the lands occupied since the 1967 war, the lands on which the Palestinians hoped, demanded, to create their own state. Israel was pursuing the bomb with its own scientists and technicians, obtaining the needed materials through various means, including theft. The Israeli-Palestinian Struggle An excellent contemporary historical account from the Seattle Times. The next verse says: �I will bring them again also out of the land of Egypt, and gather them from Assyria; and I will bring them into the land of Gilead and Lebanon; and place shall not be found for them.� In other words, they will be brought back to the land of their forefathers.

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Honey from the Rock: A History of the Holy Land

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While there was much of a non-violence movement initially, the mainstream media concentrated on the violence. The incident ended with the surfacing of old interviews showing that Netanyahu and Bennett's party had each previously articulated the other's view, leaving things a complete muddle. First, it is important to realize that the West Bank had no legally recognized sovereign prior to 1948. In November 1938 it recommended against the Peel Commission’s plan—largely on the ground that the number of Arabs in the proposed Jewish state would be almost equal to the number of Jews—and put forward alternative proposals drastically reducing the area of the Jewish state and limiting the sovereignty of the proposed states.

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Some Palestinian Cults in the Graeco-Roman Age

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The 47-year-long Israeli occupation has developed a systematic and sustained pattern in which abuse of children is the norm. For another example: In 1948, Trans-Jordan seized much of Judea and Samaria (which they called The West Bank) and East Jerusalem and the Old City. If you�d like to hear our presentation (we don�t charge a church for travel expenses, so it�s free!), drop me a line. He is also still remembered as one of Israel’s most corrupt and dishonest politicians.

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The Fervent Embrace: Liberal Protestants, Evangelicals, and

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But the creation of the State of Israel and the failure of attempts to create Arab unity left the Middle East deeply divided. UNIPAL sends its volunteers to the Middle East to work with Palestinians on short-term assignments in the summer and to partake in other activities as needed. The goal of reaching a peace deal within nine months appears in jeopardy. None of those things will absolve us of our real sin: Existing and overcoming. That rejoinder may be self-serving, but it is certainly clear in the wake of the 2011 Arab revolts that there is plenty of instability in the region without taking the Israeli-Palestinian conflict into account.

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On the Desert: A Narrative of Travel from Egypt Through the

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While their children may share this perspective, they tend to talk about it less. The following Web sites offer useful information: After students have completed their research, have them write a personal account, such as a letter or journal entry, from the point of view of an Israeli or Palestinian student. Insurance companies have refused to insure cargo, causing difficulties in the transfer of loads from Turkey to other countries. Copies of fraudulent Protocols of the Elders of Zion in Arabic are sold in Islamic bookstores from one end of the continent to the other,and they also circulate abundantly again in many European languages, under the mantle or via internet.

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The Message of Israel's Lawgivers: The Laws of the Old

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The western boundary was the sea, and the eastern boundary was the poorly-defined place where the Syrian desert began. The general lines of policy stand and must stand. Subsequently, Israel and the West boycotted the Hamas-led government because of Hamas' designation as a terrorist organization by the United States and the European Union. In Israel, syndicated global affairs columnist Helena Cobban detects �increasing numbers of intellectuals� moving to the one-state solution.

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