Posts Tagged “Palestine”

Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview

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Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview

Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview The Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour was co-founded by Palestinian Ray Hanania and Israeli Charley Warady. It included Jewish American comedian Aaron Freeman and Israeli comedian Yisrael Campbell. The group performed comedy shows before live audiences throughout Israel in 2007 including in West Jerusalem, East Jerusalem, Jaffa, Hebron, Tel Aviv, and…

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A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel

A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel I’ve covered six Chicago Mayors since 1976 including Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael A. Bilandic, Jane M. Byrne, Harold Washington, Eugene Sawyer and Richard M. Daley. But I have yet to get Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to allow me to interview him, despite numerous requests. What’s the…

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Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel

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Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel

Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazi soldiers until they were discovered towards the end of the war. But Anne Frank’s diary speaks only of the fear, frustrations, and tension of life before they were taken to the concentration camps. That experience of…

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US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace

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US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace

US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace One of the biggest problems facing the Palestinians are the activists who bully and block any effort to achieve peace. They urge violence using euphemisms like “popular mobilization,” a term encouraging violent activism, rather than non-violent peaceful protest. The extremists have always believed that violence…

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Arabs should step-aside from Trump Israel train wreck, let it happen

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Arabs should step-aside from Trump Israel train wreck, let it happen

Arabs should step-aside from Trump Israel train wreck, let it happen Palestinians should reject rejectionism and get out of the way of the Trump train wreck that promises to achieve little except open the door to more dramatic and widespread changes. The Arab World’s and Palestinian strategies of rejectionism has led us to this place…

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Haley gets smackdown at UN for fascist support of violence

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Haley gets smackdown at UN for fascist support of violence

Haley gets smackdown at UN for fascist support of violence The United Nations General Assembly spoke out powerfully against Israeli atrocities including the intentional killing and maiming of civilian protestors who are outside of Israel’s borders. Vicious Nikki Haley gets slapped down by members of the United Nations criticizing her hypocrisy to denounce violence against civilians…

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News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians

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News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians

News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians Mainstream American and Israeli news media fuel the killings of Arab and Muslim journalists by their immoral silence, while only caring about journalists abused in countries where they have political comfort. Israel has killed or seriously wounded 22 journalists covering their sniper killings of civilians on…

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Survey raises serious concerns over views of Arab Youth

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Survey raises serious concerns over views of Arab Youth

Survey raises serious concerns over views of Arab Youth A study by one of the world’s largest PR companies, Burson-Marsteller, of Arab young people in 16 countries in the Levant, Gulf and North Africa offers disturbing insight into the regional concerns and the powerful influence of the mainstream Western news media. Not surprisingly, the further…

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Moving Palestine from the Nakba to the Amal

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Moving Palestine from the Nakba to the Amal

Moving Palestine from the Nakba to the Amal Changing the movement after 70 years to liberate Palestine, moving forward beyond the Nakba to Amal, from tragedy to hope. The Palestinians need to reassess their strategies moving forward, silence the fanatics and extremists, and build a new communications network to help the public and world see…

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Palestinians should get on the path toward statehood

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Palestinians should get on the path toward statehood

Palestinians should get on the path toward statehood Palestinians should not repeat the past 70 years. As we approach the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (catastrophe), Palestinians have a choice to make. Do we continue to allow people to dictate our future by blocking every peace effort and demanding all or nothing? Or do we accept…

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