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Expanding the Telling: A New Passover Seder Supplement

I’ve just written a new Pesach seder supplement that encourages us to take our cue from the Haggadah and “expand upon the telling” of the Exodus story. 2.608 more words

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Should the U.S. recognize Palestine?

Matthew Duss of the Foundation for Middle East Peace and Michael Cohen a fellow at the Century Foundation argue peace in the Middle East would be advanced if the U.S. 641 more words

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Unconscionable Beauty: Boycott Israeli Brands

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, but have hesitated for two reasons: 1) I don’t want to offend anyone who has purchased products from these brands (and trust me, even I have purchased items from the following companies unknowingly), and 2) it can be quite confusing sifting through all of the information out there and make decisions based solely on verifiable fact. 424 more words

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Diaspora Jews, it's time to step up

Original post from +972

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For years there have been calls for on-the-ground opposition to the occupation. Now there are a growing number of Jewish platforms — and voices — seeking to make it happen. 593 more words

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The Ugly Reality of the Occupation: Censored in The NY Times

Israel has been the big story in The New York Times this month, with lead stories, front page photos and endless commentary. Reporters and pundits have looked at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and his election win from every angle. 607 more words

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Last summer’s Israeli aggression is sending Gaza back to the Middle Ages

Zionist colonisers destroy the tools for self-sufficiency of Palestinians in Gaza

By Miguel Hernández | International Solidarity Movement | March 31, 2015

Gaza, Occupied Palestine – Months after the last massive Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip, thanks to the social and independent media, everyone has read news and seen pictures of the attacks from the Zionist regime against residential buildings, United Nations shelter-schools, hospitals, ambulances, mosques, churches and thousands of family homes.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

The Traditional Way of Making Peace in the MIddle East

by AMIR PAISS

Sulha is the traditional Middle Eastern resolution process. The root of the name comes from ‘Sulh’ – which means peacemaking in Arabic and sounds very similar to ‘Sliha’ – the Hebrew word for forgiveness. 965 more words

Forgiveness