Category: Israel

But this is our injustice

Marcel Ophuls, Director of ‘The Sorrow and the Pity,’ Wants to Tell Israelis Some ‘Unpleasant Truths’ By Robert Mackey, December 10, 2014   Ever since 1969, when his four-and-a-half-hour documentary about the Nazi occupation of France, “The Sorrow and the Pity,” was banned from French television, the filmmaker Marcel Ophuls has had an uneasy relationship …

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House to house, field to field

Elie Wiesel hides ethnic cleansing behind a prayer shawl By Yossi Sarid, Oct. 17, 2014 1:16 AM   Much have I learned from gossip columns, which for reasons of propriety are also called “social columns.” Without them how would we know who’s going with whom and for what gain? Before turning to the news pages, …

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Crossing Central Avenue

        Dear Editor, I, too, would like to thank First Church of Nazarene (on lovely, picturesque, bench-free Central Avenue) for its field of little white crosses.  My first thought was that the miniature Flanders Fields was a reminder of all the people we killed during our precious-moment wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  …

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Prepared, preconceived and planned

From Pol Pot to ISIS: “Anything that flies on everything that moves” By John Pilger, 8 October 2014   In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, “Anything that flies on everything that moves”. As Barack Obama ignites his seventh war against the Muslim world since …

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Resurrection, reinvention and linguistics

Bingo! Here’s another force of evil to be ‘vanquished’ By Robert Fisk, Thursday 11 September 2014   Resurrection, reinvention and linguistics. Barack Obama did the lot. And now he’s taking America to war in Syria as well as Iraq. Oh yes, and he’s going to defeat Isis, its “barbarism”, “genocide”, its “warped ideology” – until …

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Visions of ethnic purity and supremacy

What a rising demand for the sperm of IDF soldiers and a “fun” questionnaire reveal about Israel By Ilan Pappé, Sunday 17 August 2014   The public debate in this country about the Gaza crisis has some familiar features. The public at large deems Israel’s actions as war crimes, while the government and mainstream media …

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Sired by Abraham

A historic event   Dear editor: I don’t know how many of your readers realize that our world is experiencing an historic event this month. In the month of August, in the year of our Lord 1191, mankind saw, as we witness today, five Fridays, five Saturdays, and five Sundays. This event occurs once every …

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