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The Holocaust and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Glenn Strachan mentioned an article in his facebook page today about a rather sensitive topic: the use, or abuse of the holocaust within the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Palestinians’ Plight, Holocaust Are Not Analogous I began commenting back, but … Continue reading

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The Israeli-Palestinian Game of Soccer

When I was growing up and we only had one non-commercial TV channel in Israel, we used to fantasize about commercials. We used to envy those lucky people living abroad who get to see those fun mini-clips, all glossy and depicting … Continue reading

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A Weapon of Mass Fornication

I’m in a good mood this morning. Just got back from my first workout as a 37 year old woman – so Happy Birthday to me! Going over the headlines, this one caught my eye: Hamas: Israel distributes libido-increasing gum … Continue reading

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Is the War in Gaza Over?

So, Israel declared a unilateral ceasefire and Hamas grumbled along about halting their own activities for a week (why just a week, I wonder, but with these guys, even a week comes as a pleasant surprise). I really hope Hamas … Continue reading

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A Voice from Gaza

An online chat I had with my Palestinian former-friend and former-peace activist whom I met on a peace making board made me wonder though. This guy, who used to tell me how he is pro-peace and against Hamas, bought into … Continue reading

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Gaza & Israel: Myths and Debunkments

Mo-ha-med wrote two long interesting posts about “debunking Israeli arguments”. First part is here and the second part is here. There were so many things he’s written there that I see as wrong, I was all set and ready to … Continue reading

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Middle East Bloggers

Same deal as we had during the Lebanon War of 2006. Middle East bloggers are debating all over the place. My blog has been mentioned in a few places, albeit I’m not sure it was in a positive light 😉 … Continue reading

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Ground Attack on Gaza

Started a few hours ago. Watching the constant stream of news was a bit too stressful for me, being as IsraeliDad is there. So instead, I went to watch last night’s episode of the Israeli version of Survivor. I figured … Continue reading

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Sane Voices in the Arab World

Interesting Views by Syrian head of opposition (in exile, of course!) He’s not the only one either. I know I have met my share of liberal, free thinking, left-winged Arabs and Muslims online and offline, who share my own distaste … Continue reading

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Why The War on Gaza

I’ve seen some posts on blogs and forums that continue to blame Israel for the current outbreak of violence (or let’s call it by the name the Israeli media uses: the Gaza War). I consider myself very left-wing when it … Continue reading

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