Gaza War Fringes: Israel Annuls British Law on Arabic Language

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While a Gaza War long-term ceasefire is being announced by all actors except Israel, the Knesset announced on August 26, 2014, a new law abolishing Arabic as an official language in Israel. Opportunist Occupier Without a Constitution limiting it, the Israeli Parliament can pass any law it wishes. A system of Basic Laws was designed by the Knesset to function as a … [Read more...]

IOF Soldier of the Prisoners Pictures Scandal Hit by Palestinian Resistance

Eden Nagar 2010/2014

Eden Nagar was one of two persons hit by a rocket launched from Gaza on August 22, 2014. The event was published two days afterwards. In 2010, she was named Eden Abergil and caused a worldwide scandal after publishing images photographed throughout Operation Cast Lead while she was an IOF soldier. In the pictures, she posed next to Palestinian detainees. Abergil 2010 On … [Read more...]

The Fall of Gaza’s Temple

Destruction of the Second Temple, Hayez, 1867 Hebrew "simha l'eid" (joy to-disaster, Proverbs 17:5) is often used by Jews when a calamity hits one's neighbor

On August 17, 2014, an extraordinary article appeared in the front page of Yediot Ahronot, the largest paid Hebrew newspaper. It was based on a UN document called "Gaza Crisis Atlas," but the newspaper entitled it "Strong Cliff Atlas: Red-Point means Damage to House." Below the title a festival of death and hatred followed. In a nearby article, a prominent rabbi announced the … [Read more...]

Hamas Victory: Right wars Left, Jews betray Palestinian-Israelis

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In the Gaza War, Israel successfully attacked its foundations. In the first days of the war, rich Jews denied poor ones entrance to their shelters and shocked the country, unleashing the Curse of Givat Amal. More than one month later, Hamas scored additional moral points when the rift it opened in the Israeli fabric extended far beyond their intentions. On August 14, … [Read more...]

European Bombs Hit Gaza

Zanoli Family, 1942, from the Righteous Among the Nations archives. Henk stands on the right.

Complicating Europe in the Gaza War, Israel disclosed that it used NATO weapons to attack Gaza while fighting the USA over the supply of Hellfire missiles. On the same day, August 15, a Dutch citizen returned to Israel his Righteous Among the Nations medal, after Zion killed his family in Gaza. Zanoli Strikes Zion On August 14, the Israeli Ambassador in The Hague got a … [Read more...]