The Prawer plan, special West Bank edition

The Prawer plan, special West Bank edition

Quietly, without demonstrations or consulting the stakeholders, the Civil Administration is cooking up a plan to relocate West Bank Bedouin into crowded new townships. By Amira Hass - Sabbah Report § What does this remind you of? Thousands of people are forced, at gunpoint, to leave their homes. … [Read more...]

It’s either Israel or the occupation

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Occupation of the Palestinians has become, among other things, like therapy for the trauma of Europe. By Oudeh Basharat - Sabbah Report § For the occupation’s 47th birthday, which unfortunately came last week, there is no song more appropriate than Farid al-Atrash’s sad tune: “My birthday is upon … [Read more...]

Do You Hate Us; the Jews?

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26% of those polled – about 1.09 billion persons; one in every four – are reported to be “deeply inflicted” with “anti-Semitic” attitudes. By Dr. Elias Akleh - Sabbah Report § Do you hate us; the Jews? This was an implied question that was asked to some 53,100 adults in 102 countries in 96 different … [Read more...]

Ongoing Nakba Story

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Israel was born of terror, war and revolution and its creation required a measure of fanaticism and cruelty By Thomas Are - Sabbah Report § May 15, 1948 is a day to remember. To the Jew, it is a day to celebrate the Declaration of the establishment of the State of Israel. To the Arab, it is a day to … [Read more...]

Double standards for citizens of Israel

Majd Kayyal, a 48' Palestinian researcher and journalist, poses for a portrait in his home, Haifa, April 19, 2014. Israel arrested Kayyal on Saturday evening at the Sheikh Hussein crossing on the Israeli-Jordanian border, after he returned from a visit in Lebanon. Kayyal attended a conference that marked the 40th anniversary of the Al-Safir newspaper in Beirut. He was released after five days of interrogation after massive public pressure.

Israel have two standards, one for Israeli Jews and another for the Palestinian Arab By Jonathan Cook - Sabbah Report § The arrest of a journalist and several political activists in Israel over the past few weeks has provoked a troubling debate: are laws applied differently depending on whether a … [Read more...]

Israel Wants Temple Mount Control

Israel Wants Temple Mount Control

By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § The Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount and Al-Aqsa Mosque rank third in Islamic importance. They do so after Mecca's Sacred Mosque and Madina's Mosque of the Prophet. Israel wants control. Naftali Bennett is Israel's Jewish Home Party leader, Economy minister, and … [Read more...]

When Americans Shoot and Kill Jews it’s NOT TERRORISM

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U.S. Press Once Again Declines to Call White Terrorism in Kansas, Nevada, White Terrorism By Juan Cole - Sabbah Report § My Top Ten differences between White Terrorists and Others, judging by the Facebook shares, must be among the more popular pieces I have ever written.  It keeps being proven correct … [Read more...]

Lessons from Yarmouk

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Every decade, another episode of dispossession and loss plays out for Palestinian refugees in troubled host countries. By Yousef Munayyer - Sabbah Report § In Yarmouk refugee camp, the largest concentration of Palestinians in Syria among the nine refugee camps there, the Palestinian population is … [Read more...]

Octopus Zuckerberg Fights Torah-Burning Nazis

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By Roi Tov - Sabbah Report § If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why smitest thou me?—John 18:23 On February 26, 2014, epiphany arrived on a white dove. The previous July, Israeli media had accused twice the German newspapers of being anti-Semitic due to two cartoons. One is … [Read more...]

This Road is for Jews Only. Yes, There is Apartheid in Israel

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By Shulamit Aloni* - Sabbah Report Jewish self-righteousness is taken for granted among ourselves to such an extent that we fail to see what’s right in front of our eyes. It’s simply inconceivable that the ultimate victims, the Jews, can carry out evil deeds. Nevertheless, the state of Israel practises its … [Read more...]

Jewish Greatest Genocidal Criminals – Part 1

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By Dr. Elias Akleh | Sabbah Report Since the beginning of human history we have witnessed so many genocidal murderers; kings, presidents, military leaders and political clergy, who called for, advocated and perpetrated genocidal crimes against whole nations. A thorough study of those criminals shows … [Read more...]

Where is Palestine’s Mandela?

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By Alan Hart The answer to my headline question is that he, Marwan Barghouti, is in an Israeli jail where he has been since his arrest in Ramallah by an IDF unit in 2002, after which, in 2004, he was sentenced to five life terms in prison. Some months before his arrest one of Israel’s security agencies … [Read more...]

WHO ARE THE TERRORISTS?

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By Paul Balles When Helen Thomas told a Rabbi that the Jews should go back to where they came from, he asked where that would be. Her response was as honest and appropriate as it was direct: "Poland, Germany, America..." For that she lost her job as the best White House reporter America has had. Her … [Read more...]

Israel And The Slow Death of Gaza

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U.N. Report: Gaza "Unlivable" by 2020, Without Water by 2016 "The Jews, I find are very, very selfish. They care not how many Estonians, Latvians, Finns, Poles, Yugoslavs or Greeks get murdered or mistreated as Displaced Persons as long as the Jews get special treatment. Yet when they have power, physical, … [Read more...]

Israel Charged with War Crimes and Genocide

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Complete Judgment of Kuala Lumpur Tribunal “The perpetrators had committed acts against the Palestinians, with intent to kill, cause serious bodily or mental harms and deliberately inflict conditions of life calculated to bring about the physical destruction of the Palestinians as a whole or in … [Read more...]

Israel and the dangers of ethnic nationalism

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An interview with Jonathan Cook, by Joseph Cotto Cotto: What sort of general impact would you say Zionism has had on the Middle East? Cook: Zionism was a reaction to the extreme ethnic nationalisms that dominated – and nearly destroyed – Europe last century. It is therefore hardly surprising that it … [Read more...]

THE OLIVE TREE

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The still slow life is mine, my days are years. Tied to the soil, I reach towards the sky, as men rush by, so driven by their fears, and with their fears intact pass on and die. From Plato's Olive Tree Unknown author This is the olive picking season. Like other harvests, it should be a season of … [Read more...]

A Wall for a Wall: Mirroring Racism

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Now that our President has handed over the resolution of the Syrian debacle to the United Nations, perhaps justice demands that he hand over resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict to that international body as well. One can turn to the reality of the illegal machinations of the Israeli Zionist … [Read more...]

Two-State Solution or Illusion?

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The Two-State Solution Peter Beinart is a “liberal Zionist” who has written a piece in the New York Review of Books of 26 September 2013 entitled “The American Jewish Cocoon.” In this essay he laments, “The organized Jewish community [is] a closed intellectual space.” By this he means that most American … [Read more...]