World Conflicts — Israel/Palestine

World Conflicts — Israel/Palestine

  • Say What???????????

    Doodad Obesity has become prevalent in the Gaza Strip, as confirmed by the increasing demand on dietitians.....Qaisi told Al-Monitor that there is a large deman... Read more

    The 03 july 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • What to Look for from the Presidential Candidates

    Sar ShalomWith the presidential election cycle gearing up, it is time to ask the question of what we as the pro-Israel community would want from the next... Read more

    The 02 july 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Islamic State Threatens

    Michael L. The Times of Israel reports:The New ISIS MapThe Islamic State terror group has threatened to “uproot the state of the Jews” and pursue “Hamas... Read more

    The 01 july 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Backpacking in Hebron: H2, The Israeli Side

    Backpacking in Hebron – the Israeli side. While backpacking in the Middle East, I made sure I headed to some insightful places to help understand the history an... Read more

    The 30 june 2015 by   Jsbdsl
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Well, Michael Oren Better Have Something to Say

    Michael L.This is the first time in a very long time wherein the name "Michael Oren" has shown up on this blog.At first the word was, based primarily on a few... Read more

    The 25 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Diplomatic Immunity

    There's a big brouhaha regarding MK Bassal Ghattas (UAL) and his plan to join the upcoming flotilla from Turkey to Gaza. Much of it is around the use of his... Read more

    The 22 june 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Anja Niedringhaus | Pulitzer Prize Winning Photojournalist

    Photojournalists do important work that's at once, dangerous, exhilarating and consuming. Add in the steady dwindling of influence and resources afforded by... Read more

    The 22 june 2015 by   Modernartandstyle
    CULTURE, LIFESTYLE
  • A Tale of Two Professors in the Age of Obama (Part One)

    Michael L.{Cross-posted at the Elder of Ziyon.}Professor Andew Pessin is a Professor of Philosophy at Connecticut College. He studied at Yale and earned a PhD a... Read more

    The 21 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Staying in an Israeli Kibbutz: Our Time in Mizra Kibbutz

    Staying at Mizra Kibbutz while backpacking in Israel. I must be honest and say that I am just so delighted to finally get this story written up and posted. Read more

    The 20 june 2015 by   Jsbdsl
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Affirming the "Palestinian Narrative"

    Michael L.In a piece for the Jerusalem Post entitled, You can’t win a PR war by fighting on the enemy’s side, Evelyn Gordon makes a few exceedingly relevant... Read more

    The 17 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Allah in Wonderland - How My Mind Was Raped By The Palestinian Propaganda Machine

    (cross-posted with author's permission)Rivka S. RothschildI am a Liberal Zionist. Zionism is about the reestablishment of a Jewish state, on Jewish ancestral... Read more

    The 16 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Backpacking in Israel: Top 5 Sights in Haifa

    We spent 4 days hanging out in Haifa on the west coast of Israel and the story went back a few years. While backpacking in New Zealand in 2010 I met a cool... Read more

    The 16 june 2015 by   Jsbdsl
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • The Front Line: My Halloween Visit to the Destroyed City of Agdam, Nagorno...

    Burnt out trucks, tanks chasing me, a country that doesn’t exist, a once vibrant city that is completely destroyed, angry stray dogs, dead end roads, rubble. Read more

    The 15 june 2015 by   Jsbdsl
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • The Great Mossad Shoe Caper of 2015

    Michael L.Asghar Bukhari, according to the Daily Mail, is a founding member of the Muslim Public Affairs Committee, UK. If you keyword his name on YouTube you... Read more

    The 15 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Professor Denis MacEoin Has a Few Words

    Michael L.Below is a recent lecture given by Professor Denis MacEoin to the National Union of Students, U.K., Executive Council. Read more

    The 12 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Insidious Logic of Volleyboy1

    Michael L.I want to thank Volleyboy1 for his recent foray into our little neck of the Judeosphere.Do you know the man left 42 comments in just two days? Read more

    The 11 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • If Eric Casebolt is Your Hero, Please Hear Me out

    Now that Eric Casebolt has resigned from the McKinney police department his bizarre actions will gradually fade from the headlines. Read more

    The 10 june 2015 by   Alanbean
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Life Copies Satire

    From The Daily Mail: Paul Gascoigne reveals he used to get upset when he heard the Gaza Strip mentioned on the news - because he thought they were talking... Read more

    The 09 june 2015 by   Markwadsworth
    DEBATE
  • Los Judíos Sionistas

    Michael L.Our friend, Kate, often keeps me updated with news stories of interest that I might not otherwise have come across. This morning she sends me a link t... Read more

    The 07 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • 7 Common Objectives

    Joseph Behar{Editor's note - this is a guest post and, although I do not agree with everything below, I very much hope that we see more of Joseph going forward. Read more

    The 06 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • PA Teaches Kids to Despise Jews

    Michael L.This is what the Palestinian Authority broadcasts to its people:"I do not fear the riflebecause your throngs are in delusion and are ignorant... Read more

    The 06 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Some Reasons To Advocate For Israel

    1 Because you are an Australian (or whatever) and by no means necessarily Jewish. 2 Because Israel is fighting our war. If the forces in the world aligned so... Read more

    The 04 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Racism and the Palestinians

    Michael L. If there is one category of human being that it is acceptable to despise in the West today it is the racist.Considering the scope of human history, w... Read more

    The 03 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Court Fiddling On The Roof

    geoffffNew movie in the works.Five stars and a Nobel Prize just for the trailerPalestine has been recognised as sort of a state player or something by the... Read more

    The 03 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Kissinger’s Plan: “Use Economics to Build a World Political Structure”

    Power Politics and the Empire of Economics, Part 1By: Andrew Gavin Marshall1 June 2015The following is an excerpt of the introductory chapter to my book. Read... Read more

    The 02 june 2015 by   Andrewgavinmarshall
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • How One Hillel Managed to Set Pro-Israel Advocacy Back

    [The following is cross-posted with the author's permission]Rivka S. RothschildWho ever said, “the older you get the faster time flies”, was correct. Time... Read more

    The 01 june 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • News Flash! Australian Greens Are Out Of The Closet!

    geoffffAs if we already didn't know.Officially racist, upfront, proud and letting it all hang out.I guess it just got too embarrassing to keep on pretending it... Read more

    The 30 may 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Friday Lens Affair 121

    This week it is a special edition of Friday Lens Affair. This amazing picture have been taken by my friend Idan Hojman, a great photographer behind ‘Project... Read more

    The 29 may 2015 by   Marysia
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Whither, Ehud?

    Michael L.In a piece by Jerusalem Post Staff we learn: Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday that Israel should consider unilateral moves to disengage... Read more

    The 28 may 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • ZOA: Condemns Morocco For Shameful Treatment of Israeli Athletes

    Michael L.Moroccans to Israeli Athletes: "We're Going To Kill You" NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 -- The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) condemns the shameful... Read more

    The 27 may 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Zionist Organization of America Has Some Words

    Michael L.I very much wish that Barack Obama would stop donning the kippa and lecturing Jews about how "Jewish values" dictate that the Jewish people must fork... Read more

    The 23 may 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • How to Get a Kuwait Tourist Visa on Arrival at Kuwait International Airport

    So after spending around 6 months in Europe (my longest jaunt to my home continent in 6 years), I decided to head back to Hong Kong. Read more

    The 22 may 2015 by   Jsbdsl
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Spy Game: Redford’s Brown Leather Jacket in Beirut

    Robert Redford as Nathan Muir in Spy Game (2001).VitalsRobert Redford as Nathan Muir, shrewd CIA case officerBeirut, Summer 1985Film: Spy Game Release Date:... Read more

    The 22 may 2015 by   Nguzan
    ENTERTAINMENT, TV & VIDEO
  • Book Review: The Splendour of the Tree

    I am catching up on some book reviews and wanted to share The Splendour of the Tree by Noel Kingsbury with you. I had anticipated that it would be a book showin... Read more

    The 14 may 2015 by   Patientgardener
    GARDENING, HOME
  • All Was Well

    It’s 5:30 in the morning and the street is quiet, save the birds who are singing their morning song with joyful abandon. I hear the sounds of distant traffic,... Read more

    The 11 may 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Traditional Hierarchies and Perceptions of the Middle East

    Sar ShalomIn a blog post, Paul Krugman wrote about a unifying theory of what leads to broad spectrum of ideologies on both the right and the left. Read more

    The 08 may 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Convince Me There’s A God – Archaeology 23

    When a theist presents ‘evidence’ to an atheist for the existence of God, the atheist will often challenge the theist with whether the supernatural is... Read more

    The 06 may 2015 by   Mmcgee
    PHILOSOPHY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Say Hello to the Devil

    Michael L.This piece is a retread from a Times of Israel thing that I did just about two years ago originally entitled, Pamela Geller: The Bête Noire of... Read more

    The 06 may 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • What’s Going On In Gaza (And Mideast Peace)

    “They [Hamas] claim that they protect those people, but by Allah, they have nothing to do with our Muslim people in Palestine. Read more

    The 06 may 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • What’s Going On In Gaza (And Mideast Peace)

    “They [Hamas] claim that they protect those people, but by Allah, they have nothing to do with our Muslim people in Palestine. Read more

    The 06 may 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Green Party - Reject The Racist Framework Of Oppression

    Here is another thought-provoking missive from the Green Party. It was written by Green Party Shadow Cabinet member Ajamu Baraka: Anti-Black racism, always... Read more

    The 06 may 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Satmar Zionists to Move to Israel

    What a crazy world we live in! Satmar Zionists! There is a group of Satmar Hassidim planning quietly to make aliyah and start their own agricultural yishuv. Read more

    The 05 may 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • The US and UK Are Destroying Yemen

    The disgusting story is here.Looks like the US and UK are back to doing what they do best, create failed states!After all, that’s what they did in Iraq, Syria... Read more

    The 03 may 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Telephone Call by Florence Lee

    This blog was written by Florence Lee, a guest blogger. Thanks for sharing it with us.Early one morning, almost before I had time to take my first breath, the... Read more

    The 03 may 2015 by   Gran13
    HEALTH, COMMUNITY, PSYCHOLOGY
  • Gaza State Under Construction, West Bank Remains Bystander

    For several weeks or even three months now, official representatives of the Israeli government and defense establishment have been holding a real dialogue with... Read more

    The 30 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Gaza State Under Construction, West Bank Remains Bystander

    For several weeks or even three months now, official representatives of the Israeli government and defense establishment have been holding a real dialogue with... Read more

    The 30 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • The Angry Brigade, British Anarchists – the Real Bombers Were Never Arrested?

    London’s Post Office Tower – bombed by The Angry BrigadeTonight, the new play about 1970s anarchist bombers The Angry Brigade is being premiered at the Bush... Read more

    The 30 april 2015 by   Thejohnfleming
    ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE
  • The After-effect of War on Southern Israel

    It is amazing what a war can do.. Historically, wars were often used as a means of spurring a stagnant economy. Going to war meant production of weapons and... Read more

    The 30 april 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • The "Linkage" Falsehood and the Riyadh-Cairo Axis

    Michael L.{Originally published at the Elder of Ziyon.}The primary political fault-line in the Muslim Middle East today is the Iran coalition versus what... Read more

    The 27 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Top Priority of EU Foreign Policy: A New ‘Jude’ Badge

    When fragile Minsk II for Ukraine is ‘to be or not to be’ stage, while 21 Ethiopian Christians were beheaded in Libya and while hundreds of refugees drowned in... Read more

    The 23 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Top Priority of EU Foreign Policy: A New ‘Jude’ Badge

    When fragile Minsk II for Ukraine is ‘to be or not to be’ stage, while 21 Ethiopian Christians were beheaded in Libya and while hundreds of refugees drowned in... Read more

    The 23 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Jews Try to Destroy Lancet, One of the World’s Top Medial Journals

    Here.The gall of these arrogant people!Nothing seems to stop these maniacal freaks. The Jews just push and push and push and push. They never stop. They never... Read more

    The 21 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Jimmy Carter and Red Meat

    Michael L.Tamar Pileggi of the Times of Israel reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin have turned down invitations to meet with... Read more

    The 20 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Politicide: How the Western Left is Killing the Israeli Left

    Michael L. {Originally published at the Elder of Ziyon.}There is much discussion, particularly after Benjamin Netanyahu's recent re-election, about Israel's... Read more

    The 20 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Jews Talk Justice (video)

    From INN: According to the Alliance for New Zionist Vision (ANZV) - a coalition of grassroots Zionist movements running in the World Zionist Congress... Read more

    The 20 april 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • The Arab League: Den of Treason

    From an Al-Manar, the news organ of Hezbollah in Lebanon (Hezbollah is one of my favorite guerrilla armies) about the Arab League getting together to form its... Read more

    The 20 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Locusts and Bees and Flies, Oh My! Insects in the Bible

    It's spring, and that means birds are back, yay! It unfortunately also means bug season.I walked around the yard and over to the pasture and I pass wasps... Read more

    The 18 april 2015 by   Elizabethprata
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • Racist Heart

    geoffffAn old video but still catchy and true and it is important to keep Greens voters aware that there is a real issue with this party that can't be shrugged... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • US Jihadi Political Party to Blitz Capitol Hill This Week

    This article originally from Understanding The Threat by John Guandolo April 8th, 2015H/T Creeping ShariaApril 13, 2015 is “Muslim Advocacy Day” on Capitol Hill... Read more

    The 14 april 2015 by   Ingrafted
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Green Party Blasts War As A Cultural Abomination

    Green Party Shadow Cabinet member David Swanson tells us that war is not a part of human nature, but is a cultural construct. The following is only a part of... Read more

    The 14 april 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Weekly Grouchy Club Podcast, a Pea in a Belly Button and the Man on a Train

    Copstick me podcasting this afternoon from a comfortable sofa somewhere in London Comedy critic Kate Copstick and I recorded our weekly Grouchy Club Podcast... Read more

    The 12 april 2015 by   Thejohnfleming
    ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE
  • Growing up as a Jew in Montreal

    Mike Bell{This is a guest post and was received via email. The opinions expressed are entirely those of the writer. - Editor's note.}Hearing of the experience o... Read more

    The 11 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Street Epistemologists – On Guard 3

    Avoid Facts. That’s the heading under ‘Part II: Strategies’ in atheist Peter Boghossian’s 2013 book titled A Manual For Creating Atheists. Read more

    The 10 april 2015 by   Mmcgee
    PHILOSOPHY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Reconstruction, Cont.

    In today's "Disunion" blog at the New York Times, there is a post about how the South continued to fight for white hegemony after the surrender Appomattox... Read more

    The 09 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • San Francisco State Partners with Violently Anti-Jewish Arab University

    Michael L.{Originally published at the Elder of Ziyon}San Francisco State University is among the most racist universities in the United States. Read more

    The 08 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Glenn Douglas Tubb "There's A Spy In The Sky" (video)

    from INN: US President Barack Obama is getting into "daily arguments" with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu but that doesn't mean the people of the United... Read more

    The 06 april 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Growing Up as a Jew in Paris

    Michael L.{Cross-posted from Jews Down Under.}For purposes of security the writer of this article wishes to remain anonymous.I grew up in suburban Paris. Read more

    The 02 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • For Once, the New York Times Accurately What is Underlying the Mideast Conflict

    Sar ShalomWhile the op-ed piece doing so was not about the Middle East, it does describe an attempted reversal of fortune in the formerly oppressed are granted... Read more

    The 02 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • RESPONDblogs: An Unexplained Darkness During Jesus’ Crucifixion

    In my experience, one of the first questions that Biblical sceptics ask about the miracle claims in the Bible is this – “Is there any evidence for this event... Read more

    The 02 april 2015 by   Stuart_gray
    PHILOSOPHY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Former Muslim Says Islam is the Religion of War

    Mosab Hassan Yousef Mosab Hassan Yousef is a Muslim who converted to Christianity and the bestselling author of Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror,... Read more

    The 31 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • St. Stephen of Mar Saba (725-794)

    Stephen of Mar Saba was the nephew of the great early Church Father, St. John Damascene, who was known in part for fighting the Iconoclast controversy that... Read more

    The 31 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Syria: What About the Children?

    This is 4 year old Hudea who lives in the Atmeh refugee camp in Syria.Her picture has gone viral on social media the last few days. The photo was taken by... Read more

    The 31 march 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Sucker's Game

    Michael L.{Originally published at the Elder of Ziyon.}If you are smoking a cigarette, pondering your seven-deuce off-suit in the hole, and looking around the... Read more

    The 30 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Notice to Our Readers

    This is to inform y’all that Kelleigh, who now goes by the handle of Christian Zionist, is no longer a contributor at FOTM. She has her own brand-new blog,... Read more

    The 29 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • PSA: Writing a Torah for Max Steinberg

    This is a message I received from MK Rabbi Dov Lipman, and I think it is worth publicizing.. Dear Friends, This past summer, Max Steinberg, a lone soldier from... Read more

    The 29 march 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Clean Hands, Fewer Friends

    RUNNING a human-rights-oriented foreign policy is a challenge, even for the Swedes. In October Sweden became the first Western government to recognise the... Read more

    The 28 march 2015 by   Stizzard
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • The Impasse (Updated)

    Michael L.I want to say that we are currently at an impasse in terms of negotiations in the long Arab war against the Jews of the Middle East. Read more

    The 25 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Praying with the Desert Fathers and Mothers

    WHO WERE THE DESERT FATHERS AND MOTHERS?Egyptian monks, although later moved to Palestine. Flourished between 250-407. By 300, there were 10000 monks and 20000... Read more

    The 25 march 2015 by   Malcolmdrogers
    SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Hearing the Arguments from People Who Actually Believe Them

    by oldschooltwentysixWhen progressives speak about Republicans, it is frequently harsh, and often demeaning. Head over to places like Daily Kos or The... Read more

    The 23 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Gaza Strip Today: The Challenges and Potential

    Bahaa Eddin Al-Dahoudi is a CIPE-Atlas Corps Think Tank LINKS Fellow at Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED).Besides experiencing three destructive wars in... Read more

    The 23 march 2015 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, BUSINESS, POLITICS
  • A Further Response to Volleyboy1

    Michael L.I took Volleboy1 up on his offer to read one of his previous articles, Going Left to Center – A personal journey, published at his blog in the Times o... Read more

    The 23 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Iran Endorses Nuclear EMP Attack on United States

    By Paul Bedard | March 19, 2015 | 11:46 am Suspected for years of plotting to dismantle the U.S. electric grid, American officials have confirmed that Iranian... Read more

    The 21 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • It's Time For The U.S. To Show Israel Some "Tough Love"

    (The image above was found at Eine Kleine Nichtmusik.) The nation of Israel is very popular with citizens in this country, and Prime Minister Netanyahu has... Read more

    The 21 march 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Bibi Wins Big -- Big Butt-hurtz

    Bibi Netanyahu's not having a good time after his Likud party victory in Israel. Bibi got that win by peeling off other extreme conservatives from minor parties... Read more

    The 20 march 2015 by   Doggone
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Strengthening Economic Growth Through Public-Private Dialogue

    Fostering a strong competitive market requires the private and public sectors to understand each other’s needs. In any country, entrepreneurs look for ways to... Read more

    The 20 march 2015 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, BUSINESS, POLITICS
  • Knesset 2015: Post-Election Notes

    Israeli voters gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a resounding victory in Tuesday’s [17th Mar. 2015] election, despite pre-election polls showing him... Read more

    The 20 march 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Knesset 2015: Post-Election Notes

    Israeli voters gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a resounding victory in Tuesday’s [17th Mar. 2015] election, despite pre-election polls showing him... Read more

    The 20 march 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • One State? Two States? What's the Real Issue?

    Sar ShalomAmong pundits, the mark of Seriousness is to push for a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Arabs of the disputed territories. Read more

    The 19 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Responding to Volleyboy1

    Michael L.I want to thank Volleyboy1 for dropping by and for giving us his views on the recent Israeli election.I've known VB for a long time, and in internet... Read more

    The 19 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • With Conservative and Liberal Christianity in Disarray, Where Do We Turn?

    John Shuck is a Presbyterian pastor in good standing who doesn’t believe a single thing you learned in Sunday school.  In a recent Patheos post, Reverend Shuck... Read more

    The 18 march 2015 by   Alanbean
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Netanyahu Appears to Have Won a Victory in the Israel Election, Baptist College...

    Some news roundups:A major election was held in Israel today. Unlike in the US where we vote for a person from a party, in Israel, they vote for a party and the... Read more

    The 18 march 2015 by   Elizabethprata
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • Radical Right Wing Jews Engage in Voter Intimidation in the Israel 2015 Elections

    Isn't the threat of axe beheading voter intimidation? Israel has been increasingly an intolerant, racist apartheid-practicing theocracy rather than a genuine... Read more

    The 17 march 2015 by   Doggone
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • One State. Two State. Red State. Blue State.

    Michael L.Anyone who has followed my scribblings over the last few years knows that I have slowly gone from a two-state advocate to flirting with the... Read more

    The 17 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Quote of the Day

    We advance the Palestinian struggle from within Occupied Palestine. We advanced laws on behalf of the Palestinian community in Israel via MKs who were in the... Read more

    The 16 march 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Kissinger: Obama’s Task is to Create a New World Order

    A few days ago, loyal FOTM reader and commenter Jan Neeley wrote a comment that is, at once, intriguing and alarming: In 2011 I was on youtube going thru... Read more

    The 16 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Did Netanyahu's Snub To Obama Kill His Electoral Chances?

    Israel's Knesset has 120 electoral seats. It is obvious that no single party will get a majority of those seats. This is not unexpected. Israel has been ruled b... Read more

    The 16 march 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Knesset 2015: Forecast

    On 17th March will Israel have voting for new Knesset and it seems to be creating very interesting scenarios for future. Last polls show that now there is a rea... Read more

    The 15 march 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Knesset 2015: Forecast

    On 17th March will Israel have voting for new Knesset and it seems to be creating very interesting scenarios for future. Last polls show that now there is a rea... Read more

    The 15 march 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Gaza Produce to Make It Directly to Haredi Supermarket Shelves

    Srugim is reporting that for the first time in 8 years the border to gaza has been opened to allow Gazan produce into Israel for sale. This year is Shmitta,... Read more

    The 15 march 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • I Have a Dream: Israeli Election Speech

    My fellow Israelis – I’m seeking your votes in this week’s election, for a policy that both reflects our highest human values, and offers a sustainable path... Read more

    The 14 march 2015 by   Fsrcoin
    SOCIETY, CULTURE, POLITICS

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