World Conflicts — Israel/Palestine

World Conflicts — Israel/Palestine

  • U.S. Public Split On Whether Israel's Gaza Attack Justified

    A few days ago, I did a post showing that America's support for Israel is still strong, and unlikely to change in the near future -- and that the support cuts... Read more

    2 hours, 9 minutes ago by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Palestine Borders and Demographics Prove to Be A Ghetto

    Thanks to a good idea given to me by my partner here at STL, I started to research and analyze some geographic information regarding the Jewish land-grab in... Read more

    The 25 july 2014 by   Paul Phillips
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • In the News at Week's End: Pastoral (?) Leadership (?) in Catholic Church,...

    Michael Bayly, The Wild Reed:I find myself thinking of and agreeing with Colleen Kochivar-Baker's contention that it's actually the system of the cultic... Read more

    The 25 july 2014 by   William Lindsey
    SOCIETY, LGBTQ, RELIGION
  • The Brute Force of Sudden Un-Ignorance

    If I had to pinpoint the one thing about myself I resent more than anything else, I know exactly what it would be.I have an absolutely devastating,... Read more

    The 25 july 2014 by   Scarphelia
    SELF EXPRESSION
  • Hillel Neuer Schools PLO's Diana Buttu & HRW Rep in Gaza Debate on Al Jazeera...

    Hillel Neuer does a great job, but their method is just lies, lies and more lies, and when you call them on a lie they say thats not what they want to talk... Read more

    The 25 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Yesterday's Miracle in Gaza

    Yes, that is a picture of a bullet stuck in a hand grenade. An IDF soldier was shot at from a terrorist with a Kalshnikov rifle. The bullet lodged itself in... Read more

    The 25 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • I Vote for More War Crimes! (Snark - Kinda)

    Michael L.The real problem is that Israel has not committed nearly as many war crimes as it is entitled to!I think Israel needs to commit more war crimes. It... Read more

    The 25 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Channeling Fo The Angels of Creativity About Flow

    Today I visited the Aysgarth Falls. What a beautiful place! I found myself a perfect little spot, tucked away next to one of the falls. A great place to just... Read more

    The 24 july 2014 by   Angellightheart
    LIFE COACH, SPIRITUALITY
  • Philly Stands with Israel

    JayinPhiladelphiaOur Israel solidarity rally here in Philadelphia yesterday afternoon, which drew 2,500 people to LOVE Park, was a huge success and a great time. Read more

    The 24 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Israel & Palestine - Why These Two Peas Don't Fit in the Same Pod.

    After the latest news today that an Israeli bomb hit a UN run school in Gaza killing 15 and injuring over 200 people, I decided to have a look at the Astrology... Read more

    The 24 july 2014 by   Solarisastro
    SPIRITUALITY, BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
  • A Conundrum . . .

    As I struggle with making sense of and writing about the divided loyalties (some of which remain strong today) in my region during the American Civil War, in th... Read more

    The 24 july 2014 by   Vickilane
    PHOTOGRAPHY, CREATIVITY
  • A Few Things the USA Can Do Concerning Gaza

    by oldschooltwentysixLift the FAA ban. It singles out and punishes Israel economically while Hamas claims victory. One might argue it was intentionally to... Read more

    The 24 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Comes The Antistate

    geoffff{Cross-posted at Jews Down Under.}Turning and turning in the widening gyreWith the Arab world and especially "the Palestinians", what has come to be... Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Hamas Vs. Israel - a Guest Post by John Poris

    Gaza City - "Concentration Camp?"So, You're Against Israel's "War of Aggression" Against Hamas SInce 2007, Hamas and its proxies have fired over 12,000 (now mor... Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Lowell
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Interfaith Children Speak Out: #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies

    In order to write Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family, I interviewed Jewish and Christian, Muslim and Christian, Hindu and Christian,... Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Susankatzmiller
    SPIRITUALITY, COMMUNITY, RELATIONSHIPS, FAMILY, RELIGION
  • "Loving This, Admit Israel And Hamas"

    From The Daily Mash, six years ago (but just as valid sixty years ago and will probably still be relevant in sixty years' time): ISRAEL and Hamas last night... Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Markwadsworth
    DEBATE
  • Say Hello to "G2geek"

    Michael L.Throughout progressive-left venues people are screaming to the heavens about the barbarity of the Jews in the Middle East. Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • the Hamas Victory in the Sky

    the real Hamas victory over Israel as a result of the FAA flight cancellation is that the the Israeli skies are empty, while the skies over Gaza are full of... Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Picture of the Day

    A generous person from Netivot, Tomer Sagron, heard that the soldiers fighting in gaza have not had the opportunity to shower in a few days. Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Abbas Sends His Family to Live Abroad

    News reports are saying that President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has sent his family over to Jordan, to be out of harms way over here in... Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Mir Yeshiva Guys Making Tzitzis for Soldiers (video)

    somebody donated tzitzis for soldiers fighting in Gaza. yeshiva guys from the Mir Yeshiva are spending their breaks tying the new tzitzis. Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Miliband Describes Talks With Obama As “Constructive”

    Leader of the Opposition, Ed Miliband has told Gingerfightback’s Political editor Marsupial Fanning that his recent meeting with President Obama was  both... Read more

    The 23 july 2014 by   Gingerfightback
    HUMOR
  • Don't Dare Tell Me Who My "Teacher" is

    Mets102Mets102 of Daily Kos fame has offered to allow Israel Thrives to publish his latest piece entitled, Don't Dare Tell Me who my "Teacher" is. Read more

    The 22 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Jews Need to Bomb More Nursery Schools in Gaza

    Michael L.But not just nursery schools, of course, but elementary schools and whatever the Gazan equivalent of Junior High Schools and High Schools need to be... Read more

    The 22 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Two American Jewish "Lone Soldiers" Dead in Gaza

    Michael L.Y-Net reports: As Israel mourns the loss of its soldiers in the fighting in Gaza, there has been an outpouring of support and solidarity for the two... Read more

    The 22 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • "Tell Me This is Not Evil."

    Laura Ben-David is making a tremendous amount of sense to me... I'd like to know if she's making sense to you and if not, why not... please be specific: It’s... Read more

    The 22 july 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • Pat Condell Still Dead Set Right

    geoffffThis continues the theme at the Joint of the curse of being forced to live history over again. A condemnation earned and delivered by the big, lazy and... Read more

    The 22 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • "I’m Pretty Much on the Fence About Having Militants Strategically Store Their...

    For those completely out of touch, The Onion is a satirical site.  What follows is satire.  Just wanted you to be aware: Saying they’ve begun to reevaluate thei... Read more

    The 22 july 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • Peculiarities of Operation Protective Edge

    In Israeli-Palestinian conflict the policy “meet quiet with quiet” turned on July 2014 to violence leading to ongoing operation Protective Edge. Read more

    The 22 july 2014 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Peculiarities of Operation Protective Edge

    In Israeli-Palestinian conflict the policy “meet quiet with quiet” turned on July 2014 to violence leading to ongoing operation Protective Edge. Read more

    The 22 july 2014 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Anti-Israel Policies/Actions Is Not Anti-Semitsim

    There have been growing protests in Europe against the mass murder of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip by the State of Israel. These actions are in response to th... Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Paul Phillips
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • The Coming Calamity, The Coming Resistance

    Currently, the world is facing a number of problems, politically, socially and economically. While we may be paying attention to important stories such as the... Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Devondb
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Gray Lady Shows Her Mid-east Bias

    Something important is missing from the New York Times's coverage of the war in Gaza: photographs of terrorist attacks on Israel, and pictures of Hamas fighters... Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Hughvw
    POLITICS, DEBATE
  • “No Evil Can Resist Grace Forever”

    Friends – what can I say? We are a global community here at Communicating Across Boundaries. And the global news will break your heart and leave the pieces... Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • CNN Reporter Removed for Telling the Truth

    CNN reporter Diana Magnay has been removed from her position as a foreign correspondent in Israel covering the latest conflict. Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Live War Footage out of Gaza

    Via the IDF, shows IDF in action in Gaza, probably in Shejaiya. Impressive! I have been waiting for some live footage. This is real urban warfare, like... Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Egyptian Salafist Says Hamas and Islamic Jihad Are Shiites

    The resistance in Gaza is apparently Shia (Hamas and Islamic Jihad) and Communists (DFLP, PFLP, Al Aqsa Martyr’s Brigade, Popular Resistance Committees). Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Sector Detector: Bulls Remain Unfazed by Borderline Black Swans

    Courtesy of Sabrient Systems and Gradient Analytics Despite a highly eventful week in the news, not much has changed from a stock market perspective. Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Phil's Stock World
    ECONOMICS, BUSINESS
  • Perspective at the End of a Week

    PERSPECTIVEDivorce is a tough experience with a lot of unknowns and upheavals built into it. It may be an individual’s first experience with attorneys and... Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Richard Crooks
    DIVORCE, SPIRITUALITY, FAMILY
  • Quote of the Day

    The Disengagement was painful, but there is no doubt that it brought Israel security. It was a very important strategic process. Read more

    The 20 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • What Does Hamas Want?

    geoffffThis is what John Lyons says Hamas wants from this war*Hamas's aim is to inflict as much damage on Israel as possible to strengthen the Palestinians'... Read more

    The 20 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • A Few Thoughts

    Michael L.There was apparently a semi-ceasefire within recent hours between Gaza and Israel.No one knows what is going to be the overall fall-out of Protective... Read more

    The 20 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Letting the Bodies Be Buried

    Hamas has requested a 2-3 hour ceasefire... so that they can clear out the dead bodies from the streets and bury them, and also clear out some people who are... Read more

    The 20 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • UNRWA Transfers Missiles to Hamas Officials

    It was reported in the news the other day that UNRWA in Gaza was shocked to discover 20 Hamas rockets (missiles) being stored in one of the UNRWA school... Read more

    The 20 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Now is Not the Time for Anti-religious Laws

    While I almost always enjoy listening to MK Yisrael Eichler (UTJ) because of his unique style and ideas, I rarely agree with him or appreciate his opinion. On... Read more

    The 20 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • U.S. Middle East Policy Is Misguided - Unlikely To Change

    The holocaust against Jews during World War II was a driving factor in this country's backing of the creation of a homeland for the Jews in what is modern-day... Read more

    The 20 july 2014 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The President's Focus

    Russian separatists shoot down a civilian airliner resulting in the murder of nearly 300 innocents.  Conflicts in the Middle East are on the rise, from the... Read more

    The 19 july 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • The New Gaza War: What Is The Point?

    I am no pacifist. Some say war never solves anything; I say it sometimes does; and there are things worth fighting for. But about this latest round of... Read more

    The 19 july 2014 by   Fsrcoin
    SOCIETY, CULTURE, POLITICS
  • Green Party Blasts Israeli Land Theft And Terrorist Violence

    Israel is once again sending troops into the Palestinian Territory of Gaza. They say it is in retaliation for Palestinian attacks on Israeli settlements and to... Read more

    The 19 july 2014 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Gaza Conflict: You Don’t Have to Be Muslim… You Just Have to Be Human

    asiapundits.com Outside BBC Nottingham yesterday evening, hundreds joined in a protest organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign over the BBC’s coverage... Read more

    The 18 july 2014 by   Asiapundits
    SOCIETY, CURRENT
  • Quote for Day: Horrible World Events Are Not "Happening to Us"; "We, the Human...

    Paul Brandeis Raushenbush asks how we deal with the news right now: a commercial airliner shot down in Ukraine, followed in no time at all by Israel's bombing o... Read more

    The 18 july 2014 by   William Lindsey
    SOCIETY, LGBTQ, RELIGION
  • Bullish Action In U.S. Steel Options As Stock Pops

    U.S. stocks are rallying on the final trading day of the week, rebounding somewhat from Thursday’s selloff in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash in... Read more

    The 18 july 2014 by   Phil's Stock World
    ECONOMICS, BUSINESS
  • I'd Like to See a Cogent, Reasoned, Intelligent Response to Charles Krauthammer'...

    Anyone? Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to... Read more

    The 18 july 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • When Your Heart Hurts on a Friday

    Robynn continues on sabbatical this week – but if you want to read an amazing piece that she’s written in the past – perfect for yesterday’s events take a look... Read more

    The 18 july 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Friday Futures Fakery – Do You REALLY Think a Downed Airline Doesn’t Matter?

    Can we possibly be this jaded? Even on Wall Street, where ruining the lives of the middle class is a sporting event, you would think that the tragic death of 29... Read more

    The 18 july 2014 by   Phil's Stock World
    ECONOMICS, BUSINESS
  • Mercury Conjunct Alhena - Demanding the Right to Be Heard.

    This connection occurs on 20th July at 9.18 degrees CancerMercury has been dominating the astrological news with the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines... Read more

    The 18 july 2014 by   Solarisastro
    SPIRITUALITY, BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
  • Tunnel Wars

    Israel's ground invasion purposed in locating then destroying the myriad of tunnels leading in country from Gaza: The immediate objective of the operation was... Read more

    The 18 july 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • Israel Begins Ground Invasion of Gaza' "imminent Amphibious Landing"; Missile...

    It is a big, big news day. Any time Israel becomes involved in a ground war it puts me on prophetically high alert.Israel Defense Force twitter stream:BREAKING... Read more

    The 17 july 2014 by   Elizabethprata
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • Tom Friedman Partially Gets It, Partially Doesn't

    Sar ShalomIn his most recent column, makes an important point and a point that is wildly off the mark. In discussing the current situation of rockets from... Read more

    The 17 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Why I'm Grateful to Be Catholic

    That from a Facebook friend provides a perfect lead in I think to what I want to write about today. A number of recent events have occurred where my thinking... Read more

    The 17 july 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • The Future According to ISIS

    ISIS 5-year expansion plan. Parts of Europe are not included on this one.The map below includes parts of Europe.This map labels the various vilayets of province... Read more

    The 17 july 2014 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Links 17/07/14

    Politics: Following the death of three Israeli teenagers and increased rocket attacks from Palestine, Israel started a bombing campaign in the Gaza strip (this... Read more

    The 17 july 2014 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • Mercury Conjunct Murzims - An Important Announcement is Coming

    This connection occurs between 18th and 19th July at 7.23 degrees CancerI am marking your card with this aspect slightly early as I feel that it may hit slightl... Read more

    The 16 july 2014 by   Solarisastro
    SPIRITUALITY, BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
  • When To Speak Out About Terrorism Raises A "Deeply Inappropriate" Conflict

    geoffffDon't Mention The Racist Vilification, The Lynchings, Or The War Crimes Keep Stum. As You WereHere is another window into the state of Australian... Read more

    The 16 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Best Solution to the Conflict with Gaza, on Channel 2

    this is a screen capture from a channel 2 breaking alert about a missile attack on Sderot: It should say "color red" - tzeva adom - צבע... Read more

    The 16 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Picture of the Day

    From TOI (the 14:38 update): After holding a formal engagement ceremony in Bnei Brak this past Saturday, a young ultra-Orthodox Israeli man finds what may be th... Read more

    The 16 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Terror Versus Terrorism

    Is terrorism is the answer to the terrorism? We all know how big the problem of terrorism is to the world. Thousands of people get killed by terrorists without... Read more

    The 16 july 2014 by   Cifarshayar
    LIFE COACH, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Picture of the Day

    While Israel wouldn't shut the electricity in Gaza, Hamas inadvertently did when they damaged an electricity line with a stray rocket. Read more

    The 15 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Peace by Neglect?

    A guest post by Max (Meier) Goldmeier I had a conversation today with a Palestinian. Here is what I learned: Palestinians only want peace Jews have no claim to... Read more

    The 15 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Solidarity with Palestine

    There is no equivalence between Israeli aggression and Palestinian self-defense Read more

    The 15 july 2014 by   Earth First! Newswire
    ENVIRONMENT
  • Antisemitism at RALLY for GAZA.

    Shirlee Finn from Jews Down Under:I decided, against my better judgement and curiosity, to attend a pro-Gaza rally in the city on Sunday 13th July with a... Read more

    The 15 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Hamas Versus Israel: The Case for Moral Clarity

    The Face of WarKhalil al-HayyaHamas LeaderBy David HarrisJuly 13, 2014Two centuries ago, the great German poet Goethe said: "The hardest thing to see is what... Read more

    The 14 july 2014 by   Lowell
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Rav Chaim Kanievsky Alters His Schedule to Share in the Pain of the Community

    last week Rav Chaim Kanievsky told people that despite there not actually being a concern in Bnei Braq about bombs falling within the city, they should still... Read more

    The 14 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Muslims and Leftists Stone Jews in Paris

    Michael L.Here is the way that it works and it is exceedingly simple.Arab racists seek to threaten and intimidate the Jewish minority in the Middle East. Read more

    The 14 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Israel Won't Shut Gaza Electricity, but Hamas Will...

    According to the news reports last night, a missile shot by Hamas towards Israel ended up hitting a high-power line that provides electricity to gaza. Read more

    The 14 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • "Israel, Unlike Hamas, Isn’t Trying to Kill Civilians. It’s Taking Pains to Spar...

    William Saletan is a past critic of Israel so this piece some may find surprising: According to many critics, Israel is slaughtering civilians in Gaza. Read more

    The 13 july 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • Israel – Palestine Conflict: Who is Right?

    Israel and Palestine the two countries involved in the war. I don’t want to point out who is wrong or right but the way humanity is being killed in the Gaza mus... Read more

    The 12 july 2014 by   Mohd Nazar Mubeen
  • Photos from Gaza

    Just a collection of photographs I pulled off major news media sites like the NYT and The Post. // About these ads var wpcom_adclk_hovering = false; var... Read more

    The 11 july 2014 by   Paul Phillips
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Rockets Hit Jerusalem

    Michael L.Y-Net reports:Israel under fire: Sirens wailed in Jerusalem early Thursday evening, as residents of the capital reported hearing at least five blasts. Read more

    The 10 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Israel-Palestinian Warfare Rages On

    The war between Israel and Hamas is really hotting up. Hamas fired 100 rockets at Israel today, some of them reaching as far as Jerusalem and Caesarea, which... Read more

    The 10 july 2014 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Hamas Sea Commandos Foiled While Infiltrating Israel

    Impressive video. Five Hamas terrorists (come on – that’s what they are) landed on an Israeli beach north of Gaza and managed to get aways onshore amid the... Read more

    The 10 july 2014 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Arabs on Temple Mount Cheer Sirens in Jerusalem

    this is a video of Arabs pouring onto Temple Mount and celebrating last night when sirens went off in Jerusalem.. this video was shared by the pro-Hamas Quds... Read more

    The 09 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Many #Gazaunderattack Photos on Social Media Are Bogus

    This you won't find being widely reported... you can come to your own conclusions as to why that might be: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) published ... Read more

    The 09 july 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • A Tale of Two Funerals

    a guest post by Tzvi Zucker A Tale of Two Funerals Tzvi Zucker (@TzviZucker) I am sitting down to write this after experiencing my first Tzeva Adom here in... Read more

    The 09 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Reconnect with Gaza Or Disconnect Even More?

    There is no shortage of opinions being offered as to what should be done to solve the current security situation between Israel and Gaza. Even on the... Read more

    The 09 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Israel Envoy Threatens Retaliation for Rockets

    Consul General of the State of Israel, David Siegel told Truth Revolt's Ben Shapiro that over half of Israel's population was currently hunkered down in bomb... Read more

    The 09 july 2014 by   Hughvw
    POLITICS, DEBATE
  • When They Are Saying Peace and Security...

    While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then sudden destruction will come upon them as labor pains come upon a pregnant woman, and they will... Read more

    The 08 july 2014 by   Elizabethprata
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • Ehud Barak Proposes Unilateral Separation

    Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, at a peace conference, said that Israel needs to initiate a unilateral separation between Israel and the Palestinians, or the... Read more

    The 08 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Bet Shemesh in the News: Explosions - More Than One Kind

    Bet Shemesh has been in the news again: 1. As you might already have heard, among the 6 suspects rounded up for allegedly murdering the Arab boy, Mohammed... Read more

    The 08 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • 85 Rockets Hit Israel Just Yesterday

    Michael L.Ha'aretz writes:Shortly after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet decided Monday to escalate attacks against Hamas and the Gaza Strip... Read more

    The 08 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • 50 Books By African Women That Everyone Should Read: Part 2

    Last week on the Gateway for Africa Blog, the first 25 on our list of '50 Books by African Women That Everyone Should Read' .... before they die was published. Read more

    The 08 july 2014 by   Bookshy
    CULTURE, BOOKS
  • Islamic Feminism

    Here.An excellent article, and she makes an excellent case that fiqh rulings that justify zina and huddud laws are irrational and are not valid interpretations... Read more

    The 06 july 2014 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Nations of the World .... and the Tiniest Amongst Them !!!

    Heard of Sealand – is it a Nation, and if so the tiniest one ?? How many countries are there in the world? ~ a good common Q for general Public … yet has... Read more

    The 06 july 2014 by   Sampathkumar Sampath
    SOCIETY
  • RESPONDblog: Why God Isn’t a Harsh Or Critical Task Master

    Why does God seem to demand so much from his followers? The Bible suggests that God demands us to love him – and to love him with all our hearts, minds…and our... Read more

    The 04 july 2014 by   Stuart_gray
    PHILOSOPHY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Isis Captures Oil Field, Aims for Jordan? Ebola out of Control, SBC Gay-affirmin...

    I'm catching up on some news. I like to follow up with previously reported issues. Let's start with Danny Cortez, Obama, and the SBC. Read more

    The 03 july 2014 by   Elizabethprata
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • Mosaddeq and Setting Bounds for Appropriate Apologies

    Sar ShalomA common problem that Israel faces on the international stage is that when many people frame the conflict, they do so in narratives friendly to the... Read more

    The 03 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Who Killed the Arab Boy in Jerusalem?

    I don't know what happened. An Arab boy was found murdered in the forest of Jerusalem early this morning. So far that is all I know. I do not know who murdered... Read more

    The 02 july 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Three Kidnapped Israeli Teens Found Dead

    The three Israeli teenagers, Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Frenkel, who were abducted by Palestinians earlier were found dead in the village of... Read more

    The 01 july 2014 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • No Justice, No Peace

    Michael L.Sometime toward the middle-end of last year I put together a very brief outline of where I suspected things were headed and published it under the... Read more

    The 30 june 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Crucifixions... and Now a Caliphate in the Middle East

    Thank God that these extremists are decimated and on the run... because... Obama told us so... remember: In the meantime, reality is an itch-bay. Read more

    The 30 june 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY

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