World Conflicts — Mahmoud Abbas

World Conflicts — Mahmoud Abbas

  • Obama Administration Doubles Down on Counterproductive Racist Policy

    Michael L.Arutz Sheva Staff writes:The United States Monday blasted Israel for pledging to build 1,000 more Jewish homes in Jerusalem, saying any such move woul... Read more

    The 29 october 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • 167. Iranian Director Abbas Kiarostami’s Film “Certified Copy” (Copie Conforme)...

    Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami can be fascinating because of his audacity to toy around with the minds of intelligent, discerning viewers. Read more

    The 12 october 2014 by   Jugu
    MOVIES, CULTURE
  • Concert Review: Big Wheel Keep On Turnin'

    The NJSO opens with Carmina Burana. by Paul J. Pelkonen The conductor Jacques Lacombe.Photo by Daniel Cossette © 2014 Canadian Broadcasting Company Newark, New... Read more

    The 11 october 2014 by   Superconductor
    THEATRE & OPERA, CULTURE
  • Obama's Veiled Threats

    Michael L.When Obama adminisitration officials started making veiled threats, while questioning Jewish yearnings for peace, I was not at first sure what to... Read more

    The 03 october 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Bang Bang: Bodies Beautiful

    Movie: Bang BangDirector: Siddharth AnandCast: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Danny Denzongpa, Jaaved Jaffery, Pawan Malhotra, Jimmy Shergill, Deepti NavalRating... Read more

    The 03 october 2014 by   Haricharanpudipeddi
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • The Problem with Land Swaps

    Sar ShalomAmong the international intelligentsia, it is taken as an article of faith that the solution to what they call the Israel-Palestine conflict must be... Read more

    The 12 september 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • ANP Hot News.....Around the Web For September 8, 2014

    By Susan Duclos Links to Hot News.... Around the Web, via All News PipeLine * When Bubblevision Misses The Epic Failure Of The US Labor Market * Next Stop Europ... Read more

    The 08 september 2014 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Imam Square in Esfahan

    Walking about in a souk or bazaar or traditional market can be enjoyable as well as frustrating. It’s enjoyable because you will see so many other things that... Read more

    The 05 september 2014 by   Ninstravelog
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • A Fist Full of Nails

    Michael L.The Jerusalem Post reports:Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone about the possibility of restarting... Read more

    The 01 september 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • God is Great Even During Gang Rapes

    Michael L.Our friends in the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq are so pious that they even pray to Allah during gang rapes.The entire west should be outraged at... Read more

    The 20 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Turning Gaza Over to the Palestinian Authority

    one fo the ideas being discussed in the ceasefire negotiations is turning over the control of Gaza to Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority (a.k.a.... Read more

    The 18 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Join the American Red Cross!

    Michael L.On Sunday, July 27, United States House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), spoke with CNN correspondent, Candy Crowley, about the Obama presidency... Read more

    The 30 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Israel's Bloody War is a Gift to Its Enemies

    My old boss Max Hastings wrote a superb piece in the Daily Mail the other day, reaffirming his admiration for Israel but deploring the grotesque propaganda... Read more

    The 30 july 2014 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • New Technology Allows Hair to Reflect Almost Any Colour

    What if you could alter your hair to reflect any colour in the spectrum? It may soon become a reality! New research suggests individuals can alter their hair... Read more

    The 30 july 2014 by   Praveen Dilip
    TECH
  • 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
  • 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
  • What is Strategy?

    Sar ShalomThis is not specific to Israel's struggles, but it is something affects Israel's decision-making. During military, and other, campaigns, courses of... Read more

    The 21 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • 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
  • "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
  • Alexi Has Some Words

    You know, every day I ask myself what it is that I want to say and do I have the time to say it?Sometimes, thankfully, other people provide content. Sometimes... Read more

    The 07 july 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • 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
  • 11 Reasons Why Zee Zindagi Indiblogger Meet Was An Event to Remember!

    Indiblogger meets are always fun and interesting! After all, the moment it is announced, we bloggers start facebook(ing), twitter(ing) and whatsapp(ing) in orde... Read more

    The 23 june 2014 by   Deepti135
    SELF EXPRESSION, TRAVEL
  • Review: Trafford Tanzi (Prologue Theatre)

    Trafford Tanzi Written by Claire Luckham Directed by Carrie Hardin at Fizz Bar & Grill, 3320 N. Lincoln (map) thru June 28 | tickets: $20 | more info Check... Read more

    The 21 june 2014 by   Chicagotheaterbeat
    THEATRE & OPERA, CULTURE
  • How Much of This Can Be Blamed on American Policy?

    There are now more than 50 million refugees, most since WWII: In a battered car loaded with blankets and clothes, Hassan Abbas and his mother left a dusty town... Read more

    The 21 june 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • 164. Portmanteau Film “Tickets” (2005) (Italy/UK) in Italian and English,...

    Tickets is a film rarely discussed by cineastes. If it is discussed, it is often to compare and contrast its three celebrated directors. Read more

    The 19 june 2014 by   Jugu
    MOVIES, CULTURE
  • Why the US Supports Hamas, and Why It May Help Iran

    The following piece is by the FresnoZionist who has now made aliyah and who is writing for his new blog Abu Yehuda.The US has given the Palestinian Authority... Read more

    The 13 june 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Supporting Hamas

    Michael L.In the Algemeiner we read the following:U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki on Wednesday engaged in an “amazing, Alice in Wonderland-quality... Read more

    The 12 june 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Hillary's Right-Wing Delusions

    Michael L.Ari Yashar, writing in Arutz Sheva, tells us:Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has some biting words for President Barack Obama in her new... Read more

    The 10 june 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • "Do We Believe That Sincere and Faith-filled Prayer Has Power?"

    As I write this, the Invocation for Peace is going on at the Vatican.  This is being widely panned by the faithless, the stony hearted, the cynical, the... Read more

    The 08 june 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • G-d Bless Australia

    Michael L.Tom Wilson writing in Commentary tells us:Australia has announced that it will no longer refer to East Jerusalem as “occupied territory. Read more

    The 08 june 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Ebike Fun in the Sun

    Well I attended the Hazelbury Bryan cycling day organised by Keith Wheaton-Green`s son Myles and friends, Jeremy & Luke – as publicised here previously... Read more

    The 03 june 2014 by   Dorsetenergized
    ENVIRONMENT, ECO-LIVING
  • Comparing Mideast Coverage to Media Coverage of Other Matters

    Sar ShalomIt is well known that the media get many key facts wrong when portraying the Middle East, whether accepting false claims presented by the Palestinians... Read more

    The 28 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • What Part of "NO"...

    Michael L.All the major Israeli dailies, including Y-Net, the Times of Israel, and the Jerusalem Post are reporting that Benjamin Netanyahu, with the... Read more

    The 23 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Quote of the Day

    There are different types of addictions: to cigarettes, to gambling, and even to drugs, God forbid. Justice Minister Livni is addicted to contact with the... Read more

    The 18 may 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Pregnant Woman Allowed to Give Birth Before Execution

    An Islamic court in the Sudanese capital has said that a pregnant woman sentenced to hang for apostasy after she married a Christian man will be allowed to... Read more

    The 17 may 2014 by   Hughvw
    POLITICS, DEBATE
  • US Official: Obama Blames Settlements for Failed Talks

    Michael L.In the Times of Israel we read:Earlier this month, anonymous American officials personally involved in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks – special... Read more

    The 17 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • This Woman is About to Be Executed for Converting to Christianity

    Call to action! Your prayers and phone calls to Congress are needed to save a pregnant female physician, Dr. Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, who has been sentenced to... Read more

    The 16 may 2014 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Pregnant Christian Woman Sentenced to Death in Sudan

    Michael L.Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali writes the following for the Times of Israel:HARTOUM, Sudan (AFP) — A Sudanese judge on Thursday sentenced a Christian... Read more

    The 15 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Talking HEADS: CONGRESS FOR GOLD NOT SILVER, CLAIMS GHULAM NABI AZAD

    The Bhartiya Janta Party has hit out at the Election Commission for refusing permission to Narendra Modi to hold rally and allowing Rahul Gandhi's road show in ... Read more

    The 10 may 2014 by   M Shekhar
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • The Fizziks Ostrich

    Michael L.One of the obvious things about the current political moment is that anti-Semitic anti-Zionism and BDS primarily come out of the western... Read more

    The 08 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Way Forward in Afghanistan: Looking Beyond 2014

    By Huzaifa Shabbir Hussain and Hammad SiddiquiAs neighbors, Pakistan and Afghanistan have a number of commonalities. Both are predominantly Muslim countries... Read more

    The 08 may 2014 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, BUSINESS, POLITICS
  • Blaming Israel for the Failure of Talks

    Michael L.For most people with a pulse it was obvious from the beginning that the Obama administration was going to blame the Israelis for the failure of peace... Read more

    The 08 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Closest Thing to an Official American Version of the Peace Talks

    by oldschooltwentysix So says an article at Ynet, Inside the talks' failure: US officials open up.It is no surprise that Israel is seen as the culprit, driven b... Read more

    The 03 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Fatah-Hamas Accord Can Be More an Opportunity Than an Obstacle

    President Abbas’ Fatah movement – the dominant group in the PLO and which governs parts of the West Bank – and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip announced a... Read more

    The 02 may 2014 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Fatah-Hamas Accord Can Be More an Opportunity Than an Obstacle

    President Abbas’ Fatah movement – the dominant group in the PLO and which governs parts of the West Bank – and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip announced a... Read more

    The 02 may 2014 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • 30 Days Recap : April 2014

    April started really slow. Almost thought I can’t post much in monthly recap. But, as it turns out April have sweet taste. As you know the blog’s turning 4... Read more

    The 30 april 2014 by   Ikzidna
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • A Little Trip Down Memory Lane

    Michael L.This is the piece, dated 3/10/10, that got me booted off of Daily Kos.I like this bit because I think that it is funny, as did others, as you can... Read more

    The 29 april 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Our Harvest is Your Heads

    Michael L.In an April 24 piece for Palestinian Media Watch by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik we read:A video broadcast on Hamas' Al-Aqsa TV yesterday... Read more

    The 27 april 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Nazi Zombie

    Michael L.Talk throughout the Jewish press and blogosphere is consumed with the apparent death of the non-peace process. Mahmoud Abbas says that Fatah is now... Read more

    The 25 april 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Fatah Joins with Hamas

    Michael L.Attila Somfalvi, writing in Y-Net, tells us the following: Israel has pressed pause on negotiations and will take steps to cause financial pain for th... Read more

    The 24 april 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Fatah = Hamas

    Michael L.Attila Somfalvi, writing in Y-Net, tells us the following: Israel has pressed pause on negotiations and will take steps to cause financial pain for th... Read more

    The 24 april 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Dekh Tamasha Dekh: A Political Satire On Religious Bigotry

    Movie: Dekh Tamasha DekhDirector: Feroz Abbas KhanCast: Satish Kaushik, Tanvi Azmi, Apoorva AroraRating: ****In the opening scene of Feroz Abbas Khan’s “Dekh... Read more

    The 22 april 2014 by   Haricharanpudipeddi
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Love of the Land Links

    Michael L.{Cross-posted at Jews Down Under and the Times of Israel.}Gotta Smile! How would you like your judge? Zionist or patriotic? Read more

    The 21 april 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Reality Check Time of Mideast Peace Process

    The Mideast peace process is now on the edge of collapse and the parties desperately are looking for a package of measures which would be the basis for extendin... Read more

    The 15 april 2014 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Reality Check Time of Mideast Peace Process

    The Mideast peace process is now on the edge of collapse and the parties desperately are looking for a package of measures which would be the basis for extendin... Read more

    The 15 april 2014 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Reconfirming: The Best Breakfast You Can Have in Lebanon

    Anthony's Restaurant Rating: 97/100 XWelcoming:10/10 Menu Choices: 10/10 Food Presentation: 10/10 Food Temperature: 10/10 Food Taste: 19/2... Read more

    The 12 april 2014 by   Nogarlicnoonions
    DINING OUT, FOOD & DRINK
  • Mid-East Talks Cancelled

    Sec. of State John Kerry’s talks with the Palestinian Authorities Pres. Mahmoud Abbas were cancelled earlier today by Abbas, or by both. We do not exactly know. Read more

    The 01 april 2014 by   Paul Phillips
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Releasing Anti-Jewish Murderers

    People who read here will probably not be surprised to learn that I oppose the release from Israeli prisons of people who seek to kill Jews. Read more

    The 01 april 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • When The Kid Was A Kid

    , a film by Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, 2011, Iran, 17 min. Gelare K. in conversation with Anahita G. about her film “When The Kid Was A Kid.” Gelare Khoshgozaran:... Read more

    The 01 april 2014 by   Wildgender
    LGBTQ, LOVE & SEX
  • To Release Murderers Or Not to Release Murderers? That is the Question.

    Michael L.Within a day from the time that United with Israel, and other outlets, reported that the Palestinian Authority claimed that Israel was no longer... Read more

    The 30 march 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • American Weakness and the Israel Minister of Defense

    Michael L.{Cross-posted at Jews Down Under and the Times of Israel.}The ongoing kerfuffle over politically incorrect Israeli Minister of Defense, Moshe... Read more

    The 24 march 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Violence is Coming

    Michael L.{Cross-posted at Jews Down Under.}In a piece for Commentary entitled Lying About Abbas Won’t Bring Peace, Jeffrey Tobin writes the following:In... Read more

    The 18 march 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Paying to Talk, Again

    I don't know why but time and again I am surprised with the news of the newest demands by the Palestinian Authority just in order to continue talking. Read more

    The 17 march 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • A Reminder

    JayinPhiladelphiaAside from looking startlingly like a fat and tired version of my father, Mahmoud Abbas is also now entering the tenth year of his four-year... Read more

    The 16 march 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • What a Lovely Partner for Peace! Yet Again.

    by oldschooltwentysixBack in January, I reported here.Now, straight from Palestinian Media Watch. A member of Fatah. A very close associate of Mahmoud Abbas.... Read more

    The 14 march 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Barack Obama Has Learned Nothing

    Michael L.He is making the same mistakes, viz-a-viz the Arab-Israel conflict, now as he made in the beginning of his first term, which leads one to wonder... Read more

    The 05 march 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Prehistoric Steps

    Britain has always had a share in the great events of the past (speaking strictly from a western hemisphere point of view). Not only did the ten “lost tribes” o... Read more

    The 02 march 2014 by   Steveawiggins
    SOCIETY, RELIGION, POLITICS
  • Blandford Hill Wind Farm Exhibition

    On Saturday the 15th February 2014, I attended the exhibition for the proposed 4 turbine Wind Farm at Blandford Hill, near Winterbourne Whitechurch, being... Read more

    The 19 february 2014 by   Dorsetenergized
    ENVIRONMENT, ECO-LIVING
  • Questions, But Few Answers as Israeli Students Meet Abbas (video)

    according to Arutz 7: A rare meeting between hundreds of Israeli left-wing student activists and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas took place Sunday. Read more

    The 18 february 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Gunday: All Gloss, Almost Stale

    Movie: GundayDirector: Abbas Ali ZafarCast: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Priyanka ChopraRating: **1/2As much as you brace yourself with the... Read more

    The 15 february 2014 by   Haricharanpudipeddi
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Quote of the Day

    While I respect the personal pain of each person that was forced to leave his home, I think they pumped up, cultivated and exaggerated the description of the... Read more

    The 09 february 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Friday’s Featured Food: Dizi on Christmas Day in Shiraz, Iran

    Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travelFriday’s Featured Food: Dizi in Iran with Diane. My “Christmas Dinner” in 2013 came in the form of local... Read more

    The 07 february 2014 by   Jsbdsl
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Love of the Land Links

    Michael L.I still have yet to understand how it is that Jews living in Judaea and Samaria is a terrible crime that prevents dictator Abbas (in the tenth year... Read more

    The 03 february 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Zionist Organization of America Comes Out Swinging

    {Cross-posted at Jews Down Under.} I have to say, I am developing an increasing appreciation for Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) chief Morton Klein. Read more

    The 29 january 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • What's Behind Netanyahu's Offer?

    Was PM Netanyahu bluffing when he said that settlers could stay in their houses in a Palestinian State if or when a peace deal will happen, or did he really mea... Read more

    The 27 january 2014 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • ZioNazi

    Michael L. ZioNazi:A Few Political Thoughts by a Pissed-Off Liberal American Jew in the Age of ObamaIntroduction: Defaming the Jews on the Progressive-Left The... Read more

    The 24 january 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Love of the Land Links

    Michael L. Opposition to Jews living in Judaea and Samaria is racist on its face.The Palestinian-Arab demand that Jews not move into, live in, or build upon... Read more

    The 23 january 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • ColomboScope 2014: My List!

    Organised by Goethe-Institut, British Council and Alliance Française, the Standard Chartered Colomboscope 2014 is Colombo's arts festival and celebrates... Read more

    The 23 january 2014 by   Sharasekaram
    DIARIES
  • Harper Learns the Truth About Arab anti-Semitism

    Michael L.The tidbit below was written by Gil Ronen and published in Arutz Sheva:Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper planned to tour the Temple Mount after... Read more

    The 22 january 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Settler Sushi!

    Michael L.{Cross-posted at Jews Down Under.}Did you know that sushi was gaining popularity among Jews in Judaea and Samaria? I sure did not until I read the... Read more

    The 16 january 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Foreign Policy Fixes: The Middle East

    These are turbulent times. Even places that are not usually so turbulent seem to be getting pretty turbulent. Unfortunately, the Middle East is still leading th... Read more

    The 16 january 2014 by   Themightyf
    RANDOM, HUMOR
  • The Indigenous Who?

    Michael L.So, there I was, a few years ago, sitting in a meeting of San Francisco Commonwealth Club's Middle East discussion forum when someone started yammerin... Read more

    The 10 january 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Obama-PLO Assault on Israeli Sovereignty

    Michael L.{Cross-Posted at Jews Down Under.}The tidbit below was written by Caroline Glick and published in the Jerusalem Post:Netanyahu reportedly agreed to... Read more

    The 07 january 2014 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Delhi Fails to Qualify; Cricketers Are Routed in DDCA Elections

    Do you know that Gursharan Singh debuted at Hamilton, New Zealandin a match against Australia!All is not well with Delhi Cricket….. Read more

    The 03 january 2014 by   Sampathkumar Sampath
    SOCIETY
  • Quote of Note: PLO Leader, Zahir Muhsein

    Michael L.Zahir Muhsein told the following to the Dutch newspaper Trouw in a 1977 interview:The Palestinian people does not exist. Read more

    The 30 december 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • How the Zionist-Left Prolongs the Arab-Israel Conflict

    Michael L. {Cross-posted at Jews Down Under.}The Zionist-Left is responsible, at least in part, for prolonging the long Arab war against the Jews of the Middle... Read more

    The 27 december 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Danny Ayalon Has Some Words

    Michael L.Ayalon is a member of Avigdor Lieberman's Yisrael Beiteinu party which, in the minds of our more close-minded co-religionists, makes him a cross... Read more

    The 26 december 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • If You Want Jesus to Be a Palestinian...

    Mahmoud Abbas recently said that Jesus was a Palestinian. He raised a lot of anger and argument with that statement. Over the past few days you could have seen... Read more

    The 25 december 2013 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • The Sharia Bomb

    Michael L.{Cross-posted at Jews Down Under.}The tidbit below was written by Ron Ben-Yishai and published at Y-Net:The way things look from Israel now, the... Read more

    The 03 december 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Trans-Asian Corridor of Development: Russia’s Super Canal to Unite Eurasia

    The decision to create a Eurasian Union on the basis of the Customs Union launched by Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russiaon January 1, 2013, might be one day regarde... Read more

    The 30 november 2013 by   Window On Heartland
    SOCIETY
  • Jews in Judaea

    Michael L.{Cross-posted at Jews Down Under.}Jews building housing for themselves in our traditional home is considered a crime not just by the often violently... Read more

    The 25 november 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Francois Hollande in Ramallah

    Michael L.The tidbit below was written by Evelyn Gordon and published by Commentary:For the second time in two weeks, France has proven itself the most serious... Read more

    The 20 november 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Does Barack Obama Have a Learning Disability?

    Michael L.{Cross-posted at News and Views from Jews Down Under and the Times of Israel.}The tidbit below was written by Reuters and published by... Read more

    The 13 november 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Questions for "anti-Zionists"

    JayinPhiladelphiaEarlier this evening I was visited by an old friend from the 'progressive' hate site Daily Kos, who apparently felt the overwhelming urge to... Read more

    The 10 november 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Non-Peace Process Unfolds

    Michael L.It is unclear to me just how much I should emphasize this, but the latest round of "peace processing" is playing out as predicted. Read more

    The 06 november 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Does Israel Have Any Idea How Offensive This Is?

    Michael L.The tidbit below was written by Yasser Okbi and the Jerusalem Post Staff.Palestinian Authority Prisoner Affairs Minister Issa Karaka said Monday that... Read more

    The 28 october 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Boycott the Palestinian Authority

    Michael L.The tidbit below was written by Elior Levy and published by Y-Net.The Palestinians have launched a diplomatic campaign calling on countries to prohibi... Read more

    The 25 october 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • I'm Off to The Red Carpet!

    The Abu Dhabi Film Festival opens tomorrow and I'm right there on the red carpet rubbing shoulders with the stars. It is such a big event here and many of the... Read more

    The 23 october 2013 by   Bookfabulous
    CULTURE, BOOKS
  • The Peace Talks Two-Step

    Michael L.In a piece entitled, Is Kerry Precipitating Another Intifada?, by Jonathan Tobin over at Commentary, he writes:But not everyone is taking the talks... Read more

    The 22 october 2013 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE