Tag Archives: Jewish boat to Gaza

Rosengarten reflects on the ‘insanity’ of the response to the Jewish boat to Gaza

We have run a few accounts from Lillian Rosengarten, an American, of her experience aboard the Jewish boat to Gaza in September. As time elapses her feelings have changed and solidified. Her latest: I want to give you a small … Continue reading

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‘We wouldn’t eat their sandwiches!’ –an interview with Lillian Rosengarten

Lillian Rosengarten, the only American on the Jewish boat to Gaza, lives near me in the Hudson Valley, and the other day I visited her to interview her about her experience on the British-flagged catamaran that the Israelis had intercepted … Continue reading

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Deported: Israel no longer my Israel

I have been deported, no longer a good Jew. I have dissented. How? I along with five Israelis and three other Jewish passengers tried to reach Gaza  to show  solidarity with the occupied population of Palestinians held hostage by the … Continue reading

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Israeli takeover of Jewish boat was violent

Glyn Secker, captain of the Jewish boat to Gaza that was intercepted ten days ago, disputes the official Israeli version of the incident, in a letter to Netanyahu. Dear Prime minister, We urge you not to rely on the IDF … Continue reading

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The Jews sang ‘We are not afraid’ as 8 Israeli warships surrounded their little boat

Edith Lutz was one of two women on the Jewish boat to Gaza, intercepted last week. Here is an excerpt of her diary entry in an Israeli jail, before she was deported earlier this week. I’m writing from my dirty … Continue reading

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The Jewish boat and the ‘peace process’

As yet another boat—a Jewish one this time—is forcefully boarded by the Israeli navy while attempting to run the blockade of Gaza, a natural question for many Americans is: Why are boats still trying to run the blockade when Abbas … Continue reading

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Rosengarten, sole American on boat: It is Jew against Jew

We have received two accounts of the treatment of passengers and crew on the Jewish boat to Gaza. The first is from the American passenger on the boat, Lillian Rosengarten of New York (pictured at left among boat’s passengers in … Continue reading

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