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January 2012

2012: The year of the Bibi

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Noam Sheizaf has a smart piece up at Foreign Policy forecasting the results of the upcoming Knesset elections. It looks like Netanyahu is here to stay.

Tadamun: Israel detained student because of computer engineering graduate project

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Tadamun: Israel detained student because of his graduate project The international Tadamun society for human rights said the Israeli occupation forces detained about one month ago a university student from Tulkarem city because of his graduate research project. Land Theft / Land Theft & Destruction /  Restriction of Movement / Apartheid Israel plans to […]

My life without a title

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A new day begins in Gaza, as the dead were peacefully buried.

Dennis Ross Redux: Haaretz reveals White House – WINEP hotline

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Benjamin Netanyahu and Dennis Ross Last week, Haaretz’s Barak Ravid broke the story that Dennis Ross, late of the Obama administration, had never actually given up his security clearance and was still playing an outsized, and seemingly unchecked, role in advising the president. Now Ravid has a follow-up revelation that suggests just how strong the […]

Israel shuts down charitable organization, kindergarten and soccer club in Silwan

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Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Apartheid Center: Israel expanding south Hebron settlement HEBRON (Ma‘an) 29 Jan — The Land Research Center said on Sunday that the Israel is expanding the Karmel settlement in south Hebron. Israeli forces have started digging on 10 dunams of the land to the south of the […]

‘Israel Firster’ debate is an American argument, not a Jewish argument

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Once Lee Smith joined the Hitler orgy over the Israel Firster debate naturally it occurred to me, with gentiles joining, the conversation was wiiiiide open. (Unless you’re Israeli, they’ve been ordered to ” stay out of it” by gatekeeper Eli Lake) Everyone in the know knows this is an American conversation now, thank heavens! Freddie […]

CAP censorship is inconsistent

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Israeli settler makes a movie pushing attack on Iran. Democratic Party gives him political cover

Boycott Divestment and Sodastream

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We’ve been following the Sodastreaming of America, the unique mainstream cachet of a seltzer maker made in occupied territory. Well, Food52 is a foodie blog. They’re promoting Sodastream as one of 52 essential items. “These things are life-changing.”