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January 2010 Blog Posts (56)

10 Tips For Dream Goal Achievement Or How to Create Dream Goal

1. Set An Intention - the power of understanding your intentions for whatever you desire to achieve in health, academia, or wealth is the key to your power.



2. Maintain Integrity - there are sets of rules to allow us to live with integrity by obliterating procrastination and keeping agreements with yourself and others is critical to your success. Old habits are not easy to dispel and therefore It is essential that you do your daily mental cleansing of your past beliefs and… Continue

Added by Andre on January 30, 2010 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Standing for Peace in Sheikh Jarrah

Sheik Jarrah Protests



The following blog is a record of various protests at Sheik Jarrah.



1. Some mepeace discussions on Sheik Jarrah and evictions



Basil Keilani, 24 January 2010

http://www.mepeace.org/forum/topics/israeli-leftists-protest-over



Nerine Melikyan, BBC Documentary – Panorama, 18 January 2010…

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Added by Stewart Mills on January 29, 2010 at 9:22pm — No Comments

MEPEACE Recommendations - January 29

3,550 peacemakers and growing... Thank you for being one of our peacemakers!



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Event

MEPEACE Chat - January 31 - Oliver Haack

http://www.mepeace.org/events/mepeace-chat-january-31



Video

to catch life moments... - Narine Melikyan…

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Added by Oliver Haack on January 29, 2010 at 10:56am — No Comments

Eyal Raviv's first editorial translated into Arabic language

مع وسائل الإعلام الجديدة، نحن رجال الإعلام



بقلم: ايال رفيف





" كن أنت التغيير الذي تريد أن تراه في العالم" التكنولوجيا الحديثة تقوينا للتغيير_للسلام

تساعد وسائل الإعلام الحديثة، من خلال تمكيننا من التعبير عن أنفسنا والتفاعل ، جهودنا لحل الصراع في الشرق الأوسط. حيث أن النقل الأفقي للمعرفة من خلال شبكات التواصل الاجتماعي مثل الفيسبوك، يوتيوب وتويتر تقوينا لنبني فهم عبر التعلم الأفقي. بينما يميل التدريس لأن يكون تنازليا "من فوق لأسفل"، فان التعليم… Continue

Added by Waleed Hammad on January 27, 2010 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Time to Rise Above the Fray

Upon returning from an extensive trip to Turkey these past two weeks, I found my inbox flooded with commentary about the capricious nature of the current state of Turkish-Israeli relations. Many strong supporters of the bilateral relationship from both sides have found themselves questioning the future of a strategic cooperation between the Turks and the Jews that has existed for hundreds of years. A year after Israel's offensive in Gaza drove a wedge between the two governments, emotions are… Continue

Added by Alon Ben-Meir on January 26, 2010 at 8:45pm — 1 Comment

Honesty, Compassion and Peacemaking.

Honesty, Compassion and Peacemaking



One of the most important traits for accomplishing peace between the Israeli and the Palestinian people is to be honest with each other. It sounds very simple, but it is not an easy task to do. Before negotiating, it is essential that one should confront his/her own thoughts and beliefs about the "other". Don't be afraid to say what you think. However, do not be offensive or distasteful.



But wait a minute, what is honesty?

According… Continue

Added by Manal Anna on January 26, 2010 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Is Zionism a racist Ideology? What do you think?

Is Zionism a racist Ideology? What do you think?



There is a huge difference between Zionism and Judaism. The way I see it Zionism is an egocentric ideology that suppresses the Palestinian right of their land. Actually, although their founders were not religious but they tried to build this ideology on religious grounds borrowing it from the biblical place Zion.





"קיומה של מדינת ישראל כמדינה ציונית עלולה להתפרש כגזענות, שכן קיימים חוקים רבים המפלים לרעה ערבים בשל מוצאם… Continue

Added by Manal Anna on January 24, 2010 at 9:04pm — 47 Comments

The beauty of the peace in motion of the flight in three minutes

The magnificent world -stunning shot taken from the top: the sky, mountains, clouds, fields, trees at the change of the seasons, a rainbow in the valley... Such peace - outside of our reach, for this we should be to born… Continue

Added by Narine Melikyan on January 23, 2010 at 11:44am — No Comments

A present and future of the common ground news in the social media

Interestingly and alive - a new present and future direction in the media: encouragement to know about it all.



With new media we are the media

by Eyal Raviv

21 January 2010



Eyal Raviv: "Together, we are the change we want to see in the world."



Read his first editorial for Common Ground News here: "With new media we are the media" - What does this mean for Middle East peace? -… Continue

Added by Narine Melikyan on January 23, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

MEPEACE: New recommendations and leadership training

Please share and enjoy these newest recommendations on mepeace.org:



Video

Budrus Trailer - Jessica Devaney

http://www.mepeace.org/video/budrus-trailer-1



Discussion

Editorial for Common Ground News: "With new media we are the media" - Eyal Raviv…

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Added by Eyal Raviv on January 22, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Jewish Shit List

This morning while checking on the internet my eyes went on a link under the title "Jewish Shit List", after taking a look at the contents with around 7,000 Jewish name, it became clear to me that it lists those who call for peace with the so called enemy "Palestinians" and condemn the occupation, and other practices being made by the government of their country Israel. Those people were described as a threat to Israel, and the Jewish people as a whole.



I just thought that even I am… Continue

Added by Hiba on January 21, 2010 at 10:21am — 17 Comments

Orthodox Jews for Peace

Shalom, Salam.



Hi everybody, I am a co founder of a new organization named Orthodox Jews for Peace.

Our mission is to educate, and express, everything that is taught in the Torah on Peace.

We believe the notion that the Jewish and Palestinian peoples are inherently incapable of coexistence is a mistake.

This mistaken idea has been promoted at times inadvertently and sometimes purposefully by politically motivated individuals on both sides.

Our experiences coupled… Continue

Added by Levi Goldenberg on January 20, 2010 at 10:30pm — 8 Comments

MEPEACE Update: 3,500 peacemakers - online and on the ground

We are 3,500 peacemakers and have received more 1.7 million page visits on mepeace.org.



Thank you for being part of our movement for peace. We continue to be committed to peace - online and on the ground.



Online, our able Dialogue Team hosted another successful Chat Workshop on Sunday. The subject was: "New era in media: Information, interaction or both". See the after-event discussion at:… Continue

Added by Eyal Raviv on January 20, 2010 at 4:10pm — No Comments

"DISCRIMINATION"

READERS,I WOULD LIKE TO SAY SOMETHING ABOUT THE WORD DISCRIMINATION,WELL READERS FOR THIS WORD IS VERY FAMILIAR ON MY SITUATION HERE,BUT I NEED IS YOUR OPINION WHY THE PEOPLE DISCRIMINATE SOMEBODY ELSE...IT MAY HAPPENED IN DIFFERENT PLACES FOR BEING A DIFFERENT KIND OF HUMAN BEING TOO...OR THERE ARE SOME REASONS WHY THEY DISCRIMINATE A PERSON,I NEED IS YOUR COMMENTS WHY SOME PEOPLE DISCRIMINATE A PERSON WHOM ALL THE HUMAN BEING CREATED BY GOD !!!WHY I NEED TO SHARE THIS ISSUE ,CAUSE IT IS MY… Continue

Added by harry deloria handenero on January 20, 2010 at 2:31pm — No Comments

The Psychology of the Israeli — Palestinian Conflict

The Psychology of the Israeli — Palestinian Conflict
Guest: Dr. Moises Salinas
The Doug Noll Show
January 17th, 2010
http://www.thedougnollshow.com/

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on January 20, 2010 at 2:25am — No Comments

What the Gaza war meant for Israel

By Orly Halpern



Omri Buson says his "blood boils" every time he hears about the negotiations between Hamas and Israel over the release of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

From his point of view, Israel should have never ended last year's military offensive on Gaza without Shalit's return.

"We needed to hurt them and not have mercy ... to destroy every house till [we] found that soldier," says Buson, who dropped out of law school to… Continue

Added by Waleed Hammad on January 19, 2010 at 10:25am — No Comments

Palestinian rights organizations demand government investigate Goldstone claims

Thirteen Palestinian human rights organizations and legal advocacy groups appealed to President Mahmoud Abbas and de facto Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh in open letters, calling for the immediate commencement of internal investigations of the Goldstone report.



The groups demanded the investigations be carried out in compliance with the UN General Assembly resolution.



The letter explained that on 5 February 2010 the UN Secretary-General is due to submit his report on the… Continue

Added by Waleed Hammad on January 18, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Time to Try Environmental Diplomacy in the Middle East

TODAYS ZAMAN (Turkey)

December 26, 2009



Environmental diplomacy and the Middle East

by

MICHAEL M. COHEN*





The folk rock musician James Taylor laments in one of his songs, “And in between what might have been and what has come to pass, a misbegotten guess alas and bits of broken glass.”



The ongoing tragic saga of the Arab-Israeli conflict can be summed up in this poignant line. This conflict repeats its refrain of violence and dehumanization… Continue

Added by Rabbi Michael M. Cohen on January 18, 2010 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Anarchists, left-wingers and international activists

wow a whole month has gone by. Its amazing how time flies when you’re not blogging ☺



Its not that nothing has happened I just lost my desire to write for awhile, but now it’s back in full force. I think, due two a few recent events. First was the detention and deportation of an American friend of mine, and the continued detention of another friend. Here is an article about the situation.… Continue

Added by monther shebat on January 18, 2010 at 2:53pm — No Comments

MEDIA: Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land for Free

A little spice to tomorrow's chat:

“Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land” provides a striking comparison of U.S. and international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing in on how structural distortions in U.S. coverage have reinforced false perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This pivotal documentary exposes how the foreign policy interests of American political elites--oil, and a need to have a secure military base in the region, among others--work in… Continue

Added by Narine Melikyan on January 16, 2010 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

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