Caesarea is a small, very well-to-do town and extensive archaeological site on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, located some 50 km north of Tel Aviv. It is a town devoted to tourism and to luxurious living. There is a luxury hotel, a vacation village, miles of sandy beaches, and a series of attractive restaurants, galleries and boutiques. Visitors marvel at its extraordinary archaeological attractions, not least of which is the Roman Theater where concerts, entertainment extravaganzas… Continue
Added by Earl J Shugerman on September 17, 2013 at 4:30pm —
Once again our region is exploding in turmoil. However, there is a side of life in Israel and Palestine that does not get enough attention in the media. I am blessed to live in Haifa which earns it title as The City of Peaceful Coexistence. I wrote this story last fall and want to share it with the members of Mepeace.
The recent round of warfare in our South with Gaza was depressing in that it had to begin. There had not been any political way of getting the Hamas to stop firing… Continue
Added by Earl J Shugerman on September 2, 2013 at 8:04pm —
Harvey Stein made this video with Gazan vid journalist Nasser Najjar, from Gaza… Continue
Added by Narine Melikyan on October 30, 2010 at 5:59pm —
Great to see this positive act of solidarity occurring.…
Added by Stewart Mills on September 27, 2010 at 10:00pm —
A post (including video report) about how the IDF Spokesperson Unit used the internet to its advantage following the Flotilla Incident (in which 9 Turkish passengers on board an aid-ship to Gaza were killed):http://www.huffingtonpost.com/yermi-brenner/post_690_b_683695.html
Please share your thoughts after reading and viewing the report.
Added by Yermi Brenner on August 18, 2010 at 5:01pm —
See my Huffington Post blog for more on the jailed Fatah leader: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/yermi-brenner/barghouti-palestinian-ter_b_517467.html
Can he - if he is ever released - help unite Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank under one government
What do you think?
Added by Yermi Brenner on July 1, 2010 at 2:40am —
Confronting the extremists is as important a necessity as it is building dialogue and support among Israelis, the Jewish community and the West. It is a FACT that the pro-Hamas bias in the Arab World media and the rejectionist views of many of the activists leading the fight for the rights of Palestinians are doing so not to achieve peace but to 1) reinforce Hamas as the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people and to prevent peace based on two-states.
The people of… Continue
Added by Ray Hanania on January 13, 2010 at 1:50pm —
One journalist daily life, trying to cover what's happening in Gaza, from Israel.
This story was prepared for vjmovement about one journalist struggling to report despite the blockage: http://www.vjmovement.com/truth/29
What is vjmovement?
Added by Yermi Brenner on January 7, 2010 at 11:46pm —
One year ago, during operating "Cast Lead", Israel prevented media from accessing Gaza and covering the events.
This is a video story I prepared for vjmovement about the blockage: http://www.vjmovement.com/truth/146
What is the vjmovement?
Added by Yermi Brenner on January 7, 2010 at 11:41pm —
This is a video report I made for nana10 (Israeli web portal) in October 2008.
During that time - 2 months before "Operation Cast Lead" (also known as the Gaza War) - Kassam rockets were constantly fired from Gaza to the surrounding cities and towns.
Added by Yermi Brenner on January 7, 2010 at 11:30pm —
JAN. 2010 -- Interview with Haaretz Columnist Bradley Burston
Added by Ray Hanania on December 31, 2009 at 5:24am —
It's one thing to be optimistic. But when you replace optimism with fatalistic hope, it is irresponsible and even selfish.
How else do you describe the bizarre, although articulately expressed, assertions by Ali Abunimeh
, the presumed successor to the late great philosopher Edward Said, that Israel is "failing?" Published on Abunimeh's web site "The Electronic Intifada," where Abunimeh pines for the… Continue
Added by Ray Hanania on December 29, 2009 at 2:11pm —
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Ray Hanania, Dec. 20, 2009
Yalla Peace Party to form Chapters in Palestine and Israel
Chicago – Yalla Peace Party founder Ray Hanania today announced that supporters are being asked to form Yalla Peace Party Chapters in Palestine, Israel and throughout the Diaspora to promote peace based on the two-state solution.
Hanania, a Chicago radio talk show host, satirist and syndicated political columnist, unveiled a… Continue
Added by Ray Hanania on December 20, 2009 at 4:12pm —
[Comment: There is another copy of this at http://truthinjustice.ning.com/profiles/blogs/bill-moyers-interviews-richard . Because of it's length, this transcript cannot be posted as a discussion. Please discuss it in one of the several related targeted discussions here or elsewhere.. PmR]
Bill Moyers interviews Richard Goldstone - Parts 1 & 2
PBS TV October 23, 2009
Added by Paul RETI on October 26, 2009 at 3:30pm —
I wrote this article several weeks ago and it has circulated widely around the Internet. I am posting it for two reasons:
(1) After the article appeared, Senator Cardin eliminated references to Hamas in a response to me when I sent him the Amnesty International plea mentioned in the article. I hope this is not a temporary procedure, but remains.
(2) The public is becoming more aware of media manipulations and articles which expose the manipulations are well… Continue
Added by Dan Lieberman on February 21, 2009 at 4:36pm —
House of Commons Debates (UK)
15 January 2008
Sir Gerald Kaufman (Manchester, Gorton) (Lab): I was brought up as an orthodox Jew and a Zionist. On a shelf in our kitchen, there was a tin box for the Jewish National Fund, into which we put coins to help the pioneers building a Jewish presence in Palestine.
I first went to Israel in 1961 and I have been there… Continue
Added by Stewart Mills on January 22, 2009 at 1:19pm —
Wondering what you can do to make an immediate difference in the conflict in Gaza? Please follow this link to join the Cause to Support Physicians for Human Rights-Israel in providing immediate emergency medical relief in Gaza:
I spent the afternoon several days ago at the PHR-Israel office in Tel Aviv discussing ways in which we could engage the community in helping to ease the medical and humanitarian crisis in Gaza.… Continue
Added by Stephanie Safdi on January 16, 2009 at 10:20pm —
In the Bible, Isaiah, in one of his more memorable prophesies, says that there will come a time when, “…They beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation does not lift a sword against nation, and they no longer learn war.” Quite a profound sentiment, if you ask me, but how realistic is it, given the recent violence in Gaza?
In recent days, in the midst of the ghastly fighting in Gaza, I’ve heard about a proposal to build an industrial zone on Gaza’s… Continue
Added by Nissim Dahan on January 16, 2009 at 7:11pm —
Jewish editor sacked for publishing article
(freedom of expression thing)
This article was sent to Debbie Ducro, a American-Jewish
journalist with the Kansas City Jewish Chronicle. She published it, and was fired the next day
Quest for justice
By Judith Stone
I am a Jew. I was a participant in the Rally for the Right of Return to Palestine. It was the right thing to do.
I've heard about the European… Continue
Added by Moustafa Ghaddar on January 14, 2009 at 2:07pm —
On the surface, at least, the purpose of a system of justice is to bring justice. In America, however, every defendant has the right to legal counsel. Every once in a while a sharp and crafty lawyer can get the defendant off, even if he was caught with blood on his hands. Such is the power of a persuasive argument. But is justice served when legal arguments and loopholes are used to subvert the truth?
We see unfolding before our eyes a tragedy in Gaza. Innocent civilians are losing… Continue
Added by Nissim Dahan on December 31, 2008 at 8:51pm —