4 hrs ago
Sanity Prayers for American Jews and American Muslims
The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is a humanitarian one, and it would be wrong to label it as Jewish and Muslim or between Judaism and Islam.
8 hrs ago
Israel is winning this war
Is Israel losing the Gaza war? There is a lot of commentary arguing that it is. Certainly, this thinking goes, Israel is racking up considerable battlefield victories, but they pale in comparison to the broader defeat it is suffering.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire
The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it.
Question: Why so much about Israel and Gaza?
Reading the Recent Diaries right now and I see nearly a dozen articles about the Israeli Defense Force's anti-terrorist operations in the Gaza Strip.
Hope When the World's Gone Off the Rails
Some weeks, the global calamities pile up so high we can't help but wonder if we have any reason to hope for a better world.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Purple Passion: 2nd Annual Grape Stomp benefits volunteer firefighters
Charlisa Goodman gets her feet covered in grape juice to print on a t-shirt at the Sabor a Pasion Grape Stomp fundraiser for the Edlwood and Montalba volunteer Fire Depts Saturday evening.
Palestine solidarity protest can help channel grief into action
On Wednesday at 5 p.m., over 300 UT students and Austin residents gathered before the Texas Capitol building.
The Terrorism That A Nail Inflicts Upon A Hammer
Let me say this: Hamas has no business shooting rockets at Israel. No country should attack another.
Israel rejects ceasefire deal as Gaza death toll passes 840 as...
Is this New York society blonde the 'Energizer' who has been one of Bill Clinton's secret lovers for 13 years? Outrage at ESPN host Stephen Smith after he suggested women should try not to 'provoke' men into beating them following Ray Rice scandal Brothers who forced five friends to have sex with each other before shooting them in the head and ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Senator Ed Markey Doesn't Seem to Understand What the Words "Precise" and "Peace" Mean
Over the past couple of weeks, I have called and emailed my two senators--Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren--to encourage them to oppose S. Res.
Thousands expected at pro-Palestinian demonstration
Thousands of Houstonians are expected to take to the streets in the Galleria area near the corner of Westheimer and Post Oak Friday afternoon to mark the Day of Quds, a time to express solidarity with the Palestinian people.
The conflict in Gaza - in pictures
This article titled "The conflict in Gaza - in pictures" was written by Matt Fidler, for theguardian.com on Thursday 24th July 2014 16.47 UTC Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike during a military operation in the east of Gaza City.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Left should be more supportive of Israel.
I'm a leftist. But one of my big disagreements with the consensus of the left is their attribution of false equivalence to the aspirations of the Israelis vs the Palestinians.
Palestine Policeman hit in rollover accident on Loop 256
You could ride like the king if you can cough up the cash for a legendary limo! Also trending, CBS announces where Stephen Colbert will broadcast the Late Show when he takes over in 2015.
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Longtime furniture store changes hands
For the better part of a century, Bearden Furniture Co., Inc., has been the go-to place for local residents wanting to beautify their home.
Armed robbery in Gaza - Israel, US, UK carve up the spoils of Palestine's stolen gas
Israel desperately covets Gaza's gas as a 'cheap stop-gap' yielding revenues of $6-7 billion a year, writes Nafeez Ahmed.
The Jersey Journal
Supporters of Israel, Palestinians rally in Hoboken
Local politicians and religious leaders joined the Jewish community of Hudson County at the United Synagogue of Hoboken's pro-Israel rally last night, while Palestinian supporters stood across the street in peaceful protest.
Israel - " we need bipartisan agreement to oppose violence
On 7/23/2014 I posted in Daily Kos an article titled "Israel - right of defense, yes - brutal methods no", which argued that it is not in the interest of the United States to passively stand by while Israel kills hundreds of Muslims in response to rocket attacks that killed only a handful of Israels.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
O ne of the selling points in New Zealand's campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily independent voice to offer on international conflicts.