We must be mindful in this climate that, while criticism of Israel is not inherently anti-Semitic, it can slide there. Fortunately, people like the Rev. William J. Barber II are leading by example, pledging allegiance to the fight against anti-Semitism while also demonstrating unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian people struggling to survive under Israeli occupation.
He declared in a riveting speech last year that we cannot talk about justice without addressing the displacement of native peoples, the systemic racism of colonialism and the injustice of government repression. To hold fast to the image of God in every person is to insist that the Palestinian child is as precious as the Jewish child. Guided by this kind of moral clarity, faith groups are taking action. In , the pension board of the United Methodist Church excluded from its multibillion-dollar pension fund Israeli banks whose loans for settlement construction violate international law.
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Even in Congress, change is on the horizon. Israel regularly prosecutes Palestinian children detainees in the occupied territories in military court. None of this is to say that the tide has turned entirely or that retaliation has ceased against those who express strong support for Palestinian rights. To the contrary, just as King received fierce, overwhelming criticism for his speech condemning the Vietnam War — major newspapers, including The Times, denounced the address the following day — those who speak publicly in support of the liberation of the Palestinian people still risk condemnation and backlash.
Bahia Amawi, an American speech pathologist of Palestinian descent, was recently terminated for refusing to sign a contract that contains an anti-boycott pledge stating that she does not, and will not, participate in boycotting the State of Israel. In November, Marc Lamont Hill was fired from CNN for giving a speech in support of Palestinian rights that was grossly misinterpreted as expressing support for violence. Canary Mission continues to pose a serious threat to student activists. But that attack backfired. Within 48 hours, academics and activists had mobilized in response.
But I do. Woe to you if you let them safely reach their homes and travel safely on the roads' all this while proclaiming peace and relieving a Nobel prize. We will make life unbearable for the Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion. We Palestinians will take over everything including all of Jerusalem' A central message of this book is how the world media act as an enabler for Arab terror by blaming Israel for Arab violence while demonizing Jews.
And spreading the evil libel that Israel is an Apartheid state and that Arabs are being oppressed by Israel. This propaganda has had the upper hand in the media since and Israel's pr industry is effectively dead. Brilliant reading and an indispensable tool to understand the truth of the Arab-Israeli conflict that troubles the world to such a degree today. View 2 comments. Shelves: israel. If you wish to understand the truth behind the Arab-Israeli conflict, I highly recommend this book. For me, it was both an eye-opener and frustrating.
As much as I love it, I cannot stand anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism. To me, there is a very fine line between the two.
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Many years ago, while in college, I remember a biased college professor surprise! If, on the other hand, the Arabs declared a ceasefire and said they would no longer fight, there would be peace. Here are just some of my favorite quotes — there are many. So what makes this particular conflict so outstanding? The most logical explanation is that the Arab-Israeli conflict is not about land, occupation, politics, or a dispute over historical legitimacy and ownership of a tiny corner of real estate -especially one that lays within a sea of sand and has virtually no natural resources.
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This conflict is rooted in a much more encompassing issue: it is the battle between Islam and Judaism. Judaism and Islam are indeed at odds. Many believe that this volatility could spark the next world war. View all 4 comments. As the author poses the question 'There must be reason that the "atrocities" that are occurring or alleged to be occuring in Israel are not foreshadowed by the myriad of killings of innocents in Syria, Somalia, Rwanda, Sudan, Egypt, Yemen, and Iraq among others' When Syria's regime can annihilate men, women and children and the UN can go about business as usual but react with hysterical outrage when Jews build homes in Jerusalem, we know that the UN is run by evil monsters who espouse gross hypocrisy.
He explains that 'Israel today is at the front line of a war between the civilized world and an all encompassing system that is at odds with he values of Western civilization' The media and university narratives have no baring on reality at all. When the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Husseini formed an alliance with Nazi Germany in the s he led a campaign of murder against Jews and moderate Arabs, disseminated anti-Jewish propaganda and raised armed millitias with Nazi German and Fascist Italian funds. We will make life unberable for the Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion.
We Palestinians wi;; take over everything including all of Jerusalem' A central message of this book is how the world media act as an enbaler for Arab terror by blaming Israel for Arab violence while demonizing Jews. I'm a bit biased but I do have to confess that years of research and hard work paid off.
Israel and the Palestinian nightmare is a book that provides the answers to the most common questions regarding the conflict in the Middle East.
Israel and the Palestinian nightmare is not only a reliable reference book; it is a captivating description and review of the Arab-Israeli conflict. It offers an honest account of where Israel went wrong, covers facts relating to the origins of the nation of Israel and the profound effect that history has had upon contemporary events. The Arab-Israeli conflict is not a battle over land nor is it rooted in ancient claims of two peoples to the same small piece of real estate in the Middle East; but rather it is a clash between Judaism and Islam.
A conflict the Christian world has been touched by but so far timidly involved with.
Israel and the Palestinian nightmare, answers some of the toughest questions regarding Israel and the Palestinian people. It takes the reader through an historical timeline that puts many issues into proper perspective. The author has tough words for both Israelis and the Arab world, and the book contains inspiring articles and commentaries by Middle East experts such as Yoram Ettinger, Phyllis Chesler, Paul Eidelberg; as well as thought-provoking observations written by Larry Miller, David Wilder and Shifra Hoffman among others.
This book will clarify many of the misconceptions that exist regarding this conflict and it is essential reading for both Jew and gentile alike. Gary rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Jennifer Jacobs rated it it was ok Oct 08, Michael Attard rated it really liked it Apr 21, Ryan Sanders rated it it was amazing May 27, Gordon L Larson rated it liked it Nov 19, Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies at age A Babel of painted letters.
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