Jewschool, July 15, 2015

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Israel became a centerpiece of Jewish identity following the trauma of the Holocaust – an identity which became more or less solidified following Israel’s military victory in the Six Day War. [...] I do believe that this narrative is in many ways a betrayal of a central narrative that has sustained the Jewish people for centuries: the story of a people born out of the ashes of a Temple destroyed by the world’s mightiest empire – who responded by creating a tradition rooted in an allegiance to a Power yet greater than any human power.

 17 Jul 2015

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Dear Giorgio,

The Israeli government has made it clear: if we don't act now, settlers will get their wish and the IDF will mark the end of Ramadan by demolishing the West Bank village of Susiya. But you can help stop this catastrophe.

Mint Press News, June 2, 2015

Avera, who is age 24, is being held by the authorities in Gaza.

Facebook photo of detainee Avera Mengistu..

Facebook photo of detainee Avera Mengistu.

The Electronic Intifada, 10 July 2015

A destroyed home in Khuzaa, September 2014.

Anne Paq ActiveStills

 

“That kid wants to make an atomic bomb and obliterate Israel!” he roared. “Why? Because he saw his family members die in front of him! How can you raise kids who want to make bombs?”

artworks-000083863259-l49eab-t50x50The British Medical Journal, 12 May 2015

 

The heavy-handed attempt by Pepys et al to force The Lancet to withdraw the Open Letter is better understood as part of a pattern, one that extends well beyond medical journals and even beyond the media.