Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead

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In earlier times this might have been excused (although biblically questionable) because of its common usage. N. conference on intolerance, just hours after one of his senior aids [Nabil Shaath] announced that the Palestinians would reject a proposed declaration that labeled Israel as a racist state." (OCR, 9/1/01, News 29) ..... Back in the United States, Indyk became the latest Middle East envoy to resign. “I came into this very skeptical,“ Indyk said a few days before returning to his job at the Brookings Institution. “But I was so impressed with the secretary’s enthusiasm that I decided to suspend my disbelief.” Recounting the history of the Kerry effort, he sounded almost wistful. “We definitely tested the proposition that American in­volvement, creativity, high-level engagement with the leaders, intensive negotiations—all of the things the U.

From ancient Israel to modern Judaism: intellect in quest of

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Click to view or download a PDF of the Primer. Bennett has a simple solution for the mapmakers. Only a third of Israelis and Palestinians believe that two states is feasible, according to a poll by Zogby Research Services, the Christian Science Monitor reported in January. An armed Arab state, presumably in the West Bank, would give Israel less than 10 miles of strategic depth at its narrowest point. Lebanon and Syria were assigned (mandated) to France... and "Palestine" (today's Jordan, Israel and "West Bank" and Gaza ) was mandated to Great Britain.

Occupied by Memory: The Intifada Generation and the

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Besides lost tourism, a substantial amount of this money was lost because of the number of Palestinian workers in Israel dropped from an average of 124,000 in the 3rd quarter of 2000 to only 4,000 in the final 2 quarters of 2001, likewise increasing the burden of lost income on the Muslim side. Leftoid masochists and the Christian meek call for returning Hawaii to the Hawaiians and capitulating before a massive Mexican reconquista of one-third of America.

An Historical Account of the Life and Reign of David, King

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Semitic peoples first appeared in Canaan during this period. Gomer was an Aryan group who conquered Armenia (essentially present-day Turkey) from their Ukrainian homeland, and Togarmah was the south-eastern part of Turkey near the Syrian border. A war ends only when there is a winner and a loser. The Jerusalem Interchurch Centre (JIC), a joint venture between the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) and the local churches functions as a coordination point for ecumenical action in and for Jerusalem and its churches.

History of the People of Israel: From the Rule of the

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Access to internationalized Jerusalem was through Arab territory. In the Huffington Post he let readers know what he thinks about Americans in his review of the Borat movie: “It’s that he reveals to Americans just how brutish and ugly we can be underneath our veneer of civility and hospitality. This is a hugely important part of the conflict today, especially for Palestinians. Had we not acted along with our NATO allies and regional coalition partners, thousands would have been killed.

Life in Year One: What the World Was Like in First-Century

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On April 24, Secretary of State Marshall received a cable concerning alarming developments in Haifa, whose oil refinery had been the scene of past struggles and was now in the hands of Jewish forces.10 The prospect of the Haifa refinery becoming the scene of active conflict alarmed London as well as Washington because of its connection with the Iraq Petroleum Company, whose oil was refined there. N. voted in 1947 to partition Palestine into two states, one The Torah states that Israel would “suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock.” (Deut The protests in Egypt are ongoing but the Islamists have already toppled the Tunisian regime of Ben Ali.

A History of Ancient Israel: From the Patriarchs Through the

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The Hamas leadership is well aware that Fatah’s renunciation of armed struggle against Israel combined with its inability to negotiate a settlement with it acceptable to the Palestinians served to discredit Fatah and allowed Hamas to gain popularity and strength. After ONLY six days of air, sea and hand-to-hand ground warfare, Israel defeated all three Arab armies along three separate fronts, taking control of the entire Sinai Desert from Egypt, the 37mile x 12mile Golan Heights from Syria and the West Bank (including East Jerusalem and its Old City) from Jordan.

Palestina: Sef: Hanes Taith I Ymweled Ag Iuddewon Gwlad

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It laid water pipelines, expanded ports, extended railway lines, and supplied electricity. This map shows where they live in green overlay, and the national borders that they have proposed on three separate occasions, all of them failed. Daniel Pipes noted in �The Year the Arabs Discovered Palestine� (Middle East Review, Summer 1989), �In January 1920, Palestinian nationalism hardly existed; by December of that critical year, it had been born.� But beyond the fact that we are still feeling the impact of the riots even today, it is worth recalling what happened so long ago in the streets of Jerusalem because it serves as an important reminder of what the Arab-Israeli conflict is truly all about.

An Outline of the History of the Literature of the Old

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Ever-growing anti-Israel protests are held everywhere from Norway to New York. General Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions, Concluding Debates on Question of Palestine, Wider Middle East Situation General Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions, Concluding Debates on Question of Palestine, Wider Middle East Situation General Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions, Concluding Debates on Question of Palestine, Wider Middle East Situation General Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions, Concluding Debates Stressing that popular uprisings across the Middle East were demanding greater inclusiveness and democracy, General Assembly delegates called today for peace and justice — as well as “re-energized” efforts to resolve old regional conflicts — to reign across the region, as it adopted six related resolutions.

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Parallel Discourses (UCLA

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There was never a time when there were not Jews and Jewish communities, though the size and conditions of those communities fluctuated greatly. With a dedicated effort, this state could rise rapidly, as it comes to terms with Israel, Egypt and Jordan on practical issues, such as security. The [UN] Security Council demanded ‘that Israel withdraw all its military forces forthwith and unconditionally to the internationally recognized boundaries of Lebanon’... “The UN Human Rights Commission, using the Geneva Convention’s provision that certain violations of humanitarian law are ‘grave breaches’ meriting criminal punishment for perpetrators, found a number of Israel’s practices during the uprising [the intifada] to constitute ‘war crimes.’ It included physical and psychological torture of Palestinian detainees and their subjection to improper and inhuman treatment; the imposition of collective punishment on towns, villages and camps; the administrative detention of thousands of Palestinians; the expulsion of Palestinian citizens; the confiscation of Palestinian property; and the raiding and demolition of Palestinian houses.” John Quigley, “Palestine and Israel: A Challenge to Justice.” From the 1970s until the 1999 Israeli High Court decision forbidding torture during interrogation (theoretically), hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were subjected to inhuman treatment in Israeli prisons. “Israel’s two main interrogation agencies in the occupied territories engage in a systematic pattern of ill-treatment and torture — according to internationally recognized definitions of the terms...