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A TIME FOR ATONEMENT: Will this Yom Kippur Bring Justice for the Palestinians?


A TIME FOR ATONEMENT: Will this Yom Kippur Bring Justice for the Palestinians? by Gil Maguire On September 29 American and Israeli Jews celebrated Rosh Hashanah.  The ten days following Rosh Hashanah are days of reflection and repentance for Jews … Continue reading

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Slaughter on the Golan


SLAUGHTER ON THE GOLAN By Gil Maguire       As recently reported in the media, at least 12 unarmed Palestinian and Syrian demonstrators were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers on May 15 and perhaps as many as 22 more on June … Continue reading

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Defensible Borders for Israel: The 1967 Lines are Just Fine


By Gil Maguire             In his Middle East policy speech last Thursday, President Obama said,    The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps, so that secure and recognized borders are … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: More on the Transformation of Jeffry Goldberg


Here is an entire thread that I commented extensively on (hijacked might be more accurate).   It is an important development from my earlier piece: https://savingisrael.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=301&action=edit It involves the further metamorphosis of conservative neocon Atlantic commentator and media figure Jeffrey Goldberg.  … Continue reading

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PALESTINE’S DAY OF RAGE SHOULD BE A WORLD-WIDE DAY OF RAGE AGAINST THE U.S. AND ISRAEL


Palestinians, properly outraged at the Obama administration’s decision to veto a UN Security Council declaration on the illegality of Israel’s settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, are planning a Day of Rage this Friday. It would be wonderful … Continue reading

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Simon Weisenthal’s Museum of Intolerance


      Below is a post from today’s Mondoweiss on the appalling intolerance of the Los Angeles Simon Weisenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance.   I have some personal history with the center and museum.  In 1948 David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s founding father and the … Continue reading

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Brazil – The Perfect Solution for Palestine


By Gil Maguire On Friday, Brazil formally recognized the State of Palestine based on its pre-1967 borders with Israel, including the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza.  Brazil did so at the request of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. This recognition, … Continue reading

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