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Stealing Beauty : Protesting Israeli Cosmetics Made in Occupied Palestine

Austin protest:Ahava cosmetics producedIn illegal Israeli settlements By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2010 More than 30 people carried picket signs in front of the Gateway Shopping Center in Austin on Saturday, April 24, urging shoppers … finish reading Stealing Beauty : Protesting Israeli Cosmetics Made in Occupied Palestine

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : The U.S. Must Stop Israel’s Drunk Driving

Image from Peace World Journal.Don’t let your friends drive drunk:U.S. must do more than wring its hands By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / March 18, 2010 “Cursed be he who moves back his neighbor’s territory-marker. And all … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : The U.S. Must Stop Israel’s Drunk Driving

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Have a Heart : How to Expand the Organ Harvest

3D anaglyph of the human heart. Image from 3D-image.net.Israel’s new approach:Donor cards and organ transplants By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 16, 2010 For years now, doctors have been able to save lives and prolong lives by … finish reading Have a Heart : How to Expand the Organ Harvest

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Tilting at Windmills : Don Quixote, the Israel Ballet, and the Dance of Apartheid

Don Quixote goes mad. Engraving by Gustave Doré. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Showing Israel’s ‘prettier face’:Don Quixote comes to Burlington Whether conscious or not, there is a deep irony in the choice of Don Quixote as a touring piece for the … finish reading Tilting at Windmills : Don Quixote, the Israel Ballet, and the Dance of Apartheid

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Marc Estrin: Hearts and Minds : A Valentine’s Day Love Offensive

Israeli school children are shown writing messages on shells meant for targets in Lebanon. The incident took place July 17, 2006, near the northern Israeli border. The messages reportedly included hearts, a star of David, and the words “From Israel … finish reading Marc Estrin: Hearts and Minds : A Valentine’s Day Love Offensive

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Robert Jensen : Mainstream Media and the Conventional Wisdom

Ethan Bronner, Jerusalem bureau chief of The New York Times. His son joined the Israeli army.NY Times and Palestine imbroglio:No conflict of interest with conventional wisdom by Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / February 9, 2010 The New York … finish reading Robert Jensen : Mainstream Media and the Conventional Wisdom

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David McReynolds : Gaza ‘Footnotes’ and Israel’s Legacy

“The people were afraid. There was no shouting there. No screaming.” Families look for their relatives after a massacre in the Gaza Strip in 1956. Illustration from Footnotes in Gaza by Joe Sacco.Times’ review of graphic novel suggestsshifting attitude towards … finish reading David McReynolds : Gaza ‘Footnotes’ and Israel’s Legacy

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New York : Marching for the Children of Gaza

Thousands marched in New York on Dec. 27, 2009, in support of the people of Gaza. Photo by Bud Korotzer / NLN.Marching for the children of Gaza:Thousands demonstrate in New York CityBy Fran Korotzer / The Rag Blog / January … finish reading New York : Marching for the Children of Gaza

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UT-Austin’s Kuperman : Bomb Iran’s Nukes

Image from Crusader Rabbit.UT non-proliferation ‘expert’ calls forMilitary strikes against Iran nuclear facilities [Alan J. Kuperman is] ‘director of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Program at the University of Texas at Austin,’ but his Christmas eve call to war relies on … finish reading UT-Austin’s Kuperman : Bomb Iran’s Nukes

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Bob Simmons : A Medical Mission to Palestine (Documentary Video)

A Medical Mission to Palestine – Part 1 from Telebob on Vimeo. Good works done by good people:A Medical Mission to PalestineBy Bob Simmons / The Rag Blog / December 3, 2009 See Parts 2-4 of A Medical Mission to … finish reading Bob Simmons : A Medical Mission to Palestine (Documentary Video)

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Israel and Iran : A Countdown to Tragedy?

During Iranian street demonstrations this summer a protester displays a photo of Mohammed Mossadegh, deposed by the Americans and the British in 1953 and replaced with the much-hated Shah Reza Pahlavi. Photo posted on Daily Kos, June 19, 2009. Who … finish reading Israel and Iran : A Countdown to Tragedy?

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : J Street Meets at River’s Edge

Graffiti art by Banksy on Israeli security wall in Bethlehem.After 40 Years of Wilderness:Gathering is Pro-Peace, Pro-Israel By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / October 25, 2009 For the next few days, in Washington, DC, 1200 people are … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : J Street Meets at River’s Edge

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