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Israel’s Wall: Security Or Apartheid? (Video)

Israel says it built the separation wall for security reasons to keep Palestinians from the occupied West Bank out of Israel. So why does 85% of the wall run inside the West Bank, rather than on the border with Israel? And how has it affected Palestinian communities?

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Being An Antiwar Activist In Israel Is Dangerous (Video)

info-pictogram1 Being an antiwar activist in Israel is dangerous. Israelis who protested against the 2014 Gaza offensive were threatened, harassed and attacked. Some even lost their jobs. Yoav Eliassi, also known as “The Shadow,” is a right-wing rapper and driving force behind a movement to stamp out dissent in Israeli society.

Jerusalem On Edge After Latest Clashes Between Palestinians And Israelis (Video)

info-pictogram1 Things are bad in Jerusalem. Not since the second Palestinian uprising have things been this tense. A Palestinian drove into a group of Israeli soldiers and the resulting clashes made their way into Al-Aqsa mosque. Increased settlement building is adding to the pressure.

Gaza has won this battle but the struggle for justice continues

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By: Ali Abunimah

Sourcehttp://electronicintifada.net/

There is one clear reason to celebrate the ceasefire deal Israel and the Palestinian resistance reached today: 51 days and nights of relentless Israeli massacres and destruction have come to an end in Gaza.

With reports that Israel has agreed to reopen Gaza’s borders, Hamas announced victory and Palestinians, especially in Gaza, are celebrating. Among many Israelis, meanwhile, there is a feeling of bitterness and defeat.

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On Facebook Israelis wish death for pro-Palestine Holocaust survivors

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Sourcehttp://972mag.com

By: Ami Kaufman

Nope, it’s not The Onion.

A few days ago some 300 Holocaust survivors placed an ad in the New York Times  condemning the massacre in Gaza. My colleague from Local Call, John Brown, has selected a few of the responses on Facebook that Israelis posted in response to the ad.

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Gaza to get floating power station from Turkey

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By: Evrim Ergin, Seda Sezer and Jonny Hog

Source: http://www.haaretz.com

REUTERS – Turkish shipbuilder Karadeniz Holding plans to send an electricity generating vessel to Gaza to provide urgently needed power in the enclave left reeling by Israel’s Operation Protective Edge that began last month.

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John Legend on Israel-Gaza: ‘So sick watching our Secretary of State grovel to tell Israel how much he loves them’

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By: Jenn Selby

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk

John Legend’s Twitter comments about the American government’s involvement in the Israel-Gaza conflict were met with the now familiar contrast of applause and distain.

The latest in an ever-growing line of famous faces passing comment on the worsening violence in the Middle East via social media, the singer/songwriter posted the following on US Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent attempts to broker a ceasefire deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians:

“So sick watching our Secretary of State have to grovel so hard to tell Israel how much he loves them while Israeli cabinet shits on him.”
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Cutting the Grass – A bloody ritual in the Israeli Palestinian conflict: Israelis watch the ‘spectacle’ of the bombardment of Gazans (Video)

info-pictogram1 On a hill on the Western neighbourhood of Sderot, many residents come to look over the Gaza strip, to watch the lunching of rockets from Gaza to Israel, and the attacks, of airplanes and canons of the Israeli army. The views expressed in this video are the author’s and do not necessarily reflect those of PassTheKnowledgeLet your opinion know below in the comments:

Israelis protest IDF Gaza bombing as deadly op drags on (Video)

info-pictogram1 In Tel Aviv, Israelis protested the continuing fighting and called for an end to the blockade on Gaza. The protest, expected to be larger, had originally been canceled by police, saying the security situation didn’t allow for a large gathering. A small minority of war opponents exists in Israel, but they complain of being silenced.
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