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« Reply #460 on: May 07, 2013, 07:54:51 PM »
Interestingly, in 2009 Israel passed a law preventing (Jews) folks from being evicted due to mortgage non-payment while Jew banksters throw mass # of Americans into the street.

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« Reply #461 on: May 08, 2013, 09:21:49 AM »
You know how it is... there are jews, then there are cattle, to be managed, fleeced and butchered


Ain't that the truth.



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« Reply #462 on: May 08, 2013, 05:14:57 PM »

Ain't that the truth.

Soylent Green one of several Jew films posing danger of "overpopulation".  If ya don't wanna be scooped up & made into People Chow ya better listen to Jews & royals about need for genocide population control.


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« Reply #463 on: May 12, 2013, 06:40:04 AM »
Report Warns Israel of Hezbollah's Crushing Missile Power

Sunday 12 May 2013
source: http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=9107169424

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Lebanese Resistance Movement Hezbollah has all parts of Israel within the reach of its long-range missiles and it can surprise Tel Aviv with its high capabilities, the Israeli media said.

The Tel Aviv-based newspaper 'Israel Hayom' in an article titled 'Hezbollah 2013' stressed Hezbollah's high combat preparedness against Israel, saying that Hezbollah has 300 long-range missiles which bring all the occupied territories within the reach of its missiles.

It claimed that Hezbollah has an arsenal of 60,000 missiles posing direct and real threat to Israel.

The paper wrote that Hezbollah has 5,000 missiles with the range of 250 km.

It said that Hezbollah can surprise Israel with its drones and take future conflicts to inside the occupied territories.

The newspaper quoted Israeli analyst Shimon Shabira as saying that Hezbollah has between 20,000 to 40,000 strong men, including skilled airborne personnel and well-trained divers.

Shabira noted that Hezbollah has thousands of reserve forces who are ready to join the resistance movement if needed.

Israel Hayom said if Hezbollah could fire hundreds of missiles with 300kg payloads at Israel in 2006, it can now fire ten times more on the occupied territories.

The paper quoted Israel's former intelligence chief, Amos Yadlin, as saying that Israel should consider Hezbollah's missile capabilities as serious.

In December, French journalist and author Thierry Meyssan said that Hezbollah's military capacities and capabilities against Israel have grown 400 times since the Tel Aviv's 33-day war on Lebanon back in 2006.

In an article published in the Voltaire.net, Meyssan wrote the Israeli intelligence services have acknowledged that the Lebanese resistance movement's capacity for bombing Israel's main cities has multiplied by four hundred.

He said that in the event of a regional war, the Israeli territory would be devastated in just few months.

The journalist noted that the new balance of power between Israel and the resistance groups becomes apparent by comparing Israel's wars against Hezbollah and Palestinians from 2006 to 2012. It is quite evident that Israel's military might has considerably diminished since 2006.

He said that while the attack on Lebanon in 2006 lasted 33 days, it took Israel 22 days to continue its raid on Gaza in 2009, and only 8 days the Israeli military machine to attack Gaza Strip from air and sea.

During the war of 2006, 200,000 Israelis were obliged to hide in shelters to escape from Hezbollah retaliation. This time, they were 2,000,000 seeking shelter from Palestinian missiles.

During the recent 8-day war, the Palestinian resistance tested new missiles with a range of 120 kilometers (instead of the 8 kilometers reached by their home-made rockets). They experienced no difficulty in penetrating the Iron Dome, which is only capable of intercepting primitive rockets.

He further noted "if we put this capacity into perspective with that of Hezbollah from Lebanon, this means that all of Israel" is now within striking range.

Consequently, the Israeli defenses, based on "strategic depth" are now obsolete. "Israel can no longer be defended."

RW - Another 'poor little Israel' propaganda piece intended to justify Israel's recent attack on Syria purportedly to destroy a convoy of missiles bound for Lebanon. Attacking their neighbors under the pretext of 'defense' is coyly called "strategic depth'. In truth their main defense is in keeping the Palestinians close at hand to act as human shields.
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« Reply #464 on: May 13, 2013, 10:22:55 AM »
Israel tanks, bulldozers invade northeast Gaza Strip

Mon May 13, 2013 3:32PM GMT
source: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/05/13/303300/israel-tanks-bulldozers-invade-ne-gaza/


An Israeli tank (file photo)

Israeli tanks and bulldozers have carried out an incursion into northeastern areas of the Gaza Strip, local sources say.

A number of Israeli tanks and bulldozers infiltrated into Palestinian-owned lands in the town of Beit Hanoun on Monday.

The Israeli forces also entered Beit Hanoun last week, razing Palestinian farmlands and forcing the farmers to leave the area.

Israel has carried out a number of incursions into Gaza in the past weeks, including three airstrikes on the southern town of Khan Younis and near the town of Rafah in southern Gaza in late April.

The attacks are in violation of a ceasefire which brought an end to Israel’s eight-day war against Palestinians last November.

According to Israeli Walla website, the Israeli army is preparing to launch Operation Pillar of Defense II against the Gaza Strip in a bid to eliminate Hamas resistance movement.

The Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine has also warned against an imminent Israeli attack against the besieged coastal enclave.

The group’s military wing, Al-Quds Brigades, has been holding military exercises in order to prepare its members for a possible Israeli aggression, the movement said.

Israel launched the so-called Operation Pillar of Defense I against Gaza in November 2012. Over 160 Palestinians, including women and children, were killed and about 1,200 others were injured and more than 1,500 targets were hit across the Palestinian enclave during the eight-day war.

In retaliation, Palestinian resistance fighters fired rockets and missiles into Israeli cities, killing at least five Israelis. The offensive ended after Egypt brokered a truce between Hamas and Israel.

According to a Hamas spokesman, Israel's eight-day aggression against the Gaza Strip caused more than USD 1.2 billion in direct and indirect damages.

RW - The usual petulant reaction when Israel can't get war started elsewhere.
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« Reply #465 on: May 13, 2013, 02:54:58 PM »
Jews aren't just turning the screws on the Palistinians.  The financial collapse in Greece & Cyprus were timed perfectly to coincide with this event:

http://www.cvent.com/events/eastern-mediterranean-gas-conference/event-summary-86ef0c20b1a44e3ba4dc2969b6abdd30.aspx


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« Reply #467 on: May 13, 2013, 04:40:10 PM »
Re: Taipei Times (AFP) 5/14/13
Christian leaders speak out on police action in Jerusalem
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2013/05/14/2003562246

The heads of Jerusalem’s churches on Sunday spoke out against the “brutal treatment” meted out by Israeli police to both priests and pilgrims during an ancient Easter ritual in the Old City.

The incident occurred during the centuries-old sacred Holy Fire rite, which takes place the day before Easter in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, with police allegedly hitting a priest and several Egyptian diplomats.

It sparked a diplomatic incident with Cairo, which promptly summoned the Israeli ambassador to protest, with Israel’s deputy foreign minister confirming he had apologized.

“We, the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, watched with sorrowful hearts the horrific scenes of the brutal treatment of our clergy, people, and pilgrims in the Old City of Jerusalem during Holy Saturday,” said a statement from the Orthodox patriarchs and church leaders.

“A day of joy and celebration was turned to great sorrow and pain for some of our faithful because they were ill-treated by some Israeli policemen who were present around the gates of the Old City and passages that lead to the Holy Sepulchre,” the statement said.

Footage posted on the Internet showed police manhandling a Coptic priest, with one officer locking the priest’s head in his arm. Police said they had opened an investigation.

Although the church leaders acknowledged the need for police to keep order among the thousands of pilgrims and visitors who flock to the annual ceremony, they accused police of “indiscriminately and brutally” beating people.

“We understand the necessity and the importance of the presence of security forces to ensure order and stability, and for organizing the celebration of the Holy Fire at the Church of the Resurrection,” the leaders said.

“Yet, it is not acceptable that under pretext of security and order, our clergy and people are indiscriminately and brutally beaten, and prevented from entering their churches, monasteries and convents,” the statement said.

It also called on the Israeli police and the interior ministry “to seriously consider our complaints, to hold responsibility and to condemn all acts of violence against our faithful and the clergy who were ill-treated by the police.”

“We deplore that every year, the police measures are becoming tougher, and we expect that these accidents will not be repeated and the police should be more sensitive and respectful if they seek to protect and serve,” the statement said.

The statement was signed by 13 top clerics, including Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III and Latin Patriarch Fuad Twal.


The point being delivered in the process is that the brutal supremacy of Zionism today cannot be outdone or countered by any degree of moral justice.  The message is clear.  The police involved will get a slap on the wrist if that.
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« Reply #468 on: May 13, 2013, 05:10:57 PM »
Looks like yet another corporate financial rape-fest.

Probably is, but that oil & natural gas in the Eastern Mediterranean is why Israel's being even more obnoxious than usual toward Gaza & Lebanon.  The financial stink bomb in Cyprus was part of the bigger game.  Message to Greece, too, in case they were going to get any ideas.

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« Reply #469 on: May 15, 2013, 10:22:34 AM »
Clashes as thousands of Palestinians mark 65 years since displacement

Published time: May 15, 2013 14:58
Edited time: May 15, 2013 16:47
source: http://rt.com/news/nakba-palestinians-protest-israel-312/


Palestinian protestors clash with Israeli security forces during clashes near Damascus Gate at Jerusalem's old city
May 15, 2013.(Reuters / Ammar Awad)


Police and protesters were injured as Palestinians clashed with the IDF in Jerusalem and across the West Bank during rallies to commemorate the Nakba, or the ‘catastrophe’ of the displacement of Palestinians after the creation of Israel in 1948.

Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) reportedly had to use teargas and rubber bullets in response to Palestinian protesters throwing rocks at soldiers.

In Jerusalem, two policemen were wounded as a result of clashes, reports Haaretz. A fire bomb was thrown at an IDF vehicle injuring four soldiers near the city of Hebron in southern West Bank.

According to Palestinian WAFA news agency, several “peacefully demonstrating” Palestinians were injured during confrontations with IDF at Kalandia checkpoint, between Jerusalem and Ramallah. Violence broke out after Israeli soldiers fired teargas and acoustic bombs at protesters, the agency states.

The IDF spokeswoman, however, said it was Palestinians who sparked the clashes, throwing stones at soldiers, while Israeli forces had to respond with crowd dispersal techniques, reports the Jerusalem Post.

Some 16 Palestinian protesters were arrested at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem after hurling stones and bottles at police officers.  One of the officers was taken to hospital after his head was injured, in a separate incident an Israeli Jew recieved minor injuries after being beaten by a Palestinian, according to JPost.

In the afternoon Palestinian militants fired rockets at Eshkol Regional Council in Southern Jerusalem, causing no injuries or damages, according to Israeli media.

Clashes were also reported in other locations in the region, including Kadum and at Rachel's tomb in Bethlehem.


A Palestinian protestor holds a Palestinian flag during a demonstration for Nakba (Catastrophe) day, near Damascus
Gate at Jerusalem's old city May 15, 2013.(Reuters / Ammar Awad)


On May 15, thousands of Palestinians throughout Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip took part in events to mark 65th anniversary of the Nakba Day – the day after the creation of the State of Israel, which resulted in the mass displacement of Palestinians.

At noon, sirens wailed in the West Bank for 65 seconds to commemorate the event.

In Ramallah, thousands marched on the Nakba Day from the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to the city center. In a sign of mourning, many demonstrators were wearing black and chanted “The right of return will not die.” Protesters were also holding Palestinian flags and large keys that symbolized homes they fled or were forced to leave decades ago.

About a thousand Palestinians marched to the United Nations headquarters in Gaza City.

“Israel has no place on the land of Palestine, we will free all the land of Palestine, and we will establish our state after all the refugees come back,” Hamas leader Khalil al-Haya, stated at the rally, as cited by AP.

According to the Palestinian Central Statistics Bureau, 5.3 million of the 11.5 million Palestinians around the world, are registered by the UN as refuges in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza.


A Palestinian man is detained by Israeli border policemen during clashes near Damascus Gate at Jerusalem's old city
May 15, 2013.(Reuters / Ammar Awad)
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« Reply #470 on: May 17, 2013, 09:54:41 AM »
Israeli forces clash with anti-settlement Palestinian protesters

Fri May 17, 2013 4:36PM GMT
source: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/05/17/304024/israel-forces-attack-palestinian-rally/


Israeli troops fire tear gas at Palestinian demonstrators in the occupied West Bank. (File photo)

Israeli forces have clashed with Palestinian demonstrators protesting against Tel Aviv plans to expand an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank.

Scores of Palestinians marched toward the Efrat settlement in Bethlehem on Friday to express their anger over Tel Aviv’s expansion project which would see more land taken away from the Palestinians in the village of al Masaara.

Israeli troops fired tear gas to disperse the demonstrators, witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Israeli forces also fired tear gas at Palestinian demonstrators protesting against the confiscation of their land by Israel in the West Bank village of Deir Jarir, east of Ramallah.

The Israeli regime intends to expand illegal settlements in the Occupied Territories despite strong opposition from Palestinians and the international community.

Tel Aviv regime has also taken steps to legalize four West Bank settlement outposts which were previously ordered to be demolished for having been illegally built.

The four outposts, which will be given legal approval, include Givat Assaf, east of the Palestinian city of Ramallah; Haroeh, north of Ramallah; Maale Rehavam, east of Bethlehem and Mitzpe Lachish, south of al-Khalil (Hebron).

Under international law, all of the settlements in the West Bank and East al-Quds (Jerusalem) are illegal.
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« Reply #471 on: May 17, 2013, 04:55:30 PM »
9 hurt in West Bank after Israeli troops open fire

Fri May 17, 2013 11:58PM GMT
source: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/05/17/304059/israelis-open-fire-9-hurt-in-west-bank/


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Israeli forces have shot and injured nine Palestinian men in the occupied West Bank, Press TV reports.

Palestinian paramedics said the men were hit in the legs near the city of Ramallah.

Earlier in the day, Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian demonstrators protesting against Tel Aviv’s plans to expand an Israeli settlement in the West Bank.

Scores of Palestinians marched toward the Efrat settlement near Bethlehem to express their outrage over Tel Aviv’s expansion project, which would see more land taken away from the Palestinians in the village of al-Masaara.

Israeli troops fired tear gas to disperse the demonstrators, witnesses said.

The UN and most countries regard the Israeli settlements as illegal because the territories were captured by Israel in a war in 1967 and are hence subject to the Geneva Conventions, which forbids construction on occupied lands.

The presence and continued expansion of these settlements has created a major obstacle for the efforts to establish peace in the Middle East.

Israel agreed to freeze settlement construction under the Roadmap for Peace plan in 2002. But it has failed to comply with that commitment despite repeated and widespread international condemnation.

More than half a million Israelis live in over 120 illegal settlements built since Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and East al-Quds in 1967.
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« Reply #472 on: May 19, 2013, 08:21:11 AM »
Israel acting to prevent weapons reaching Hezbollah via Syria: Bibi

Sun May 19, 2013 4:10PM
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (file photo)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the Tel Aviv regime is acting to prevent weapons from Syria reaching Lebanon’s resistance movement, Hezbollah.

Speaking at a weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel is acting to prevent the transfer of weapons to its arch-enemy Hezbollah resistance movement via Syria and will continue to do so to ensure the security interests of Israel.

He added that Israel is closely monitoring all developments in the region and is prepared for any scenario.

Netanyahu’s remarks come less than a month after Israel launched an airstrike against Syria, claiming that the attack targeted a shipment of advanced missiles bound for Hezbollah.

Damascus, however, rejected Tel Aviv’s claims, saying Israeli rockets had hit Jamraya Research Center near Damascus and that the attack was meant to give direct military support to terrorist groups fighting against the Syrian government.
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« Reply #473 on: May 19, 2013, 01:50:31 PM »


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« Reply #474 on: May 23, 2013, 08:30:46 AM »
Limited Israeli Incursion East of Khan Younis

Thursday 23 May 2013
source: http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=9202243318



TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli military vehicles crossed the border line with the Gaza Strip East of Khan Younis early Thursday, witnesses said.

Six Israeli bulldozers moved several hundred meters toward Khan Younis at about 6:30 am amid gunfire, before withdrawing, Ma'an reported.

There were no reports of injury or damage.
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« Reply #475 on: May 23, 2013, 05:50:17 PM »
Palestinian protesters condemn Kerry’s visit to West Bank

Thu May 23, 2013 6:10PM GMT
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Palestinians rally in the city of Ramallah against the US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to the occupied West Bank on May 23, 2013.

Palestinians have held a rally in the city of Ramallah to condemn the US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to the occupied West Bank.

The protesters took to the streets on Thursday and staged a demonstration a few kilometers from where Kerry met with Acting Palestinian Authority (PA) Chief Mahmoud Abbas.

The demonstrators voiced their distrust toward the United States and what Washington and its Western allies call the Middle East peace process. They also condemned US military support for Israel.

The protesters shouted anti-US slogans and carried placards denouncing Washington's support for the Israeli occupation and its crimes against the Palestinian people. “Kerry, we don’t trust you and America,” one palacard read.

Kerry’s meeting with Abbas, hours after his talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in al-Quds (Jerusalem), comes on the first leg of his new Middle East tour that aims to revive stalled talks between the Palestinian Authority and Israel.

The Palestinians are highly skeptical of the US role in the Middle East, saying Washington is not an impartial peace broker.

Meanwhile, British Foreign Secretary William Hague, who is also visiting the region, held talks with Israel's chief negotiator, Tzipi Livni, and was due to hold talks with Netanyahu and Abbas later in the day.

Direct PA-Israel talks broke down in late 2008 after Israel’s continued settlement expansions in the occupied West Bank, especially in East al-Quds, prompted the Palestinian side to leave the negotiating table.

Last week, Tel Aviv's legalization of four outposts in the occupied West Bank drew a rare response from an irked Kerry, who personally phoned the Israeli ambassador to Washington to demand explanation over the decision.
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« Reply #476 on: May 27, 2013, 09:41:51 AM »
Israel settlements in West Bank grew to 1,977 acres in 2012

Mon May 27, 2013 4:34PM GMT
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Illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank (file photo)

Newly released figures show Israel has confiscated 1,977 acres of the Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank for its settlement activity during 2012.

The settlements, which cover an area roughly equal to 1,035 football (soccer) fields and twice as big as New York's Central Park, were approved by “military order,” the Israeli daily Haaretz reported on Monday.

The report said most of the new settlements were located deep in the Palestinian-inhabited West Bank.

Israeli settlers establish the outposts after wandering into the Palestinian territory, squatting on the land, building houses, then claiming ownership of the area.

Activists slam Tel Aviv for quietly and persistently annexing more Palestinian lands while claiming to be committed to peace talks.

The presence and continued expansion of Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestine has created a major obstacle for the efforts made to establish peace in the Middle East.

Israel agreed to freeze settlement construction under the Roadmap for Peace plan in 2002. But it has failed to comply with that commitment despite repeated and widespread international condemnation.

More than half a million Israelis live in over 120 illegal settlements built since Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and East al-Quds (Jerusalem) in 1967.

The UN and most countries regard the Israeli settlements as illegal because the territories were captured by Israel in the war of 1967 and are hence subject to the Geneva Conventions, which forbid construction on occupied lands.
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« Reply #477 on: May 27, 2013, 11:29:45 AM »
Israeli bill would elevate Judaism above democracy

Published time: May 27, 2013 17:20
Edited time: May 27, 2013 17:57
source: http://rt.com/news/judaism-democracy-religion-state-855/


Reuters / Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli MP has submitted a controversial proposal to the legislature which could grant Jewish identity priority over democracy in rulings which pertain to issues of religion and state, and also requiring Jewish communities be set up in disputed areas.

Israeli politician MP Yariv Levin, of Netanyahu’s Likud party drafted the proposed bill, which stated: “The land of Israel is the historical birthplace of the Jewish people and the place of the establishment of the State of Israel.

It continued to grant legal status to the term “the land of Israel” and sole Jewish affinity to it for the first time, saying that the right to realize national self-definition is “unique to the Jewish people.”

The bill created a storm among opposition MPs on Monday, with Labor MP Avishay Braverman labeling the proposal a ‘disaster.’

“When David Ben-Gurion founded this country it was on the basis of two principles: Israel was to be a Jewish and a democratic state. Now they are trying to annex Judea and Samaria and erode the democratic state,” he said in statement reported by local press.

If adopted, the bill could potentially impact future court decisions surrounding an Israeli presence in Judaea and Samaria. The region’s status is a key contentious issue in the ongoing Israeli-Palestine conflict.

One provision requires that the state build “Jewish communities” in its territories, allocating resources specifically for the purpose. However, non-Jewish communities will have to get approval granted for construction.


Jewish settlers from the settlements of Gush Etzion and Kiryat Arba wave Israeli flags as they gather on Route 60, mainly
used by settlers, near the Palestinian village of Al-Khader in the occupied West Bank on May 24, 2013.(AFP Photo / Ahmad Gharabli)


It also aims to downgrade the status of Arabic as an official Israeli language, and would establish Hebrew as the sole official language in the state, but allow the Knesset the ability to bestow ‘secondary language’ status on Arabic and English.

Despite this, Levin’s proposal has made some provision for other communities within the country’s borders, stating that, “every resident of Israel, regardless of religion or nationality, is permitted to act to preserve his culture, heritage, language and identity.” Levin defended the proposal to Army radio on Monday, stating that: “It is not like there is currently a balance between a Jewish state and a democratic state and we are coming along and disrupting it. This balance has been grossly trampled on and we are here to remedy this situation.” He wrote in defense of the bill:

“The proposed law emphasizes the traditional and historical connection between the Jewish people and the land of Israel and the national rights granted to it as expressed in the Declaration of Independence.” A former incarnation of the controversial bill was scrapped after a Kadima party official, MP Dichter, attempted to introduce it in November 2011.

Included in Dichter’s 2011 submission was the statement that Israel is “the national home of the Jewish People, wherein the Jewish People fulfills its aspiration for self-determination,” causing a similar outcry and leading opposition to claim that it would harm Israel's democratic nature, making its status as a nation-state, “democratic in principle” superior to any status as a Jewish and democratic state.

Since its first introduction, the Levy Report was published, which drew the conclusion that Israel’s West Bank presence is not an ‘occupation.

According to international law, Israelis have a legal right to settle all of Judea and Samaria,” the report concluded, going on to claim that the establishment of Jewish settlements in the region is not illegal.

Other parties have been working on producing similar proposed laws, but their proposals are much softer, according to Haaretz.

RW - I suppose when the deluded put their delusions in print it makes them feel warm and cozy all over. Kinda like Obama and his delusions of grandeur being legislated and put in print.
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« Reply #478 on: May 27, 2013, 12:56:26 PM »
Anonymous:
The radical jew will destroy democracy and everything else in this world until they own everything.
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« Reply #479 on: May 27, 2013, 02:10:45 PM »
Israel supplies Gaza hospitals with killer gas

Mon May 27, 2013 5:39PM
source: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/05/27/305777/israel-poisons-gazan-patients/

Palestinian sources say the Israeli regime has supplied Gaza hospitals with a potentially killer gas to be used for anesthetic purposes, Press TV reports.

The Ministry of Health in Gaza said Israel, which is the sole supplier of nitrous oxide gas to Gaza hospitals, gave them carbon dioxide gas posing as nitrous oxide.

Four patients have died after inhaling carbon dioxide instead of nitrous oxide during surgical operations.

Gaza Health Minister Ashraf al-Qudra described the Tel Aviv regime’s move an “unethical crime,” saying, “We hold the Israeli regime fully responsible for endangering the lives of our patients.”

“This is another attempt by Israel to make life harder for the people of Gaza amid the ongoing blockade. Israel is the sole supplier of nitrous gas and there is no one else to blame but the Israeli occupation,” al-Qudra added.

Nitrous oxide mixed with oxygen is given to patients to ease the pain and induce sleep prior to surgeries. Experts say replacing nitrous oxide with carbon dioxide will cause cardiac arrest and can lead to death.

According to human rights organizations, hundreds of Gazans have died in past years as a direct result of the choking Israeli blockade.

Al-Dameer Association for Human Rights has called for an international investigation into what it described as a new Israeli crime.

“Israel is known for its crimes against Palestinian patients and the health sectors for many years and we all know that it has been doing experiments on Palestinian prisoners,” Samer Mousa of al-Dameer told Press TV.

“So the switching of medical gas does not come as surprise for us. We are calling on the World Health Organization and the Red Cross to make a thorough investigation into this case,” he added.
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