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An Israeli Soldier's Story - Eran Efrati

An Israeli Soldier's Story - Eran Efrati

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Time, Words, and Money- Tools Used To Enslave Us Updated August 7, 2014 by in5d Alternative News * Click HERE to visit our Official Facebook page and be sure to "Like" us!!! (opens in a new window) * Also visit in5D Connection where you can find your soul mate or join one of our amazing groups. EVERYONE is welcome! Inside Gaza’s Shelters On July 25, the first time I left my house in 20 days since the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip began, I visited an UNRWA school full of thousands of refugees from Shoja'ea and Beit Hanoun. Families were sleeping on the ground and had nothing except the clothes they wore when they evacuated their homes. Many of the children had no shoes. Some told me stories about losing their loved ones.

Tom Mulcair: Canadians want balanced and principled approach to Mideast conflict Nearly a month of sustained violence in Gaza and Israel has galvanized the world’s attention. As we watch images of Palestinian civilians suffering and dying, and Israeli civilians living in fear of rockets, no one can remain unmoved by a conflict that has killed thousands and left millions more living in fear for their safety. When four children playing soccer on a Gaza beach were killed by Israeli shells, like so many other Canadians I was touched personally and thought of my own grandchildren. No child — Israeli or Palestinian — should have to live in fear of such violence. As Canadians, we don’t want our country sitting on the international sidelines — unwilling to help and marginalized by Stephen Harper and the Conservatives’ one-sided approach. As NDP leader, Jack Layton argued that Canada must engage partners for peace in the region and take a balanced and principled approach.

Ex-Israeli soldier speaks out... what he says will change everything you think you know about Israel! - Digital Resistance See summarised key points mentioned from this lecture below. The talk by Eran Efrati was filmed in Denver, Colorado on March 3, 2014 as part of The Soldier and the Refusenik U.S. tour with Maya Wind. Eran talk about his experiences in the IDF and then more broadly discusses Israel, its relationship to the U.S. and the global expansion of militarism. Eran Efrati, 28, was born and raised in Jerusalem. After graduating high school he enlisted in the IDF, where he served as a combat soldier and company sergeant in Battalion 50 of the Nachal Division.

Palestinians Find Their Gaza Neighborhood Barely Recognizable After Israel’s Attacks During the brief ceasefire on July 26, I traveled to Shoja'ea, a neighborhood in Gaza that was heavily bombarded by Israel a few days prior, resulting in close to 90 deaths in just one day. Dozens of houses and streets were destroyed. It looked like everything there was a target — humans, animals, and every stone. I felt like I was dreaming. I couldn't believe how much destruction there was everywhere I looked. The people's faces, some returning to their homes and some journalists, were pale and shocked. Russell Brand Takes on Sean Hannity and His Skewed Debate on Gaza The Fox News host recently invited representatives from Palestinian and Israeli organizations to his show for a debate about the ongoing hostilities in Gaza, but as comedian Russell Brand points out in his latest episode of “The Trews,” Sean Hannity framed the entire segment to push his own beliefs about the conflict. Brand, who sees things a bit differently from Hannity, provides a hilarious and informative running commentary throughout a viewing of the Fox News clip. In one of his comments, the comedian pokes holes in the reason being floated around to justify the high number of civilian deaths in Gaza: “Even if everyone was carrying around children literally strapped to wooden boards, using them as shields—they still wouldn’t die if it weren’t for the missiles,” “The Trews” host says. “The key ingredient in the death of those children is the missile.”

Top 10 Secret Societies Members of the Skull and Bones (George Bush is left of the clock) [1947]The Order of Skull and Bones, a Yale University society, was originally known as the Brotherhood of Death. It is one of the oldest student secret societies in the United States. It was founded in 1832 and membership is open to an elite few. The society uses masonic inspired rituals to this day. Members meet every Thursday and Sunday of each week in a building they call the “Tomb”.According to Judy Schiff, Chief Archivist at the Yale University Library, the names of the members were not kept secret until the 1970s, but the rituals always have been. Both of the Bush presidents were members of the society while studying at Yale, and a number of other members have gone on to great fame and fortune.The society is surrounded by conspiracy theories; the most popular of which is probably the idea that the CIA was built on members from the group.

Gaza situation is extreme: UN officials Senior UN officials have told the Security Council the situation in the Gaza Strip is extreme, calling for an immediate action to put an end to the humanitarian catastrophe in the besieged enclave. Valerie Amos, the UN Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, said on Thursday that 24 days of conflict in Gaza has exacerbated the situation in the Palestinian territory. “Some 440,000 people have been displaced, almost 24 of the population, and over 240,000 are housed in UN-run facilities while others seek refuge wherever they can, in government buildings or hospital grounds,” Amos said. She also noted that hospitals, clinics and UN facilities came under attack in Gaza, including a UN-run school in the Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza that left 20 people dead.

Sonali Kolhatkar: Understanding Israel’s War as Racist Is Crucial to Ending Occupation - Sonali Kolhatkar (Page 2) Benevolently, he supported letting anyone who wants to leave Gaza do so unharmed presumably because an expulsion of the Palestinian territories would complete the project of occupation that hundreds of illegal Israeli settlements has already begun. In case there was any doubt about his intentions, Feiglin spelled it out, saying, “Gaza is part of our Land and we will remain there forever. Liberation of parts of our land forever is the only thing that justifies endangering our soldiers in battle to capture land. Subsequent to the elimination of terror from Gaza, it will become part of sovereign Israel and will be populated by Jews.” He even made a few practical long-term suggestions that emptying Gaza of its Arabs would “also serve to ease the housing crisis in Israel,” and then, “The coastal train line will be extended, as soon as possible, to reach the entire length of Gaza.”

RED ALERT: World’s biggest gold storage company dumps US citizens ViaMat, a Swiss logistics company that has been safeguarding precious metals since 1945, is literally the gold standard in secure storage. They have vaults from Switzerland to Hong Kong to Dubai, and they count among their clients some of the largest mining companies in the world. They know what they’re doing. And now they’re dumping US citizens. Gaza crisis: UN, US announce ceasefire to begin Friday morning - live updates Major General Sami Turgeman, chief of Israeli forces in Gaza, said yesterday they were “but a few days away from destroying all the attack tunnels”. The army said 32 of the secret passages had been found so far and half of them blown up. Yesterday, we found a Hamas attack tunnel hidden under a mosque in southern Gaza. We destroyed it. IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) July 31, 2014 At the start of the ground offensive, Israel’s defence minister, Moshe Ya’alon, said destroying the tunnels would take two or three days.