A supposed letter, from Herod's officers to Mary of Nazareth regarding her 'Magnificat', which was 'discovered' apparently at a border check point into Egypt. (Submitted by Roger Beck, into whose hands it happened to fall.)
A book review by Chris Hedges
Posted on Nov 4, 2013
"Israel has been poisoned by the psychosis of permanent war. It has been morally bankrupted by the sanctification of victimhood, which it uses to justify an occupation that rivals the brutality and racism of apartheid South Africa. Its democracy—which was always exclusively for Jews—has been hijacked by extremists who are pushing the country toward fascism."
Open letter to John Baird, Canadian Foreign Minister, by Hanna Kawas, Chairperson, Canada Palestine Association and former James Graff Memorial Lecturer. (Source: Canada Palestinian Association)
IJV Praises United Church Boycott Campaign, Rejects Criticism From Friends Of Simon Wiesenthal Center
Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) congratulates the United Church of Canada on its launch of the “Unsettling Goods” boycott campaign, which focuses attention on goods produced in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
08 Dec 13
by James M. Wall
Nelson Mandela died at his Johannesburg home on December 5. The man who led South Africa out of the bondage of national apartheid, died at the age of 95.
The world has responded with an outpouring of praise for the man who served as South Africa’s first post-apartheid president.
The British newspaper, the Independent, took note of Mandela’s moral authority:
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In light of the celebrations of life and death of Nelson Mandela in December 2013, this interview on ABC Nightline with Ted Koppel will shed some historical background on the relationship between Palestinians and Nelson Mandela. This video is an extract of the program in 1990. The text of part of the interview is included with the YouTube video. View the video.
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