Thanks, U.N. Watch

You might have seen this earlier (the date is October 16th), but I only just saw this video today, sent to me in an email by a friend, a mother of a young man who fought with the IDF in Jenin....more

Israeli Police and Military Brutalize Peaceful Protesters at Netanyahu's Speech

by Ann Wright @ Huffington Post   ...more

WVFC Monday World News Newsmix

In the third week since the Israeli military began attacking Gaza in "Operation Cast Lead," the women of Neve Shalom / Wāħat as-Salām--a cooperative town in the "no man's land" along the Israel-Palestine border--are mak ...more

Seeds of Peace

-Mary Dixie Carter, ...more

I support peace.


Israel: Trying to Live with Terrorism: Bomb in the Bread Section

The following are a couple of difficult memories of life in Israel. Difficult, because, really, why can’t the Jews just be left alone in their own little country on the Mediterranean?   ...more

The Choice of Israel

There is something you need to understand. I, along with many other Israelis, am disturbed by the loss of so many innocent Palestinian lives. The situation is not a simple one, and the rules of war are not so easy to follow when one side purposely chooses to endanger its own population. In an ideal war, if one can say such a thing, armies would battle other armies, and do their utmost to ensure that civilians are not in harm's way. ...more

Gaza and Israel: Reflections and resources

Let me set out a couple of things from the get-go: I'm not going to glorify Israel and I'm not going to vilify Hamas. I'm also not going to vilify Israel and I'm not going to glorify Hamas. ...more

I just wanted to provide a few more things for people to read, to try and get away from some ...more

Gilad Shalit and the War in Gaza

This is a public blog post. Feel free to post and distribute online.   ...more

Border Fence Folly at Rafah, Gaza

Wednesday’s breach of Israeli-built concrete and steel “border fencing” by Hamas militants in Rafah, Gaza, with tens of thousands of Palestinians now streaming into Egypt to buy food, fuel and other supplies they haven’t had access to in months, demonstrates once again the futility of walling people in or walling people out. Desperate people do desperate things, as we theoretically learned from the Berlin Wall debacle. ...more