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Trump just told Russia secret info provided by Israel. Ignorance leads to some pretty heinous consequences. (Image Credit: Di Michael Vadon via WikiMedia Commons)

Welcome To The WTF Zone: Trump 'Accidentally' Tells Russia Espionage Intel

The information Trump shared with Russia was given to U.S. intelligence agencies by a partner entity, and that partner had NOT given the United Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.16.17   |   SHARE
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Much of the food we ate ran along these lines: not unrecognizable to the average American, but not at all the same.

Eating Lunch In Palestine 

I was an American Jew in Palestine. I wondered if I had made a mistake in coming here, in leaving the relative safety of my hotel in Jerusalem, or Read...
Naomi Tomky    |   05.9.17   |   SHARE
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In the mainstream US media, there will be no coverage of the April statement by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the UN Security Council on Israel. Image: Kate Ausburn/Flickr.

Why We Can't Hide From The Psychological And Emotional Trauma Of The Israeli Occupation On Palestinians

Lives lived encaged by the Occupation produce — says UN Secretary General Ban [Ki-moon] — “fear, humiliation, frustration and mistrust. It has been Read...
Vijay Prashad of AlterNet    |   06.28.16   |   SHARE
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Lest We Never Forget: My Grandfather's Holocaust Story 

I was the last generation fortunate enough to have personally known survivors of the Holocaust. Read...
Tamar Saperstein    |   05.11.15   |   SHARE
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Yes, I'm A Black Jew: Why Do People Always Want To Talk To Me About It?

I know that in a lot of ways I am a cultural and ethnic enigma. But discussing my identity all the time can get old. Like, real old, real fast. Read...
Sarah Gladstone    |   01.19.15   |   SHARE
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15 Problems You'll Only Understand If You're A Jew Who Doesn't 'Look Jewish'

No one wants to have to say, “Shalom! I’m a child of Israel, and you are . . . ?” Read...
Sarah Gladstone    |   10.8.14   |   SHARE
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The Israel/Hamas Ceasefire Has Already Collapsed

The U.S. and UN announced a ceasefire yesterday. . . and it's already unraveled--as if the conflict's death toll and destructive track record weren't Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   08.1.14   |   SHARE
And in this corner, Russell Braaaaaaand! Courtesy Facebook

Russell Brand Takes Down Sean Hannity of Fox News In Epic Israeli/Palestinian Debate

Watch 12 minutes of Russell Brand's general brilliance, or just read this. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   07.31.14   |   SHARE
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