Let Obama not be a ‘friend of Israel’

Just read Gideon Levy’s article ‘Let Obama not be a friend of Israel’ in Haaretz:

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1035415.html

His main argument is that what Israel needs is a US president who encourages Israel to end the occupation, not bolster it, who remembers that Palestinians, not only African Americans, have human rights, who stops funding Israeli re-arming, who encourages talks with Syria, Hamas and Hezbollah.

Amen!!

Palestinian Nakba project

Palestinian Refugee, Beddaui camp, N. Lebanon, with the key to her house from which she was forcibly expelled in 1948, © 2008 JANE FREREI saw a marvellous exhibition at the Patriothall Gallery in Edinburgh created by the Scottish artist Jane Frere, titled ‘Return of the soul: The Nakbah project’.

Frere, who was inspired by visits in the Nazi concentration camps, deciedd to create a project on the plight of the Palestinians, dispossessed by the Zionists during and after the 1948 war, which Israelis calls their ‘war of independence’ and Palestinians their Nakba, or catastrophe.

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