Monthly Archives: July 2014

Stats Data & Score Keeping (PAL: 200 vs. ISR: 1) (Gaza 2014)

Ghoulish is not the counting of casualties per se as much as it is running a daily tally of the dead, and comparing it to the relative security and high degree of protection enjoyed by the citizens of Israel. All … Continue reading

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Protected Spaces & War Crimes (Geneva Convention IV)

Reading the news from Gaza, especially about the killing of innocent civilians and the charge that Israel is committing war crimes, I wanted to check the 1949 Geneva Conventions. It turns out, international law may not be so clear cut … Continue reading

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Manhattan Rain — Morningside Park

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Israel Ramadan (2013/2014)

I was in Israel last year in 2013 during Ramadan, and saw scenes more or like this at the beach between Tel Aviv and Yafo in the evening around iftar. This is what I remember it looking like. The caption … Continue reading

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Black Shirt Jewish Neo-Nazis (Israel 2014) (Good Night Left Side)

Compare and contrast? The guys in the bottom pictures are neo-Nazis in Europe. The boys in the top photographs are rightwing assailants who attacked a group of leftist protesters in Tel Aviv the other night. Turns out that they’re also Nazis. … Continue reading

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Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism (Gaza 2014)

I wasn’t sure I wanted to post what I’m posting below in the next paragraph. It’s incendiary material, depraved responses from the Arab street to the ongoing conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas. I think it’s important to see … Continue reading

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2 Naïve Questions about Hamas (Palestine National Interest) (2014)

It’s hard to see the point. As the body and casualty count continues to rise in Gaza, and neither party seems open to a ceasefire, I find myself more and more confused. I don’t see how Hamas rule in Gaza … Continue reading

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#HitlerWasRight #FreePalestine #SaveGaza #PrayForPeace

Yes, the #HitlerWasRight hashtag proves that Twitter is the most demented place in the universe. Apparently you can put 2 + 2 together anyway you want.

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Gaza 2014 Timeline

Regarding the current escalation in Gaza and Israel, I have organized these remarks here  by JJ Goldberg into something of a timeline. I did something similar with an article by Emily Hauser to create a more detailed timeline leading up the last … Continue reading

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One State Intractable (Eros & Thanatos) (Israel & Gaza)

Are there secret dialects and pyschodynamics to the latest currents of asymmetrical violence in Gaza and Israel out of which one state begins to take shape in Israel-Palestine? Whether one justifies or condemns whichever side to or act in the conflict, I do … Continue reading

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