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The Last Days of Tel Aviv

by Taxi

I cannot bear to read yet another article on the Palestine-Israel peace process.  This is because I no longer see a solution through peaceful means.

Jewish Israeli society has no interest in a Two State Solution, judging by their voting patterns, as well as by Aipac’s expansive anti-peace activities in our congress and in major European parliaments.  The Zionists in Israel appear blatantly unapologetic and comfortable with their  increasing racism and their Apartheid Laws.  No shaming and no earnest appeals for compromise moves them.  They are intent on usurping more and more of historic Palestine till the last inch and beyond – even at the cost of Tel Aviv and World War Three.

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Raqqa’s Rockefellers: How Islamic State Oil Flows to Israel – ICH/al-Araby al-Jadeed

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Oil produced by the Islamic State group finances its bloodlust. But how is it extracted, transported and sold? Who is buying it, and how does it reach Israel?

Oil produced from fields under the control of the Islamic State group is at the heart of a new investigation by al-Araby al-Jadeed. The black gold is extracted, transported and sold, providing the armed group with a vital financial lifeline.

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British Jewish Students Attempt to Silence My Mention of Israel – Rabbi Shmuley Boteach/HuffPo

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I lived in the UK as Rabbi to the students of Oxford University for over eleven years. I participated in countless debates on Israel with some of the country’s most rabid opponents. When I was back in England this week for a debate at the Oxford Union, the memory of my previous appearance at the debating chamber was still fresh in my mind – when last year, opponents went as far to accuse Israel of being a Nazi state. This week, I also spent time speaking to British media, defending Israel in anticipation of the publication of my new book, “The Israel Warrior’s Handbook.”

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