Alan Rickman and Palestine


Excerpt from article by Michael Holden, Haaretz Jan. 14, 2016. Let’s take a moment to honour this wonderful soul one year after it departed from this world.  




British actor Alan Rickman, who played the role of Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films and portrayed memorable villains in Hollywood movies, has died aged 69, his agent said on Thursday.
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Book about killing gentile children becomes bestseller in Israel

2009 November 11 – EU Times

JERUSALEM – A Jewish rabbi has issued a book giving Jews permission to murder non-Jews, including babies and children, who may pose an actual or potential threat to Jews or Israel. “It is permissible to kill the Righteous among non-Jews even if they are not responsible for the threatening situation,” Rabbi Yitzhak Shapiro, who heads the Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva in the Yitzhar settlement in the occupied West Bank, wrote in his book “The King’s Torah.”

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Britons think worse of Israel than they do about any other country : The Chatham House–YouGov Survey

British citizens think worse of Israel than they do about any other non-European country except for North Korea, The Chatham House Yougov Survey found.

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6 Holocaust Survivors Who Fight Against Israel’s Treatment of Palestinians

By : Katie Halper

The Israeli government draws on the experience of the Holocaust to justify many of its policies, especially those relating to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Many of the people who defend Israel cite the Holocaust as one of the justifications for the founding and aggressive militarism of the Jewish state. For these people, the Holocaust serves as both a reminder of Jewish history and a cautionary tale for the future. When the Jewish people had neither a nation nor a military of their own, they were nearly exterminated; now anything the Israeli state and army does is acceptable because extermination could threaten Jews again.

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UN Report: Israel in Regular Contact with Syrian Rebels including ISIS

Courtesy : IBTimes India

A report submitted to the United Nations Security Council by UN observers in the Golan Heights over the past 18 months shows that Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) have been in regular contact with Syrian rebels, including Islamic State (ISIS) militants. Continue reading “UN Report: Israel in Regular Contact with Syrian Rebels including ISIS”

Egyptian president says his regime is ready to protect Israel

Middle East Monitor :  Egyptian President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi told an Italian newspaper that his country is ready to send troops to Palestine in order to guarantee Israel’s security and work jointly against terrorism. Continue reading “Egyptian president says his regime is ready to protect Israel”