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About Buried Phosphorus And Thuggish Diplomacy - Adam Keller

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 7:12 pm | Adam Keller

In 1974, as a young soldier just inducted into the ranks of the Israel Defense Forces, I was among a group of soldiers whom the platoon sergeant took on a tour of the munitions dump, showing us the different types of ammunition used by the army. Among other ... More >>

From Nigeria, via New York, to the checkpoint

Saturday, 3 January 2015, 1:01 pm | Adam Keller

Once again, the new year rolled in across the globe. As always, the celebrations in New York’s Times Square, the crystal ball and excited countdown were broadcast live all across the global village. Ahmad Bdeir from the village of Farun on the ... More >>

About Diplomatic Subversion And Pressure Cookers

Monday, 29 December 2014, 2:57 pm | Adam Keller

For the first time in years opinion polls indicate the possibility of Netanyahu’s career coming to its end at the March elections, and also on the diplomatic horizon the PM facec increasing storm warnings, with such headlines as: "Europe said 'yes' ... More >>

Physical and mental tunnels

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:41 am | Adam Keller

On Wednesday afternoon I went into our neighborhood pizzeria and noticed that their TV was no longer tuned to the non¬stop 24¬hour war channel. Rather, there was a non¬Israeli music channel featuring a Spanish guitar player. That evening came the ... More >>

How dare they

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:34 am | Adam Keller

Last night was very restless. Once every hour or two we got up to listen to the radio and look up Israeli and Palestinian and international news websites. There were many rumors and speculations and few pieces of hard news, but past midnight it had become ... More >>

The Emperor is naked

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:24 am | Adam Keller

At 10.30 pm the website of the Palestinian news agency Ma’an bore an ominous headline: “Ceasefire falls apart in final hours, with no renewal in sight; Palestinian negotiators charge Israel has refused to accede to Palestinian requests”. So, the opposing ... More >>

Children want to live

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:17 am | Adam Keller

Fifty days. Seven weeks and a day. No doubt, many wars in history had lasted longer than that, and there had been worse horrors than what happened in Gaza. "We did it in the least terrible way possible" says today the IDF Chief of Staff ... More >>

Tsunami management

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:09 am | Adam Keller

A few days after the ceasefire several dozen people gathered at Sderot, near the Gaza border - Israelis who have not lost the hope for peace and the determination to struggle for it. There were members of “The Other Voice” who live in the Gaza ... More >>

Pro-Peace Rally Held in Tel Aviv Amid Gaza Truce Talks

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 2:16 pm | Adam Keller

Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday evening for a pro-peace rally in Tel Aviv under the slogan, “Changing direction: toward peace, away from war.” More >>

10,000 Protest in Tel Aviv for Peace & End to Occupation

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 2:13 pm | Adam Keller

Under a coalition of Israeli left-wing political parties and organizations, thousands gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square in the largest anti-war demonstration since the outbreak of violence in Gaza. More >>

Gush Shalom Welcomes Creation of New Palestinian Government

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 3:08 pm | Adam Keller

Gush Shalom, the Israeli Peace Bloc, warmly congratulates the Palestinian People and their leaders for having finally managed to overcome a malignant division which had caused considerable damage - to the Palestinians themselves as well as to Israel. ... More >>

Israeli public figures proposal for Palestinian agreement

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 11:41 am | Adam Keller

Towards Today's crucial meeting between President Obama and President Mahmud Abbas (Abu-Mazen), regarding the proposed American "framework agreement", hundreds of Israeli public figures are making a public proposal of principles on which such an agreement ... More >>

Israeli - Palestinian Public Negotiating Congress

Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 3:45 pm | Adam Keller

The Israeli and Palestinian leaderships apparently do not have a working strategy to cope with their conflict. So, the time has come for the two peoples to take matters into their own hands! More >>

About Goodies, Baddies And Two Little Girls | Adam Keller

Saturday, 28 December 2013, 8:26 am | Adam Keller

Communications media are an integral part of society. They reflect but also shape the common conceptions of their society. Societies at war cultivate the perception that we are the Good Guys. It is this perception which facilitates the use of weapons, ... More >>

The respectable president and the never ending occupation

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 11:48 am | Adam Keller

In the first decades of statehood, Abba Eban was Israel’s outstanding diplomat. No one could match the excellent Oxford English of his speeches in the UN General Assembly. He was well able to explain Israeli government policies and find convincing ... More >>

Country at war rarely spares a thought for enemy's children

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 12:23 pm | Adam Keller

A bit more than a week ago, people from communities in southern Israel wrote a letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Barak: "We, members of 'The Other Voice' from the communities near the Gaza Strip, urge the Government of Israel to ... More >>

A changed agenda?

Monday, 22 August 2011, 12:12 pm | Adam Keller

Someone in the wild Sinai peninsula took a decision and sent a big, well equipped squad to infiltrate across the border into the Israeli Negev, attack buses and cars and engage in running battles with soldiers and shoot and kill and kill indiscriminately. ... More >>

Balaam's curse 2011

Tuesday, 19 July 2011, 2:57 pm | Adam Keller

For many years, the Gush Shalom movement (of which, it must be disclosed, the present writer is the spokesperson) was alone in calling for a boycott of settlement products – the products coming from Israeli settlements in Occupied Territory, designed ... More >>

Welcome to the State of the Police

Monday, 11 July 2011, 12:41 pm | Adam Keller

Hundreds of police and other security personnel, dozens of Interior Ministry employees, a careful intelligence work, a massive PR campaign. What for? In order to prevent a few hundred peace activists from touring the country and seeing its reality, to ... More >>

Jewish Peace boat starts sailing to Gaza

Saturday, 2 October 2010, 12:11 pm | Adam Keller

The Jewish Peace Boat, sailing today, Sept. 26, from Cyprus in the direction of Gaza, is a reminder of the isolation which we in Israel bring upon ourselves. A country bound upon conquest and occupation, whose government is hostage to extremist settlers, ... More >>

 

 

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