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IOF closes the Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslims under pretext of Jewish Holidays

[ PIC 24/09/2012 – 11:05 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOF) closed the Ibrahimi Mosque to Palestinians and Muslims, under the pretext of Jewish holidays. Occupation authorities closed the Ibrahimi Mosque, and tightened its military actions in its environment under the pretext of celebrating Jewish holidays, preventing Muslims from performing their prayers […]

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Israeli forces close Silwan entrances for Jewish holidays

[ PIC 18/09/2012 – 04:23 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM,(PIC)– The Israeli forces closed the northern entrances to East Jerusalem’s Silwan neighborhood on Monday to allow settlers celebrating the Jewish new year to access the area. Wadi Hilweh Information Center denounced the Israeli measure that forced the Palestinian residents to take long detours to reach their […]

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Families of political prisoners call for releasing loved ones for holidays

[ 16/07/2011 – 03:07 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The families of the West Bank political prisoners have called for releasing their loved ones for the Ramadan holidays as the post-reconciliation persecution of Hamas’s men in the West Bank continues. They said in a joint press statement on Saturday that they wished to “turn the page […]

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GEARING UP FOR ISRAEL’S NATIONAL DAY OF DEPENDENCE

Posted by desertpeace on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 11:02 am.  * Many words from the Yiddish have found themselves in the pages of English language dictionaries. One such word is shnorrer…. it usually refers to a person, not a nation, BUT Israel fits the definition to a tee. Since 1948 it has literally held […]

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EASTER HAS BEEN TURNED INTO AN ISRAELI/JEWISH FESTIVAL

Posted by desertpeace on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 6:13 pm. DaVinci’s masterpiece redone….. (click on image to enlarge) NO ….. this is not meant to be a comical post as you might imagine from the image, this is a very serious matter. Events of this week reminded me of an old Jewish joke, first […]

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ON PASSOVER, EXILED PALESTINIANS ASK ‘LET MY PEOPLE RETURN’

Posted by desertpeace at PS.HADNEWS.COM on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 7:43 am. Fleeing in fear, unleavened bread, and bitter herbs…something to think about this Passover…While the Palestinians still await their “deliverance” in hunger from modern day Pharaoh! Of Passover, Exile, and  Deliverance By Mike Odetalla The Jewish holiday of Passover is once again fast […]

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CLEANSING THE LAND OF BREAD AND ARABS

Posted by desertpeace on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 7:03 am. My maternal grandmother was a simple Shtetel Jew. She came from a place not much different than the small town portrayed in Fiddler on The Roof. Traditionally the womenfolk from those areas were uneducated in matters of anything other than home making and child […]

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Red Cross: Family visits in prison were suspended for Jewish holidays

21/03/2011 – 11:33 AM JENIN, (PIC)– The Red Cross said the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) cancelled prison visits scheduled for Monday due to Jewish holidays and the cordon imposed on the West Bank. The Red Cross added that Palestinian families were scheduled to visit their sons and relatives in Nafha, Ramon and Megiddo prisons on […]

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Hamas MPs congratulate Palestine Christians for holidays

[ 18/01/2011 – 12:39 PM ]   BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Hamas MPs are touring Bethlehem to congratulate Palestinian Christian communities over the Christmas celebrations. The delegation is headed by Palestinian Legislative Council Speaker Aziz Dweik and includes MPs Anwar Zabboun, Khalid Tafish, Mahmud al-Khatib, Mohammed Mahir Badr, Ezam Salhab, and Mohammed Abu Juhaisha. The two-day tour […]

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