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Video timeline of Mavi Marmara incident
by Carl in Jerusalem (Hija del weapons only in life threatening parts of the ship, where they are also accompanied by Israeli Naval forces.
Zion para Israel - Daughter of scenarios. met with lethal violence, and thus An intelligence investigation
Zion for Israel) The first phase of the operation: The respond with live fire. following the flotilla incident found
IDF relayed the message that the Many of the demonstrators enter that 40 of the IHH activists
Submitted at 7/15/2010 3:07:00 AM flotilla ships were in an area of a inside of the ship as the smaller boats previously boarded the Marmara ship
Video timeline of Mavi Marmara maritime closure, and offered the arrive at the side of the ship, however from Istanbul before joining the
incident The film, produced by the ships to transfer their cargo from the some still violently attack the others.
Eiland Team of Experts, breaks down Ashdod Port to the Gaza Strip. The incoming boats and the soldiers The 8 of the 9 demonstrators killed
the events of the flotilla using a Sofia ship did not respond at all, respond with live fire. were members of the IHH or other
timeline that alternates between 3D while the other ships responded with The Commander of the Special Navy allied groups. Around half of those
models and footage captured refusal and/or profanity. Forces boards the ship, and while killed had declared in front of their
throughout the incident. The IDF forces were divided and evaluating the forces, it is discovered families their aspiration to die as
The events leading up to and each group boarded a different ship. that three soldiers are missing. The martyrs (“shahids”). Footage on the
throughout the flotilla incident are The soldiers arrived at the Mavi missing and injured soldiers are Marmara shows that the violence had
recounted in the video, as presented Marmara at 4:28 AM, but could not discovered to have been abducted by been prepared: metal poles and chains
by the team of experts led by Maj. board the ship due to metal objects a number of violent demonstrators, were prepared, slingshots, buzzsaws,
Gen. (res.) Giora Eiland in the IDF’s being thrown at them, and electric who abandon the soldiers and run gas masks, tear gas, bulletproof vests,
internal inquiry. buzz saws used by the demonstrators back into the ship when fired at. knives, and more. A briefing had
In light of weapons smuggling to slice the ladders IDF soldiers Two of the injured soldiers jump off taken place before the IDF had
attempts, a maritime closure was needed to board the Marmara. After the ship so that they can be picked up boarded the ship, with the leader of
established during the 2008-2009 an unsuccessful attempt to board the by the IDF boats. The third injured the violent demonstrators telling the
Gaza Operation. Under the guise of ship by smaller boats, a helicopter soldier is on the bow of the boat and group to attack the IDF soldiers at
providing humanitarian aid, a number arrived at 4:30 AM with 15 IDF slipping out of consciousness. IDF any cost.
of ships have attempted to reach the soldiers. The first rope dropped by soldiers remaining on the boat come There were 718 total passengers of
Gaza Strip, some permitted to enter, the helicopters was tied by the to his aid. the flotilla ships. Most were released
while others were stopped. demonstrators to the deck of the ship At 5:17 AM the situation is without undergoing any investigation.
Due to these attempts, the IDF in order to prevent the soldiers’ evaluated and some of the findings: The last passenger left on June 6th.
General Staff and Navy outlined descent. live fire was used by demonstrators Here’s the second part. Let’s go to
orders to prepare for future attempts This video is in two parts. Let’s go to towards IDF soldiers who were on the the videotape.
to break the closure, and in preparing the videotape. ship, including one soldier who Wow!
for the May 31st flotilla, the IDF In Part 2 of the Eiland Presentation, descended down the rope and was posted by Carl in Jerusalem @ 1:07
planned far in advance with extended the final phases of the flotilla incident shot in the abdomen. Live fire by the PM
discussion, and various simulation are recounted. demonstrators was also aimed at the Hija del Zion para Israel Support
model scenarios. IDF attaches abroad Soldiers that descended down the soldiers on the small Israeli Navy Israel
and foreign attaches to Israel were all second rope were met by 2-4 boats next to the Marmara. The first • Manna Fest 391 Rosh Hashanah-
briefed in advance. demonstrators each who wielded occurence of live fire was that used Day of Concealment 3 of 3 Perry
In addition, the Chief of the General knives, axes, and metal poles. The by the demonstrators. In addition, a talks in Israel with his tour group.
Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi sent a second soldier to descend was shot in gun with emptied magazines was The believer must be concealed in
letter to the Defense Minister and the stomach by a demonstrator. The found in the hull of the ship. Heaven during the seven year
Prime Minister emphasizing the soldiers who were in danger of their IDF forces had boarded the other tribulation. There are three themes of
following: lives were forced to use their live ships without incident. Treatment and Rosh Hashanah. He tells...
“Cooperation between nation weapons. Five soldiers were injured evacuation was carried out for the • Holocaust Memorial Day :
ministries is required and the military by stabbing, blows and live fire by injured soldiers and demonstrators Benedict XVI in Auschwitz The
option which includes seizing, the demonstrators. Within seconds of alike. 38 injured were airlifted, 7 of place where we are standing is a
confiscating and detaining the ship’s boarding the ships, three soldiers them soldiers. place of memory, it is the place of the
activists is a last resort and at a low were thrown off the deck by The three soldiers who had been Shoah. The past is never simply the
priority.” demonstrators. The injured were attempted to be kidnapped and were past. It always has something to say
The video goes on to describe the dragged to the hull of the ship. taken to the hull of the ship were to us; it tells us...
various ships in the flotilla and the A reinforcement of soldiers arrives witness to an argument between the • Palestinian Arabs and Piaget AP
courses of their attempted journey to from a second helicopter, which is violent demonstrators, and other reports:Israel reopened a 16th-century
the Gaza Strip, as well as the number also attacked by demonstrators, and passengers of the Marmara who gate to Jerusalem’s Old City on
and extent of Israeli response ships, the soldiers are met with violence asked the violent demonstrators to Wednesday, completing a two-month
aircraft, and absorption center for the when they attempt to access the lower cease their violent activity. renovation and cleaning project that
ships’ passengers. deck of the ship. 24 of the injured passengers were drew criticism from Palestinian
The video also outlines the orders At 4:46 AM a third helicopter arrives diagnosed at the Ashdod Port and officials. Jaffa Gate...
given to the IDF soldiers boarding the to the Mavi Marmara, and the two treated in hospitals in Israel.
flotilla ships, including the policy of groups of soldiers combine forces on After the operation ended, the ships Original post source
using gradual force, and using live the ship roof and descend to the other arrived at the Ashdod Port
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Norway: More information about the terror
by Esther (Hija del Zion para whether he was for or against it, we Norway illegally. Jakobsen says that better control of then.
Israel - Daughter of Zion for were all very upset at him.” at the time Davud showed him The Islamic Association in
Israel) “But half a year later he said that Bin several passport photos, and the PST Fredrikstad also distances itself from
Laden was a good man.” he now trying to link the request to the mosque in Sarpsborg.
Submitted at 7/15/2010 4:39:00 AM At one time the Iraqi tried to help an the photos they’ve seized. “We are modern Muslims. We have
Norway: More information about the Iraqi women enter Norway illegally. Jakobsen had two contact people nothing to do with them,” says Haji
terror suspects “In 2003 he paid 70-80,000 kroner to with whom he met 3-4 times a month. Asif Husain.
Norwegian papers continue to obtain a false password for an Iraqi He didn’t report about the buying of When Aftenposten visited the
publish new information about the woman. She was stopped in Iran’s the chemicals, which he now regrets. mosque, the representatives of the
three terror suspects. Below is a capital, Tehran, on the way to ———– mosque did not want to be
summary of several articles. Europe and Bujak lost all the Davud met the Uzbek suspect in a photographed or to talk about their
At the same time, the PST is not money.” mosque in Sarpsborg. According to relationship with Davud. But they
officially saying anything about the Bjørvik says that Bujak smuggled imam Shaikhjami Abdulquddus the spoke out against terrorism and
investigation. The PST denies there halal meat from Sweden. “He was two regularly visited the Muslim stressed that supporters of al-Qaeda
was video surveillance of the very concerned about halal meat. My Culture Center. were not welcome there. They also
suspect’s apartments, or any wife had a store and was to sell halal “Davud last visited three weeks ago. expressed surprised that the man they
apartment, as VG Nett claimed. meat, but it wasn’t good enough. Both appeared to me as honest, kind knew as ‘Rashidin’ is suspected of
Previous articles: After that he began to smuggle halal people. Religious, but not planning terrorist acts.
* BREAKING: Three arrested in meat.” fundamentalist. I’ve very shocked The mosque is not part of the Islamic
Norway for terror plot He says the Iraqi lived frugally and about the terrorism charges,” the Council of Norway, and in 2009 it’s
* Norway: Terrorist cell planned seldom went out. “He also had plans imam told Dagbladet. head Senaid Koblica told
attacks in Norway to build a Muslim cemetery and For a while, all three suspects lived Klassekampen they were not
* Norway: Suspects bought bomb mosque in Førde.” in the same area. In a surprise move, optimistic about having better dialog
materials Bujak told Bjørvik that he wasn’t Davud moved to Sarpsborg in 2003. with the community.
This article was prepared by the religious in Iraq and that he drank Jakobsen lived in the nearby city of Davud previously lived in Bergen.
Islam in Europe blog – alcohol then. He become very Råde in 2004. The third suspect, Semet Abla, former leader of the
islamineurope.blogspot.com religious when he was in an asylum Shawan Sadek Saaed Bujak Bujak Uighur committee: “He was very
The three suspects are: Shawan center in Germany for 2-3 years. (37) had an address in Sarpsborg religious, and didn’t want to have
Sadek Saeed Bujak Bujak (37), an Several of Bujak’s former colleagues during that time. contact with the Uighur community
Iraqi Kurd who was arrested in say that he stopped work several Aftenposten reports that the in Bergen. He preferred being with
Germany, David Jakobsen (31), an times a day to pray and that he took mosque’s board consists mainly of the Somalis, Kurds, Arabs and Iraqis.
Uzbek, and Mikael Davud (39), a over their offices to do so. One Pakistanis, but it also attracts They were people who were very
Norwegian citizen of Chinese-Uighur colleague says that they discussed Muslims of other nationalities. religious. Most Uighurs are a little or
background. suspected of leading the politics during lunch, and that the It’s now described as a place for moderately religious. It seemed as if
cell. Iraqi had said he wanted to go to radical Muslims. Klassekampen he wasn’t interested in having contact
Kurdish-Iraqi Shawan Sadek Saeed paradise where the virgins were reported in April 2009 that the with such people.”
Bujak Bujak was extradited from waiting for him. mosque’s imam previously defended Sources: Dagbladet 1, 2, 3, 4 VG,
Germany to Norway yesterday. Bujak’s lawyer says that it’s not the death sentence against Muslims Aftenposten(Norwegian)
Dagbladet reports that the PST, the uncommon for foreigners to smuggle who convert to Christianity. Hija del Zion para Israel Support
Norwegian Security Police, halal meat or falsify travel documents Previously he also claimed that Israel
conducted secret raids in the and that it’s not connected to “Islamic law is above Norwegian • Norway: Pakistanis grapple with
suspect’s home in Grefsen. The PST terrorism. law”. questions of identity Norway:
headquarters are located 500 meters Meanwhile, Bujak’s wife is afraid to Provorst Dag Mysen has been in Pakistanis grapple with questions of
away. In a shed the security service return to Norway. She says they regular contact with the imam and identityVia DAWN:For the first time
found a big bottle and two smaller might become victims or racism and others from the mosque, and since 9/11, about 4,800,000
bottles of high-concentration that somebody might attack them. describes the imam as welcoming and Norwegians were threatened by a
hydrogen peroxide, acetone, two She describes the family as moderate pleasant, though firm in his attitudes. possible Al Qaeda terror plot . In a
liters of liquid and flour. These are Muslims. “He insisted in talks with us priests country generally as...
the main ingredients for preparing the ———– on the death sentence for converting • Norway: Terrorist cell planned
acetone-peroxide bomb, “Satan’s The PST started following the and that our culture is on a collision attacks in Norway Norway: Terrorist
mother”. suspects after getting reports from the course with Islam.” cell planned attacks in
The police also found protective eye- British and American security Mysen stresses that there are many NorwayDagbladet reports that the
wear, masks and walkie-talkies, services that they suspect Davud of intelligent Muslims in this mosque three suspects are:* Shawan Sadek
which they think shows the three having contacts with people linked to who have other attitudes regarding Saeed Bujak Bujak (37), an Iraqi
were going to make a bomb. terrorism. The PST is thinks that the the major social issues and that the Kurd living in Oslo. He was arrested
———– terrorist cell intended to attack imam’s view is not representative of in Germany and Nor...
The Iraqi Kurd worked for bricklayer Chinese interests in Norway. Muslims in Sarpsborg. • Norway: Suspects bought bomb
Odd Bjørvik in Førde from 2001 to The PST found passport photos of Aftenposten spoke with other materials Norway: Suspects bought
2004. several men in Davud’s home, one of Muslim communities in Østfold who bomb materialsVG Nett reports that
His former colleagues told Dagbladet which is a person identified as a disagree. In 2008 a group of Kurds the men thought they had bought all
that he was politically engaged and a member of al-Qaeda. formed their own community in the ingredients for a bomb. One of the
religious man, who spoke well of al- VG Nett and Dagbladet report that Sarpsborg, following a conflict with materials they needed was hydrogen
Qaida leader, Osama bin Laden. the PST and Jakobsen’s lawyer other mosque members, also on the peroxide, which they bought in ...
“When the Twin Towers in New confirm that Jakobsen was an issue of supporting suicide bombers
York were attacked, he worked by informant for the PST since 2009. in Northern Iraq. Original post source
me. Then he thought it was the According to his lawyer, Jakobsen A former member of the mosque
Japanese who were behind it. But he approached the PST after his friend, who wished to remain anonymous
didn’t want to say so much on Davud, asked him to get a person into says that the authorities should have
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Videos Timeline of Flotilla Incident as Presented
by Eiland Team of Experts (English Version),
13 July 2010
by IDF Spokesperson's Unit scenarios. inside of the ship as the smaller boats following the flotilla incident found
(Hija del Zion para Israel - The first phase of the operation: The arrive at the side of the ship, however that 40 of the IHH activists
Daughter of Zion for Israel) IDF relayed the message that the some still violently attack the previously boarded the Marmara ship
flotilla ships were in an area of a incoming boats and the soldiers from Istanbul before joining the
Submitted at 7/15/2010 2:26:32 AM maritime closure, and offered the respond with live fire. others.
Below are videos of the Gaza flotilla ships to transfer their cargo from the The Commander of the Special Navy The 8 of the 9 demonstrators killed
incident as presented by the Eiland Ashdod Port to the Gaza Strip. The Forces boards the ship, and while were members of the IHH or other
team of experts with English Sofia ship did not respond at all, evaluating the forces, it is discovered allied groups. Around half of those
subtitles. while the other ships responded with that three soldiers are missing. The killed had declared in front of their
The events leading up to and refusal and/or profanity. missing and injured soldiers are families their aspiration to die as
throughout the flotilla incident are The IDF forces were divided and discovered to have been abducted by martyrs (“shahids”). Footage on the
recounted in the video, as presented each group boarded a different ship. a number of violent demonstrators, Marmara shows that the violence had
by the team of experts led by Maj. The soldiers arrived at the Mavi who abandon the soldiers and run been prepared: metal poles and chains
Gen. (res.) Giora Eiland in the IDF’s Marmara at 4:28 AM, but could not back into the ship when fired at. were prepared, slingshots, buzzsaws,
internal inquiry. board the ship due to metal objects Two of the injured soldiers jump off gas masks, tear gas, bulletproof vests,
In light of weapons smuggling being thrown at them, and electric the ship so that they can be picked up knives, and more. A briefing had
attempts, a maritime closure was buzz saws used by the demonstrators by the IDF boats. The third injured taken place before the IDF had
established during the 2008-2009 to slice the ladders IDF soldiers soldier is on the bow of the boat and boarded the ship, with the leader of
Gaza Operation. Under the guise of needed to board the Marmara. After slipping out of consciousness. IDF the violent demonstrators telling the
providing humanitarian aid, a number an unsuccessful attempt to board the soldiers remaining on the boat come group to attack the IDF soldiers at
of ships have attempted to reach the ship by smaller boats, a helicopter to his aid. any cost.
Gaza Strip, some permitted to enter, arrived at 4:30 AM with 15 IDF At 5:17 AM the situation is There were 718 total passengers of
while others were stopped. soldiers. The first rope dropped by evaluated and some of the findings: the flotilla ships. Most were released
Due to these attempts, the IDF the helicopters was tied by the live fire was used by demonstrators without undergoing any investigation.
General Staff and Navy outlined demonstrators to the deck of the ship towards IDF soldiers who were on the The last passenger left on June 6th.
orders to prepare for future attempts in order to prevent the soldiers’ ship, including one soldier who Hija del Zion para Israel Support
to break the closure, and in preparing descent. descended down the rope and was Israel
for the May 31st flotilla, the IDF Soldiers that descended down the shot in the abdomen. Live fire by the • Video: Aerial Footage of IDF
planned far in advance with extended second rope were met by 2-4 demonstrators was also aimed at the Soldiers Boarding the 7th Flotilla
discussion, and various simulation demonstrators each who wielded soldiers on the small Israeli Navy Boat without Incident, 5 June 2010
model scenarios. IDF attaches abroad knives, axes, and metal poles. The boats next to the Marmara. The first Aerial footage from 5 June 2010
and foreign attaches to Israel were all second soldier to descend was shot in occurence of live fire was that used when the IDF naval commandos
briefed in advance. the stomach by a demonstrator. The by the demonstrators. In addition, a boarding the ship attempting to break
In addition, the Chief of the General soldiers who were in danger of their gun with emptied magazines was the maritime closure of the Gaza
Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi sent a lives were forced to use their live found in the hull of the ship. Strip, they did so with the full
letter to the Defense Minister and weapons. Five soldiers were injured IDF forces had boarded the other compliance of the ship’s crew...
Prime Minister emphasizing the by stabbing, blows and live fire by ships without incident. Treatment and • Videos: Radio Transmissions
following: the demonstrators. Within seconds of evacuation was carried out for the Between Israeli Navy and Seventh
“Cooperation between nation boarding the ships, three soldiers injured soldiers and demonstrators Flotilla Ship Israeli Navy Contacts
ministries is required and the military were thrown off the deck by alike. 38 injured were airlifted, 7 of 7th Flotilla Ship Attempting to Break
option which includes seizing, demonstrators. The injured were them soldiers. Gaza Maritime Closure Israeli Navy
confiscating and detaining the ship’s dragged to the hull of the ship. The three soldiers who had been ship operators question the Gaza
activists is a last resort and at a low A reinforcement of soldiers arrives attempted to be kidnapped and were flotilla ship about their next port of
priority.” from a second helicopter, which is taken to the hull of the ship were destination to which they reply &...
The video goes on to describe the also attacked by demonstrators, and witness to an argument between the • Photos of Bullet Proof Vests, Sawn
various ships in the flotilla and the the soldiers are met with violence violent demonstrators, and other -Off Rods, Night Vision Goggles and
courses of their attempted journey to when they attempt to access the lower passengers of the Marmara who Rifle Scope Found on Mavi Marmara,
the Gaza Strip, as well as the number deck of the ship. asked the violent demonstrators to 2 June 2010 The photos above detail
and extent of Israeli response ships, At 4:46 AM a third helicopter arrives cease their violent activity. the way in which the Mavi Marmara
aircraft, and absorption center for the to the Mavi Marmara, and the two 24 of the injured passengers were rioters had prepared themselves to
ships’ passengers. groups of soldiers combine forces on diagnosed at the Ashdod Port and ambush IDF forces. With sawn off
The video also outlines the orders the ship roof and descend to the other treated in hospitals in Israel. rods, knives, mace, flaires, and other
given to the IDF soldiers boarding the parts of the ship, where they are also After the operation ended, the ships objects the passengers violently a...
flotilla ships, including the policy of met with lethal violence, and thus arrived at the Ashdod Port
using gradual force, and using live respond with live fire. accompanied by Israeli Naval forces. Original post source
weapons only in life threatening Many of the demonstrators enter An intelligence investigation
Imagine the Headlines if Israel Did This
by Honest Reporting (Hija del a general AP update, I haven’t seen Nazi death camp which more than six • The 59th Annual Jewish Book
Zion para Israel - Daughter of this picked up yet by any Western decades after the World War II is in a Awards My goodness, what a week:
Zion for Israel) news agencies. state of serious disrepair."... first, the Oscars on Sunday night, and
Imagine the headlines (and lawfare) • It’s Official: There was No then the Jewish Oscars on Tuesday!
Submitted at 7/15/2010 5:35:09 AM if Israel did this. Humanitarian Aid on Mavi Marmara The Jewish book Oscars, that is: the
Maan News reports that unidentified Hija del Zion para Israel Support BS”D by Gil Ronen of Israel National 2009 National Jewish Book Awards...
assailants tossed a grenade into Israel News The Ministry of Foreign It was quite a night for JP...
Gaza’s YMCA center. Shrapnel hit a • EU gives millions to preserve Affairs has informed Israel’s
nearby playground, but fortunately, Auschwitz"The European Union will representatives the world over that Original post source
nobody was injured. give €4.2 million ($5.9 million) to there were never any humanitarian
Other than a buried note at the end of help preserve Auschwitz, the former supplies or equipment aboard the M...
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the western press. Never mind that significantly ahead and Israel between Arabs and Israelis, a Israel wanted to set a precedent,
his proposals are demented and achieved its objective. The UNRWA mediator that is essential to the peace according to which any real aid
would result in mass death, received a windfall. Hamas, which process. This repuation has taken vessels will unload at Ashdod or,
destruction and chaos in Israel and has been demanding that the Libyan some blows in recent years. Iran and failing that, somewhere else, and the
the region if anyone were mad ship dock in Gaza, looks mildly Hamas have consciously taken aim at aid must flow into Gaza via
enough to implement them… . Of stupid. Egyptian diplomatic prestige and at controlled channels rather than
course, despite wanting to appear to What Libya Won Egyptian influence over Gaza, and confronting the Israeli navy.
be pragmatic, Ghaddafi and his * The Libyan regime received a lot of Egyptian influence and prestige have Israel certainly isn’t worried about a
regime are staunch enemies of Israel. press attention (especially for the been battered by the obstructionism $50M influx of aid via the UNRWA.
In recent years, Ghaddafi’s regime Heir Apparent). and hostility of an obnoxious little The amount of money sloshing
has made efforts to paint his son, Saif * It spun itself as being more statelet (Gaza). around in Gaza already dwarfs $50M.
al-Islam, as a moderate pragmatist moderate and stable than Turkey. The Libya-Egypt/Egypt-Israel Conclusion
who should be welcomed as a voice Under normal circumstances, this agreement allowed the Egyptian Ghaddafi is a murderous tyrant and a
of wisdom and common sense (never would have been a very difficult feat, government to demonstrate both its very strange man. His regime is one
mind that the Libyan state is among but Erdogan has watered down skill as a mediator and its ability to of the worst in the world. But I’ll tip
the world’s most repressive Turkey’s reputation significantly, and bring Israel to the table. Egypt can my hat, this once, to whomever
dictatorships, and that Saif al-Islam Libya was very quick to take claim an unexpected diplomatic win, handled this situation on their side; I
sits at the center of this dictatorship). advantage. one that has no downside for the can appreciate Olympic-caliber
Saif al-Islam’s press statements in the * It showed itself to be more effectual Arabs. Furthermore, in doing the two- gymnastics.
wake of the ship drama project a than Iran, Hezbollah and its fellow part Gaza deal with Egypt, Libya Hija del Zion para Israel Support
sane, pragmatic image, to an extent Arab states, who for all their talk, tacitly acknowledged that Gaza lies Israel
that actually surprised me. have not yet launched any ships. within Egypt’s sphere of influence. • 8 hour jam session Image taken on
‘Do you want the grapes or to kill the * It gets to play the hero in Gaza, and The fact that the flow of aid is going 2007-05-23 01:19:14 by Katie
vineyard’s guard?’ To tell you the should therefore look good in the to filter through UNRWA instead of Spence....
truth, we want the grapes and we got Arab media and certainly in the west. being handed directly and openly to • Unloading of Humanitarian Aid
them – so there’s no reason to cause * It looks good at the UN, because Hamas embarasses Hamas somewhat, from the Flotilla Continues, 3 June
any problems. it’s funding Gaza repairs via the and Cairo must be smiling about that; 2010 The spokesman for the
The problem was not a naval conflict UNRWA. Hamas has been sticking its finger in Coordinator of Government
with Israel, but rebuilding Gaza and * It allowed Egypt to act as Mubarak’s eye, and there is no love Activities in the Territories (COGAT)
helping our Palestinians brothers. intermediary between Israel and lost between the Egyptians and announces that the unloading of
Of course, the man also spreads Libya (I’ll come to this in a minute). Hamas. humanitarian aid from the flotilla
nonsense about Gazan conditions and * It made Israel look aggressive, So this looks like a huge win for continued during the day. Up Until
about Israel. We’re not talking about particularly while the navy was Egypt. In only a few days, Egypt now, 30 truc...
a man who really cares very much shadowing the ship and nobody knew settled a crisis, negotiated an • Defending Yourself Only Makes
about the truth. But I’m slightly what would happen, without looking agreement between two states that Us Hate You More The underlying
impressed that he’s willing to dismiss aggressive itself. don’t talk to each other, beefed up its narrative of just about every liberal
the idea of mindlessly attacking Israel * It got Israel to sign off on a Libyan diplomaic resume, received attack on Israel has been this.
for its own sake. In a region where initiative in Gaza. acknowledgement of its influence Defending yourself only makes us
ludicrous flights of romanticized Ghaddafi accomplished all of this at over Gaza and embarassed Hamas. hate you more. This cynical sleight of
genocidal fantasy are the norm, this is the low price of a ship, a bit of cargo Mubarak and Suleiman have every hand is of course an old trick used by
an unusually rational stance. and the promise of about $50M to the reason to be happy with this outcome. bigo...
Unexpected Wins UNRWA (assuming that the money Egypt evidently had mediation
The Ghaddafi regime has won a huge actually flows, and assuming that this assistance from Austrian businessman Original post source
tactical PR victory – a much bigger is not money that Libya had already Martin Schlaff, but Ghaddafi Jr. only
win than I expected them to secure, promised in the past but witheld). I’m mentions the Egyptians.
and clearly much bigger than sure that Ghaddafi’s staff are What Israel Won
Ghaddafi ever hoped to secure. At the celebrating. Israel’s interest was always to keep
same time, Egypt has come out rwise “impossible” agreements the ship from running the blockade.
Libya discovers UNRWA
by Elder of Ziyon (Hija del Zion dreamed of. UNRWA informed us did a couple of oil-rich Arab this money to Gazans when, up until
para Israel - Daughter of Zion that it has failed to receive one dollar countries pledge one-time now, it has shown utter indifference
for Israel) for the restoration of Gaza so far, and contributions – $25M from Saudi towards the major international
was therefore unsuccessful in Arabia and $35M from Kuwait. Arab organization that supports them.
Submitted at 7/15/2010 3:35:00 AM bringing in even one iron skewer or governments’ annual cash Hija del Zion para Israel Support
From YNet: sack of cement. contributions to UNRWA are pitiably Israel
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, chairman of UNRWA’s 2009 budget shows that it small, about $7M out of the $470M • Flotilla 2: Where is Mariam? I
the Gaddafi International Charity and did not receive a single cent from total last year. Arab nations have believe the Free Gaza movement
Development Foundation which tried Libya. Apparently, Libya never gave consistently spurned UNRWA deliberately tries to add confusion to
to send an aid vessel to Gaza, says he any money to UNRWA over the sixty appeals for cash and have equally their next Gaza mission. Either to try
reached an Egyptian-mediated years it has existed. consistently failed to pay on their to mislead the Israeli authorities, or to
agreement with Israel on Wednesday, All of a sudden, Libya became aware pledges to UNRWA. hide the fact that they cannot find or
allowing him to infuse $50 million of UNRWA’s existence – and is In fact, Luxembourg has given more afford a...
for the restoration of the Strip and happy to funnel money there? cash to UNRWA’s annual budget • shavuot 2010 for Tzefat Eizer
transfer construction materials to Arab nations are fairly consistent in than any Arab country. L'Shabbos gives out food for the poor
Gaza. spurning UNRWA. Their (public) If Libya decides to give $50 million of Tzefat. Please help us help them...
“We will soon start funneling $50 attitude has always been that the West to UNRWA, it will suddenly become • Part 1: The Book of Zohar –
million in coordination with UNRWA is responsible for the existence of UNRWA’s biggest Arab supporter, Selections, chapter "Bechukotai",
(the United Nations Relief and Works Palestinian Arab refugees by allowing and it might be the biggest single item 42, lesson 4 Lecturer: Rav
Agency for Palestine Refugees) to Israel to be created, so therefore the contribution ever from an Arab Michael LaitmanDate: 2010-03-
begin rebuilding Gaza and transfer West should pay for their basic needs country in UNRWA’s history. 16Text: ENG 0.09MB...
humanitarian aid and construction forever – even as they are hosted in Compare that to the $267M the US
materials, without any objection on Arab countries who have adamantly gave in 2009, or the $48M that was Original post source
the part of the Israeli government.” refused to give them equal rights. given to UNRWA by – Sweden.
According to Gaddafi Jr., “This is an Only last year, when UNRWA asked It seems a bit cynical for Libya to
agreement we never expected or for emergency funds to help Gaza, crow over how it will now give all
6 FeedJournal Basic
by Carl in Jerusalem (Hija del conflict and called for the inquiry’s
Zion para Israel - Daughter of creation. Then, on October 16, 2009,
Zion for Israel) when the Council held a special
session to endorse the Goldstone
Submitted at 7/15/2010 5:45:00 AM report, the ICJ was again one of the
Goldstone II The UN ‘Human Rights few NGO speakers. This time it
Council’ has appointed a second specifically called the Israeli
commission whose job is to look into investigations into the Gaza conflict
the implementation of the Goldstone “ineffective as they lack safeguards
Report from last fall. I guess you will of independence and impartiality…”
all be shocked to hear that the On June 24, 2010, soon after the
outcome of this commission’s report appointment of the three senior ICJ
has been predetermined just like the members to the Goldstone follow-up
original Goldstone Commission was. committee, the ICJ issued a public
This second rendition of Goldstone statement coming to the defense of
was crafted by a March 2010 Goldstone, his apartheid-era past, and
resolution of the Human Rights his report.
Council. That resolution first declares Read the whole thing.
that Israel – and only Israel – What could go wrong? I suppose if
committed “unlawful acts” in the rockets…result[ing] in the loss of (ICJ). the ICJ weren’t doing it, Human
Gaza war. And then it establishes a four civilian lives and some injuries.” All three of the new committee Rights Watch, Amnesty and the New
committee of experts to monitor and The fact that the mandate of the members are affiliated with the ICJ. Israel Fund would do it anyway.
assess all judicial and other Goldstone inquiry was tainted from Committee members Christian posted by Carl in Jerusalem @ 3:45
proceedings taken by Israel to the outset, and that its successor is cut Tomuschat and Param Cumaraswamy PM
respond to the General Assembly’s from the same cloth, did not deter were members of the ICJ’s executive Hija del Zion para Israel Support
endorsement of the Goldstone report three more lawyers from taking this committee during Rishmawi’s term at Israel
and its long list of supposed Israeli latest UN job. They are German the ICJ. Cumaraswamy was ICJ’s • Holocaust – 1/59"Holocaust"
crimes. Christian Tomuschat (chair), vice president until 2006. Currently (1978) mini-series. Directed by
The mandate also asks the new Malaysian Param Cumaraswamy, and both are honorary members. Mary Marvin Chomsky. With James
committee to assess the proceedings American Mary Davis. As it turns Davis is currently on the board of the Woods, Meryl Streep and Michael
of the enigmatic “Palestinian side.” In out, the takers and their UN American Association for the ICJ. Moriarty. Holocaust follows the
the many resolutions on the Gaza war associates have more in common than The ICJ has been closely connected tragedy and triumph of the Weiss ...
from the General Assembly and the first meets the eye. with the Human Rights Council’s • Koch Keeps Up Campaign For
Human Rights Council no mention is The members of the new committee campaign to vilify Israel over the Israel Last night on Shmuley
ever made of “Hamas,” which keeps were appointed on June 14 by the UN Gaza war, and in particular, the Boteach's radio show on 770 WABC,
with the UN fiction that the war high commissioner for human rights, Goldstone report and its follow-up. Democratic Mayor Ed Koch
entailed wanton Israeli aggression in South African Navi Pillay. One of In January 2009 the Council held a continued to criticize Obama for his
a vacuum. Instead of eight years of Pillay’s two legal advisers, and chief special session to denounce Israeli treatment of his Israel. We could not
rocket attacks on Israel’s civilian of her office’s “rule of law” branch, is actions and adopt the resolution that find a transcript of the interview
population and an elected government Palestinian Mona Rishmawi, former gave rise to the Goldstone inquiry. and...
that openly advocates genocide, the executive director of the Palestinian Of the thousands of UN-accredited • I am a Jew – Music Video...
resolution creating the Goldstone NGO al-Haq and until 2000 a NGOs, the ICJ was one of two-dozen
inquiry describes the problem with prominent director of a unit of the that spoke. It claimed Israel had Original post source
the Palestinian side as “crude International Commission of Jurists violated international law during the
US networks reject Ground Zero mosque ad
by Carl in Jerusalem (Hija del sponsoring the building of the Let’s go to the videotape. appear on American television (Hat
Zion para Israel - Daughter of mosque. Consequently, the ad is not Ramey’s attempt to make the 9/11 Tip: Memeorandum). I wonder if
Zion for Israel) acceptable under our guidelines for attacks something other than Islamic there are any spokespeople for the
broadcast.” is totally disingenuous. Right that Media Matters would find
Submitted at 7/15/2010 4:51:00 AM A CBS official, Marty Daly, also There is no way that a mosque acceptable. I suspect not.
US networks reject Ground Zero rejected the ad, according to e-mails belongs at Ground Zero. Why should posted by Carl in Jerusalem @ 2:51
mosque ad Many of my non-US shared by NRT PAC executive Ground Zero be turned into an PM
readers may not even be aware that director Scott Wheeler. Islamic Holy Site as happened in Hija del Zion para Israel Support
an effort is afoot to build a 13-story “They have very selective standards Nazareth and as nearly happened in Israel
mosque on ‘Ground Zero,’ the site of — they’ll run anything MoveOn.org Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity? • _DSC1796full Image taken on 2006
the former World Trade Center. throws out there,” said Wheeler, also The amount of political correctness -06-15 09:08:27 by sneakymoose....
Here’s a television ad in opposition citing a controversial 2004 NAACP in America today is appalling. I read • Scotland: Muslims tackle Islamic
to the mosque. Let’s go to the ad invoking the slain James Byrd. Pam’s blog fairly regularly and I am far-right Scotland: Muslims tackle
videotape and then I’ll have more. The word “they,” he said, “is a amazed at how difficult she’s finding Islamic far-rightThe British National
Two of the major US television reference to the people who are it to get the message out regarding Party and the Scottish Defence
networks – NBC and CBS – are putting up the money with the intent militant Islam. I’m not suggesting League often portray Islam as a
refusing to run the ad. of provoking us.” that people don’t have a right to separatist Trojan horse inside Britain
In her letter rejecting the spot, NBC Sorry, but that’s ridiculous. Unless disagree with her – I’m suggesting – a religion of shadowy conspirator...
Universal advertising standards there’s actionable libel involved that it’s amazing how many entities • Magen David Stainless Steel
manager Jennifer Riley wrote: (which this wasn’t) or incitement to are not willing to run her ads. Judaica Pendant Product
“An ad questioning the wisdom of criminal activity (none of that either) Wake up America, before it’s too DescriptionMagen David Stainless
building a mosque at ground zero there is no reason for a major network late. Your mainstream media is Steel Judaica Pendant "Shema Israel"
would meet our issues of public to refuse a political ad. This strikes clearly on the wrong side. I don’t care are the first two words of the most
controversy advertising criteria. me as yet another instance of pre- how ‘divisive’ the fight is – if holy Jewish prayeris inscribed in
However, this ad which ambiguously emptive political correctness. militant Islam is not fought, you will Hebrew on this pendant. Magen
defines ‘they’ as referenced in the On Wednesday, Pam Geller of Atlas end up like Europe. David is a Jewish ...
spot makes it unclear as to whether Shrugs appeared on CNN to debate P.S. Extreme Leftist Eric Bohlert’s
the reference is to terrorists or to the the mosque with Ibrahim Ramey of Media Matters site used the occasion Original post source
Islamic religious organization that is the Muslim Society of America. to argue against allowing Pam to
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Continuing in Arafat’s tradition
by Carl in Jerusalem (Hija del to President Abbas in a frank should be at the top of its agenda.
Zion para Israel - Daughter of exchange that it was very important Because when direct negotiations do
Zion for Israel) to continue to make progress in finally begin, the key test of
reducing the incitement and anti- Palestinian commitment to peace will
Submitted at 7/15/2010 2:27:00 AM Israel sentiments that are sometimes not be what Abbas and his colleagues
Continuing in Arafat’s tradition The expressed in schools and mosques say to Americans in English, but what
PLO’s first leader, Yasser Arafat, was and in the public square, because all they say in Arabic to Palestinians –
notorious for saying one thing in those things are impediments to about Israel, about terrorism and
English to western audiences and peace.” about real peace.
another in Arabic to Arabs. Until At a dinner for Abbas during his Read the whole thing.
organizations like Palestinian Media Washington visit, I confronted him posted by Carl in Jerusalem @ 12:27
Watch and MEMRI came along, most with several recent examples of PM
of the world wasn’t even aware that incitement, as well as the denial that Hija del Zion para Israel Support
Arafat was talking out of both sides he made to the President. His reply Israel
of his mouth. was that of a bureaucrat, not a • The Legacy of Richard Goldstone
Now, with those fine organizations peacemaker: He did not deny the http://www.acus.org/files/images/
making material available to us, we allegations, but said that if true they Goldstone.preview.jpg One
are all aware of what Arafat’s should be raised at a tripartite wonders if the Creed of Nicaea
called Israel is unlikely to tell
successor,‘moderate’ ‘ Palestinian’ committee (the United States, the worked a little like a #Goldstone
Palestinian refugees that it has given
President Mahmoud Abbas Abu Palestinian Authority and Israel) that Report. Choosing such words they
up their “right of return” or that their
Mazen says in Arabic. had been established by the Oslo felt were convenient. Arguments
long-hoped-for Palestinian state
Elliott Abrams argues that if Accords. based o...
within the 1967 borders will not
President Obama is as serious about If peace is our goal, such a response • US, UK indifferent to Iraq’s jihad
include control of the Temple Mount
peace as he claims to be, Abu is deeply inadequate. Abbas should against gays US, UK indifferent to
Mazen’s continuing incitement in handle incitement by stopping it, not Iraq's jihad against gays
Arabic has to be met head on and seeking committee meetings – and ...
Obama is right to keep raising this
stopped. especially not by denying that • Parents of accused New Jersey
subject with Abbas, but Presidents
Why should Israelis, or Americans incitement occurs in the first place. jihadist blame FBI for son’s interest
have been raising it for years. As the
for that matter, believe his Of course, it’s easy to see why, in jihad Parents of accused New
Palestinian leadership never seems to
commitment to peace in English, politically, Abbas and others in the Jersey jihadist blame FBI for son's
pay any penalty for its words,
when in Arabic he treats war as an PLO and Fatah leadership avoid i n t e r e s t i n j i h a d
America’s seriousness about the
acceptable option? confronting these organizations’ long . . .
peace process is in doubt.
President Obama is well aware that involvement in terrorism, but if they
If the Obama administration is
popular incitement remains a thorn in cannot do so, the chances for real Original post source
dedicated to a major peace effort in
the side of serious talks. In May, the peace are slim. A leadership whose
the coming year, the incitement issue
President said that he had “mentioned maps do not even show an entity
Lebanese ‘postpone’ vote on ‘Palestinian’ rights
by Carl in Jerusalem (Hija del up their great grandparents’ non- motion granting refugees the right to
Zion para Israel - Daughter of existent homes. own property is passed, according to
Zion for Israel) In Lebanon, Druze leader Walid the report.
Jumblatt has introduced legislation to Read the whole thing. Why doesn’t
Submitted at 7/15/2010 12:40:00 AM grant the ‘Palestinians’ some limited the world care? It should be obvious:
Lebanese ‘postpone’ vote on form of civil rights – after 62 years. There’s no way to blame this on the
‘Palestinian’ rights While the world It’s not clear to me what motivates Jews.
berates Israel for the plight of the Jumblatt – I don’t read enough posted by Carl in Jerusalem @ 10:40
‘Palestinians,’ it pays no heed to the Lebanese blogs and media to be sure. AM
hundreds of thousands of But what is clear – and stunning – make the request of Berri so the Hija del Zion para Israel Support
‘Palestinians’ living as refugees from this ‘Palestinian’ blog is the proposal can be further discussed Israel
hostages in ‘refugee camps’ in extent to which the feeling that ‘it’s among the various blocs. • Good news Na lokalnim izborima u
Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and not time yet’ to give the ‘Palestinians’ MPs from the March 14 bloc, Nizozemskoj Stranka slobode na celu
other places throughout the Arab rights is across the board, and how spearheaded by the Christian sa Geertom Wildersom u Haagu je
world. These hostages – whose Arab the great motivating fear is to make Phalangist and Maronite parties, have zauzela drugo mjesto, dok je u
brethren seek to prevent them from sure that the hundreds of thousands of introduced their own, weaker refugee Almerei osvojla uvjerljivo prvo
getting on with their lives or moving ‘Palestinians’ who live in Lebanon rights bill. This bill grants refugees mjesto - Mazel tov! (Parlamentarni
elsewhere so that instead they will are never naturalized there. As you humanitarian and social rights but not izbori bit...
maintain the false hope of returning read this, please keep in mind that for civil rights. • ‘Smart diplomacy’: Turkey still
to homes abandoned by their the last 62 years, the ‘Palestinians’ Lebanon’s the Daily Star reported opposes sanctions'Smart diplomacy':
grandparents and great grandparents have had no right to own land in Tuesday that their law would Turkey still opposes sanctions
more than sixty years ago – are the Lebanon or work in most professions. “provide refugees with a work and President Obama may have met with
true tragedy of the ‘Palestinians.’ As a result, many of them are dirt residency permit exempted from fees Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip
Most of these people would be happy poor and trapped in a situation from allowing refugees the right to Erdogan in Washington this week...
for the opportunity to own home and which they cannot escape. employment as well as the right to a • You Are Parts Of My Soul –
have a job that provides a normal The bill was presented by passport in line with Lebanese laws,” Kabbalah Moments – June 25, 2010
living, whether where they are progressive MP Walid Jumblatt, the though many professions would Tweet This Post Delicious
currently living or in other countries. Druze leader of the Democratic remain off limits to Palestinians. The Facebook Stumble It...
Most ‘Palestinian refugees’ in the Gathering bloc. Star further said parties are closer to
Arab world do not have the financial An-Nahar reported Jumblatt is aware reaching a consensus on the March 14 Original post source
wherewithal to pick up and move. So of the possibility of postponing bill.
they remain in captivity in their Arab debate on the proposals, and he ‘does Jumblatt said Wednesday that he
host countries, living the false dream not mind’,” Ma’an said. would withdraw his bill if a separate
that the keys that they hold will open According to the report, Hariri would