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Home Front: Portraits of Sheikh Jarrah

Well worth watching these human-level vignettes that humanise the headlines. From the creators of Budrus comes Home Front: Portraits from Sheikh Jarrah, this is a series of short documentaries telling … Continue reading

16 October, 2011 · Leave a comment

Miko Peled: The General’s Son

Reflective narration from US-based, Jerusalem-born Miko Peled, whose book, The General’s Son, is due out later this year from Just World Books. The last 5 minutes are particularly worth a … Continue reading

27 May, 2011 · 2 Comments

Internet killed Israeli PR

Parody of Video Killed the Radio Star (the Buggles) by Minor Demographic Threat. Lyrics over the fold.

12 August, 2010 · Leave a comment

In Lebanon, IDF plans a ‘ferocious land grab’

Ambitions for Eretz Israel are apparently still being expressed as a matter of military planning and policy. Check out this revealing quote from the IDF’s deputy chief of staff from … Continue reading

11 August, 2010 · 3 Comments

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"