Again we are hearing news of negotiations for a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel. The world media seems jubilant. I am not. I don’t want a ceasefire. I want peace. Real peace. A ceasefire means ceasing to fire. It makes no mention of putting down weapons, or taking a step further and “beating swords into … More I don’t want a ceasefire.
This video is from http://www.honestreporting.com/a/films.asp June 2007 It portrays what continues to be the daily reality of Sderot and the surrounding towns in Israel.
FACT SHEET FOR “THE WAR IN THE SOUTH” From ICAN Director, Stuart Palmer http://www.haifadiarist.blogspot.com a) There is a major humanitarian problem in Israel. Sderot has borne over 50% of all missiles launched and 20% of the town’s 20,000 population has left. Industry has lost millions of shekels, some have closed increasing unemployment. b) With the … More WAR IN THE SOUTH
Meet Ro’i Klein. Look at his face. Doesn’t he look like a sweet and gentle man? 31 years old, husband to Sarah, father of three year old Gilad and one and a half year old Yoav, Ro’i (pronounced “Row-ee”) was supposed to celebrate his birthday on July 27th. Admired for his calm peacefulness and constant … More “If I don’t do it, who will?”