Open Zion

04.16.12

From Social Protest to Political Party

"At a time when the Palestinians began a new and less violent strategy, Israel is stuck in the old patterns and uses a heavy hammer to hit three flies at Ben-Gurion Airport."
--Nachman Shai, former IDF Spokesman, explains why the Palestinians have a better strategy than Israel.

  • 40% of Shin Ben blacklist for fly-in protestors were not activists (Haaretz)
  • Survey: Nearly half of Israelis fear Holocaust could happen again (Haaretz)
  • Social protest leaders to form new political party (Haaretz)
  • Binyamin (settler) vineyard vandalized - Police, IDF investigating, but settlers blamed the Palestinians for uprooting plants on the biggest Jewish farm in the West Bank. (Ynet)
  • Infiltration alert on Egyptian border - Busy night in south as Palestinians report IDF shelling in Gaza, Islamists kill two Egyptian policemen in Sinai. (Ynet)
  • Thousands of jars of human remains to be buried in mass grave - New program, 'An Honorable Burial,' begins Monday, involving jars of tissues and organs amassed at the National Institute of Forensic Medicine in Tel Aviv. (Haaretz)

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