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– subject to continuing refinement –

The Current Situation
in Israel / Palestine

according to
America's Council
for the National Interest.
Wednesday 11, c.8.30 AM: In north Tehran, Iran – Israel's Mossad (or America's CIA according to former CIA counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer Philip Giraldi) assassinates MOSTAFA AHMADI ROSHAN (32), a nuclear scientist who served also as a university professor in Tehran (and killing his driver).
Roshan was a chemistry expert involved in building polymeric layers for gas separation (the use of various membranes to isolate gases), also used in uranium enrichment.
Friday 13: In New Orleans, USA – America's Republican National Committee (RNC) adopts a resolution implicitly supporting the annexation of the whole of Palestine by Israel. The actual text of their resolution reads –
US Republican Party Ignorance
Betraying gross ignorance of the very Bible which they falsely refer to in this National Committee resolution.

See: Israel's Right to Palestine

See Also:
The Consequence of Christ for Israel
Israel has been granted her lands under and through the oldest recorded deed as reported in the Old Testament, a tome of scripture held sacred and reverenced by Jew and Christian, alike, as the acts and words of God; and
as the Grantor of said lands, God stated to the Jewish people in the Old Testament; in Leviticus, Chapter 20, Verse 24: “Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey” [and Leviticus 25:1, 23]; and
God has never rescinded his [conditional] grant of said lands; and
along with the [conditional] grant of said lands to the Jewish people, God provided for the non-Jewish residents of the land in commanding that governance must be in one law for all without drawing distinction between Jewish and non-Jewish citizens, as contained in Leviticus 24:22, and
the Nation of Israel declared its independent control and governance of said lands on May 14, 1948, with the goal of re-establishing their [conditionally] God-given lands as a homeland for the Jewish people; and
the United States of America, having been the first country to recognize Israel as an independent nation and as Israel’s principal Mideast ally, has enjoyed a close and mutually beneficial relationship with Israel and her people; and
indeed, Israel is the United States of America’s greatest friend in the Mideast; and
the roots of Israel and the roots of the United States of America are so intertwined that it is difficult to separate one from the other under the Word and protection of Almighty God; and
there are those in the Middle East who have sought to destroy Israel from its inception as a nation; and
those same enemies of Israel also seek to destroy the United States of America; and
the United States of America and the nation of Israel have enjoyed cordial and mutually beneficial relations since 1948, a friendship that should continues to strengthen with each passing year.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Republican Nation Committee that the Committee by this resolution commends the nation of Israel for its relations with the United States of America.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the members of this body support Israel in their natural and [conditionally] God-given right of self-governance and self-defense upon their own lands, recognizing that Israel is neither an attacking force nor an occupier of the lands of others [?]; and that peace can be afforded the region only through a united Israel governed under one law for all people. [Note: one law for all people does not allow for a 'Jewish' State as Israel demands, except by the genocide of all non-Jews]
FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Senate Leadership and each of the legislatures of the states within the United States of America with the request and recommendation of this body that a similar resolution to that stated herein be proposed within their respective bodies.
Sponsor – Cindy Costa, National Committeewoman South Carolina" (Emphasis mine, and my comment in blue)
Palestine History
Summary History
8: In Jerusalem, Israel – Another three religious Jewish men are arrested, bringing to nine the number arrested in Jerusalem's largest-ever child sex-abuse case. They are suspected of sexually abusing over 70 children in its Nahlaot neighbourhood, some as young as one-year-old beginning in 2006.
the USA – The owner and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times, ANDREW ADLER, suggests in his newspaper, as a third alternative after a pre-emptive strike against Hamas and Hezbollah or attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities, that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu consider ordering a Mossad hit team to assassinate U.S. President Barack Obama so that his successor will defend Israel against Iran –
"...give the go-ahead for US-based Mossad agents to take out a [US] president deemed unfriendly to Israel in order for the current vice president to take his place and forcefully dictate that the United States’ policy includes its helping the Jewish state obliterate its enemies."
Atlanta Jewish Times
Friday 20: In the USA – ADLER apologises the following day. But ABRAHAM FOXMAN, National Director of the Jewish 'Anti-Defamation League' states –
"An apology cannot possibly repair the damage. Irresponsible rhetoric metastasizes into more dangerous rhetoric. The ideas expressed in Mr. Adler's column reflect some of the extremist rhetoric that unfortunately exists – even in some segments of our community – that maliciously labels President Obama as an 'enemy of the Jewish people'."
Sunday 22: In Israel – Israel's Cabinet renews its temporary race-based 'Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law' which prohibits Palestinians married to Israelis from acquiring citizenship. Israel's High Court of Justice is divided over the legitimacy of the law, six justices supporting the law and five opposing it's renewal, including the court's outgoing president, Justice DORIT BEINISCH who states that –
"The law severely violates the constitutional rights of Israel's Arab citizens."
Israel – The number of Palestinians held by Israel in prison indefinitely without trial ('administrative detention') rises to 309.

Monday 13: In New Delhi, India – Two cars of the Israeli embassy are attacked with explosive devices placed by motorcycle, 'moderately' injuring TALI YEHOSHUA-KOREN the wife of Israel's Defense Ministry’s representative to India, a local employee and two passersby. The attacks used the same method used by Israel's Mossad in Teheran, Iran, earlier this year.
blames Iran, which in turn denies any involvement and suspects that Israel's Mossad set up the 'attacks' to help justify a planned future Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear development facilities.
also accuses Israel of working with terrorist group 'MEK', known as the People's Mujahideen, in the killing of Iranian scientists.
Wednesday 15: In Tokyo, Japan – Japan's Prime Minister YOSHIHIKO NODA urges visiting Israeli Defense Minister EHUD BARAK not to resort to military action against Iran over its 'nuclear ambitions'.
Friday 17: In Teheran, Iran – Iran's deputy intelligence chief AHANGARAN reports that the joint US-Israel engineered Stuxnet internet worm has now infected 16,000 computers. (See: 29 november 2010, and 15 January 2011).
US-Israel engineered
cyber-attack continues
Sunday 19: British Foreign Secretary WILLIAM HAGUE warns Israel that military action against Iran would not be "a wise thing".
Thursday 23: A spokesperson for the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy CATHERINE ASHTON says that she is –
"deeply concerned by the approval on 22 February [2012] by the Israeli Civil Administration of new construction in the [Jewish] settlements of Shvut Rachel and Shilo as well as the retrospective approval granted for [Jewish] housing units already built [deep within the Palestinian West Bank]".
In New York – The United Nations Security Council issues a unanimous statement strongly condemning attacks on Israeli diplomats, after the recent attacks in Georgia and India.
Friday 24: In Cape Town, South Africa – NATHAN GEFFEN, Visiting Academic, Centre for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town, publishes a bravely honest article 'Why is Israel singled out?' in the Cape Times newspaper.
Military cooperation with Azerbaijan
In Israel – Israel's state-run 'Israel Aerospace Industries' signs a $1.6 billion arms deal with the authoritarian government of Azerbaijan to sell them military drones, anti-aircraft and missile defense systems, (giving Israel access to Azerbaijan airfields near the border with Iran, according to US Intelligence, but which Azerbaijan denies).
Jerusalem, Israel – Muslim rioters clash with Israeli police on Temple Mount at Al Aqsa Mosque. Jerusalem District Police Commander NISO SHAHAM states that this is the most serious clash in the area since the recent wave of protests erupted two weeks ago after Jewish right-wing leaders (Likud Party hard-liner Moshe Feiglin, etc.) called on Jews to visit the Temple Mount and cleanse the area of Muslims and to destroy their holy sites. (Feiglin subsequently denies his involvement in the public posters calling for this. Feiglin has reportedly visited the Temple Mount on the 19th of every Jewish month for the past 10 years.)
Zionists Fascists
foment conflict
Jerusalem, Israel – Father PIERBATTISTA PIZZABALLA, Catholic Custodian of the Holy Land and head of the Franciscan Order in Israel, calls on Israel's President Shimon Peres to use the power of his office to apprehend those responsible for a number of incidents in the past few weeks in which Christian sites in Jerusalem have been vandalized.
The incidents include slogans painted on –
the Narkis Street Baptist Congregation, 
on a Christian cemetery on Mount Zion, and  
on the Greek Orthodox monastery in the Valley of the Cross, 
  including damage to cars parked near such churches.  
slogans include –
"Jesus is dead"
"Death to Christianity"
"Mary is a whore"
and the Jewish settler attack slogan "price tag" in Hebrew.
Zionists Fascists
foment conflict
Saturday 25: In Palestine – Palestinian Prime Minister SALAM FAYYAD issues a statement accusing the international Quartet of ignoring Israel's actions, which lead to Palestinian deaths, while focusing only on renewing diplomatic talks.
Sunday 26: In Israel – Israel signs $1.6 billion arms deal (by state-run Israel Aerospace Industries) with Azerbaijan of military drones, anti-aircraft and missile defense systems, and long-range naval missile. (See below). This increased weaponisation of Azerbaijan puts Armenia at risk as it controls the breakaway Azerbaijani territory of Nagorno Karabakh.
The Israeli company "Soltam" has the contract to provide mortars and ammunition, "Tadiran Communications" will provide radio gear, and Israeli Military Industries (IMI) will provide the rockets. IMI sells a range of rocket artillery and accessories ranging from upgrade kits for Soviet vintage BM-21 & Grad8 122mm systems, guidance packages for 122mm-300mm rockets and launch vehicles for up to 300mm rockets. Azerbaijan already operates IMI's 122mm "Lynx" multiple-launch rocket system, which it mounts on a KAMAZ 63502 heavy truck.
Tuesday 28: Residence of Israel's President – ASHER GRUNIS (אשר דן גרוניס‎) is welcomed as the new president of Israel's Supreme Court.
At this event celebrating retiring of Israel's Supreme Court President and inauguration of the new Supreme Court President, Supreme Court Arab Judge, Justice SALIM JOUBRAN, declines to sing Israel's Jewish national anthem.
(23.6% of Israel's population are not Jewish according to CIA World Fact Book).
See: November 2004.
  In Israel
– Israel‘s Highest Court of Justice rules the Tal Law (on exemption of Haredi Jewish students from military service) is unconstitutional – because it violates the principal of equality – and cannot be extended once again, as it had been. (see: July 2207; July 2002; July 2012).

Thursday 1: In Moscow, Russian Federation – The Chabad Jewish Rabbi, BEREL LAZAR, states that most Russian Jews are expected to support presidential candidate Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
Friday 2: In Jerusalem, Israel – The heaviest fall of snow in this city in four years (3cm), which causes the suspension of Egged bus services.
The Palestinian West Bank is now studded with illegal Jewish settlements. Israel's 'Security Wall' (red line) has annexed some of these into Israel, but the green line is the internationally recognised line.
West Bank, Palestine – Jewish settlers of Migron forge a deed of sale of land by its Palestinian owner (who had died in 2011 and so could not have signed) to an al-Watan development firm owned by Mateh Binyamin Development Company, which is owned by the Jewish Mateh Binyamin Regional Council in the Palestinian West Bank. (See: March 20).
Jewish settler-fraud
Monday 5: In Israel – The 'Public Committee Against Torture In Israel' submits affidavits by Palestinian women to Attorney General YEHUDA WEINSTEIN describing their humiliation during interrogation by the Shin Bet security service without any charges being laid. Nine individual complaints are sent to the division of the Justice Ministry that investigates the police, and eight complaints are filed with the Military Advocate General.
Tuesday 6: In the USA – America's FBI offers a US$1million reward for information leading to the return of abducted (March 2007) Jewish retired-FBI agent ROBERT LEVINSON, last seen on Iran's Kish island while working on assignment as a private detective.
Wednesday 7: In the UK – Baroness JENNY TONGE is forced to resign as whip of Britain's 'Liberal Democratic' parliamentary party because she had told a student audience that:
 "Israel is not going to be there forever in its present form" 
at the student union debate on “Is Israel an Apartheid State?” on February 23, 2012, of Middlesex University in the UK.
So very 'Liberal'?
But the truth will out!
In Palestine, Near Bethlehem – A group of 11 Norwegian students and their teacher join Palestinian farmer YASSIN DA'DOUA on his land to plant 200 olive trees as part of the olive tree planting campaign organized by Joint Advocacy Initiative of East Jerusalem's YMCA and YWCA of Palestine.
Israeli troops try to prevent the planting, claiming the land is Israeli state land, but the farmer produces his documents proving his ownership, both from the Ottoman period and from the Israeli court which state that he is the private owner of the land.
Thursday Morning 8: A group of Jewish settlers of the nearby illegal Jewish settlement of Aliazar, some of whom (NADIA MATAR) are affiliated to the 'Women in Green', a fascist movement which favours the annexation of Palestine to Israel, storm onto the same Palestinian farmer's land, uproot 100 of the newly planted young olive trees of the previous day and take them away.
Christian charity work destroyed.

In Palestine – Israel's Ofer Israeli Military Court sentences Palestinian cameraman HAMZA SULEIMAN BURNAT (19), from Bil’in village near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, to eighteen months imprisonment and a 5000 New Israeli Shekels fine, for photographing the military suppression of non-violent civilian protests against the Separation Wall and illegal Jewish settlements. He was in his graduation year at the time of his abduction and imprisonment by Israel's military four months ago. He was a volunteer cameraman for the Media Center of the Friends of Freedom and Justice Committee
Anne Frank
Anne Frank
Friday 9: In the US – Israel's ambassador to the United States MICHAEL OREN writes for the Wall Street Journal that Israel is the only country in the Middle East that is safe for Christians. He states that –
"With the respect and appreciation that they [Christians] receive in the Jewish state,
the Christians of Muslim countries could not only survive but thrive"
(Emphasis mine).
His misleading statement ignores the expulsion of any Christian by the government of Israel who evangelises Jews, and he pretends that the current exodus of Palestinian Christians from the West Bank and Gaza is caused by increased pressure by Islamist groups such as Hamas.
(See corrective Letter to Oren by director-general of the Latin Patriarchate Schools in Palestine and the parish priest of Ramallah).
Oren's lie is directly contradicted by the Palestinian Christians themselves in their 2011 public letter to the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury in the UK.
(click to read)
Berlin, Germany – The Madame Tussauds wax-museum unveils an exhibit of Jewish 13 -year-old girl ANNE FRANK whose diary, describing her Jewish family's experiences hiding from Nazi persecution in Amsterdam, became one of the most widely read books. Her wax figure (left margin) was created by a London-based team, working closely with a group of expert researchers, who studied documents and historical artifacts relating to the period when Anne Frank lived.
Gaza City and the Strip, Palestine – The Israeli Airforce rockets the car of Zohair al-Qaisi, secretary general of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC), and two of his associates, killing all three.
In Israel – This causes a barrage of rocket attacks from Gaza in retaliation, which provokes further Israel airforce attacks on the Gaza Strip killing three and wounding at least 26 Palestinians.
Some Gaza rockets penetrate Israel's Iron Dome protection system lightly damaging a Be'er Sheva school.
Sunday 11 March, schools are closed in Ashkelon, Be'er Sheva, Ashdod and other regional councils in South Israel, affecting about 207,000 scholars. Israel's airforce continues it attacks killing and wounding many more Palestinians.
Monday 12, All school classes are cancelled in Israeli towns located within 40 kilometres of the Gaza Strip because of the barrage of rockets by Islamic groups.
A truce, in the violence arising from the assassination, is eventual brokered by Egypt.
See Also:      

Zionist Fascism
Sunday 18: In Jerusalem – At a Christians United For Israel meeting, its American head and founder JOHN HAGEE jokingly compares the late arrival of Israel's right-wing President Netanyahu to the Messiah –
"There's a saying in Judaism about the Messiah – I know that even if He tarries, He'll come. I know that the prime minister will come, and even if he tarries, he'll come."
And after Netanyahu's late arrival HAGEE then introduces him with a comparison of his leadership to that of Moses and David, to rapturous applause –
"Ancient Israel had Moses who led them in the desert; during the golden era they had King David, who conquered Jerusalem, and today, when there are existential threats, Israel has a champion who can confront the challenge; please welcome the prime minister..."
The Hagee Heresy
and its corrupting influence
The Israel Heresy
Monday 19: – Christian Peacemaker Team reports on the forced relocation of Palestinian communities (ethnic cleansing) by the Israeli military authorities in area C.
Tuesday 20: In Westbank, Palestine – Jewish settlers of Migron forge a deed of sale of land by its Palestinian owner Aber el-Ma’atan (who died in 1969 and so could not have signed at this date in 2012) to an al-Watan development firm owned by Mateh Binyamin Development Company, which is owned by the Jewish Mateh Binyamin Regional Council in the Palestinian West Bank. (See: March 2).
the USA – Apple releases an Arabic application (designed for their Iphone and Ipad) by Ahmed Elserety of Innovation Group of the fraudulent and defamatory 'The Protocols of the Elders of Zion'.
(August 14: Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the Brussels-based Conference of European Rabbis, says that he will contact Apple to urge that the company remove the defamatory application).
Jewish settler-fraud
Friday 23: The United Nations Human Rights Council decides to appoint a panel to investigate the implications of the Israeli settlements on the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the Palestinian people throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. (See: March 30 secret visit of Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon to Washington, and Washington's consequent subterfuge in Bern on Wednesday, April 25).
UN Human Rights Council to investigate the effect of Israel's Jewish settlements in Palestinian West Bank.
Jerusalem – Franciscan monks discover a huge, unsightly pylon in front of the Church of All Nations in East Jerusalem overlooking the Garden of Gethsemane. The two electric lines leading from the pylon are labeled "Ir David," and "Ma'aleh Zeitim," the two large Jewish settlements in the area. The pylon was erected as part of a separate electricity infrastructure meant to serve East Jerusalem Jewish settlers, who demanded to be connected to the Israel Electric Corporation instead of the Palestinian East Jerusalem Electricity Company. (Later, on Wednesday May 2, the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land submits an administrative appeal against the Jerusalem municipality and the Israel Electric Corp, claiming that the Jerusalem municipality approved the action illegally).
Defacing of Gethsemane
Monday 26: In Frankfurt, Germany – Jewish PETER FELDMANN of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), is elected city mayor with 57% of the vote; the first Jew to occupy such a position in Germany since WW2. About 10% of the city's population is Jewish.
the Eastern Mediterranean – American, Israeli and Greek naval forces begin joint military exercises. Scenarios being used involve defence of offshore gas platforms (which Israel has developed south of Cyprus in a disputed region) from enemy attack, anti-submarine exercises, and air battles. The Greek media speculate that the exercise is a message to Turkey. Several weeks previously, Israeli's new Air Force chief (Amir Eshel) visited Greece and met with its defence minister, chief of staff and air force commander.
Thursday 29: In Washington, USA – Israel urgently requests, through its Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, that the United States not cooperate with the UN-sponsored international committee to probe its Jewish West Bank settlements in Palestine and that it also cease cooperation with the Human Rights Council on the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
Friday 30: In Washington, US – Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister Danny AYALON makes a secret visit to meet with his U.S. counterpart Bill BURNS to ask for help in thwarting the establishment of the UN Human Rights panel and suggests that the U.S. publicly threaten to quit the UN Human Rights Council if the panel is established to investigate the implications of the Israeli settlements on the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the Palestinian people throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. (See: Wednesday, April 25).
Israel Defense Force had issued an eviction order for the Jewish settlers, with a Tuesday 3:00 PM deadline, to evacuate the house, after which "the authorities will act to restore the building to its previous state."

Monday 2: In Jerusalem, Israel – Israel's Prime Minister, BINYAMIN NETANYAHU, asks his Defense Minister, EHUD BARAK, to delay the expulsion of Jewish Israeli settlers from the hijacked house in Hebron (West Bank, Palestine) until their legal options are exhausted. The Jewish settlers claim to have purchased the property through a company Al-Aydun al-Akarat (99% owned by Arabic speaking Jew Assaf Nehmad, formerly of Israel's Shin Bet internal security service) which had used Mohammed Abu-Shahala as a front-man as the Palestinians are often unwilling to sell their property to Jews as it could be seen as collaboration with annexation.
Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu warns that non-Jrewish refugees represent a threat to Israel's Jewish identity: "If we don't stop the problem, 60,000 infiltrators are liable to become 600,000 and cause the negation of the state of Israel as a Jewish and 'democratic' state."
Tuesday 3: Near Bethlehem, West Bank, Palestine – Jewish settlers from a nearby illegal outpost plant trees on 2,000 square meters of a Palestinian wheat farm in the Ein al-Qassis area of al-Khader owned by Hasan Mousa Hasan in an attempt to annex his land for their settlement.
Israel – Israel's three Dolphin-Class submarines, with a cruising range of 4,500 nautical miles, supplied by Germany, have been equipped with nuclear missiles. Israel has now ordered another three Dolphin-Class submarines from Germany.
Israel's nuclear missile submarines
4: In Germany – Nobel poet laureate Günter Grass publishes a poem on the conflict between Israel and Iran –
 "Nuclear Israel is a threat to world peace". 
See: November 24, 2013.
  Gedicht zum Konflikt zwischen Israel und Iran
1. Warum schweige ich, verschweige zu lange,
was offensichtlich ist und in Planspielen
geübt wurde, an deren Ende als Überlebende
wir allenfalls Fußnoten sind.
2. Es ist das behauptete Recht auf den Erstschlag,
der das von einem Maulhelden unterjochte
und zum organisierten Jubel gelenkte
iranische Volk auslöschen könnte,
weil in dessen Machtbereich der Bau
einer Atombombe vermutet wird.
3. Doch warum untersage ich mir,
jenes andere Land beim Namen zu nennen,
in dem seit Jahren - wenn auch geheimgehalten -
ein wachsend nukleares Potential verfügbar
aber außer Kontrolle, weil keiner Prüfung
zugänglich ist?
4. Das allgemeine Verschweigen dieses Tatbestandes,
dem sich mein Schweigen untergeordnet hat,
empfinde ich als belastende Lüge
und Zwang, der Strafe in Aussicht stellt,
sobald er mißachtet wird;
das Verdikt "Antisemitismus" ist geläufig.
5. Jetzt aber, weil aus meinem Land,
das von ureigenen Verbrechen,
die ohne Vergleich sind,
Mal um Mal eingeholt und zur Rede gestellt wird,
wiederum und rein geschäftsmäßig, wenn auch
mit flinker Lippe als Wiedergutmachung deklariert,
ein weiteres U-Boot nach Israel
geliefert werden soll, dessen Spezialität
darin besteht, allesvernichtende Sprengköpfe
dorthin lenken zu können, wo die Existenz
einer einzigen Atombombe unbewiesen ist,
doch als Befürchtung von Beweiskraft sein will,
sage ich, was gesagt werden muß.
6. Warum aber schwieg ich bislang?
Weil ich meinte, meine Herkunft,
die von nie zu tilgendem Makel behaftet ist,
verbiete, diese Tatsache als ausgesprochene Wahrheit
dem Land Israel, dem ich verbunden bin
und bleiben will, zuzumuten.
7. Warum sage ich jetzt erst,
gealtert und mit letzter Tinte:
Die Atommacht Israel gefährdet
den ohnehin brüchigen Weltfrieden?
Weil gesagt werden muß,
was schon morgen zu spät sein könnte;
auch weil wir - als Deutsche belastet genug -
Zulieferer eines Verbrechens werden könnten,
das voraussehbar ist, weshalb unsere Mitschuld
durch keine der üblichen Ausreden
zu tilgen wäre.
8. Und zugegeben: ich schweige nicht mehr,
weil ich der Heuchelei des Westens
überdrüssig bin; zudem ist zu hoffen,
es mögen sich viele vom Schweigen befreien,
den Verursacher der erkennbaren Gefahr
zum Verzicht auf Gewalt auffordern und
gleichfalls darauf bestehen,
daß eine unbehinderte und permanente Kontrolle
des israelischen atomaren Potentials
und der iranischen Atomanlagen
durch eine internationale Instanz
von den Regierungen beider Länder zugelassen wird.
9. Nur so ist allen, den Israelis und Palästinensern,
mehr noch, allen Menschen, die in dieser
vom Wahn okkupierten Region
dicht bei dicht verfeindet leben
und letztlich auch uns zu helfen.
19: In Los Angeles, US – The Simon Wiesenthal Center announces three new names added to its list of most wanted Nazi war criminals
1.  Vladimir Katriuk commander of a Ukrainian army unit that committed mass murder in Belarus. Living in Canada
2.  Helmut Oberlander  allegedly served in one of the mobile killing units, the einsatzgruppen, that murdered large numbers of Jews in southern Ukraine. Living in Canada
3.  Laszlo Csatary police commander in Hungarian-occupied Slovakia alleged to have played a key role in the deportation of 15,700 Jews to Auschwitz in the spring of 1944. Living in Hungary
Sunday 22: In Egypt – Termination of the contract to supply gas to Israel is announced by Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS). Mohamed Shoeib, chairman of EGAS, states that EGAS is using its right to terminate the contract due to East Mediterranean Gas Company's (which operates the pipeline) breach of the gas supply agreement, and that the decision was made after a thorough legal review by local and international legal experts. In response, Israel's Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said that the unilateral Egyptian announcement was of "great concern" politically and economically, and "is a dangerous precedent that overshadows the peace agreements and the peaceful atmosphere between Israel and Egypt". (see Tuesday 24 April).
Monday 23: In Turkey – The Turkish government announces its veto of Israel's participation in a 'Mediterranean Dialogue' group of the NATO Conference set for May 20 in Chicago, USA, consequent to Israel's refusal to apologise for its killing of Turkish citizens in international waters on the Gaza relief convoy in 2010. The Turkish decision is binding upon NATO members.
Israel vetoed
from NATO Conference
Tuesday 24: In Jerusalem – Israel announces its recognition of three illegal Jewish 'outposts' in Palestine as new Jewish settlements: Bruchin and Rechelim, in the north, and Sansana, near Hebron in the south; in disregard of Palestinian objections.
In Cairo, Egypt – Egypt announces that it is willing to continue selling natural gas to Israel on condition the price is raised. (see Sunday 22 April).
'Two-state solution'
no longer possible
Wednesday 25: Catherine ASHTON, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security condemns Israel's legalization of Jewish outposts on Palestinian territory and calls on Israel to reverse its decision:
"Settlements are illegal under international law, an obstacle to peace and threaten the viability of a two-state solution"
In New York – Palestinian UN observer Riyad MANSOUR writes to the UN Security Council that the intensified construction of Israeli settlement activities in occupied Palestinian territory "is glaring proof" of Israel's "unlawful, expansionist aims".
Bern, Switzerland – U.S. Middle East envoy David HALE meets with UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi PILLAY and asks her not to advance the matter in the near future of their panel to investigate the implications of the Israeli settlements on the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the Palestinian people throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. (See: Friday, March 30).
US government-
zionist subterfuge.
Hagai  Hagai Amir  Amir

Friday 4: In Ayalon, Israel – HAGAI AMIR (44), convicted of conspiring with his brother Yigal Amir to assassinate Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, is freed from the Ayalon Prison this morning, after a 16-and-half-year solitary confinement. Upon his release, Hagai AMIR shows himself to be defiant, making a 'victory' sign and saying that he is "proud" of his actions. Family members (Herzliya's Neveh Amal) take him to an illegal West Bank Jewish settlement for the weekend where his parents are expected to join him for a family celebration. (See: November 4, 1995).
South Africa – The book 'Eye On The Diamonds' by Terry Crawford-Browne is published (by Penguin) in which he states –
"Blood diamonds provide the ultimate money laundering opportunity for organised crime, while the Israeli war business thwarts efforts at peaceful resolution of conflict. Israel itself has become a 'promised land' for organised crime where assassinations, money laundering and other criminal activities are justified in the 'national interest'." (Emphasis mine).
'Eye on the Diamonds'
Israel – Ten of the between 1,500 to 2,500 hunger-striking Palestinians, held indefinitely without trial in Israeli jails/prisons, are hospitalised as their condition worsens. HAMAS, the democratically elected ruling party of the tiny neighbouring territory of Gaza, has warned Israel that if any of the prisoners die while on hunger-strike, they will retaliate.
Tuesday 8: In Jerusalem – The Prime Minister of Israel forms a coalition government with the Kadima party (28 seats, led by Shaul Mofaz) to give the current rightist Likud government a clear majority of 94 of the 120-seats in Israel's parliament (knesset).
11: In Jinba cave village in the southern Hebron hills, Palestine – Israel demolishes a Palestinian elementary school, and confiscates the vehicle used to transport teachers to it, although no other school is available. In addition, it orders an access road, tents, mud huts, sheepfolds and solar energy facilities completely razed, reinstating demolition orders frozen by agreement with the State prosecution in 2007.
(Israel had designated the area a 'live-fire exercise zone' for its Defense Forces in 1999, but the evicted residents petitioned Israel's High Court of Justice, which issued an interim injunction allowing them to return until it issues a final ruling. Ever since, the case has been stuck in court, with the State requesting and receiving continual postponements of the deadline for filing its response. Last month, the State had promised to file its response within 30 days. Three illegal Jewish settlement outposts have however recently expanded into this 'live-fire zone': Avigail, Mitzpeh Yair and Havat Ma'on with no restrictions on their movement in the area, and none of their vehicles have been confiscated.)
Israel prepares further annexation of Palestine
Tuesday 15: In Haifa, Israel – The Haifa District Court rules that Israeli citizenship is based on Judaism (of a Jewish mother) and not upon place of birth (Professor Uzzi Ornan versus Israel's Interior Ministry).
Tuesday Evening: B’nai Jeshurun Synagogue, Manhattan – J Street founder and President JEREMY BEN-AMI, in a debate with Weekly Standard editor BILL KRISTOL, a director of Emergency Committee for Israel (ECI), moderated by Jane Eisner, states that –
Many American senators and congressmen "keep quiet" and refrain from criticizing Israeli policies because they "live in fear" and are "intimidated" by pro-Israeli groups such as the ECI, whose ads in the New York Times and other media outlets, means members of Congress are afraid of being branded as anti-Israel and are deterred by the "ramifications" of voicing open criticism of Israeli policies.
Leaders afraid to lead.
Thursday 17: In Washington, US – Israel's Defense Minister BARAK meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta in the Pentagon who promises a further $70 million in military aid. Israel has already received $205 million from the U.S. to support the short-range missile defence system known as Iron Dome. Iron Dome is manufactured by Israel's state-owned Raphael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.
Saturday 19, c.4:30PM: In Asira al-Qibliya, near Nablus, West Bank, Palestine – Jewish settlers, apparently from the nearby illegal Jewish settlement of Izhar, attack the village with stones. Palestinians youths retaliate by throwing stones back at the settlers. The Jewish settlers later claim in their own defence that they believed that the Palestinians had started a grass fire.
A few minutes into this video (filmed by human rights organisation B'Tselem) some Palestinian youths arrive at the scene and start throwing rocks back at the settlers. Shortly after, as gunfire from the Jewish settlers is heard in the background, Israeli soldiers arrive and stand beside the settlers. Two of the settlers are armed; one with a pistol and one with an M-16 automatic rifle. They are seen aiming their weapons at the Palestinians and one seen firing at them, while Israeli soldiers do nothing to stop them. The wounded Palestinian youth seen with blood on his head later recovers in hospital.
Jewish settler aggression
Tuesday 22: In Nuremberg, Germany – The German Medical Association issues an apology for the conduct of its members during the Nazi era, stating that many were –
"guilty, contrary to their mission to heal, of scores of human rights violations and we ask the forgiveness of their victims, living and deceased, and of their descendants".
Thursday 24: In Ankara, Turkey – Turkey issues arrest warrants for four former senior Israel Defense Forces officers, and plans to indict/charge them over the deaths of nine Turkish nationals during Israel's botched raid in international waters on a Turkish-sponsored aid flotilla to Gaza in 2010.
            These officers are –
1.  former IDF Chief of Staff   Gabi Ashkenazi
2.  former Military Intelligence chief   Amos Yadlin
3.  former commander of the navy   Eliezer Marom
4.  former head of air force intelligence     Avishai Levi
The four are accused of giving the orders for the raid on the Mavi Marmara, in which nine Turkish volunteers were killed.
sources report that Washington is applying heavy pressure on Ankara to get the Istanbul prosecutor to reject the indictment.
2010 Gaza Flotilla Attack
Monday 28: In Istanbul, Turkey – The Turkish court formally accepts charges against the above members of Israel's military for the killing of nine persons aboard a Turkish ship in international waters which was trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza in 2010.
The indictment rejected the Israeli claims that Israeli commandos who boarded the Mavi Marmara acted in self defence, and says that the Israeli commandos used disproportionate force by firing with heavy weapons and automatic rifles on passengers who only carried 'plastic flag masts, spoons, and forks'. The prosecution is asking for nine life sentences – one for each of the fatalities aboard the Mavi Marmara – as part of the indictment, which calls for a combined 18,000 years of imprisonment for the four former officers (listed above). The indictment includes 490 victims and complainants, among them of 189 persons who were injured during Israel's raid.

US–Israel computer espionage
worm/virus discovered
Computer security firms – Kaspersky Lab and Symantec Corp – have both linked some of the software code in the Flame virus to the Stuxnet computer virus.
Russia – Israel's Flame computer virus is described by Kaspersky's chief malware expert Vitaly Kamlyuk as the most powerful computer virus in history, and a nation-state is most likely to blame for unleashing it on the World Wide Web. He explains to Russia Today –
"It’s very big compared to Stuxnet, which was just hundreds of kilobytes of code: it’s over 20 megabytes. And the Stuxnet analysis took us several months, so you can imagine that a full analysis of this threat may take us up to a year. So we think it is one of the most sophisticated malware [programs] out there. It’s also quite unique in the way it steals information.
It’s possible to steal different types of information with the help of this spyware tool. It can record audio if a microphone is attached to the infected system, it can do screen captures and transmit visual data. It can steal information from the input boxes when they are hidden behind asterisks, password fields; it can get information from there.
Also it can scan for locally visible Bluetooth devices if there is a Bluetooth adapter attached to the local system."
(See: Tuesday, June 19, 2012)
Israel's data-mining
cyber warfare
See also: Stuxnet,
November 2010.
Tuesday 29: In Israel – Israel's government announces that it is prepared to recognize Reform and Conservative Jewish community leaders as rabbis and fund their salaries. Rabbis belonging to either stream will now be classified as "rabbis of non-Orthodox communities." Israel's attorney general has advised their High Court that the state will now begin equally financing non-Orthodox rabbis.
     This comes in response to a 2005 petition by the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, in the name of the Reform community at Kibbutz Gezer and Rabbi Miri Gold, who demanded equal financing of non-Orthodox religious services to those of the Orthodox via the municipal authority. The petitioners demanded the regional council be allowed to finance the salary of the community leader in the same way that hundreds of regional councils, neighbourhoods and communities across the country do so for male Orthodox rabbis they employ.
State financing of rabbis
Thursday 31: In Israel – The Rabbinical Assembly’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, which sets halachic policy for the Conservative movement, votes unanimously to provide the approximately 1,600 Conservative rabbis with guidelines on performing same-sex marriages. Rabbis Daniel Nevins, Avram Reisner and Elliot Dorff created the new ritual guidelines which offer two types of gay weddings, as well as gay divorce.
Rabbis recognise
Ben Gurion Airport, Israel – Israel's Shin Bet security service begins demanding access to personal email accounts of any visiting tourists with Arab names no matter which country they arrive from. In May at least three US citizens were interrogated at the airport in this regard and were subsequently refused entry into Israel.
the USA – It is reported that suicides among US soldiers on active duty are at an average rate of one-per-day (154 suicides in 155 days). (Including US veterans raises this suicide rate to an average of 18-per-day).
the West Bank, Palestine – A Civil Administration document records the current Palestinian population as 2,657,029.
This Act proposed visa bans and asset freezes on those officials complicit in the torture and murder of Sergei Magnitsky
Moscow, Russian Federation – President VLADIMIR PUTIN issues an executive order that stopping the Magnitsky Act in the United States is one of his top foreign-policy priorities.

Thursday 7: In Jerusalem – The Municipality decides to construct 2500 new Jewish residential units in Jilo which was established on land of the Palestinian village of al-Malha, south of Beit Jala.
Israel's Prime Minister previously announced that Israel is planning to construct 851 new residential units in several Jewish settlements in the Palestinian West Bank.
The creeping annexation
East Jerusalem – Jewish fascists slash the tires of 14 cars and spray slogans such as "Death to Arabs", "Revenge", and "Ulpana" (illegal outpost of the Jewish Beit El settlement in the Palestinian West Bank which Israel's High Court had ordered demolished. Israel's military will provide caravans for Jewish settlers evacuated from the Ulpana Hill outpost).
Monday 11: In Jerusalem – At the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, ten slogans of protest graffiti in Hebrew are discovered in the open campus, a large part scrawled across the walls of the Warsaw Ghetto Square monument. One Hebrew slogan reads "If Hitler had not existed, the Zionists would have invented him." Another slogan is signed "world ultra-Orthodox Jewry". Some ultra-Orthodox Jews believe that a Jewish state can be established only after the coming of the Messiah, and that the State of Israel is therefore illegitimate.
East Jerusalem – Jewish fascists slash the tires of seven cars in the Arab neighbourhood Shuafat.
Jewish antiZionist
Wednesday 13, 3pm: In Ramat Gan, Israel – Jewish mafia leader NISSIM (אלפרון) ALPERON's vehicle (SUV) is destroyed by a bomb in another assassination attempt (the eighth).
Israel's Mafia
Monday 18: In Gaza, Palestine – After an Israeli airforce attack on a military compound in southern Gaza, HAMAS (originally sponsored by Israel as a counter to the PLO) announces that it has now resumed attacks on Israel, and fires ten grad rockets into Israel from Gaza. There are no reported injuries or damage.
Evening: The IDF strikes several locations in Gaza, killing four Palestinians and wounding five.
Tuesday 19: In Washington, USA – The Washington Post reports that the Flame espionage computer virus/worm was developed jointly by the United States and Israel, and involved the US National Security Agency (NSA), America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and Israel's military. The NSA, CIA, Pentagon, and Office of the Director of National Intelligence in the US declined to comment. (See: May 28, 2012, in Russia).
Palestine – A mosque in the village of Jab'a, south of Ramallah, is set alight by Jewish settlers. Hebrew graffiti messages of 'The war has begun' and 'You will pay the price' are spray-painted on the mosque's walls.
Wednesday 20: In Palestine-Israel – Two Palestinians, including a 14-year-old boy, are killed in an Israeli air strike on a farm in Zeitoun, east of Gaza City, medics report, and the boy's father is seriously wounded.
A missile fired by an Israeli aircraft kills a militant – named by health officials as Ghalib Armilat – as he rode his motorbike in the southern town of Rafah. Another militant is injured in the strike.
After dark, Israel launches more air strikes on what it calls Hamas security bases in Gaza, with medics saying two Palestinian boys were killed.
An Israeli military spokeswoman says 58 rockets and mortars hit southern Israel, causing eight persons to be treated for shock.
Israel's vigilantism
continues to fuel rockets
See: Tuesday July 13, 2010
Anat Hoffman & Torah Scroll
Thursday 21: In Jerusalem – Israeli police arrest and detain an Orthodox Jewish woman (DEB HOUBEN) from Boston, USA, for nearly four hours for "disturbing the peace" by wearing a prayer shawl around her shoulders instead of around her neck. She had led a prayer service at the Western Wall of about 65 people. She is eventually released with a 7-day restraining order from the Western Wall.
Chuck Robb
chuck him!
To legalise the illegal.
Jerusalem, Israel – A report on the legalization of Jewish Outposts in Palestine, by a panel headed by retired Supreme Court Justice Edmond Levy, is secretly submitted to the Prime Minister's office.
The panel’s members were meticulously chosen: Former Supreme Court Vice President Justice Edmund Levy (who had opposed the 2005 Gaza disengagement); former Tel Aviv District Court Judge Tchia Shapira who is a sister-in-law of right-wing ideologue Israel Harel; and Alan Baker whose professional positions are widely supported by the right-wing.
All their recommendations favour the claims of the illegal Jewish settlers in Palestine, except one – that judges in instances dealing with land claims should wear civilian clothes rather than uniforms "which is liable to contribute to the image of the panel in the eyes of the population." It ignores Israel's signed Oslo Accord agreements regarding the Palestinians.
(The report is eventually released/published on Monday 9 July 2012).
In the USA – Influential ex-senator and current co-chair of the US Bipartisan Policy Center, CHARLES (Chuck) SPITTAL ROBB, calls on the US Congress to fund and supply Israel with KC-135 aerial refueling military aircrafts and 200 GBU-31 bunker-busting bombs (which penetrate bunkers 65-yards deep and have enhanced accuracy, of which the US currently has only 20) to supplement the 100 GBU-28 bunker-busters (supplied to Israel in 2006, used against Gaza smuggling tunnels), in order to enable an Israeli aerial attack on Iran and its possible consequences, as an 'aid' to negotiation. (See 'In Iran' below).
Iran – Venezuela has transferred at least one American made F-16 fighter jet to Iran in an attempt to help it calibrate its air defences, in preparation for a possible Israeli or US strike on its nuclear facilities. It also begins long-range missile exercises for a possible attack on all US military basis in the region in the case on an American attack on its facilities. (See 'In the USA' above).
Venezuelan military
aid to Iran
Brooklyn, New York, USA – Four men of the Orthodox Jewish community are charged with intimidation of the Jewish victim of sexual assault and of her witnesses, in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Kings County, cases 05219-2012; and 05221-2012.
The cases are the first to result from a new task force set up by Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes to address witness intimidation and harassment in child sex-abuse cases in the Orthodox Jewish community.
Monday 25: In Jerusalem, Israel – Twelve internal auditors from various government ministries petition Israel's High Court (citing as respondents: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman, and Civil Service Commissioner Moshe Dayan) that they are unable to fulfil their mandated duties because their staffing budgets are at the mercy of the politicians whose conduct they audit and that their salaries contain variable components, including overtime hours and duty shifts, which are dependent on the monthly approval of the people they monitor.
corruption controls disabled
28: In South Africa – South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan receives a hand-delivered note from an Israeli source threatening a cyber attack “against South Africa’s banking and financial sectors”. It gives the South African government 30 days to achieve the “discontinuation of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign and the removal and prosecution of some unidentified individuals linked to BDS”.
South Africa
Cologne, Germany – The Cologne District Court rules that circumcision is a "serious and irreversible interference in the integrity of the human body" and therefore a crime. The decision comes after a Muslim doctor circumcised a four-year-old boy at the request of the boy's parents and the boy was subsequently treated for bleeding. Jewish and Muslim groups have protested against the Court's finding for its serious implications for such religious practice. The Coordinating Council of Muslims in Germany calls the ruling a 'massive intrusion on religious freedom and on parents' rights.' The Central Council of Jews in Germany warns that the ruling 'would make Jewish life in Germany practically impossible' for Israel's Covenant of Sinai (Lev.12:3) requires that all Jewish boys be circumcised on the eighth day after their birth.
Circumcision precedent
in Germany
has been selling nuclear-armed submarines to Israel over the past fifteen years. Israel now has three, with a fouth and fifth on the way and sixth in the pipeline by 2017. Sale of up to nine submarines is contemplated by both sides. the nukes on board the Dolphins will offer Israel a “second strike” capacity against any enemy who thinks to level a crippling pre-emptive blow against it. Ostensibly, this will make a power like Iran, after it would get nuclear weapons (if it would), think twice about using the nukes since Israel’s cruise missiles will level entire Iranian cities.
London, UK – After an investigative-visit to Israel and Palestine which finds serious deficiencies, a delegation of British lawyers publishes a report on Palestinian children held in custody (prison) by Israel's military authorities, concluding –
Of our general recommendations, we would highlight these:
•  International law, international humanitarian law and the UNCRC apply to the Occupied Palestinian Territories and therefore should be fully and effectively implemented.
•  The international legal principle of the best interests of the child should be the primary consideration in all actions concerning children, whether undertaken by the military, police, public or private welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities or legislative bodies.
•  Israel should not discriminate between those children over whom it exercises penal jurisdiction.
•  Military law and public administration should deal with Palestinian children on an equal footing with Israeli children. (Emphasis mine).
• Greg Davies
• Jayne Harrill
• Marianna Hildyard QC
• Judy Khan QC
• Jude Lanchin
• Marc Mason
• Frances Oldham QC
• The Rt Hon the Baroness Patricia Scotland of Asthal QC
• The Rt Hon Sir Stephen Sedley
(Click to download the Full Report, or for an Executive Summary).
British legal investigation into Palestinian children in Israel's military prisons.

Thursday 5: In Brussels, Belgium – The European Parliament votes (for 291, against 274, abstentions 39) to call on Israel to stop its implementation of its Prawer Plan concerning unregistered Bedouin villages. The resolution reads –
Whereas Arab Bedouins are indigenous people leading a sedentary and traditionally agricultural life on their ancestral lands and are seeking formal and permanent recognition of their unique situation and status;
Whereas Arab Bedouin communities, threatened by Israeli policies undermining their livelihoods and including forced transfer, are a particularly vulnerable population both in the occupied Palestinian Territory and in the Negev;
European Parliament calls for the protection of the Bedouin communities of the West Bank and in the Negev, and for their rights to be fully respected by the Israeli authorities, and condemns any violations (e.g. house demolitions, forced displacements, public service limitations); calls also, in this context, for the withdrawal of the Prawer Plan by the Israeli Government." (Emphasis mine).
European Parliament condemns Israel's policy toward the Bedouin.
Friday 6: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA – The 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church votes to boycott West Bank Jewish settlement goods, such as "Ahava" cosmetics and "Hadiklaim" products.
    Wednesday 11: In the Persian/Arabian Gulf – The USA, in its support of Israel, begins building up its military preparedness for a conflict with Iran by deploying dozens of unmanned underwater craft in order to seek and destroy any underwater mines that may be used to close Iran's Strait of Hormuz to international shipping. These remote controlled miniature submarines (SeaFoxes) are equipped with a camera, homing sonar and an explosive charge. The US has also deployed four MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopters and four minesweeping ships in the region, in addition to two aircraft carriers and a squadron of F-22 fighters previously deployed to the region.
This is in response to the possible closing of Hormuz by Iran in response to American international oil sanctions (generated from Israel's fear that Iran is attempting to develop a nuclear device, of which Israel has more than four hundred and also does not allow UN inspections).
US naval build-up
near Iran

Nat. Union MK Ben-Ari
ripping a New Testament
to pieces
Monday 16: In India – The government of India bars Israel Military Industries, as well as five other foreign defence contractors, from bidding for its defence contracts for 10 years following a 2009 probe that implicates the blacklisted firms in bribing Sudipta Ghosh, the former director of Ordnance Factories, and other officers to win six contracts.
Tuesday 17: In Jerusalem – Israeli Member of Parliament (Knesset) for the National Union Party, MICHAEL BEN-ARI, openly rips up a copy of the New Testament from the Bible Society in Israel and throws it in the trash, saying –
"Millions of Jews were murdered in the name of the New Testament, this revolting book brought massacres of Jews in the [Spanish] Inquisition and throughout history"
According to this National Union MK, the Bible Society wanted to "step on the corpses of the millions of martyrs that were murdered because of their Judaism." Ben-Ari accuses Israel's Likud party of accepting donations from Evangelicals, saying that he, like his ideological forbearer Kach leader Rabbi Meir Kahane, will not accept a cent from non-Jews.
This demonstrates that the written Word of God was not given to the world or any segment of it. It was given to believers only. The believers themselves are God's Word to this world (2 Cor.3:3).
Wednesday 18: In Burgas airport, Bulgaria – Swedish citizen MEHDI GHEZALI (33) traveling under the name of 'Jacque Felipe Martin' on a US passport detonates himself to kill a bus-load of Israeli tourists. Seven Israelis are killed and 33 injured. GHEZALI had previously been held in the US Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba as an 'unlawful combatant' after his arrest in Pakistan for alleged al-Qa'eda links. Israeli officials believe the attack is in revenge for Israel's assassinations of Iranian scientists, whereas Iran condemned the Bulgarian attack.
tit-for-tat in
Israel's dirty war
Rabbi YOSEF SHALOM ELYASHIV (1910-2012), the spiritual leader of "Lithuanian" ultra-Orthodoxy passes away this day at the age of 102, with over 1,000 living descendants via his 12 children. He taught that Jews should not visit Temple Mount in Jerusalem, where the second Jewish temple was destroyed by Romans in 70 AD. He believed that Jews were not ritually pure enough to set foot there today and that visits could cause bloodshed since al-Aqsa mosque, the third most holy site in Islam, was built in the same location.
In West Bank, Palestine – The number of attacks by Jewish settlers on Palestinians now reaches fifty for this month alone.  
In Israel
the Tal Law officially expires. More than 50,000 yeshiva students who have legally deferred national service suddenly become automatically obliged to perform military service. (see: February 2012, High Court ruling).

Saturday 4: In Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine – Israel's denial of entry to Palestine of four of twelve ministers of the Non-Alignments Movement (including Egypt, South Africa, and Colombia) scheduled to attend an official meeting with senior Palestinian officials causes the cancellation of the Sunday afternoon international meeting . Palestinian Foreign Minister RIYAD AL-MALKI states –
"Israel’s denial of entry to the foreign ministers who were coming to participate in the Non-Aligned Movement meeting in Ramallah is a blatant and crude exercise of power and a form of political siege."
Israel's destructive behaviour
    Tuesday 7: In Oslo, Sweden – The humanitarian aid ship SV Estelle, a 53-metre vessel backed mainly by Swedish and Norwegian groups, sets sail as organizers hope other ships will join it during its journey to the Gaza Strip in defiance of Israel's military blockade of Gaza.  
Sunday 12: In Israel – Israel's Jaffa military court approves a plea bargain between the prosecution and accused ('Staff Sgt. S' of Givati Brigade) for opening fire and shooting to death an unarmed 64-year-old Palestinian mother (Raya Salama Abu Hajaj) and her 35-year-old daughter (Majda Abu Hajaj) in Gaza, January 4, 2009, even though they were waving a white flag at the time, to only 45-days imprisonment (by reducing the charge to one of 'illegal use' of a firearm) – so 22½-days imprisonment per person killed!
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victims were among a group of Palestinian families (women and children) who had been ordered by Israel's military to evacuate their homes during Israel's Cast Lead military campaign in Gaza. The unwarranted killing of the two women had been investigated and reported on by the UN Goldstone Commission.
Thursday 16: In West Bank, Palestine – Jewish settlers attack a Palestinian taxi carrying six Palestinians of the same family with a fire-bomb, destroying the taxi and seriously injuring the family. (See: Friday, Netanyahu).
Friday 17: In Zion Square, Jerusalem – Dozens of Jewish youths shouting "Death to Arabs" brutally attack four young Palestinians walking quietly on Ben Yehuda Street, in an attack that an observer describes as a "lynch-mob". One of the victims, Jamal Julani, after resuscitation is admitted to intensive care at Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Karem, in critical condition and on a respirator.
According to Jerusalem police the vicious attack on the Palestinian teens was passively watched by hundreds of onlookers.
(On Wednesday 22, the Speaker of Israel's parliament, MK Reuven Rivlin, visits Julani is hospital and apologises on behalf of the State of Israel for the 'attempted lynch' in Jerusalem).
Jewish racism again!
Israel's Prime Minister NETANYAHU sends a message to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud ABBAS regarding the Thursday fire-bomb attack on a Palestinian taxi, saying that he views the incident as being very severe.
Tuesday 21: Chancellor MERKEL of Germany phones Israel's Prime Minister NETAYAHU to ask him not to order a unilateral Israeli attack against Iranian nuclear facilities at this present time, but to give more time for sanctions and diplomacy to work before any such attack is made
Merkel phones
Netanyahu on Iran
Sunday 26: Israel tries to press the US to support an attack on presumed nuclear weapons development facilities in Iran, even though Israel's own cabinet remain equally divided on the issue.
Tuesday 28: In Northern Israel – Israeli mafia leader AIMEN KARAJA (32) of the Karaja crime family is arrested for extortion, threatening an official and money laundering.
Jerusalem – A special envoy from the British government makes a secret visit for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak to warn against any uncoordinated Israeli strike on Iran at this time.
UK on Iran
Jerusalem's Hurva Synagogue (renovated at public expense) In a 'day of introspection and prayer' held by the Komemiut organization to mark seven years since the dismantling of the illegal Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip, Rabbi ELYAKIM LEVANON (who holds the state-funded position of Regional Rabbi of the Samaria Regional Council) declares –
"Whoever raises a hand on [the illegal Jewish settlement of] Migron his hand will be cut off" and
"the Prime Minister should also know this. There is a Law and a Judge"
as a threat against Benjamin Netanyahu (emphasis mine). Levanon later clarified his words, saying that he did not mean to call upon anyone to physically harm Benjamin Netanyahu for allowing Migron's removal – he had meant divine retribution.
Migron is built partly on private Palestinian land.

Wednesday 5: In Russia – Deputy Foreign Minister SERGEI RYABKOV warns Israel that a strike by Israel on Iran
"would be harmful, literally disastrous for regional stability, and would set off deep shocks in the security and economic spheres that would reverberate far beyond the boundaries of the Middle East region".
Russia on Iran
Monday 17 night: In Latrun, Israel – At the 1890 Christian Monastery, Jewish vandals set fire to a wooden door, and scrawl graffiti such as "Jesus is a monkey" and "Migron" on the religious building. Israeli police report that, from other signs, they suspect that Hareidi religious Jews are the vandals.
Jewish vandalism
Tuesday 18: In Ramallah, Palestine – Chief Palestinian negotiator SAEB EREKAT says Israel has sabotaged all attempts to revive the peace process, forcing the Palestinian Authority to consider withdrawing from the 1993 Oslo Accords with Israel. The Oslo Accords were a set of mutually agreed upon general principles regarding the establishment of self-governance of the Palestinian territories. A five-year interim period of Palestinian self-governance was declared and final status negotiations were set for a later date, which was intended to lead to a final peace agreement but it never has.
Thursday 20: In Israel – Senior Israeli politician YOSSI BEILIN in a TV interview calls on the Palestinian President to get rid of the Oslo agreement because "it destroyed Palestinians". BEILIN, considered to be the architect behind the 1993 Oslo accord, says that Mahmoud Abbas has to to get rid of the agreement in order to protect the interests of his people.
"Oslo destroyed and wasted the Palestinian issue,... If Abbas wants to keep his people, he needs to cancel it, dissolve the Palestinian Authority and put the whole Palestinian burden onto Israel. ...The PA has to be dissolved and Israel has to pay the salaries of teachers, doctors and police. ...Continued support for the PA is support for Netanyahu, who is doing his best to keep an 'empty Oslo' alive."
Oslo Accords
in question.
23: In Iran – In response to Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu increasing hints that Israel could strike Iran's nuclear sites and his criticism of U.S. President Barack Obama's position that sanctions and diplomacy should be given more time to stop Iran getting the atomic bomb, Iranian brigadier general Amir Ali Hajizadeh, of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, states on Iran's state-run Arabic language Al-Alam television that –
"Iran will not start any war, but it may launch a pre-emptive attack if it was sure that it's enemies are putting the final touches to attack it. We cannot imagine the Zionist regime starting a war without America's support. Therefore, in case of a war, we will get into a war with both of them and we will certainly get into a conflict with American bases. In that case, unpredictable and unmanageable things would happen and it could turn into a World War Three." (emphasis mine).
Iran has denied it is seeking weapons capability and says its atomic work is peaceful, aimed only at generating electricity.
military readiness
24: In the USA – Pro-Israel 'American Freedom Defense Initiative' sponsors provocative anti-Islam ad in ten York City subway stations equating Muslim Jihad with savagery.
"In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man support Israel/Defeat Jihad."
The provocative ad has been plastered on San Francisco city buses in recent weeks. The American Freedom Defense Initiative (executive director Jewish Pamela Geller) gained notoriety when it opposed the creation of a Muslim community center near the site of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed in the September 11, 2001 al-Qa'eda attacks on the World Trade Center.
Provocative American Zionism
The Palestinian
National Authority commences discussions with Israel over the possible development of the Gaza oil field.
The Palestinian Authority awarded British Gas a 25-year exploration licence for the entire marine area of offshore Gaza in 1999. British Gas (BG) holds a 90% interest in the oil field, but BG's stake will reduce to 60% if the Palestinian Investment Fund (PIF) and Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) decide to exercise their options. PIF and CCC would subsequently hold 30% and 10% interests respectively. The major hurdle for the development of the Gaza field has been the dispute between Israel and the Palestinians over Palestinian territorial waters. Under international law, the area containing the gas field belongs to the Palestinians.
Gaza Oil

The Israeli military begins sending recruitment orders to some 15,000 ultra-Orthodox/Haredi Jews of recruitment age. Meanwhile, orders are not followed up, as deliberations on a new law continue. (see. July, and the February 2012 High Court ruling on the Tal Law).
20: The Israeli navy attacks Swedish aid ship Estelle in international waters while sailing to Gaza.
See Israeli Navy Attack
(ignore YouTube ads).
Gaza, Palestine – NOAM CHOMSKY visits Gaza on a fact finding trip from 25 to 30. (See: Chomsky Report).
Palestine Arises
Zionist-fascism has made a two state solution impossible, so that nothing but a secular unitary state is now possible for real peace in Israel-Palestine.

live reports

Sunday 4: In Gaza Strip, Palestine – Israeli security forces shoot a mentally unfit man approaching the border fence and prevent Palestinian medics from reaching him for hours, causing him to die from what are thought to be treatable injuries.
Thursday 8: Israeli forces shoot Ahmed Younis Khader Abu Daqqa playing soccer with his friends 1,500 metres from an Israeli military post by firing a bullet through his abdomen. He dies soon after. Ahmed was 13.
Monday 12: In Palestine – The Israeli occupying force re-arrest MARWAN BARGHOUTI ('administrative detention' without charge, indefinitely) secretary-general of the Palestinian Legislative Council, an Italian-educated doctor and the father of five.
Saudi Arabia – President Omar Hassan AL-BASHIR, in a speech from the Sudanese embassy in Saudi Arabia broadcast on Sudan's Blue Nile TV, promises that Sudan will respond robustly to Israeli bombing of a Khartoum arms factory. BASHIR accuses Israel of carrying out an air strike on the Yarmouk weapons plant in the south of Khartoum, causing a blast that killed four people:
"Israel will remain the number one enemy, and we will not call them anything except 'the Zionist enemy'."
Wednesday 14: In Beit Ula, West Bank, Palestine – Israeli military forces escort a civil administration crew with bulldozers to Wadi al-Qatami in Beit Ula where they dig up olive fields, destroy three wells used for irrigation and demolish three sheds used by local farmers as storehouses. They uproot about 1,000 olive saplings and remove them on trucks (as reported by Beit Ula mayor: Muhammad al-Amlah).
The registered owners of the Palestinian agricultural land demolished by Israeli forces are –
Suleiman Darabei, Ibrahim al-Atrash, Tawfiq al-Uweiwi, Samih al-Amlah and his brother Muhammad.
Under Netanyahu's political leadership, Israel has cultivated a 'siege mentality' to help justify its aggressive right-wing actions. The current behaviour regarding Iran and Palestine needs to be seen in this light, as Netanyahu prepares for election in January 2013.
The Victims
In Gaza, Palestine – After successful mediation by Egypt to prevent escalation of the tit-for-tat attacks of militant's rockets and Israeli air force bombings, Israel's internal security service Shin Bet carries out a drone missile assassination in a public street on the head of the Hamas government's military and all civilian passengers in his car, thereby unleashing war . . .
Israel explains its bombing of two media buildings (including the offices of the BBC and the UK's Sky TV) as justified by it including "anti-Israel media", and shells the family home of the Hamas prime minister from its naval destroyer off shore.
The activist rocket barrage, causing 5 Israeli deaths, and Israel's military assaults, causing more than 160 deaths, continues for eight days.
This aggression by Israel is made possible by the diplomatic and intelligence protection provided to Israel by the United States of America which also vetoes any criticism of Israel by the UN Security Council.
mediation then again brings the conflict to a temporary halt, but with the agreed terms being differently reported by each side.
See document:
Palestinian Application
for UN Recognition

UN vote count:
FOR 138;

including USA, Israel, and states in the sphere of Jewish and American influence.

29: In New York – The Palestinian attempt at non-member-observer-state recognition by the United Nations –
• supported by Israel's former prime minister Ehud Olmert: and,
• opposed by the USA insisting that it must be the result of successful two-state negotiations with Israel (thereby allowing Israel to hold the process hostage as it continues to annex Palestinian land)
achieves majority support in the non-binding resolution of the United Nations General Assembly.
(The Palestinian Liberation Organization has held non-member-organisation observer status at the United Nations since 1974).
Israel's opposition appears to be their fear that with an accredited observer state status this would give the Palestinians membership in the International Criminal Court and so allow them to pursue charges of crimes against humanity concerning Israel's past actions against Palestinian civilians.
   So, apart from the United Nations non-member status-classification upgrade (from Palestinian 'organisation' to Palestinian 'state'), nothing is directly achieved, except to make the partisanship of US hypocrisy more visible to the rest of the world.
Of the Palestinian
political parties: FATAH (West Bank administration, as far as that is possible under Israeli occupation) is open to a two-state solution with Jewish Israel, whereas HAMAS, the elected government of Gaza, does not recognise Israel simply because it is committed to a single secular state solution in which all are treated as equal regardless of race or religion.
30: In New York – The United States criticises Israel's decision to authorise the construction of 3,000 more Jewish housing units in occupied East Jerusalem and the Palestinian West Bank.
Israel now also decides to withhold tax revenue from the Palestinian authority in retaliation for its enhanced status at the United Nations.
Approximately 700,000 Jewish Israelis live in more than 100 settlements built since its 1967 military occupation of the Palestinian West Bank and East Jerusalem. The Jewish settlements in Palestine are illegal under international law but are part of Israel's process of annexation of Palestinian land which makes a two-state solution to the conflict impossible; hence the Palestinian call for a halt to Jewish settlement-building as a precondition to recommencing peace negotiations (a precondition which the United States rejects).
See also:
In the UK
– Alexander Perepilichny dies while jogging near his home in a private Surrey estate. Traces of a chemical found in a poisonous plant, gelsemium elegans, are detected in his body. The inquest hears the 44-year-old was helping Hermitage Capital Management investigate a £ 150m money laundering case involving top Russian government officials. (See: Russia's KGB/FSB)
Russian government
Israel-Palestine 2012
See below

HEAR Miko Peled who was born in Jersusalem into a famous and influential Israeli Zionist family. His father was a famous General in the Israeli Army, in which Miko also served his time. When Miko's niece was killed by Palestinian suicide bombers, you may have expected the family to put Palestinians at fault, but surprisingly they blamed the state of Israel, and their violent torturing and persecution for driving people to such sadness that they would take their own lives.
   Through his father's deep knowledge of the Israeli war of terror, together with his own research, Miko Peled ruins the myths surrounding the Israel and Palestine situation, and delivers a truth so damning that many Jews and Israel supporters will not be able to bear it. He reveals facts such as the original expelled Jews are not the ones returning, and they are not their descendants either, covers the double standards regarding the right of return, which doesn't apply to Palestinians, and dispels the myth that there has been a conflict for ages by producing proof that it was peaceful up until 1947 when Israel launched their illegal attacks.
   Miko is just one of the many modern day Jews against Zionism and the state of Israel, and with the information he delivers in this astounding talk, it is not difficult to see why more and more Jews are rejecting Zionism and calling for the dismantling of Israel. It is a true eye-opener for anyone who has for too long been blinded by the fake misinformation given by the mainstream media, and the truths come straight from the heartland where he has spent many years documenting the real story.
Jewish settlers living
in the Palestinian terroritories often deceptively label their products as

"Made in Israel".
Friday 14:
In Israel – Following an indictment for fraud, AVIGDOR LIEBERMAN resigns as Israel's Foreign Affairs Minister and as Deputy Prime Minister.
Brussels (Eurpean Union) – the foreign ministers of the EU's 27 member states reiterate their –
"commitment to ensure continued, full and effective implementation of existing European Union legislation
and bilateral arrangements applicable to [Jewish] settlement products [from Palestinian territory]."
In other words, they intend to prohibit the sale of goods produced in the occupied territories – or at least as long as they are falsely labelled.
27: In Los Angeles, USA – Rabbi ABRAHAM COOPER (born 1950), a founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, publicly blacklists German journalist Jakob Augstein, publisher of the weekly newspaper Der Freitag and author of a regular column on Spiegel Online as an anti-Semite simply for his criticism of Israel's policies, and when contacted refuses to speak to him unless he apologises first.
Rabbinic Blindness.
Palestine – The commander of the Central Command of the Israeli Military has (illegally) annexed a total 8,000 Dunams of Palestinian land for the benefit of illegal Jewish settlements during 2012, bringing the total Palestinian lands annexed to 538,303 Dunams (133,017 Acres) in violation of International Law and the Fourth Geneva Convention to which Israel is a signatory.
(Source: Haaretz).
So the
'two-state solution' is
a propaganda myth
supported by the USA
Israel now
ranks as –
the world's sixth-largest exporter of arms

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