Monthly Archives: August 2009

DNA evidence may be falsified

Nucleix Researchers Discover DNA Evidence May Easily Be Falsified Company Develops New Detection Technology for Preventing Biological Identity Theft TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ — Nucleix, Ltd., an emerging life science company specializing in forensic DNA analysis, announced that … Continue reading

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Muslim conflict and refugees

YEMEN: Fighting forces 120,000 people to flee Photo: ICRC The ICRC and Yemen Red Crescent Society prepare the distribution of food and essential items to conflict-displaced civilians in Saada Province SANAA , 16 August 2009 (IRIN) – Nearly 120,000 people … Continue reading

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Religious leaders promote tolerance

European Muslim and Jewish Leaders Visit America Interfaith dialogue seeks to foster understanding By Ahmed Mohamed, Ameerica.gov, Staff Writer 11 August 2009 Washington — A delegation of European imams and rabbis spent five days in Washington and New York in … Continue reading

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Words matter

Do Not Lump Israel With Terrorists in ‘Cycle of Violence’ Even if the incessant Palestinian refrain of an Israeli "occupation" were not concocted, and even if the ritualistic claims of "stolen Palestinian land" made any historical or legal sense, there … Continue reading

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Defending Israel

The anger, angst, anguish and frustrations of an Israel advocate A novel technique for combating the vilification of Israel See Also: Broken Record Response                Derriere Diplomacy By Israel Zwick, CN Publications, August 10, 2009 “If Israel is such an … Continue reading

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Settlements are not a problem

Unsettling Thoughts About The Settlements Part of the problem is a lack of awareness of the geographical, social and cultural dynamics of Israeli life, first-hand. And part is the discomfort many American Jews feel in Israel being seen as the … Continue reading

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Palestinians responsible for their misfortune

The Palestinians deserve the scolding that they got from Saudi King Abdullah The world is witnessing an unprecedented international push for a resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, but both Fatah and Hamas have proven unable to capitalize on this momentum. … Continue reading

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Jewish Names

How Jews got their Names…. DON’T MISS THE YIDDISH POEM AT THE END. Other than aristocrats and wealthy people Jews did not get surnames in Eastern Europe until the Napoleon years of the early 19th century. Most of the Jews … Continue reading

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