Posts Tagged ‘Jews’

Al Jazeera will unleash in the next 4 days, the largest-ever leak of confidential documents related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. From Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks, to the U.N.’s investigation in Lebanon’s Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri’s assassination, leaking documents has become fashionable. In the hope, that some seriousness is taken by the mass to act upon. Wikileaks confirmed […]


Say what you will about the tenets of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s politics, but at least he has a sense for the theatrical. Iran’s president said Monday that he would like to hold a meeting with President Obama when he visits New York in September for all the world to see. I will be ready for talks, […]


Helen Thomas, a Lebanese immigrant, author and former news service reporter, Hearst Newspapers columnist, and member of the White House Press Corps, has covered the administrations of ten presidents in a career spanning nearly sixty years. Helen Thomas issued the following statement today:  “I deeply regret my comments I made last week regarding the Israelis and […]


I’m a fervent fan of Family Guy (watch all episodes), to my shock many in Lebanon are still not aware of such humour. This comes a bit late for an introduction with Season 8. Relations between Catholicism and Judaism Continuing tensions in the Middle East impacts on the relations between Jews and Catholics in the […]


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Renovation of the dilapid­ated synagogue in Beyrouth’s Centre-Ville began on the weekend after ayears-long delay, according to the Lebanese Jewish Community Council. Beirut’s oldest and last remaining synagogue Maghen Abraham in Wadi Abou Jamil, damaged by Israeli shelling during Israel’s 1982 invasion, is finally undergoing much-needed restoration after suffering several set-backs. The damage meant the […]


“The Obama Speech”, as in the historic speech U.S. President Barak Obama gave to the University of Cairo on June 4, 2009.


I stayed up till 3 am to listen to Obama’s speech on Al Jazeera English. I doubted he would mention Lebanon, as the country is traversing Parliamentary Elections. U.S. President Barak Hussein Obama addressed the whole Muslim world from Cairo. My jaw dropped while chewing, as the U.S. president mentioned the Maronites in Lebanon, the […]


Hows that for a title? Israel, the Jewish state, since 1948 – has caused much help and damage to it’s neighbor to the north, Lebanon. Historically, it has been said, that Israeli Jews, and Lebanese Christians, have had des ententes, viewing it as a survival of existence “in a world of raging Islam”, as has […]



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