May 11, 2010

Quote of the Day

"The struggle for Jerusalem is a struggle for truth. No other nation has the same ties as we do to Jerusalem – but there is also no nation that has allowed so much freedom of worship to others. We are building the city. We will continue to build it and ensure it thrives."

- Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, kicking off the 43rd Jerusalem Day

The Association for Civil Rights in Israel presents:

Human Rights in East Jerusalem: Facts and Figures 2010

"This past year East Jerusalem has been on everyone's agenda, making headlines in Israel and abroad. Unfortunately, despite all this attention, the harsh reality of everyday life of 300,000 Palestinian Jerusalemites remains unknown, ignored by both the authorities and the public..."


  1. I would like to ask Bibi one question.

    Define "nation"? :-)

    He keeps telling the world that they are not going to stop no matter what.

  2. From Haaretz
    "Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin, Justice Minister Yaakov Ne'eman and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat also talk part in Jerusalem Day ceremonies at the yeshiva, a self-proclaimed flagship institution for the religious Zionist movement.

    Barkat said: "We will continue to build in all parts of Jerusalem. The promise of a future Jerusalem with a Jewish majority is a strategic mission for all of us."

  3. There goes Obama's "assurances" of Israel's behavior. And to top it off, he wants Abbas to enter direct negotiations as soon as possible. To Obama a two-state solution means one thing: the 2012 US presidential election.