Being a pragmatist I know that the world is against us. Yesterday I was interviewed by the NPR radio, and I think they were taken aback, by surprise by my bluntness, especially when I say that I really don't care what other countries etc say about us. I also don't care what our politicians and media say. They're not up to standard as moral compasses. Read more on Shiloh Musings and me-ander.And in case you're wondering, since Rosh Chodesh Tishrei is Rosh Hashannah, there won't be a Rosh Chodesh Prayer gathering for women at Tel Shiloh, but I highly recommend coming to Tel Shiloh during Chol Hamoed Succot, Monday and Tuesday September 27-28. There will be wonderful activities for the entire family. Details to follow.
The "PA" whatever you want to call him, Mahmoud Abbas, was just on the IBA and said very clearly that he's going to U.S. President Obama in Washington DC to "negotiate the end of the occupation." Peace isn't on the menu.
Read his lips.
Abbas, in a televised speech on Sunday night, expressed hope that the Palestinians would find a partner in Israel “that would be capable of making major and responsible decisions to end the occupation and ensure real security for both Israelis and Palestinians.”
Abbas noted that the Quartet statement had “stressed the need to end the occupation
that began in 1967, including that of east Jerusalem.” (complete article