If what all those unscrupulous “new age” authors and their acid-casualty devotees say is true, we are only a week away from the end of the world as we know it. As much as I want to believe that this nightmare known as civilization is about to get put out if its misery, I can’t quite convince myself of it.… [Read more]
After UN Passes Resolution For Palestinian Statehood Israel Responds By Giving The Entire World the Middle Finger
On September 23, 2011 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas presented UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon an application for full membership. In the application President Abbas wrote, “the State of Palestine affirms its commitment to the achievement of a just, lasting and comprehensive resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict based on the vision of two states living side by side in peace and security.”
On cue, the Israeli Prime Minister retorted stating the bid would not succeed and called on leaders throughout the international community to oppose the effort.… [Read more]
Just last week, on November 29th, 2012, the General Assembly of the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to recognize a Palestinian state and grant it non-member observer UN status.
This, of course, is not the first time that a Palestinian Arab state has been proposed and it probably won’t be the last, for the UN vote was largely symbolic, at least as things stand today.… [Read more]
Let’s start with defining Zionism; Zionism is a nationalist call to establish a Jewish state, which is defined by a nation of mostly individuals of Jewish descent. But, you may ask, isn’t that what Israel is? And you would be correct. Zionism was founded due to Jewish disbursement under Roman rule in 70 AD. It was given its name and officially recognized as a movement in 1897 by Theodor Herzl.… [Read more]
After months of arguments in favor and opposing, pleas and petitions, November 29, 1947 the United Nations voted to approve Resolution 181, the partition of a Jewish state and Arab state. The vote was 33 in favor, 13 opposed and 10 abstentions. Quite naturally the Resolution was rejected by the Arab nations, Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon, Iran and others.… [Read more]
On Tuesday, October 18, 2011 the entire Israeli public shouted at the top of their lungs: Hallelujah as Israel’s lone, kidnapped soldier crossed the border from the Gaza Strip after five years and four months (1940 days) in captivity. He returned to the land of milk and honey (but no oil, unfortunately) and to his family.… [Read more]
Our goals at BorderlessNewsandViews.com include eradicating the walls that arise between people and presenting you with ‘the other side of the news’. We’re on the lookout for creative people who help us learn about ourselves — and the things that make us more…human.
The inaugural ‘Breaking Borders’ post is an interview with Ms.… [Read more]