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These are the Israeli leaders who want to destroy al-Aqsa by Dan Cohen

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Yisrael Ariel, the chief rabbi of the Temple movement, articulated an apocalyptic end times scenario in 2015.

“[God] is the one who commanded us to go from city to city conquering them, and to impose the seven laws [of the Sons of Noah] throughout the world,” Ariel said.

Ariel added that if Muslims and Christians “raise the flag of [surrender] and say, ‘From now on, there is no more Christianity and no more Islam,’ and the mosques and Christian spires come down,” then they would be allowed to live. “If not,” he warned, “you kill all of their males by sword. You leave only the women.”

“We will conquer Iraq, Turkey [and] we will get to Iran too,” Ariel proclaimed.

Ariel is the founder and head of the Temple Institute, the government-funded group that has published detailed blueprints and a computer animation of what the Temple, to be built over the ruins of al-Aqsa, will look like.

The Temple Institute has received funding from Israel’s education ministry to develop a curriculum to instill “longing for the Temple” in children as young as those attending kindergarten. In 2013, Israel’s mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkatpresented Ariel with an award for his organization’s work.

This genocidal ideology is rooted in religious Zionism and its political wing is represented by the Jewish Home party… This messianic extremism has taken hold in the Likud Party of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as well.

Continue reading at https://electronicintifada.net/content/these-are-israeli-leaders-who-want-destroy-al-aqsa/21166

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Why I’m not discussing genocide in Jerusalem by Martin Shaw

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Thus far, I am sympathetic to the ambitions for this conference. Its programme is impressive. My absence, however, is not accidental. It is one thing to avoid political commitments, as INOGS has managed to do up to now. It is another, when holding an event in a site of conflict, to accept the position advocated by one side and to reject the position adopted by the other. Whether INOGS likes it or not, the academic boycott of Israel is part of this conflict.

Continue reading at https://martinshaw.org/2016/06/24/why-im-not-discussing-genocide-in-jerusalem/

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South Africa’s CSVR Withdraws from Genocide Studies Conference in Israel by PACBI

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CSVR has shown with this decision admirable consistency with its mission of social justice, sustainable peace and human rights. CSVR stated in a statement that it “cannot turn a blind eye to the nature of the location and the host institutions for the conference.”..We thank also our partner BDS South Africa for making CSVR aware of the Palestinian appeal for a boycott of the conference and the facts about the Hebrew University role in colonizing Palestinian land and entrenching the Israeli occupation and apartheid.

Continue reading at http://pacbi.org/etemplate.php?id=2790

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Ashrawi warns Israel destroying Christian presence in the Holy Land at Middle East Christian confab

“But what is even more destructive is the deliberate Israeli policy of ethnic cleansing in Area C and in Jerusalem. Israelis get very upset when we use terms like Ethnic Cleansing or like Genocide or like War Crimes or Massacres,” Ashrawi said. “And I tell Israelis if the word disturbs you, you should see the actions. If you don’t like the word, then don’t do it. If you don’t like being described as the country that uses war crimes and ethnic cleansing than stop using ware crimes and ethnic cleansing and we won’t use the language. It is the action itself that is the significant part.”

Continue reading at http://thearabdailynews.com/2014/10/19/ashrawi-warns-israel-destroying-christian-presence-holy-land-middle-east-christian-confab/

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Brazilian labor unions, political parties, social movements support Khalida Jarrar

We, the undersigned, denounce the invasion carried out by the Israeli army into the home of Palestinian Member of Parliament Khalida Jarrar, and the Israeli authorities’ military order, read by the soldiers, ordering Khalida to leave Ramallah to Jericho, which she would be forbidden to leave – which means, in practice, that she will be detained and may not exercise her mandate.

This is an illegal and illegitimate act by the Israeli authorities, who once again are dealing with the Palestinian parliamentarians with total disregard, as if they had command authority over them. Recall that Israel, as the occupying power, has a duty to protect the Palestinian civilian population in the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza under international law, rather than persecuting, oppressing and massacring them.

This only strengthens our repudiation of the genocide committed by Israeli against the poeple of Gaza, and the systematic persecution of the inhabitants of the West Bank and Jerusalem with illegal arrests and home demolitions.

Continue reading at http://samidoun.net/category/campaigns/khalida-jarrar/page/3/

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