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Can't buy me happiness (with your revenge).

I’m not Iraqi, so I’m certainly not an Iraqi victim of Saddam Hussein’s reign of horror. But I can say this: in the following quote I found in Haaretz just now, you can find the major misconception apparent in too many conflicts that people sloppily attempt to patch up. “Now all the victims’ families will […]

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What is NOT a cease-fire.

Does anyone hear something wrong with this Jerusalem Post headline from yesterday? Palestinians: Israeli attacks on Kassams ‘will end cease-fire’ Guys? Do you call continuous launching Kassams over the border to the Negev a cease-fire? What about the two seriously injured teenage boys who couldn’t get to a shelter in time on Tuesday? Is that […]

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It hurts.

“Several haredi MKs received a letter on Wednesday threatening to rape girls in the haredi community if any marchers in the upcoming Gay Pride Parade were harmed.” “For every marcher you hurt, 10 religious girls will be raped,” the letter said. “We swear to take revenge on you with the full gravity of the law. […]