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  1. Is Yiddish the language of the Jewish soul?

    09.21 / 22:00 mondoweiss.net Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte
    Abba Solomon see the film, The Golden Age of Second Avenue, a documentary love poem for Yiddish theater in NYC, from 1890s-1930s, as part of an effort to save the Yiddish legacy of New York's Lower East Side and observes, "The weight of memory, and the histories Jews tell of themselves, the tradition and experience we imagine we are heir to, shape the way the creation and conduct of the State of Israel is…
  2. Writers and artists declare solidarity with persecuted Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour

    09.21 / 22:00 mondoweiss.net Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte
    Jesse Rubin reports from a standing-room-only event in Brooklyn on free speech and Palestine solidarity in support of Dareen Tatour, a Palestinian poet under house arrest whose case has come to symbolize the absurdity of Israel’s selectively guaranteed right to free s…
  3. ‘I will make half of you disabled and let the other half push wheelchairs’ — Israeli commander to Pale

    09.21 / 22:00 mondoweiss.net Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte
    Al Jazeera reports on the increase in Palestinian injuries in one West Bank refugee camp: Most of the gunshot wounds were directed at the lower limbs of the youth in the camps, now commonly referred to as "kneecapping." Residents of the Dheisheh camp say that an Israeli army commander, who the youth in Dheisheh refer to as "Captain Nidal", has been threatening to intentionally disable Palestinians in the…
  4. Israeli rightist Smotrich lays out the vision for apartheid

    09.14 / 22:10 mondoweiss.net Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte
    Israeli lawmaker Bezalel Smotrich delivered his plan for the annexation of Palestinian territories and for how to handle the Palestinian population. It's called the 'Decision Plan', but its real name is Apartheid. Surrender or be…
  5. Israeli settlers raid two Palestinian villages, destroying 70 olive trees

    09.14 / 22:10 mondoweiss.net Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte
    A group of Israeli settlers from the infamously extremist Yitzhar settlement in the northern occupied West Bank district of Nablus uprooted 27 olive trees near the village of Burin on Wednesday. Last week settlers from Rechelim destroyed 43 olive trees in occupied…
  6. U.S. will ‘learn to co-exist’ with a nuclear North Korea, says New Yorker reporter

    09.14 / 22:10 mondoweiss.net Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte
    "Most of the people who specialize in this subject agree that we're probably going to end up in a situation where North Korea has nuclear weapons. It is a nuclear state, and we learn to co-exist with it." --Evan Osnos of The New Yorker on Fresh Air. So why isn't containment a policy for Iran,…