Revolution, Terrorism or Civil Disobedience gone Global?

In these modern times, our world seems to be walking backwards, repeating history over and over again, now including peaceful Canada. Not only has it been tested, but it has forever altered how we see ourselves as "peacekeeping" Canadians. No longer can we say that terrorism is something that happens "over‎ there": in Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, the United Kingdom, the United States. We are now a part of that unfortunate list. Is this a statement of truth or a reactionary opinion … [Read more...]

Lily Safra – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this power of example for all Women Taking Action. Through all the twists and turns of 'life', including family death and divorce, this woman has achieved a thriving life in the world of philanthropy that has bettered the lives of women and children in over 40 countries in areas of education, science and medicine, religion, culture, and humanitarian relief.     WOMAN of ACTION™     Lily … [Read more...]

PASSOVER celebrated this year MAR 25 – APRIL 2, 2013

13 things you need to know for Passover 2013 1. When does Passover 2013 begin and how long does it last? Passover 2013 begins at sundown on Monday, March 25th. That is the date, this year, which corresponds to the 15th of Nissan, the day according to the Bible, on which the first Passover occurred and on which all subsequent Passovers always begin. The holiday lasts for 7 days in Israel and 8 days everywhere else, reflecting a long-held custom honoring the fact that maintaining an … [Read more...]

Hanukkah, ה or חנוכה, Ḥănukkāh celebrated December 8 – 16, 2012

  Alternative spellings: Spelling variations due to transliteration of Hebrew Chet Nun Vav Kaf Hey In Hebrew, the word Hanukkah is written חֲנֻכָּה or חנוכה (Ḥănukkāh). It is most commonly transliterated to English as Chanukah or Hanukkah, the former because the sound represented by "CH" ([χ], similar to the Scottish pronunciation of "loch") does not exist in the English language. Furthermore, the letter "chet" (ח), which is the first letter in the Hebrew spelling, is pronounced … [Read more...]

Targeting Apartheid with David Austin via Agnes Mutongoi Maluki

Targeting Israeli Apartheid picks out Barclays Bank as the British bank with the most substantial investments in Israeli companies, including companies based in Israeli settlements. The book goes on to examine the investments of several British universities and UK pension funds revealing investments in companies based in Israeli settlements and arms companies supplying weapons to the Israeli state. Finally, the book shows how charities registered in the UK donate to the Israeli army and … [Read more...]

GAZA: WHO/WHAT is the Real Force behind the HATRED?

QUESTION: " WHO/WHAT is the Real Force Behind the Scenes in the Strip?" WHEN will there be the One to achieve a Solution? Is this Biblical perpetuation and/or is there ever meant to BE a Solution? Palestinians say Gaza under major assault Air Force strikes numerous sites in Strip overnight, Palestinian sources say; Hamas targets hit, casualties reported.Meanwhile, Palestinian Authority warns Israel to act ‘responsibly’ in wake of terror offensive that … [Read more...]

Embassy of Israel in Egypt – PMO makes Statement

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the attack on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo     September 10, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the attack on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo: "Our Government strongly condemns the attack on the Embassy of Israel in Egypt. "We call upon the Government of Egypt to abide by its responsibility under the Vienna Convention and take all measures necessary to protect … [Read more...]

Avaaz.org ~ Palestine’s bid to become the 194th country.

In less than 48 hours, the UN Security Council will meet again to discuss Palestine's bid to become the 194th country. Already 700,000 of us have joined the campaign. But we need more of us to shift key countries to vote in favour. Avaaz has made a powerful short video that tells the real story and why this is the best chance for peace. Click to watch it and send it to everyone -- let's get 1 million signers now: www.avaaz.org/mepeace As violence sparks again and tensions … [Read more...]

Yom Kippur – Wed, September 26, 2012

A Celebration of Women sends our blessings to all the Women of our World and families that are celebrating the High Holiday of YOM KIPPUR. Yom Kippur is probably the most important holiday of the Jewish year. Many Jews who do not observe any other Jewish custom will refrain from work, fast and/or attend synagogue. services on this day. Yom Kippur occurs on the 10th day of Tishri.     YOM KIPPUR - Wed, September 26, 2012       Yom Kippur (Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר‎, IPA: [ˈjom … [Read more...]

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