Posts tagged ‘Israel’

August 21, 2012

Finally! Idan Matalon’s Worldwide Clip Sync video.

June 26, 2012

“God doesn’t punish for a life of love.”

If we are to listen to bigots ( such as those coming out of the woodwork and living under pond scum in T&T) who maintain that the main point of being human is reproduction ( rather like rabbits or wildebeest ) then one should safely conclude that giving the world minor things like, I dunno, the computer and cracking the Enigma Code count  for nothing.  I suppose the same people who suggest that gay people are somehow effete and not capable of real love and bravery might also scoff at the life of the remarkable Gad Beck who showed exactly what real love is all about:

Perhaps the single most important experience that shaped his life was the wartime effort to rescue his boyfriend. Beck donned a Hitler Youth uniform and entered a deportation center to free his Jewish lover Manfred Lewin, who had declined to separate himself from his family.

The Nazis would later deport the entire Lewin family to Auschwitz, where they were murdered.

Read the rest in the Jerusalem Post here.

Never judge other people based on your own flawed moralistic preconceptions. And never express your ignorance while typing on a machine that wouldn’t exist were it not for those people you hate.

RIP Gad Beck.  Love is what makes us all human regardless of our orientation. Still, I wonder how many bigots could come even close to matching your bravery? I imagine none.

June 9, 2012

Message from Israel to Russia: We deserve to LOVE in our own way

May 8, 2012

Blow Mind New Video and Song by Asaf Avidan

Wow! Simply Wow!

 

April 19, 2012

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Via Stand With Us 

‎”Triumph of the Return” – On September 4, 2003, in a large ceremony, the Israeli Air Force flew three f-15 jets over the Auschwitz concentration camp in a show of the Jewish people’s continued strength and triumph over past adversities.During the Holocaust (1939-1945) 6 million Jews were murdered at the hands of the Nazis and their collaborators. Millions of Jews and other victims of the Nazis were imprisoned, enslaved and murdered at Auschwitz and her sister camps.This visit was a testament to the world that the saying “never again” is not just a slogan.Many of the participants were the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors.

April 11, 2012

April 3, 2012

Israel and the LGBT panel: Shunning dialogue insults democracy

THE SEATTLE TIMES
By, Rob Jacobs
April 3, 2012

SILENCING people “in the name of peace” is an insult to democratic values. But that’s what Stefanie Fox, a leader of Jewish Voice for Peace, promulgated when she argued in support of the Seattle LGBT Commission’s abrupt and impolitic decision to cancel a planned meeting with leaders of Israel’s three largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations. [“Sponsors weren’t here for open dialogue,” Opinion, March 27.]

It was a decision many city leaders immediately and publicly regretted and repudiated.

Fox argued the cancellation was appropriate because my organization, StandWithUs, helped organize the Israeli delegation’s visit.

Israel and the LGBT panel: Shunning dialogue insults democracy.

March 30, 2012

Idit Eshel – Good Night LIVE – עידית אשל – לילה טוב

Don’t know much about Idit Eshel but her music is beautiful and haunting. Given my strange mood of late her music is just perfect and tonight it is the ideal ending to a long but oddly fulfilling day.

If you love the music and want more – fear not! You can download it legally here.
Here is the info from the Idit Eshel Facebook page ( which you can subscribe to here):

Hometown תל אביב
Record Label Indie

Description
music Producer – Gedy Ronen
Piano,Fender roads, Programing – Gedy Ronen
Electric, acoustic & slide Guitars – Nir Geva
Bass – Eyal Ganor
Drums – Uriel Sverdin, Gili Lebovich

Biography
Idit Eshel – Are You Listening
Idit’s second album, an Israeli folk- rock, tells a story of a childhood in Kibbutz, Love and memories
אלבומה השני ” האם את מקשיבה” – הוא אלבום פולק – רוק
מסע “בחזרה הביתה” אל שנות ה- 70,לילדות בקיבוץ וסיפורי אהבה.
הפקה המוזיקאלית – גדי רונן (דבק, 1:1 )

Gender Female
Current Location TLV

March 26, 2012

Israel Reaches Out To Iran

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February 14, 2012

IDF Soldiers Wish You A Very Happy Valentine’s Day

Sooo cute.