Can we all agree that this is unacceptable.
FREE THE SHMINISTIM – ISRAEL'S YOUNG CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS. The Shministim are Israeli high school students who have been imprisoned for refusing to serve in an army that occupies the Palestinian Territories.
J Street is the political arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. We seek to change the direction of American policy in the Middle East and to broaden the public and policy debate in the U.S. about the Middle East. We support strong American leadership to end the Arab-Israeli and Palestinian-Israeli conflicts peacefully and diplomatically...
Between a rock and a promised land.
I'm with Glenzilla and Bill Moyers on this... but few in the status quo seem to be.
....there are now 700 dead Palestinians -- at least 200 of them children -- and well over 1,000 wounded. Those numbers are not seriously doubted by anyone. By comparison, a total of 10 Israelis have died -- 10 -- almost all of them by "friendly fire."
Prime Minister Olmert... We back this guy blindly, like he was our grandpa.
The U.S. does enough on its own to make itself the target of worldwide anger. Why must it take on Israel's battles as well? greenwald for salon.com
And from another prominent lonely voice, Roseanne Barr
...the UN, and the civilized world. I am a grandmother, these dead palestinian children look just like my precious grandsons! No!! I will not stay silent. American jews must boycott the government of israel!! It is committing atrocities!!