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A Loop de Loop of Violence

A Loop de Loop of Violence

I used to think a violent loop was something associated with dangerous roller coasters. But the New York Times looped me into a different understanding. In recent weeks, I’ve read in the pages of the Times how “Leaderless Palestinian Youth, Inspired by Social Media, Drive Rise in Violence in Israel” and how violent Palestinian music


Israel Arrests Inciting Al-Aqsa Preacher

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israeli police arrested an Islamic preacher known for his raging anti-Semitic sermons in the Al-Aqsa mosque. See Jerusalem Post coverage and Palestine Media Watch‘s background on Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi. Police took him into custody from his home. During his homily, Mughrabi had asserted that “the Children of Israel… would look for a

Breaking News: Facebook Shuts Down Third Intifada Group

Despite previous statements saying they would monitor but not remove the controversial Facebook group calling for a Third Intifada, Facebook administrators shut down the group early Tuesday morning in response to enormous pressure from pro-Israel activists. All links to the group now go to users personal Facebook profile. The group had been calling for a

Facebook refuses to remove group calling for Third Intifada

Update: about an hour after this post was published, Facebook shut down the group. All links to the group have been redirected to users’ personal profiles.   An Arabic-language Facebook group calling for a third Intifada against Israel has grown to 350,000 members by March 29th, a few days after Facebook said it was monitoring