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LORD said unto Abram ... 'I will make of thee a great nation, and I will
bless thee ...
And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed'" (Genesis 12:1-3)
"Thus saith the LORD God of Israel ... 'The LORD liveth ... which led the
seed of the house of Israel out of the north country,
and from all countries whither I had driven them; and they shall dwell in their own land'" (Jeremiah 23:2,8)
"Behold, He that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep" (Psalm 121:1-4)
(March 2003/August 2012)
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Rachel Corrie and Evergreen State (30 August 2012)
"Rachel was a student at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, when she proposed an independent study project for her senior year to establish a sister-city relationship between Olympia and Rafah ... Evergreen is a paradigm of the progressive cause-based model of education..."
Rachel Corrie DID Get College Credit for Joining ISM (30 August 2012)
"Yesterday, I asked whether Rachel Corrie received college credit for joining the ISM in Gaza. I based this on a 2003 article that said that all Evergreen students in Rafah were getting independent study credit..."
"Harriet Sherwood, on Aug. 28, filed three stories on the Rachel Corrie verdict, and quoted the Corrie family lawyer, Hussein Abu Hussein, in each one. Here's a passage from one..."
Who Killed Rachel Corrie? (29 August 2012)
"The parents of Rachel Corrie deserve Israel's condolences and sympathy for the loss of their daughter on March 16, 2003. But, like their daughter, they misdirected their anger and crusade for justice against Israel..."
"You'd be forgiven for glossing over the Guardian's daily cartoon. We usually do. Today, however, something caught our eye..."
The Real Rachel Corries (29 August 2012)
"It's almost needless to say that the death of Rachel Corrie has garnered a rather large amount of attention, certainly more than the death of Zion Boshirian ... an Israeli shot to death 6 days after Rachel died because he just happened to be driving his car at the wrong time in the wrong place. ... [and] Gabi Pedatzur who was clubbed to death while hiking in a forest a month after Rachel died. ... [And] another volunteer ... Sergeant Major Asaf Fuchs [who] was not killed by an IDF bulldozer but by Islamic jihad bullets..."
"While Chris McGreal may be the Guardian's Washington correspondent, he is certainly not a 'reporter'. His shrill, tendentious activist journalism ... rarely tries too hard to disguise the desired polemical target..."
Did Rachel Corrie Get College Credit for Joining the ISM? (29 August 2012)
"There is an interesting detail in this 2003 article from a local Olympia, Washington newspaper that profiles a number of Evergreen College students who travelled to Rafah along with Rachel Corrie..."
Corrie Verdict: Time Magazine Slays Objectivity (29 August 2012)
"The headline of Karl Vick's report on the Rachel Corrie verdict in Time Magazine is a pretty good indicator of his personal feelings:..."
Big Media Reactions to Rachel Corrie Verdict Continue (29 August 2012)
"Newspapers - mostly British - react to the Rachel Corrie verdict. A Times of London staff-ed nails the ISM: ... The Guardian's staff-ed was, unfortunately, more predictable: ... Matt Friedman explains where the Corrie family went wrong:...
Photos Can Lie and Liars Do Use Photos (29 August 2012)
"After months in court, over 30 witnesses and 2000 pages of evidence all that would be said has been said. Those who don't want to believe the evidence of the law - won't..."
The Guardian's Rachel Corrie Obsession (29 August 2012)
"The Guardian's coverage of the culmination of the civil law suit brought by the parents of Rachel Corrie, ... has become obsessive..."
The Rachel Corrie Verdict (29 August 2012)
"It was a horrible tragedy. In March 2003, Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old American, was hanging out in Gaza, trying her hand at 'pro-Palestinian activism'..."
So How Exactly Did Rachel Corrie Die? (29 August 2012)
"These two pictures distributed by the anti-Israel International Solidarity Movement seem to indicate the bulldozer driver saw [Rachel Corrie] and rammed her. But the pictures were taken approximately an hour apart. What really happened? ... Here's the judge's determination of the facts..."
The Forgotten Rachels (28 August 2012)
"With Rachel Corrie in the news today and trending on Twitter, it's time to remember some of the other Rachels who were murdered by Palestinian Terrorists (you know, the friends of the ISM) who didn't get a day in court..."
Corrie Street (28 August 2012)
"BBC: 'She had been trying to stop Palestinian homes being pulled down in Gaza.' ... NOT quite the full story, BBC. ... The 'Palestinian homes' she was so bravely trying to protect were being used by Palestinian terrorists to fire rockets into Israel and kill innocent Israelis..."
Israeli Court Rules: Useful Idiocy Not a Valid Legal Defense (28 August 2012)
"Corrie, an ISM activist, was ... killed by an IDF armored bulldozer in 2003 while protesting Israel's right to defend itself of [sic] clearing minefields in the Gaza Strip near the Egyptian border..."
"While it is obviously unwise for anyone to put themselves in the middle of a combat zone, it is unlikely she would have acted so recklessly in the absence of a broader atmosphere of anti-Israel hysteria..."
A Letter to the Corries (28 August 2012)
"As a parent I can't imagine an experience that could compare with the loss of a child. I know that if it happened to me I would be desolated. I thought about the possibility constantly during the period of the Second Intifada, when my son volunteered to serve in a special counter-terror unit and travelled around Israel on a daily basis to try to intercept terrorists..."
"In reports on the trial over the past few days, the media mostly ignored the role played by International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in the young woman's tragic death..."
"I was stunned to see the following picture in an article by Amira Hass in Ha'aretz. I had never seen such a clear image that purports to show Corrie about to be crushed by a bulldozer..."
Rachel Corrie: Media Issue Their Own Verdicts (28 August 2012)
"An Israeli court has ruled against a civil action taken by the family of ISM activist Rachel Corrie. ... Unsurprisingly, the verdict has made international news. The inappropriate headline of the day goes to the Daily Telegraph:..."
Corries Lose Lawsuit; Israel-Haters Pretend Verdict Was Fixed (28 August 2012)
"Israel haters didn't even wait for the verdict before revealing their game plan: to disparage Israel's legal system, ignore the voluminous decision's contents, and to rally around a single sound-bite the same way that they organize Twitter hashtags to gain trending topics. In this case, the keyword they decided upon was 'impunity'..."
Judge Absolves IDF for Rachel Corrie's death (28 August 2012)
"I'm not going to rehash years-old arguments about what the bulldozer driver woulda/coulda/shoulda/ seen. But if Channel 4 news presenter Jon Snow is questioning the integrity of Judge Oded Gershon and the Israeli court, that's something I have an issue with. What does he find grim?..."
Haifa Court Rules Against Rachel Corrie Family (28 August 2012)
"A Haifa District Court invoked the 'combatant activities' exception, and said on Tuesday that the US activist who was killed in disputed circumstances involving an IDF bulldozer could have avoided the dangerous situation, but calls her death a 'regrettable accident'..."
Statement Regarding the Civil Suit in the Matter of Rachel Corrie (28 August 2012)
"On Tuesday the 28th of August 2012, the Haifa District Court reached a verdict in the suit submitted by the parents of Rachel Corrie against the Defense Ministry. In the verdict the honorable judge, Oded Gershon, accepted all arguments presented by the State Prosecutors' Office..."
The Continued Exploitation of Rachel Corrie (26 August 2012)
"This coming week the verdict will be given in the civil law suit brought by the parents of ISM volunteer Rachel Corrie against the Israeli government. Already the Rachel Corrie Foundation ... has scheduled a publicity event and is using the occasion to add leverage to its anti-Israel campaigning..."
The Forgotten Rachels (22 October 2005)
"'My Name is Rachel'. a new play based on the writings of the young American radical who was accidentally killed during an anti-Israeli demonstration in Gaza in 2003, opened in April 2005 at London's prestigious Royal Court, ... In October, it reopened again in near record time, ... But other Rachels have lost their lives as well - Jewish victims of the Intifada. Does anyone remember them?..."
A Tribute to Rachel Corrie (16 March 2004)
"Today is the first anniversary of Rachel Corrie's death..."
Teaching the Children (16 March 2003)
"Some people have questioned whether the photo below ... really is Rachel Corrie..."
The Death of Rachel Corrie (2003)
"They counted on the bulldozer to stop..."