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A talk with one of Palestines leading childrens literature authors, Dr. Sonia Nimer

Literary experts, voracious readers, and professors from Birzeit University sat down with one of Palestines leading childrens literature authors, Dr. Sonia Nimer, whos also an associate professor of philosophy and cultural studies at Birzeit, on May 19, 2018.

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Palestine – definition of Palestine by The Free Dictionary

Sir John tells of many different ways of getting to Palestine, and relates wonderful stories about the places to be passed through.

When Sir John reaches Palestine he has very much to say of the wonders to be seen there.

Although Sir John begins his book as a guide to Palestine, he tells of many other lands also, and of the wonder there.

Nay, by St Mary, brother Brian, you must not think you are now in Palestine, predominating over heathen Turks and infidel Saracens; we islanders love not blows, save those of holy Church, who chasteneth whom she loveth.

I would soon have beat him into courtesy,” observed Brian; “I am accustomed to deal with such spirits: Our Turkish you shall soon be judge; and if the purity of her complexion, and the majestic, yet soft expression of a mild blue eye, do not chase from your memory the black-tressed girls of Palestine, ay, or the houris of old Mahound’s paradise, I am an infidel, and no true son of the church.

Men say his bones lie bleaching in the fields of Palestine.

The practiced knights from Palestine made holyday sport of carving the awkward men-at- arms into chops and steaks.

There the companions of his fall, o’rewhelm’d With Floods and Whirlwinds of tempestuous fire, He soon discerns, and weltring by his side One next himself in power, and next in crime, Long after known in PALESTINE, and nam’d BEELZEBUB.

Next came one Who mourn’d in earnest, when the Captive Ark Maim’d his brute Image, head and hands lopt off In his own Temple, on the grunsel edge, Where he fell flat, and sham’d his Worshipers: DAGON his Name, Sea Monster, upward Man And downward Fish: yet had his Temple high Rear’d in AZOTUS, dreaded through the Coast Of PALESTINE, in GATH and ASCALON, And ACCARON and GAZA’s frontier bounds.

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History of Palestine and Palestinians – Israel Science and …

Map of Palestine under the British rule

See old maps of Palestine and Palestina that show the Biblical division of the so called West Bank.

In recent history, the area called Palestine includes the territories of the present day Israel and Jordan (see map above. For earlier history of the term see article). From 1517 to 1917 most of this area remained under the rule of the Ottoman Empire.

Ottoman Empire was dissolved at the end of World War I. Its successor, modern republic of Turkey, transferred Palestine to British Empire control under the Lausanne agreement that followed WW I.

In 1917 Great Britain issued the Balfour Declaration for “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people”. In 1922 Britain allocated nearly 80%of Palestine to Transjordan. Thus, Jordan covers the majority of the land of Palestine under British Mandate. Jordan also includes the majority of the Arabs who lived there. In other words, Jordan is the Arab portion of Palestine.

The residents of Palestine are called “Palestinians”. Since Palestine includes both modern day Israel and Jordan both Arab and Jewish residents of this area were referred to as “Palestinians”.

It was only after the Jews re-inhabited their historic homeland of Judea and Samaria, that the myth of an Arab Palestinian nation was created and marketed worldwide. Jews come from Judea, not Palestinians. There is no language known as Palestinian, or any Palestinian culture distinct from that of all the Arabs in the area. There has never been a land known as Palestine governed by Palestinians. “Palestinians” are Arabs indistinguishable from Arabs throughout the Middle East. The great majority of Arabs in greater Palestine and Israel share the same culture, language and religion.

Much of the Arab population in this area actually migrated into Israel and Judea and Samaria from the surrounding Arab countries in the past 100 years. The rebirth of Israel was accompanied by economic prosperity for the region. Arabs migrated to this area to find employment and enjoy the higher standard of living. In documents not more than hundred years, the area is described as a scarcely populated region. Jews by far were the majority in Jerusalem over the small Arab minority. Until the Oslo agreement the major source of income for Arab residents was employment in the Israeli sector. To this day, many Arabs try to migrate into Israel with various deceptions to become a citizen of Israel.

Even the Chairman of the Palestinian Authority, Arafat himself, is not a “Palestinian”. He was born in Egypt. The famous “Palestinian covenant” states that Palestinians are “an integral part of the Arab nation” — a nation which is blessed with a sparsely populated land mass 660 times the size of tiny Israel (Judea, Samaria and Gaza included).

All attempts to claim Arab sovereignty over Israel of today, should be seen with their real intention: The destruction of Israel as a Jewish state and the only bulwark of the Judeo-Christian Western civilization in the Middle East.

The Oslo “Peace” accords have not brought peace. The number of terror attacks against Israel and the number of Israelis killed by Arab terror bombings greatly escalated after Oslo to a level that has not been seen since 1948 (see statistics). The Palestinian Authority has repeatedly violated all aspects of the agreement (see full report of violations).

Recent armed violence by the army of Arafat confirm the predictions that this agreement would escalate the conflict rather than subdue it (see article). In the history there are many examples of international “peace agreements” that were rapidly followed by major wars. A well known relevant case is the Munich agreement signed by Chamberlain from Great Britain and Hitler from Germany in 1938, which was rapidly revoked by Hitler as German armies invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939 (see article).

The P.L.O.’s Charter still calls for the destruction of the State of Israel. Fatah Constitution that is adopted as the unofficial constitution of the Palestinian Authority also calls for the destruction of the Jewish State in most of its clauses.

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John Lasseter Leaving Disney, Pixar Amid Misconduct Allegations

John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Animation, is leaving his role at the end of the year in wake of misconduct allegations. 

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Massachusetts School Creates Lockdown Lullaby for School Shootings

In Somerville, Massachusetts, a classroom full of five-year-olds is learning a new twist on “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” to respond to the threat of a school shooting.

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Homeowner Shoots, Kills Alleged Female Home Intruder

A homeowner in West Jordan, Utah, shot and killed an alleged female home intruder after confronting her in his home Friday morning.

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Superseding Indictment in Manafort Case Names Russia-Linked Defendant

Special Counsel Robert Mueller secured yet another indictment against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort Friday, adding obstruction of justice charges based on the same “witness tampering” Mueller’s prosecutors alleged Monday in a motion to have Manafort’s bail revoked.

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Mitch McConnell on Democratic Obstruction: ‘I Will Not Let Them Succeed’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Friday that he will cancel the August recess because he will not let the Democrats obstruct the president’s agenda.

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Marvel Teen Superhero Series ‘Cloak & Dagger’ Premieres with Cop Shooting Unarmed Black Teen

The latest TV show based on Marvel superhero comic characters Cloak and Dagger features a teenaged black superhero attempting to bring to justice a white police officer who killed his brother during an arrest.

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A talk with one of Palestines leading childrens literature authors, Dr. Sonia Nimer Literary experts, voracious readers, and professors from Birzeit University sat down with one of Palestines leading childrens literature authors, Dr. Sonia Nimer, whos also an associate professor of philosophy and cultural studies at Birzeit, on May 19, 2018. More

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Palestine – definition of Palestine by The Free Dictionary

Sir John tells of many different ways of getting to Palestine, and relates wonderful stories about the places to be passed through. When Sir John reaches Palestine he has very much to say of the wonders to be seen there. Although Sir John begins his book as a guide to Palestine, he tells of many other lands also, and of the wonder there. Nay, by St Mary, brother Brian, you must not think you are now in Palestine, predominating over heathen Turks and infidel Saracens; we islanders love not blows, save those of holy Church, who chasteneth whom she loveth. I would soon have beat him into courtesy,” observed Brian; “I am accustomed to deal with such spirits: Our Turkish you shall soon be judge; and if the purity of her complexion, and the majestic, yet soft expression of a mild blue eye, do not chase from your memory the black-tressed girls of Palestine, ay, or the houris of old Mahound’s paradise, I am an infidel, and no true son of the church. Men say his bones lie bleaching in the fields of Palestine. The practiced knights from Palestine made holyday sport of carving the awkward men-at- arms into chops and steaks. There the companions of his fall, o’rewhelm’d With Floods and Whirlwinds of tempestuous fire, He soon discerns, and weltring by his side One next himself in power, and next in crime, Long after known in PALESTINE, and nam’d BEELZEBUB. Next came one Who mourn’d in earnest, when the Captive Ark Maim’d his brute Image, head and hands lopt off In his own Temple, on the grunsel edge, Where he fell flat, and sham’d his Worshipers: DAGON his Name, Sea Monster, upward Man And downward Fish: yet had his Temple high Rear’d in AZOTUS, dreaded through the Coast Of PALESTINE, in GATH and ASCALON, And ACCARON and GAZA’s frontier bounds.

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History of Palestine and Palestinians – Israel Science and …

Map of Palestine under the British rule See old maps of Palestine and Palestina that show the Biblical division of the so called West Bank. In recent history, the area called Palestine includes the territories of the present day Israel and Jordan (see map above. For earlier history of the term see article). From 1517 to 1917 most of this area remained under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. Ottoman Empire was dissolved at the end of World War I. Its successor, modern republic of Turkey, transferred Palestine to British Empire control under the Lausanne agreement that followed WW I. In 1917 Great Britain issued the Balfour Declaration for “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people”. In 1922 Britain allocated nearly 80%of Palestine to Transjordan. Thus, Jordan covers the majority of the land of Palestine under British Mandate. Jordan also includes the majority of the Arabs who lived there. In other words, Jordan is the Arab portion of Palestine. The residents of Palestine are called “Palestinians”. Since Palestine includes both modern day Israel and Jordan both Arab and Jewish residents of this area were referred to as “Palestinians”. It was only after the Jews re-inhabited their historic homeland of Judea and Samaria, that the myth of an Arab Palestinian nation was created and marketed worldwide. Jews come from Judea, not Palestinians. There is no language known as Palestinian, or any Palestinian culture distinct from that of all the Arabs in the area. There has never been a land known as Palestine governed by Palestinians. “Palestinians” are Arabs indistinguishable from Arabs throughout the Middle East. The great majority of Arabs in greater Palestine and Israel share the same culture, language and religion. Much of the Arab population in this area actually migrated into Israel and Judea and Samaria from the surrounding Arab countries in the past 100 years. The rebirth of Israel was accompanied by economic prosperity for the region. Arabs migrated to this area to find employment and enjoy the higher standard of living. In documents not more than hundred years, the area is described as a scarcely populated region. Jews by far were the majority in Jerusalem over the small Arab minority. Until the Oslo agreement the major source of income for Arab residents was employment in the Israeli sector. To this day, many Arabs try to migrate into Israel with various deceptions to become a citizen of Israel. Even the Chairman of the Palestinian Authority, Arafat himself, is not a “Palestinian”. He was born in Egypt. The famous “Palestinian covenant” states that Palestinians are “an integral part of the Arab nation” — a nation which is blessed with a sparsely populated land mass 660 times the size of tiny Israel (Judea, Samaria and Gaza included). All attempts to claim Arab sovereignty over Israel of today, should be seen with their real intention: The destruction of Israel as a Jewish state and the only bulwark of the Judeo-Christian Western civilization in the Middle East. The Oslo “Peace” accords have not brought peace. The number of terror attacks against Israel and the number of Israelis killed by Arab terror bombings greatly escalated after Oslo to a level that has not been seen since 1948 (see statistics). The Palestinian Authority has repeatedly violated all aspects of the agreement (see full report of violations). Recent armed violence by the army of Arafat confirm the predictions that this agreement would escalate the conflict rather than subdue it (see article). In the history there are many examples of international “peace agreements” that were rapidly followed by major wars. A well known relevant case is the Munich agreement signed by Chamberlain from Great Britain and Hitler from Germany in 1938, which was rapidly revoked by Hitler as German armies invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939 (see article). The P.L.O.’s Charter still calls for the destruction of the State of Israel. Fatah Constitution that is adopted as the unofficial constitution of the Palestinian Authority also calls for the destruction of the Jewish State in most of its clauses. Back to first page

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John Lasseter Leaving Disney, Pixar Amid Misconduct Allegations

John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Animation, is leaving his role at the end of the year in wake of misconduct allegations. 

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Massachusetts School Creates Lockdown Lullaby for School Shootings

In Somerville, Massachusetts, a classroom full of five-year-olds is learning a new twist on “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” to respond to the threat of a school shooting.

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Homeowner Shoots, Kills Alleged Female Home Intruder

A homeowner in West Jordan, Utah, shot and killed an alleged female home intruder after confronting her in his home Friday morning.

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Superseding Indictment in Manafort Case Names Russia-Linked Defendant

Special Counsel Robert Mueller secured yet another indictment against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort Friday, adding obstruction of justice charges based on the same “witness tampering” Mueller’s prosecutors alleged Monday in a motion to have Manafort’s bail revoked.

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Mitch McConnell on Democratic Obstruction: ‘I Will Not Let Them Succeed’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Friday that he will cancel the August recess because he will not let the Democrats obstruct the president’s agenda.

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Marvel Teen Superhero Series ‘Cloak & Dagger’ Premieres with Cop Shooting Unarmed Black Teen

The latest TV show based on Marvel superhero comic characters Cloak and Dagger features a teenaged black superhero attempting to bring to justice a white police officer who killed his brother during an arrest.

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