JERUSALEM: The European Union has postponed plans to introduce separate labelling for products from Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, Israel’s Haaretz newspaper reported on Sunday. Citing European diplomats and Israeli officials it did not identify, the paper reported that the plan, which had been due to be approved by EU foreign ministers later this week, will now not be put to ministers until the end of June
EU to delay labelling West Bank settler goods: report
A war of words has broken out between two rival charities bearing the name of the diarist Anne Frank, with one of the foundations accusing the other of acting like Nazis. The Anne Frank Fund in Basel, Switzerland, is trying to retrieve about 25,000 letters, documents and photographs that it lent the Netherlands-based Anne Frank Foundation in 2007. The Dutch foundation, however, insists that it is the legal owner of some of the archive
The Anne Frank Fund on the Anne Frank Foundation: They’re acting like Nazis
A war of words has broken out between two rival charities bearing the name of the diarist Anne Frank, with one of the foundations accusing the other of acting like Nazis.
Swiss-based Anne Frank Fund compares rival Dutch Foundation to Nazis in bitter dispute over family archive
May 9, 2013 (JTA) — A manager of Switzerlands Anne Frank Fund accused a Dutch organization bearing the Jewish diarists name of a Nazi-style seizure of the Frank familys possessions. “In the 1940s, the Frank family had its possessions seized by the Germans and their accomplices. Now a Dutch institution is trying again to carry out a seizure,” Yves Kugelmann, a board member of the Swiss fund, was quoted on Wednesday as telling the Dutch Volkskrant daily
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Anne Frank commemoration dispute spawns Nazi comparison
The unabridged version of ‘Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl’ includes passages in which Frank writes about her own anatomy leading to a call for the book’s removal from a 7th-grade classroom. Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl is under fire again
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Is the unabridged 'Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl' too much of a good thing?
wwltv.com Posted on May 4, 2013 at 10:26 PM Updated yesterday at 10:40 PM WWL-TVPolitical Analyst and Gambit Columnist Clancy DuBos said after a close election last time and reports that showed toll money being misspent, voters on the west bank were motivated to vote against the toll renewal this time around.
VIDEO: DuBos: West bank voters said 'enough'
The Israeli authorities must immediately remove a new outpost set up yesterday by Israeli settlers in the Nablus district of the occupied West Bank, Amnesty International said today. The new outpost was set up following the killing of Evyatar Borovsky, a resident of the illegal Israeli settlement of Yitzhar, on Tuesday. Borovsky, a civilian who was carrying a gun at the time of the attack, was stabbed and killed by a Palestinian man who was wounded and later arrested by Israeli forces.
Israel must remove new settler outpost in the West Bank
(Yes, it's another arcane post on Talmudic Zoology, following my earlier post about when wolves attack.
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Rationalist Judaism: When Lions Attack
Ammar Awad / Reuters Racers reach the finish line of the first Palestinian marathon in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Sunday.
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1st Palestinian marathon: Running to change West Bank's image
Rapper will.i.am is baffled by the furore over Justin Bieber’s recent trip to Amsterdam, Holland and has praised the young star for choosing to enjoy a trip to the Anne Frank museum over the city’s more controversial activities. The Baby hitmaker took time out from his busy tour schedule earlier this month (Apr13) to visit the Anne Frank House, where the Jewish teenager and her family hid from the Nazis during World War Ii, and he scribbled in a guest book, “Truly inspiring to be able to come here. Anne was a great girl
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Will.i.am Defends Justin Bieber Over Anne Frank Controversy