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Daybreak: Saudis Pledge To Shun Israel

Plus why Obama will continue his peace drive, and more in the news

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Prince Turki Al Faisal in 2006.(Win McNamee/Getty Images)

• A top Saudi prince vowed to refuse to engage Israel until it withdraws from all post-’67 land. [WP]

• Influential Israeli columnist Ari Shavit argues that the midterms won’t brake President Obama’s Mideast ambitions; only they “would justify the Nobel Peace prize he received” and grant “the international legitimacy he craves.” [Haaretz]

• As his group sets to re-start talks in Damascus, President Abbas said all Palesitinian governing functions could be shared with Hamas—except those concerning security. [JPost]

• A piece reports on the growing popularity, or at least plausibility, of a future Palestinian state simply containing a Jewish minority, much as Israel has an Arab minority. [AP/Vos Iz Neias?]

• The United States denied a French report that the synagogue-bound cargo bombs were scheduled to blow up only 17 minutes after they were disarmed. [AP/NYT]

• Two student groups are sponsoring Israeli Occupation Week at Brandeis. [JTA]

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Please note that New Voices had the story about Brandeis’s Israeli Occupation Awareness Week first, on November 3, and that our story also has exclusive reporting on the upcoming events, including an interview with one of the week’s organizers, Jon Sussman. Read the full story here: http://blog.newvoices.org/?p=5268.

Ben — what protests are planned for other regimes you dislike, or is it just Israel that you hold to a different standard?

tillkan says:

You think Israel is the only regime Chomsky has criticized? You think critics of Israel don’t march against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars?

I know that they never march against the Arab countries for having ethnically cleansed 1 million Jews from Arab countries, and I know that they have never demonstrated against Hamas who has called for the genocide of the Jews.

Yaakov Hillel says:

Israels problems are not the Arabs. That they are taking care of very well them selves in Europe, where Dutch and other heroes are awakening the european world ,what waits around the corner. We are entering a new era that many NO_NO’s are changing,and we will see a sudden dissappearence of the Islam scourge from europe as if it never existed. Nobody in Europe wants to be ruled by the Sharia laws covering women burning them for being raped and chopping off human limbs. Israel will wake up and stop living its past myths that have choked it. When you live lies you can not repair your mistakes. The Myth of Rabin and all the damage he and his friends have done in Israel including wanton murder. The Leftist mentality is starting to change and free trade and capitalism is starting to prevail.After the last elections it has become clear what the direction of the human fabric is made of.

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