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Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:00 am

Dan Cohen, an independent journalist who until about two and a half weeks ago was based in Gaza, made one of his first appearances back in the U.S. at a Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) meeting on Thursday night, Feb. 5. Cohen was there to present his views about what he believes truly happened during Operation Protective Edge, the Israeli military operation in Gaza last summer. Cohen started off by giving a cursory account of his time in the West Bank before the conflict began, followed by an account of his experiences in Gaza during and after the military operation. 

Cohen made very clear to his audience that we shouldn’t actually call Operation Protective Edge by that name. In Hebrew, he explained, the name for the operation is Tzuk Eitan, which actually translates roughly as “firm cliff” or “resolute cliff.” Cohen claimed that this difference in semantics has drastic importance for how one sees the purpose of the operation by Israel. While Operation Protective Edge has a very self-defensive sound to it, and for Cohen makes Israel look like it is defending itself, the more accurate translation reveals that Israel allegedly wanted to present a “firm cliff” to the people of Gaza and push them out, crushing them completely in order to discourage further attacks. 

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3 comments:

  • Carl Goldberg posted at 11:15 am on Mon, Feb 16, 2015.

    Carl Goldberg Posts: 175

    It is appropriate to quote from the Hamas Charter in order to prove that the Israelis are up against genocidal anti-Semites. Students for Justice in Palestine supports of Hamas.


    Introduction -- Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it" (The Martyr, Imam Hassan al-Banna, of blessed memory). … Our struggle against the Jews is very great and very serious.

    Article 1 -- The Islamic Resistance Movement: The Movement's programme is Islam.
    Article 2 -- The Islamic Resistance Movement is one of the wings of Moslem Brotherhood in Palestine.
    Article 6 -- The Islamic Resistance Movement is a distinguished Palestinian movement, whose allegiance is to Allah, and whose way of life is Islam. It strives to raise the banner of Allah over every inch of Palestine.
    Article 7 -- The Prophet, Allah bless him and grant him salvation, has said:
    "The Day of Judgement will not come about until Moslems fight the Jews (killing the Jews), when the Jew will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say O Moslems, O Abdulla, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him. Only the Gharkad tree, (evidently a certain kind of tree) would not do that because it is one of the trees of the Jews." (related by al-Bukhari and Moslem).
    Article 8 -- Allah is its target, the Prophet is its model, the Koran its constitution: Jihad is its path and death for the sake of Allah is the loftiest of its wishes.
    Article 11 -- the land of Palestine is an Islamic Waqf consecrated for future Moslem generations until Judgement Day.
    This is the law governing the land of Palestine in the Islamic Sharia (law) and the same goes for any land the Moslems have conquered by force,
    Article 13 -- There is no solution for the Palestinian question except through Jihad
    Article 14 -- The question of the liberation of Palestine is bound to three circles: the Palestinian circle, the Arab circle and the Islamic circle.
    The liberation of Palestine is then an individual duty for very Moslem wherever he may be.
    Article 15 -- The day that enemies usurp part of Moslem land, Jihad becomes the individual duty of every Moslem. … the Palestinian problem is a religious problem, and should be dealt with on this basis.
    Article 27-- The Islamic nature of Palestine is part of our religion
    Article 28 -- "So Israel with its Jewishness and its Jewish population challenges Islam and Muslims."
    Article 31 -- It is the duty of the followers of other religions to stop disputing the sovereignty of Islam in this region.

     
  • Carl Goldberg posted at 1:58 pm on Thu, Feb 12, 2015.

    Carl Goldberg Posts: 175

    Cohen is just another in a long line of self-hating, anti-Semitic Jews. Our Moslem enemies love people like him.

     
  • AJ posted at 5:38 pm on Wed, Feb 11, 2015.

    AJ Posts: 1

    Are you serious man! You cherry-picked what you want to say bro!
    You are so biased, and I just don't see how can you be a journalist and not provide the whole context of his speech.