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Here are the Archived entries for 03 2016


For Israel Apartheid Week, SPHR UBC Presents: A Discussion with Aiyanas Ormond and Sid Shniad
Mar 04, 2016 at 01:09 PM

Friday, March 4

4 PM - 6 PM

Michael Kingsmill Forum, UBC, AMS Student Nest in the Student Union, Occupied Coast Salish Territories

As a part of our annual Israeli Apartheid Week, Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights UBC is delighted to present a panel discussion and Q&A with Aiyanas Ormond (BDS Vancouver) and Sid Shniad (Independent Jewish Voices Canada).

The evening will begin with each speaker giving a brief presentation of why their respective organizations were formed and how they have contributed to the cause of Palestinian liberation. This will be followed by a moderated panel discussion. Finally, the night will conclude with an open Q&A. Please come out and join us for this exciting and informative event!

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In the enlightened world it's called robbery

Benny Ziffer, Ha'aretz
May 11, 2007

The discovery of Herod's tomb, or to be more precise a few fragments of dressed stone that one archaeology professor has concluded are the remains of Herod's sarcophagus, have preoccupied television news and magazine programs since Tuesday. Amid the general zeal of the Londons and the Kirschenbaums and their talking-heads colleagues for demonstrating their mastery of the history of the Second Temple period, and to revive debates from their youth movement days over whether Herod was good or bad for the Jews, one important detail was forgotten, or almost forgotten: that the excavation of this tomb of Herod was carried out in occupied territory, where Israel has no moral right to dig and certainly not to remove archaeological artifacts. In the enlightened world, what Israel is doing is called robbery.

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