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Cartoon capers

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0savesSave BufferCartoon-lampoon-harpoon-whatever Israel advocates utilise cartoons as weapons as indeed do Israel Haters. One could say they do it better than we do. Here are three new cartoon projects that could turn that situation around.

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The Boss’s Job

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0savesSave BufferThe U.K.Labor party’s top job matters The working class can kiss my arse, I’ve got the foremans’ job at last. Sung to the tune of the Internationale   As a general rule Five Minutes for Israel doesn’t discuss domestic … Continue reading

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Kids Throwing Stones

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0savesSave BufferKids Stop calling Mohammad Kosba a kid. He was a 17 year old terrorist who attempted murder. It was just chance his intended victim was a soldier and not a civilian, the same age as he.  To call him … Continue reading

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Written in Cement

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0savesSave BufferWhy is Gaza reconstruction so slow? Let me count the ways How many BBC foreign correspondents does it take to change a light-bulb? None. The light-bulb is only broken if their favoured sources tell them that it is. Five Minutes … Continue reading

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DAESH it all

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0savesSave BufferSelf declared Five Minutes for Israel will try to to avoid using the descriptive name ‘Islamic State’ in favour of ‘DAESH’ or ‘self-declared Islamic State’. We suggest you do the same.

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

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0savesSave BufferThe ice-cream maker of Gaza Roger Hearing‘s piece. The ice-cream maker of Gaza could be written off if it was only yet another BBC magazine colour piece designed to show spunky Gazans (aren’t they all?) creatively surviving. but does that excuse him and … Continue reading

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Trapped

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0savesSave Buffer Reply to Gaza: land of the trapped This is the text of a letter I wrote to *protected email*, author of Gaza:land of the trapped, about the printed article. Reply to the video which, at least to my mind contains … Continue reading

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French connection

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0savesSave BufferOrange is the new Black (and Blue, White and Red) When Five Minutes for Israel originally started to blog about Orange and Israel it was as a call-to-arms. Almost immediately the French company tried to backtrack on their apparent partnership with … Continue reading

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A Poem to Share

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0savesSave BufferA Poem to Share Generally when something comes out of campus Israel advocates flinch and circle the wagons. Recently, a group of 52 Harvard students – of all backgrounds and faiths – visited Israel for 10 days during the Harvard Israel … Continue reading

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Historical carve-up

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0savesSave BufferOwen Bennett-Jones carves up Middle East history Sometimes looking at relationships in the Middle East is like watching Game of Thrones (without the gratuitous nudity). One needs a guide. This isn’t it. There are enough dubious facts and Israel … Continue reading

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