#0202_A_View_From_West_Jerusalem

“Now in the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem, Peace Now [1] activists engage in Operation ‘Distribute Israel Hayom’ [2] (the [satirical] holiday edition we prepared for Purim).”

– Peace Now

[Selected Headlines:]

– “Two Capitals for Two People // Trump: ‘If we’re moving the embassy to West Jerusalem, then let’s open an embassy in the city’s east. A capital of Palestine.”
– “Israel Prize goes to Peace Now // Bennett: ‘Don’t get confused. We’re talking about one of the most important movements in Israel.”
– “Miri Regev: ‘The greatest gift for Israel’s 70th Independence Day would be a peace agreement. Yeah!”
– “Chaim Shain // I always said that the occupation was corrupt.”
– “Ayelet Shaked // We have removed ourselves from the illusion of annexation.”
– “Yair Lapid // The time has come to put the Left at the center.”
– “Tzipi Hotovely // Take down the illegal outposts.”
– “The Shadow [3] and Achinoam Nini are collaborating in a new campaign for the New Israel Fund.”

#Purim #Satire #Peace_Now #Politics

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0202 Editors’ Notes:
[1] Peace Now is an Israeli NGO founded in the late 1970’s that aims to promote a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
[2] Israel Hayom is a free newspaper known for a rightward bent. It has the largest circulation of any periodical in Israel.
[3] The Shadow is a rapper known for his far-right politics.

2018-03-14T21:53:36+00:00 02/03/2018|Activism, English, Machane Yehuda Market, Politics, Purim, West Jerusalem|