Tag Archives: Palestine

(As Always) Politics Makes…

Strange Bedfellows (first attributed to Charles Dudley Warner) Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East this week is a reminder of how strange some political maneuvering really is: first Israel, then Palestine, and finally Saudi Arabia. What!? In the same … Continue reading

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Was This Al Jazeera Journalist Targeted by the IDF?

Shireen Abu Akleh (April 3, 1971 – May 11, 2022) There is a lot of hype surrounding the death of Shireen Abu Akleh: was she purposely assassinated or just accidently shot in the crossfire that day? What we now know … Continue reading

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How Can the World Trust a Bibi with Yahoo in His Name?

Benjamin Netanyahu (October 21, 1949) I waited, and waited, and waited until a ceasefire was declared by Israel in the latest ‘skirmish’ in Gaza with Hamas: talk about David and Goliath, with the State of Israel taking the Philistine role. … Continue reading

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Are John the Baptist and Raphael Connected?

Raphael (March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520) This is another link-up as suggested by Rudolf Steiner. Because he was a contemporary of Michelangelo (whose paintings I admire), I would never have thought about looking at Raphael’s birth chart. As … Continue reading

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After a Long Gestation Period, and Extended Labour Pains…

The State of Israel is Born Strange prompt, this one: I was listening to Andy Williams sing “The Exodus Song (This Land is Mine)” and I suddenly connected two events in history in my mind. Firstly, though, I’d like to … Continue reading

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Lawrence of Arabia: Man and Mystery

Thomas Edward Lawrence (Aug 16, 1888 – May 19, 1935) Since Lawrence died today in 1935, I thought it might be time to look at this enigma more closely (i.e. astrologically). If anything, we may get a hint as to … Continue reading

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Intifada: Awakening

  It was 30 years ago today On December 8, 1987, an Israeli civilian truck driver lost control of his vehicle as he passed the Gaza enclave’s large refugee encampment of Jabaliya. The truck smashed into an oncoming automobile filled … Continue reading

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