There is an impossible to ignore conflict going on in the middle east right now between Israel and Palestine. For many years I have blindly sided with Israel because I was raised a Jew and an American and that’s just what we do. In light of the recent events, a lot of people I respect and organizations I follow have been outspoken against Israel and what’s happening in Gaza.
Because of my respect for those who have been speaking out and my blind support being self-admittedly less-than credible, I decided that I would take an objective look into the history of the state, the creation of the modern Israel and the details of the current conflict. I am not a scientist but I do know fact from opinion. These are my notes on trying to get the real story. Continue reading “Understanding Israel & Palestine. What The Fuck Is Going On Over There?”