Archive for the ‘Gaza’ Category

This will leave no excuse for anyone who cares about Gaza. It doesn’t matter how busy you are, how bad you think your  spelling is or how difficult you find it to write in English. Go to this website, and in a few seconds you can send a letter to your local MP voicing your concerns about Gaza and asking him to make a stand for justice and peace. The posted takes you to the Canadian version of the site, from there American and British readers can link to sites which will let you find your own democractically-elected representatives.

Hijab flutter to Fizza M. for the e-mail that set me off on this particular trail…


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Mazel Tov to these Jewish women

They took a brave stance against the injustices being perpetrated in Gaza.

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This is the slogan I came up with for the bright-eyed young ‘uns I saw in the mosque last Friday, who were going home to make banners for the next day’s protest downtown and decided I would be a good person to ask for help in slogan writing because of my habit of stringing words together for a living and all that.

It’s the only slogan I have come up with so far, and it merely reflects my non-expert assessment of what is going on, with a gratuitous Biblical/literary reference thrown in for good measure. I doubt I can add much more to the torrent of words and pictures that are to be found on the airwaves and the world wide web. This is one of the cases where words really do fail one.

Other blogs and websites are coming up with things that we can do for Gaza and for the Palestinian cause as a whole. One of my favourites is over at Muslim Matters. Please check it out.

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