Tuesday, April 16, 2013


Israelis celebrate 65 years of independence

Israel's 65th Independence Day festivities come just a day after the country mourned its war dead during its annual Remembrance Day commemorations.

JERUSALEM — Israel is celebrating 65 years of independence with barbeques, air force flyovers, and an international bible quiz.
Top Israeli leaders began Tuesday's festivities by singing peppy standards in a televised event recognizing Israeli soldiers.
Israel's 65th Independence celebration: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center left, Israeli President Shimon Peres, center, and Israeli military’s chief of staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, center rightIn an address, President Shimon Peres said Israel's enemies have tried for decades to destroy the Jewish state, and that Israel's wars against them have been just. He said Israel would defend itself against dangers from Hezbollah and Hamas militants, and called Iran's leadership one of "craziness."
Israeli military chief Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz said Israel's army will continue to defend Israelis until "the day that peace comes."
The festivities, which began Monday night, come just a day after the country mourned its war dead during its annual Remembrance Day commemorations.

 Israel celebrates 65 years of independence: Children dance.
Tags : , ,



The idea behind the text.
Respect for the truth is almost the basis of all morality.
Nothing can come from nothing.


Popular Topics


Well, the way they make shows is, they make one show. That show's called a pilot. Then they show that show to the people who make shows, and on the strength of that one show they decide if they're going to make more shows.

Like you, I used to think the world was this great place where everybody lived by the same standards I did, then some kid with a nail showed me I was living in his world, a world where chaos rules not order, a world where righteousness is not rewarded. That's Cesar's world, and if you're not willing to play by his rules, then you're gonna have to pay the price.

You think water moves fast? You should see ice. It moves like it has a mind. Like it knows it killed the world once and got a taste for murder. After the avalanche, it took us a week to climb out. Now, I don't know exactly when we turned on each other, but I know that seven of us survived the slide... and only five made it out. Now we took an oath, that I'm breaking now. We said we'd say it was the snow that killed the other two, but it wasn't. Nature is lethal but it doesn't hold a candle to man.

You see? It's curious. Ted did figure it out - time travel. And when we get back, we gonna tell everyone. How it's possible, how it's done, what the dangers are. But then why fifty years in the future when the spacecraft encounters a black hole does the computer call it an 'unknown entry event'? Why don't they know? If they don't know, that means we never told anyone. And if we never told anyone it means we never made it back. Hence we die down here. Just as a matter of deductive logic.