OMG A TEENAGE KID (HE LOOKED 17) CAME UP TO MY TABLE THINKING I WAS HIS MUM HE SAID “MUM WHERES ….?” SO I LOOKED AT HIM BLANKLY LIKE ????? AND HE STOOD THERE WAITING FOR AN ANSWER AND THEN THE REALISATION DAWNED UPON HIM AND HIS FACE WAS FILLED WITH EMBARASSMENT AGDHAJIAJ IT WAS SO FUNNY
Renounces Israeli Citizenship to Protest Gaza Rampage
Lenny Lapon who had been a dual U.S./Israeli citizen renounces his citizenship publicly outside the Springfield, MA Jewish Center where hundreds a few days earlier cheered Israeli war crimes in Gaza. July 29, 2014.
"On October 19, 2010, my plane landed in "Israel" and instantaneously, I was awarded Israeli citizenship, with identification card #012706735, solely because I am Jewish. Through reflection and study, I come to realize that this act was a travesty of justice. There are several million Palestinians and their descendents who cannot enter and/or live in their native, historical homeland.
"Put down the bleach. Your skin is not dirt that needs to be cleaned out like yesterday’s shirt. You are comprised of sienna, chestnut, and warm mahogany. Dark as the night sky, constellations are tucked neatly underneath your bones. Your skin reminiscent of the hot chocolate that warms winter nights. Like rings around a tree stump, you too have history etched into your melanin. Don’t let the glaring whiteness, blind you from the beauty that you are. "