A group of Jewish activists set sail for Gaza on Sunday in an effort to defy an Israeli sea blockade...Nine activists from Israel, Britain, Germany and the United States left the port here in Turkish-controlled northern Cyprus with a small quantity of aid aboard their catamaran, Irene, which sailed under a British flag...The group said they were taking a symbolic load of medicine, a water-purifying kit and other humanitarian aid.I know Rami. His wife is the notorious Nurit Peled-Elhanan. He's a wonderful man, fair and friendly. Politics is another matter. So is his wife.
Its oldest member is an 82-year-old Holocaust survivor, Reuven Moskovitz. “Israel doesn’t have moral borders,” Mr. Moskovitz said. “I’m going because I am a survivor. When I was in a ghetto and almost died, I hoped there would be human beings who would show compassion and help.”
Rami Elhanan, an Israeli peace activist whose 14-year-old daughter, Smadar, was killed by a Palestinian suicide bomber in 1997, said: “I want to raise my voice against evil and draw attention to 1.5 million people under siege. This is inhuman.”
I am not even going to attempt understanding Moskovitz.
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