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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Surfing for peace and Zionism!?

http://zionism-israel.com/israel_news/2007/08/surfing-for-peace-and-zionism.html

Can this be an idea that catches on? What I am hoping is that Israeli Zionist racist warmongers will surf with Arabs from Gaza, and that the event will be interesting enough to get even the Guardian, the Independent, the BBC and other such publications to take pictures. Here is the thing: Surfers don't wear a lot of clothes, so the readers and viewers of these media will at last find out the truth, along with millions of Arab sports fans: Zionists and Jews do not have horns or tails. There is no way to hide that tail under a bathing suit.
 
What would be even better, would be if a Saudi or Bahraini millionaire donated a half hours' worth of oil production so that poor Arab and Jewish kids in Israel could learn to surf. That isn't going to happen, is it?
 
Ami Isseroff
 
 
Last update - 17:05 21/08/2007    
 
By The Associated Press

An 86-year-old Jewish surfing guru from Hawaii donated on Tuesday 12 surfboards to Gaza's small surfing community, in a gesture he hoped would get Israelis and Palestinians catching the same peace wave.
 
"God will surf with the devil, if the waves are good," retired doctor Dorian Paskowitz said Tuesday. "When a surfer sees another surfer with a board, he can't help but say something that brings them together."
 
Paskowitz emerged shirtless at the Israel-Gaza crossing after handing over the dozen boards to Gazan surfers waiting on the other side. He said he was spurred into action after reading a story about two Gaza surfers who couldn't enjoy the wild waves off the coast because they had only one board to share between them.

Arthur Rashkovan, a 28-year-old surfer from Tel Aviv, said Paskowitz's project was part of a larger effort called Surfing for Peace, aimed at bringing Middle East surfers closer together. He said eight-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater, who is of Syrian descent, is expected to arrive in Israel in October to take part in the drive.
 
Paskowitz, whom Rashkovan called a 'guru' to Israeli surfers, has surfed in Israel several times over the past five decades.
 
Paskowitz, a father of nine, served in the Navy during World War II, practiced family medicine for more than half a century and has published books on surfing and health. He said he's surfed for 75 years, in locations all over the world, and ranks the waves off the coasts of Israel and Gaza as among the world's best.
 
"It's really quite remarkable how good they are for modern surfing," he said.


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