Posts Tagged ‘olive’

The ‘Wild Olive Branch’ Of Romans 11 – Who Can Be Grafted Into Israel And Who Cannot

Universalist Christians robotically quote Romans 11 where Paul illustrates who can be saved with the Parable of the Olive Tree — and they literally salivate when Paul mentions the “Gentiles” being “grafted in” — erroneously believing that a “gentile” is literally anyone and everyone on the planet who is not a “Jew”. In the New […]

No olive branch of peace as Israeli soldiers DESTROY Gaza’s olive harvest, farmers say

No olive branch of peace as Israeli soldiers DESTROY Gaza’s olive harvest, farmers say One of the most beautiful and special times of the year in Gaza is olive harvest season, a celebratory event for the Palestinian people that traditionally occurs during the months of October and November – right now, in other words. This […]

Chainsaw-Wielding Thieves Target Olive Trees Amid Soaring Oil Prices

Surging olive oil prices, driven in part by two years of drought in Spain, has meant opportunity for criminals across the Mediterranean. Source

All eyes on Turkiye as olive, olive oil production in Europe threatened by drought

While olive and olive oil output in Europe, especially in Spain, is in crisis due to the drought, Turkiye aims to boost its market share with establishing new production and export strategies, Anadolu Agency reports. Close to achieving a $1-billion olive oil exports record, Turkiye focused on value-added production and sales, according to data compiled […]

Olive Oil In Coffee? New Starbucks Line A Curiosity In Italy

The coffee-olive oil concoction has provoked both amusement and curiosity among Italians. Source

General Suleimani, as Alive as Olive

 January 2, 2023 Mohammad Salami On the third anniversary of his martyrdom, the former chief of IRGC’s Al-Quds Force General Qassem Suleimani is mistakenly depicted as a fallen commander. No! He has never fallen. General Suleimani is as alive as an olive tree. On January 3, 2020, a US drone targeted Martyr Suleimani’s convoy near […]

Olive Oil and Cancer

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world. As we all know, a healthy diet is key to preventing a devastating diagnosis. Extra virgin olive oil has long been associated with lowering the chances of dying from cancer. Most recently, in 2022, a Harvard University study found that people who consume at… […]

Olive oil production by country: Top 10 country list- Greece Ranks at Number 2

You pour it on your salads, mix it into your pasta dishes, and use it to fry mouthwatering steaks. Olive oil is tasty and has so many health benefits. But do you know where it comes from and which countries make the best olive oil?  Expat Explore has found ten countries that pride themselves on excellent… […]

Israeli extremists raid Al-Aqsa, cut down 2,000 olive trees

The Israeli Occupation Forces escorted groups of Israeli settlers as they raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound through the Al-Maghrebi Gate, this morning, Arab48 reported. In a statement, the Jordan-run Islamic Waqf Department, which oversees the holy sites in Jerusalem, said some of the settlers continuously performed Talmudic rituals and prayers inside and at the gates […]

Brightland Launched a Rosemary-Infused Olive Oil, Now I’m Fluent in Italian

I know bad olive oil once it hits my taste buds. Maybe it’s my Italian blood—I suppose my ancestors have taught me well. Oftentimes, cheap olive oil is blended with vegetable oils and can even become rancid during the production process—nasty. My European ancestors are probably rolling over in their graves just hearing that statement.  […]

Hitler’s Olive Branches – A Run-down of Germany’s Attempts to Make Peace

By Karl Haemers Most people in the US, Germany and swaths of the rest of the world conceive of Adolf Hitler, Chancellor of Germany 1933-1945, as a psychopathic war-monger, flinging his military might in every direction in a sadistic orgy of violence and blood, seeking domination of the entire world. The truth is stranger than […]

Tsitsipas’ daily hair routine includes 20 minutes of styling, olive oil and Greek oregano (VIDEO)

Stefanos Tsitsipas revealed the daily routine he follows to keep his hair healthy and shiny in statements given to the BBC. The tennis champion noted that he spends 20 minutes every day to comb his hair, while he also referred to the hair ritual he uses, which consists of olive oil, baby oil and oregano… […]

Egyptian Olive Oil Production Method Recreated With Delicious Results!

Dr Emlyn Dodd, an archaeologist specializing in the study of ancient food and drink, has attempted to recreate the ancient and original method of Egyptian olive oil pressing called the torsion method,  Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News History & Archaeology Read Later 

What’s the story?: Elias Khuri on the home with 12 olive trees

What’s the Story? – ‘Shu al-Qusa?’ Palestinian architect Elias Khuri tells the story of a home he designed around 12 olive trees in the Galilee village al-Mashhad, and how Palestinian architectural heritage compelled him to harmonize this home with the Palestinian landscape. As told to producer/director Ghousoon Bisharat and cinematographer/editor Thomas Dallal. Follow Elias Khuri […]

Settlers cut down dozens of olive trees in West Bank to expand illegal settlement 

Israeli settlers yesterday uprooted and chopped down more than a dozen olive trees in one area of the central occupied West Bank Salfit district, reported Wafa news agency. Saleh Shunnar, the landowner based in the Kafr Al-Dik village, said that settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Alei Zahav uprooted 50 olive saplings after they […]

Olive cultivation in ‘City of Gladiators’ dates back centuries

The practice of olive harvesting, which dates back centuries, began in the ancient city of Stratonikeia, located in Turkey’s Mugla province, Anadolu News Agency reports. The city was included on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2015. Also known as the “City of Gladiators,” the historical site was important in the Hellenistic, […]

New York’s next mayor wants to save the city from the evils of olive oil

Mayor-elect Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, traded jelly doughnuts for kale smoothies when diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes five years ago. Since then, he reversed vision loss and nerve damage, shed 35 pounds and anointed himself a spokesperson for a plant-based lifestyle. As he prepares to take over City Hall, a job that comes […]

Meatless Mondays and the evils of olive oil: Eric Adams wants to put New York on a diet

Mayor-elect Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, traded jelly doughnuts for kale smoothies when diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes five years ago. Since then, he reversed vision loss and nerve damage, shed 35 pounds and anointed himself a spokesperson for a plant-based lifestyle. As he prepares to take over City Hall, a job that comes […]

The sounds of Palestine’s olive harvest

Mondoweiss is a nonprofit news website dedicated to covering the full picture of the struggle for justice in Palestine. Funded almost entirely by our readers, our truth-telling journalism is an essential counterweight to the propaganda that passes for news in mainstream and legacy media. Our news and analysis is available to everyone – which is […]

The olive harvest showed me what it means to have a family

Our current house is located between two olive groves belonging to our neighbors, and my room overlooks an olive tree behind the house. It is the only olive tree in our garden. Unfortunately, this year the tree did not produce much fruit or oil.  My mother was the most affected by this unfortunate event. She […]

Man Crushed To Death By Giant Pile Of Cheese After Refusing To Tell Olive Garden Waitress To Stop

Man Crushed To Death By Giant Pile Of Cheese After Refusing To Tell Olive Garden Waitress To Stop LAFAYETTE, IN—Police have shut down a local Olive Garden after a man was tragically crushed under a mountain of freshly grated parmesan cheese. According to several eyewitnesses, he stared down the waitress as she grated pounds and pounds of cheese, […]

Olive Harvest Season: Another Palestinian Struggle against “Israel’s” Eco-Terrorism

Nov 13 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen By Rasha Reslan Traditionally a festive season, this year’s olive harvest is once again overshadowed by Israeli vandalism and assaults, resulting in low yields due to the devastating impacts of the Israeli eco-terrorism. The olive harvest season is yet another Palestinian struggle in the face of the colonial Israeli […]

Photo Essay: The olive harvest in Gaza

The olive tree.  Olive harvest season always takes me back to the photos of an old woman in the West Bank attaching herself to an olive tree while an Israeli bulldozer idly waits by, intending to destroy a harmless thing. So she cries and grips the tree till the last moment like it is the […]

Jewish Settlers Steal Olive Harvesting Tools, Crops from Palestinian Lands

Posted on October 21, 2021 by martyrashrakat October 20, 2021 Jewish settlers, backed by Israeli soldiers, harass Palestinian olive harvesters in the Occupied West Bank. (Photo: via Twitter) Jewish settlers on Wednesday stole harvesting tools and olive crops from Palestinian lands in the northern occupied West Bank, according to the official Palestinian news agency WAFA. […]

Why I’m supporting Palestinian olive farmers this Sukkot

Today marks the start of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, a weeklong harvest festival. As a child, I absolutely relished this holiday, enjoying the novelty meals with my family in the sukkah, a temporary hut we built outside in ritual reference to the practices of farmers during the harvest seasons of a bygone past. As […]

Olive gardens in Iran to expand by 4,000 hectares

Olive gardens in Iran to expand by 4,000 hectares – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran plans to increase the area under olive cultivation across the country by 4,000 hectares in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20, 2022), an official with the Agriculture Ministry announced. “Considering the demand and the existence of the necessary […]

Tragic Loss: 2,500-Year-Old Olive Tree Burned to Ashes in Greek Fires

Thousands of Greeks have fled their homes as a fiery nightmare consumes their island. Furthermore, the legendary 2,500-year-old Evian olive tree has gone forever, in what is an environmental clash of the titans. Standing close by the Greek mainland just east of Athens, the island of Evia (Euboea) is the second largest Greek island after […]

Moroccan Olive Lemon Chicken With A Modern Twist

If you’ve ever had the privilege of tasting Rachel’s Olive Chicken, you already know that it is lemony fresh and truly flavorful. Olive Chicken is a traditional Moroccan dish that is slowly simmered in a ceramic tagine. But since most of us don’t have tagines, Rachel has adapted the recipe with cooking techniques for the […]

Poem: Olive

A taste as old as cold, cold water,don’t put them in long drinks, but shortermartinis or a Bloody Mary.They clear the head and make it airy,with taste more frugal than fresh meat,more old than ancient wine, as neatas cashews, macadamias,and roasted tongue, not gamey as. If still your fancy is not tickled,try having one the […]

Alyssa Milano Extends ‘Olive Branch to Trump Supporters’ After Years of Smears, from Klansman to Misogynist Bigots

It was just a couple months ago that Alyssa Milano was calling for Republicans to be “tried for treason.” And now, just weeks removed from the election, and after years of smears and attacks, the left-wing activist and actor is ready to “extend an olive branch to Trump supporters.” “I am ready to move #ForwardTogether,” […]

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