Israel says it has suspended planned database of all U.S. Jewish students to target for outreach

Israel’s plan to create a database of all U.S. Jewish college students was sidetracked when it became public. The plan was to be run by a project of Israel’s Diaspora Affairs, whose Minister once said that Israel should kill Palestinian prisoners instead of bringing them to trial. The organization partnered with Hillel and Chabad on a previous project.

In America, the Right to Boycott Israel Is Under Threat. This Is Why That’s Cause for Concern

The ACLU has filed suit against a Kansas law against boycotting Israel. Such Laws violate First Amendment guarantee of free speech, as stated by the Supreme Court in 1982. “From the Boston Tea Party to the Montgomery bus boycott to the campaign against apartheid South Africa, political boycotts have been a proud part of this country’s constitutional tradition…”

Why is Israel supporting Kurdish secession from Iraq?

Israeli support for Kurds is part of Israel’s “divide and conquer” strategy. Palestinian analyst Lamis Andoni writes in Al Jazeera that Kurds’ culture and contributions have enriched the Arab World for centuries and that their rights should be supported. “Arabs are now faced with a very difficult dilemma between supporting the Kurdish right to self-determination, an inalienable right for all people, and resisting Israeli attempts to become dominant in Iraqi Kurdistan.”

Ask your rep to sign Anna Eshoo’s letter in support of Susiya!

Congressional representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) is leading a letter addressed to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging him to press the government of Israel to keep the Palestinian villages of Susiya and Khan al Ahmar standing, and to adopt fair policies in regards to Palestinian planning and building rights. CLICK HERE to email your U.S. Representative to…

Israeli ambassador pushes potential war to elite U.S. powerbrokers

A select group of Washington D.C. heavy hitters attended a Rosh Hashanah event at which the Israeli Ambassador laid out a rationale for another Israeli war. The attendees included Wolf Blitzer, Jason Greenblatt, Abe Foxman, Mort Klein, Eli Lake, White House insiders, Congressmen, political operatives, philanthropists, etc (detailed list)…

Billionaire Seth Klarman, donor to Israel causes, is one of the largest holders of Puerto Rican debt

Puerto Rico has suffered under a borrowing crisis in which creditors scooped up bonds on the cheap and then procured an astronomical payout. This has led to widespread suffering. Seth Klarman, whose hedge fund has one of the largest holdings of Puerto Rican debt, has donated through the years to numerous Israel lobby groups that enable Palestinian suffering…

How Jaffa’s Etzel House Stands At Odds With History

Alex Cocotas writes in The Forward that the Etzel House, an Israeli museum dedicated to the Irgun (a Jewish paramilitary group led by future Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin), gives Israeli students “invented history.” In reality, the Irgun committed many acts of “rank terrorism.” Israeli textbooks also sanitize Israeli history…