The UK Guardian reports that Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson gave Republicans $82m for the 2016 elections, and his views, notably staunch support for Netanyahu’s Israel, are now the official US line…
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Kairos Palestine, a Christian Palestinian movement, calls on Christians around the world “to be the conscience of humanity and hear the cry of the oppressed in the Holy Land,” to call for the end of oppression, occupation, and violence.
Israeli police got caught teaching kids how to shoot Palestinians. Police & school staff claim they “noticed” they’d hung up pictures of people in kuffiyehs for target practice, and removed them before any children saw them. The Israeli education minister called it a “serious mishap.” This isn’t the first such incident.
Michael Makovsky of the neocon Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) has a plan for countering Iranian influence in the Middle East: he wants the US to redraw borders all over the region, creating “loose confederations or new countries… Such an arrangement would supposedly be great for the US (In actuality, it’s Israeli strategists who desire it). The question is, if Makovsky favors redrawing borders along ethno-sectarian lines, how about starting with Israel/Palestine?
FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Media) reports that mainstream news reports are getting it wrong on Israel/Palestine. Sources that are otherwise accurate and reliable – WaPo, CNN, NYT, and AP – continue their routine of mis- and under-reporting Israel’s violence while exaggerating Palestinian misconduct.
The Israel lobby is one of the most powerful and pervasive special interest groups in the U.S. It consists of a multitude of institutions and individuals that work to influence Congress, the president, academia, the media, religious institutions, and American public opinion on behalf of Israel. View the list…
Ha’aretz: Friends of IDF President (And Kushner Pal) Elected Chairman of Top American-Jewish Umbrella Organization
The umbrella body of over 50 mainstream American Jewish organizations works to “advance the U.S.-Israel special relationship” and “bolster Israel’s security and prosperity.” Stark’s sons served in the Israeli army instead of in the U.S. military. Past chairs have been active in American politics and donated to the campaign funds of Israeli politicians.
The death toll in Gaza rises to 39 with over 4,000 injured as Israel continues to massacre civilians for 4th straight week. See the horrific reality mainstream media refuses to show, including footage by and about video journalist Yasser Murtaja, killed earlier by Israeli forces. Be prepared for strong video footage of events…
Statement calls on Israeli soldiers to refrain from shooting live ammunition at unarmed Palestinian protesters… calls on Palestinians to exercise their rights nonviolently, says the vast majority are doing so… By Mark Pocan (WI-02), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Keith Ellison (MN-05), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Henry C. “Hank” Johnson Jr. (GA-04)
Mohammed Ayyash is just like any other boy – only cooler. And braver.