In this frank, and frankly courageous piece, Philip Weiss lays bare the agenda of the Israel lobby and how it has manipulated the American Jewish community and the US government for decades. But, he predicts, the lobby is dying, and in its wake, peace is achievable.
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Dozens of Secret Service agents gathered to protect billionaires, politicians, global influencers, & diverse glitterati at the 2019 gala for the World Jewish Congress… there were oligarchs from Russia, ambassadors from the Ukraine, & dozens of inner circle investors. The Theodor Herzl Award was presented to Niki Hayley; previous awards went to the Rothschilds, Joe Biden, & Henry Kissinger… all there to support Israeli oppression of Palestinians
The Israel Lobby has America so well-trained that everyone self-censors: mainstream media, think tanks, politicians (of course), universities, courts, even K-12 curriculum editors play by the rules.
Facebook COO pledges $2.5 mill to Israel advocacy group, brushing off Palestinian complaints of censorship
In the midst of a campaign by Palestinian journalists accusing Facebook of suppressing their content, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has pledged $2.5 million to the ADL, an organization that devotes much of its work to Israel advocacy…
On the critical issue of Israel/Palestine, Democratic presidential hopefuls reveal a strong pro-Israel leaning that does not match the sentiments of a huge swath of Democratic voters.
Renowned author Kamila Shamsie won a prestigious literary award in Germany. Then a rightwing website dug up “dirt” – Shamsie supports BDS! – and just like that, the award was rescinded.
In preparation for Alison Weir’s informative event on the Israeli occupation of Palestine, Fresno CA braced itself for protests that Israel partisans had promised. The ADL, American Jewish Committee, etc had condemned the event. But the evening was peaceful and educational, with a large, full auditorium, extremely receptive audience, and TV news reports on the event. After the almost 2-hour talk, there was a long line of audience members eager to purchase her book…
Longtime Middle East analyst Jeffrey Blankfort discusses the history of pro-Israel neoconservatives in Washington, and the influence of AIPAC and Sheldon Adelson in Middle East policy – and he’s naming names.
PBS recently presented an excellent report on Israeli sniper violence at the Gaza border, but headlined it with a pro-Israel spin. The truth is simply too damning to be presented un-spun to an American audience. Philip Weiss discusses the report and how it was packaged.
JTA published a report on a bizarre controversy in which powerful, multi-million-dollar organizations are attacking an upcoming talk in a small community college, but JTA left out much relevant information…