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53 Jewish groups lobby Biden to adopt Israel-centric definition of antisemitism

Major Jewish organization call on Biden to adopt an Israel-centric definition of antisemitism for use by all federal departments and agencies… the definition defines many criticisms of Israel as ‘antisemitic’… some groups oppose the action, calling its use an ‘attack on academic freedom& free speech’

Friedman drove the radical overhaul of US policy on Israel-Palestine

NYT reports that Trump’s bankruptcy lawyer-turned-ambassador leaves his post having radically overhauled policy toward Israel and the Palestinians… The administration moved ahead with a raft of policies previous administrations, both Republican & Democratic, had resisted…

The role of the Israel lobby in Jon Ossoff’s ascendance

The new US Senator from Georgia, a 33-year-old who is now the best funded Senate candidate in history, began his political career helping to defeat Georgia’s first Black woman to be elected to Congress. She had been targeted for removal by the Israel lobby (see video of her explaining the requirement for politicians to pledge loyalty to Israel)…

Netanyahu gives hero’s embrace to Jonathan Pollard, who betrayed America

Jonathan Pollard’s spying for Israel – which likely cost American lives – landed him in prison in the U.S. for 30 years. This week, he flew on one of Sheldon Adelson’s planes to Israel, where he was welcomed “home” by its prime minister. He sold over one million pages of materials to Israel, earning him the dubious title of stealing more secrets in less time than any other spy in US history…  Seven U.S. Secretaries of Defense had said they didn’t want him freed because he had committed such serious offenses…

Witch Hunt Is Raging Against Critics of Israel throughout Europe

Two articles describe attacks on people supporting Palestinian human rights. Israel partisans use unfounded claims of ‘antisemitism’ to block events, boycott scholars, censor critical texts… Now, in an unprecedented move, leaders of top German cultural institutions have joined forces to declare: Enough

Hedges, Taibbi, Greenwald discuss anti-Trump censorship (reminiscent of Dorothy Thompson)

Progressive journalists Chris Hedges & Matt Taibbi discuss media censorship of the explosive Biden emails, & the Intercept censors Glenn Greenwald. Such censorship has gone on for years on Palestine… e.g. the most famous woman journalist was erased from history for reporting on Palestine, and Grace Halsell’s 1970s exposé on Israeli torture of Palestinians was suppressed…