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JTA: “Lauder vs. Adelson: Which Jewish billionaire has Trump’s ear on Israel?”

JTA reports that Trump takes advice on Israel from Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate; and Ronald Lauder, the cosmetics heir and president of the World Jewish Congress. Both are major supporters of Israel, with differing views. Lauder wants Trump to court Mahmoud Abbas. Adelson wants him to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem…

Will Ketanji Brown Jackson be able to transcend her pro-Israel influences?

An extraordinary constellation of pro-Israel influences have pervaded Ketanji Brown Jackson’s life and in some cases assisted her career… As a Supreme Court Justice, will she be able to live up to her pledge to interpret the law ‘without fear or favor’ ? In the past, a Supreme Court ruling influenced by Israel partisans destroyed a 200-year American tradition…

When university donors have a pro-Israel agenda

Jewish & Israel studies at colleges around the US owe almost the totality of their existence to Jewish donors, who then use ‘soft power’ to shape pro-Israel programs. Now they’re starting to use ‘hard power’ – Recently, after a donor who gave $5 million to endow an Israel chair at the University of Washington complained about the chair’s criticism of Israel, UW stripped the professor of her chair and the money is being transferred to an Israel advocacy organization…

Billions more of Americans’ tax money to go to Israel

The new bill just signed into law slips through billions more US tax dollars to Israel, but the media doesn’t tell Americans about the funding: $5 billion goes directly to Israel, & another $3 billion+ goes to projects because they benefit Israel, which works out to at least $22 million/day of Americans’ tax money expended for a small, rich foreign country that regularly brutalizes an entire population and causes damage to the US…

Mike Pence and the (alarming) company he keeps

Former VP Mike Pence recently visited Israel, where he spent time with Israeli extremists associated with a banned terrorist movement  and meeting with mega-donor and Israel hawk Miriam Adelson, who is willing to pay big bucks for policymakers’ loyalty.

Oligarchs: Russia, Israel, and Media Omissions

Since Russian oligarchs are currently in the news, we’re reposting our 2005 article… Most of the oligarchs had ties to Israel; some were dual citizens. They used cheating, bribery & murder as they exploited the disintegration of the USSR to amass plunder amounting to hundreds of billions of dollars. In order to safeguard their businesses, they took control of the state.

Ambitious Mike Pence meets with Miriam Adelson & anti-Christian Israelis connected to terror group

Hungry for campaign money, former VP Mike Pence went to Israel to pay tribute to billionaire Miriam Adelson, & met with 2 Israeli extremists who endorse violence against non-Jews, are hostile to “accursed Christianity,’ and are connected to a movement banned as a terror organization…

Boycotting Russia is compulsory, while boycotting Israel is punished

Boycotting a country accused of aggression in violation of international law is suddenly a moral obligation – but apparently only as long as it is Russia. Many of the anti-Russia measures are being implemented by the very same organizations that repeatedly ignored or rejected Palestinian calls to sanction Israel, their oppressor.