JTA reports that a bill about to be introduced in Congress “will fund Holocaust education in schools.” We wonder if this will fund education about all the holocausts, both past and present, that the world has seen… including the current violence against Palestinians in Gaza…. [UPDATE – bill has been introduced]
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Updated: Israeli Soldiers Kill Ten Palestinians, Injure 1100 In Gaza
From IMEMC (updated) 30 MAR 4:14 PM The Number of Palestinians killed by Israeli army fire, Friday, has arrived to ten young men, while at least 1100 were injured. Many of the wounded Palestinians suffered serious wounds. Dr. Ashraf Al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, identified the slain Palestinians as: Jihad Ahmad…
Israeli forces kill 6 unarmed marchers and a farmer in Gaza and injure hundreds.
Israeli forces have killed seven unarmed Palestinians in Gaza as thousands march for freedom and to return to their homes. The “Great March of Return” has been organized by by civil society organizations and all political factions in the besieged enclave.
Israel deploys 100 sharpshooters against planned mass Gandhian demonstration by Gaza families
Israeli forces are mobilizing against a mass peaceful protest by Palestinian families in Gaza demonstrating for their right of return to land that Israel has confiscated for Jewish only habitation… Their demands: “to be let out from the cage you have bound them in, to fish without being shot, to return to the village that you have torn down, to travel outside the barbed wire you surround them with… The Israeli cabinet has issued a “shoot to kill” policy.
Jake Tapper, Meet Sumud – Palestinian Resilience
Jake Tapper’s piece on Israeli psychologists working with children after HS shooting in Parkland FL highlights Israel’s “vast experience with terrorism and war.” As usual, Israel is the innocent victim of Palestinian terrorism.
Palestinians survive such whitewashing by developing a unique coping mechanism, “Sumud.”
Opinion: The Israeli Army Committed at Least 4 War Crimes in Recent Weeks. But Who Cares?
Israel’s army has reached a level at which it can do no wrong. The “most moral army in the world,” worshiped and exceptional, is in a place in which anti-Arab racism is so normal that it has become invisible (at least to itself), and this has put the IDF in a very precarious position indeed.
The hollow ethics of Israel’s liberals
Liberal Israeli society is stepping up to advocate for African asylum seekers that their government is trying to deport. By standing up for asylum seekers in their plight while disregarding the Palestinians in theirs, these “allies” resemble the government they are protesting more than they’d like to admit.
Knesset Head to Push Bill Promoting Arabs as Second Class Citizens
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tasked Head of the Israeli Knesset, David Amsalem, to promote the nationality bill, which considers Arabs as second-class citizens.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: at 84, where does she get her PEP (Progressive Except Palestine)?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is spunky and progressive, but she has blinders on when it comes to Palestine. See this detailed analysis…
Take Action! Palestinian nonviolent leader’s son, Abdul-Khalik Burnat, abducted by Israeli occupation forces
Tell Congress to demand that Israel release Abdul-Khalik Burnat, his two friends, and the hundreds of other Palestinian men, women, and children, Israeli forces have recently rounded up, beaten, and imprisoned…