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Experts: Israeli System Constitutes Apartheid, Crime against Humanity

Professors Richard Falk and Virginia Tilley provide detailed reports confirming that Israel is perpetrating “apartheid,” a crime against humanity. Those desiring peace must abandon an illusory “two-state solution” with its focus on the occupation, and instead address the fundamental obstacle to peace: Israel’s racist system. The papers were presented at the launch of a new international network, The 1st Global Conference on Israeli Apartheid. (Includes videos of their speeches)

Dem candidates mostly turn a blind eye to Israeli atrocities and Palestinian rights

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.

Weekly Report Sept 26-Oct 02: Israel committed 129 Human Rights abuses

PCHRGaza documented 129 human rights violations by Israeli forces & settlers, including: killing a Palestinian civilian, injuring 88, 76 incursions into the West Bank, 55 civilians arrested, including 2 children and 2 women. Palestinian prisoner transferred to the hospital in critical condition after being tortured during investigation. 6 shooting incidents reported against Palestinian fishing boats off the Gaza Strip shore, etc

Facts & latest news on Gaza Great March of Return (periodically updated)

Since March 30, 2018 Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip–including families, women, and children–have gathered along the Israeli border to highlight their dispossession in 1948 and protest the growing humanitarian catastrophe. From that time through December 16th, 2019, Israeli forces have killed 364 Gazans and injured over 35,000, including women, children, disabled individuals, medics, and journalists. Many have been shot in the back, nearly all were unarmed and posed no risk to the heavily armed Israeli soldiers. During the same period, Gazan resistance forces killed 9 Israelis.

AIPAC strategist & longtime Biden friend is cautiously optimistic about Biden win

Jewish News of Northern California interview with Dem strategist Sam Lauter. Lauter had met Biden at an AIPAC conference in about 1983, telling him after listening to his speech, “When I graduate from Cal., I’m moving to D.C. to work for you.” (Lauter’s mother, Naomi, was involved in AIPAC’s founding… He later became AIPAC head for the SF Bay Area, and is currently a board member of the Democratic Majority for Israel… he has kept in touch with Biden on and off over the past 30-plus years…

Jewish Federations (JFNA) urges Jews to leave $600 billion to Israel and/or Jewish causes

Jewish Federations of North America and the Jewish Future Pledge are partnering on a project calling on all Jews to bequeath fifty percent of their estate charitable giving “to support Jewish people or the State of Israel.” Organizers predict this would amount to $600 billion in the coming years. The project’s promotional video states: “Jews are the most influential people the world has ever known…”