Videos by a new media powerhouse are poised to reach over a billion video views monthly. They cover numerous issues of injustice, except one: Palestine…
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53 Congressional reps, a dozen Latino leaders, & top political operatives on all expense paid trips to Israel
53 Congressional reps, a dozen Latino leaders, and top political operatives from both parties have all gone to Israel this summer on Israel Lobby funded trips. The sponsoring organization, American Israel Educational Fund, is an arm of AIPAC with an $80 million budget…
Israeli kingpins behind ‘monstrous’ international financial scam ‘binary options’
The Times of Israel and others report on the fraudulent binary options industry that generates $5 to $10 billion a year and largely emanates from Israel. For 10 years it scammed hundreds of thousands of victims worldwide out of billions of dollars with little or no intervention from Israeli law enforcement. Israel’s current bill would allow binary options pushers to re-brand their product and continue to defraud customers abroad with impunity. An analyst writes: ‘Israel is so corrupt that these borderline criminals run the country.’
EI: These are the Israeli leaders who want to destroy al-Aqsa
Dan Cohen reports in EI on the role & beliefs of Jewish extremists in the Jerusalem crisis: ‘if Muslims and Christians surrender and say from now on, there is no more Christianity and no more Islam, and the mosques and Christian spires come down, then they would be allowed to live. “If not,” he warned, “you kill all of their males by sword. You leave only the women.”
Consortium News: The Price for Criticizing Israel
Israel is well-known for its potent U.S. lobby that not only influences Congress and the mainstream media but intimidates Americans who dare criticize its policies toward the Palestinians, as Dennis J Bernstein describes.
Philip Weiss: The role of Jewish Democrats in bill that could imprison Israel boycotters for 20 years
Philip Weiss says the key people behind bills that would punish boycotters with a minimum fine of $250,000 and a maximum penalty of $1 million and 20 years in prison are Jewish Zionists in the Democratic party… but others are opposing AIPAC and he predicts that side will ultimately win.
The Intercept: U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminalize Support for BDS
AIPAC helped craft a bill making BDS a felony, subject to a minimum civil penalty of $250K and a maximum criminal penalty of $1 million and 20 years in prison; many of its cosponsors have no idea what the bill contains.
Electronic Intifada: Is Israel spying on your smartphone?
Mexican and UAE investigative journalists and human rights defenders have had their smartphones hacked by a secretive Israeli-made system. An infected phone gives the perpetrator access to movements and location, emails, WhatsApp messages, and passwords, and can even turn on the phone’s camera and microphone.
Diverse groups push for ‘Anti-Semitism Envoy’ who monitors criticism of Israel
A former Antisemitism Envoy adopted a new, Israel-centric definition for antisemitism, and then used it to train U.S. diplomats. The envoy position has proved a revolving door to Israel lobbying organizations (see video). Now groups from the ADL to the Southern Poverty Law Center are disturbed that Trump isn’t filling the position.
Ha’aretz: U.S. Rabbis Get Close-up Look at Occupation in the West Bank – Not a Pretty Sight
A dozen American rabbis visit Hebron and see for themselves the result of a settlement inside a Palestinian town. They find the experience “eye-opening and heart-wrenching.” Their trip coincides with one of the worst crises ever in relations between Israel and the U.S. Jewish community.