Breaking Defense magazine reports that Israel may ask to get its yearly aid ahead of time, and possibly twice as much as usual… But 26 million Americans out of jobs and U.S. companies closing due to coronavirus might object… A petition proposes: ‘Israel has received over $10 million per day, year after year. This year it’s time to keep our money home.’
Despite 26 million Americans out of work, and millions more impacted by coronavirus cutbacks, experts expect that Israel will get its full massive aid package. Administration official says Israelis don’t have to worry “even if there is a depression” – and even though the aid is damaging to Americans…
An Israeli newspaper reported yesterday: “US Department of Defense give 1 million masks to IDF for coronavirus use… “A plane carrying over a million surgical masks for the IDF landed in Ben-Gurion airport Tuesday night, in an operation ran by the US Department of Defense’s Delegation of Procurement…” Then it changed the headline and took out the reference to the Defense Dept… What just went down??
President Trump recently proclaimed April 3rd “Education Day,” in honor of a man known as “The Rebbe.” Such a day has been proclaimed by every President for the past 42 years. But the rabbi that this national day celebrates disseminated some teachings that were profoundly problematic, especially for Palestinians in the Occupied Territories… for example, that non-Jews were “created to serve the Jews.”
VIDEO: For 13 years Israel has perpetrated a cruel blockade of Gaza, causing intolerable and unnecessary suffering to children. Now that COVID-19 has hit, the situation could be even far more devastating. Gaza’s 2 million men, women, and children are in what many have called “the world’s largest open air prison.” It’s time for the world to step in.
US media reports on Israel-Palestine virtually always mention ‘thousands of rockets from Gaza.’ However, they don’t report how many people these rockets have killed, when they began, and what they look like. Media reports also fail to compare these Palestinian weapons to the weapons Israel uses in its airstrikes. If Americans Knew has now compiled thorough information on this topic, including a list of those killed by rockets, the dates of their deaths, and details on the Palestinian & Israeli weaponry involved.
While many Americans are suffering under coronavirus quarantining orders and isolation, the people of Gaza have suffered far longer under an Israeli-imposed quarantine that has caused malnutrition and growth stunting in children, deep poverty, and misery… and now, the virus has hit Gaza…
While other major Las Vegas casinos are following health recommendations that they close to protect employees and the public from the coronavirus pandemic, Sheldon Adelson is keeping his casinos open. Adelson’s profits are often used to promote pro-Israel policies through millions of dollars of donations to political candidates.
Israeli forces invading Palestinian Territory have just killed a 15-year-old unarmed Palestinian boy. A sniper shot him in the head with an expanding bullet. This is the 10,000th Palestinian shot by Israeli military forces since 2000. Once again, US news media are ignoring it….
As voters go to the polls in 14 states, the Democratic establishment, often heavily influenced by Israel partisans, is trying to block a Sanders’ nomination that could potentially be ‘catastrophic’ for Israel… Klobuchar, Buttigieg, O’Rourke etc have endorsed Biden… but Bloomberg still hopes to win a brokered election after his half a billion dollars worth of advertising…