Jonathan Pollard says Jews ‘will always have dual loyalty’ and would counsel young Jews to consider spying for Israel

The Jewish Telegraphic agency reports thatJonathan Pollard, the convicted spy for Israel, told Israeli media: “The bottom line on this charge of dual loyalty is, I’m sorry, we’re Jews, and if we’re Jews, we will always have dual loyalty.” Pollard was paroled from his life sentence in 2015. Sheldon Adelson, the late billionaire campaign donor, provided a private plane for Pollard to fly to Israel.

UNHRC passes arms embargo resolution against Israel with surprise votes

In a reversal of typical Human Rights Council voting patterns, several European countries that usually abstain from moves critical of Israel, voted in support of an arms embargo on Israel; Bahrain, which usually supports such measures (and recently signed a treaty with Israel), rejected the motion.

Pro-Israel think tank wants Progressives to adopt “Progressive Except Palestine”  

In a moment when support for Israel is slipping a bit in Congress, this Israel-right-or-wrong group proposes a new category of antisemitism in hopes of persuading Progressives to alter their agenda to accommodate pro-Israel Jewish Americans. It’s called “Progressive Except Palestine.”

Trump pardons brokered by groups tied to Jared Kushner

Trump relied heavily on a pro-Israel network that revolved around two influential Jewish organizations connected to Jared Kushner to determine who would get pardons, according to an investigation by the New York Times… The Aleph Institute and Tzedek Association are tied to influential lawyers including Israel partisan Alan Dershowitz… The Aleph Institute is a non-profit organization that was founded at the express direction of the Chabad-Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, an extremist pro-Israel religious leader…

Israeli industrial zones exploit Palestinian workers, steal Palestinian land

Palestinians working in settlement industrial zones often feel they have no other choice, with the Palestinian economy and labour market shackled by Israel’s military occupation.

Working conditions are terrible, compensation is unfair, but some workers are fighting back.

A Palestinian photographs a trespassing Israeli settler, gets his skull fractured

Settler violence in the Palestinian West Bank: Said Awwad has filed three trespassing complaints this year, but the police asked him to ‘bring proof.’ When he tried to take a picture of men intruding on his land – settlers he knew by name from the nearby outpost – they attacked him, his wife and their children ages 1 to 15.