Even though Israel is about to go under the microscope of the International Criminal Court, it continues to defy international law by abusing the human rights of Palestinians. Why? We want to hear your theories.
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.
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.
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 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…
Support for Israel is not as bipartisan as it used to be: for the first time, the majority of Democrats surveyed by Gallup say US pressure should be focused on Israel, not the Palestinians
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.
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.
Israeli troops shot a Palestinian protester in the head in the West Bank on Friday during a demonstration against Israel’s confiscation of village land – contains video.
The unprecedented number and intensity of Israeli settler attacks – often with the complicity of the Israeli military – during the past few months are raising fears that the situation may escalate out of control.