In this video, AIPAC describes how it has successfully worked since the 1970s to create U.S. laws against boycotting Israel…
Justine McCabe writes: “An alarming paradox has taken shape in legislation before Congress: Our representatives would violate Americans’ First Amendment rights in order to protect the State of Israel. This draconian legislation is H.R. 1697/S. 720, the ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Act,’ is a proposed law that could harshly penalize the free speech of Americans…
See what kind of company Sam Brownback has been keeping, what policies and organizations he has championed. Ponder the question of what pet projects he might take on as Ambassador-at-large for Religious Freedom.
Jewish settlers burnt scores of acres of Palestinian farms near Nablus in the occupied West Bank, damaging hundreds of citrus trees and likely to impact the harvest. Palestinian fire fighters could not access the fire due to the presence of Israeli occupation forces and extremist settlers.
The enactment of new sanctions against Russia and Iran – with the support of nearly all Democrats and Republicans in Congress – shows how the pro-Israel warmongering neocons again have come out on top, reports Robert Parry.
A look at Israelphile and soon-to-be Ambassador for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, and the pro-Israel environment in which he will find himself. How can a man who has lived in Israel’s pocket be expected to stand up for Palestinians’ religious liberty, when even neutral players could not?
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…
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…
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.’
Global Research: Root Cause of Today’s Antisemitism Is Western Support for the Occupation of Palestine
Increasing antisemitism around the world can be traced back to the apparent unlimited support from the Jews and politicians of the US and Britain to shore up the occupation, plus Israel’s rejection of UN resolution 2334 freezing settlements.
Philip Giraldi reports: ‘The most powerful and effective foreign-government lobby in Washington is so dominant that it has been able to avoid registering for the past 55 years… The unrelenting pressure to make criticism of Israel illegal is particularly dangerous as it is international…’
Mondoweiss: NYT, Reuters, Economist journalists self-censor on Israel so as not to be ‘savagely targeted’ — John Lyons
The Israel lobby has a tight grip on even the most prestigious American news outlets, and will continue to, as long as journalists and politicians refuse to speak the truth openly.
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.”
Since 2002 there have been hundreds of all-expenses-paid trips to Israel including officers from every major American city as well as state and local police departments. Some have been sponsored by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA). The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has also been directly funding trips since 2008…
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.