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.
Food shortages from the ten-year-old siege force Gaza residents to rely on aid from WAFA, Palestinian News and Info Agency JERUSALEM, July 24, 2017 (WAFA) – The Gaza Strip is suffering from a humanitarian crisis, epitomized by cyclic violence and destruction, the chronic fuel and water crises and the glaring absence of any sustainable socio-economic…
After extensive protests over the use of metal detectors at the Haram al Sharif, Israel is considering instead ‘chutes,’ complemented by surveillance cameras.
State Department finds Israel a ‘driver of violence’ – Israel partisans furious, demand Tillerson resign
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is under attack for a recent State Department report. While the report is extremely Israel-centric, Israel partisans call it ‘antisemitic and biased’ for two sentences near the end. Israelists have long opposed Tillerson…
Israeli police stormed a Palestinian hospital twice over the past week, detaining doctors, using tear gas, and terrifying staff and patients. A man they were pursuing died of his wounds.
“They invaded the entire hospital. The young man, Mohammad Abu Ghannam, died of his wounds during the scuffle.
Chas Freeman’s 2009 statement is as relevant as it was when he made it: “The tactics of the Israel Lobby plumb the depths of dishonor and indecency and include character assassination, selective misquotation, the willful distortion of the record, the fabrication of falsehoods, and an utter disregard for the truth…”
James Cardin writes in Consortium News that the neocons and the pro-Hillary #Resistance are not such strange bedfellows after all. Indeed, the #Resistance’s newfound enthusiasm for many prominent NeverTrumpers like Kristol and Frum, who push war, helps explain the neocon revival now underway.
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.