Israeli ambassador pushes potential war to elite U.S. powerbrokers

A select group of Washington D.C. heavy hitters attended a Rosh Hashanah event at which the Israeli Ambassador laid out a rationale for another Israeli war. The attendees included Wolf Blitzer, Jason Greenblatt, Abe Foxman, Mort Klein, Eli Lake, White House insiders, Congressmen, political operatives, philanthropists, etc (detailed list)…

Billionaire Seth Klarman, donor to Israel causes, is one of the largest holders of Puerto Rican debt

Puerto Rico has suffered under a borrowing crisis in which creditors scooped up bonds on the cheap and then procured an astronomical payout. This has led to widespread suffering. Seth Klarman, whose hedge fund has one of the largest holdings of Puerto Rican debt, has donated through the years to numerous Israel lobby groups that enable Palestinian suffering…

How Jaffa’s Etzel House Stands At Odds With History

Alex Cocotas writes in The Forward that the Etzel House, an Israeli museum dedicated to the Irgun (a Jewish paramilitary group led by future Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin), gives Israeli students “invented history.” In reality, the Irgun committed many acts of “rank terrorism.” Israeli textbooks also sanitize Israeli history…