Minority leader Chuck Schumer, who earlier told an AIPAC audience that God had made him ‘guardian of Israel,’ claimed in a recent Senate speech that anti-Zionism is antisemitism – see videos…
Israel is imprisoning a UN official from Gaza, yet again; UN Director-General Guterres says nothing. Earlier Guterres condemned the killing of two Israeli policemen, while saying nothing about the Israeli killing of two young Palestinians two days earlier when Israeli forces invaded the West Bank…
Five years ago, the U.N. warned that Gaza is expected to be unlivable by 2020. A new report now says conditions are deteriorating there even faster than it forecast. But the U.N. report is somewhat lacking in its portrayal of who is at fault for the crisis.
The Palestine Photography Project has published over 200 high quality photos of pre-1948 Palestine both online and in a book. The Project reproduces these historic images for exhibition in galleries, museums, universities, libraries and other venues worldwide. The images are also available for purchase in a variety of formats.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a bill giving Israel $705 million for Israeli rocket defense systems, representing a $558 million increase above President Trump’s budget request for these programs and $105 million over last year’s adopted funding level…
Israel’s 24-7 ‘War’ on Palestine Rights Movement Advances Anti-boycott Legislation, Torpedoes Events
An office in Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs is waging a ‘war’ against the Palestinian rights movement, placing agents in embassies around the world and working to advance anti-boycott legislation, close bank accounts, torpedo events, thwart donations, organize counter-protests. The Director says: ‘In order to win, we must use tricks and craftiness.’
“Palestinians were, by far, the nicest people I have met anywhere.” by Steve Feldman, guest columnist Being an American Jew, someone who lost family in the Holocaust, and who has a lot of beautiful loving family members in Israel, the Holy Land is especially important to me. As an academic dermatologist, a scientist who…
On the 3rd anniversary of the 2014 assault on Gaza, no justice has been attained for victims or survivors. Over the next 50 days, Visualizing Palestine will release a series of visuals on the crime and impunity of Operation Protective Edge.
Israeli documents on USS Liberty: ‘Americans have findings showing our pilots were aware the ship was American’
Recently discovered documents from Israeli archives show Israeli leaders were worried that evidence would come out that Israel’s 1967 attack on the USS Liberty was intentional. The documents show Israeli leaders working on a coverup….
Jack Shaheen, authority on the perpetuation of anti-Arab sentiment by the media, and tireless spokesperson against stereotyping, has died at 81.
The recent conviction of an Israeli settler for an arson attack on the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes is a reminder that Jewish extremism toward Christians and their holy sites is a problem as old as the state of Israel itself.
Americans need to know important facts that they aren’t learning in the very filtered reporting we get. We need to know what’s happening in Palestine, and what’s enabling this in the U.S. The latter stories are even more covered up. Some personal anecdotes by Alison Weir, including recent censorship by Truthout management
Legislation against companies boycotting Israel is being enacted in state legislatures, cities, and at the national level. The American Jewish Committee and other Israel advocacy groups tout their successes, including getting all 50 governors to sign an anti-BDS statement.
Jerusalem: Israel’s state prosecutor has filed a precedent-setting lawsuit against the estate of a Palestinian seven months after the man killed four Israelis in a car-ramming attack. The Prosecutor’s Office seeks compensation—perhaps as much as $2.3 million—from the widow and four young children. The process could trigger a legal time bomb where Palestinians opt to file similar lawsuits against Israel or Israelis.
Mexican and UAE investigative journalists and human rights defenders have had their smartphones hacked by a secretive Israeli-made system. An infected phone gives the perpetrator access to movements and location, emails, WhatsApp messages, and passwords, and can even turn on the phone’s camera and microphone.
A former Antisemitism Envoy adopted a new, Israel-centric definition for antisemitism, and then used it to train U.S. diplomats. The envoy position has proved a revolving door to Israel lobbying organizations (see video). Now groups from the ADL to the Southern Poverty Law Center are disturbed that Trump isn’t filling the position.