Category: Progressive Except Palestine

A Jewish Reflection on Israel’s Crimes and Israeli Hubris

Jewish author Michael Lesher – who blogs for the Times of Israel, among other outlets – muses on many Jewish leaders’ responses to the recent attack on Gaza: “trust in God and believe in Jewish infallibility.” Lesher suggests that instead, they should “devote their efforts toward restraining the Israeli war machine,” and consider the consequences of “[building a] future on a foundation of stolen property and murdered children.”

False antisemitism insulates Israel and hurts the movement for justice

A Jewish American exposes the often-used tactic of deflecting criticism of Israel by viewing it falsely through a lens of antisemitism. Even some supporters of Palestinian rights miss the sleight-of-hand that casts this negative light on their own movement and have mistakenly attacked longtime activists…

Biden’s grotesque pro-Israel career in a nutshell by Jeremy Scahill & Paul Abowd. Beginning in 1973, Biden has a long track record of supporting some of Israel’s worst atrocities… Its killing of women and children in Lebanon, its bombings of Gaza… He’s boasted about his relationship with Netanyahu, and for decades has worked to funnel money to Israel. This is a must-view exposé.

To distract from Gaza slaughter, Israel lobby manufactures antisemitism freakout

The Israel lobby needs to turn our attention away from the slaughter in Gaza. Its strategy: deceptively edited videos and dubious allegations of “antisemitism” against Palestine solidarity activists. Thanks to dubious ADL claims and unquestioning media coverage, Jewish Americans supplant Gazan children as victims.

Could Biden Be Impeached for Aiding and Abetting Israeli War Crimes?

One expert is calling for President Biden to face impeachment over his support for Israel. The Biden administration has green-lighted Israel’s bombing of Gaza, blocked the UN Security Council from addressing Israel’s assault on Gaza, and is now sending more weapons to Israel in violation of international law.