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.
Category: Progressive Except Palestine
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.
A history of the US blocking UN resolutions against Israel
Over the past five decades, the United States has vetoed at least 53 UN Security Council resolutions critical of Israel – 3 in just the last week.
Rare Congressional event: 20 Dems debate Israel-Palestine
A special gathering of Democratic Party House members discussed Israel-Palestine… here’s what they said.
Rachel Maddow has not done a segment on Gaza in 7 years
Over the course of a decade Rachel Maddow has had over 2,000 shows and has mentioned Gaza just five times. While others at her network have been speaking out, the MSNBC star remains silent. Another PEP – Progressive Except Palestine…
Thomas Friedman’s foundation supports pro-Israel and Islamophobic causes
The New York Times columnist has been donating sizable sums to pro-Israel organizations for many years, but has managed to keep his benevolence under wraps – until now.
Why AOC panders to the Israel lobby
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Progressive Except Palestine? – because Israel critics turn into Israel praisers when they have political ambitions. That’s the royal road in the Democratic Party, where the Israel lobby remains an entrenched force.
The Washington Post Redacted Facts About Israel’s Destruction of COVID-19 Clinics
The Washington Post claimed, in spite of clear evidence to the contrary, that Israel had never destroyed Palestinian Covid clinics. In fact Israel is guilty of this and a multitude of other human rights abuses – as a pandemic rages, and with financial support from the US.
The Jewish community excommunicates Jews who support Palestinian freedom
For supporting Palestinian human rights, Rabbi Alissa Wise received ‘vitriolic hatred’ from the Jewish community: ‘death threats, sexually threatening emails, voicemails and even letters delivered to my home.’ After 20 years, she’s decided to stop her humanitarian work ‘for the sake of my children being Jewish.’ She’s now ‘decided to dedicate my life to the Jewish people.’ A leading Zionist writer says 97 percent of Jews worldwide support Zionism…
Pro-Israel think tank wants Progressives to adopt “Progressive Except Palestine”
In a moment when support for Israel is slipping a bit in Congress, this Israel-right-or-wrong group proposes a new category of antisemitism in hopes of persuading Progressives to alter their agenda to accommodate pro-Israel Jewish Americans. It’s called “Progressive Except Palestine.”