Category: Politics

Friedman drove the radical overhaul of US policy on Israel-Palestine

NYT reports that Trump’s bankruptcy lawyer-turned-ambassador leaves his post having radically overhauled policy toward Israel and the Palestinians… The administration moved ahead with a raft of policies previous administrations, both Republican & Democratic, had resisted…

Netanyahu gives hero’s embrace to Jonathan Pollard, who betrayed America

Jonathan Pollard’s spying for Israel – which likely cost American lives – landed him in prison in the U.S. for 30 years. This week, he flew on one of Sheldon Adelson’s planes to Israel, where he was welcomed “home” by its prime minister. He sold over one million pages of materials to Israel, earning him the dubious title of stealing more secrets in less time than any other spy in US history…  Seven U.S. Secretaries of Defense had said they didn’t want him freed because he had committed such serious offenses…

Witch Hunt Is Raging Against Critics of Israel throughout Europe

Two articles describe attacks on people supporting Palestinian human rights. Israel partisans use unfounded claims of ‘antisemitism’ to block events, boycott scholars, censor critical texts… Now, in an unprecedented move, leaders of top German cultural institutions have joined forces to declare: Enough

Greenwald details Biden appointee Neera Tanden’s outrageous actions

Glenn Greenwald details numerous problematic actions by Biden appointee Neera Tanden, including the fact that she ordered ThinkProgress journalists to stop writing critically about Israel after key donors (including AIPAC supporter Ann Lewis and long-time Clinton advisor Howard Wolfson) complained about the ‘anti-Israel’ articles…

As COVID rages on, Congress dreams up more ways to give US tax dollars to Israel

Congress members, perhaps eager for campaign donations from wealthy pro-Israel donors, continue finding creative new legislation to slip Israel even more US tax money on top of the $10 million per day it already receives. Welcome to the latest batch of bills designed to keep Israel front and center – bringing the total pieces of pro-Israel legislation for this session of Congress to NINETY.

38 billion reasons to vote for Joe Biden – If you’re Israeli

The Forward has just published an article saying that Joe Biden’s long loyalty to a foreign country is a reason to vote for him. The article is entitled “38 billion reasons to vote for Joe Biden.” The title refers to the $38 billion aid package to Israel, which works out to $7,000 per minute from American taxpayers and is approximately $23,000 per each Israeli family of four…