Anti-Christian hate crimes in Jerusalem have been soaring since Israel’s new extremist government took over – Easter is one of many targets by the government and Jewish radicals. (One priest has been spat on more than 90 times so far in 2023)
Labs of Oppression, Part Two: “settler violence = state violence”
In Part Two of the in-depth article from the Intercept on Israel’s decades-long campaign against Palestinians, read about how the Israeli military partners with settlers, using harassment, violence, and clandestine moves, to control Palestinian land. Palestinians are left with noncontiguous “Bantustans,” where they are still unable to live in peace.
Israeli police raid Al Aqsa mosque compound, beat and arrest hundreds of Palestinian worshipers
In a brutal show of force Tuesday night, Israeli police stormed Al Aqsa mosque, arresting at least 400 worshipers and causing havoc and destruction during the holy month of Ramadan.
Bezalel Smotrich calls a lie “the biblical truth”
Parroting the Israel “history” fantasy that Netanyahu has been peddling, extremist Israeli lawmaker Bezalel Smotrich told an audience, “Palestinian people are an invention…This is the biblical truth.”
Joel Osteen’s startling interview with Bibi Netanyahu
This televangelist’s interview with Benjamin Netanyahu exposed his millions of followers to false and misleading information about Israel and Palestine.
Netanyahu purveyed a fictional history of Israel to Jordan Peterson
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is peddling a fanciful narrative of Israel’s history that bears no resemblance to the truth. We provide the real facts here, comprehensively annotated and easily verifiable.
Israeli government: stories you may have missed
Israel’s efforts to control and destroy the lives of Palestinians is visible in the thousands of big and small incidents that happen every day. Below are summaries of just a handful of shocking (but unsurprising) stories from the past few days that you may not have heard about.
A Christmas Tree Brings Life to a Destroyed Palestinian Village
For former residents of Iqrit, where Israeli forces leveled everything but the church in 1951, religious rituals bind them to a place from which they were expelled.
Unholy days and nights in Bethlehem
The “little town of Bethlehem” that we sing about at this time of year is far different from what many of us imagine it to be.
Ultra-Orthodox men assault woman for sitting at front of Jerusalem bus
US media rarely report on the Jewish extremism in Israel that plays a significant role in the country. When a woman recently refused to move to the back of the bus, a group of 20 men began verbally berating her; when she still refused to leave her seat they began physically assaulting her and prevented her from calling the police.