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.”
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Mike Bloomberg is courting pro-Israel, Jewish voters with conservative-type promises to keep Israel great, and progressive positions on everything else. The Democratic Majority for Israel PAC (DMFI) supports similarly PEP (Progressive Except Palestine) candidates. Both have it out for Bernie Sanders.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is spunky and progressive, but she has blinders on when it comes to Palestine. See this detailed analysis…
Philip Giraldi discusses the central role of Jewish Americans in the US-Israel relationship and analyzes the actions of some individuals, including Jerry Seinfeld, Chuck Schumer, Rebecca Vilkomerson, etc….
Well-funded group wants politicians to compromise, but its CEO says “there is no middle ground” when it comes to Israel. Her husband, also connected with group, had been a supporter of former terrorist leader Menachem Begin. The Israel lobby is once again using its fundraising ability to keep the Democratic Party rightwing on Israel — and the media isn’t mentioning any of this
Burley-Sunshine-Ross’s version of “antifascism” involves viciously attacking longtime critics of Israeli apartheid like David Rovics, Norman Finkelstein, Alison Weir, Medea Benjamin, etc The goal: destroy the movement, one victim at a time…
Journalists on major papers are blocked from truth-telling about Palestine and the apartheid practices of Israel. Such censorship in top American newspapers is troubling – and not unprecedented.
A special gathering of Democratic Party House members discussed Israel-Palestine… here’s what they said.
One supports Palestinian human rights. One says he’d keep the $10 million per day flowing to Israel no matter what it does. Which is which? Spoiler alert: 18 pro-Israel billionaires have donated to Buttigieg (see list)
Overall, Bernie Sanders has taken the boldest stand for Palestinian human rights, but has pulled back to “safe” positions more than once; Elizabeth Warren has a history of support for Israel despite its long, systemic record of human rights abuses, but seems willing to respond to pressure from voters. Neither has advocated for full Palestinian rights and justice. See a detailed report on Sanders’ and Warrens’ position on Palestine…