The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the legislation, allowing it to proceed to the full Senate floor. The bill also authorizes the president to establish a US-Israeli counter-drone program, expand collaboration on the peaceful exploration of space, extended loan guarantees to Israel, etc. (Rand Paul’s call to phase out aid to Israel was voted down.)
Did Israeli ambassador dictate the AIPAC speech Jared Kushner wrote for Trump?
From Emily Jane Fox’s “Born Trump”: DT’s 2016 AIPAC speech was stolen from Ron Dermer in a phone call w/ Jared Kushner. Trump was literally a mouthpiece for Israel.
Mort Fridman: “Great News from AIPAC: Congress Just Passed Major Pro-Israel Legislation”
AIPAC President Mort Fridman sent supporters an email announcing: “Our work together just made a difference for Israel’s security and for its future.” He crowed that Congress passed legislation giving Israel almost $4 billion of US tax money, while taking away US aid to many Palestinian widows and orphans…
As Dems shift left on Palestine, 2020 contender Kamala Harris goes off-the-record with AIPAC
Democratic Senator and 2020 presidential contender Kamala Harris is getting cozy with AIPAC and Netanyahu, letting them know she favors an eternal, strong, bipartisan US-Israel relationship – this in a climate in which Democrats are beginning to care about Palestinian human rights.
The dark roots of AIPAC, ‘America’s Pro-Israel Lobby’
Historian Doug Rossinow discusses the creation of AIPAC, originally formed to spin positive PR after the 1953 Qibya Massacre (wiping out over 60 Palestinians in revenge for the killing of 3 Israelis). The organization has proven that nothing Israel can do can’t be spun to deflect the blame or attention elsewhere.
Has Israel Effectively Colonized the United States?
Israel doesn’t need to control everything in the US, just the important things: the Israel lobby controls Middle East policy and aid money by controlling all branches of government; the label “anti-Semite” is used as a weapon; media is kept from any meaningful criticism of Israel; and “exceptionalism” allows the Jewish State to waive rules that every other country must obey.
Israel partisans pressure candidates in Georgia governor’s race
Israel partisans are prominent in the campaign for governor of Georgia, pressuring and enticing candidates to support Israel…
AIPAC is grooming high school students
AIPAC is targeting high school students for a new generation of political activists and Israel advocates
The Forward: Did AIPAC Secretly Write Your Rabbi’s Sermon?
The Forward reports: Each week, AIPAC sends out two prewritten sermons to rabbis across the U.S., pushing AIPAC’s legislative agenda and policy goals –
and reminds rabbis that they shouldn’t tell congregants where they got the pre-written texts…
Israeli ambassador pushes potential war to elite U.S. powerbrokers
A select group of Washington D.C. heavy hitters attended a Rosh Hashanah event at which the Israeli Ambassador laid out a rationale for another Israeli war. The attendees included Wolf Blitzer, Jason Greenblatt, Abe Foxman, Mort Klein, Eli Lake, White House insiders, Congressmen, political operatives, philanthropists, etc (detailed list)…