Tags: covid-19

Israel bombs Gaza for 11 days, US media show little interest

“We’ve been through this countless times, but it’s harder now with a global pandemic and the whole world falling apart, no electricity and no water.” A 3-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy, and at least two women were among those hospitalized… Two reports: a media analysis and a report from the ground…

Israel Affinity Organizations & Businesses Received Millions in Forgivable PPP Loans

Vast numbers of American small businesses found their banks would not return phone calls or process loans. But a number of organizations that advocate for Israel received substantial support… More than 1,000 Jewish organizations (most –perhaps all– advocate for Israel) received the federal loans totaling approximately $540 million to $1.3 billion…

Israel breaks promise, demolishes homes of 65 Palestinians

The demolitions rendered 25 children homeless, despite Israeli promises not to demolish inhabited dwellings during the coronavirus outbreak. A father and his young children were asleep when Israeli forces came to destroy the houses. “Imagine what it’s like when a little boy is asleep and the army suddenly barges in…”

While US is in crisis, Congress posts 68 bills (and counting) for Israel

In the chaos that is the US – with coronavirus, racial tension, deep divisions, highly contested elections – Israel continues to hold sway over Capitol Hill. Congress members toil unwaveringly to win plenty of military aid money and special treats for the Jewish State, churning out 68 items on Israel.

What’s in S.3176, the goodies-for-Israel bill slinking through Congress?

In the middle of coronavirus financial devastation to Americans, Congress is poised to pass a 10-year package obligating American taxpayers to give Israel $38 billion – and US media aren’t even telling Americans about it. Read the details of what the bill contains. It’s only a few steps away from passage, unless voters object – contains action alert to contact Congress…

Did the US send a million medical masks to the Israeli military?

An Israeli newspaper reported yesterday: “US Department of Defense give 1 million masks to IDF for coronavirus use… “A plane carrying over a million surgical masks for the IDF landed in Ben-Gurion airport Tuesday night, in an operation ran by the US Department of Defense’s Delegation of Procurement…” Then it changed the headline and took out the reference to the Defense Dept… What just went down??

Israel May Block Coronavirus Respirators, Aid, to Gaza

Israel’s Defence Minister threatened that Israel might not allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, until the release of Israeli soldiers, or their remains, captured by the Palestinian resistance. Linking the issue of Israeli soldiers to the issue of urgent humanitarian needs for the Gaza Strip to fight against the coronavirus is deceptive and unconscionable…