H.R. 2748, the Israel Relations Normalization Act of 2021, expands the Abraham Accords, Trump-era weapons and business deals between apartheid Israel and other authoritarian regimes. These deals bribe Arab countries in the region to ignore both Israel’s settler colonialism and constant human rights violations. Last week, the bill passed in both the House and the Senate.
Tags: ethnic cleansing
While the U.S. president refuses to condition military aid, Israel has toppled more than twice as many Palestinian structures in the West Bank than it had by this point in Trump’s term.
Israel is set to demolish the home of a 95-year-old Palestinian woman in the Negev desert after her makeshift house was being restructured to help it become wheelchair-friendly.
Israel’s narrative of a quiet, gentle incident in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jerusalem hides the alarming truth of destruction and dispossession of a Palestinian family.
Israeli police repeatedly spray skunk water in Palestinian East Jerusalem, making life unbearable for Palestinian business owners and dangerous for all residents.
Plenty of Israel partisans deny or explain away the Nakba – the ethnic cleansing of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians c.1948 – but Israeli political leader Bezalel Smotrich openly admits it, and wishes it had gone further.
Israel controls water resources from the river to the sea, illegally pilfering water from Palestinian aquifers and selling it back at exorbitant prices to Palestinians. Israel’s “water war” is just a facet of its ongoing settler-colonial project to make life unbearable for Palestinians, and ultimately replace them with Israeli Jews.
A respected journalist, apparently misinformed about history and current events in Israel, has unfortunately shared with her readers several inaccuracies about Israel and the people of Palestine. Her misunderstandings are not uncommon. If Americans Knew offers corrections.
NY Times report: A little-noticed police action in Jerusalem last month was one of several incidents that led to the current crisis in which Israel is using violence against Palestinians in Gaza, East Jerusalem, and the West Bank.
We can do more than shake our heads and wring our hands over the situation in Gaza. We can contact those who send our money to Israel and tell them NO MORE.