Since the beginning of the pandemic, Israel’s government has occasionally committed to helping to the Palestinians under its occupation – but consistently failed to follow through. Could this be considered genocide?
The Anti-Defamation League wants to train our children to treat all people equally and with respect. They refuse to take their own advice when it comes to Palestinians, preferring instead to silence their calls for justice and turn a blind eye to Israel’s human rights abuses. A discriminatory organization that bullies others should not be in our schools.
Gaza has become “uninhabitable,” not because of ecological disaster or Palestinian poor stewardship of the land, but because Israel chooses to destroy it by every means – poisoning, starvation, disease, poverty, medical neglect, and invasion – while the world stands silent.
Year-old tweets by candidate Rana Zaman led to her removal from the ballot in her Nova Scotia district. “Genocide” and “Auschwitz” were considered unacceptable language.
Largely ignored by critics have been Israel’s increasing theocratic tendencies – the growth of Israel’s extremist religious population and the emergence of a class of influential rabbis who endorse the killing of non-Jews and preach genocide…
In a unanimous decision, a DC court is allowing Palestinian plaintiffs to sue Sheldon Adelson & others for $1 billion over their support of Israeli settlements & alleged war crimes – including genocide.
Saree Makdisi writes boldly and succinctly about Israel’s program of ethnic cleansing, most recently in Gaza: it’s all about Jewish identity and Jewish majority.
A new ADL campus initiative conflates criticism of Israel with “anti-Semitism,” tells students how to block events that support Palestinian rights, & recommends joining student governments to block “anti-Israel” activism. Its head endorses legislation that would make supporting boycotts of Israel punishable by a million dollar fine and 20 years in prison…
Dan Cohen reports in EI on the role & beliefs of Jewish extremists in the Jerusalem crisis: ‘if Muslims and Christians surrender and say from now on, there is no more Christianity and no more Islam, and the mosques and Christian spires come down, then they would be allowed to live. “If not,” he warned, “you kill all of their males by sword. You leave only the women.”
Israeli chief Sephardic rabbi Yitzhak Yosef preaches that non-Jews should be expelled from Israel, or serve essentially as slaves and servants. He also exhorted his followers that any Palestinian armed with any weapon is worth killing without hesitation. Rabbi Yosef is also a spiritual leader of one of Israel’s major political parties, Shas…