AIPAC’s superpac has raised nearly $16 million in 3 months… That’s why the NY Times called “Jewish donors” who prioritize Israel the “elephant in the room” of our foreign policy. Or why a J Street panel said that the clout of Jewish donors in the Democratic Party is “gigantic” and “shocking”…
Tags: Haim Saban
Pro-Israel organizations in the US facilitated Israeli agreements with UAE, Bahrain
The American Jewish Committee, the World Jewish Congress, and the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations worked for 25 years to procure the agreements. UAE and Bahrain had previously refused to have diplomatic relations with Israel because of Israel’s massive ethnic cleansing against the indigenous population. Jared Kushner and Haim Saban also had key roles in the deal.
Haim Saban backs Biden; will host a fundraiser next week
The event will feature Biden, along with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), and costs $500,000 per person… Saban is an Israeli-American billionaire who has stated: “I’m a one-issue guy, and my issue is Israel.”
Saban is close to Jared Kushner and helped broker the deal between the UAE and Israel… (Meanwhile, Sheldon Adelson, another pro-Israel billionaire, is funding Donald Trump and Republicans)
Democratic Party’s big pro-Israel donors set policies on BDS
Philip Weiss names and discusses the powerful pro-Israel donors who impact Democratic policies
Group that raises money for Israeli soldiers got $2-5 million federal loan
While many American small businesses go bankrupt, a group that puts on galas to raise millions of dollars for foreign soldiers got a forgivable federal loan…
Israeli fifth column in Virginia funnels resources to Israel
By Philip Giraldi: The Virginia Israel Advisory Board is little more than a mechanism set up to carry out licensed robbery of Virginia state resources being run by a cabal of local Jewish Americans and Israelis to benefit their co-religionists in Israel. The VIAB is actually part of the Virginia state government. It is funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia and is able to access funds from other government agencies to support Israeli businesses. It is staffed by Israelis and Jewish Americans drawn from what has been described as the ‘Israel advocacy ecosystem.’ Many of the Israeli companies are located on land stolen from Palestinians in the West Bank; they are illegal under international law…
Despite coronavirus-caused cutbacks, Israel expects to get full $3.8 billion
Despite 26 million Americans out of work, and millions more impacted by coronavirus cutbacks, experts expect that Israel will get its full massive aid package. Administration official says Israelis don’t have to worry “even if there is a depression” – and even though the aid is damaging to Americans…
‘My heart comes first’ — Why Nita Lowey chose to chair House committee controlling funds to Israel
Lowey chose to ‘follow her heart’ by heading the state, foreign operations, and related programs subcommittee over a more prestigious subcommittee within the powerful House Appropriations Committee because it dealt with allocating funds for Israel.
Pro-Israel neocons abound in Washington, and they’re calling the shots
Longtime Middle East analyst Jeffrey Blankfort discusses the history of pro-Israel neoconservatives in Washington, and the influence of AIPAC and Sheldon Adelson in Middle East policy – and he’s naming names.
Flashback: Secretive Adelson-Saban Summit Raised Millions to Fight BDS
In 2015, billionaire Sheldon Adelson hosted a summit to battle the nonviolent boycott movement for Palestinian rights (BDS). All participants in the event pledged at least $1 million to cover the costs of “demonizing the demonizers…” Participants, true to the maxim that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, declined to discuss any financial pledges….