A brilliant explanation of the history, present, and possible future of Palestine by anthropologist Khalil Nakhleh, a Christian Palestinian from the Galilee who experienced Israel’s founding war and subsequent actions first-hand. Mixing current & archival footage, the film provides a powerful, unusual, and profoundly valuable viewpoint.
When Israel invaded Egypt 65 years ago during the Suez Crisis, Pres. Eisenhower defended U.S. interests rather than enabling Israeli aggression. Even though he was up for reelection, he offered an exceptionally tough response: ‘We cannot – in the world, any more than in our own nation – subscribe to one law for the weak, another law for the strong…’ (Ike also opposed Israel after its Qibya massacre)
The Zionist movement, until relatively recently, never regarded Jerusalem as the Jewish people’s ‘eternal, unified’ capital. Now, Israel’s nationalists are willing to set the Middle East ablaze for the sake of Greater Jerusalem
The authorities turned a blind eye and thus encouraged the looting, despite all the denunciations, the pretense and a few ridiculous trials. The looting served a national purpose: to quickly complete the ethnic cleansing of most of the country of its Arabs, and to see to it that 700,000 refugees would never even imagine returning to their homes… A first-ever comprehensive study reveals the extent to which Jews looted Palestinian property during the War of Independence…
The hashtag #COVID1948 seeks to equate the current devastation resulting from the coronavirus with the catastrophe that occurred to the Palestinian people in 1948 at the hands of the Israelis. It is reportedly trending on social media and is in one sense an eloquent reminder of the wrongs committed against an entire people, to include a deliberate policy of ethnic cleansing that bore fruit in 1948-9.
Philip Giraldi: The tale of the Liberty demonstrates that even fifty-three years ago the United States government was betraying its own people out of deference to Jewish power and to the state of Israel.
Riveting story of pro-Israel extremists whose 1985 terror bombing killed a Palestinian peace activist in California. Despite compelling evidence of their guilt – and their organization being identified as illegal in Israel – the Jewish State has harbored them while they live openly on an Israeli settlement.
A 5-minute video on what the new Israel-Palestine “peace plan” is all about… the history, current context, and who was behind the Trump administration’s proposed “deal of the century”…
David Brog announced that his organization secretly funded over 3,200 pro-Israel events on 112 campuses in 2019, and brought over 2,300 student leaders on “transformative trips to Israel.” He writes: “You will never see our name on the events we sponsor…”
In this frank, and frankly courageous piece, Philip Weiss lays bare the agenda of the Israel lobby and how it has manipulated the American Jewish community and the US government for decades. But, he predicts, the lobby is dying, and in its wake, peace is achievable.