U.S. politicians just voted another billion dollars to Israel – allegedly to protect civilian lives. If they really wish to save civilian lives, it’s time for our Congress members to introduce legislation for a missile defense system for Palestinians, who are being killed in vastly larger numbers… (The post contains a form to contact Congress now!)
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CA Rep. Maxine Waters is Palestine’s newest hero!
Israel, the playground bully, incarcerates hundreds of Palestinian children every year, and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA-43) is saying, “not with American tax dollars you don’t!”
Which way did your Congressperson vote on the anti-boycott resolution?
In a rush vote before summer recess, the House of Representatives passed H.Res.246, which claims that the global boycott movement against Israel undermines the possibility for a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The majority of Americans oppose such legislation. The Israel lobby was elated. A few courageous Congress members voted against it…
Action Alert: send your member of Congress to learn about impact of cuts to UNRWA
In response to the Trump administration’s cutting off of funding to UNRWA, our members of Congress need to step in, get educated, and stand with Palestinians in their time of need. Every congressperson should attend the upcoming briefing.
Did Israel Win or Lose Following the US Midterm Elections?
018 midterm elections are a mixed bag when it comes to the Palestine/Israel issue: 6 Jewish people are expected to chair important congressional committees; 122 J-Street endorsees were elected (J-Street is pro-2 state solution); some of the many pro-Israel congress people lost their seats, while 3 new pro-Palestine women were elected; it is becoming more commonplace for even Israel supporters to speak critically of Israel.
Bottom line: the US midterm elections have ushered a new dawn in American politics that is defying the unflinching influence held for many years by pro-Israel lobbies and interest groups.
Tutorial on Congressional Scoreboards for the technologically challenged
If IAK’s new Congressional Scoreboards piqued your interest, but you shied away due to less-than-remarkable computer skills, this is just for you. In a few minutes, you’ll be ready to take on Capitol Hill…
Where do YOUR Congressional candidates stand on Palestine/Israel? See Scoreboards
If Americans Knew has created Scoreboards for candidates running for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections. See how your candidates stand on Palestine-Israel…