Israel’s efforts to control and destroy the lives of Palestinians is visible in the thousands of big and small incidents that happen every day. Below are summaries of just a handful of shocking (but unsurprising) stories from the past few days that you may not have heard about.
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Israel’s new radical government shows itself reckless and racist
Israel’s newly sworn-in government includes some shockingly extremist figures who have wasted no time implementing their agenda. Peruse a few excerpts from articles describing their recent escapades.
Mike Pence and the (alarming) company he keeps
Former VP Mike Pence recently visited Israel, where he spent time with Israeli extremists associated with a banned terrorist movement and meeting with mega-donor and Israel hawk Miriam Adelson, who is willing to pay big bucks for policymakers’ loyalty.
Ambitious Mike Pence meets with Miriam Adelson & anti-Christian Israelis connected to terror group
Hungry for campaign money, former VP Mike Pence went to Israel to pay tribute to billionaire Miriam Adelson, & met with 2 Israeli extremists who endorse violence against non-Jews, are hostile to “accursed Christianity,’ and are connected to a movement banned as a terror organization…
Altercation between Israeli and Palestinian legislators offers a snapshot of the larger issue
An ultra-nationalist Israeli lawmaker’s behavior on Tuesday is a microcosm of the conduct and attitude of Israel as a whole: bullying, self-absorbed, faux-victimized, evasive.
Israel’s legislature now home to racist Kahanist, Itamar Ben-Gvir
Dr. Zogby, personally familiar with the racism of Israel’s Kahanists, discusses the danger of having Itamar Ben-Gvir and his ilk in the Israeli legislature, the upcoming government, and Israeli mainstream, and what it may mean going forward.
Israel’s KKK – Jewish Power Party – partners with Netanyahu
Extremist Jewish supremacist parties find themselves suddenly relevant as Netanyahu’s Likud party seeks to form alliances and win enough legislative seats to protect him from legal action. Lieberman has even called for “disloyal” Palestinian citizens to be “beheaded.” It may be the beginning of a new level of rightwing governing.
Meet Netanyahu’s new allies, followers of an FBI-designated terrorist
Netanyahu is affiliating with an extremist political party named “Jewish Power” whose leaders were disciples of an FBI-designated terrorist… one JP leader referred to Christians as “bloodsucking vampires,” declared Christmas should be outlawed… another has a police record of assaulting both Palestinians and Israelis… another called for violence & a “religious war” against homosexuals… another’s client list reads like a ‘Who’s Who’ of suspects in Jewish terror cases and hate crimes in Israel…