Congress members, perhaps eager for campaign donations from wealthy pro-Israel donors, continue finding creative new legislation to slip Israel even more US tax money on top of the $10 million per day it already receives. Welcome to the latest batch of bills designed to keep Israel front and center – bringing the total pieces of pro-Israel legislation for this session of Congress to NINETY.
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Mort Fridman: “Great News from AIPAC: Congress Just Passed Major Pro-Israel Legislation”
AIPAC President Mort Fridman sent supporters an email announcing: “Our work together just made a difference for Israel’s security and for its future.” He crowed that Congress passed legislation giving Israel almost $4 billion of US tax money, while taking away US aid to many Palestinian widows and orphans…
Taylor Force Act about to sneak through Congress, perpetuating oppression of Palestinians
The Taylor Force Act will probably become law by the end of the week. Two tragedies will be perpetuated: Palestinians will continue to be seen as terrorists, unworthy of food and shelter; and Israel will continue unabated in spending American money to kill and imprison them.
DOUBLE STANDARD: The Hill refuses to publish column about USS Liberty
The Hill published a column in favor of ending $300 million in US aid to Palestinians, based on the murder of an American by a Palestinian man unaffiliated with any Palestinian organization. In response, Geoff ONeill submitted a column that suggested suspending $3.8 billion to Israel, based on the Israeli military’s killing of 34 American servicemen. The Hill would not publish that column – but then published a second column by another Israel partisan praising the TFA…
The strange, sad saga of the Taylor Force Act
The murder of an American is being used to push new U.S. legislation on behalf of Israel, and to enrich an extremist right-wing Israeli organization with connections to an Israeli party outlawed by Israel as a terrorist organization, and that honors one of the most damaging spies against the U.S…
JTA: Billionaire Haim Saban backs bill slashing funds to Palestinian Authority (Taylor Force Act)
The Taylor Force Act, a bill to limit aid to the Palestinian Authority, is being peddled on both sides of the aisle by a nationwide grassroots network of pro-Israel activists—including Sheldon Adelson, Shawn Evenhaim, Haim Saban and Adam Milstein—as well as several powerful pro-Israel lobbying groups.
The Legitimacy of Family Compensation for Palestinians Killed, Injured, and Imprisoned
American lawmakers and Israeli leaders fail to grasp the need for a fund to compensate families of Palestinians killed, injured, or imprisoned—or the real reason for the violence coming out of the occupied West Bank and Gaza.