Israeli forces killed 6-yr-old Hind Rajab & her rescuers; Israeli snipers are killing dozens; Israeli military arrests Canadian citizens; West Bank death; Netanyahu orders Rafah attack plan that includes evacuation; Israelis block humanitaruan aid to Gaza; memo from Biden demands accountability for allies receiving military aid; Meta considering censoring posts containing the word “Zionist”
Indications are that Israel used the October 7 attack as a pretext for the preexisting master plan to get rid of the Palestinians whose presence blocks the establishment of Greater Israel with sovereign control over the West Bank and at least portions of Gaza… Hamas had publicly and by back channels pushed for a 50-year cease-fire with Israel
The current situation in Gaza and Israel did not come out of the blue. Read critical background left out of breaking news alerts…
The ADL wants to see the continuation of Israeli abuse of Palestinian human rights – and the repression of free speech on American campuses – rather than cause discomfort among Jewish students.
It is shocking that this happened in Palestine just a few years after the Nazi regime was defeated and its concentration camp prisoners (many of them Jews) were freed.
Israeli groups are asking that Russian-Israeli billionaire Roman Abramovich be spared sanction because he has been generous in funding Zionist causes – causes that dispossess Palestinians.
The Palestinians have every right to ask why Western leaders, led by Biden, are imposing crippling sanctions on Moscow and threatening more retaliatory action if it continues with its invasion of Ukraine, but don’t take similar action against Israeli colonialism.
Plenty of Israel partisans deny or explain away the Nakba – the ethnic cleansing of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians c.1948 – but Israeli political leader Bezalel Smotrich openly admits it, and wishes it had gone further.
When the African Union chairperson unilaterally granted observer status to Israel, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa called the move “appalling,” citing Israel’s recent bombardment of Gaza and attacks in Jerusalem. Other AU members also objected.
Friedman’s fear is that the debate is quietly shifting outside this framework – towards the recognition that Israel is a belligerent apartheid regime and the conclusion that one democratic state for Palestinians and Jews is now the only viable solution.