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Mar 11 09:38

Pro-Israel Lobbying Movement Led by Steve Mnuchin and Caitlyn Jenner Hits the Plaza

The Champions of Jewish Values (“uniquely effective in promoting Jewish Values and defending Israel in mainstream and international media”) Awards Gala must have been the event of the year, from Davis Richardson’s description. Any shindig that features conversation praising Nikki Haley and Donald Trump, and includes photo ops with Sean Spicer – such a heady experience is only for those who have reached the pinnacle of the social ladder.

Mar 11 09:37

Israeli Army Abducts Four Palestinians In Jericho

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in the West Bank governorate of Jericho and abducted four Palestinians.

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded and searched many homes in Jericho, before abducting the four Palestinians.

The PPS identified the abducted Palestinians as Karam Nasser ‘Ayed, ‘Ameed Rajeh Kteifi, Mo’in Tareq Eqeila and Hamza Jamal Hdeib.

Furthermore, the soldiers confiscated a Palestinian truck and a bulldozer while preparing to conduct work aimed at paving a new agricultural road leading to Palestinian lands in Qabalan town, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.

Mar 11 09:30

Who Profits From Keeping Gaza On The Brink Of Humanitarian Catastrophe?

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>>>As long as Gaza remains on the brink of collapse, international donors keep the flow of humanitarian aid money going. If the crisis were ended and the siege lifted, it is safe to assume that that the international donors would change the type of aid they provide and return to focus on the development of the Gazan economy (as they did from 1994—2000, until the outbreak of the Second Intifada). This type of aid would likely compete with certain branches of Israeli companies and therefore threaten the Israeli economy. Keeping Gaza on the verge of collapse keeps international humanitarian aid money flowing exactly to where it benefits Israeli interests.

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(*Finally we have an American President that understands this concept .63 days till he makes Jerusalem the capital )

Mar 11 08:07

'People Are Ready': Breaking Taboo, Palestinian Parties to Run in Israeli Election in Jerusalem

(*One would think Ted Cruz would voice some support for this endeavor!)

Mar 10 12:37

The only Jewish ghetto in the Middle East

"Aljazeera reported on 7 March that the Israeli parliament has passed a law that allows the minister of interior to revoke the residency rights of any Palestinian in Jerusalem on grounds of a “breach of loyalty” to Israel.

"Under the new measure, Israel’s interior minister, Aryeh Deri, leader of the ultra-Orthodox political party Shas and a convicted criminal, has the authority to revoke the residency documents of any Palestinian whom he deems a “threat”.

"It doesn’t take a genius to grasp that this law is racially oriented: it applies only to non-Jews. This type of law follows from the fact that Israel defines itself as the “the Jewish State” and operates as a tyrannical Jewish shtetl in which the Palestinians are Goyim du jour – a daily basis they are confronted by the most extreme forms of Jewish exceptionalism (choseness)... >>

Mar 10 10:13

GOP Senator Long Critical Of Yemen War Now Helping Trump Block Debate On It

Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) spent much of 2017 urging greater accountability for the American role in the civil war in Yemen ? presenting himself as one of few GOP critics of the Trump administration’s policies and aligning with prominent critics of U.S.-backed Saudi-United Arab Emirates operations in Yemen, like Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and a bevy of national security experts on the left and right.

Now he is trying to undercut the clearest shot war skeptics have of forcing the U.S. to change course.

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Sadly, this is the legislation which will probably be voted into law; and I would strongly suspect that it is utterly no accident that this legislation has been introduced shortly after the "AIIPAC Convention came to DC.

Young just apparently got "turned" to support the Israeli notion of a US proxy war against Iran, staged from Yemen and Saudi Arabia.

And precisely what this legislation is engineered to do IS to create an outright proxy war with Iran, which may well lead to an actual, physical attack by the US against Tehran.

Mar 10 08:42

The amended ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Act’ is still unconstitutional, and still must be stopped

In a nutshell, and in non-legalese, S.720 seeks to expand the scope of the 1979 “Export Administration Act,” which prohibits boycotts against Israel, Israeli businesses, and Israeli products, initially called for by Arab countries. The Export Administration Act specifies that it is illegal for Americans to heed a call for a boycott of Israel that is issued by a foreign government or governmental entity.

Mar 10 08:41

Leader in Jewish group banned from Labour Party office

Noted Jewish Palestine activist and secretary of left-wing group Jewish Voice for Labour has been banned from holding office in the UK’s main opposition party.

On Wednesday Glyn Secker received a letter from Labour Party officials saying he had been put on “administrative suspension,” citing unspecified “comments made on social media that may be anti-Semitic.”

The letter adds that Secker is now barred from attending any party meetings including Labour’s annual conference.

Speaking to The Electronic Intifada, Secker called it “a direct attack” on Jewish Voice for Labour by the party’s establishment.

Mar 10 08:41

Labour expels Jewish anti-Zionist Tony Greenstein

The Labour Party on Sunday expelled prominent Jewish anti-Zionist Tony Greenstein, citing his allegedly abusive language and his criticism of leading pro-Israel figures in the UK’s main opposition party.

A disciplinary panel expelled Greenstein for what it claimed was online abuse.

But Greenstein disputes this and says the real reason was that he has spoken out against the Israel lobby within the Labour Party.

“I expected it,” he told The Electronic Intifada after his expulsion.

Mar 10 08:40

Labour apparatchiks smear Black activist in “anti-Semitism” witch hunt

A campaigner against racism is resisting attempts to have him expelled from the UK’s Labour Party over fabricated claims of anti-Semitism.

Marc Wadsworth faces a disciplinary hearing of party bureaucrats on 25 April, he told The Electronic Intifada, and has had to hire a lawyer.

He has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help with legal costs.

The hearing is a high-profile part of what Labour activists say is a “witch hunt” of left-wingers and critics of Israel.

Mar 10 08:38

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: Is the U.S. Ramping up its Military Presence in Syria and Preparing to Attack Iran for Israel?

Delivered to The Israel Lobby and American Policy 2018 conference March 2, 2018 at the National Press Club

The Israel Lobby and American Policy conference was solely sponsored by the American Educational Trust, publisher of the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, and the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy (IRmep). This is a rush transcript.

Mar 10 08:38

Palestinian Boy Loses His Sight After Israeli Troops Shoot Him in the Eye

Fourteen-year-old Mohammed Nubani was standing in the sandy area next to the swings, about 20 meters away from the soldiers. Suddenly he felt a powerful blow to the face. Blood spurted from one eye. He pressed his hand against his eye, trying to quell the searing pain; blackness swirled around him and he grew dizzy but somehow managed to stay on his feet. He had no idea what was happening. Nor did he see the soldier who had fired the bullet coated in black rubber that smashed into his eye socket and lodged there.

Mar 10 08:36

Israeli forces kill mentally disabled Palestinian

Israeli forces have killed a mentally disabled Palestinian man during clashes in the Bab al-Zawiya area of Hebron city in the occupied West Bank, according to a family member and officials.

The Palestinian health ministry identified on Friday the slain man as Mohammad Zain al-Jabari.

The 24-year-old was shot in the chest by Israeli forces earlier in the day during protests against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

According to the ministry, al-Jabari succumbed to bullet wounds after being rushed to the Hebron governmental hospital.

Mar 10 08:35

Netanyahu said to ask Trump not to sell Saudis nuclear reactors

And if you do go ahead, at least don't let Riyadh enrich its own uranium, PM reportedly urged US president; Saudis want up to 17 reactors, Iran-style enrichment rights

Mar 10 08:01

Gideon Levy on Israel in Denial: Anyone Who Raises a Question Is 'Crushed'

(* 64 Days Till The American President Declares Jerusalem Israel's Capital !)

Mar 10 07:45

Swallowed by the swamp

American Founding Father Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Nowadays I would modify that to “those who trade liberty for safety wind up with neither, and very often wind up dead.”

Consider the plight of Monika Schaefer, a Canadian fiddle player snatched off the streets of Germany for disagreeing with the phony story that maintains the Jewish fiction of World War II — you know — the magical SIX MILLION number that has earned billions of dollars for greedy Jews despite the empirically proven number of all deaths (not just Jews) in the German labor camps being only 273,905 according to International Red Cross statistics published in 1980 (later raised to 296,081 by scholar Germar Rudolf).

Mar 10 07:37

The “forbidden” flavors of Palestine

“The taste reminds them of Palestine. That’s why people love our ice cream,” said Khamis Ghafour, better known as Abu Nader.

Abu Nader, 73, owns an ice cream shop in Baddawi, a Palestinian refugee camp near Tripoli in northern Lebanon. His is a family trade going back nearly a century.

“I make it the same way my father used to back in Akka, Palestine,” he said with pride.

Mar 10 07:36

EU lawmaker demands investigation of Israel lobby smears

A prominent member of the European Parliament is demanding an official investigation into the role of a high-level European Union civil servant in an Israel lobby smear campaign targeting her.

Ana Gomes, a center-left lawmaker from Portugal, is being denounced by Israel lobby groups as anti-Semitic after she publicly criticized them for attempting to block her from hosting Palestinian human rights campaigner Omar Barghouti for a talk at the European Parliament in Brussels last week.

Mar 10 07:09

Israeli, Saudi officials hold Egypt-mediated meetings in Cairo: Report

An official with the Palestinian Authority (PA) says top Israeli and Saudi officials held a series of secret Egypt-brokered meetings in Cairo, last week, as more signs emerge of warming relations between the two regimes.

The unnamed official, told Emirati daily Khaleej Times on Friday that the meetings were a “significant development” in the slowly warming ties between Tel Aviv and Riyadh.

The talks between Israeli and Saudi officials took place at a luxury hotel in Cairo, with Egyptian officials present, dealing with the economic interests of Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, particularly in the Red Sea region, the official said.

He also warned that the Israel-Saudi détente is harming the Palestinians.

Mar 10 05:57

Part Of New US Embassy Site In Jerusalem May Be In Disputed Territory

Part of the Jerusalem site set to house the new US embassy in Israel may be in a “No Man’s Land” between East and West Jerusalem that is claimed by the Palestinians, the New York Times reported Thursday.

US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would relocate the country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May was met with wide-spread anger among Palestinians and others, but it may be even further complicated with some saying the new embassy location is not in pre-1967 Israeli sovereign territory.

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Mar 10 05:14

AIPAC Returns to Washington

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is back in Washington for its annual summit. Or at least it used to be called a summit but now it is referred to as a policy conference, which is perhaps a bit of very welcome transparency as if there is one thing that AIPAC is good at it is using its $100 million budget and 300 employees to harass lawmakers on Capitol Hill and generate policy for the United States to adhere to.

Eighteen thousand supporters have gathered at the city’s Convention Center to hear speeches by U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Vice President Mike Pence, plus Senators Marco Rubio, Robert Menendez, Tom Cotton and Ben Cardin.

My personal favorite is Maryland Congressman and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer who has visited Israel so many times he might as well move there>>>

Mar 10 00:55

Is the US Ramping Up Its Military Presence in Syria and Planning to Attack Iran for Israel?

Col. Larry Wilkerson speaking at the National Press Club the day before the official AIPAC Conference. The alternative conference was titled: 'U.S.-Israel Relations and Middle East Policy'

Mar 09 11:30

Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize!

If you’ve not heard the exciting news already, the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize!

BDS is rooted in a tradition of grassroots resistance to apartheid. Since Palestinian civil society organisations made the call for BDS in 2005, millions of people around the world have answered that call by delivering incredible and successful campaigns in their communities, on their campuses and alongside policy-makers.

In partnership with Jewish Voice for Peace, we’ve launched a petition urging the Nobel Committee to grant the Peace Prize to the BDS movement. The Nobel Committee will publish a shortlist of nominees before the end of September. Let’s make sure the BDS movement is on that list.

Mar 09 11:10

The Washington Post: Nikki Haley Steals The Show

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference crowd hadn’t had something or someone unabashedly to cheer for — until Monday evening. Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was greeted as a rock star and repeatedly brought the crowd to its feet as she recounted her record at the U.N. “When I come to AIPAC, I am with friends,” she started off.>>>

(*In this instance , oddly enough , The Compost came to Praise Trump , not to Bury him !)

Mar 09 11:00

Your Marine Corps:: Marines arrive in Israel

Nearly 2,500 Marines landed in Israel on Tuesday as part of a biennial military exercise known as Juniper Cobra.

(*whats yours is mine , and whats mine is mine
nodding yahoo )

Mar 09 09:11

FLASHBACK - ISRAELI GROUP ASKS US GOVERNMENT TO CENSOR AND INVESTIGATE AMERICANS WHO CRITICIZE ISRAEL

Yes, you read the title correctly, the JIDF are now asking the US government to censor and investigate people who criticize Israel online. This should be a wake up call to anyone who reads this post! The country wanted “change” when they overwhelmingly elected Obama. People expected to see a roll back of the civil rights intrusions that Bush so happily implemented using the Politics of “fear” to establish a United States of Big Brother America. Israel was a big part of creating these “Politics of Fear” that the world is now hopefully waking up from. These politics can be very simply stated in one sentence really; “Muslims=BAD Israel/USA=GOOD” and the public need not know anything other than that, trust your Government, they know best how to take care of you lowly peons.

Mar 09 08:47

Congressmen call for ‘foreign agent’ tag for Al Jazeera as it ‘digs into pro-Israel lobby’

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The letter, signed by Ted Cruz, Josh Gottheimer, Lee Zeldin and others, claims Al Jazeera’s coverage also favors State Department-designated terrorist organizations, including Hamas, Hezbollah and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, as well as Al-Nusra Front. The Americans “deserve to know whether the information and news media they consume is impartial, or if it is deceptive propaganda pushed by foreign nations,” it urges.

(*so why aren't Ted Cruz, Josh Gottheimer, Lee Zeldin and others working as diligently to reverse The Smith/Mundt act ?

Mar 09 08:33

The Only Jewish Ghetto in the Middle East

AlJazeera reported yesterday that the Israeli parliament has passed a law that allows the Minister of Interior to revoke the residency rights of any Palestinian in Jerusalem on grounds of a "breach of loyalty" to Israel.

Under the new measure, Israel's Interior Minister, Aryeh Deri, leader of the ultra-Orthodox political party Shas and a convicted criminal , has the authority to revoke the residency documents of any Palestinian whom he deems a “threat.”

It doesn’t take a genius to grasp that this law is racially oriented: it only applies to non-Jews. This type of law follows from the fact that Israel defines itself as the ‘The Jewish State,’ and operates as a tyrannical Jewish shtetl in which the Palestinians are Goyim du jour --0n a daily basis they are confronted by the most extreme forms of Jewish exceptionalism (choseness).

Mar 09 08:20

Conway Hall, UK "Home of Free Speech" Bans Free Speech

I am a fairly regular attendee of meetings run by a group in London called "KeepTalking". These meetings usually have a guest speaker who will address some contentious political issue, from the origins of WW1 to False-Flag terror to Gilad Atzmon speaking about his latest book.

Conway Hall has banned our group from using its premises, cancelling a string of bookings for six talks that should have started last Monday evening (05/03/18) with a critical analysis of the inaugural lecture by Professor Colin Bailey, Principal of St. Mary's University of London, on the collapse of WTC7 on 9/11 due to fires.

(Only) Because it is relevant to this article, it needs to be stated that our group has never publicly debated issues related to 'The Holocaust'.

Most members of the group are the remnants of the old London 9/11 Truth group.

Mar 09 08:15

Al Jazeera rejects 'baseless' calls for network to register as foreign agent in U.S.

The news network Al Jazeera on Thursday dismissed calls from members of Congress for it to register as a foreign agent under U.S. law.

In a statement, the Qatar-based broadcasting giant said the drive to bring its operations under the regulation of the Foreign Agents Registration Act amounts to an assault on press freedom.

"It is shocking to hear calls being made by a number of US lawmakers to register Al Jazeera as a foreign agent," the network said in its first public reaction since 18 House members and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) sent a letter Tuesday urging the Justice Department to investigate Al Jazeera's compliance with the eight-decade-old law governing lobbying and propaganda efforts in the U.S. by foreign governments and foreign political parties.

Mar 09 08:15

Marines arrive in Israel

Nearly 2,500 Marines landed in Israel on Tuesday as part of a biennial military exercise known as Juniper Cobra.

The Marines, deployed with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the amphibious assault ship Iwo Jima, will train with Israeli Defense Forces, as the IDF carries out a series of ballistic missile drills. However, Marines will not directly participate in the missile drills, according to a command release.

“Our focus during Juniper Cobra 18 will be to hone our warfighting skills and ensure we are ready to react to any contingency we might face in U.S. 6th Fleet,” Col. Farrell J. Sullivan, the 26th MEU commanding officer, said in a command release.

Mar 09 08:13

New billboard campaign raises awareness about child prisoners held by Israel

Palestine Advocacy Project’s latest billboard ad campaign intends to raise awareness about Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old Palestinian activist who now faces up to 10 years in Israel’s military prison over an altercation with Israeli soldiers. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called for Ahed’s immediate release.

On December 19 at 3AM, the Israeli military raided and ransacked Ahed’s home, arresting her along with her mother and cousin, and charged Ahed with 12 criminal counts, including assault and incitement.

During a protest, Ahed’s 14-year-old cousin was shot in the head at close range by an Israeli soldier. Israeli soldiers then invaded the Tamimi family’s home and threatened the entire family.

Ahed demanded the soldiers leave . After they refused, the unarmed Ahed slapped one of the heavily armed soldiers. It is clear from a video that later went viral, Ahed posed no actual threat to these soldiers.

Mar 09 08:13

How Israel and its partisans work to censor the Internet

Numerous well funded, organized projects by and for Israel work to flood social media with pro-Israel propaganda, while blocking facts Israel dislikes. The projects utilize Israeli soldiers, students, American teens and others, and range from infiltrating Wikipedia to influencing YouTube. Some operate out of Jewish Community Centers in the U.S.

Mar 09 08:12

US Anti-boycott Bill Threatens First Amendment

On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced that it maintains its opposition to the revisions made in the “Anti-BDS” that was presented by the US Congress over a year ago.

In addition to their opposition, Ben Wizner, director of the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project stated that “the revised bill continues to penalize participants in political boycotts in violation of the First Amendment.” The ACLU also stated that should the bill pass, they would challenge the bill in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mar 09 07:50

Israeli PM Calls US Envoy to UN 'Hurricane Haley'

Netanyahu stated that during the last few days of his visit to the US he met with President Donald Trump, leaders of the Senate, Congress, business leaders, and also with the US ambassador to the UN.

During his speech, Netanyahu praised the support of Nikki Haley, which, he explained, she provides to Israel in the international organization.

"We call her 'hurricane Haley.' She does a wonderful job for the sake of truth and to protect Israel in the UN," the Israeli prime minister stated.

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Isn't her job to protect the US?

Mar 09 07:42

Are Yemeni kids, like Palestinian kids, children of a lesser God?

Stuart Littlewood compares the callous disregard shown by Saudi Arabia and its allies towards civilian in Yemen with that shown by Israel towards the Palestinians, and laments the indifference of the UK government, which backs both regimes. >>

Mar 09 07:37

Israeli lawfare “backfires” in New Zealand

More than 100 activists gathered on 31 January at the Federal building in Oakland, California, to demonstrate in solidarity with Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, who turned 17 in Israeli military detention that same day.

Protesters connected Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children to the system of youth imprisonment in the US.

“None of them should be in prison – we say no more cages,” a speaker said. “Free Ahed and all political prisoners.”

Tamimi was detained during a night raid in the occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh two months ago. She was arrested after video circulated showing her and a cousin slapping and shoving two heavily armed Israeli soldiers following an incident in which a soldier had shot in the head and seriously injured their 15-year-old relative Muhammad Tamimi.

Mar 09 07:37

Perverse arguments from Israel’s perverse lobby

Pro-Israel advocates took umbrage lately when an EU lawmaker suggested they belonged to a “perverse lobby.”

Daniel Schwammenthal is a protagonist in that lobby, whose arguments tend to be perverse.

He heads the AJC Transatlantic Institute, the Brussels office of the American Jewish Committee. According to his narrative, Israel is always being picked on by nasty neighbors.

Mar 09 07:36

Leader in Jewish group banned from Labour Party office

Noted Jewish Palestine activist and secretary of left-wing group Jewish Voice for Labour has been banned from holding office in the UK’s main opposition party.

Glyn Secker on Wednesday received a letter from Labour Party officials saying he had been put on “administrative suspension,” citing unspecified “comments made on social media that may be anti-Semitic.”

The letter adds that Secker is now barred from attending any party meetings including Labour’s annual conference.

Mar 09 06:55

MegaWin For Trump Administration: 12 Standing Ovations for Nikki Haley at AIPAC’s UN Hatefest

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In her 20-minute speech Monday, Haley was interrupted by loving hecklers who shouted, “We love you, Nikki” (“I love you, too,” she responded, on the record). And she received twelve, count them on the video, twelve standing ovations.>>>

(*This is GREAT NEWS for Residents of California !)

Mar 09 04:01

German neo-Nazi party in EU parliament says it is 'on the side of Iran'

Germany's largest neo-Nazi party NPD declared at a European parliament debate last month in Strasbourg that his party fully supports the Islamic Republic of Iran and wants all sanctions lifted on the regime in Tehran. "Where are the sanctions against other states that violate human rights and commit war crimes: the United States of America, Saudi Arabia, Israel?. It is time to lift all sanctions against Tehran, and give Iran another chance!," said the neo-Nazi MEP Udo Voigt, who was elected to the European Parliament in 2014. The 65-year-old Vogit, who lives in Berlin, is a member of the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
Note: Wonder why Israel calls them neo-nazi? Name calling I guess.

Mar 08 23:36

Schumer Denounced for 'Absolutely Disgusting' AIPAC Speech

"Bigoted," "outrageous," and "disgusting" were just a handful of the many adjectives critics used to denounce Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-N.Y.) speech this week before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which attributed ongoing Middle East conflict not to Israel's decades of brutal U.S.-backed occupation of Palestinian territories, but to Palestinians' failure to "believe in the Torah."

Mar 08 13:47

Wars for Israel Drive Mass Immigration into Europe

An expose of Israel's role in destabilising the Middle East. Israel not only manipulated the British and American governments in the lead up to the Iraq war but they have also funded and supported ISIS in order to destabilise the Syrian regime. Whilst the destabilisation of the Middle East has secured Israel's position as the dominant force in the region, it has also created a flood of refugees that pour into Europe and threaten the very existence of the European people.

Mar 08 11:00

Thousands of US troops take part in war games with Israeli soldiers as they simulate an attack on the country by Iran

Thousands of US troops are taking part in war games with Israeli soldiers in a simulation of an attack on the country by Iran.

US and Israeli commanders overseeing the major joint air defence exercise spoke Thursday of preparing for evolving threats in the Middle East during the drill.

The Juniper Cobra exercise, held every two years since 2001, comes as Israel is increasingly concerned by what it says is a growing Iranian military presence in neighbouring Syria and Lebanon.

It runs from March 4 to March 15 this year and involves more than 2,500 US troops and 2,000 Israeli Aerial Defense troops.

Mar 08 08:49

12 Standing Ovations for Nikki Haley at AIPAC’s UN Hatefest

Here’s something US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley and the 18,000 pro-Israel Jews who packed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington, DC on Monday: they loathe the United Nations – and they love Israel.

In her 20-minute speech Monday, Haley was interrupted by loving hecklers who shouted, “We love you, Nikki” (“I love you, too,” she responded, on the record). And she received twelve, count them on the video, twelve standing ovations.

We think if ambassador Haley were to leap into her audience, she’d be crowd-surfing all the way to the lobby.

Mar 08 08:35

‘Top secret’ details of Israeli military systems and tactics briefly leaked online

An official document revealing two highly classified Israeli military systems, which had never been publicly mentioned before, was reportedly leaked in what the IDF describes as a “serious information security error.”
The leaked Israel Defense Ministry paper was signed by Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and disclosed classified information concerning the military capabilities and operational methods of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Haaretz reported.

According to the news outlet, which could not disclose any names or details due to a potential violation of the Israeli military censorship regulations, at least two sections of the document mentioned top secret mechanisms or systems, the existence of which had never been mentioned by the IDF.

Mar 08 08:33

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Aiding Zionist Group’s Push to Oust McMaster

US National Security Adviser HR McMaster is reportedly down to his last few weeks in the White House, which, perhaps coincidentally, aligns with a long-standing effort by the oldest Zionist organization in the country to seek McMaster’s ouster.

"General McMaster should not maintain a position where he can continue to undermine President Trump's policies on Iran, Israel and the fight against ‘radical Islamic terrorism' — a term that General McMaster believes should not even be used," the Zionist Organization of America said in a statement last fall.

The ZOA urged "Trump to remove General McMaster from his current position and reassign him to another position," the statement reads.

The Mint Press News' Whitney Webb reported March 6 that the organization's "efforts to axe McMaster as national security adviser gained considerable momentum after securing the support of Zionist billionaire donor Sheldon Adelson."

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Talk about interfering with the US' internal politics!!!!

Mar 08 08:30

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel

THE CRIMINALIZATION OF political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the West. In France, activists have been arrested and prosecuted for wearing T-shirts advocating a boycott of Israel. The U.K. has enacted a series of measures designed to outlaw such activism. In the U.S., governors compete with one another over who can implement the most extreme regulations to bar businesses from participating in any boycotts aimed even at Israeli settlements, which the world regards as illegal. On U.S. campuses, punishment of pro-Palestinian students for expressing criticisms of Israel is so commonplace that the Center for Constitutional Rights refers to it as “the Palestine Exception” to free speech.

Mar 08 08:29

Israel passes law to strip residency of Jerusalem's Palestinians

The Israeli parliament has passed a law that allows the minister of interior to revoke the residency rights of any Palestinian in Jerusalem on grounds of a "breach of loyalty" to Israel.

The bill, ratified on Wednesday, will also apply in cases where residency status was obtained on the basis of false information, and in cases where "an individual committed a criminal act" in the view of the interior ministry.

Under the new measure, Israel's Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, leader of the ultra-Orthodox political party Shas, will be able to strip the residency documents of any Palestinian whom he deems a threat.

Hanan Ashrawi, a senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), described the law as "an extremely racist piece of legislation.

Mar 08 08:28

In daylight campus raid, undercover commandos nab West Bank student leader

Undercover commandos on Wednesday captured the Palestinian student council head at a West Bank university for suspected involvement in terror activity, a Border Police spokesman said.

Mar 08 08:25

AS DEMOCRATS SHIFT LEFT ON PALESTINE, 2020 CONTENDER KAMALA HARRIS GIVES OFF-THE-RECORD ADDRESS TO AIPAC

Kamala Harris gave an off-the-record speech at the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, on Monday. Her speech, which emphasized the need for a strong relationship between the United States and Israel, came amid a gradual leftward shift on Israel among some members of the Democratic Party.

Democratic lawmakers are increasingly sympathetic to the plight of Palestinians; while not anti-Israel, more and more rank-and-file party members believe the U.S. should be more mindful of Israeli human rights violations. AIPAC is a powerful, pro-Israel lobbying force and has made opposition to former President Barack Obama’s Iran deal a key priority. It is also currently supporting legislation to make some support for the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement — which seeks to hold Israel accountable for violations of international law — a felony.

Mar 08 08:21

Watch: Netanyahu Gives Paratroopers Red Beret to Rep. Steve Scalise

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA 1st District) an IDF Paratrooper’s red beret, in appreciation of his support for Israel.

On June 14, 2017, Scalise was shot at a practice session for the congressional baseball team in Virginia, and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. On September 28, 2017, he returned to the House.

Scalise told the AIPAC conference on Tuesday: “…after I was shot, on the day I was shot we get a call from Prime Minister Netanyahu. Now, I was out of it for three days. I didn’t come to after I had surgeries, fighting for my life, infections, and finally by day three I woke up. And my wife was there. My family was there. They started sharing some of the stories of the people that were praying all around the world. And one of the things that stood out, they said, Prime Minister Netanyahu called for you.

Mar 08 08:19

Schumer and Dems outdo Trump at AIPAC– there’s no peace because ‘Palestinians don’t believe in Torah’

That orgy of elite devotion to Israel that is the AIPAC policy conference has featured one prominent Democrat after another seeking to outflank the Trump administration in their expressions of love for Israel.

Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer took the prize by slinging mud at Palestinians and Arabs as the reason there is no end to the conflict. Schumer said the problem is that the Palestinians don’t believe in the Jewish Torah:

Mar 08 08:17

Congressmen call for ‘foreign agent’ tag for Al Jazeera as it ‘digs into pro-Israel lobby’

A group of congressmen has called for Al Jazeera to be designated a “foreign agent” for its “anti-American and anti-Semitic broadcasts.” This coincided with reports the TV network was releasing a film on the US pro-Israel lobby.

Mar 08 08:15

Arizona university forces speakers to sign pledge they don’t boycott Israel

A professor has filed a lawsuit against Arizona State University and the state’s attorney general over a gross violation of free speech rights.

It is the second legal challenge to Arizona’s 2016 law against supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign for Palestinian rights.

The Muslim Students Association at Arizona State University had invited American Muslims for Palestine chair, University of California at Berkeley lecturer Hatem Bazian, to speak about Palestine and the BDS campaign during an event on campus next month.

In order to participate, Bazian and other members of his group who had been invited were asked to sign the university’s speakers agreement – usually a boilerplate legal document outlining the terms of an event.

But Arizona State University’s agreement includes a clause that speakers must certify they are not engaged with the BDS movement.

Mar 08 08:14

Israel’s systematic violence against Palestinian women

Crucial to Israeli colonialism is an attempt at the destruction of Palestinian society. This is part of a bid to secure demographic majority over non-Jewish people across all of historic Palestine and maximal control over the territory and its resources.

Pursuing these goals necessarily involves hindering Palestinians’ ability to raise their next generation and to sustain, educate and care for themselves and each other.

The institutionalized destruction of Palestinian women’s lives has thus been an essential feature of the Israeli project. And as the world celebrates International Women’s Day, and in a time of the #MeToo movement, it is important to remember how Israel has systematically carried out violence against Palestinian women, undercut their healthcare, and undermined their socio-economic conditions.

In this regard, Israeli settler-colonialism can be seen as intrinsically anti-feminist and a form of gendered violence.

Mar 08 08:13

EU to supply electricity to Israeli settlements

The European Union will within a few years be supplying electricity to Israel’s settlements in the occupied West Bank and Syria’s Golan Heights, all of which are illegal under international law.

That is what will happen when a major EU-backed infrastructure project, the EuroAsia Interconnector, is completed.

This is a subsea cable system that will connect the Israeli electricity grid to Europe via Greece and Cyprus.

This “energy highway” will create “a reliable alternative route for the transfer of electric energy to and from Europe,” according to the project website.

Mar 08 08:13

Israelis disguised as journalists shoot, abduct Palestinian students

Undercover agents from Israel’s Border Police stormed the Birzeit University campus in the occupied West Bank disguised as journalists on Wednesday.

They beat and arrested Omar Kiswani, the head of the student council.

The university said Wednesday night that two students were injured by Israeli gunfire during the incursion and were being treated at the hospital.

Birzeit University condemned what it called a “barbaric intrusion.”

Mar 08 08:03

Israeli Prime Minister Says May Call Early General Elections

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he may call snap general elections but still hoped for his cabinet to work until the end of its term in November 2019.

The Israeli ruling coalition has been in crisis due to the demand of the ultra-Orthodox United Torah Judaism political alliance to exempt its voters from conscription, which was opposed by Netanyahu's secularist allies.

"What I want is to be able to complete the term of this government, which is about November ’19… If the coalition agrees, that’s what we’ll do. If not, we’ll go to elections," Netanyahu said on Wednesday as quoted by The Times of Israel newspaper.

Mar 08 05:47

Pence at AIPAC vows Iran nuke deal to end ‘immediately’ if not fixed

US Vice President Mike Pence vowed the US would withdraw from the nuclear deal forged between Iran and six world powers in the coming months unless lawmakers move to fix the agreement, and called US President Donald Trump the most pro-Israel president the country has ever had. Speaking to the annual policy conference of pro-Israel lobby AIPAC, Pence also hailed the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and said a peace proposal being crafted by the administration would not compromise on Israel's security ... "Make no mistake about it, this is their last chance. Unless the Iran nuclear deal is fixed in the coming months, the United States of America will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal immediately," Pence told a packed convention hall in Washington, DC.

Mar 08 05:44

It’s Time For AIPAC To Register As A Foreign Agent

This weekend, 18,000 Americans from all over the country are coming to Washington to participate in the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference. AIPAC is one of the leading forces behind the Israel lobby, joined in recent years by the ascending Christians United for Israel. Other Jewish "pro-Israel" organizations are niche affairs, representing particular constituencies on the left or right ... How can America's representatives declare that any other country's fight - even one as close to us as Israel is - is our fight, its cause our cause, its values our values? It's precisely this kind of overidentification that George Washington warned against in his 1796 farewell address ... It is time to require AIPAC to register as what it is: a foreign agent.

Mar 08 05:40

AIPAC Returns to Washington

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is back in Washington for its annual summit ... If there is one thing that AIPAC is good at it is using its $100 million budget and 300 employees to harass lawmakers on Capitol Hill and generate policy for the United States to adhere to. Eighteen thousand supporters have gathered at the city's Convention Center ... If you want to get some idea of the money and political power represented at AIPAC this year I would recommend going through the speakers' list, a dazzling display of precisely why the United States is in bondage to Israel and its interests ... Every American president has to bow before Jewish power in the United States ...

Mar 08 04:44

Your Tax Dollars At Work: Holocaust Trips to Poland for Israeli Youth Should Start in Germany

Because of the structure of these trips, tens of thousands of young Israelis unintentionally associate the Holocaust with Poland, sometimes far more than with Nazi Germany

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Mar 08 02:00

WHAT'S IN AL JAZEERA'S UNDERCOVER FILM ON THE US ISRAEL LOBBY?

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Under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, commonly known as FARA, US organizations and individuals who work on behalf of foreign governments are required to register with the counterintelligence section of the Department of Justice.

A search on the FARA website shows that the Foundation for Defense of Democracies is not registered.

Al Jazeera’s film reportedly identifies a number of lobby groups as working with Israel to spy on American citizens using sophisticated data gathering techniques. The documentary is also said to cast light on covert efforts to smear and intimidate Americans seen as too critical of Israel.

Israel lobby groups have placed intense pressure on Qatar, which funds Al Jazeera, to shelve the film, fueling speculation it may never be aired.

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Mar 07 13:23

Trump-Netanyahu Meeting at White House to Discuss Multi-Front War in Middle East

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet U.S. President Donald J. Trump to discuss what has long been in the works, war. A war against Syria, Hezbollah, Lebanon and eventually its main target, Iran. Another issue will be discussed is the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem (which in my mind will lead to the Third Intifada). According to earlier reports by the mainstream media (MSM), in this case CBS News:

Mar 07 13:22

Israel’s Deliberate and Carefully Planned Annexation of Palestine

It is hard to get too excited over small steps toward annexation, such as a law that moves a university from the jurisdiction of one council of higher education to another. The international community will not raise a storm. The UN Security Council will not hold an emergency session. The EU will not threaten sanctions. Yet this is precisely what the annexation of Palestine will look like.

The Knesset on Monday passed a law that places Israeli universities in the occupied Palestinian territories under the aegis of the Israeli Council for Higher Education, a civilian body created by Israeli law to oversee universities and colleges in Israel. Settlement colleges and universities were previous supervised by the Council for Higher Education in Judea and Samaria, a military body created specifically because the civilian council’s jurisdiction did not extend beyond the State of Israel’s borders.

Mar 07 11:40

VIDEO/PROOF: US/Israel Influence

Mar 07 09:01

AIPAC Bars Press from Panel on Press Freedom

The American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) barred journalists from a panel on press freedom at its annual policy conference in Washington, DC, on Sunday.

AIPAC is one of the most influential pro-Israel organizations in the United States.

Allison K. Sommer, a journalist for the left-wing Israeli daily newspaper Ha’aretz, tweeted Sunday that AIPAC’s panel on press freedom — on which she spoke — was closed to the media. She added the hashtag: “#irony”.

Mar 07 08:40

ON VIDEO ~~ HOW ISRAEL ERASED PALESTINE FROM THE MAP

Mar 07 08:40

MUST SEE VIDEO ~~ INDEX OF RACISM

This index was developed by monitoring violent and inciting rhetoric according to a list of 100 keywords of expressions, names and personalities in Hebrew with the aim of measuring the level of violent rhetoric and hate speech at the hands of Israeli social media users. Interestingly, the results indicate that the level of Israeli violence on social media has decreased from 2016 but increased from 2015.

Mar 07 08:35

VP Pence says US will withdraw from Iran nuclear deal if not fixed soon

US Vice President Mike Pence says Washington will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal immediately, if it is not fixed. He made the comment while addressing the annual conference by the pro-Israel AIPAC lobby group. Pence also reiterated Washington’s strong support for Israel.

Mar 07 08:06

Israeli Soldiers Filmed Doing Nothing as Settlers Attack Palestinians

Israeli soldiers were filmed standing idly by while Israelis threw stones at Palestinians on Tuesday morning near the Palestinian village of Einabus, not far from the settlement of Yitzhar in the West Bank. The area has been a focal point for clashes between Palestinians and settlers, which have intensified in recent weeks.

Mar 07 07:28

NETANYAHU AT AIPAC: WE MUST STOP IRAN. WE WILL STOP IRAN.

The overwhelmingly bad thing, he said, was Iran. “We have to deal with this challenge,” he said. “If I have a message for you today, it’s a very simple one: We must stop Iran. We will stop Iran.”

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Translation: "You Americans will stop Iran!"

Mar 07 07:26

BEX ALERT - U.N. OBSTRUCTS ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PEACE, US AMBASSADOR HALEY SAYS

The United Nations discourages peace between Israelis and Palestinians by perpetuating an “illusion” that the existence of the Jewish state has caused the region's conflicts, Nikki Haley, the US envoy to the UN, said on Monday.

Mar 07 07:25

ISLAMIC JIHAD LEADERS: WE ARE COMMITTED TO CEASEFIRE WITH ISRAEL

“The [Islamic Jihad] delegation affirmed its [group’s] commitment to the ceasefire which was reached by way of an understanding in 2014.”

Mar 07 07:12

American Jewish Establishment Stifles Free Speech to Silence Zionisms Critics

With every passing year, the American Jewish establishment poses a greater threat to free speech in the United States.

Mar 07 07:10

Israeli Barbarism over The Children of Palestine

The UN estimates that 373,000 children require direct and specialized psychosocial support (PSS), while all of Gaza’s approximately 900,000children have been affected by the war and need some level of psychosocial support. On July 28, UNICEF released a statement entitled “No safe place for children in Gaza.” In it, the head of the organization’s Gaza field office, Pernille Ironside, declared: “The physical and psychological toll that the violence is having on people is almost indescribable… We see children killed, injured, mutilated and burnt, in addition to being terrified to their core.”

Mar 07 06:54

Boycott, Divest, Sanction: Stopping Zionist Genocide Against the Palestinians

Mar 07 06:49

How 'Russiagate' Helps the Israel Lobby


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Perhaps the most high-profile indictment of someone in Trump’s inner circle, the president’s first national security adviser Michael Flynn, actually shows that rather than colluding with Russia, senior members of Trump’s team were really working with Israel to advance its agenda.

And while no one has pinpointed evidence of Trump auctioning off his foreign policy to any Russian oligarchs, he has definitely tailored his policy toward Israel to the demands of casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, his biggest campaign donor.

Adelson’s immediate priority was securing US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moving the American embassy there – and Trump duly obliged.>>>

Mar 06 16:53

Israel owns and operates foreign policy of US: Journalist

Israel owns and operates the foreign policy of the Unites States, according to Wayne Madsen, an investigative journalist in Washington.

Madsen, an author and columnist specializing in intelligence and international affairs, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Tuesday while commenting on the speech US Vice President Mike Pence delivered to the annual conference by the pro-Israel AIPAC lobby group on Monday.

In his address to the AIPAC, Pence hailed the bond between their country and Israel as “the best they have ever been.”

Pence celebrated the Trump administration's efforts towards strengthening the United States’ relationship with Israel and commitment to fighting anti-Semitism around the world.

"We stand with Israel because that's what the American people have always done," he said. "We stand with Israel because her cause is our cause, her values are our values, her fight is our fight."

Mar 06 16:37

The History of US-Israel Relations

The hidden history of how the United States was used to create Israel

Mar 06 16:16

After Trump Move, A Second Nation Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

Guatemala has confirmed it will relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The transfer will take place just two days after the U.S. makes the same controversial move to coincide with the anniversary of Israel’s creation.

Mar 06 15:54

FLASHBACK - "Anti-semitic, its a trick we always use it"

Mar 06 15:35

Trump Won't Meet Poland's Leaders Until Their Holocaust Law Is Repealed, US Diplomats Have Reportedly Warned

The US quietly rolled out diplomatic sanctions against Poland last month in response to the country's new Holocaust law, the Polish outlet Onet Wiadomo?ci reported Tuesday.

Onet reported that it had obtained a memo, dated Feb. 20, that said Poland's leaders would not be allowed to meet with President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence until the law was repealed.

State Department officials also reportedly warned that the US might withhold funding for joint military projects in Poland, including the stationing of US forces in the country as part of joint NATO defense efforts.

Mar 06 14:52

YouTube,Twitter and Facebook May Soon Use ADL’s ‘Online Hate Index’ to Detect ‘Hate Speech’ on Platforms

The Anti-Defamation League has stated that social media companies YouTube, Twitter and Facebook may use the group’s “Online Hate Index” to detect hate speech on their platforms.

The ADL published a video on their YouTube page recently outlining the use of their new “Online Hate Index.” The video features Brittan Heller, the director of the ADL Center for Technology and Society. Heller explains the goal of the new index is to “help tech platforms better understand the growing amount of hate on social media, and to use that information to address the problem.” The index will reportedly use machine learning, artificial intelligence, and social science to identify trend and patterns in so-called “hate speech.”

Mar 06 13:50

Israel Now Arming 7 Terrorist Groups In Syria, Report

By Brandon Turbeville

Israel has long been known to provide support to terrorists operating in Syria ever since the crisis began in 2011. From providing medical support to terrorist fighters as well as training and intelligence and even some amount of weaponry and logistics, the Israelis have openly supported the so-called rebels in their efforts to overthrow the secular government of Bashar al-Assad. Indeed, Israeli airstrikes on Syrian military and/or allied military positions in support of terrorist factions are the most obvious means of support with Israel having struck Syria around one hundred times since the beginning of the war.

However, while all this information is well known, more evidence has emerged that Israel is now providing terrorists with even more direct support and weaponry that it had done previously...

Mar 06 12:36

UK Prime Minister Theresa May recruits British royalty to thwart BDS

Stuart Littlewood says the aim of Prince William's visit to the Holy Land must be very different to the one described by the UK government or wished for by Netanyahu, and that if he is seen “to lend legitimacy to a grasping, racist enterprise like the Israel Project… it will surely come to haunt him”. >>

Mar 06 11:33

Israeli army’s lies can no longer salvage its image

"A half-century of occupation has not only corrupted generations of teenage Israeli soldiers who have been allowed to lord it over Palestinians. It has also needed an industry of lies and self-deceptions to make sure the consciences of Israelis are never clouded by a moment of doubt – that maybe their army is not so moral after all.">>

Mar 06 10:29

Israeli planes spray Gaza’s farmland with toxic chemicals

Israeli crop-duster planes have once again dropped toxic substances on Gaza’s farmlands. Israel sprays Gaza’s farmlands several times a year causing heavy losses to impoverished Palestinian farmers. Press TV’s correspondent Ashraf Shannon has the details in the following report.

Mar 06 10:09

Netanyahu or Not, Israel is Corrupted

Israeli society "lives in denial" more than any other society, says Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy, referring to the suffering the occupation of Palestine causes

Mar 06 09:56

Netanyahu: Trump and I Talked 'Iran, Iran, Iran,' We Discussed Palestinians for 15 Minutes

Following Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting in Washington on Monday with U.S. President Donald Trump, the premier reportedly said that he is trying to resolve the tension in his government so it can complete its term.

When Netanyahu left for Washington over the weekend, his coalition was deadlocked over demands by his ultra-Orthodox coalition partner, United Torah Judaism, to pass a law before the 2019 state budget goes through, which would exempt Haredi yeshiva students from the draft.

Mar 06 09:55

Deportation or prison: Israel's African asylum seekers

In January 2018, Israel approved a plan that asked asylum seekers to choose between indefinite detention in an Israeli prison or deportation to a third country in Africa.

Rwanda and Uganda are reported to be the countries accepting those deported from Israel, despite denials from both governments.

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Yet Israel is at the forefront of those screaming for the US and Europe to have open borders!

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