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Aug 29 13:32

Israeli Intelligence Officers Accompany Extremist Settlers in Raid on Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli settlers and intelligence officers forced their way into al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, according to local sources.

Witnesses said that a group of hardline Israeli settlers accompanied by intelligence officers broke into the Islamic holy site, WAFA reported.

There were no reports of clashes between the entering settlers and worshipers.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Netanyahu is trying to start a war!

Aug 29 09:07

Rep. Steny Hoyer: Trump as president would be ‘dangerous’ for Israel

eteran congressman Steny Hoyer thinks it would be perilous for Israel if Donald Trump were to become America’s next commander in chief.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If Hoyer is so worried about Israel, let's start a crowd-funding movement to buy him a one-way ticket to there!

Aug 29 09:04

ISRAEL’S INTIFADA CAUGHT ON VIDEO

When you hear the word ‘Intifada’ you think of a Palestinian uprising ….

Below are videos of the zionist Intifada, where not a stone is thrown, but bullets are in their stead.

This video of Mustafa Adel Al-Khatib, 17, being shot in the back and killed in the Old City last year.

Aug 28 08:16

Israel, The Bully Of The Middle East Continues To Cover Up War Crimes

The Israeli military on Wednesday closed seven alleged war crimes cases in which its forces were accused of causing civilian deaths.

Aug 28 07:49

Match the Fine For Palestine: The Higher You Build Your Barriers, the Taller We Become

Europe's ruling soccer body UEFA has already announced disciplinary proceedings against Celtic for its display of an “illicit banner” at a game against Israel's Hapoel Be'er Sheva team a couple of weeks ago. The act of solidarity was one of many over the years by a largely Irish Catholic community with a strong sense of affinity for the Palestinian struggle against colonization.

Aug 27 10:51

THE CASE FOR DONALD TRUMP

Anyone who knows my writing and background knows I am not a conservative and certainly have little use for the right wing anywhere.
But they will also know that I despise war and that I believe America’s establishment has brought moral degradation to the country’s international affairs. It has also brought degradation to America’s own people, completely ignoring their welfare for decades, regarding them only as a herd from which to solicit votes with television advertising and from whom to collect taxes.

Aug 27 08:45

Israel Primary Canceled, Netanyahu to Lead Likud Through 2023

An internal court of Israel’s ruling Likud Party has canceled a planned primary election for party leadership. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was announced the winner by default and will remain at the post through 2023.

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Aug 26 15:38

Whitewashing Israeli War Crimes, the NYT Turns its Back on Survivors and Critics

So it’s settled, according to The New York Times: Israel was not at fault in a strike that killed 10 civilians near a United Nations school in the 2014 assault on Gaza, nor was it guilty of breaking the law in other instances that left innocent victims dead during that conflict. This, at least, is what the Israeli military claims, and in a one-sided story in the Times this week, Isabel Kershner takes the Israeli military findings at face value, never questioning its conclusions or seeking commentary from outside sources.

Aug 26 08:47

#InIsrael ~~ THE BAN IS ON

Israel has banned an American activist who has worked for years helping Palestinians in Gaza, after denying her entry into the country, detaining her for hours and deporting her against her will. The woman’s ban comes after Israel banned five U.S. citizens at the border in July, all of them the U.S. Campaign to End the Occupation, and another American woman last week crossing from Jordan.

Washington D.C.-based activist, Pam Bailey, 59, who has been to Gaza many times before, arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport on Sunday and told passport control the truth; that she said was there helping a Swedish women’s aid group, Women to Women (Kvinde til Kvinde), that works alongside the Switzerland-based human rights organization Euro-Mediterranean Rights Human Rights Network (EuroMed). Bailey is the head of her own EuroMed-affiliated project, We Are Not Numbers, which tries to help Palestinians under occupation tell their stories.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Have you noticed that all these people saying borders are a bad thing in Europe and the US never apply that same idea to Israel?

Aug 26 08:40

PUTIN UNDERCUTS OBAMA: RUSSIA TO HOST MIDDLE EAST PEACE TALKS

Russian president Vladmir Putin is asserting himself as the next broker for Middle East peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, a sign of his continued ambition to supplant the U.S. – and Obama – as the major power broker in the region.

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that Putin would be willing to host Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for talks at the Kremlin, reported Egyptian media.

“The Russian president has informed me that he has invited Palestinian President [Abbas] and Prime Minister Netanyahu for a meeting in Moscow,” al-Sisi said. “Egypt supports these efforts and both sides are urged to participate and respond positively to the initiative for the sake of finding light at the end of the tunnel for Palestinians and establishing their state alongside Israel.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Think what you will about this guy, but honestly, at some point, you have to love him; he is always a thousand chess-moves ahead of Obama, with everything he does.

This invitation for Israeli and Palestinian leadership to come together for peace talks, is proof perfect that this is the case.

Aug 26 07:42

Israeli forces demolish 3 homes, cultural center in village of Umm al-Kheir

Israeli bulldozers Wednesday demolished three Palestinian homes and a cultural center in the village of Umm al-Kheir in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, detaining an elderly disabled man in the process.

The coordinator of popular committees in southern Hebron, Rateb al-Jbour, told Ma’an that Israeli forces raided the village and demolished three homes, two of which belonged to Shuiab al-Hathalin, a disabled elderly man, while the third belonged to Suleiman al-Hathalin.

Shuiab al-Hathalin was detained by Israeli forces following the demolition of his two homes.

Israeli forces also demolished a cultural center in the village.

Aug 26 07:24

Israel lobby smears Black lawmaker for meeting Palestinians

Dwight Bullard, a progressive African American state senator representing Florida’s 39th district, is under attack from Israel lobby groups for visiting the Israeli-occupied West Bank in May on a delegation hosted by the Dream Defenders, a group that supports the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement.

Aug 26 07:19

Israel is the Problem

“Our race is the Master Race. We are divine gods on this planet. We are as different from the inferior races as they are from insects. In fact, compared to our race, other races are beasts and animals, cattle at best. Other races are considered as human excrement. Our destiny is to rule over the inferior races. Our earthly kingdom will be ruled by our leader with a rod of iron. The masses will lick our feet and serve us as our slaves.” Menahem Begin, 6th Prime Minister of Israel’s speech to the Knesset (24 June 1982) – Quoted in “Begin and the Beasts” Amnon Kapeliouk, in The New Statesman (25 June 1982)

Aug 26 06:59

Are the Clintons Israeli Agents?

So who is guilty of putting the interests of a foreign government ahead of those of the United States? I know there are advocates for any number of foreign states running around loose in Washington but the friends of Israel in government and the media come immediately to mind largely because there are so many of them, they are very much in-your-face and they are both extremely well-funded and very successful. Now deceased former Congressman Tom Lantos and Senator Frank Lautenberg were, respectively, often referred to as the congressman and senator from Israel. And there are many more: Chuck Schumer, Chuck Grassley, Ben Cardin, Bob Menendez, Tom Cotton, Mark Kirk, Nita Lowey, Ted Deutch, Brad Sherman, Ileana-Ros Lehtinen and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz to name only a few in the Congress. All are major recipients of Israel related PAC money and all are reliable defenders of Israel no matter what Benjamin Netanyahu does and no matter how it effects the United States.

Aug 25 13:28

Punishing The Messenger: Israel’s War On NGOs Takes A Worrying Turn

You deserve to see your loved ones suffer and die. But, maybe, you would be hurt before them,” was part of a threatening message received by a staff member at “Al-Mezan”, a Gaza-based human rights group. The photo attached to the email was of the exterior of the activist’s home. The gist of the message: “we are coming for you.”

Aug 25 09:08

US IS FUELING ISRAEL’S CIVIL WAR

srael is a very special country. Its history is like no other. Maybe that’s why its civil war, which is well underway, is almost indistinguishable to the untrained eye from a stable country. Upon closer inspection, Israel is a powder keg already in the process of the most significant societal and political implosion of its history. While a total meltdown is not inevitable, the US continues to provide the fuel for Israel to continue driving drunk on power.

Aug 25 09:07

#Celtics ~~ THE SAGA CONTINUES

Glasgow Celtic fans have launched a fundraiser to match any fine that Europe’s ruling football body, UEFA, will give the Scottish club for an expression of Palestine solidarity at a recent game against the Israeli team Hapoel Beer Sheva.

UEFA has announced that it has opened disciplinary proceedings against Celtic for display of an “illicit banner.” The “illicit banner” is a reference to Palestinian flags waved by Celtic supporters last week.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Time for Scotland to kick out their Israel-firsters!

Aug 25 08:55

For Goy Hatred on Speed Please Subscribe to the Forward

If you want to grasp the level of contempt American ‘progressive’ Jews hold towards their host nation all you have to do is subscribe to the Forward.

Jay Michaelson, a contributing editor for the kosher outlet, proclaims that Donald Trump is the candidate of “the losers.”

The fact that progressive Jews don’t like goyim, especially when they appear in white, is not new, but Michaelson takes Jewish bigotry to a new level. “As is now well known,” Michelson writes, Trump’s “core supporters are white, undereducated men who have been left behind by technology, globalization and the attendant erosion of America’s manufacturing base. Moreover, their days of white supremacy are coming to a close, and they’re mad as hell about it.”

Why does it seem natural for a Jew to label about half of the American people as ‘white supremacist’ i.e., rabid racists.

Aug 24 15:21

Israel sold weapons to Argentina at height of Falklands War, reveal declassified Foreign Office files

Israel sold weapons to Argentina at the height of the Falklands War in 1982, according to newly declassified Foreign Office files.

British diplomats cited evidence that Israel had supplied the Argentine military junta with arms that were used against the Task Force during the campaign to liberate the islands.

Israeli military exports before the war included the Skyhawk jets that would later be used to bomb British warships, killing dozens of soldiers, sailors and marines.

Aug 24 15:19

Israel Armed Argentina To Deadly Effect During Falklands War, Secret Files Show

Britain’s supposedly close ally, Israel, armed Argentina as the South American nation was bombing Royal Navy ships and killing UK troops in the vicious 1982 war to reclaim the Falkland Islands, secret files indicate.

The supply of arms and military equipment may have been fuelled by an old hatred of the British harbored by then Israeli Prime Minister Menachim Begin – himself a former Irgun terrorist who fought against British troops in Palestine.

Aug 24 14:39

US Urges Citizens To Leave Gaza 'As Soon As Possible'

The United States has urged its citizens staying in Gaza to leave the coastal enclave “as soon as possible” over the Israeli bombardments of the area.

The warning came after the Israeli military Sunday pounded targets in the Gaza Strip and injured four, including two in the town of Beit Hanun.

Aug 24 12:44

State Department Urges US Citizens To Leave Gaza "As Soon As Possible"

It's been a busy 24 hours for John Kerry. Between fending off requests for Hillary's emails, palling it up with Erdogan, and dealing with Afghanistan fallout, The Department of State has just issued a travel alert warning U.S. citizens against all travel to the Gaza Strip and urges those present to depart as soon as possible when border crossings are open. The announcement follows an escalation between Palestinian militants and the Israeli military over the weekend.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Israel is going to uncork on Gaza again.

Aug 24 12:09

Jewish groups' reckless accusations of 'anti-Semitism' sets us down a dangerous path

Sticks and stone may break my bones, but names will never hurt me -- and they may come back to haunt the name-callers.

In finding anti-Semites behind every challenge to Canadian complicity with Israeli colonialism, mainstream Jewish organizations are emptying the term "anti-Semitism" of its historical weight.

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Aug 24 09:29

ISRAEL SOLD WEAPONS TO ARGENTINA AT HEIGHT OF THEIR WAR WITH THE BRITISH OVER THE FALKLANDS ISLAND, REVEAL DECLASSIFIED FOREIGN OFFICE FILES

The British Foreign Office has recently declassified documents that allegedly prove that Israel sold weapons to Argentina during the 1982 Falklands War between the Latin American nation and the UK. The British government's National Archives department released the files dated November 16, 1984, which include a memorandum from a senior British diplomat who provided details on the Israeli arms sales to Argentina, the London-basedTelegraph reported Wednesday.

Aug 24 09:24

New York Times (1940) - "NEW WORLD ORDER PLEDGED TO JEWS"

Aug 24 08:32

Putin the peace broker? Russian president pushing for talks between Palestine and Israel

The Kremlin is said to be on a mission to bring Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Israel's prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu together for a fresh round of talks aimed at ending violence that has ravaged the region.

Mr Putin's new diplomacy is likely to be interpreted in the West as an attempt to dislodge America as the Middle East's chief peace negotiator.

Aug 24 07:56

Our World: Soros’s campaign of global chaos

The Jerusalem Post just came out against Soros!
Israel is backing away from the Darkside!

The first thing that we see is the megalomaniacal nature of Soros’s philanthropic project. No corner of the globe is unaffected by his efforts. No policy area is left untouched.

On the surface, the vast number of groups and people he supports seem unrelated. After all, what does climate change have to do with illegal African immigration to Israel? What does Occupy Wall Street have to do with Greek immigration policies? But the fact is that Soros-backed projects share basic common attributes.

They all work to weaken the ability of national and local authorities in Western democracies to uphold the laws and values of their nations and communities.

Aug 24 06:49

Israel armed Argentina to deadly effect during Falklands War, secret files show

Britain’s supposedly close ally, Israel, armed Argentina as the South American nation was bombing Royal Navy ships and killing UK troops in the vicious 1982 war to reclaim the Falkland Islands, secret files indicate.

The supply of arms and military equipment may have been fuelled by an old hatred of the British harbored by then Israeli Prime Minister Menachim Begin – himself a former Irgun terrorist who fought against British troops in Palestine.

Aug 24 04:41

The West’s Favored Autocrats - An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson

By prioritizing traditional alliances, control of resources and economic ideology, the U.S. turns a blind eye to other aspects of autocratic behavior that contradict its own avowed values, thereby setting up a vivid display of foreign policy hypocrisy. An example is the issue of democracy and the “Other.” Since the 1960s the United States has been struggling with its racist impulses.

Aug 23 12:51

Israel Shells Syria After Stray Mortar Crosses Into Its Territory

The IDF says it has attacked a Syrian Army launch site near Israel’s border in the Golan Heights, after a Syrian mortar landed inside Israeli territory. The initial incident produced no casualties or damage, according to Israeli media.

Aug 23 10:14

GAZA MAN INVENTS SOLAR POWERED WATER PURIFICATION TANK FOR WAR-TORN TOWN

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has left almost 90 percent of the water supply unfit for people to drink. Fayez al-Hindi has devised a homemade water desalinization setup that is helping to solve the water crisis, though, as some Gaza residents face running out of water in mere months. It runs on solar power and a little ingenuity.

Three years of jets bombing the Gaza strip have left the territory’s water infrastructure extremely unstable. Both reservoirs above ground and below have been damaged, so even when it rains, the water is often contaminated, and made unfit to drink. More than $34 million dollars’ worth of damage has been done to Gaza’s water infrastructure.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

WOW! Talk about ingenuity!! Bravo to this guy for having come up with a simple, elegant solution for creating clean water.

Aug 23 07:33

Celtic fans defy threat by hugging Palestine tighter

Glasgow Celtic fans have launched a fundraiser to match any fine that Europe’s ruling football body, UEFA, will give the Scottish club for an expression of Palestine solidarity at a recent game against the Israeli team Hapoel Beer Sheva.

UEFA has announced that it has opened disciplinary proceedings against Celtic for display of an “illicit banner.” The “illicit banner” is a reference to Palestinian flags waved by Celtic supporters last week.

The fundraising campaign has been set up by the Green Brigade, a Celtic fan group, which has pledged to put part of the money towards setting up and sustaining a youth soccer team in the occupied West Bank.

Aug 23 07:32

Israeli activist seeks asylum in Canada

An Israeli citizen is claiming asylum in Canada, citing his government’s escalating repression of political activism, particularly the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement.

Aug 23 07:22

Hillary Clinton’s Uncanny Fulfillment of Israel’s Yinon Plan for a Middle East Riven with Conflict

Wikileaks has released what may be the most underreported story of the year in a year full of them, Hillary Clinton’s uncanny fulfillment of Oded Yinon‘s plan for the Middle East according to Israel 30 years ago. This was summed up in Yinon’s “A Strategy for Israel in the Nineteen Eighties.” Yinon, an influential right-wing Israeli strategist, envisioned a Middle East riven with conflict between Arab tribes and religious denominations, unable to oppose Israeli ambitions for regional dominance.

Aug 23 07:08

US Politicians Who Hold Dual US/Israeli Citizenship

“If Americans were ever polled on it—and they never are—the majority who now object to increasing aid to Israel would also likely object to quasi-governmental and governmental positions being staffed by people who—by citizenship or sheer strength of identity politics—are primarily occupied with advancing Israeli interests rather than those of the United States. It is obvious that the real reason AIPAC and its economic luminaries such as Fischer never substantiate any of the advertised benefits the U.S.-Israel “special relationship” delivers to America in return for all of the costs is simple—there simply aren’t any.

Aug 22 12:09

BREAKING - Israel shells Syria after stray mortar crosses into its territory

The IDF says it has attacked a Syrian Army launch site near Israel’s border in the Golan Heights, after a Syrian mortar landed inside Israeli territory. The initial incident produced no casualties or damage, according to Israeli media.

Aug 22 11:02

China Joins Russia in Syria War? “Enhanced Military Aid” against US Sponsored Terrorists?

If Syria goes, Iran is next, a war if initiated by Washington far more potentially consequential and devastating.

Iran’s population alone makes it an important regional country – four times the size of Syria at around 80 million. Imagine the possible war-related death, injury and displacement toll.

Transforming the Islamic Republic into a US vassal state would give America and Israel unchallenged Middle East dominance.

Russian and Chinese regional influence would wane or be eliminated. The loss of Syrian and Iranian sovereignty would greatly aid the scourge of US imperialism worldwide – Moscow and Beijing the key independent powers standing in the way of its global dominance.

Aug 22 09:00

OLYMPIC IMAGES ~~ ISRAEL’S PRIVATE GAMES

While Rio2016 is celebrating closing ceremony Israel continues the murdering games of airstrikes

Aug 22 08:23

Israel attacks Gaza strip after Hamas armed wing parade

Israel has carried out a series of attacks on the Gaza Strip after the armed wing of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas holds a parade in the occupied territories.

On Sunday, Israeli forces launched airstrikes and artillery fire on the Palestinian towns of Beit Hanun, Beit Lahia, and Jabalia, just hours after several Palestinians were wounded in attacks in the northern Gaza Strip.

Several people were injured in the attacks which also damaged the Palestinian cities’ infrastructure.

Aug 22 08:21

Egyptian president: Putin willing to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin informed him that he is ready to host direct talks between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Speaking in an interview with Egyptian journalists and quoted by Yedioth Ahronoth, the Egyptian president said Israeli convictions of peace are strengthening.

Sisi also invited everybody to take part in moving the peace process forward which, he said, was the key to stability in the region.

Aug 21 19:48

Cop Shoots and Kills Unarmed Deaf, Mute Man as He Tries to Communicate Using Sign Language

Charlotte, NC — A community and family is mourning the loss of Daniel Kevin Harris, whose life was taken this week by a State Trooper who apparently fears sign language. Harris, who is deaf and mute, was gunned down in front of his house.

Aug 21 10:46

Israel must charge or free ‘administrative’ detainees: UN

The UN has urged Israel to decide the fate of prisoners held under the so-called administrative detention without trial or charge amid a fresh wave of hunger strikes by Palestinians in protest against their arbitrary incarceration.

Aug 21 10:23

Official German Records of Prisoners in Auschwitz Concentration Camp from May 1940 to December 1944

TOTAL JEWS IN AUSCHWITZ, 1941–1944: 173,000

Aug 21 09:55

Pro-Israel Billionaires 'Biggest Donors' Of Clinton’s Super PAC

Staunch Pro-Israel billionaires are the “biggest donors” of Hillary Clinton’s super PAC (Political Action Committee) that says it has secured $154 million in donations to wage an advertising campaign to win the US presidency.

Aug 21 09:27

CASINO TYCOON SHELDON ADELSON LAUNCHES MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR EFFORT TO BOOST ISRAEL'S IMAGE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES

The effort kicked off this last semester at six California campuses, including UCLA, UC Irvine and San Jose State University, and will expand to 20 more college campuses this fall.

The Adelsons and other supporters of Israel are alarmed by the precipitous growth in young Americans’ support for Palestinians. A Pew Research Center poll in May found that 27% of millennials now sympathize more with Palestinians, up from 9% in 2006 — while their generation’s support for Israel has declined in the same period from 51% to 43%.

A main cause, Israel supporters say, is the mushrooming BDS campus movement. In the last four years, student governments at eight of nine UC undergraduate campuses have voted to support the campaign.

“It’s the No. 1 nonmilitary threat to Israel and the Jewish people,” David Brog, executive director of the new Adelson-funded task force, said of BDS. “Our goal is to change the younger generation from neutral, if not opposed to, Israel to support of Israel.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I rather pity Mr. Adelson, in this quixotic exercise; because, and particularly through the independent media, the truth will out.

Because the cold, stark reality, of what Israel has become in the 21st century, is a wretchedly apartheid, self-proclaimed theocracy, with nuclear weapons.

Fact: Israel imprisons Palestinian children for crimes they may not have committed:

The Palestinian children – alone and bewildered – in Israel's Al Jalame jail

Palestine: Israeli Police Abusing Detained Children

Number of Palestinian children in Israeli prisons soars

Fact: Israel consistently throws Palestinians out of their homes to give the homes to Israeli settlers.

Israeli police evict Palestinian family from East Jerusalem home, give property to settlers for new settlement

Israel’s Land Grab in East Jerusalem

Israel to demolish 14 Palestinian homes to expand settlements

3. Settlers routinely attack Palestinian homes, injuring or killing the residents, and rarely are charges filed against them.

Israeli settler violence

Israeli settlers attack West Bank farms

Settlers attack West Bank farmer twice a week

Jordan Valley settlers farm private Palestinian land while owners are barred from entering - See more at: http://mondoweiss.net/2013/01/settlers-palestinian-entering/#sthash.F9TyZUIq.dpuf

4. The IDF routinely shoots, wounds, and kills Palestinians against whom no charges have been filed.

Palestinian youth was shot 9 times ‘accidentally,’ Israeli army says

Rare indictment against IDF soldiers for killing Palestinian minor

12-yo Palestinian boy killed during clashes with Israeli troops near Jerusalem

I didn't have to "cherry pick" these headlines; they tumbled out of my search engine, with an astonishing, and awful, velocity.

And unless Adelson is able to change the behaviour of Israel, to prevent these atrocities from happening, then the BDF movement is going to pick up velocity, and mass, until Israel will have virtually no trading partners, and no people, or entities, willing to invest in Israel, whatsoever.

Israel's problem here is that it is the behaviour of the Israeli government and military which has created BDS.

Aug 21 08:16

Israel calls on citizens to ‘turn in’ boycott activists for deportation

Israel will soon search for, deport, and prevent the entry of international activists involved in the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement, based on intelligence provided in part by hotline tips to a task force, said Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan Sunday.

The program was announced on the minister’s Facebook page with a see-something-say-something statement.

Aug 21 08:12

BEX ALERT - Louisiana Flood Caused By Lutheran Church’s Rejection of Israel

After historic flooding devastated Louisiana this week, a Hebrew Roots radio station suggested that the statewide disaster could be understood as divine retribution for anti-Israel resolutions passed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA) in New Orleans last weekend.

Aug 21 07:36

Casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson launches multimillion-dollar effort to boost Israel's image on college campuses

The effort kicked off this last semester at six California campuses, including UCLA, UC Irvine and San Jose State University, and will expand to 20 more college campuses this fall. The Adelsons and other supporters of Israel are alarmed by the precipitous growth in young Americans’ support for Palestinians. A Pew Research Center poll in May found that 27% of millennials now sympathize more with Palestinians, up from 9% in 2006 — while their generation’s support for Israel has declined in the same period from 51% to 43%.

Aug 20 13:53

Jill Stein On BDS And Israel

Aug 20 10:51

German town cancels Palestinian children’s drawings exhibit for ‘highly political content

A Palestinian exhibition portraying life and destruction in Gaza was canceled by authorities in the German town of Heidelberg over “crossing a political red line.” The organizers have expressed fury about the move.

The exhibition, held under the guise of a pro-Palestinian group, “Palästina-/Nahost-Initiative” was canceled shortly before it was due to start on August 10, RNZ newspaper reports.

Entitled "Experiences, Fears and Dreams – Children in Palestine," the event was supposed to host drawings from two rehabilitation centers in Gaza and Ramallah. Some of the pieces showed explosions, burning cities and soldiers with assault rifles.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That these children have actually lived through explosions, burning cities and soldiers with assault rifles, is apparently irrelevant!

Aug 20 08:46

Black activists owe no apology for charging Israel with genocide

Activists from more than 50 organizations came together in the Movement for Black Lives and published the Vision for Black Lives, which identifies key aspects of the oppression of Black people and puts forth solutions to the systemic violence and oppression that target Black people in the United States. This statement proposes a set of demands for activists to advance that address racialized poverty, police violence, environmental racism and myriad other issues that plague Black communities in the United States.

While the vision inspired activists in the US and around the world, not everyone was excited. The Vision for Black Lives statement was immediately met with a slew of criticism from Zionist organizations and publications.

Aug 19 15:57

israel: >"" In Jerusalem, Cairo, Riyadh and Ankara, Russia is viewed as the rising military star in the region while the US is perceived as a falling star.

Who said 0bama hasn't done anything worthwhile? overturning 100 years of being the domonent power on the planet, is not too much to ask for, when it comes to "hope and CHANGE"!

Aug 19 11:37

Israelis Scheming to Replace Aqsa Mosque with ‘Third Temple’: Report

The Palestinian-run International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC) independent news organization carried the report on Monday, citing Israeli television channels.

Israeli Zionists claim they have the right to build a third temple in line with “scriptural prophecies” to follow the tradition of the first and second ones built in ancient times.

Back in June, Israeli Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Uri Ariel said “the first temple was destroyed in 586 BCE, the second temple in 70 CE,” adding that he wished to see a third one built.

The Israeli media, IMEMC reported, alleged that the Israeli bodies favoring the construction of the temple had received “wide political and popular support.”

These organizations explained that they are ready to bring the equipment and tools to start building the temple in the place of both the Dome of the Rock and the al-Aqsa Mosque,” it added, citing Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Any attempt to destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque will result in utter catastrophe for Israel, and generate a religious war which will engulf the entire region.

But perhaps, that is the design intent of the current Israeli government.

Aug 18 18:02

Celtic Fans Wave Palestine Flags During Match with Israeli Club

The Scottish club fans defied UEFA rules and threats by police during the Champions League qualifier against Israeli Hapoel Beer Sheva.

Fans of Scottish soccer club Celtic waved the Palestinian flag during their team’s Champions League qualifying match with Israel’s Hapoel Beer Sheva on Wednesday, the ninth time the club's fans have made a statement of defiance against UEFA’s ban on political expression in five years.

The action was organized by a group called Celtic Fans for Palestine which posted a Facebook event titled, “Fly the flag for Palestine, for Celtic, for Justice" last week.

John, an organizer of the event, told the Al Bawaba website that fans hoped to show Palestinians that support for them was alive and well in European soccer.

Aug 18 14:21

Spy in NZ scandal linked to hit squad

An Israeli spy at the centre of a New Zealand passport scandal has been named as a suspect in the execution of a Hamas commander, as Israel finally restored its diplomatic presence in Wellington.

The new ambassador to New Zealand, Shemi Tzur, dismissed reports yesterday that Zev Barkan was involved in the murder of Hamas military commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai in January.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Mr Barkan was among five new suspects being investigated after the assassination of Mr al-Mabhouh when a team of assassins broke into his five-star Dubai hotel room and silently killed him.

A "Do not disturb" sign was left on the room door. Security camera footage showed the alleged killers sharing a lift with Mr al-Mabhouh before the killing.

Dubai police have blamed the Israeli spy agency, Mossad, for the killing, but Israel denies the charge.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Mentioned by a caller to the radio show today.

Aug 18 09:32

flashback - Obama + Hillary Clinton's 2009 Honduras coup

Honduras' fallen leader told The Miami Herald he is being subjected to mind-altering gas and radiation -- and that `Israeli mercenaries' are planning to assassinate him.

Aug 18 09:15

IRmep briefing about the lawsuit to block US Aid to Israel 8 11 2016


They won two suits already and now they are suing to end all aid to Israel

Aug 18 08:47

IN PHOTOS ~~ PALESTINIAN SOLIDARITY IN THE FOOTBALL STADIUM

Celtic fans were warned not to raise the Palestine flag when they played an Israeli team. So they raised a thousand flags.

Aug 18 08:36

ISRAEL’S MYSTERIOUS BABY-STEALING SCANDAL EXTENDS TO HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

Holocaust survivors are among those victimized by Israel’s growing baby-stealing scandal, a shocking new investigation by Haaretz has found.

Israel has long been accused of nabbing babies from Yemenite immigrants in the 1940s and 1950s, but the new report from the country's “oldest daily newspaper” details accounts of families from Europe who lost children in unusual circumstances in both Israeli hospitals and in British detention camps in Cyprus.

Many families never received death certificates or burial sites and others report having their children taken from their arms by nurses who told them they had too many.

Some parents even received military draft notices on their child’s 18th birthdays, indicating no death certificates were ever filed.

Israel has conducted three previous commissions into the allegations over the years, which concluded the majority of the children died in hospital.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This was a pretty darned sick practice, on the part of the Israeli government back them.

And censoring some testimonies until 2071?!?

The Israeli government is pretty sure that most Holocaust survivors will be dead by that point in time, so that they cannot sue the current Israeli government, retroactively.

Aug 18 08:06

Israeli MKs, NGO Monitor Invent False Anti-Semitic Claims Against BDS

Israeli and American Jewish media have become willing facilitators of yet another fraud perpetrated by right-wing MKs and their NGO counterparts. The Knesset foreign affairs committee began the fraud by titling the hearing, “Singling Out Jewish Students by BDS on U.S. Campuses.” MK Anat Berko, who touts herself as a former IDF colonel and “expert” on Islamist terror, made flagrantly false claims that the BDS movement compiled lists of Jewish students along with their addresses. Berko is the solon who claimed Palestine doesn’t exist because there is no “P” in Arabic. Not to be outdone, MKs from Yesh Atid and Labor also chimed in supporting this hash of a hearing. The charges were formulated as if this were BDS’ first step toward a Final Solution of the Israel Problem. For those pro-Israelists without a sense of humor, the above sentence was meant entirely ironically.

Aug 18 06:58

In massive shift, Lutherans vote to halt US aid to Israel

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has become the latest US denomination to take economic action against the Israeli occupation.

At its triennial assembly last week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the four million-member church, one of the largest in the US, voted on two separate resolutions targeting Israel’s occupation and human rights abuses, passing each by a landslide.

The first resolution calls for the end of US aid to Israel until it ceases violations of international human rights norms, specifically the ongoing construction of settlements on occupied Palestinian land.

Aug 17 16:40

Another of Israel's pimps to become Labour's saviour?

To those who despair of the endless cruelty and slaughter in the Holy Land he will be forever remembered as the shameless British foreign secretary who apologised to Israel’s gangsters for the risk they ran of being arrested if they set foot in London. Back in 2009 the gruesome trio Ehud Barak, Tzipi Livni and retired general Doron Almog cancelled engagements in London for fear of ‘having their collar felt’. Israel complained bitterly and Miliband responded by promising the odious Lieberman that UK laws relating to ‘universal jurisdiction’ would be changed. He asked Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Justice Minister Jack Straw for urgent action.

Aug 17 13:48

The United States’ favoured autocrats

Lawrence Davidson says the US does not care if its allies are murderers, corrupt thieves or racists as long as they help it spread capitalism, achieve resource reliability, and ensure security for its allies and strategic advantage over old enemies.

Aug 17 11:56

Israel, Pakistan To Join Nevada War Games As US Prepares For Large-Scale Space & Cyber Wars

International war games being fought this week in the Nevada desert suggest the U.S. military is preparing for new, large-scale warfare against powerful enemies. This year marks the 41st year of the Red Flag military exercises, which are considered among the most important training exercises carried out in the United States. A grab bag of international troops are also invited to participate in the Air Force drill, including Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Pakistan, according to an Aug. 3 report from The Times Of Israel. The report, which cites unnamed U.S. and Israeli military officials and an amateur aviation blog as its sources, emphasizes that U.S. forces remain in charge of the drills, with other countries treated as “guests.” But it also suggests the exercises can be interpreted as a sign of strengthening ties between countries’ troops in an increasingly volatile world.

Aug 17 10:29

‘It’s like we’re born with guns in our hands’: Young Israelis face prison as they resist military conscription

Four months ago, Omri requested exemption from military service through an ethics committee. But her request was rejected, and she found herself facing prison time.

Leading up to her first stay in military prison, Omri was introduced to Tair and other members of the Refusers Solidarity Network, who gave her an informal, educational lesson on Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian people.

After discovering the widespread human rights violations occurring just a short drive away, Omri dedicated herself to reading books about Palestine and stumbled upon a very different history of Israel than what she had learned growing up.

“I had never even seen a map that shows the green line,” Omri said incredulously, referring to the pre-1967 borders recognized under international law as the border between Palestine and Israel. “To this day, I have not been able to find a map of Israel in Hebrew that recognizes any Palestinian borders.”

Aug 17 09:44

Israel Planning Third Temple On Al-Aqsa Mosque Site?

It’s hard imagining Israel going this far, but who knows, given its longstanding persecution of Occupied Palestinians and its own Arab citizens – 20% of its population unwanted, treated like fifth column threats.

Al-Aqsa is sacred to Muslims worldwide, Islam’s third holiest site after Mecca’s Sacred Mosque and the Mosque of the Prophet in Madina.

Aug 17 09:43

Turkey submits Mavi Marmara compensation bill

A bill concerning an approval of procedural arrangements between Turkey and Israel for payment of compensation to Mavi Marmara victims was submitted to the Turkish Parliamentary Speaker's Office in Ankara Wednesday, the office said.

According to the agreement between the two countries, Israel will pay $20 million to Turkey as compensation to families of the victims.

Aug 17 09:19

ISRAEL’S LOVE FOR PALESTINE CAUGHT ON VIDEO

The website Ramallah News, which published the security camera video on its Facebook page on Tuesday, says it was filmed a day earlier in the village of Kafr Laqif, near Qalqilya in the northern West Bank.

At 30 seconds, as the jeep drives off, an object can be seen flying from the back of the vehicle towards the young men, just before the explosion.

Stun grenades, also known as flashbang grenades or sound bombs, are meant to be used to temporarily disorient an enemy.

The Israeli human rights group B’Tselem, says stun grenades are “a predominant crowd control weapon” used by Israeli occupation forces.

The US-made weapons “are designed to cause panic, thereby enabling security forces to overpower people,” it adds.

Aug 17 08:53

Israel Planning Third Temple On Al-Aqsa Mosque Site?

It’s hard imagining Israel going this far, but who knows, given its longstanding persecution of Occupied Palestinians and its own Arab citizens – 20% of its population unwanted, treated like fifth column threats.

Al-Aqsa is sacred to Muslims worldwide, Islam’s third holiest site after Mecca’s Sacred Mosque and the Mosque of the Prophet in Madina.

Aug 17 08:08

US-backed forces give hundreds of ISIS fighters safe passage

The district of criminals,giving aid and comfort to terrorists who kill Christians.

Several hundred vehicles containing 100 to 200 Islamic State fighters were given safe passage by US-based forces, out of the northern Syrian city of Manbij, after surrendering their weapons, according to defense officials.

Aug 17 07:11

Army Kidnaps 24 Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, overnight and at dawn Wednesday, 24 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. 14 of the kidnapped Palestinians are from Hebron.

The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said hundreds of soldiers invaded many communities in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and conducted violent searches of dozens of homes, before kidnapping fourteen Palestinians.

Aug 17 06:57

Number 2 of Gülenist terror-cult is ‘the imam of Israel’, indictment says

A court indictment on Tuesday indicated that the identity of the Gülenist Terror Group's (FETÖ) number two (second in the hierarchy following the leader, Fethullah Gülen) as Harun Tokak, a member in charge of the cult's activities in Israel.

The cult uses the code name "imam," an Islamic title that for Sunni Muslims refers to a prayer leader, as a title for those terror cult members responsible for organizations and institutions in specific countries. The indictment from a court in the western province of U?ak named FETÖ's number 3 as Murat Karabulut, the FETÖ "imam" for Gülenists in the National Intelligence Organization (M?T) and in Asia.

Aug 17 06:56

Israel-EU Tension Up Over Rise in West Bank Home Demolitions

The Palestinian government has brought foreign diplomats to a school in the West Bank to highlight what it says is a renewed threat of demolition by Israel.

The school for Bedouin children has been slated for demolition and highlights the battle over 60 percent of the West Bank that remains under exclusive Israeli control, known as Area C.

Severe Israeli restrictions on Palestinian development in Area C, including a rise in demolitions of homes — some of them EU-funded buildings — have created diplomatic tensions.

Aug 17 06:56

The Myth of Jewish Suffering

The following article was written by a friend of mine who is clearly scared of Jewish power and the possible personal consequences of writing such an article. He decided to remain anonymous. I would add that Jewish suffering may be a myth, but Jewish fear is real. Why are Jews fearful? Because they believe in the history of Jewish suffering but they also know that, considering the acts committed by Jewish oligarchs, lobbies, Ziocons and Israel, future Jewish suffering seems too real.

Aug 16 14:11

Another of Israel's pimps to become Labour's saviour?

Against the background of speculation that Labour Party chiefs are trying to persuade David Miliband to return to London so he can snatch the party leadership from Jeremy Corbyn, Stuart Littlewood recalls the disastrous legacy of Mr Miliband.

Aug 16 12:10

Russia’s “Permanent Military Base” in Syria: Moscow just tipped the Balance of Power in the Mediterranean

Though there has been remarkably little discussion of the subject in the Western media, Russia last week quietly acquired for the first time in its modern history a proper permanent base in the Mediterranean.

Following negotiations between the Syrian government and Russia an agreement dating to 2015 has now been ratified by Russia turning the Russian air base at Khmeimim in Syria into a permanent base. In other words Russia will retain the base at Khmeimim beyond the conclusion of the Syrian conflict, and its presence there has just been made permanent.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

IF in fact this is made permanent, this base is a true game-changer in the Middle East.

Aug 16 11:44

Israel decides no criminal charges for police who seized Palestinian girl's bicycle

One of the officers was suspended from the force after the incident late last month, documented by a B'tselem video camera. The footage showed two border policemen chasing a Palestinian girl, eight-year-old Anwar Burqan, of Hebron's al-Ibrahimi Street, as she rode a bicycle.

It showed one of the officers picking up the bicycle and tossing it into the bushes.

Large swaths of al-Ibrahimi St. are closed to Palestinian traffic. In their defense, the officers told investigators the girl's bicycle was confiscated because she was riding in a part of the street closed to Palestinians and they wanted to protect her.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So, let me get this straight: these officers wanted to "protect" this 8 year old child....by throwing away and ruining her bicycle?!?

WOW, it really takes MANLY MEN to do that.

But hey, that's Israel in the 21st century; the most wretchedly apartheid, self-proclaimed theocracy in this world, AND... with nuclear weapons!!

Aug 16 11:39

Israel lays groundwork for possible settlement expansion southeast of Jerusalem

srael is conducting a land survey between the settlement of Efrat and the area to its east with an eye toward declaring state land there, according to a document submitted by the state to the High Court of Justice last week.

According to the document, the survey has been undertaken “in a manner that will create contiguity of state lands.” Efrat is in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc in the southern West Bank, and the area to its east is known as Givat Eitam.

Construction in the area could have diplomatic implications because it would expand Gush Etzion east to the outskirts of Bethlehem.

In 2009, 1,700 dunams (425 acres) of land in the Efrat region were declared state land. Haaretz reported on a plan at the time to build some 2,500 housing units there.

Peace Now then petitioned the High Court to force the state to make public any intention to move ahead with construction plans in the area by allocating land rights to Efrat.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Translation: this Israeli settlement development here effectively blocks off any contiguous boundary for a potential Palestinian state.

Aug 16 08:43

Evangelical Lutheran Church calls to stop U.S. aid to Israel

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has approved a resolution calling on the American government to end all aid to Israel if Israel does not stop building in Judea and Samaria and "enable an independent Palestinian state", JTA reported Sunday.

Aug 16 08:42

Wasserman Schultz, challenger brawl over Israel amid heated primary

lorida Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz went on the offensive against tough primary challenger Tim Canova Monday, accusing him of harboring malleable postures on US policy toward the Jewish state, as an already heated contest between the two Democrats got cranked up to 11 over support for Israel.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Dear Ms. Schultz

I would like to remind you that you are running for the US Congress, not the Knesset.

However, if you wish to run for the Knesset, I am certain we could crowdfund a one-way ticket to Israel for you!

Aug 16 07:52

EU logo no shield from Israel’s bulldozers

Hammadin knows all too well that the expansion of the settlement – built in violation of international law, which forbids an occupying power like Israel from transferring its population into the territory it occupies – has meant the steady de-development of his community.

In February, the Israeli army demolished two trailers which were to serve as a new school for first- and second-graders. The cabins, donated by a French nongovernmental organization and funded by the European Union, bore visible EU logos.

Aug 16 07:49

Holland probes threats against Palestinian group’s lawyer at The Hague

For the last six months, Nada Kiswanson has received a steady stream of death threats while she has worked with the International Criminal Court as it probes possible war crimes committed by Israel against Palestinians.

The Jordanian-Swedish human rights lawyer with the Palestinian group Al-Haq has reported receiving intimidating phone calls, emails and a bouquet of flowers with an ominous message, threatening the lives of her and her family. She has been also been contacted by someone impersonating a Dutch governmental official.

Al-Haq and Kiswanson believe the intimidation campaign is designed to discourage their advocacy.

This month Kiswanson received a message stating she was “not safe at all and hopefully this would remain.”

“It’s very clear that the reason I’m being threatened is because of the work that I do in Europe and particularly at the International Criminal Court,” she told the Associated Press.

Aug 15 19:34

US government sued over aid to ‘nuclear’ Israel

A Washington DC non-profit group is suing the US government challenging its authority to provide Israel with foreign aid, arguing that its status – a nuclear power which didn’t sign the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty – means that aiding it contravenes US law.

“This lawsuit is not about foreign policy. It is about the rule of law, presidential power, the structural limits of the U.S. Constitution, and the right of the public to understand the functions of government and informed petition of the government for redress,” stated the complaint filed By Gran F. Smith, Director of the Institute for Research: Middle East Policy (IRmep).

Aug 15 13:49

The Dark Secret Of Israel’s Stolen Babies

It is Israel’s darkest secret – or so argues one Israeli journalist – in a country whose short history is replete with dark episodes.

Last month Tzachi Hanegbi, minister for national security, became the first government official to admit that hundreds of babies had been stolen from their mothers in the years immediately following Israel’s creation in 1948. In truth, the number is more likely to be in the thousands.

Aug 15 13:24

The dark secret of Israel’s stolen babies

Jonathan Cook says Israel’s theft of thousands of Arab Jewish babies shows that its Arab Jews face the same enemy as the Palestinians: a European Jewish establishment resolutely opposed to living in peace and respect with either Arabs or the region.

Aug 15 13:10

Israel Loses Secretive Oil Pipeline Case To Iran, Ordered To Pay $1.1 Billion Plus Interest

The Swiss Federal Tribunal, Switzerland’s highest court, ordered Israel to pay $1.1 billion plus interest to Iran in a decades old dispute over a secretive oil pipeline predating Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution. The verdict was dated June 27, while media broke the story late last week.
Note: Israel will need more money from you the taxpayer for this.

Aug 15 11:14

TWITTER BOWS TO ISRAELI GOVERNMENT PRESSURE TO CENSOR TWEETS

Though Israel’s reputation as a true democracy has certainly come under fire, its advocates proudly point to its freewheeling press as an exemplar of the values of liberal Zionism. But even this last holdout of Israeli democracy israpidly receding, particularly in traditional domestic print and broadcast media and, more recently, among foreign-headquartered social media platforms.

The governing right wing has succeeded in gaining a virtual monopoly over the newspaper-reading public. Sheldon Adelson, an American casino magnate, founded Israel Hayom (“Israel Today”) in 2007 as a free Hebrew daily allied with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s hard-right political agenda.

Israeli political reporter Tal Schneider, writing for the i24 news portal in 2014, revealed that Adelson’s funding is the sole reason the paper survives:

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Bibi Netanyahu dreams of a criticism-free Israeli media, including social media, like facebook and twitter, even when that criticism is logical, and well-deserved.

Aug 15 09:09

GRAFFITI OF THE DAY

This is Israel: hate speech found in Israel’s Ben Gurion airport “No Muslims No war. LET’S KILL THEM ALL”

Aug 15 09:09

#InPalestine ~~ IT KILLED IN THE PAST, WHY NOT USE IT AGAIN?

Over the past six months, say activists in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military has resumed the use of Indoor Barricade Penetrators, a form of high velocity tear gas 40mm projectile designed to deliver its payload inside buildings or homes and used during raids, demonstrations and clashes.

Aug 15 07:47

TWITTER BOWS TO ISRAELI GOVERNMENT PRESSURE TO CENSOR TWEETS

Though Israel’s reputation as a true democracy has certainly come under fire, its advocates proudly point to its freewheeling press as an exemplar of the values of liberal Zionism. But even this last holdout of Israeli democracy israpidly receding, particularly in traditional domestic print and broadcast media and, more recently, among foreign-headquartered social media platforms.

Aug 15 07:14

The Dark Secret Of Israel’s Stolen Babies

It is Israel’s darkest secret – or so argues one Israeli journalist – in a country whose short history is replete with dark episodes.

Last month Tzachi Hanegbi, minister for national security, became the first government official to admit that hundreds of babies had been stolen from their mothers in the years immediately following Israel’s creation in 1948. In truth, the number is more likely to be in the thousands.

Aug 15 06:07

Israel’s stolen babies remains the state’s darkest secret

It is Israel’s darkest secret – or so argues one Israeli journalist – in a country whose short history is replete with dark episodes.

Aug 15 05:41

Team Clinton focuses on the demise of Hezbollah

There is reportedly one aspect of Clinton’s Middle East policy that has been detailed and is ready for implementation following her inauguration once details are coordinated with Israel, NATO and the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). It is being advocated by AIPAC on Capitol Hill and among Clinton operatives at the DNC and details how the Clinton administration “must destroy Hezbollah and cut off Tehran’s anti-Arab, anti-Sunni and anti- Christian hegemonic lifeline for its rapidly escalating domination of the Middle East.”

Aug 14 09:30

ISRAEL IS IN MOURNING TODAY ~~ AND ONCE AGAIN PALESTINE IS FORGOTTEN

Two “solidarity ships” are set to sail towards the besieged Gaza Strip from Barcelona, Spain, in mid-September.

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Named ‘Amal’ and ‘Zaytouna’ — meaning ‘Hope’ and ‘Olives’ in Arabic, respectively — the ships will be led by an all-female crew of 24, including Nobel Prize winner Mairead Maguire.
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Aug 14 09:30

BEX ALERT ~~ ISRAEL WANTS YOU TO BELIEVE THAT PALESTINIANS ARE ENJOYING THE SUMMER

Israeli forces detain 4 Palestinians, confiscate property, in southern West Bank raids

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Israeli forces briefly detain, assault 15 Palestinian youth in East Jerusalem

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Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian fishermen in Gaza, detain 5

Aug 14 09:29

OFFICIAL GERMAN RECORD OF PRISONERS IN AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP MAY 1940 THROUGH DECEMBER 1944

The Russian microfilms cover all of the concentration camp records from 1935–1945 and the Auschwitz records were compiled from these. Note, however, that each months reportage covers all the camps and there is no such thing as an “Auschwitz file” or a “Bergen-Belsen” or “Mauthausen file.” The Auschwitz material is included in, let us say, the July 1942 file along with other camp entries and compilations.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Here is the short version. Only 173000 Jews were ever in Auschwitz during all of its years of operation. 58,240 died of typhus. 2064 Jews died of natural causes other than Typhus. 117 Jews were executed as punishment for actual crimes. 161,164 Jews (including transfers in) were transferred out to other camps, still alive. 11,836 Jews, still alive, were in the camp when it was liberated.

Aug 14 06:55

Flashback: israel attacks on gaza 2014 dead children

Have a look and never, ever forget!!

Aug 14 06:43

In NJ, College Students Prepare to Confront Growing BDS Movement on Campus

Natan Sharansky, executive chairman of the Jewish Agency and human rights activist, has tagged the BDS movement as both anti-Israel and anti-Semitic for its use of what he calls the “three Ds”: delegitimization, demonization, and double standards.
BDS presents itself as a peaceful protest against Israeli settlements in the West Bank through economic sanctions on products produced in what Palestinian activists call “the occupied territories.” It isn't. The co-founder of the BDS movement, Columbia University Professor Omar Barghouti, has spoken openly about eliminating the entire State of Israel from the map.
Note: Now that's a thought. See Helen Thomas' solution!

Aug 14 06:37

Anti-Semitism At The 2016 Olympics Is Completely Out Of Control

Throughout the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Israeli athletes have encountered stark anti-Semitism.
After losing a judo match on Friday, Islam el-Shehaby, a fighter from Egypt, refused to shake his Israeli opponent’s hand — a major breach of judo etiquette. After beating him handily, Israeli fighter Or Sasson extended his hand to el-Shehaby. In response, the Egyptian fighter backed away, refusing to reciprocate the gesture.
Note: This is not anti-semitism it is anti Israel. The world is sick and tired of Israel murdering, torturing, and beating Palestinians, especially little kids.

Aug 14 06:31

Israeli prison 'like being inside a grave'

After spending eight months under house arrest in the Kseifa area of the Negev desert, Sada was sentenced to 14 months in prison in July 2015, fined around $4,000, and banned from ever visiting her jailed brother again. Her brother, who had been serving a 17-year sentence for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli settler, was given another three years in prison.
Note: Let us no more use Nazi or Hitler to describe evil. Israel is clearly in first place as they have added a new dimension to scum of the earth.

Aug 14 06:29

The Saudi Role on September 11 – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson

The Saudis have been known to assert what can only be called economic blackmail against the U.S. government to hide embarrassing facts about themselves, including their dealings with terrorist groups ranging from off-shoots of al-Qaeda to ISIS. They can and do argue that if Saudi agents do at times act against U.S. interests, even to the point of aiding terrorists, they do so as rogue agents and not under the authority the central government. The problem is that, just like America’s “rogue” agents, they never seem to suffer punishment.

Webmaster addition: See Debunking the "The Saudis did 9-11" nonsense!

Aug 14 05:52

Cost of Israel to the US

Our uniquely massive support for Israel has cost trillions of dollars and multitudes of lives. It has diminished our moral standing in the world, lessened our domestic freedoms, and exposed us to unnecessary and growing peril. The majority of Americans - as well as our diplomatic and military experts -- oppose this unique relationship. Yet, the lobby for Israel continues to foment policies that are disastrous for our nation and tragic for the region ...

Aug 14 05:48

U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel

A detailed 30-page report, issued in April 2014 by the research service of the US Congress. From the one-page Summary: "Israel is the largest cumulative recipient of U.S. foreign assistance since World War II. To date, the United States has provided Israel $121 billion (current, or non-inflation-adjusted, dollars) in bilateral assistance. Almost all U.S. bilateral aid to Israel is in the form of military assistance, although in the past Israel also received significant economic assistance. Strong congressional support for Israel has resulted in Israel receiving benefits not available to any other countries ..."

Aug 14 05:41

On Eve of Aid Boost, Researcher Flags Israel's 'Clandestine' Nukes

U.S. aid to Israel violates a long-standing ban on giving foreign aid to clandestine nuclear powers, the director of a Middle East policy nonprofit claims in a federal complaint. Grant Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy, says the United States has given Israel an estimated $234 billion in foreign aid since Congress passed the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. Discussing his Aug. 8 lawsuit in an interview, Smith said the pro se litigation has been ten years in the making. Though Israel is not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Smith noted that it is a known nuclear power and recipient of U.S. aid.

Aug 14 05:32

Lawsuit Claims Aid to Nuclear Israel Illegal Under Symington Glenn Amendments

A lawsuit filed in federal court in Washington, DC, claims that United States aid to Israel is illegal under a law passed in the 1970s that prohibits aid to nuclear powers that don't sign the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT). The lawsuit was filed by Grant Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle East Policy (IRMEP). The lawsuit comes as the Obama administration is pushing to finalize a ten-year memorandum of understanding which will reportedly boost aid to Israel to $4 billion per year. Such aid violates longstanding bans on foreign aid to non-signatories to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) with nuclear weapons programs, the lawsuit alleges. Since the bans went into effect, U.S. foreign aid to Israel is estimated to be $234 billion.

Aug 13 08:28

Lawsuit says US aid to Israel illegal under 1976 law

American aid to Israel is illegal under a decades-old law that prohibits aid to nuclear powers that have not signed the international Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Washington, DC.

The lawsuit, filed this week by Grant Smith, the director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy, comes as the US and Israel have closed many of the gaps in negotiations over a new 10-year military aid package worth tens of billions of dollars.

Discussing the lawsuit in an interview with Court House News, Smith said the US has provided Israel an estimated $234 billion in foreign assistance since Congress passed the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act in 1976, which bans aid to non-signatories of the NPT that posses nuclear weapons.

Aug 13 03:30

After 300 Weeks of BDS Activism in Adelaide a Letter to 3-D Trolls

We have long been familiar with wannabe friends on Facebook and You Tube who profess to be seeking peace in the Middle East but appear to see the subjugation of the Palestinians as the only way to achieve this outcome. Their aim in contacting us seems patently clear, to waste our time in fruitless discussion or find out as much as possible about our group. This is a similar modus operandi to the Christian Zionists who have plagued our education campaign in Rundle Mall during our 300 weeks of BDS actions

Aug 12 23:06

Yes! The System Is Rigged!

If 2016 taught us anything, it is that if the establishment’s hegemony is imperiled, it will come together in ferocious solidarity — for the preservation of their perks, privileges, and power.All the elements of that establishment — corporate, cultural, political, media — are today issuing an ultimatum to Middle America:Trump is unacceptable.

You want Trump out? How do we get you out?
But if Hillary Clinton takes power, and continues America on her present course, which a majority of Americans rejected in the primaries, there is going to a bad moon rising.

And the new protesters in the streets will not be overprivileged children from Ivy League campuses.

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable,” said John F. Kennedy.

Aug 12 19:33

How much difference is there between Quaran and Talmudic teaching?

Coming across this list, I was astounded.I searched for more information and came across many sites that show what is taught in the Talmud (Jewish teaching. Wow, that stuff is incredible. And I thought the Quaran was teaching holy crap.

WHAT TALMUDICS THINK

Historically, Jews had always thrived in nations and empires with multicultural, pluralistic and tolerant environments, while they fared badly in strong ethnic or nationalistic societies. European Jews have always been the emblematic stranger or ‘other’. Therefore, by definition, a society where the stranger is welcome is good for the Jews, although they have not always appreciated this link. The future of European Jewry is dependent on our ability to shape a multicultural, pluralistic and diverse society. ~ Göran Rosenberg, Jewish author and journalist

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Not very different from muslim teachings

pregnant non-Jew is no better than a pregnant animal." ~ Coschen hamischpat 405
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Aug 12 08:49

FLASHBACK - Israel Lobbyist - We Need a False Flag to Start War with Iran!

Aug 12 08:33

THE REAL MEANING OF ISRAELI ‘COUNTERTERRORISM’

Every year, the Israeli military arrests and prosecutes around 700 Palestinian children. For 25 Years, our lawyers have defended thousands of these children in the Israeli military court system. This is Osama’s story.

Aug 12 08:33

DIRECT LINE TO JOE McCARTHY IN ISRAEL

Jerusalem-based BDS watchdog call center takes the fight to anti-Israel activities by providing activists’ information reported by civilians to Interior Ministry; group seeks deportation of activsts or barring their entry into Israel.

Aug 12 07:17

The six-million figure: another holocaust lie and the lying liars who enable it

The first mention of 6 million suffering Jews comes way back in 1889.

Aug 12 07:17

Netanyahu cost Israel billions in US arms deal, rival Lapid says

Israel is being short-changed on its 10-year military aid package with the United States, and it is because of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's behaviour, one of his political challengers said on Tuesday.

Yair Lapid, who leads Israel’s centrist Yesh Atid party, said the yearly aid of as much as $3.8bn that Israel is likely to get would have been bigger had Netanyahu not created such a ruckus over Washington’s nuclear agreement with Iran.

“We are getting a far lesser deal than the one we could have gotten before Prime Minister Netanyahu voyaged to Congress last March,” said Lapid, referring to a 2015 speech that was widely viewed as an embarrassing rebuke to US President Barack Obama.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Greed, thy name is Israel!

Aug 12 06:54

Netherlands probes death threats against Palestinian rights advocate

In the first reported case of the kind, Dutch prosecutors are investigating death threats to a Hague-based Palestinian rights advocate, implicating Israel as a likely culprit due to sophisticated tactics and hacking used. Israel dismisses its involvement.

Aug 12 06:44

EU, US warn Israel against razing Palestinian village

The EU and US warned Israel of “serious” consequences should it raze the occupied West Bank village of Sussia, the Safa news agency reported Israeli media saying yesterday.

Reporting Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Safa said the “warning messages” reached the Israeli leadership over the last two weeks, noting the response if the village was razed would be “unconventional”.

The White House said: “In case the demolition was carried out, the United States would have the hardest response.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"You will have to walk over to the White House to pick up that check for $40 billion!" -- Official White Horse Souse

Aug 11 16:42

Divide And Rule: How Factionalism In Palestine Is Killing Prospects For Freedom

As Palestinians in the Occupied Territories begin preparations for local elections which are scheduled for October, division and factionalism are rearing their ugly head.

Aug 11 11:19

THE LATEST ISRAELI BEX ALERT ON VIDEO

"I’m going to say something now that some of you will not believe. But I’m going to say it anyway because it’s true."

Does he really think that we are all stupider than he is??

Webmaster's Commentary: 

In Mein Kampf, Hitler describes the Big Lie. He did not advocate it's use; he was issuing a warning that the bigger the lie, the more people will fall victim to it. That is what Netanyahu is trying here.

Aug 11 10:24

Lawsuit Aims to Contest US Aid to Clandestine Nuclear Power Israel

A new lawsuit filed by the director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy aims to put an end to some 40 years of the US government violating its own International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976, related to providing military aid to clandestine nuclear weapons power.

In this case the focus is on Israel, which is widely acknowledged to have a substantial nuclear weapons arsenal, but is not a member of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Since 1976, the US has provided some $234 billion in military aid to Israel, with a new record deal expected to be finalized soon.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

GOOD! Even if the US government changes the law to accommodate the giving of more weapons and money to Israel, they will have to do it publicly, and in essence, admit to the American people and the world that they lied through their teeth about alleged Israeli "nuclear ambiguity".

Aug 11 10:01

Obama’s Offering of Largest Military Aid Package Ever Is Not Enough for Israel

Israeli officials play hardball, demanding that the Obama Administration pony up more than the record $40 billion ten-year offering made by the US -- by a cool $10 billion

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Give us more, or we'll tell the world who REALLY did 9-11, and it will be worse for you than for us!" -- Nodding Yahoo

Aug 11 09:14

Lawsuit Aims to Contest US Aid to Clandestine Nuclear Power Israel

A new lawsuit filed by the director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy aims to put an end to some 40 years of the US government violating its own International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976, related to providing military aid to clandestine nuclear weapons power.

In this case the focus is on Israel, which is widely acknowledged to have a substantial nuclear weapons arsenal, but is not a member of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Since 1976, the US has provided some $234 billion in military aid to Israel, with a new record deal expected to be finalized soon.

Aug 11 07:26

Gaza Happy video: Two years later, the joy has faded

The Gaza edition of the video was published on April 17, 2014, just a few months before Israel launched a fresh assault on the besieged territory. The 2014 Gaza war lasted two months, killing more than 2,000 Palestinians and leaving the area in ruins.
Note: All the killing was done with U.S. weapons. You paid for these murders!

Aug 11 06:16

Israeli Army Bans Pokemon Go App

Aug 11 05:18

Israel and the World Vision Crime Scam

Taking a leaf from the Bush-Blair weapons of mass destruction hoax, Israel is going all out to divert anti-Israel opinion on its monumental humanitarian disaster to a fictitious crime allegedly perpetrated by the very victims of said humanitarian disaster- Israel’s wars on Gaza -by concocting an elaborate false crime of embezzlement and terrorism by Mohammed el-Halabi, the dedicated zonal manager for World Vision in the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza.

Aug 10 23:17

The Charade of the Presidential Election

It saddens me to see only a gloomy result of this election. It will not make any difference whether people elect Trump or Killary … oops Hillary (I think I will never get this right). As we had witnessed in previous elections, whether electing a Republican or a Democratic president America will get more or less (probably more) of the same policies; unfair trade agreements, police state, loss of privacy, more taxes, and still perpetual wars and destruction. American people still lose, corporate/Judaic elite wins again.

Aug 10 18:19

Libertarian candidates say US policy has only made Middle East more dangerous

Although Donald Trump made a headline or two this winter saying he’d be a neutral arbiter between Israelis and Palestinians, he soon after backtracked, delivering a well received, if uncreative, speech to standing ovations at AIPAC. Appointees of Hillary Clinton to the Democratic National Committee’s platform drafting committee successfully smacked down a bid to include language even acknowledging the existence Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory.

With that in mind, a voter might wonder what the Libertarian Party has to offer concerning Israel/Palestine.

The Libertarians argue, as they do across the board, for disentangling the U.S. from onerous aid arrangements, but their reasons have less to do with Israel’s treatment of Palestinians and more to do with the party’s promise to make government smaller in general. There isn’t a plank for Israel in the Libertarian platform, but in speaking with a Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, Alex Merced, it appears that the party is the most open to new ideas, for better or worse, of all the parties running this year.

Aug 10 08:11

Google explains why Palestine isn't labeled in Maps

It's restoring the labels "West Bank" and "Gaza" after accidentally deleting them.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Suuuuuuuuuuure it was an accident!

Aug 10 07:06

Israeli MP floats law to protect Netanyahu from criminal inquiries

An MP in Israel has proposed a new law that would shield the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, from any future criminal investigation while in office.

The law, proposed by the Likud MP David Amsalem, the Knesset’s interior committee chairman, was greeted with an outcry from opposition MPs.

Last month the Israeli attorney general launched a preliminary inquiry into “matters relating to Netanyahu”, without saying what those matters were. The Israeli prime minister, who has previously faced scrutiny on his household spending, denies any wrongdoing.

Amsalem originally suggested that the law should only cover minor offences carrying a prison sentence up to six months, but later proposed that more serious crimes should also included.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Let's just go ahead and change Netanyahu's official title to Fuhrer!

Aug 09 11:22

13 hurt, cottage alight as Israeli drone crashes into Arab village

A drone belonging to Israel's Aerospace Industries crashed on Tuesday in an Arab village in northern Israel, lightly wounding at least 13 people and setting an empty home ablaze, officials said.

Aug 09 09:12

Israel’s Second-Class Citizens

When the world focuses on the Arab-Israeli crisis today, the plight of the 4.6 million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank gets most of the attention. But another pressing question haunts Israeli politics: the status and future of Israel’s own Arab citizens, who number around 1.7 million and make up around 21 percent of its popu­lation.

Aug 09 04:51

Oberlin suspends professor who blamed Israel for 9/11

"Oberlin administrative officials have stated that Dr. Karega has performed exceptionally as an educator on the faculty at Oberlin. Her record of teaching has been unblemished," Chui Karega told the website.

"Nevertheless, Oberlin?'s administration, pandering to the dictates of a handful of vocal and wealthy religious zealots, has set out to push Dr. Karega out of her faculty position at Oberlin," he said, adding that the professor was placed on administrative leave with "no justification."
Note: Add this educator to the growing list of educators attacked by the tribe!

Aug 08 18:33

Apartheid Israel's War On Water

London is known the world over for its rainy weather, so most people would be shocked to find out that Ramallah, one of the largest cities in the West Bank, actually receives more annual rainfall. So why during the month of June did Palestinians face some of the harshest water shortages in decades?

Aug 08 15:25

Is Saudi Arabia Zion?

As relations between Israel and the Al Saud family warm up, James Dorsey explores the prospects offered by long-forgotten research by Arab historian Kamal Salibi which concluded that “Judaism’s Zion was not located in Israel but in Saudi Arabia”.

Aug 08 12:22

GOOGLE IGNITES INTERNATIONAL OUTRAGE AFTER WIPING PALESTINE OFF THE MAP, REPLACING IT WITH ISRAEL

Palestine – Internet giant Google has come under fire from around the world this week, after removing the name Palestine from Google Maps and replacing it with Israel. Interestingly, international mainstream corporate media has completely blacked out any coverage of the incident or the international outrage it has sparked.

Webmaster addition: If you search for "Palestine" in Google Earth, it takes you to the Atlantic Ocean off the west coat of Africa! As a side note, many of the hack attacks on my server come from Google's IP addresses!

Aug 08 10:54

Palestinian Children as Young as 12 Can Now Be Legally Imprisoned by Israel

By James Holbrooks

Last Wednesday, Israeli lawmakers legalized the imprisonment of Palestinian children as young as — by their own words — twelve years old.

The new law, passed by legislators as the “Youth Bill,” allows authorities to “imprison a minor convicted of serious crimes such as murder, attempted murder or manslaughter even if he or she is under the age of 14,” the Knesset said in a press release.

But the originator of the bill, Anat Berko, was quoted in that same statement as saying that for those who are “murdered with a knife in the heart it does not matter if the child is 12 or 15.”...

Aug 08 08:57

ISRAELI APARTHEID CAUGHT ON VIDEO

n September 2012, Israeli security forces put up a chain-link fence along al-Ibrahimi Street in Hebron, separating the paved road from a narrow, rough walkway. Since then, B’Tselem has twice documented security forces denying Palestinians access to the paved road, despite official claims that there is no such prohibition. On 25 July 2016, B’Tselem volunteer Raed Abu Ramileh filmed a Border Police officer seizing the bicycle of 8-year-old Anwar Burqan and throwing it in the bushes for riding it down the paved road, which is reserved for settlers.

Aug 08 07:10

The Shot Heard All Over the Country

The crew of an Israeli ambulance was treating the wounded soldier, ignoring the seriously wounded Arab who was lying on the ground. Several Israeli soldiers were standing around, also ignoring the Palestinian. About 10 minutes later Sergeant Elor Azaria, a medic, appeared on the scene, approached the wounded Palestinian and shot him pointblank in the head, killing him.

According to eyewitnesses, Azaria declared that "the terrorist must die". Later, on the advice of his phalanx of lawyers, Azaria claimed that he was afraid that the wounded Palestinian had an explosive charge on his body and was about to kill the soldiers around him – an assertion clearly disproved by the pictures which showed the soldiers standing nearby obviously unconcerned. Then there was a mysterious knife which was not there at the beginning of the clip and could be seen lying near the body at the end.

Aug 07 12:52

Money talks as Trump does U-turn on Israel

The grubby underside of US electoral politics is on show once again as the Democratic and Republican candidates prepare to fight it out for the presidency. And it doesn’t get seamier than the battle to prove how loyal each candidate is to Israel.

New depths are likely to be plumbed this week at the Republican convention in Cleveland, as Donald Trump is crowned the party’s nominee. His platform breaks with decades of United States policy to effectively deny the Palestinians any hope of statehood.

The question now is whether the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, who positions herself as Israel’s greatest ally, will try to outbid Trump in cravenly submitting to the Israeli right.

Aug 07 11:09

Files Linking Britain To Israel’s Nuclear Weapons Go Missing From National Archives

Official documents on Britain’s relationship with Israel, including papers on “military and nuclear collaboration” in the 1970s, have disappeared from the National Archives in the last four years.

Aug 07 07:54

Lieberman Compares Iran to Nazis, Iran Deal to Munich Pact…Again

Over the past few days, a tempest has been brewing after Pres. Obama defended his Iran nuclear agreement by correctly noting that the entire Israeli defense and intelligence leadership acknowledges that it has improved Israeli and world security. This apparently angered defense minister Avigdor Lieberman, who couldn’t leave well enough alone.

Aug 07 07:38

Benjamin Netanyahu accused of sabotaging peace, as Israeli authorities abuse Palestinian children

The head of one of Israel’s most successful companies has issued a blistering condemnation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Daniel Birnbaum, the CEO of SodaStream, accused Netanyahu of “systemically spreading hate” and purposefully nurturing the conflict with the Palestinians “in all its evil manifestations”.

His scathing comments come as Israeli authorities move towards a “more aggressive approach” in dealing with Palestinian children accused of crimes, including the minor transgression of riding a bike.

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