Today, the IRmep Center for Policy and Law Enforcement released a internal briefing video produced by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency that it obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The video, called “Jonathan Pollard: A Portrayal,” was produced to convince American government employees to “report suspicious activities” of their colleagues.
Monthly Archives: June 2012
On June 18th CBS Outdoor censored 23 LA billboards, calling for an end to aid to Israel. Now congressman Howard Berman has spoken out against the billboards.
On Monday, we published a harrowing account from @WelshinGaza about their standoff with the Israeli navy off the coast of Gaza. During the encounter at sea, Welsh’s camera was destroyed by a stream of water the navy shot at the human rights observation boat Welsh was traveling on. Help replace @WelshinGaza’s camera.
On June 6, 2012, the Jerusalem Development Authority launched its fourth annual Jerusalem Festival of Light in the Old City. The tourist festival was arguably a fitting tribute to the 45th anniversary of the occupation. Dating back to 1967, tourism has been a crucial avenue by which Israeli civilians experienced their status as occupiers.
Stephen Shenfield grew up in a Jewish family in the North London suburb of Muswell Hill. This is the story of how his family rejected Zionism and how he discovered the truth about the expulsion of the Palestinians from their homeland – the Nakba (although he was not to learn the word itself until much later).
US Embassy in Tel Aviv quotes Henry Ford, famous anti-semite
Mhd Mossadegh was democratically elected by the Iranian people. So we installed the Shah– leading to an Islamist revolution
Last week Miko Peled, the Israeli author of ‘The General’s Son’, appeared with his publisher Helena Cobban in Manhattan and spoke for 40 minutes. Here Peled discusses his family history, learning about the Nakba and the possibility of a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict given the failure of the two-state solution.
Write a novel that puts down Palestinians? You’ll get support inside the literary establishment
American Jewish organizations say they don’t want Israel on the program, Rabbi Eric Yoffie reports
The New Yorker published a story saying Palestinians beg Israelis to shoot them to gain world sympathy. We try and outdo the New Yorker in its own genre
Vladimir Putin meets with Abbas, praises Palestinian state, two things Obama can’t seem to do
Last Thursday, Israeli writers swiped a tactic from the BDS movement and called for a cultural boycott against Tel Aviv’s White Night festival, exposing the Jewish exclusivity of the J14 protests.
Imagine three war criminals in one room
Applying his Israel logic, Abe Foxman would have stood up for Montgomery’s segregated bus system
David Sanger’s vaguenesses. He says Stuxnet wiped out centrifuges, then admits we have no idea what damage it caused. Oh and we’re having a covert war with North Korea
Although mostly known as an East Jerusalem settlement financier, Irving Moskowitz is also bankrolling the GOP with a $1million donation to a Republican SuperPAC.
In The Wall Street Journal, Marty Peretz says that Jonathan Pollard is a scoundrel, but Barack Obama is indifferent to Jewish history and persecution. I believe that Mr. Obama does exhibit a certain disdain for the Jewish state—an indifference to and ignorance of the incandescence of Jewish history. “When the chips are down,” said the […]
When the news first broke last week that Caterpillar was dropped from MSCI’s socially responsible investing indices, pro-Israel organizations downplayed the action claiming it had nothing to do with Israel. MSCI’s statement yesterday that the occupation was a “key factor” in the decision is forcing anti-boycott activists to admit Caterpillar’s relationship to the Israeli military is hurting the company.
MSCI’s statement explaining why it dropped Caterpillar from its socially responsible investing indices.
Nada Bakri, widow to Anthony Shadid and an NYT correspondent, declines to discuss circumstances of New York Times assignment to Syria on which he died
Two weeks back we reported on 23 billboards being put up in the Los Angeles area calling for an end to aid to Israel. The ads have been torn down by the billboard operator, CBS Outdoor, which is part of CBS, the media giant.
The Devil sucks in the most devout. In theology fanatics make for easier marks for conversion than moderates because of the jitters and fright common to all such breeds who fear their minds will be colonised by the Satanic advance of the secular world. I’m a living testament to the perils of monkeying with fundamentalism…
Sarah Ziyad visits the land where her grandmother’s village stood before the Nakba.
Palestinian writer Samah Sabawi responds to the notion that the settlers are eroding Israeli democracy, and the call from liberal Zionists to boycott the settlements.