Friends of the Israel Defense Forces received at least $2 million in PPP loans
According to data released by the Small Business Administration, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces received a Paycheck Protection Program loan between $2 and $5 million in April.
‘Cancel culture’ letter is about stifling free speech, not protecting it
An open letter published by Harper’s magazine, and signed by 150 prominent writers and public figures, has focused attention on the apparent dangers of what has been termed a new “cancel culture”. It is easy to agree with the letter’s generalized argument for tolerance and free and fair debate, but the intent of many of the letter's signatories is the very reverse of their professed …
Peter Beinart’s defection is a desperate crisis for liberal Zionists
It would be fair to say that a major earthquake has been happening in the Zionist camp this past week, with Peter Beinart's essay that he no longer believes in a Jewish state, and J Street and the peace processors are doing all they can to wish the desertion away.
‘We have biblical rights to the land, the Bible is our deed’ — Israeli ambassador explains why West Bank belongs to Israel
Danny Danon says he represents all Jews, not just Israel, at the United Nations. And the Bible gives the Jews rights to the West Bank. "We do have biblical rights to the land. This is our deed to the land. That's biblical."
‘Most Jordanians see annexation as a declaration of war’ –a view from Amman
If Israel were to annex 30 percent of the West Bank, as envisaged in the US administration's "deal of the century", and the international community were to accept this step, it would indeed be the biggest breach of international law since World War II. It would set a precedent that would shake the international legal order. Palestinians in annexed enclaves would have the status of …
Mondoweiss brings you the voices the mainstream media ignores
Palestinian voices are always in short supply in the mainstream media. Even now as Israel plans a crushing takeover of huge swaths of historic Palestine, corporate media silences the very people who stand to lose the most. But Mondoweiss is there – we bring you voices that matter. While other media dehumanize Palestinians, Mondoweiss publishes news and opinions that bring a human face to the …
Gaza Diaries: Three stories of life during the coronavirus pandemic
“Despite going through two wars as a doctor in 2012 and 2014, the fear of this experience was greater than what I’ve been through before, its terms are way more than I imagined.” Three Palestinians in Gaza – an engineer, a doctor, and a fashion designer – share their personal diaries about what has changed about life in Gaza during the coronavirus pandemic, and what …
The art of the anti-annexation protests
Artists are responding to Israel's annexation threat by producing posters in solidarity with Palestine. Here is a collection of 20 images from protests around the world curated by the Palestine Poster Project Archives.