Israel has gone from attacking former US President Jimmy Carter for using the “A” word in the title of his 2006 book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, to having to deal with an Israeli organization making the legal case that the entire state may be an Apartheid state.
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.”
Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is the sole partner for peace, while Netanyahu has blocked peace with “provocative, aggressive” actions and it’s not a story in the US press.
Standing up for Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s right to visit Palestine, Geraldo Rivera on Fox News describes Palestinian conditions under occupation, and says, “If it were not Israel and it was not the Jews, if it was any other country that took this action, we would all be outraged.”
Israel’s UN Ambassador Danny Danon published an opinion piece in the New York Times suggesting that the way forward for Palestinians could only be a “surrender” of their national ambitions, and to commit a “national suicide”.
Israel’s UN Ambassador Danny Danon is now claiming the bible as proof to Israel’s fundamental right to all of Palestine. During his speech at a UN Security Council meeting on Monday, Danon held up a bible at for all the ambassadors present to see and said, “This is our deed to our land.” Jonathan Ofir says this is just an indication of Israel’s desperation for legitimacy.
Pandering to two pro-Israel groups, Nikki Haley calls Sheldon and Miriam Adelson “national treasures.” She says the Obama administration “led” the UN Security Council resolution against settlements in 2016, pressuring other countries that did not want to vote for it, and making other ambassadors “uncomfortable.”