Posts Tagged ‘israel’

Pressure builds on Biden to investigate Israel over Abu Akleh killing

Pressure is building on the Biden administration from Congress and the media to investigate the killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. One fourth of the House Democratic caucus signed a letter calling on the U.S. to investigate the killing, and recent investigations by CNN and the Associated Press have debunked Israeli talking points. The […]

US and Israel are to Blame for a Real Risk of a Catastrophic War in the Middle East

Amid growing uncertainty about Iran’s return to the 2015 nuclear deal, and in light of protracted negotiations with the United States, the Israeli Army, with Washington’s direct support, has stepped up efforts to create a real military threat to Iran and unleash a large-scale war in the Middle East. To this end, the Israeli military […]

Grieving against the neoliberal university’s collusion with apartheid Israel, Zionist donors, and private tech companies

Dr. Tomomi Kinukawa shares their opening and closing statements in their grievance hearing against San Francisco State University for the silencing of “Whose Narratives? Gender, Justice, & Resistance: A Conversation with Leila Khaled.” Source

Heirs Of The Promise — What Happened To The Ten ‘Lost’ Northern Tribes Of Israel?

In his essay, “Heirs Of The Promise,” Sheldon Emry includes an interview with biblical archeologist, E. Raymond Capt, on what happened to the ten “lost” northern tribes of Israel, and who their descendants are today based on the fulfillment of prophecy. Of course, most Christian ministers and priests will tell you that these peoples — […]

Pro-Israel Super PACs and the Democratic Primaries

AIPAC’s tactics are receiving increasing attention within the mainstream. Source

Leading artists demand accountability for Israel’s killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Pedro Almodovar, Susan Sarandon, Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo, Eric Cantona, Miriam Margolyes, Jim Jarmusch, Naomi Klein and Peter Gabriel call for “meaningful measures to ensure accountability for the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and all other Palestinian civilians.” Source

Israel won’t open criminal probe into killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

The Israeli military will not open a criminal probe into the killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by its soldiers last week, citing a lack of evidence and “no suspicion of a criminal act”.  Source

Why did Israel kill Shireen Abu Akleh?

“In times like these where we are painfully betrayed by our leadership, people such as Shireen Abu Akleh are the honest voice of the voiceless” 

Why is Israel Helping the US against Russia Now?

Even though Israel had previously refused to oppose or condemn Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine– which was provoked by the West’s irresponsible expansionism associated with NATO’s enlargement plans – the situation has changed in the last few days. Israel has clearly altered its previous status, as Jerusalem not only criticised Moscow’s military operation, but […]

The U.S. mainstream media lets Israel manipulate how it reports the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Israel continues its time-honored strategy of manipulating the mainstream U.S. media — this time muddying the coverage of the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Source

Shireen Abu Akleh – The Palestinian voice assassinated by Israel

Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli forces in Jenin doing what she always sought to do – bring Palestinian voices to the world. Source

Israel kills veteran Al Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh in occupied West Bank

Israeli forces shot and killed Palestinian journalist and veteran Al Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh in the head today while she was covering an Israeli raid on the Jenin Refugee Camp. Palestinian news networks and social media have been flooded with an outpouring of grief from Palestinian officials, Abu Akleh’s colleagues, and ordinary Palestinians who […]

Fearmongering and intimidation by Canada’s pro-Israel lobby

Zionist lobby groups in Canada have been on an anti-Palestinian rampage in the last two weeks. Source

For Israel, political and religious domination go hand in hand in Jerusalem

Zionism has fragmented the multi-religious population in Palestine geographically, religiously, socially, and politically. In the process it has denied them one of the simplest rights a human being could ever yearn for — the right to pray in peace. Source

How Israel aims to ‘settle’ the remainder of Jerusalem

An Israeli government plan to officially register the land in East Jerusalem could effectively and irreversibly lead to the confiscation of vast swaths of Palestinian property. Ahmad Amara discusses the dire implications of this move for the people of Jerusalem, and the future of the city. Source

‘Blatant Murder’: Al Jazeera Accuses Israel of Killing Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

“We pledge to prosecute the perpetrators legally, no matter how hard they try to cover up their crime, and bring them to justice,” the media network said in a statement. The media outlet Al Jazeera accused Israeli forces of “deliberately targeting and killing our colleague” on Wednesday after Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot […]

Israel Swears in First Arab Muslim Supreme Court Judge

Israel on Tuesday swore in the first Arab Muslim to serve as in the country’s highest court as a Supreme Court justice.

Institute for Curriculum Services: How an Israel Lobby Group Infiltrated US Education

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA  — In 2018, the Virginia Coalition for Human Rights (VCHR) successfully stopped the state from adopting textbook edits made by the Institute for Curriculum Services (ICS), a pro-Israel “educational” institution. The ICS promotes itself as improving the accuracy of K-12 instruction on Judaism and Jewish history in the United States. Yet, backed by the […]

‘Temporal and Spatial’ Division: Why Israel’s Endgame at Al-Aqsa Mosque Will Fail — UPROOTED PALESTINIANS: SALAM ALQUDS ALAYKUM

April 27, 2022 Thousands of Palestinians rally in Gaza in solidarity with Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Mosque. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle) By Ramzy Baroud Ramzy Baroud is a journalist and the Editor of The Palestine Chronicle. He is the author of six books. His latest book, co-edited with Ilan Pappé, is “Our Vision for Liberation: […] […]

Israel Promotes “Ukraine is George Floyd” Message With Giant “Ukraine Can’t Breathe” Banner

If you weren’t convinced yet, maybe this will help

Israel kills four Palestinians, including one teenager, in span of 24 hours

The Israeli military killed four Palestinians in less than 24 hours on Sunday in the occupied West Bank, including one child, and a partially blind widow of six children.  The four Palestinians, who were killed in four separate incidents in areas across the West Bank, were all killed within a few hours of one another.  […]

Pro-Israel group attacks Rochester supporters of ‘Palestinian cause,’ and progressives are silent

On February 15, Rochester, N.Y., radio station WXXI aired a talk show featuring a group of Rochester Blacks and Palestinian-Americans, titled “Discussing the Motivations Bringing Black Americans to the Palestinian Cause.” Soon after the show, an organization in Brighton, a Rochester suburb with a large Jewish community, called “Brighton Stands Against Antisemitism (BSAA)” issued a […]

Israel’s government crumbles over “Jewish identity”

Yesterday, Israeli premier Naftali Bennett’s razor-thin coalition majority crumbled as coalition whip Idit Silman, also from Bennett’s Yamina (“Rightwards”) party, defected, leaving the coalition at 60 members out of the 120-seat parliament. “I can no longer bear the damage to values ​​and causes that are essential and right”, Silman wrote in her resignation letter to […]

Zelensky Says Ukraine Will Become A ‘Big Israel’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that because of the Russian invasion, Ukraine will become a “big Israel”, with security being the top priority for the country over the next 10 years. Warning that Ukraine will look to Israel for inspiration concerning its future security arrangements, Zelensky argued that an “absolutely liberal” Kiev is now “impossible” […]

Israel ‘vivid obstacle’ to establishment of nuke-free Middle East: Iran

Iran’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations urges international pressure on the Israeli regime to make it join the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Speaking at the annual meeting of the UN Disarmament Commission on Tuesday, Zahra Ershadi underlined how the nuclear weapons constituted “an existential threat to humanity” “This global cause of insecurity should have […]

Harvard Law School ‘apartheid’ report leaves Israel’s defenders speechless

In case you missed it, Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) lately issued a report that finds Israel’s treatment of Palestinians on the West Bank amounts to the crime of apartheid. The study, “Apartheid in the Occupied West Bank: A Legal Analysis of Israel’s Actions” came out on February 28 in the wake […]

Entire Prison in Israel to Be Moved to Save Third-Century Jesus Mosaic

An ancient mosaic found among historic ruins in Megiddo in northern Israel has been deemed so historically significant that extraordinary efforts will be undertaken to make sure it is protected and available to be studied. This remarkable mosaic floor was originally installed inside an early Christian prayer house in the third century AD, and it […]

Israel is profiting from Ukraine’s crisis

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has met a wave of boycotts, divestment and sanctions in the ‘west’, even unto the level of cancellation of Russian artists. The distance between the legitimization of such protest measures when they oppose Russia, and the outright outlawing of them when it comes to Israel, has been an obvious point […]

Two Ukrainians, Two Fathers and Arab Christian Cop Killed in Terror Attack in Israel

Two Ukrainian nationals, an Arab Israeli police officer, and two fathers were identified as the five victims of a shooting attack by a Palestinian terrorist in a Tel Aviv suburb on Tuesday. Source

Marvel star Mark Ruffalo joins opposition to Israel lobby campaign against Lowkey

Marvel actor Mark Ruffalo. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr) Marvel actor Mark Ruffalo is the latest big name from the world of arts, music and culture to sign an open letter to Spotify in support of Lowkey, and against the Israel lobby. Ruffalo is most famous for playing the Hulk in Marvel Studios’ Avengers films. But he’s also […]

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