Henry Siegman, Leading Voice of U.S. Jewry, on Gaza: “A Slaughter of Innocents”

Henry Siegman, Leading Voice of U.S. Jewry, on Gaza: "A Slaughter of Innocents"

Given his background, what American Jewish leader Henry Siegman has to say about Israel’s founding in 1948 through the current assault on Gaza may surprise you. From 1978 to 1994, Siegman served as executive director of the American Jewish Congress, long described as one of the nation’s "big three" Jewish organizations along with the American Jewish Committee and the … [Read more...]

The #GazaBucketChallenge ~ by .@iFalasteen

proxy

"I Did this for Gaza, to give awareness for people about whats going on in my home land everyday and to don't forget to save lives and boycott Israeli products." #GazaBucketChallenge #GazaUnderAttack https://twitter.com/iFalasteen/status/503775539031576576 Sabbah Report § http://sabbah.biz/mt/?p=25787 § Sign up for our FREE newsletter § … [Read more...]

Falk: US Limits Ability of UN To Hold Israel Accountable for War Crimes [Video]

Screen Shot 2014-08-24 at 12.06.58 PM

Princeton University Professor Richard Falk discusses how the powers of the UN are limited since the United States sets the agenda Transcript JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. And welcome to our second part of our conversation about Gaza and Israel. And we're now joined by Richard Falk. Richard … [Read more...]

Israel and the Palestinians – It’s about Mind Over Matter

Israel and the Palestinians — It's about Mind Over Matter

Ever since the three Israeli teenagers went missing, police and army units have besieged Palestinian towns and villages in the area; their houses and shops have been ransacked and atrocities have been committed; Gaza has been bombed, and the death toll is still rising, yet international leaders have remained largely silent, when they all know that such reprisals amount to … [Read more...]

Watch: the “Islamic State” (formerly ISIS) from the inside

The Islamic State (ISIS)

The Islamic State, a hardline "Sunni" jihadist group that formerly had ties to al-Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or, in Arabic, Da'ish, the group has announced its intention to re-establish the caliphate and has declared its leader, the shadowy … [Read more...]