Israel v. Palestine: MSM Unreported Truths

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by Stephen Lendman On Tuesday, Israel's Operation Protective Edge aggression entered day 51. Mass slaughter and destruction continue. MSM scoundrels largely lost interest. Killing Palestinians no longer matters. Justifiable outrage is absent. So-called halted US arms shipments to Israel two weeks ago … [Read more...]

Gaza War Fringes: Israel Annuls British Law on Arabic Language

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While a Gaza War long-term ceasefire is being announced by all actors except Israel, the Knesset announced on August 26, 2014, a new law abolishing Arabic as an official language in Israel. Opportunist Occupier Without a Constitution limiting it, the Israeli Parliament can pass any law it wishes. A system … [Read more...]

Israeli teenagers: Racist and proud of it

Israeli Teens Gripped by Virulent Racism

A peek into tomorrow's Israel... “For me, personally, Arabs are something I can’t look at and can’t stand,” a 10th-grade girl from a high school in the central part of the country says in abominable Hebrew. “I am tremendously racist. I come from a racist home. If I get the chance in the army to shoot one … [Read more...]

The grand failure of Israeli hasbara

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Israeli attempts to shape the narrative of the Gaza war have failed in the face of global solidarity with Palestinians. By Jamil Khader The genocidal war that the apartheid Israeli state has waged on the Gaza Strip has generated an unprecedented wave of international public condemnation and international … [Read more...]

Western Leaders Support Israeli Genocide

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By Stephen Lendman Longstanding US-led Western support lets Israel get away with genocidal mass murder and destruction. More on this below. Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the latest example of well planned, premeditated Israeli aggression on Palestine. It has nothing to do with Hamas rocket … [Read more...]

Questions to Ask Your Pro-Israeli Friends

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Ask your pro-Israel friend questions requiring thought instead of quoting "facts" might result in a more productive dialog. By Paul Kinzelman Lately it seems that the Gaza Conflict is on everybody's mind, quite understandably, but there is precious little productive dialog between the two sides. I … [Read more...]

Myth Vs. Fact: Breaking Down The Conflict In Gaza

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These are the top 5 myths the American media left the public with about Israel's brutal offensive of Gaza. By Mnar Muhawesh 1. MYTH: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a level playing field: Israel vs. Hamas FACT: This is the modern-day David versus Goliath. Why is the deadly Israeli assault … [Read more...]

The Liberal Zionist Dilemma

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You simply cannot adhere to the principle of universal civil and political rights and, at the same time, support a Zionist state. To do so is to involve oneself in a contradiction. The liberals are being forced to face this fact. The Liberal Ideal Liberalism, framed as a socio-political ideal, argues that … [Read more...]

The Fall of Gaza’s Temple

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On August 17, 2014, an extraordinary article appeared in the front page of Yediot Ahronot, the largest paid Hebrew newspaper. It was based on a UN document called "Gaza Crisis Atlas," but the newspaper entitled it "Strong Cliff Atlas: Red-Point means Damage to House." Below the title a festival of death and … [Read more...]

#BoycottIsrael: Now More Than Ever

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by Stephen Lendman For many decades, Israel waged genocidal war against millions of defenseless Palestinians with impunity. Accountability is long overdue. High crimes against peace were committed. Culpable Israeli officials must be punished to the full extent of the law. The global boycott, … [Read more...]

Weapon Dealers Won The Gaza War

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Data published by the premium section of Haaretz on August 12, 2014, shows that Israel profited financially from its brutal attack on Gaza. While accusing Europe of anti-Semitism, Israeli coffers in Zurich got a fresh supply of blood-stained funds. Anti-Semitic Europe In recent months, I got a … [Read more...]

Israeli Genocide and its Willing Accomplices

Israeli Genocide and its Willing Accomplices

by James Petras Outside of Israel and its organized supporters in the major Zionist organizations, world public opinion and most experts in international law see the Jewish State’s invasion of Gaza and its systematic attack on civilians and basic infrastructure as a crime against humanity. The purpose … [Read more...]

Open letter to President Obama: Your legacy

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Dear Mr. President, This open letter was inspired by a friend of mine who suggested that you should be urged to resign rather than remain a prisoner of the majority in Congress who take their orders from the Zionist lobby and its so-called Christian evangelical allies and who by doing so are betraying … [Read more...]

The Prawer plan, special West Bank edition

The Prawer plan, special West Bank edition

Quietly, without demonstrations or consulting the stakeholders, the Civil Administration is cooking up a plan to relocate West Bank Bedouin into crowded new townships. By Amira Hass - Sabbah Report § What does this remind you of? Thousands of people are forced, at gunpoint, to leave their homes. … [Read more...]

It’s either Israel or the occupation

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Occupation of the Palestinians has become, among other things, like therapy for the trauma of Europe. By Oudeh Basharat - Sabbah Report § For the occupation’s 47th birthday, which unfortunately came last week, there is no song more appropriate than Farid al-Atrash’s sad tune: “My birthday is upon … [Read more...]

Do You Hate Us; the Jews?

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26% of those polled – about 1.09 billion persons; one in every four – are reported to be “deeply inflicted” with “anti-Semitic” attitudes. By Dr. Elias Akleh - Sabbah Report § Do you hate us; the Jews? This was an implied question that was asked to some 53,100 adults in 102 countries in 96 different … [Read more...]

Ongoing Nakba Story

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Israel was born of terror, war and revolution and its creation required a measure of fanaticism and cruelty By Thomas Are - Sabbah Report § May 15, 1948 is a day to remember. To the Jew, it is a day to celebrate the Declaration of the establishment of the State of Israel. To the Arab, it is a day to … [Read more...]

Double standards for citizens of Israel

Majd Kayyal, a 48' Palestinian researcher and journalist, poses for a portrait in his home, Haifa, April 19, 2014. Israel arrested Kayyal on Saturday evening at the Sheikh Hussein crossing on the Israeli-Jordanian border, after he returned from a visit in Lebanon. Kayyal attended a conference that marked the 40th anniversary of the Al-Safir newspaper in Beirut. He was released after five days of interrogation after massive public pressure.

Israel have two standards, one for Israeli Jews and another for the Palestinian Arab By Jonathan Cook - Sabbah Report § The arrest of a journalist and several political activists in Israel over the past few weeks has provoked a troubling debate: are laws applied differently depending on whether a … [Read more...]

Israel Wants Temple Mount Control

Israel Wants Temple Mount Control

By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § The Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount and Al-Aqsa Mosque rank third in Islamic importance. They do so after Mecca's Sacred Mosque and Madina's Mosque of the Prophet. Israel wants control. Naftali Bennett is Israel's Jewish Home Party leader, Economy minister, and … [Read more...]