Members of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) gathered outside the offices of the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies in New York today, criticizing the group’s support for Israel’s policy towards Gaza, including the blockade of the coastal territory and the ongoing military assault. 79 more words
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Pictures of a large pro-Palestinian flag that has been unfurled on the Manhattan Bridge are being tweeted:
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A pro-BDS 200-ish-foot flag just unfurled in the middle of the Manhattan Bridge…
RETOOLED HAMAS BLOODIES ISRAEL WITH HELP FROM HEZBOLLAH!
Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) – Hoisting themselves from a tunnel underneath the Gaza border, the Hamas gunmen sprinted through desert brush to attack an Israeli military post and kill five soldiers, retreating with a bounty of captured machine-guns. 707 more words
‘something to come back to tommorrow… I’ve studied all this inside out a number of years ago (got myself into a lot of trouble!)… back to square one!’ 9,096 more words
A long list of senior US government officials and legislators hold dual US-Israeli citizenship, a powerful influence over Washington’s decision-making process.
Apart from the significant presence of Israeli citizens at sensitive non-elected federal positions such as head of Homeland Security, a large number of Israelis sit in the Senate and House of Representatives. 240 more words