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Israeli diplomat in Berlin: Maintaining German guilt about Holocaust helps Israel – Israel has no interest in normalization of relations with Germany

… in a closed briefing session with Israeli journalists a spokeswoman for the Israeli embassy in Berlin said it was an Israeli interest to maintain…

Jun 26 2015 / Read More » /

Fast-track trade bill requires US to object to boycotts of Israel, could hurt dealings with Europe

…“discouraging” Israel boycotts would become one of the “principal negotiating objectives” of U.S. officials in bill just passed by both chambers of Congress… The bill’s…

Jun 26 2015 / Read More » /

Jerusalem Post: The importance [pro-Israel] Jews have played in the life of Hilary Clinton

…in 2000, Clinton repeatedly secured the Tuesday-morning slot at national Jewish conferences for AIPAC and the Jewish Federations of North America, among others – a…

Jun 25 2015 / Read More » /
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Islamophobic Networks influenced Roof to Kill in Charleston

That far right wing Jews would be trying to teach white people to hate non-Christians boggles the mind, since nothing could be more injurious to…

Jun 21 2015 / Read More » /

The Basics: re-examining our policies

The US has a unique relationship with Israel:

• More US tax money has been given to Israel than to any other nation – over $8 million per day (per capita, more than 7,000 times the average to others around the world). Large disbursements are also given to other Mideast nations, largely on behalf of Israel.

• The US regularly vetoes initiatives regarding Israel that are endorsed by numerous other nations.

Such policies are causing escalating harm to Americans: they have entangled us in tragic wars, damaged our economy, undermined our democratic processes, and placed our citizens in danger. Yet this is rarely discussed.

It is critical for our nation and others that these policies be thoroughly examined, openly debated, and honestly evaluated. Read more

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