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Israel Demands World Internet Censorship

 Israel plans to create an international coalition that would monitor the internet and demand the removal of content that Israel doesn’t like New Observer The Israeli Public Security…

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Israeli Welfare Ministry, Foster Agencies, Traffic in Palestinian Children

Israel’s bureaucratic system of stealing children from their parents… Tikun Olam– January 9, 2016 By Richard Silverstein Daniella Vaknin’s daughter, Adel, at her settlement pre-school   A few…

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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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