Palestinian Girl Sought Martyrdom on Her Last Day of School

Imagine being a young girl living under a brutal occupation. You’re in the eighth grade. You work hard at your lessons, but then on your last day of school before summer break you go out and seek martyrdom by stabbing an occupation soldier.

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Israeli Land Seizure Bill Viewed as Prelude to West Bank Annexation


“If you don’t understand that stealing property from people, especially people that cannot defend their rights because they are at the bottom of the food chain [is wrong], then you have a moral and personal problem.”

Bill would “retroactively legalize” thousands of Jewish houses built on private Palestinian property

By Ben Lynfield

A controversial bill that would legalise the seizure of Palestinian private property and cripple hopes for a two-state peace solution is expected to easily pass in a Knesset vote next week.

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Reality Reversal: It’s Really the Jews Who Are Discriminated Against, Says Jerusalem Editor

By Richard Edmondson

Caroline Glick is an editor at the Jerusalem Post. In the talk above, she seems to have forgotten who is occupying whom. Glick obviously believes it is Palestinians who are discriminating against Jews, rather than the other way around.

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When Trump Promises to Put ‘America First,’ Does He Really Mean Israel?

“From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first, America first. Every decision on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs will be made to benefit American workers and American families.”

–President Donald Trump, from his inauguration speech

[ Ed. note – I’m not sure exactly how Trump’s pledge to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem squares exactly with his insistence in his inauguration speech that “every decision” on “foreign affairs” under his administration “will be made to benefit American workers and American families.” The underlying presumption seems to be that Americans have something to gain from a relocation of the embassy and the continued expansion of Israeli settlements–which of course is not true.

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Israel Set to Approve New Housing Units in Defiance of UN


By Jim Michaels

Israel plans Wednesday to approve construction of more than 600 housing units in East Jerusalem, a move that defies last week’s United Nationsresolution condemning Israeli settlements on land Palestinians claim for an independent state.

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Israel Approves 463 New Housing Units; US, EU Issue Faint Peeps of Protest

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On Monday of this week Nickolay Mladenov, UN envoy to the Middle East, reported to the UN Security Council that Israel continues to ignore international calls to halt its settlement building on Palestinian lands. Israel responded in the way it typically does in the face of such pressure–by announcing more settlements. 463 to be exact.

The announcement came just two days after Mladenov’s presentation at the UN.

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