Rothschild, AIPAC Livestream, Tweets, News from Occupied Palestine, and Much More

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee kicked off its annual policy conference in Washington this morning. A total of 32 members of Congress are scheduled to speak (full list below). One of them is Senator Ben Cardin, who this past Thursday, March 23, 2017–just three days before the conference was set to begin–introduced a bill in the Senate, S.720, designed apparently to deny his Maryland constituents the right to boycott Israel.

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Live Stream: The Israel Lobby and American Policy

The conference is taking place today in Washington. It’s aim is It is to draw attention to “massive, automatic and unconditional U.S. support for Israel,” and it is being held two days before the start of the annual AIPAC conference. You can go here to visit the conference website and to see a list of scheduled speakers.

Dressing Up as a Killer: Purim in Israel

Last week I put up a post about children in Israel who were planning to dress up as Elor Azaria, the Israeli soldier who was caught on video carrying out an execution-style slaying of a wounded Palestinian. That execution took place over Purim of 2016. Purim 2017 was celebrated in Israel this past weekend. Above is a video posted today and showing, indeed, people dressed up as Azaria.

Israeli Police Beat Relatives of Freed Palestinian Prisoner

[ Ed. note – While the media are seemingly too busy braying over the latest Wikileaks revelations to give it much thought, the savagery of Israel’s occupation 0f Palestine goes on unabated. Is there any limit to Zionist brutality?  ]

Ma’an News

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Five Palestinians said they were pulled from their vehicles, violently assaulted, and detained by Israeli forces at a checkpoint in occupied East Jerusalem, after returning home from southern Israel where they had attempted to welcome home their relative who had just been released from Israeli prison.

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Israelis Shut Down International Womens Day Event in Jerusalem

Palestine Information Center

The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) prevented on Wednesday holding an event for the International Women’s Day in occupied Jerusalem.

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A Massacre of Christians By Jews: 614 A.D.–An Untold Chapter of History

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The Mamilla Cemetery in Jerusalem as it looked in 1948

Several days ago, in posting an article about the vandalizing of Jewish cemeteries in the US, I mentioned the Mamilla Cemetery in Jerusalem and the wanton destruction that has been perpetrated on it by Israelis over the past 60 years or so.

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