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  1. Inside Israel’s Secret Program to Get Rid of African Refugees

    Stopmakingsense.org - Africa 09.21 / 00:06 stopmakingsense.org
    Andrew Green reports for Foreign Policy: […] For decades after its founding in 1948, Israel welcomed refugees from outside the Jewish faith. The country was an early signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention. In his first official act as prime minister in 1977, Menachem Begin granted refuge to 66 Vietnamese who had been rescued at sea …
  2. Egypt’s Sisi salutes ’more than 40 years’ of peace with Israel, calls on Palestinians to ‘overcome differences’

    Worldtribune.com - Middle Easte 09.20 / 22:58 worldtribune.com
    by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2017 Egypt’s more than 40 years of peace with Israel can be repeated in the Palestinian territories if Palestinian Arabs are willing to overcome their differences with Israelis and one another, Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi said in an address to the UN General Assembly on Sept. 19. Addressing Israelis,…
  3. Jews have religious commandment to support Israel and fight BDS — American Jewish Committee

    Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte 09.20 / 22:44 mondoweiss.net
    The sound of the shofar at Rosh Hashanah in the synagogue is a "wake-up call" to Jews to support the "Jewish homeland" Israel, and fight the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, says David Harris, of the American Jewish Committee, completely conflating religion and Zionism in a way that fosters…
  4. Released from PA jail, Issa Amro warns online censorship law threatens last line of defense against Israel

    Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte 09.20 / 22:44 mondoweiss.net
    Sheren Khalel reports: Released from prison a week ago, Issa Amro has jumped right back into work. At a small house atop a hill in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood of Hebron he sat gathered in a circle with activists, NGO workers, a lawyer and friends sipping coffee under the shade of trees in the front courtyard of the home. The topic, as usual, was the Israeli occupation -- however Amro was not released from Israeli custody last week, but rather the Palestinian Authority’s, and he was not a…
  5. Former US Ambassador to Israel speaks on foreign policy, Middle East issues

    Tuftsdaily.com - Education & Family 09.15 / 05:22 tuftsdaily.com
    Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro spoke to a crowded ASEAN Auditorium at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy yesterday. Shapiro served as ambassador under the Obama administration from July 2011 to January 2017 and, among other positions, served as the senior director for the Middle East and North Africa at the National Security Council.  […] The post Former US Ambassador to Israel speaks on foreign policy, Middle East issues appeared first on The Tufts Da…
  6. Video: “The Occupation of the American Mind”: Documentary Looks at Israel’s PR War in the United States

    Rinf.com - U.S. 09.15 / 05:11 rinf.com
    https://democracynow.org – We continue our conversation with legendary British musician Roger Waters, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. Via…
  7. "The Occupation of the American Mind": Documentary Looks at Israel's PR War in the US

    Rinf.com - U.S. 09.15 / 05:11 rinf.com
    We continue our conversation with legendary British musician Roger Waters, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. Waters is the narrator of a recent documentary titled The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States. We air clips from the film and speak to Roger Waters and Sut…
  8. Jerusalem Greek Orthodox leader slams Israel pro-settler ruling

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Israel 09.15 / 05:08 yourmiddleeast.com
    Jerusalem's Greek Orthodox patriarch has denounced an Israeli court ruling to allow a pro-settlement group to take control of church land in a mainly Palestinian area of occupied and annexed east Jerusalem.On July 31, a Jerusalem court upheld controversial real estate deals involving Israeli pro-settlement organisation Ateret Cohanim and the church for two hotel properties near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City, Israeli media reported, finding no evidence of the deals resulting from…
  9. Donald Trump nominates new ambassador to Israel

    Crossmap.com - Politics 09.15 / 04:56 crossmap.com
    Trump nominates bankruptcy lawyer David Friedman as the new ambassador to Israel and the possible relocation of the U.S. embassy to…
  10. Students for Justice in Palestine defends violence against pro-Israel groups, calls them ‘fascists’

    Thecollegefix.com - Education 09.15 / 04:15 thecollegefix.com
    The pro-Palestine group claims a ‘confluence in fascism and Zionism.’ The post Students for Justice in Palestine defends violence against pro-Israel groups, calls them ‘fascists’ appeared first on The College Fix…
  11. Every NGO we turned to refused to help us. They said that they only assist people who sue Israel - by Michael Freund

    ...Here's hoping that the Palestinian victims of the PA get the justice and recompense which they seek and that the world finally realizes that the establishment of an oppressive and authoritarian Palestinian state in Judea and Samaria will not serve to free Palestinians, but rather condemn them to lawless and unconscionable brutality at the hands of their own leaders.Michael Freund..Pundicity/JPost..14 September '17..Link:…
  12. Israel’s top court rules human rights aren’t ‘controversial.’ What about the occupation?

    972mag.com - Israel 09.15 / 01:58 972mag.com
    As the pro-peace camp has shrunk into oblivion, human rights groups have become the only real anti-occupation force in Israel today. That has made them uncomfortably political. Israel’s High Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled that equality and human rights are not, or should not be, controversial in Israel. “[It is difficult to accept] the [&#…
  13. Israel protests marathon body's exclusion of West Bank race

    Billingsgazette.com - World 09.14 / 23:07 billingsgazette.com
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Thursday said the international marathon body was injecting politics into sports by excluding an Israeli race because it passes through West Bank territory the Palestinians and most of the world considers to be o…
  14. Target Global Launches €100M Fund for Fintech Companies in Europe & Israel

    Crowdfundinsider.com - World 09.14 / 23:04 crowdfundinsider.com
    Target Global, a venture capital firm based in Berlin, has closed on a new €100 million fund focused on early stage investments in marketplace, mobility, Insurtech, Regtech and Fintech. Target Global Early Stage Fund I will invest in Seed and A rounds, and is expected... Read More The post Target Global Launches €100M Fund for Fintech Companies in Europe & Israel appeared first on Crowdfund Ins…
  15. Sheriff Israel: Combatting Terror is a Joint Effort

    Tamaractalk.com - Tamarac 09.14 / 22:14 tamaractalk.com
    The unimaginable horrors of the 9/11 terror attacks remain as painful today as they did that fateful Tuesday morning 16 years…
  16. ADL Chief, Former White House Adviser: Israel Anti-Boycott Bill Targets Bias not Speech

    Thetower.org - Israel 09.14 / 22:12 thetower.org
    The anti-Israel boycott bill currently being considered by Congress would prohibit individuals and organizations to “boycott Israel at the behest of international governmental organizations,” and would not affect a person’s ability to criticize Israel, wrote two former Democratic administration officials in an op-ed published Tuesday in The Washington Post. Jonathan Greenblatt, a former assistant to…
  17. Blogger Lapshin departs from Azerbaijan to Israel

    Armradio.am - Politics 09.14 / 22:10 armradio.am
    Blogger Alexander Laphsin, who was granted a pardon by the Azerbaijani president on Monday, has left the country, TASS reports. On September 11, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order pardoning Lapshin, who had been sentenced to three years behind bars over his visit to Artsakh. In late July, Lapshin, who holds Russian and Israeli passports, requested the Azerbaijani Justice Ministry that he be extradited to Israel. Lapshin was detained in the Belarusian capital of Minsk in…
  18. 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls: No Longer Friends of Israel

    Newsli.com - Long Island 09.14 / 22:09 newsli.com
    by Robert Golomb NEW YORK, NY – Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (NYS), Cory Booker (New Jersey) and Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) – all three currently viewed as viable and all but certain contenders for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination-  might well have experienced a political epiphany currently unfavorable to the state of Israeli when they attended the …
  19. Israel's expulsion of Jerusalem lawmakers overturned for now

    Forcing Palestinians out of occupied city is a war…
  20. Israel’s Technion, Cornell Celebrate Opening of Joint Grad School in New York

    Unitedwithisrael.org - Israel 09.14 / 22:03 unitedwithisrael.org
    Taking advantage of a "once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a new university in New York City," Cornell and Israel's Technion are teaming up to establish a cutting-edge…