Day: 04/05/2019

Israeli press review: Military recommends construction of Gaza industrial zone

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New project would reportedly provide 5,000 jobs for Palestinians, meanwhile Israel’s police is seeing an uptick in sexual harassment cases

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Hungarian Jew’s role in Holocaust still torments Israelis

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Six decades after his assassination, the question of whether Israel Kastner was a hero or a villain during the Holocaust continues to torment Israelis.

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One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills

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Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country’s policies toward Palestinians.

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Opinion: DePaul University should censure “morally justified” hate against Palestinians

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A professor at a reputable Chicago institution should not be given a free pass to spread his brand of “morally justified” hate against an entire people.

Source: Opinion: DePaul University should censure “morally justified” hate against Palestinians

Failing to Override Trump on Yemen, Congress Must Keep Pushing – Peace Action

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Washington, D.C. — May 2, 2019 — In response to the Senate failing to secure the two-thirds majority vote necessary to override President Trump’s veto of S.J.Res. 7, legislation directing the president to withdraw U.S. support for the war in Yemen, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released […]

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What Strikes Bernie Sanders as “Extremely Unfair” Is a Catastrophe for Millions of Palestinians

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What Bernie Sanders calls extremely unfair – the ethnic cleansing and apartheid Israel imposes on Palestinians – is, in reality, a catastrophe

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