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Selective Tolerance: AIPAC and its Pro-Apartheid Ilk Come to Bat for Black Lives Matter

    Selective Tolerance: AIPAC and its Pro-Apartheid Ilk Come to Bat for Black Lives Matter

Menifee, CA (IAK) — In the wake of George Floyd’s death and the protest movement that followed, thousands of organizations have taken to social media, expressing their support for Black lives and the right to protest injustice. Among those jumping on the bandwagon were 130 Jewish organizations, 800 rabbis, and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). But talk…

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AIPAC and the Federal Election Commission

    AIPAC and the Federal Election Commission

Reviewing AIPAC’s history since its 1963 creation reveals a consistently well-organized campaign of manipulation and evasion of the US election law as one necessary ingredient to its invincible image on Capitol Hill. The American Israel Political Affairs Committee has long claimed it is not a political action committee, that they do not endorse candidates nor…

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The Ongoing Battle for Palestinian Justice Spans the Globe and Plays Out on Many Fronts

    The Ongoing Battle for Palestinian Justice Spans the Globe and Plays Out on Many Fronts

Analysis — From Hebron to Bethlehem and from Jerusalem to London and Washington, the fight for justice in Palestine is being fought on many fronts. Israel and its agents everywhere are operating in full force to win supporters and delegitimize anyone who opposes Israel.   In Palestine   Palestinians in Hebron are harassed by Israeli…

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America Gets yet Another Israel Lobby Group

    America Gets yet Another Israel Lobby Group

AIPAC-connected officials are about to launch yet another pro-Israel political action committee: “Pro-Israel America.” (AIPAC is the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, rated by Fortune Magazine as one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in the U.S.) While the Israel lobby, which consists of hundreds of organizations, is known for billionaire donors such as Sheldon Adelson, Haim Saban, Norman…

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An Open Letter: We are Jews Who Stand with Representative Ilhan Omar

  An Open Letter: We are Jews Who Stand with Representative Ilhan Omar

We are Jews who stand with Representative Ilhan Omar. She has been falsely accused of anti-Semitism since tweeting that GOP threats against her and Representative Rashida Tlaib for criticizing Israel were “all about the Benjamins baby.” When asked to clarify who is paying members of Congress “to be pro-Israel,” Omar replied, “AIPAC!” There is absolutely nothing anti-Semitic about calling out the…

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It’s Even Worse Than Ilhan Omar Said: AIPAC Is the Tip of the Israel Lobby Iceberg

  It’s Even Worse Than Ilhan Omar Said: AIPAC Is the Tip of the Israel Lobby Iceberg

Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has come under fire for a Twitter exchange in which she implied that AIPAC (the American Israel Public Affairs Committee) is the reason that so many Congressional representatives support Israel over American interests and principles. First, journalist Glenn Greenwald (who is Jewish but has also been accused of being “antisemitic”) tweeted: GOP Leader Kevin…

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Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? America Is Ready for a Genuine Peace Candidate

  Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? America Is Ready for a Genuine Peace Candidate

The lineup of Democrats who have already declared themselves as candidates for their party’s presidential nomination in 2020 is remarkable, if only for the fact that so many wannabes have thrown their hats in the ring so early in the process. In terms of electability, however, one might well call the seekers after the highest…

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Ilhan Omar is Right: AIPAC Influences Congress To the Tune of $4 Million Annually

  Ilhan Omar is Right: AIPAC Influences Congress To the Tune of $4 Million Annually

WASHINGTON — What unites Republicans and Democrats, a former Jewish terrorist, the Republican leader in the House of Representatives, Nikki Haley, Chelsea Clinton and Liz Cheney? A Muslim lady with a mouth and some opinions, apparently. Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has been the subject of bipartisan bullying that has reached a fever pitch since…

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Democratic Party Insiders Create Group To Promote Israel to Progressives

  Democratic Party Insiders Create Group To Promote Israel to Progressives

Some Democratic heavy hitters have formed a new pro-Israel organization focused on progressive Democrats. The new group, “Democratic Majority for Israel (DMFI),” is the latest in a long line of groups working for Israel in the United States. New York Jewish Week reports that the group was formed “to counter the drift — if not dive — away…

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Kamala Harris Dons Progressive Mantle in Public, Strips it Off in Private as She Courts Israel Lobby

  Kamala Harris Dons Progressive Mantle in Public, Strips it Off in Private as She Courts Israel Lobby

WASHINGTON — Confirming long-held speculation, Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has announced that she will be running for president in 2020, pitting her against other Democratic senators such as Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as well as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). Harris’ announcement has generated some buzz but surprised few, as she has been…

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