The Princeton humanities syllabus for next term’s course includes a book written by a passionate advocate of BDS, Prof. Jasbir Puar, who’s been claiming Israel has been harvesting the organs of Palestinians for years.
By Daniel Edelson, New York
Princeton University has included in a syllabus for a fall semester course: Decolonizing Trauma Studies from the Global South, a book written by Jsbir Puar called The Healing Humanities: The Right to Maim in which she claims the IDF was harvesting the organs of Palestinians.
In the summary of the book on which the course is based, Israel is allegedly “supplementing its right to kill with the right to maim.” Continue Reading »
14 Democratic lawmakers urge the Biden White House to undertake a fundamental change in American policy on military aid to the Jewish state.
A group of 14 Democratic lawmakers on Thursday urged the Biden Administration to undertake a fundamental change in its approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI), Ilhan Omar (MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY)and Ayanna Pressley (MA) held a press conference on Monday 15 July 2019 to respond to President Donald Trump’s criticism of them. – Screenshot/ YouTube
In a letter addressed to President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the group led by Representative Jamaal Bowman and Senator Bernie Sanders calls on the leaders to “undertake a change in American policy in recognition of the aggravation of violence, the continuation of the annexation of land and the denial of Palestinian rights”. Continue Reading »
Putin’s KGB training hasn’t gone to waste. His disinformation campaign while invading Ukraine appears much more effective than his generals’ battle plans... just as the KGB’s invented ‘Palestinian narrative’, when they created a people who never existed.
By Ziva Dahl
Amnesty International recently released a widely debunked report of recycled false accusations of racism (apartheid) against Israel. Few will read this diatribe, but collaborators will gladly headline it in mainstream media and spread these lies to millions on social media.
This follows the December 2021 U.N. vote to fund a permanent special commission devoted solely to delegitimizing the Jewish state as a perpetrator of war crimes and human rights abuses against Palestinian Arabs. Continue Reading »
Jordan rescinds submission of ‘Amira’ to the Oscars over story about Palestinian woman learning she was conceived by ‘smuggled’ sperm from an Israeli jail, but an Israeli Prison guard is her actual biological father.
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By Amir Bogen
Jordan on Thursday decided to rescind its submission to the Oscars following harsh criticism from Palestinians regarding the film’s subject matter, which includes “sperm smuggling” of Israeli men.
Amira tells the fictitious story of a Palestinian girl who discovers that she was conceived by sperm from an Israeli prison guard rather than a Palestinian prisoner.
Mohamed Diab, the movie’s director, also announced that he would stop the film’s current round of screening following the backlash. Continue Reading »
In a dramatic shift from the Trump administration, Biden decides to not vote against a biased UN resolution demanding “compensation” for descendants of Palestinian refugees, as well as their unlimited “right of return.”
By Sean Savage and JNS
The United States voted last week to abstain on a resolution concerning the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), the UN’s agency that handles Palestinian refugees – part of several resolutions put forth in the UN General Assembly concerning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that largely targeted Israel for its treatment of Palestinians.
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Ann Dismorr, Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, with a map that shows all of Israel as “Palestine”.-
Some Palestinians believe that Abbas, who is well into the 16th year of his elected 4 year term, is grasping for a reason to cancel the long awaited election based on a split within his ruling Fatah faction.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Palestinian Authority is “very likely” to postpone the Palestinian elections in wake of Israel’s failure to respond to the Palestinians’ request to hold the vote in Jerusalem, Nabil Sha’ath, a senior adviser to PA President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday.
Sha’ath told the Palestinian news website al-Jadeed al-Falastini that if Israel does not reply to the request, “the elections will be postponed.” Continue Reading »
The Congressional Republicans noted how, “Since 1993, the US government provided more than $6.3 billion to the Palestinians… (but) US programs have not just failed but have been counter-productive, with the money facilitating terrorist incitement and making its way to terrorists.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
Congressional Republicans put a hold on $75 million of the newly reinstatedUS aid to the Palestinians, two sources in Washington confirmed on Thursday.
On March 26, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) sent Congress a “program narrative” of about $75m. in Economic Support Funds (ESF) for programs in the West Bank and Gaza that would begin 15 days after the notification was received. Continue Reading »
Biden’s reversing Trump policies with promise to reopen PLO Washington office will make Palestinians open to liable cases of $655.5 million in financial penalties and Biden’s commitment of refinancing PA, violates the Taylor Force Act, a law passed by Congress in 2018.
US President Joe Biden’s plan to work to reopen the Palestinians’ diplomatic mission in Washington could be held up over a law that exposes Palestinian officials to US anti-terror lawsuits, officials and advisers to the Palestinians say.
The Biden administration hopes to repair relations with the Palestinians after a sharp deterioration under former President Donald Trump, who closed the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington office in 2018 and cut millions of dollars in aid to the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »
– Palestinian PM Shtayyeh, “If Mr Biden is elected in November, we hope that it will be a totally different dynamic.”
– Campaign spokesman Michael Gwin, “Biden opposes any unilateral action by either side that makes the prospects of a 2-state solution less likely, including annexation, which Biden opposes now, and would continue to oppose as president.”
By Reuters and ILH Staff
Palestinian leaders hope Democrat Joe Biden will tone down Washington’s pro-Israel policies if he becomes US president, and Palestinian-Americans have been pressing his campaign for a change, sources familiar with the efforts have said.
So far, their efforts have had little impact, the sources said. Continue Reading »
Pandering to the court with platitudes and yarns, the Palestinians submit their report to the ICC, attesting, “The State of Palestine affirms that it has sole sovereignty over the territory of the State of Palestine, occupied in 1967, which comprises the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and which is also recognized by the international community.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Palestinians on Monday submitted their observations to the International Criminal Court regarding the ICC prosecutor’s request for a determination on the scope of its jurisdiction in the “State of Palestine.”
On January 28, the ICC Pretrial Chamber ordered setting the procedure and schedule for submission of observations on the prosecutor’s request, resubmitted on January 22, under article 19(3) of the Rome Statute related to the scope of the court’s territorial jurisdiction in the “Situation in the State of Palestine.” Continue Reading »
“Tonight and the coming weekend will serve as a test of stability,” an Israeli Defense official said, adding that if the quiet is preserved, Israel will extend the Gaza fishing zone to 15 nautical miles for their fishing boats and restore 500 work permits for Gaza’s businessmen to enter Israel.
By Israel Hayom Staff
Will peace and quiet return to Israel’s south? A defense official on Thursday night said Hamas intends to cease launching incendiary devices from Gaza at the country’s southern communities.
“Hamas has delivered messages to Israel, whereby it has decided to unilaterally stop launching [incendiary and explosives-laden] balloons and rockets at Israel,” the official said. Continue Reading »
Palestinian lawyers threaten to sue any company or individual, in American & European courts, who ‘accepts’ or is involved in the implementation of U.S. President Trump’s peace-plan called, “Peace to Prosperity.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinian lawyers have launched an initiative to file lawsuits in the US and Europe against politicians and businessmen who accept US President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled plan for Mideast peace.
The initiative comes on the eve of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s address to the UN Security Council, where he is expected to urge the international community to reject the Trump plan.
Palestinian Kleptocrat Mahmoud Abbas ‘choking on his lies’ before the General Debate, 73rd Session
One of the lawyers behind the initiative, Gandhi Rubai, told official PA news agency Wafa that a number of lawyers volunteered to file cases to various international bodies, including the UN, against people who intend to cooperate with the Trump plan, called “Peace to Prosperity.” Continue Reading »
US Secretary of State’s team have been mediating talks between Jerusalem, Amman, Cairo and Riyadh to convene a summit that will include a meeting between Israeli PM Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.
– White House encourages the Palestinians, “last chance… to partake in the diplomatic developments unfolding in the region.”
ByDaniel Siryoti, i24NEWS, Israel Hayom Staff
Senior Arab diplomatic sources on Thursday night said intensive talks were taking place between Washington, Jerusalem, Cairo and Riyadh to convene a summit in the Egyptian capital, which will include a meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman. Continue Reading »
An int’l research and policy institute that evaluates school curricula for racial tolerance reports its study confirms how Palestinian students are required to be well-versed in the message of violence and hatred of Jews, or Israel, to pass PA matriculation exams to attain a high school certificate.
By Ariel Kahana
The Israeli branch of the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se), an international research and policy institute that analyzes school textbooks throughout the world, has looked into the high school matriculation exams held in the Palestinian Authority last year, which were supposedly based on new books that are free from incitement against Jews or Israel – and found that was not the case. Continue Reading »