Just days after the deadliest anti-Semitic massacre in U.S. history, American Jewish establishment groups got one step closer to achieving one of their longstanding policy goals: Passage of a bill that would criminalize some boycotts of Israel.
Gilad Erdan invoked Hitler and compared pro-boycott advocates to Nazis in a speech in Tel Aviv to 500 evangelical businesspeople and church leaders.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told lawmakers in his governing Likud party on Monday that powerful countries can occupy territories and transfer populations without consequence, in an apparent reference to ostensible Arab indifference toward Israel’s control over the West Bank.
Palestinians have warned that new death penalty will be aimed at political prisoners.
Israel’s Knesset passed on its first vote a cultural loyalty bill, which would allow funds to be withheld from cultural organizations that are deemed disloyal to the state of Israel.
Otzma Yehudit, which means “Jewish strength,” is seen as an ideological descendant of the outlawed Kach Party of assassinated MK Rabbi Meir Kahane.
Long before he died in a work accident on an Israeli construction site, Muhamad Barghouth’s life was dictated by the violent whims of military occupation.
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton was presented with the Defender of Israel Award at the Zionist Organization of America’s annual Brandeis Award dinner, held Sunday night in New York.