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Israel has a paltry valuation of American lives

  • Two news items were reported at the same time last week about compensation being offered to the families of Americans who were killed after being restrained by police — one in Rochester, New York, and the other in Jiljilya, a small village outside of Ramallah in the West Bank. The two incidents...
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Biased reporting helps fuel violence in Palestine

  • The role of the news media is supposed to be to provide the basic facts so the public can come to their own conclusions about the rights and wrongs of any issue. But when reporters and their bosses manipulate news content to marginalize certain facts or exaggerate others, emphasizing one side o...
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Israeli killings of Palestinians are brushed aside unless victim is American

  • Coverage of violence by Israeli soldiers and armed settlers follows a distinct pattern in which the Israelis defend their actions and describe the victims as “terrorists.” With the “terrorist” label applied, the US — Israel’s biggest financial benefactor to the tune of more than $3.3 billion a...
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Report shows how Israel killed truth of Gaza protests

  • On March 30, 2018, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip began holding weekly protests against Israel’s harsh blockade. The timing was symbolic, as it commemorated the day in 1976 when six Palestinian citizens of Israel were killed while protesting against Israel’s plans to seize thousands of acres o...
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Reopening US Consulate in East Jerusalem is essential to peace

  • Israeli officials this week reiterated their opposition to President Joe Biden’s plan to reopen the US Consulate in East Jerusalem in order to restore diplomatic channels and support for Palestinian interests. After Biden’s predecessor Donald Trump threw the Middle East into turmoil by moving ...
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Israelis and Palestinians create new movement for peace

  • Though replacing hard-line Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with another hard-liner in Naftali Bennett might not seem like much of a change, it does demonstrate that nothing lasts forever. That is something that Palestinians should always remember: That the brutality and fanaticism of ...
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Oppression and land theft bring shame to Israel

  • How can Israelis close their eyes to the violent abuses inflicted by Israel’s military against the Palestinians? They live in an artificial world of denial — bolstered by a mastery of communications and the dysfunctionality of Palestinian activists — in which abuses against Palestinians such as...
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Time for Biden to join the fight for Palestinian rights

  • More than 700 Israelis and Palestinians on Saturday marched together and demanded, with one unified voice, an end to the oppression of Palestinians by Israel’s government. Israel has ordered the demolition of several homes in East Jerusalem and neighboring Silwan, forcing many families on to t...
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Netanyahu should treat Arabs better if he wants their votes

  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not my favorite Israeli leader, but he has managed to win election after election and continues to have the greatest influence on what happens to my relatives and friends who struggle to survive there. Netanyahu is the quintessential politician and he know...
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Dangers of a potential return to ‘normality’

  • Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara in Jerusalem on March 9, 2016. (Reuters) In American politics, everything changes and nothing changes, especially when it comes to the Middle East. President-elect Joe Biden ...
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