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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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Arraf under attack as she seeks to win Congress seat

  • Huwaida Arraf is doing everything right in her bid to win the Democratic nomination for the newly created 10th Congressional District in Michigan. This district is almost equally divided between Republican and Democratic voters so, if Arraf can win August’s Democratic primary election, she woul...
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Arab American candidates should put local concerns above Middle East

  • There are some great, well-qualified Arab Americans running for public office in the US this year, maybe one of the largest crops of candidates the community has ever seen. But they continue to undermine their chances of success by believing the voters they need to elect them care about the Mid...
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Pro-Israel media’s hypocritical approach to Palestinian rhetoric

  • Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib this month proposed a resolution calling on the US Congress to recognize the Nakba (catastrophe), in which pre-Israeli state Jewish terrorists massacred Palestinian civilians and forced Christians and Muslims to flee their homes. This resolution was the first of its ...
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New silent intifada threatens Israel’s apartheid

  • Violence between Israelis and Palestinians has increased and threatens to overrun Israel, but it seems like much of the mainstream news media and the Tel Aviv government are playing it down and hoping it will just go away. Israel has much to fear from a potential third intifada. It would not j...
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Israeli apartheid set to become even more extreme

  • Violence by Palestinians against Israelis has been on the rise recently, creating a crisis in the Tel Aviv government, which usually means even harsher measures and stepped-up rhetoric about “anti-Semitism.” The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is a war of human and civil rights, a...
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Biden offers Palestinians hope of new peace process

  • No president has done more to support Arab Americans and to stand by the principles of peace and justice for Palestinians than Joe Biden. He has done even more than Bill Clinton and far more than Barack Obama, whose political career is fondly recalled in the heart of the Palestinian American co...
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‘Biden Arabs’ should be given a voice

  • April is designated as Arab American Heritage Month in the US and this past month has showcased not only the many heritage month festivals and events that have been held, but also the personalities that headline Arab American activism. One of the most promising recent developments for the comm...
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Madam Vice President: Psagot is a racist settlement

  • I think it is great that US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff, the “second gentleman,” hosted a Passover seder at their residence the other day. It is important that our elected officials recognize all of the major religions for Easter, Passover and Ramadan, as they have...
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World needs to hear more about Israel’s serial murders

  • In the rare instance that an Israeli Jew is brought to trial for committing an act of violence, the accused is given every benefit, including a defense lawyer, a public hearing and the benefit of any doubt. But when a Palestinian is accused of violence, they are usually shot dead first and then...
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