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US Charitable Donations Are Funding Displacement of Palestinians

Mohammed Khatib Truthout
When the first Land Day occurred, Palestinians understood the land grab by the Israeli government. The premise has always been taking away the lands of the surrounding Palestinian villages, so the communities would have nowhere left to build.

Never Again — Not for Anyone, Not Just the Jews

Leta Hirschmann-Levy Mondoweiss
The first time I was called a “self-hating Jew” was almost 15 years ago by someone I considered a close friend. It stung and I felt confused. 15 years later I have never felt stronger in my stance as a self-loving anti-Zionist Jew.

Too Close for Comfort - Older Jews Skeptical of Sanders

Joshua Leifer Jewish Currents
What draws younger voters, and particularly younger Jews, to Sanders’s candidacy is precisely what repels older voters — even, or perhaps especially, older Jewish left-wingers. What for young Jews are sources of identification and pride...

The New Attack on Linda Sarsour Is With Vile Lies

Linda Sarsour; Bend the Arc; Allison Kaplan Sommer (in Haaretz) Haaretz (Israel)
Linda Sarsour: The constant defamation of my character is more than any one human being can bear. Bend the Arc: We are disgusted by concerted efforts to spread lies about Linda Sarsour’s sincere support for the victims of the Tree of Life shooting...

Open Letter from NY Jews to Mayor de Blasio: `AIPAC does not speak for us'

Adam Horowitz Mondoweiss
Open letter to Mayor de Blasio from prominent New York City Jewish leaders" "the needs and concerns of many of your constituents - U.S. Jews like us among them - are not aligned with those of AIPAC, and that no, your job is not to do AIPAC's bidding when they call you to do so. AIPAC speaks for Israel's hard-line government and its right-wing supporters, and for them alone; it does not speak for us." (The following letter was shared with Mondoweiss)

Israel Everyday Racism - and How American Jews Turn a Blind Eye to It

Larry Derfner The Jewish Daily Forward
Israeli author Larry Derfner says American Jewish community must refocus anti-Semitism outrage on it's own "dirty laundry." The ADL goes after anti-Semitism with a fist, it goes after Israeli racism with a sigh. When the Jewish state is this riddled with racism, its advocates abroad should be a little less outraged over the offenses of gentiles. They should be a little more humble - and a lot less hypocritical.
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