#Israel closed down the #Palestinian Hind al-Husseini College & Al-Quds University’s College of Art-which are located in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood-after banning an academic conference taking place on Sunday at al-Quds University’s College of Arts & detaining 15 participants
If you dance to #TelAviv’s tune—&, sadly, #Trump does—then you believe that the only folk who support #Palestinians are either religion-hating, secular Lefties or radical #Islamists & #Hamas cheerleaders who hang out on the fringes of society. The reality is quite different.
The reality is different as was illustrated admirably at a remarkable gathering of mainstream #American#Christians in St Louis, #Missouri when the #Presbyterian Church overwhelmingly adopted a No. of robust resolutions in solidarity with #Palestine at its 223rd General Assembly
#US anti-occupation movement @IfNotNowOrg released its “Liberation Syllabus”. Crowd-sourced from teachers, students, journalists & rabbis, syllabus offers a collection of resources—so #Jewish institutions can integrate into curricula to offer balanced lessons about the occupation
Syllabus is part of @IfNotNowOrg’s “You Never Told Me” campaign, in which alumni of #Jewish summer camps, day schools & youth groups are calling on their institutions to change their #Israel education to include honest understandings of the occupation & #Palestinian narratives.
Why is it that #Israel, #US & #UK Govts don’t find the massacre of defenseless civilians, concentrated in a densely populated strip of land,by a hi-tech air force simply unacceptable? #Gaza Strip (139 sq. mi) Population 1.8 Million #LasVegas City (135.8 sq. mi) Population 623,747
Hamas rockets have killed 31 ppl since they started launching rockets in 2001.#Israel had already been bombing BEFORE ANY #Rocket was EVER fired into Israel:
From Sep to Dec 2000
*The Largest Single Cause of these Children's Deaths was Gunfire to the Head rememberthesechildren.org/remember2000.h…
Following are the 4 largest gatherings against Israel over the last few years, with tens of thousands of Anti-Zionist #Orthodox#Jews.
1) At the Barclays Stadium last year 06.11.2017:
Rabbi Shappiro: "The Jewish People Have No State!"
Rabbi: "The State of Israel has as much to do with Judaism or Jewish Identity as China or Korea does...! They should stop calling themselves a Jewish State because that's a lie! They can call themselves, maybe Herzlstan...!"
-Thousands of Jews applauding
2) On June 9, 2013, tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews assembled on the streets of NY to protest against the existence of the State of Israel, and to condemn it's current evil decree to forcibly draft yeshiva students to their Army:
The #UnitedNations still has an unfulfilled promised to🇵🇸#Palestine, a commitment that was adopted 70 years ago at the General Assembly & has not materialized yet: the creation of its free & sovereign State.-🇧🇴#Bolivia's Amb. to the #UN, @SachaLlorenti
"70 yrs ago the #UN made 2 promises to the world
1st was to create a free & sovereign state of #Israel,the promise was fulfilled
2nd promise was to create a free independent & sovereign state of #Palestine
We're talking of more than 70yrs of an unfulfilled promise"#Bolivia UN Amb
"One of the parties has built checkpoints in occupied #Palestinian Territories,
an annexation wall along the #WestBank, illegal settlements,responsible for preventing the return of more than👉#6MILLION👈Palestinian refugees to their homes,..."@SachaLlorenti,#Bolivia's Amb. to #UN
Envie de comprendre la question de #Jerusalem ? C'est par ici.
Il y a 3.000 ans de ça, en -1.000 ans avant JC, donc, Jerusalem est d'abord une ville bâtie par le roi #David (celui du combat contre Goliath), qui en fait la #Capitale du peuple #juif.
C'est son fils #Salomon qui édifie le 1er temple (une énorme Synagogue, en fait).
Le Salomon, c'est celui du bébé qu'il proposait de couper en 2 pour voir qui est sa vraie mère.. pas le Salomon de #Rabbi#Jacob, même si vous l'avez compris : dans les 2 cas, Salomon est juif.
Mais en -586, quatre siècles après sa fondation, les #Babyloniens (ancêtres des #irakiens) menés par leur roi #Nabuchodonosor, envahissent le Royaume juif, détruisent le temple de Jerusalem, et en chassent les #juifs, dont beaucoup
sont utilisés comme #esclaves à Babylone....
Is #Israel an '#Apartheid' state? This #UN report says yes
If being an apartheid state means committing inhumane acts, systematic oppression & domination by one racial group over another, then Israel is guilty, a UN panel has determined in a new report wapo.st/2m5aHoJ?tid=ss…
#Apartheid is a term once associated with #SouthAfrica's white-rule system, but now represents a broad term for crimes against humanity under international law & the Rome Statute that set up International Criminal Court @ICC, said the report in its executive summary on Wednesday
#Israelis who find the term #Apartheid inaccurate & inflammatory when applied to their conflict with the #Palestinians, immediately slammed the report-A government spokesman even compared it to #Nazi tabloid Der Sturmer which promoted Nazi propaganda & was virulently #Antisemitic
Only 30 countries took part in the #Israeli Foreign Ministry’s gala celebrating the new #US embassy in #Jerusalem last week. Not coincidentally, Israel’s ties with most of them are based on arms sales used to carry out gross human rights violations
Following 1967 War, #Israel began a diplomatic campaign to convince countries to oppose resolutions demanding it to unilaterally withdraw from the occupied territories. Israel attempted to buy votes of "murderous dictatorships" & military juntas in exchange for weapons & training
2/21 Following Intl pressure to stop Settlements #Israel began new tactics,under the pretext of natural growth,they expanded & fattened,the existing settlements & connected them to each other & to Israel
Slicing the land blocking any possibility of a contiguous #Palestinian State
3/21 #Israeli Settlements along with their Road Network & Security Zones, occupy about 42% of Palestinian Land.
Roads btw Settlements can only be traveled by Settlers,the basic Human Right of Freedom of Movement within ones Home Country has been taken away from the #Palestinians
Isreali outlets such at @TimesofIsrael and @HamodiaIL also ran with the news. @haaretzcom actually went so far as to publish an infograph that included #Nigeria's name as one of the country's "celebrating with them" on the grand new opening...
Curious what facts MSM is not reporting about today's planned tantrum in #Gaza that Palestinians call the #GazaReturnMarch? Look no further and unwind this thread 👇 #Israel
These planned riots on the border between #Israel and #Gaza have been taking place for 6+ weeks and expected to culminate on May 15th (tomorrow), to coincide with the Palestinian “Nakba” day.
#GazaReturnMarch is of course named after the so-called "right of return" of 5 - 7 million refugees and their offspring because Palestinians are invested in the mythology that they flood and strangle #Israel, a country of 8 million. Keep dreaming.
#Netanyahu:"I Deceived the #US to Destroy Oslo Accords" #Israel never wanted peace,they already occupy #Palestine, only maintain the 2-state solution topic alive so they don't have to let Palestinians vote while claiming to be a Democracy.
#JerusalemDay today, commemorating the reunification of the Holy City in the 1967 war on this Hebrew date.
It wasn't always like this.
The Jews were exiled from #Jerusalem in 70 CE when the Romans destroyed the Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount and took Jews to Rome as slaves.
Longed to return - "Next year in Jerusalem" was their prayer.
Some Jews never left the Holy Land, and they eked out a living over the years. But in recent centuries they began their return. Jews were a majority in #Jerusalem for at least 170 years.
The #President exhibited a sterling example of international leadership by withdrawing from the broken #IranNuclearDeal. Its the right decision for our safety & the safety of the world, to remove ourself from a deal that leads to a fully nuclear #Iran. #IranDealWithdrawl
"We support the heroes of law enforcement...We defend our flag and we honor our flag. And if others honored our flag they'd be much better off wouldn't they?"-@realDonaldTrump@POTUS Washington, Michigan H/T @GST_Politics
A recent Pew poll indicates a staggering divergence in views on #Israel vs the Arabs of Palestine between Republicans and Democrats in America. Increasingly, Israel is becoming a one-party, Republican, issue. How and why did this happen? THREAD city-journal.org/html/israel-pa…
The largely Democratic American Jewish political establishment argues the Trump admin through its #Jerusalem capital recognition/embassy move decisions and beyond are cynically acting as staunchly pro-#Israel, "politicizing" the issue. Pew says otherwise city-journal.org/html/israel-pa…
According to the Pew poll on American views on #Israel vs. Arabs of Palestine, not just conservatives, but every group of American voters surveyed supports Israel over the Palestinians by a wide margin—with the single exception of “liberal Democrats.” city-journal.org/html/israel-pa…
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