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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 127: Growing International Alarm Over Israeli Plans to Invade Rafah
Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

11 Feb 2024 – Israel has announced its intention to push ahead with its plans to invade Rafah in the southernmost Gaza Strip, where 1.3 million Palestinians are sheltering. Rafah’s mayor, Ahmed al-Sufi, warns any military action there would result in a “massacre”.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 121: Israel Kills More Than 1,000 Palestinians since ICJ Ruling – U.S. Bombs Yemen
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

4 Feb 2024- Israeli forces bomb Rafah, where thousands of Palestinians are displaced in shelters near the Egyptian border, as an Israeli minister wishes to “encourage voluntary emigration” from Gaza. In West Bank, settlers attack Palestinian villages. Casualties: 27,365+ killed and at least 66,630 wounded in the Gaza Strip.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 114: UN Chief Urges Western Countries to Restore Funding to UNRWA
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

28 Jan 2024 – Casualties:
• 26,422+ killed(*) and at least 65,087 wounded in the Gaza Strip.
• 387+ Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
• Israel revises its estimated 7 Oct death toll down from 1,400 to 1,147.
• 557 Israeli soldiers killed since 7 Oct, and at least 3,221 injured.
(*) Some rights groups put the death toll number CLOSER TO 32,000 when accounting for those presumed dead.

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The Shocking Inhumanity of Israel’s Crimes in Gaza
Tareq S. Hajjaj | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

17 Jan 2024 – Survivors of Israel’s ground invasion in northern Gaza tell chilling stories of kidnappings, torture, and the rampant use of civilians as bait and human shields. The world still has no idea how inhumane Israel’s genocidal war really has been.

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Gaza’s Economy Has Been Erased–Famine and Black Markets Are All That Remain
Tareq S. Hajjaj | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

24 Jan 2024 – Even in areas like Rafah, where the Israeli ground invasion has not reached, Gaza’s society has been decimated. Its economy no longer exists and basic goods can only be found on the black market where they cost ten times their prewar price.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 93: Israel Surpasses Three Months of Gaza Bombing Campaign, UN Warns of Starvation
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service , 8 Jan 2024

7 Jan 2024 – Israeli forces killed eight Palestinians in the West Bank in overnight raids. In Gaza, an Israeli airstrike killed Hamza Dahdouh, son of Al Jazeera Gaza bureau chief Wael Dahdouh, in Khan Yunis.
22,835+ killed and 58,416+ wounded in the Gaza Strip.

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Family of Israeli Woman in NYT Oct 7 Sexual Violence Renounces Story, Says Reporters Manipulated Them
The Short String | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2024

4 Jan 2024 – A New York Times story claiming a pattern of Hamas’ gender-based violence on Oct 7 hinged on the story of Gal Abdush, but her family says there is no proof she was raped, and that Times reporters interviewed them under false pretenses.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 86: Israel Falls in ‘Serious Strategic Trap’ in Gaza as Netanyahu Vows to Fight ‘for Months’
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2024

31 Dec 2023:
• 21,822+ killed* and at least 56,451 wounded in Gaza.
• 316 Palestinians killed in West Bank and East Jerusalem.
• 504 Israeli soldiers killed and 1,952 injured.
* Some rights groups put the death toll number closer to 28,000 when accounting for those disappeared in the rubble.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 79: Bethlehem Cancels Christmas Celebrations as Israel Continues to Bomb Gaza
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

24 Dec 2023 – Palestinian pastor Munther Issac says, “If Jesus was born today, he’d be born under the rubble of Gaza” as Israeli forces flattens entire neighborhoods to create buffer zones in north, east, and south of the Gaza Strip.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 72: Israeli Forces Kill Palestinians in Church, UNRWA Warns of Mass Flight to Egypt
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

From 7 Oct to 17 Dec 2023:
– 18,800+ killed and more than 51,000 wounded in the Gaza Strip
– 297 Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem
– Israel revises its estimated 7 Oct death toll down from 1,400 to 1,147
– 450 Israeli soldiers killed since 7 Oct, and at least 1,682 injured

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 65: U.S. Rushes Arms to Israel as Palestinians Announce Over 250,000 Homes Destroyed in Gaza
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

10 Dec 2023 – 17,400+ killed and 46,000 wounded in the Gaza Strip.
274 Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 58: Israel Kills 700 in Gaza over 24 Hours as Palestinians Get Forced Further South toward Egypt
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

3 Dec 2023 – At least 700 Palestinians were killed in Israeli bombing in Gaza over the past 24 hours as Israel pushes people south to Rafah. In Jerusalem, Israeli forces stormed the house of Al-Aqsa Mosque Iman Shiekh Ekrima Sabri.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 51: Israel Fires at Palestinians Attempting to Return to Northern Gaza Amid Shaky Truce
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

26 Nov 2023:
* 15,000 killed, including 6,150 children, and 33,000 wounded in Gaza Strip
* 235 Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem
* Israel revises its estimated 7 Oct death toll down from 1,400 to 1,200

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 44: WHO Says Israel Turned Al-Shifa Hospital into Death Zone
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

19 Nov 2023 – Thousands of Palestinians ‘Humiliated’ as They Flee to Southern Gaza – A Doctors Without Borders convoy was targeted by Israeli fire as Palestinians describe the “humanitarian” route to flee south as a “corridor of death and humiliation.” Israeli forces raid Jenin and Bethlehem.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 37: Al-Shifa Hospital No Longer Functioning as Israeli Ground Troops Surround the Hospital
Mustafa Abu Sneineh | Mondoweiss Palestine Bureau – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

12 Nov 2023 – Thousands of lives are at risk as Al-Shifa Hospital becomes non-operational, with ICUs and incubators shutting down due to lack of fuel, and medical staff and patients trapped waiting to die. Israeli forces continue to shell hospitals in north Gaza.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 29: Israel Hits Hospitals, Ambulances, and Schools Across Gaza
Mondoweiss Palestine Bureau - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

5 Nov 2023 – Israel targeted an ambulance convoy at al-Shifa hospital, while other schools and hospitals were targeted as Israel doubles down on lifesaving civilian infrastructure. Meanwhile, Palestinian workers from Gaza return, recounting torture.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 20: Human Rights Group Warns Israel Is ‘Using Starvation as a Weapon of War’ in Gaza
Leila Warah | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Oct 2023

26 Oct 2023 – As Israel’s Gaza assault enters day 20, food, clean water, and fuel are running out. Oxfam warns “millions of civilians are being collectively punished in full view of the world, there can be no justification for using starvation as a weapon of war.”

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They Let Humanitarian Aid in and Then Bombed It So That Gaza Would Starve
Tareq S. Hajjaj | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Oct 2023

26 Oct 2023 – One of the bakeries that Israel bombed in Nuseirat refugee camp had just received a shipment of flour from UNRWA meant to cover the food needs of the entire camp. Israel waited to bomb it after all the flour was unloaded.

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‘Al-Aqsa Flood Operation’ Day 13: Humanitarian Aid to Gaza Stalls as Israel Renews Airstrikes
Leila Warah | Mondoweiss Palestine Bureau – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2023

19 Oct 2023 – Due to the destruction Israel wrought at the Rafah crossing and to roads, moving humanitarian aid into Gaza is currently impossible. Meanwhile, Israel has renewed its indiscriminate airstrikes with U.S. diplomatic cover.

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 3: Israeli Defense Minister Orders Full Siege of Gaza “No Power, No Food, No Gas”
Mondoweiss Palestine Bureau | TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Oct 2023

9 Oct 2023 – Fighting between Israel and Palestinian resistance factions, led by Hamas in Gaza, continued into their third day today, as Israel declared a complete siege of Gaza.

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Enough!
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Oct 2023

7 Oct 2023 – Mother Palestine

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West Bank Dispatch: Palestinian Teen Killed as Israeli Settlers Attack Huwwara
Mondoweiss Palestine Bureau - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Oct 2023

6 Oct 2023 – West Bank: An estimated 248 Palestinians have been killed by Israel since the start of the year. The UN has documented more than 800 settler attacks on Palestinians and their property since the start of the year. Key Developments (October 3-6)

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UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine: Israel Has Turned All of Palestine into ‘An Open-Air Prison’ to Further Annexation Plans
Jeff Wright | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jul 2023

16 Jul 2023 – Francesca Albanese’s June report to the UN Human Rights Council says Israel uses physical, bureaucratic, military, and surveillance means to “de-Palestinianize” the occupied territory, threatening “the existence of the Palestinians as a people.”

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The Jenin Operation Didn’t End–Phase Two Has Already Begun
Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jul 2023

10 Jul 2023 – The Israeli army’s bulldozers and airstrikes not only leveled Jenin refugee camp, but paved the way for the PA to return to the camp and reassert its influence. This is the unofficial second phase of the Jenin operation.

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56 Years of Israeli Occupation: Explaining the Palestinian ‘Naksa’
Yumna Patel | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jun 2023

5 Jun 2023 – Today Palestinians mark 56 years of Israeli military occupation. When Palestinians commemorate the Naksa, it is not only loss of life and land but also the military occupation that strips them of their rights to life, freedom, dignity and self-determination.

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The Slow Ethnic Cleansing of Ein Samiya’s Bedouin Community
Mariam Barghouti | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jun 2023

31 May 2023 – Israeli settlers and military systematically made life unbearable for the Bedouin community living in the West Bank’s Ein Samiya region. On May 22 they were forced to leave their lands and were displaced for the fourth time since 1969.

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Israel Attacks Al-Aqsa Two Nights in a Row, Beating Worshipers at Holy Site
Mariam Barghouti | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Apr 2023

6 Apr 2023 – Israeli forces conducted violent raids on the Al Aqsa Mosque compound two nights in a row, beating worshipers and forcing Palestinians out of the holy site in order to make way for Jewish pilgrims on Passover.

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Lovers’ Kiss…
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Mar 2023

7 Mar 2023 – Joke? No Joke

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Itamar Ben Gvir Just Banned the Palestinian Flag
Mariam Barghouti | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Jan 2023

9 Jan 2023 – Today the Israeli Minister of National Security, Itamar Ben Gvir, banned the display of the Palestinian flag in all public spaces. This order is one in a recent string of escalating attacks on Palestinians by the newly formed ultra-rightwing Israeli government. 

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’24 Hours of Hell’: Israeli Settler Gangs Terrorize Palestinian Town under Army Protection
Yumna Patel | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Oct 2022

14 Oct 2022 – Israeli settlers continued their attack on the Palestinian town of Huwwara in the northern occupied West Bank, vandalizing several storefronts, vehicles and homes–escorted and enabled by the Israeli army that fired live ammunition at Palestinians in the town. 

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Gaza Death Toll Climbs to 43 amid Ceasefire Reports
Mondoweiss Editors - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Aug 2022

7 Aug 2022 – An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire went into effect today at 11:30 pm local time in Gaza. The Health Ministry reports that 43 Palestinians, including 15 children, have been killed since Israel began airstrikes on 5 Aug. 

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‘Boycott’ Is a Powerful Film That Needs to Be Seen
Michael Arria | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

An important new documentary tells the story of anti-BDS laws and the people who have stood up to them.

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Bias(?)
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Mar 2022

In the eyes of the beholder…

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How Google Advances the Zionist Colonization of Palestine
Yarden Katz | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Dec 2021

8 Dec 2021 – Software engineers at Google and Amazon have objected to providing services to the Israeli government because of the harm it would bring to Palestinians, yet these companies are already contributing to Israel’s colonial project in many ways.

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Senseless
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Oct 2021

Excellent Question

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The Good War
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Sep 2021

What for?

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2021, the Year of Israeli Apartheid
Ahmed Abbes and Jonathan Rosenhead | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Aug 2021

27 Jul 2021 – More than 1000 academics, artists and intellectuals have signed a “Declaration on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid in Historic Palestine,” in a sign of the growing acceptance of the term in the west.

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US Jews Are Turning against Zionism in a ‘Surge’ — Pro-Israel Voices Lament
Philip Weiss | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Jun 2021

19 Jun 2021 – In recent days, four pro-Israel writers have lamented that American Jews are turning against Zionism in the wake of the latest Gaza attack. Two speak of a “surge in anti-Zionism” among Jews.

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Sheikh Jarrah and Gaza
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jun 2021

May 2021

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Picnic Video Exposes Both Faces of Israeli Apartheid
Jonathan Cook | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Mar 2021

17 Feb 2021 – Israel upholds a system of Jewish supremacy over the land, and it doesn’t matter whether those challenging its apartheid rule are Palestinian subjects without rights or “Arab” citizens supposedly with full rights.

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Jews across the Globe Applaud Statement by Palestinian and Arab Academics, Journalists, and Intellectuals
Open Letter/Various | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Dec 2020

11 Dec 2020 – We, Jewish groups and individuals from across the globe, applaud the recent powerful statement and set of principles signed by 122 Palestinian and Arab academics, journalists, and intellectuals regarding the definition of antisemitism by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and the way this definition has been applied, interpreted and deployed.

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Occupation of Palestine? — Not!
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Nov 2020

Biden Personally Intervened to Get the Word ‘Occupation’ Removed from the Democratic Party Platform

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Palestine-Israel: What Needs to Be Done
Haidar Eid | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jul 2020

19 Jun 2020 – The Israeli government’s goal is clear: establish an apartheid regime through annexing parts of the West Bank, and liquidate the Palestinian cause all together. Palestinians must acknowledge mistakes of the past and not compromise on demanding our full human rights.

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What West Bank Annexation Really Means
Naim Mousa | Mondoweiss - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jun 2020

July 1. That is the date by which Netanyahu has promised to complete the annexation of the West Bank. But what does that really mean? Most people think that means he will annex Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jericho, and the rest of the region. However, nothing can be farther from the truth.

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Meanwhile in Gaza…
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Apr 2020

More of the Same… Only Much More

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The Context That Goes Unmentioned in Coverage of the Soleimani Assassination
Rob Lipton | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Jan 2020

8 Jan 2020 – There are two primary issues I want to look at: how this event is playing out in the mainstream media (MSM), and the coverage (or lack thereof) of Israeli state actors, U.S. based support, and individual Trump supporters who pushed for and/or were instrumental in implementing this blatant act of war.

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Former Israel Commander Says Israel’s ‘Unjust’ War in Palestine Fuels ‘Anti-Semitism around the World’
Philip Weiss | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Nov 2019

5 Nov 2019 – Last week a former Israeli security official urged American Jews to restrain Israel’s “unjust” war in Palestine because it fuels anti-Semitism around the world. The statement is remarkable because that view is generally seen as anathema: saying that Israel’s actions have any role in the growth of anti-Semitism.

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Israelis Were ‘Saddened’ to Have to Kill Gaza Protesters, to Avert ‘Bloodbath’
Philip Weiss | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Oct 2019

4 Oct 2019 – Have you watched reports of the Chinese government’s response to protesters in Hong Kong? The fact that the violent protesters hurl bricks and molotovs is treated as just another form of protest. Contrast those stories to the sympathetic coverage of Israel killing 200 protesters at the Gaza fence and maiming hundreds of others. American Jews think of Judaism as a universal religion, but for Israelis, Judaism is a Jewish nation centered in Israel whose survival is at stake with the right of return of Palestinian refugees.

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Tulsi Gabbard Has Done the Unpardonable: Criticized US Global Hegemony
David Bromwich | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Aug 2019

3 Aug 2019 – The Times’ yellow journalism half disguised as human interest, with a few random points of political information. Headline: “Unorthodox Campaign Shows Isolationism May Have a Hold.” Opening sentence: “Tulsi Gabbard is running for president of a country that she believes has wrought horror on the world.”

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An Answer to the Question, ‘Why Do You Care so much about Palestine/Israel?’
Joel Doerfler | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jun 2019

Had I been a staunch defender of Israel the student probably wouldn’t have found my emotional investment surprising. Especially since I was avowedly Jewish it would have seemed to him “normal” for me to be teaching a class extolling Zionism and Israel. But what could be driving a Jew to invest so much critical energy in the subject? It was an honest question.

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Report: Leaked Draft of Trump’s Peace Plan Reveals Creation of ‘New Palestine,’ Promises to Join Israel in Next War in Gaza if Palestinians Reject
Allison Deger | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 May 2019

7 May 2019 – If the PLO accepts the plan and Hamas or Islamic Jihad in Gaza reject it, the document warns “the U.S. will back Israel to personally harm leaders of Hamas and Islamic Jihad” in a future escalation, and will hold Hamas’ leadership “responsible in another round of violence between Israel and Hamas.”

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The Gaza Blockade Is Illegal– And So Is the Use of Force to Maintain It
Norman G. Finkelstein | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Jul 2018

7 Jul 2018 – Is it not a tad unseemly, not to say unsettling, for the representative of a respected human rights organization [Human Rights Watch] to coach Israel how to stay within the letter of the law—before resorting to bullets, you must first try “tear gas, skunk water, and rubber-coated steel pellets”—while it’s herding two million people, half of them children, in an unlivable space in which they are slowly being poisoned?

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Ali Is on the Grill!’ Israeli Settlers Celebrate Burning of Palestinian Baby
Jonathan Ofir | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jun 2018

21 Jun 2018 – There’s something particularly disturbing about celebrating the burning alive of a baby. This is precisely what Israeli Jewish settlers were doing yesterday, outside the court in Lod. “’Ali was burned, where is Ali? Ali is on the grill!” they chanted, in reference to the 18-month old baby Ali Dawbsheh, who was burnt alive by Jewish terrorists in the West Bank town of Duma.

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Canadian Doctor: Israeli Soldiers Shot Me in Both Legs as I Was Treating Injured Protesters in Gaza
Tarek Loubani | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jun 2018

On Monday May 14, while treating patients with gunshot wounds in Gaza during the Great March of Return, Canadian physician Tarek Loubani was shot in both legs by Israeli forces. One medic on his team, Musa Abuhassanin, was killed while attempting to providing care Palestinian protesters.

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Waiting in Line
LATUFF – Mondoweiss, 14 May 2018

… to Satisfy the American Elite’s Addiction

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Israeli Support for Myanmar Is the Natural Alliance of Regimes Based on Ethnic Supremacy
David Lloyd | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Oct 2017

What has not been reported in the mainstream news is the fact that, even during this ongoing genocidal campaign against its Muslim population, Myanmar has been supplied with weaponry by Israel. This is by no means the first time Israel has supplied repressive regimes with the tools of their trade, from apartheid South Africa to Pinochet’s Chile and the Guatemalan dictatorship: its weapons industry, indeed, proudly boasts of the fact that its products come well “field tested”–against Palestinians.

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‘We Came to School and Found It Destroyed’: Israeli Forces Demolish West Bank School Hours before Children’s First Day
Sheren Khalel | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Sep 2017

23 Aug 2017— Israeli military jeeps came barreling down towards Jubbet al-Dhib’s first and only primary school late Tuesday [19 Aug] night, terrifying locals who had been finishing preparations for the school’s grand opening set for the next morning. Soldiers shot tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets as they cleared the way for bulldozers and flatbed trucks brought in to take down the school.

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Wonder Women
Latuff | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jun 2017

Apartheid Woman vs Mother Palestine

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BDS Movement Calls for Solidarity Actions as Palestinian Prisoners Enter Fourth Week of Hunger Strike
Palestinian BDS National Committee | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media, 15 May 2017

9 May 2017 – Today, the mass hunger strike by Palestinians in Israeli prisons is in its critical fourth week, at which point the hundreds of hunger strikers may find standing up difficult or impossible. The BNC is confident that this hunger strike demanding dignity and freedom will further nourish nonviolent popular resistance to Israeli injustice and advance the BDS movement’s aspirations for freedom, justice and equality.

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A Look Back at What Snowden Told the World about the U.S.-Israel Relationship
Alex Kane | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Oct 2016

Snowden revealed a great deal about the U.S.-Israeli relationship. His leaks provide an unprecedented look at how the U.S. and Israel share intelligence, and also reveal the tensions in the relationship. What he told the world about the U.S.-Israel relationship.

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A Brief History of the ‘Nakba’ in Israel
Eitan Bronstein Aparicio | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2016

This text describes the discourse on the Nakba — mostly the concept but also the historical event — in Israel. When did it appear? When did it decline and was repressed? What caused these changes? It deals with the attitude towards the Nakba in Hebrew and does not attempt to describe the attitudes and changes it went through in Arabic and in the Arab world.

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Why Did Brookings Institution Hold a Secret Panel Countering BDS?
Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Dec 2015

Americans should be asking why such a conference is taking place behind closed doors at a leading liberal thinktank– and why it’s tackling BDS, which Israeli leaders have termed an “existential” threat to Israel. The gathering is a reflection of the power of the Israel lobby in Washington.

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Leading Israeli Journalist Says Israel Is an Apartheid State
Ben Norton, Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Aug 2015

What I’m about to write will not come easily for me. I used to be one of those people who took issue with the label of apartheid as applied to Israel. I’m not one of those people any more. Not after the last few weeks.

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BDS Could Cost Israel $4.7 Billion a Year
James North, Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jun 2015

The Financial Times has published a big, and somewhat balanced, article on the rapid rise of BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) that includes two stunning financial numbers showing how powerful the nonviolent movement for justice in Palestine/Israel is becoming.

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US Press Blacks Out Israeli Defense Minister’s Citation of ‘Nagasaki and Hiroshima’ as Model for Dealing with Iran
Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 May 2015

“I do remember the story of President Truman was asked, How do you feel after deciding to launch the nuclear bombs, Nagasaki and Hiroshima, causing at the end the fatalities of 200,000, casualties? And he said, When I heard from my officers the alternative is a long war with Japan, with potential fatalities of a couple of millions, I thought it is a moral decision. We are not there yet. But that what I’m talking about.”

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A Gazan’s Wishes for 2015
Alaa Radwan, Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Medi a Service, 5 Jan 2015

Why can’t we dream of things other than having a year without another bloody war with Israel, having 24/7-electricity, and having the freedom to travel abroad? Why can’t Gazans just have a normal life? Why can’t we enjoy a festive beginning to the New Year as all other people around the world do?

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‘Common Dreams’ Website Traps Hasbara Troll Spewing Anti-Semitism
Annie Robbins, Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Aug 2014

A Jewish student posting virulently anti-Semitic comments at various internet forums, allegedly “to gauge how pervasive anti-Semitism” is online, has been busted by the progressive website Common Dreams.

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Growing Jewish Support for Boycott and the Changing Landscape of the BDS Debate
Paul Duffill and Gabriella Skoff - Mondoweiss, 30 Jun 2014

Unfortunately the extent of this new reality of Jewish criticism of Israel’s policies towards Palestinians that is taking hold appears largely unreported by mainstream media.

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Names and Ages of 26 Civilians Killed by Rockets Fired from Gaza into Israel IN 12 YEARS
Phan Nguyen, Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2012

Israeli spokespeople frequently remind the world that a million Israeli citizens are within range of Gaza rockets, twelve thousand of which have been fired into Israel in the last twelve years, inflicting thousands of injuries and several dead. However, only 26 people have been killed throughout this time. Below is a list of all the fatalities of rocket and mortar attacks fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel.

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7 Palestinians, Including 3 Children, Killed and 52 Injured As Israeli Attack on Gaza Continues
Annie Robbins and Adam Horowitz - Mondoweiss, 12 Nov 2012

11 Nov 2012 – Over the past 72 hours, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have escalated their aerial and ground attacks against the Gaza Strip. Five Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, have been killed, and 52 others, including 6 women and 12 children, have been wounded. Four of these deaths and 38 of the injuries resulted from an Israeli attack on a football playground in al-Shoja’iya neighborhood east of Gaza City.

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Arendt and Einstein Warned of ‘Fascism’ Rising in Israel 60 Years Ago
Philip Weiss, MondoWeiss – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Oct 2012

Among the most disturbing political phenomena of our times is the emergence in the newly created state of Israel of the “Freedom Party” (Tnuat Haherut), a political party closely akin in its organization, methods, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties. It was formed out of the membership and following of the former Irgun Zvai Leumi, a terrorist, right-wing, chauvinist organization in Palestine.

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Challenging Israeli Apartheid, Starting at Ben Gurion Airport
Laura Durkay – Mondoweiss, 4 Jul 2011

A week of nonviolent resistance against Israeli apartheid will open with a simple action at Israel’s Ben Gurion airport. From July 8-16, I will join hundreds of internationals for a week of solidarity actions in coordination with 15 Palestinian civil resistance organizations in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. If you are interested in participating email info@palestinejn.org or visit the Palestine Justice Network website.

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