Tag Archives: Israel Lobby

Who’s Afraid Of Keith Ellison? The Israel Lobby By
While Keith Ellison is odds on favorite to win the race as the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, we’ve only just begun to hear from the Israel Lobby on the subject.  You might ask: why would the Lobby weigh in at...
AIPAC Demands Obama Veto “One-Sided” UN Resolutions On Peace Process By
A letter sponsored by Israel lobby group AIPAC, and signed by 88 US senators, is demanding that President Obama unconditionally veto any “one-sided” resolution on the Israeli peace process brought before the UN Security Council during the last four months of his term...
Canadian Teacher Under Police Investigation For Saying Palestinians Had Right To Resist Occupation By
TORONTO, Canada – A Toronto-area school board and Toronto city police are investigating an elementary school teacher after pro-Israel lobby groups complained about comments she made during a rally in solidarity with Palestinians. The teacher, Nadia Shoufani, addressed...
Israel Lobby Fails To Block Screening Of Palestinian Film At Film Festival By
Despite the efforts of Israeli lobby groups, a Palestinian film about the 1972 Munich Olympics events was screened at the Cannes Film Festival’s Marche Marche du Film in Paris Monday as planned. An excerpt of Nasri Hajjaj’s documentary, Munich: A Palestinian Story,...
The Israel Lobby’s Dangerous Agenda For US: Attack Free Speech & Criminalize Resistance By
Alternet — Last week, just a few minutes before the House Foreign Affairs Committee met for a hearing, one of the Israel lobby’s most dependable members of Congress, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen huddled with twenty supporters of AIPAC, the lobby’s front line organization...
If Trump’s Racism Shocks You, So Too Should AIPAC’s By
The 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference is currently underway in Washington, DC. The conference is no small affair; as is the case every year, there is a star-studded speakers list. This year, nearly all of the American presidential candidates...
Bernie Sanders Is The Only Candidate Skipping AIPAC By
Bernie Sanders will be the only 2016 presidential candidate not to address the annual conference of the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which starts Sunday in Washington, D.C.. Sanders sent a letter Friday to AIPAC President Robert Cohen saying...
AIPAC’s Calling, But Will Bernie Sanders Answer? By
SEATTLE — (Analysis) The annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference opens on March 20 in Washington, and a recent petition campaign is calling on one particular candidate to skip the event, which more or less requires candidates to kowtow to...
Petition Urges Bernie Sanders To Decline AIPAC Invitation By
Over 4,000 thus far have signed a petition urging Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to reject an invitation to speak at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) upcoming policy conference on 20-22 March in Washington, D.C. AIPAC,...
Senator Tom Cotton Received Nearly $1 Mil To Oppose Iran Deal By
The historic nuclear accord with Iran, dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was negotiated for months and finally signed by Iran and the U.S., UK, Russia, China, France (the P5) and Germany (+1) on 14 July, 2015. Under the arrangement Iran has pledged to eliminate...