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[l] at 3/29/23 12:48pm
Benjamin Netanyahu temporarily halted reforms he sought to make to Israel's judicial system, but critics say Palestinians will pay the ultimate price as the far-right continues to consolidate power.

[Category: News, Biden administration, Israeli Government, Israeli judicial protest movement, Itamar Ben-Gvir, Judicial overhaul, Top Headlines]

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[l] at 3/29/23 7:00am
Eِِِxcluding Palestinian voices and firing journalists who want to speak out about Israeli apartheid makes the mainstream media complicit in Israel’s “system of silencing.” 

[Category: Media Analysis, Anti-Palestinian Bias, New York Times, social media]

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[l] at 3/28/23 4:38pm
Netanyahu once said that America is "a thing that you can move, very easily." But maybe those days are over? The media are finally paying attention.

[Category: Media Analysis, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel Lobby, James Bamford]

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[l] at 3/28/23 12:15pm
Rep. Adam Schiff on why Israel looked worse than Afghanistan in 2019: "It looked like Israel was heading into a terrible cul de sac and it was incapable of getting off the path that it was  on."

[Category: News, Adam Schiff, Afghanistan, Israel lobby, Nancy Pelosi, Rabbi Sharon Brous, Taliban]

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[l] at 3/28/23 9:13am
It has never been politically safer to be “tough” on Israel, but so far the Biden administration is working overtime to avoid a diplomatic crisis with Israel.

[Category: Opinion, Biden administration, Israeli judicial protest movement, Top Headlines, US Policy in the Middle East]

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[l] at 3/28/23 7:46am
Palestinian farmers are systematically prevented from working their land as Israelis thrive from ecotourism on stolen land. Agriculture in Palestine shows the damage done by Israeli apartheid.

[Category: News, Agricultural Apartheid, agriculture, ecotourism, farming, israeli apartheid, Palestinian agriculture]

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[l] at 3/27/23 11:15am
The protests roiling Israel represent a struggle over its future. The traditional elite is in an existential fight to maintain power, while the ascendant religious-nationalist majority seeks to redefine the state.

[Category: Opinion, Israeli High Court of Justice, Israeli protests, Judicial overhaul, Top Headlines]

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[l] at 3/27/23 9:56am
The U.S. media has missed one key part of the anti-Netanyahu protest story: the shockingly different ways Israeli police and military treat Jewish and Palestinian protests. 

[Category: Media Analysis, Haaretz, Israeli judicial protest movement, National Public Radio, Netanyahu, New York Times, Palestinian citizens of Israel, Washington Post]

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[l] at 3/27/23 9:55am
Since entering office, Israel's new government has dramatically increased the repression of Palestinian prisoners, moves which reflect its hostile agenda toward Palestinians as a whole.

[Category: Opinion, hunger strike, Itamar Ben-Gvir, Palestinian prisoners, palestinian prisoners movement]

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[l] at 3/26/23 7:30am
For the Palestinian people to achieve justice, Zionism must be dismantled. And for Jewish Israelis to achieve peace, we too must free ourselves from this project of Jewish supremacy.

[Category: Activism, Israeli judicial protest movement, Israeli society, Nakba, Zochrot]

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[l] at 3/25/23 11:50am
We hear about the 12th annual Students for Justice in Palestine conference, and the Stop Cop City movement in Atlanta and it's connection to the Palestine solidarity movement.

[Category: Podcasts, Atlanta, GILEE, police training, Protests, Stop Cop City, Students for Justice in Palestine]

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[l] at 3/25/23 7:00am
The Israel Antiquities Authority, led now by a member of Ben Gvir’s far-right Jewish Power Party, is expected to advance settlement expansion and de facto annexation.

[Category: News]

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[l] at 3/24/23 2:04pm
The ADL's annual audit on antisemitism in the U.S. offers a distorted view of the issue because the group counts anti-Zionist protests against Israel as antisemitic acts.

[Category: Media Analysis, ADL, Anti Defamation League, antisemitism, Jonathan Greenblatt, Zionism]

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[l] at 3/24/23 11:13am
Jordan has pledged to improve conditions at "the Bridge" following accusations it profits from Israeli restrictions on Palestinians, but analysts say such half-measures won't matter while occupation remains.

[Category: News, Allenby Bridge Crossing, freedom of movement, Jordan, King Hussein Border Crossing, travel restrictions]

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[l] at 3/24/23 10:18am
The Balad-Tajammu' party says the current Israeli protest movement is fighting for a fake democracy for Jews only. How sobering it is that this view is considered so radical it is beyond the pale for Israeli politics.

[Category: Opinion, Balad, Israeli judicial protest movement, Jewish supremacy, Zionism]

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[l] at 3/24/23 10:18am
The Balad party says the current Israeli protest movement is fighting for a fake democracy for Jews only. How sobering it is that this view is considered so radical it is beyond the pale for Israeli politics.

[Category: Opinion, Balad, Israeli judicial protest movement, Jewish supremacy, Zionism]

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[l] at 3/23/23 1:43pm
The State Department's annual human rights report accepts Israel's dubious story on Shireen Abu Akleh's killing.

[Category: News, Al Jazeera, Biden administration, Ned Price, Shireen Abu Akleh, Top Headlines, U.S. State Department]

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[l] at 3/23/23 10:30am
Brace yourself -- the next Israeli government will be even more rightwing. That's because the high tech sector in Tel Aviv, which leads protests, is small majority of Jewish Israel.

[Category: Media Analysis, Apartheid, BDS, Israel lobby, Israel Policy Forum, Neri Zilber, Netanyahu]

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[l] at 3/23/23 9:03am
Students across Britain are taking action as part of the 17th international Israeli Apartheid Week as the UK government increases its repression of Palestine activism.

[Category: Activism, Great Britain, Israel Apartheid Week, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Universities and Colleges Union]

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[l] at 3/22/23 11:10am
Twenty years ago the entire U.S. establishment lined up behind our war on Iraq. It was one of the greatest disasters in history, and there's been no accountability.

[Category: Opinion, Benjamin Netanyahu, Bush Administration, george w. bush, Iraq war, Israel lobby, neoconservatives, Top Headlines]

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[l] at 3/22/23 7:10am
It has become clear that the Christian presence in the Holy Land is in grave danger from Jewish fundamentalists empowered by the new Israeli government.

[Category: News, Christian Palestinians, Gethsemane, Jerusalem, settler violence]

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