Israel Lobby – September 27th, 2016

Five items in total…

U.S: Has Israel effectively colonized the United States? – “Colonization does not require occupation. It merely requires the subjugation of the colonized”

U.K: Labour anti-Semitism row “exaggerated” to undermine Jeremy Corbyn? – “Anti-Semitism is no more special than any other form of racism”

U.S: Why are we sending $38 billion to rich and powerful Israel? – “It is money we cannot afford going to a country that needs no assistance to maintain its status as the most powerful military in the Middle East”

U.S: Aid deal gives green light to Israel’s “erasure” of Palestine – seen as a rebuff to those who accuse Netanyahu of “jeopardising Israeli security interests with his government’s repeated affronts to the White House”

U.K: “Dinner party anti-Semitism” blast by Cabinet Minister – “Public debate… must be respectful and sensitive… that means recognising that both the Holocaust and the idea of Jewish self-determination are at the very core of mainstream Jewish identity”