The IDF Doesn’t Investigate Palestinian Deaths — It Whitewashes Them

IDF soldiers in the West Bank (Wikimedia Commons)

by Hagai El-Ad A little over a year ago, on the last day of October 2017, Muhammad Musa and his sister Latifah drove to Ramallah to run some errands. Shortly after the two filmed a short selfie video during the ride, soldiers opened… Continue Reading  

Don’t Believe the Hype: The Israeli Right Is Weaker than It Seems

Naftali Bennett

by Meron Rapoport The past decade belonged to the Israeli right. Since 2009, the right-wing bloc easily defeated its opponents and won elections, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became its undisputed leader and the most important political figure in Israel.… Continue Reading  

How Did Revenge Become a Military Objective?

IDF soldiers in the West Bank (Wikimedia Commons)

by Orly Noy There is something almost spellbinding about the speed with which the Israeli government is tearing off the masks that once afforded its policies a veneer of decency. From the Jewish Nation-State Law to the cultural loyalty law… Continue Reading  

Israel Trying to Defund +972 Magazine

Angela Merkel and Benjamin Netanyahu (berlinpictures16 via Shutterstock)

by +972 Magazine staff Israel asked the German government to pressure two left-leaning political foundations to stop funding +972 Magazine, according to a report in the German media Thursday. +972 was able to independently verify the report. The total contributions… Continue Reading  

SF Jewish Federation Bankrolls These Hate Groups

Pamela Geller's Islamophobic bus ad campaign (Steve Rhodes via Flickr)

by Mairav Zonszein Following the revelation last week in The Forward that the San Francisco Jewish Federation gave $100,000 to Canary Mission, the shadowy website that blacklists and intimidates students and professors who criticize Israel, the Federation assured its constituents that it was a “one-time… Continue Reading