This Is What Annexation Looks Like


by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man There will be no definitive moment, event or a point in history, when we can say that annexation happened. Israel’s annexation is a process — a deliberate process — which has been carefully planned, began a long… Continue Reading  

Senior Israeli Minister Warns Palestinians of “Third Nakba”


by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man  A senior minister in the Israeli government and a close ally of Prime Minister Netanyahu warned the Palestinian people over the weekend of mass expulsion and ethnic cleansing if they don’t put an end to the current round… Continue Reading  

America’s BDS Law: Attack on Far More than Free Speech


by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man A pair of laws currently making their way through the United States Congress would impose criminal sanctions on Americans who support an economic boycott of Israel or its illegal West Bank settlements. The bill follows in the… Continue Reading  

The Annexation of Palestine Could Be Closer Than You Think


by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man Senior Israeli government minister Naftali Bennett announced on Sunday that he will introduce legislation to effectively annex Israel’s third-largest settlement in the West Bank, Ma’ale Adumim, by the end of January. It is safe to assume, that… Continue Reading  

Everything You Need to Know about Israel’s “NGO Law”

epa04752788 Israel's newly-appointed Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked smiles during a ceremony welcoming her at the Justice Ministry in Jerusalem, Israel, 17 May 2015. A nationalist in Bennett's Jewish Home party, Shaked is one of Israel's youngest ministers.  EPA/GALI TIBBON / POOL

by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man Israel’s parliament passed the so-called “NGO Law” Monday night [July 11], a piece of legislation meant to stigmatize left-wing and human rights organizations in Israel as agents of foreign powers. The law singles out NGOs that receive… Continue Reading