While waiting in my representative’s local office to appeal for the end to the war on immigrants, I found an article in The Congressional Quarterly about Israel’s request for its citizens to enter the United States without visas and stay for up to 90 days.
A Congressional Quarterly article explains why Israel does not meet current standards for the Visa Waiver program.
Israel requests inclusion in visa waiver program. Denial of Israeli non-Jewish citizens visas to enter USA makes Israel ineligible for waiver.
It’s difficult to have a clear discussion in Facebook because people aren’t logged in at the same time and it’s easy, once a post has produced 30+ comments, and the sequence of points and counterpoints may become unclear.
I plan on addressing the claims one at a time, but for the most part they exhibit three major flaws or assumptions.
- If Palestinians are bad, then they don’t deserve human rights.
- It fails to recognized the different mechanisms of Israel’s control over non-Jews in the different areas of Palestine.
- Opposition to the blockade of Gaza and the killing and wounding of Gazans is support for Hamas.
In a discussion on Facebook, a friend of a friend (“TN”) whom I don’t know personally cited Mudar Zahran’s March 21, 2011 article Anti-Semitism 2.0 in the context of his apparent support of Israel’s attacks on Palestinians in Gaza in November 2013.
Avi Dichter is the current Home Front Minister of Israel. In 2002, in his capacity as head of the Israeli intelligence service Shin Bet, he assassinated Salah Shehadeh. Because this assassination also killed 15 others, including 9 children, and injured dozens more, human rights advocates, including the Center for Constitutional Rights, have called for his arrest and trial as a war criminal. Salah was a Hamas leader in Gaza with whom Israel was negotiating a cease-fire. In 2012, Israel assassinated Ahmed Jaabari, with whom Israel was also negotiating a cease-fire.
Should not Georgians be concerned that their public safety officers are exchanging notes with war criminals and representatives of Apartheid Israel’s military and police?
Tonight’s season finale showed the extreme racism of some of the fans of the Israeli football (soccer) club Beitar towards Arabs. These fans call themselves El Familia.
Hear how Hoda Darwish, who was 12 yrs old when #Israel army shot her in head in #Gaza, is recovering. #Palestine