David Sheen

Netanyahu Falsely Accuses Palestinian Youths of Rape While Ignoring a Sexual Assault Epidemic by Govt. Officials

A Facebook post by the Israeli prime minister vehemently accusing two Palestinian young men of the racially-motivated rape of a vulnerable Jewish woman turned into an embarrassing imbroglio when the truth emerged: Not only had no rape ever occurred, exposing the concocted accusations against the men as the real racially-motivated offense.

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Israeli Propagandists Threaten Destruction of Europe as Punishment for Boycotting Israel

new video that was removed just days after being published (see the update at the end of this article to learn why) released by a pro-Israel public relations group has a startling message for Europeans: their continent is about to be obliterated by Islamic armies, and if they don’t stop the movement to boycott Israel, Jerusalem will permit the catastrophe to occur. The video was released yesterday on the Facebook social network by Hallelu, a little-known PR outfit dedicated to improving the international image of the State of Israel, and has already racked up over five thousand video views. Hallelu contracted the services of an Israeli public relations agency called 101 Videos.

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Extreme Takeover: Why Many Are Calling Israel's New Government the 'Most Racist' in History

With the announcement that hard-right Avigdor Lieberman would soon use his powerful position as Minister of Defense in the Israeli cabinet to advance additional anti-democratic legislation, members of the old Israeli political establishment could scarcely contain their apprehension. “Lieberman is the new Kahane,” read the title of an op-ed by a former two-time Israeli minister, a reference to the founding father of Israel’s first fascist party.

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Shocked By Rise of Jewish Extremism in Israel, Maverick Rabbi Denounces Discriminatory Laws

Rabbis from a liberal stream of Judaism issued this month a blanket disavowal of religious rulings that discriminate against non-Jews. The repudiation comes in response to racist rulings by state-funded Israeli clerics and terror attacks by their followers. In early May, the Rabbinical Assembly’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, the theological adjudication body of Conservative Jews, voted unanimously to accept the 28-page anti-racist “tshuvah”, or religious responsum, of American-Israeli Rabbi Reuven Hammer.

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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israel Army Deputy Chief Warns Israeli Society Exhibiting Similarities to 1930s Germany

Across the world and especially in the West, it is widely considered to be highly offensive to suggest that there are similarities between the State of Israel and Nazi Germany, the racist regime responsible for the murder of millions of Jews. But after seven years of a succession of arguably the most right-wing governments in the country’s history, Israelis themselves are beginning to make the shocking comparison with ever-increasing frequency.

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Watch: Israelis Demand "A Bullet In The Head" For Palestinians and Leftists At Rally For Killer Soldier

On March 24, 2016, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, an Israeli military medic handed his helmet to another soldier, cocked his weapon and calmly fired a bullet into the head of a local Palestinian man, then accused of stabbing an Israeli soldier, as he lay wounded and immobile on the ground. A local Palestinian researcher with the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem filmed the execution, and the video immediately went viral.

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Why a Broad Section of the Israeli Public is Pushing Netanyahu to Defend a Murderer Caught on Video

The apparent execution of a Palestinian attacker in the largest city in the West Bank by an Israeli occupation soldier on the Jewish holiday of Purim has sent shockwaves throughout the world, after a video of the incident went viral. Faced with what would seem to be indisputable evidence that an Israeli soldier shot and killed 21-year-old Abed al-Fattah Yusri al-Sharif more than 10 minutes after he was immobilized and no longer posed any physical threat, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now finds himself in an awkward bind of his own making.

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5 of the Most Appalling Acts From Israel This Week: Refugee Tent Camp Destroyed and Politician Calls To Conquer Fertile Crescent

The last week of winter included a smorgasbord of outrageous reports out of Israel that did not spare indigenous Palestinians, African refugees, women of every race and religion, and other groups within Jewish Israeli society who also consistently catch hell from the cops.

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5 of the Most Appalling Acts of Incitement From Israel This Week: Major Poll Shows Racism in Israel Is Far from Fringe

Our latest edition of Israel Incitement Watch focuses not only on the racist statements of Israel's political and religious leaders, but on the first-ever Pew poll of Israeli Jews, which found that racist sentiments were not confined to a fringe, but are embraced by a large segment of the population.

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Israeli Minister Calls for Even More Refugee Detention Camps? 5 of the Most Dangerous Incitements to Come out of Israel This Week

Another week, another series of outrages and inciteful acts and statements coming out of Israel: 

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