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The Political Ties of the Trump Campaign Team in Israel News Roundup
Judy Maltz, Haaretz

The Political Ties of the Trump Campaign Team in Israel

Israeli political leaders have thus far made a point of keeping their two cents out of the big election drama playing out across the ocean, doggedly refusing to endorse either of the presidential candidates. But a background check on some of the key figures running the Donald Trump campaign in Israel...

11 hours ago
In Israel, a Dead Arab Evokes Just One Big Yawn Op-Eds & Analysis
Gideon Levy, Haaretz

In Israel, a Dead Arab Evokes Just One Big Yawn

It was late in the morning. In Israel people were completing their preparations for Shabbat. The military reporters bought challahs, the soldiers left their bases for the weekend. At the Yabrud checkpoint in the West Bank their colleagues saw a man. Actually, they didn’t see a man. They saw a subhuman. They shot him as they were taught...

11 hours ago
How an IDF General Whitewashed the Killing of Three Innocent Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Yael Marom and John Brown, +972

How an IDF General Whitewashed the Killing of Three Innocent Palestinians

Late last week, Channel 2 news reported that three senior reserve officers — Maj. Gen. Uzi Dayan, Brig. Gen. Shmuel Zakai, and Gen. Dan Biton — will testify for the defense of Elor Azaria, the Israeli soldier who is on trial for shooting and killing a Palestinian who stabbed an IDF soldier in Hebron, though he was already immobilized...

about 6 days ago
Arab Students in Jerusalem Get Less Than Half the Funding of Jewish Counterparts News Roundup
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Arab Students in Jerusalem Get Less Than Half the Funding of Jewish Counterparts

A pupil in a municipal high school in East Jerusalem gets less than half the funding of his counterpart in the western part of the capital, according to the Jerusalem municipality’s budget. In fact, there are East Jerusalem schools that don’t even get the funds that the Education Ministry gives the city for them, as is shown by an analysis of the budget...

about 6 days ago
Hillary Clinton Visits SoCal for Jimmy Kimmel Taping, Fundraisers News Roundup
Elex Michaelson and Darsha Philips, Eyewitness News/ABC Los Angeles

Hillary Clinton Visits SoCal for Jimmy Kimmel Taping, Fundraisers

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton kicked off a two-day visit to Southern California Monday. She taped an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" was expected to hold a series of fundraisers. Her appearance alongside Kimmel was her first since March. It was also her first late-night TV appearance...(Video)

about 6 days ago
Protest Outside Hillary Clinton’s Hollywood Fundraiser News Roundup
Los Angeles Times

Protest Outside Hillary Clinton’s Hollywood Fundraiser

Protest outside Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's Hollywood fundraiser at the Beverly Hills estate of controversial billionaire Haim Saban (Video).

about 6 days ago
Mass Protests in West Bank City After Palestinian Detainee Dies News Roundup
Reuters and Agence France-Presse

Mass Protests in West Bank City After Palestinian Detainee Dies

NABLUS, WEST BANK // Nablus, the second largest city in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, was gripped by violent protests on Tuesday after the death of a Palestinian detainee. Ahmed Halawa, the alleged ringleader in the killing of two Palestinian policemen last week, died in custody...

about 6 days ago
GOP Mega-Donor Funds Group Calling Pro-Palestine US Students ‘Jew Haters’ Op-Eds & Analysis
Sam Levin, The Guardian

GOP Mega-Donor Funds Group Calling Pro-Palestine US Students ‘Jew Haters’

Sheldon Adelson, the Nevada casino mogul and conservative mega-donor, is leading a campaign against pro-Palestine groups on US college campuses and has funded posters that accuse individual students of supporting terrorism and promoting “Jew Hatred”. The multimillion-dollar effort, which has launched at six campuses in California, is targeting the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement...

about 6 days ago
Hillary Clinton is in LA News Roundup
Conan Nolan and Beth Slepp-Paz, NBC News Los Angeles

Hillary Clinton is in LA

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is in Southern California for two fundraisers. Conan Nolan reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 (Video).

about 1 week ago