Coexistence in Israel’s ‘mixed cities’ was always an illusion

22 May 2021 — Jonathan Cook

Attacks on synagogues and archeological sites inside Israel are rooted in Palestinian citizens’ experience of weaponized ‘development’ for Jews only

Mondoweiss – May 21 2021

Last weekend Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as “terrorists” those Palestinian citizens who have been protesting decades of state-sponsored discrimination. Vowing that “anyone who acts like a terrorist will be handled like one”, he said: “Arab law-breakers are attacking Jews, burning synagogues and Jewish homes.”

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An Israeli charity group is uprooting Palestinians – not planting trees

21 July 2020 — Jonathan Cook

The Jewish National Fund has won plaudits for its environmental work, but its agenda has been to evict on behalf of the state

The National – 21 July 2020

The Jewish National Fund, established more than 100 years ago, is perhaps the most venerable of the international Zionist organisations. Its recent honorary patrons have included prime ministers, and it advises UN forums on forestry and conservation issues.

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How Britain dresses up crimes in Israel as ‘charitable acts’

16 December 2019 — Jonathan Cook

UK officials have stonewalled a campaign to expose a group that funded a park used to aid the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians

Middle East Eye – 16 January 2019

When is a war crime not a war crime? When, according to British officials, that war crime has been given a makeover as a “charitable act”.

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Entry ban at Israeli city park provokes apartheid warnings By Jonathan Cook

9 July 2019 — Jonathan Cook

Jewish mayor calls on residents to raise Israeli flags and play Hebrew music as mother and son barred from playground

Middle East Eye – 9 July 2019

The barring of a lawyer and her infant from a public park in the Galilee last week has triggered a legal battle over whether local authorities in Israel can segregate citizens on a racial basis.

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