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A CALL TO JEWS OF CONSCIENCE TO STAND WITH JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS OPPOSING ISRAELI TERROR
A CALL TO ALL JEWS OF MORAL CONSCIENCE TO STAND WITH THESE JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS OPPOSING ISRAELI APARTHEID TERROR AND HELP PREVENT THE NEXT WORLD WAR.
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TRUE TORAH JEWS
NOT IN MY NAME
JEWS NOT ZIONISTS
B'TSELEM - The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories
JEWISH VOICE FOR PEACE
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Israeli terrorism in pictures … http://informationclearinghouse.info/article14273.htm
Did you know that Israel has killed more than 8 hundred Palestinian children in the past four years?
Did you know that Israel has devastated about three hundred houses in just four years thus making thousands of Palestinians homeless?
Did you know that 90 years ago the Arabs of Palestine owned 97.5% of the land, while Jews (native Palestinians and recent immigrants together) owned only 2.5% of the land? And that now the Jews own more than 80%?
Did you know that the former Prime Minister of the Zionist entity, Sharon, was on the list of war criminals for killing thousands of innocent Palestinians?
Did you know that four prime ministers of Israel, Begin, Shamir, Rabin, and Sharon have taken part in either bomb attacks on civilians, massacres of civilians, or forced expulsions of civilians from their villages?
Did you know Sharon was held responsible for the massacre of more than 2, 750 Palestinians in the refugee camps of Sabra and Chatila? The UN qualified the massacre by Sharon as GENOCIDE.
Did you know Sharon's commando unit in 1953 razed the Palestinian village of Qibya killing all its citizens and bombed all the houses, mosque and schools?
Did you know that non-Jewish Israelis cannot buy or lease land in the Zionist entity?
Did you know that Palestinian license plates in Zionist entity are color coded to distinguish Jews from non-Jews?
Did you know that Israel allots 85% of the water resources for Jews and the remaining 15% is divided among all Palestinians in the territories? For example in Hebron, 85% of the water is given to about 400 settlers, while 15% must be divided among Hebron's 120,000 Palestinians?
Did you know the United States awards Israel over $5 billion in aid each year?
Did you know that yearly US aid to Israel exceeds the aid the US grants to the whole African continent?
Did you know that the Israel is the only country in the Middle East that has nuclear weapons?
Did you know that Israel is the only country in the Middle East that refuses to sign the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and bars international inspections from its sites?
Did you know that Israel currently occupies territories of two sovereign nations (Lebanon and Syria) in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions?
Did you know that Israel has for decades routinely sent assassins into other countries to kill its political enemies?
Did you know that high-ranking military officers in the Israeli Defense Forces have admitted publicly that unarmed prisoners of war were executed by the IDF?
Did you know that Israel refuses to prosecute its soldiers who have acknowledged executing prisoners of war?
Did you know that Israel routinely confiscates bank accounts, businesses, and land and refuses to pay compensation to those who suffer the confiscation?
Did you know that Israel blew up an American diplomatic facility in Egypt and attacked a U.S. ship in international waters, killing 33 and wounding 177 American sailors?
Did you know that the second most powerful lobby in the United States, according to a recent Fortune magazine survey of Washington insiders, is the Jewish AIPAC?
Did you know that Israel stands in defiance of 69 United Nations Security Council Resolutions?
Did you know that today's Israel sits on the former sites of more than 400 now-vanished Palestinian villages, and that the Israeli’s re- named almost every physical site in the country to cover up the traces?
Did you know that it was not until 1988 that Israelis were barred from running "Jews Only" job ads?
Did you know that the Israeli Foreign Ministry pays two American public relations firms to promote Israel to Americans?
Did you know that Sharon's coalition government includes a party -- Molodet -- that advocates expelling all Palestinians from the occupied territories?
Did you know that Israel’s settlement building increased in the eight years since Oslo?
Did you know that settlement building under Barak doubled compared to settlement building under Netanyahu?
Did you know that Israel once dedicated a postage stamp to a man who attacked a civilian Palestinian bus and killed several people?
Did you know that recently declassified documents indicate that David Ben-Gurion approved of the expulsion of Palestinians in 1948?
Did you know that torture by Shin Bet interrogators on Palestinian prisoners is more brutal than what happened in Abu Ghriab in Iraq?
Did you know that Palestinian refugees make up the largest portion of the refugee population in the world?
Quiz yourself on Israeli Democracy:
Are you aware that:
Prior to the 1948 war, Palestinian Christians and Muslims were a two-third majority of the population of Palestine, who owned and operated 93% of Palestine's lands?
Prior to the 1948 war, most Israeli Jews were persecuted and dispossessed European Jews who made a one-third minority of the population?
For Israel to become a "Jewish majority" it opted to expel and dispossess the two-third Palestinian majority?
80% of the Palestinian people were dispossessed from their homes, farms, and businesses and have been kept out for the past 54 years?
95% of Israel's lands (which is mostly owned by Palestinian refugees) are open for development to Jews only?
Israeli-Palestinian citizens live almost in segregated communities (or ghettos) because development is strictly limited outside their villages? Ironically, the word "ghetto" was invented to describe the living conditions of Eastern European Jews in Tsarist Russia!
For just being "Jewish" you gain an automatic citizenship in Israel? Plus tens of thousands of dollars in subsidies too.
Palestinian Muslims or Christians refugees, who were born in the country and later expelled, cannot gain Israeli citizenship? Of course, unless they convert to Judaism first!
Pretending to be Jewish in Israel is punishable by law with up to one year's imprisonment? On the other hand, if you pretend to be a Muslim or Christian the law does you no harm!
When the Palestine problem was created by Britain in 1917, more than 92% of the population of Palestine were Arabs and there were at that time no more than 56,000 Jews in Palestine? That Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Palestinians at that time lived in peace with each other?
Palestinians in the early 20th century owned 97.5% of the land, while Jews (native Palestinians and recent immigrants together) owned only 2.5% of the land?
Close to 4 million Palestinian Muslims and Christians are being subjected to Israeli laws that are different than the laws governing the 4.5 million Israeli Jews? Is this a "democratically" elected apartheid, or not, that is the question?
In the occupied West Bank there are "Jewish Roads" and "Non-Jewish Roads"?
Israel issues national identity cards where the religion of the card holder is clearly shown in bold type?
Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza drive vehicles with license plates that have different coloring than the cars driven by Israeli settlers?
Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza hold ID cards that are of different colors than the cards held by Israeli settlers?
The only form of Judaism recognized by the "Jewish state" is Orthodox Judaism, so most US Jews could not get married in Israel. Furthermore, the only conversion to Judaism recognized is Orthodox, so most US converts aren't Jewish enough.
Just prior to the 1948 war, Jews owned under 7% of Palestine's land, and to increase their share after the war, they passed the "Absentees' Law" which dispossessed the Palestinian majority land owners who later became "absent". What is even more tragic was the passage of an oxymoron law, called "Present Absentees' Law," which dispossessed the Palestinian-Israeli citizens who became internal refugees in Israel. It is worth noting that the internal Jewish refugees were not dispossessed as a result of this racist law.
The U.S. funneled into the Israeli economy over 130 billion dollars, which is almost twice the amount devoted to rebuilding Western Europe after WW II!
Israeli democracy is a facade for "Jewish Democracy?"
Israel has nuclear weapons, and it was close to dropping one on Cairo in 1973?
Israeli soldiers use human shields in battle to minimize their casualties?
Israel killed over 20,000 Lebanese and Muslims (90% of whom are civilians) with American made and paid for weapons?
Ariel Sharon was under indictment in Belgium for war crimes against Palestinian civilians?
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