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Rashida Tlaib, AOC Lead Effort to Revoke Tax-Exempt Status from Israel-Supporting US Non-Profits

A group of five Democrats in the US House of Representatives – led by pro-Palestinian “Squad” Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) of New York – have called on the Treasury Department to end the tax-exempt status of American organizations that support Israeli Jewish community development in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.
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Judge deems Georgia's anti-BDS law unconstitutional

Georgia's anti-BDS law, which has been on the books since April 26, 2016, has recently been imperiled by a lawsuit filed against it. The law was initially signed by Nathan Deal, who was governor at the time, and it stipulated that "any person or company contracting with the state for services valued at $1,000 or more must agree not to boycott Israel."

Some 270 Palestinians are injured in clashes with the Israeli military, who used tear gas and opened fire in the West Bank

Approximately 270 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli Army that took place this Friday in the West Bank, informs the Palestine Red Crescent, cited by AFP. According to the agency, the strongest crashes were recorded in the town of Beita, in the Nablus governorate, and were marked by the use of tear gas by the Israeli military. The Israeli Army claimed, in turn, that they used means of dispersal and opened fire in response to the actions of approximately 150 Palestinians, who threw stones and burning tires at their soldiers.

Biden Administration Approves $3.4 Billion Helicopter Sale to Israel

The State Department has approved an arms sale to Israel for 18 CH-53K heavy-lift cargo helicopters worth an estimated $3.4 billion. The deal also includes equipment for the helicopters such as engines, GPS systems, communication equipment, and .50 caliber machine guns. The primary contractors for the deal are Lockheed Martin...

Dozens of Palestinians were injured as a result of the occupation’s suppression of a demonstration east of Tubas

Dozens of Palestinians were injured today as the Israeli occupation forces suppressed a demonstration against settlements east of Tubas in the West Bank. Wafa news agency reported that the occupation forces fired bullets and poison gas canisters at the participants in the demonstration, which took place near the Tayseer checkpoint, east of Tubas, in rejection of the Israeli annexation plans and the settlers' attacks, which led to the injury of a young man with bullets and dozens of cases of suffocation.
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40 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli occupation

OCCUPIED PALESTINE, Jul. 31 (YPA) – At least 40 Palestinians were injured in clashes that erupted on Friday with Israeli occupation forces in the town of Beita, south of Nablus, “Palestine Today” news agency reported. In turn, medical sources in Nablus reported that two civilians were wounded by live bullets...
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Anti-Israel Student Groups Attack Rutgers, Hillel — Zionism ‘Real Threat’ to Jewish Safety

In a petition published on Monday, the radical anti-Israel Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) along with over twenty other pro-Palestinian groups, blasted Rutgers University as well as the Jewish campus group Hillel, accusing the two of “falsely conflating Palestine advocacy with antisemitism,” and blaming Zionism for endangering Jewish safety while calling for the university to ensure that “the safe space Rutgers promises to be” is preserved and demanded the university’s board comply with an SJP-led “audit of endowment investments.”