Randomly-chosen quotation:
"We are letting dollars and weapons eclipse the fact that America and Israel, at their best, are lands of vision and idealism. The United States has stood side by side with Israel since its birth, not simply because it was a ‘strategic asset, but because of a strong moral commitment—a bonding of two nations with a deep respect for democracy, human rights, and justice."
(Tom Hayden, 9 October 1981)
 
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Recent events
11 Oct 2018
first (reportedly) fines imposed by Israeli court under 2011 Israeli law against calls for boycott
7 Oct 2018
shooting attack at Barkan Industrial Park
3 Oct 2018
U.S. announces withdrawal from Optional Protocol of Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations
Arrival in Israel of German chancellor and cabinet for meetings with Israeli counterparts
1 Oct 2018
Thirty-seven Palestinians wounded by Israeli military fire during clashes on Israel-Gaza border
Deadline given to residents of Khan al-Ahmar to dismantle their simple structures
28 Sep 2018
Israeli army kills seven protesters in Gaza (including two children), wounding about 500 more
Palestine starts proceedings against U.S. at International Court of Justice