Israel21c is registered in the US as a 501(c)(3) — a tax-exempt non-profit organization. Its information returns filed with the Internal Revenue Service show it to be registered in San Francisco, in an office only a five minute walk away from the Israeli consulate. The forms also show they have an office in Israel, with registered operating expenses of $131,307 in 2010 and $129,484 in 2011. Between 2008 and 2012, Israel21c raised a total of $3.2 million in revenue. The forms disclose that between 2010 and 2012, $347,099 of this was in “government grants.” Israel21c did not reply to an email asking which government departments had given this cash. Continue reading ‘Israel tech site pays “interns” to covertly plant stories in social media’
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Fears grow over Jerusalem unrest
Source: Financial Times
With the world’s attention focused on the war in the Gaza Strip, another front in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is quietly heating up in Jerusalem, one of the few places where Israelis and Palestinians – elsewhere divided by walls or fences — mingle and meet.
Since the killing last month of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian teenager, by Jewish extremists, the city has seen protests and rioting nearly every night — usually clashes between Arab youths and Israeli police or soldiers. It has accelerated this week, when more than 100 young Palestinians were arrested over two nights. Continue reading ‘Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada’
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Muslims throughout the world are marking International Quds Day. It’s traditionally used to express solidarity with the Palestinian people — and this year, most of the banners in the streets are denouncing Israeli aggression in Gaza. Protesters in Iran were chanting anti-Israeli slogans and burning the country’s flag.
Female “IDF” recruits clap and sing “Death to the Arabs” in occupied Jerusalem.
The Electronic Intifada has obtained video images showing the faces of two of the suspected kidnappers and murderers of Muhammad Abu Khudair, the Palestinian teenager who was abducted on Wednesday morning, burned alive and dumped in a Jerusalem forest. The footage comes from a security camera on the building owned by Hussein Abu Khudair, Muhammad’s father. Muhammad was kidnapped from right outside the building in an apparent racially-motivated reprisal for the killings of three Israeli teens whose bodies were found in the occupied West Bank last Monday. Continue reading ‘Video shows faces of suspected killers of Palestinian teen’