All posts by If Americans Knew

09 Jun

51 Years Since Israeli Naval Attack on USS Liberty

If Americans Knew:¬†While we mourn the latest unarmed demonstrators ruthlessly killed by Israeli forces in Gaza, we also wish to remember others killed by the Israeli military 51 years ago today. On June 8, 1967, Israeli¬† jets and torpedo boats tried to sink the¬†USS¬†Liberty, a U.S. Navy technical surveillance ship, […]

23 May

Gaza Freedom Flotilla Boat Boarded & Searched by German Coast Guard

from Freedom Flotilla Coalition: Just before noon local time (May 23,2018), the Freedom Flotilla vessel¬†Al Awda¬†(The Return) was boarded by the German Coast Guard, at the orders of the German Ministry of Interior. They collected all the passports on board, wrote down everyone‚Äôs personal data, searched the vessel thoroughly, asked […]

28 Apr

Join the ‚ÄúTent Campaign‚ÄĚ for Solidarity with Gaza and Truth-sharing

¬†All hands on deck: the Global Campaign to Return to Palestine needs our help to educate Americans about the Great March of Return. They propose a ‚Äútent campaign,‚ÄĚ a rich metaphor for refugees and demolished homes. Here are instructions, plus an offer from If Americans Knew for free materials to […]

25 Oct

Who Wrote the Balfour Declaration and Why: The World War I Connection

¬†CONTACT@IFAMERICANSKNEW.ORG¬†¬†OCTOBER 24, 2017¬†¬†BALFOUR DECLARATION,¬†FIRST WORLD WAR,¬†LEOPOLD AMERY,¬†LOUIS BRANDEIS,¬†WWI (L-R) Chaim Weizmann, future president of Israel, with Louis Brandeis, US Supreme Court Justice, in Palestine,¬†1919. The two were instrumental in obtaining the Balfour Declaration, a British document that many feel was a critical step in the establishment of Israel. Zionists‚Äô promise […]