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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world's major sources of instability. Americans are directly connected to this conflict, and increasingly imperiled by its devastation.

It is the goal of If Americans Knew to provide full and accurate information on this critical issue, and on our power – and duty – to bring a resolution.

To see a detailed presentation on this issue go here.
To learn who promoted the disastrous Iraq War see this.

Please click on any statistic for the source and more information.

Daily U.S. Aid to Israel and the Palestinians
Fiscal Year 2021

During Fiscal Year 2021, the U.S. is providing Israel with at least $10.5 million per day in military aid and $0.71 million per day in foreign aid to the Palestinians. (For information on expenditures on behalf of both populations, go here.)

Israelis and Palestinians Killed
September 29, 2000 - Present

Israelis and Palestinians Injured
September 29, 2000 - Present

11,895 Israelis and 95,299 Palestinians have been injured since September 29, 2000.

Israelis and Palestinians Killed
by Rocket Attacks and Airstrikes, September 29, 2000 - Present

39 Israelis were killed in Palestinian rocket attacks and over 4,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes since September 29, 2000.

Rate of US News Reporting
on Deaths Among Both Populations

A 2018 study of the Associated Press found that Israeli deaths were reported on at a rate of nearly four times greater than on Palestinian deaths. Earlier studies found similar or even larger distortion.

UN Resolutions Targeting Israel and the Palestinians
1955 - 1992

Israel has been targeted by at least 78 UN resolutions and the Palestinians have been targeted by 1.

Current Number of Political Prisoners and Detainees

0 Israelis are being held prisoner by Palestinians, while 6,279 Palestinians are currently imprisoned by Israel.

Demolitions of Israeli and Palestinian Homes
1967 - Present

0 Israeli homes have been demolished by Palestinians and at least 56,502 Palestinian homes have been demolished by Israel since 1967.

Israeli and Palestinian Unemployment Rates

The Israeli unemployment rate is X%, while the Palestinian unemployment in the West Bank is X% and X% in Gaza.

Updated: Q4 2020

Current Illegal Settlements on the Other’s Land

Israel currently has 261 Jewish-only settlements and ‘outposts’ built on confiscated Palestinian land. Palestinians do not have any settlements on Israeli land.

Land Confiscation

The state of Israel, established in 1948 by its founding war, has appropriated approximately 91 percent of the land in what originally was called Palestine.

Historian says Mossad may have assassinated JFK

Martin Sandler, award-winning author of books & textbooks on U.S. history, spoke at the Hyannis museum in Massachusetts, broadcast on C-SPAN...

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Israeli guards called him “the Christian” to insult him, then beat him some more

Israeli police burst into his home, broke his nose and a tooth after he refused to undress in their presence, then they dragged the 16-year-old by force, bound and blindfolded, to their van…

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What's Happening Now

For up to the moment news from the region, go here.


For the latest news and analysis from diverse sources, go to Israel Palestine News.

WATCH: O Little Town of Bethlehem, Palestine
WATCH: Israel-Palestine Basics
WATCH: Philip Girladi - Is Israel a U.S. ally?
WATCH: 20 Million Per Day on Behalf of Israel: The Facts

Details about the spending bill here.

WATCH: Israel Uses Its Military Tech Industry to Spy on Americans
WATCH: Palestinian and Israeli children killed in 2021

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WATCH: Justice For Liberty 30 Second Trailer

To see the full film, visit JusticeForLiberty.org
Lots more USS Liberty info here.

International campaign is criminalizing criticism of Israel as ‘antisemitism’

For two decades, some Israeli officials and Israel partisans have worked to embed a new, Israel-focused definition of antisemitism in institutions around the world, from international bodies and national governments to small college campuses in heartland America. This effort is now snowballing rapidly....

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WATCH: Palestinian Rockets - The Hidden Facts
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Please give whatever you can to support our ongoing efforts to raise awareness and put an end to the attrocities of the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

Associated Press misreports news about Gaza rocket into Israel

AP claims a Gazan rocket broke a weeks-long “cross border calm,” even though Israeli forces had fired missiles into Gaza, shot at Gazans, and invaded Gaza numerous times...

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Against Our Better Judgment


Order Against Our Better Judgment by Alison Weir on Amazon.com (Paperback: $9.93, Kindle: $6.95).

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Israel-Palestine Timeline

Israel-Palestine Timeline: The human cost of the conflict records photos and information for each person who has been killed in the ongoing violence.

Interview with Alison Weir

In this short clip Alison talks about how she came to be aware of the Israel/Palestine conflict, America's role in it all, and about our ability and responsibility as U.S. citizens, to put an end to Israeli aggressions in the region. Full interview here

Will YouTube again censor our video about censorship?

In 2018 If Americans Knew made a 15 minute video exposing Israel’s projects to censor the Internet. YouTube removed our video. We tried again. This time YouTube restricted it. Now we’re trying yet again. Watch it now

Latest Articles from Israel-Palestine News

Hundreds of news reports on ‘Russian interference’ based on hoax

A think-tank that spawned hundreds of fraudulent headlines & TV news segments about supposed Russian influence may go down as the single greatest case of media fabulism in American history. Virtually every major news organization in America is... Read more


Author Martin Sandler says Mossad may have assassinated JFK

Martin Sandler, award winning author of books and textbooks on U.S. history, suggests Israel's Mossad may have assassinated JFK. He was speaking at John F. Kennedy Museum in Hyannis, Massachusetts on November 6, 2013. Read more


3 more Palestinians dead – one shot in the head for honking his horn

The Palestinian Ministry of Health said in a statement that January 2023 has been the bloodiest since 2015 in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces have killed 35 Palestinians, including 8 children and an elderly woman. A lone Palestinian carried... Read more


Israeli government: stories you may have missed

Israel's efforts to control and destroy the lives of Palestinians is visible in the thousands of big and small incidents that happen every day. Below are summaries of just a handful of shocking (but unsurprising) stories from the past few days that... Read more


Israel killed 29 in 26 days, fighters fire 2 rockets, Israel shells Gaza

In the first 26 days of 2023, Israeli forces killed 29 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank (plus another child in Gaza died from wounds inflicted by Israeli forces last year). In response, Palestinian resistance fighters in Gaza fired two rockets... Read more

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