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Rasmea Odeh was offered similar plea deal three years ago – why is she taking it now?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/26/2017 at 5:00pm

We reported recently on the plea deal convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh has accepted in her immigration fraud case, Terrorist Rasmea Odeh cops plea deal, to leave country. Her retrial was scheduled for late May 2017.

The immigration criminal charge resulted from Rasmea’s failure to disclose her conviction and imprisonment in Israeli in 1970...

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Statement from family of Leon Kanner on Rasmea Odeh plea deal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:00pm 3/25/2017 at 7:00pm

Earlier we reported that Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh had agreed to a plea deal in her immigration fraud case, Terrorist Rasmea Odeh cops plea deal, to leave country.

Under that plea deal, Rasmea would avoid prison time, but would require her to forfeit her U.S. citizenship and be deported (likely to Jordan initially). Her plea...

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Statement from family of Edward Joffe on Rasmea Odeh plea deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 2:20pm 3/24/2017 at 2:20pm

Yesterday we reported that Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh had agreed to a plea deal in her immigration fraud case, Terrorist Rasmea Odeh cops plea deal, to leave country.

Under that plea deal, Rasmea would avoid prison time, but would require her to forfeit her U.S. citizenship and be deported (likely to Jordan initially). Her...

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Terrorist Rasmea Odeh cops plea deal, to leave country

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8:51pm 3/23/2017 at 8:51pm

Rasmea Odeh, whose case we have been covering for over two years, has agreed to a plea deal according to her defense committee. That deal will avoid prison for her immigration fraud, but she will leave the country and surrender her citizenship.

The Rasmea Defense Committee issued as statement on the deal,...

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Report: Jewish Voice for Peace blocks memorial for Rasmea Odeh victims

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 8:33pm 3/20/2017 at 8:33pm

Rasmea Odeh, a military member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was convicted in 1970 in Israel for the 1969 bombing of the SuperSol supermarket that killed two Hebrew University students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner. Rasmea also was convicted of the attempted bombing of the British consulate.

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Vienna Hotels Canceling BDS Events

https://youtu.be/8i30l-g5b94?t=34s
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/16/2017 at 2:00pm
https://youtu.be/8i30l-g5b94?t=34s

Hotel Kaiserwasser and Hotel Regina in Vienna, Austria, have canceled a BDS event by a British-Palestinian lawyer. News agency Heute.at reported that Hotel Kaiserwasser canceled the event due to charges of antisemitism and one employee received threats by the Jewish community. Some have disputed this:

“Nonsense,” said Raimund Fastenbauer, general-secretary of the...

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Rasmea Odeh Prosecutors: Departure of U.S. Atty will have no effect on case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:35pm 3/13/2017 at 6:35pm

Rasmea Odeh is scheduled for re-trial on immigration fraud charges in Mary 2017.

For background on the case, see this recent summary.

The U.S. Attorney for the E...

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Jewish Voice for Peace’s long embrace of convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 8:15pm 3/12/2017 at 8:15pm

Rasmea Odeh will be a featured speaker at the 2017 annual meeting of Jewish Voice for Peace in Chicago, March 31st – April 2nd.

The invitation has created controversy, particularly after Rasmea’s involvement in the March 8, 2017, International Women’s Strike and Day Without A Woman created widespread media attention.

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Day Without a Woman March Closing Schools

https://twitter.com/womensmarch/status/838397257229664257
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:30pm 3/6/2017 at 6:30pm
https://twitter.com/womensmarch/status/838397257229664257

Some schools across the country will close on March 8,  the same day as the Day Without a Woman March, due to concerns they’ll be short-staffed.

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools in North Carolina will close. Durham Public Schools may close but have not reached a final decision. Chapel Hill-Carrboro Superintendent Jim Causby...

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March 8 International Women’s Strike platform calls for destruction of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 3:45pm 3/6/2017 at 3:45pm
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The so-called “Day Without A Woman” strike scheduled for March 8 was first conceived by a group of extremists under the banner of the International Women’s Strike, through a call to action posted in The Guardian newspaper, 

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.@Snopes falls short on terrorism conviction of #DayWithoutAWoman co-organizer Rasmea Odeh

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:00pm 3/5/2017 at 8:00pm

Snopes developed a reputation as a highly reliable debunker of internet hoaxes. It was one of the first sources I used to turn to.

Now I find it often reads more like PolitiFact, a supposedly neutral fact checker that seems to lean left, or at least often seems to have a political...

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On March 8, remember victims of #DayWithoutAWoman co-organizer Rasmea Odeh (#DayWithoutEdwardandLeon)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 9:00pm 3/4/2017 at 9:00pm

March 8 is being organized as “A Day Without A Woman,” and promoted by the people behind the highly-organized Women’s March.

The March 8 protest asks women not to work and to otherwise go on strike.

It was conceived by a small group of radicals, including convicted terrorist murderer Rasmea Odeh.

Rasmea was one...

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Convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh co-organized March 8 #DayWithoutAWoman

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 8:30pm 2/26/2017 at 8:30pm

On February 12, 2017, we reported on the next phase of the so-called Women’s March, Women’s March calls for General Strike and Day Without A Women.

In that post, we called attention to the fact that Rasmea Odeh was one of the organizers, along with other radicals like Angela Davis, via 

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Prosecutors seek jury protection from Rasmea Odeh supporters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/15/2017 at 7:30pm

Yesterday I posted about a flurry of motions in the re-trial of Rasmea Odeh for immigration fraud.

I focused on the prosecutor’s motion to take the testimony in the West Bank of Rasmea’s two co-conspirators in the bombing of the SuperSol supermarket in 1969, Prosecutors seek testimony of Rasmea Odeh bombing co-conspirators. That...

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Prosecutors seek testimony of Rasmea Odeh bombing co-conspirators

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 9:00pm 2/14/2017 at 9:00pm

Rasmea Odeh is rising to prominence in radical circles in the U.S.

In addition to injecting her anti-Israel activism into Black Lives Matter protests, which we previously covered, Rasmea is part of a group organizing a planned “national strike” of women in March 2017, to protest Donald Trump.

Rasmea also has been fully...

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Women’s March calls for General Strike and Day Without A Women

https://twitter.com/womensmarch/status/828635618049720323
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 9:00pm 2/12/2017 at 9:00pm
https://twitter.com/womensmarch/status/828635618049720323

This is getting good.

The Women’s March had a good turnout. But even if you use the wildest stats, it turned out about 2.5 million people nationwide, or less than 1 percent of the population.

And that was under incredibly favorable circumstances — a Satur...

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Rasmea Odeh immigration fraud trial postponed to May 16, 2017 (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 12:25pm 12/21/2016 at 12:25pm

We recently reported on important developments in the immigration fraud trial of convicted supermarket bomber and murderer Rasmea Odeh.

Specifically, the prosecutors obtained a Superseding Indictment which expanded the grounds upon which to convict Rasmea of the single charge of falsely obtaining naturalization. The prosecution signaled, in those new allegations, that it...

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