AIPAC’s secretive strategy to transform UK politics | The Electronic Intifada

Adam Schapira and Elliott Miller, two pro-Israel activists, reveal in the first episode of The Lobby that AIPAC provided them with funding to set up the Pinsker Centre, an advocacy group to promote Zionism on UK campuses.Schapira made an unsuccessful bid to be elected president of the Union of Jewish Students, which has received funding from the Israeli embassy. Miller spent a year working at the Israeli foreign ministry’s division that handles relations with the US Congress, which put him in close contact with AIPAC.In October, Miller was filmed being violent and abusive during student protests against a speech by a former Israeli army officer at University College London.Videos online show Miller using Islamophobic abuse against students. “It’s a violent religion,” he shouts at one protester.

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