JTA: “Lauder vs. Adelson: Which Jewish billionaire has Trump’s ear on Israel?”

JTA reports that Trump takes advice on Israel from Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate; and Ronald Lauder, the cosmetics heir and president of the World Jewish Congress. Both are major supporters of Israel, with differing views. Lauder wants Trump to court Mahmoud Abbas. Adelson wants him to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem…

International campaign is criminalizing criticism of Israel as ‘antisemitism’

IAK INVESTIGATION: For two decades, some Israeli officials and 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. As a result, advocacy for Palestinian rights is well on the way to being curtailed and even criminalized as “hate.”

Remembering Maidhc Ó Cathail

Maidhc was an honest seeker, painstaking researcher, and talented writer. He cared deeply about those who are oppressed and worked to end injustice. He exposed information about Israel, Palestine, and related subjects that is of profound importance… Maidhc deserves to be remembered and honored. While luminaries ignored him and are unlikely to mention his passing, the rest of us can and must share his work.