Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement that an antisemitism envoy may be unnecessary are challenged by representatives of the Israel lobby, quoted at length by Newsweek reporter Stav Ziv, whose family is from Israel.
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The Forward publishes criticism of Alison Weir, but refuses to publish response
The website of the Forward recently published an opinion piece by political hitman Spencer Sunshine, in which he slammed the American Left and specific individuals, including Alison Weir, yet has failed to publish Weir’s response.
How Labour Friends of Israel tried to undermine Jeremy Corbyn
Asa Winstanley reports in the Electronic Intifada that the UK’s general election was an earthquake for the political establishment. Although the issue did not feature in the campaign, the result has significant implications for the Palestinian cause…
Senate bill would elevate role of anti-Semitism envoy
Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill that would elevate the position to ambassadorial level. A companion bill was introduced in the House earlier this year…
AJC ad in Boston Globe misrepresents the facts on Israel-Palestine
A full page ad turned reality on its head, suggesting academic boycott of Israel endangers children–when in fact BDS opposes an occupation and apartheid structure under which indigenous children are being shot, imprisoned, tortured, traumatized, deprived of basic necessities and denied medical care.
House passes bill requiring US to monitor European criticism of Israel
Congressman Ed Royce, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, commended the bill for encouraging the adoption of a uniform definition of anti-Semitism, which focuses on Israel, that law enforcement officials would then use…