Tags: ADL

53 Jewish groups lobby Biden to adopt Israel-centric definition of antisemitism

Major Jewish organization call on Biden to adopt an Israel-centric definition of antisemitism for use by all federal departments and agencies… the definition defines many criticisms of Israel as ‘antisemitic’… some groups oppose the action, calling its use an ‘attack on academic freedom& free speech’

Pro-Israel groups reportedly break law, media & Congress look the other way

Documents obtained from the Israeli government show U.S. pro-Israel organizations secretly used Israeli money to influence US policies. Such behavior is illegal under US law. Yet, mainstream US media so far are ignoring the information, and Congress shows no interest in investigating this evidence of foreign tampering. A bipartisan Congressional caucus with 80 members is connected to one of the groups…

Evidence that U.S. pro-Israel groups may have violated U.S. laws

Israel has been illegally manipulating US policies – and some US organizations and politicians have been helping them, in violation of US laws… Will the government go after them and censure Israel, the way it did the claims of ‘Russian interference’? Or will Israel and its collaborators once again escape consequences?

Foundation to ‘Combat Anti-Semitism’ will be coming after high school, college students

The Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism plans to teach high school and college students how to beat hate and embrace tolerance – except when it comes to Palestinians

Leaked ADL Memo: Figuring out how to defend Israeli apartheid

The leaked ADL memo illustrates the position in which some establishment Jewish groups now find themselves. The ADL appears to recognize that annexation would violate Palestinians’ basic human rights, enforcing a codified regime of nationality-based discrimination subjugation—and that, as a group ostensibly concerned with civil rights, this is in tension with its stated values…

Establishment Jewish groups’ faux support for anti-racism

Many Jewish groups in America are sending mixed signals: YES, we want to see an end to injustice for Black Americans; NO, we do not want to see the same for Palestinians. 

Anti-Semitism Envoy Elan Carr puts Israel (not Jews) front and center

Trump’s anti-Semitism envoy boldly equates anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, & considers Israel “a central tenet” of Judaism – despite the many voices within the global Jewish community, including within Israel itself, critical of Israel. Carr demands: Every law enforcement office and every prosecutorial agency must force everybody who has even a hint of antisemitism to undergo a tolerance program.

Facebook COO pledges $2.5 mill to Israel advocacy group, brushing off Palestinian complaints of censorship

In the midst of a campaign by Palestinian journalists accusing Facebook of suppressing their content, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has pledged $2.5 million to the ADL, an organization that devotes much of its work to Israel advocacy…