Adidas just pledged over $1 million to the ADL for the organization to create “a new anti-bigotry curriculum for student athletes,” despite the ADL’s history of support for discrimination and human rights violations. Adidas previously partnered with Israel, and was pressured to walk away over Israel’s systemic human rights abuses. It’s time for Adidas to walk away again…
ADL trying to exploit movement for ‘socially conscious investment’
The ADL wants ‘socially conscious’ Jewish investors to keep investing in Israel, even though it’s not socially conscious to do so… ADL head says Jewish community should use its power, as with the cancellation of Kanye West, despite what some consider an unfair double standard… ADL may ultimately have an uphill battle as growing numbers of Jewish Americans consider Israel an apartheid regime
ADL’s Jonathan Greenblatt: supporters of Palestine = ISIS
Jonathan Greenblatt insists that Israel is innocent of the crime of apartheid, and that the US should not employ supporters of Palestine in public office.
ADL changes its definition of racism to make Whoopi Goldberg ‘guilty’
The ADL has just changed its definition of racism following backlash over recent remarks by Whoopi Goldberg about racism and the Holocaust. This isn’t the first time the ADL has changed a definition for a political purpose…And it’s not the first time Whoopi has come under fire by Israel partisans – in 2012 she was attacked for a tweet about Gaza…
Thomas Friedman’s foundation supports pro-Israel and Islamophobic causes
The New York Times columnist has been donating sizable sums to pro-Israel organizations for many years, but has managed to keep his benevolence under wraps – until now.
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…