Israel is no longer a favorite in some political circles. Some theories blame American Jews – but they’re wrong. Here’s the real reason.
If Americans Knew: “This is why we exist”
Alison Weir has weathered criticism and hate, slander and insults, in the quest for justice for Palestinians. Her organization, If Americans Knew, reconfirmed its reason for existence in the ups and downs of a recent, difficult controversy.
WATCH: Candidates pledge support for Israel in AJC Global Forum videos
Over half of the presidential candidates provided videos of support to the American Jewish Committee for its 2019 Global Forum in Washington D.C. The AJC is known for its advocacy for Israel and its work to destroy the international movement to boycott Israel over Israel’s human rights abuses against Palestinians. See the videos…
Lithuania adopts Israel-centric definition of antisemitism
AJC announces its latest success in the international campaign to change the meaning of antisemitism to include criticisms of Israel…
The Intolerable Hypocrisy of the American Jewish Congress
The American Jewish Congress claims to respect Palestinians’ rights while lauding the means by which Israel was created: the ethnic cleansing of Palestine.
Harvard Crimson ad asks if anti-BDS Harvard profs “only care about certain lives”
A full page ad in the Harvard Crimson names 71 Harvard professors who signed a statement condemning potential harm to children done by boycotts, but would not sign a statement against ongoing, direct harm to Palestinian children. The ad, by If Americans Knew, details Israeli actions against children…
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.