JTA published a report on a bizarre controversy in which powerful, multi-million-dollar organizations are attacking an upcoming talk in a small community college, but JTA left out much relevant information…
Tags: Alison Weir
Alison Weir’s 2013 letter to the ADL thanks it for including IAK in the “top 10 anti-Israel organizations” – i.e. most effective & committed groups working for justice and human rights for Palestinians. She suggests that since the ADL’s smear campaign against Palestine advocacy groups enables it to raise millions of dollars, the ADL should give the groups a finder’s fee/commission…”
In the past 3 days, 4 massively powerful international organizations with net assets totaling over a quarter of a billion dollars, have released aggressive statements condemning a small-town lecture at a small-town community college. Why is that? (Hint: it’s about Israel and Alison Weir.)
As the Anti Defamation League and American Jewish Committee try to shut down activist Alison Weir’s upcoming event at Clovis Community College in Fresno CA on September 18th, she explains what it is the groups are trying to hide.
Eighteen years ago this month, Alison Weir returned from her eye-opening, independent trip to Palestine. Many people feel that she may be the Palestinians’ most enduring and relentless advocate.
Her tireless work includes meticulous media analysis, writing, speaking, and educating Americans (and justice-lovers around the world) about the little-known facts of the Nakba (“Catastrophe”), the oppression that Israel has been perpetrating on Palestinians for over seventy years, and how the United States, pressured by the Israel lobby, is complicit.
The leaked documentary will be shown, followed by a discussion, at the Berkeley Central Library on Monday, Feb. 4, at 6 pm. The explosive film contains footage of Israel lobby manipulation obtained by an undercover reporter. The post contains a downloadable flyer for people in the Berkeley, California area to distribute.
A study of 50 years of headlines in 5 top newspapers finds that media coverage of Israel-Palestine favors Israel by providing more overall coverage, more positive coverage, and greater access to Israeli voices than to Palestinian ones. Much of this can be attributed to pressure from the pro-Israel lobby.
A dozen years ago Alison Weir described how U.S. media ignored a Palestinian death… this has gone on year after year after year…
George Smith, just awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has been active and outspoken in his support of Palestinian rights. In his articles on the subject Professor Smith has quoted a wide range of sources, including Alison Weir’s book, Against Our Better Judgment. Mondoweiss chronicles Smith’s dedication to Palestinian human rights despite being smeared by Israel partisans…
Burt Cohen interviews Alison Weir about Israel’s new law… Cohen: “At least it’s now out in the open. All Israelis who are not Jewish have had their rights diminished. Given the longstanding discrimination against non-white non-European Jews, Palestinians and Druze are now just third class citizens…” Listen to the interview.