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.
Tags: Anti-Defamation League
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.
In preparation for Alison Weir’s informative event on the Israeli occupation of Palestine, Fresno CA braced itself for protests that Israel partisans had promised. The ADL, American Jewish Committee, etc had condemned the event. But the evening was peaceful and educational, with a large, full auditorium, extremely receptive audience, and TV news reports on the event. After the almost 2-hour talk, there was a long line of audience members eager to purchase her book…
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…”
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.
The Anti Defamation League (ADL) is trying to win a contract with California universities to do “anti-bias” training – but ADL is a deeply biased organization and should be stopped.
Netanyahu: “Israel is not a state of all its citizens. According to the nation-state law we passed, Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people — and not anyone else.”
In the wake of the New Zealand massacre and other serious incidents, some are calling for more policing of the internet. Philip Giraldi argues that US media is already over-regulated, and the bodies that oversee the regulating (for example Congress and ADL) can not be trusted to have our interests at heart.
Pro-Israel and Jewish response to Michelle Alexander’s recent NYT piece, “Time to Break the Silence on Palestine,” was predictably hysterical and demonstrated that “hardline Israeli propagandists are losing their ability to shape political discourse on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” James Zogby examines what this means…
House passes bill to force Trump to nominate “anti-semitism” head who would monitor criticism of Israel
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 411-1 for a bill that would force President Trump to nominate an anti-Semitism envoy, a position that has been vacant since he took office. The definition of anti-Semitism the position uses includes certain criticisms of Israel.