Facebook continues to violate Palestinian free speech, this time by shutting down – without warning – Safa Palestinian Press Agency, a major news outlet. This in spite of the great amount of anti-Palestinian incitement on Israeli Facebook accounts, including that of justice minister Ayelet Shaked. This bowing to Israeli pressure does not bode well for other social media (or for Palestinian free speech).
JTA and the Forward report on a Congressional Judiciary Committee hearing about adopting a new, Israel-centric definition of antisemitism. (This is part of an international campaign on behalf of Israel). Five witnesses were for it, four against…
Angela Merkel and her ministers are the latest to endorse a new definition of antisemitism that focuses on Israel. This is the result of an ongoing international campaign to change the meaning of the word on behalf of Israel and to impede efforts on behalf of Palestinian human rights…
The issue of Israel’s right to exist has nothing to do with anti-Semitism, but everything to do with where it exists and at whose expense.
A former Antisemitism Envoy adopted a new, Israel-centric definition for antisemitism, and then used it to train U.S. diplomats. The envoy position has proved a revolving door to Israel lobbying organizations (see video). Now groups from the ADL to the Southern Poverty Law Center are disturbed that Trump isn’t filling the position.
Israel’s Ha’aretz newspaper reports: ‘The messages are simple and repetitive,’ a mother of an 11th grade student says. ‘All the Arabs hate us, in fact almost the entire world hates us.’