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.
IAK INVESTIGATION: For two decades, some Israeli officials and partisans have worked to embed a new, Israel-focused definition of antisemitism in institutions around the world, from international bodies and national governments to small college campuses in heartland America. This effort is now snowballing rapidly. As a result, advocacy for Palestinian rights is well on the way to being curtailed and even criminalized as “hate.”
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.’