The American Bar Association will vote on February 6 whether to promote a newly created definition of antisemitism that has been used consistently (and nearly exclusively) not to fight antisemitism, but rather to defend Israel and harm Palestinians
Now at least 30 American campuses have adopted a newly manufactured definition of antisemitism that focuses on Israel, which can potentially be used to censor info on Israel-Palestine…
Israel and its partisans want to ignore the new Amnesty Int’l report on Israeli apartheid, claiming it’s “antisemitic.” Gideon Levy insists, “What is written in the report does not stem from antisemitism, but will help strengthen it. Israel is the greatest motivator of antisemitic urges in the world today.”
Jonathan Greenblatt insists that Israel is innocent of the crime of apartheid, and that the US should not employ supporters of Palestine in public office.
Harry Potter star Emma Watson expressed support for Palestine on social media, and all Azkaban broke loose.
The Alliance for Israel is behind today’s Washington, D.C. rally “No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity with the Jewish People.”(Live coverage here.) The rally was largely initiated by a desire to defend Israel over criticisms of the state’s recent violence against Palestinians. (Some groups refused to participate)
A Jewish American exposes the often-used tactic of deflecting criticism of Israel by viewing it falsely through a lens of antisemitism. Even some supporters of Palestinian rights miss the sleight-of-hand that casts this negative light on their own movement and have mistakenly attacked longtime activists…
Students at Butler University say an event featuring Angela Davis was abruptly canceled by the school following pressure from Zionist students. This is not the first time Ms. Davis has been snubbed because of her advocacy for Palestinian rights.
In a moment when support for Israel is slipping a bit in Congress, this Israel-right-or-wrong group proposes a new category of antisemitism in hopes of persuading Progressives to alter their agenda to accommodate pro-Israel Jewish Americans. It’s called “Progressive Except Palestine.”
Two articles describe attacks on people supporting Palestinian human rights. Israel partisans use unfounded claims of ‘antisemitism’ to block events, boycott scholars, censor critical texts… Now, in an unprecedented move, leaders of top German cultural institutions have joined forces to declare: Enough