Antisemitism.BDS.Apartheid.

It is antisemitic to oppose Israel’s right to exist.

Criticism of Israeli Government policy and actions is not only legitimate but is a vital and important aspect of any democracy. Israel should be challenged and scrutinised in the same way as any other country, yet too often this is not the case. Other countries, no matter how they came …

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Antisemitism in Canada: B’nai Brith is MIA.

B’nai Brith Canada, one of Canada’s most important Jewish agencies, shared the fact that 2017, the last year of an antisemitic audit, was the worst year in Canada for Jew hating incidents. B’nai Brith Canada’s Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents reports that 2017 was the second consecutive year in which record numbers were reached. The …

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Amnesty International has lost its moral way.

Amnesty International has unveiled a new campaign to pressure digital tourism companies such as Booking.com, Expedia, Airbnb and TripAdvisor to delist properties held by Israelis living in the West Bank, and calling on governments to pass legislation that would result in the total boycott of those living in Israeli settlements. It …

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The Muslim world’s unsporting behaviour towards Israel.

Not for the first time, a Muslim nation is discriminating against Israel. As we know only too well, the Muslim world has a bad record when it comes to discriminating against Israeli sportsmen.  One of the more blatant examples involved Israeli judokas who had to compete under a neutral flag, …

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What is the origin of Louis Farrakhan’s hate ?

Nation of Islam founder, Louis Farrakhan recently stated  Jews “have infected the whole world with poison and deceit”  and that Judaism is a “system of tricks and lies.” He claims that it is the “Satanic Jews who have infected the whole world with poison and deceit.” He has praised Hitler …

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The smear tactics of the Jeremy Corbyn cult. A case study.

We all know that the Jeremy Corbyn cult uses smear tactics. It can be well highlighted by this case study. It is a worthwhile exercise to show just how empty and crudely constructed these smears can be. My website was attacked on the evening of the 22nd December. It was …

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Jeremy Corbyn supporters attack website that exposes antisemitism.

Last night, my website fell victim to targeted cyber-crime. It was offline for several hours due to a DDos attack, which is a malicious attempt to disrupt normal traffic by overwhelming a website with a flood of requests. There was a warning. I was given twenty-four hours to comply with …

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Wading River Jordan to the Mediterranean.

Can you imagine Marc Lamont Hill accepting the apology of a commentator, at least a non-black one, using the ‘N’ word† and claiming he didn’t understand its connotations?  That he really thought it was only a variation of ‘negro’, the Spanish word for the colour black? I think not.

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Antisemitism of far right and its deadly threat.

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Over the last year or so, far-right groups in Australia, mimicking those in the US, UK and Europe became increasingly open and virulent in expressing hatred of Jews as a group, and increasingly brazen in calling for their murder and genocide. The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) Report on …

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Air BDS.

airbnb = air BDS To quote Kulanu Knesset member and Deputy Minister Michael Oren. “Airbnb’s policy is the very definition of antisemitism. No one should use its services.” The call came in response to an airbnb blacklist, which has removed all Jewish apartments in Judaea and Samaria from its listings — …

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Naomi Friedman: Understanding New Symbols of Antisemitism.

Confronting antisemitism today is more difficult than in the past because antisemites are becoming increasingly devious and antisemitic events are less “in-your-face” than the mass protests and violence characterizing earlier years. I want to use the antisemitic mural that was put up in the Student Center at York University in …

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Synagogue slayings not a shot in the culture wars.

The partisan advantage-taking began before the bodies had even been identified.   To opponents of the US President, the massacre of 11 Jews during a baby naming ceremony at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, was the logical endpoint of President Trump’s refusal to expressly reject an endorsement from former Grand Wizard …

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“White Genocide” and the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

On the fringes of society, beyond the gaze of mainstream politics, there is a network of people propagating and planning an insidious, totalitarian goal: ethnic cleansing and genocide, under the rubric of their catch-cry, “Race War Now.” This is not only occurring in Australia, but is part of an international …

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Hypocritical tweets and violence, why a Jewish protestor ends up in hospital .

Yesterday evening a 70-year-old Jewish woman was attacked outside an event that set out to deny there is an antisemitism problem in the Labour Party. Eye witnesses claim she was’ kicked in the face’. Live footage shows another woman being attacked and we also see the injured woman, on the …

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Antisemitism or anti-Semitism?

Antisemitism or anti-Semitism?  Which is it? Two plus years ago, I wrote an article called ‘Antisemitism v anti-Semitism’ in which I said that the incorrect spelling of antisemitism was getting to me more and more and I suspected it’s an Americanisation of the word. I might add it still is getting …

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Lurking dangers of the racist right.

On the fringes of society, beyond the gaze of mainstream politics, there is a network of people propagating and planning an insidious and totalitarian goal – ethnic cleansing and genocide, under the rubric of their catch-cry ‘Race War Now’.  This is not only occurring in Australia, but is part of …

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Antisemitism — the racism of right and left.

Antisemitism is a form of racism that is directed against Jews.  However, antisemitism has its own anomalous and contradictory aspect.  While racists commonly conceptualise the groups against whom they are prejudiced to be inferior forms of humanity, Jews are depicted as both ‘inferior’ and ‘superior’. On the one hand, racists …

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Corbyn: Walking like a Duck? Pt II.

Speaking for the Defence (MAYBE?) Criticism of Israel is not (necessarily) antisemitism. Just remember: Lies are not criticism. Relabelling Nazi or medieval antisemitism as criticism of Israel is still antisemitism. Sharing a platform with those who don’t bother to hide their antisemitism is antisemitism by proxy Jeremy Corbyn made his …

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Who are the perpetrators of antisemitic incidents?

Seventy years after the Holocaust, Jews around the world are again facing increasing levels of racist attacks. Many Jewish communities outside Australia are effectively living under siege. Synagogues and Jewish schools need to operate under armed guard, either by private agencies or heavily armed police.  In many places Jews are …

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Baroness Tonge implies discussing persecution of Jews is antisemitic.

In a Facebook post yesterday, Baroness Jenny Tonge stated “…We would all like a safe haven to run to when the going gets tough, but we stay on and ask why it is getting tough. Why have the Jewish people been persecuted over and over again throughout history. Why? I …

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