Tag Archives: antisemitism

MYTH: Anti-Zionism is not antisemitism.

FACT To mask their antisemitism, many people claim they only hate “Zionists,” “Israelis,” “colonists,” or “settlers,” not Jews, but these are only euphemisms. Opposition to the Jewish state has become a socially acceptable way to express anti-Jewish attitudes.  As British author Howard Jacobson observed, “Israel has become the pretext [for …

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Nine UC Berkeley Law Students Sign an Illegal Bylaw

Antisemitism is racism, which is illegal in the United States.  Anti-Zionism, that is, “targeting of the state of Israel, conceived as a Jewish collectivity,” according to the US government, is a manifestation of antisemitism and therefore illegal.   Yet, this did not stop nine student groups at the UC Berkeley law …

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The Enemy Within: Antisemitism on Israeli Campus

Once common only at U.S. and European universities, Israeli higher education institutions have now become the site of heightened political confrontation. Images of heated demonstrations — some of them turned violent — in which Palestinian flags are raised in front of Israeli flags, are commonplace on Israeli campuses.  Statements of …

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Antisemitic incidents in Australia up 35% in 2021

Each year, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the peak national body representing Australia’s Jewish community, produces a Report on antisemitism in Australia. A major section of the report is dedicated to antisemitic incidents. These include physical assault, verbal abuse, vandalism, graffiti, and vilification or threats via email, postal …

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There Is Hatred in Their Hearts

Thursday, January 27, was the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  On January 20, 2022, precisely a week prior to the event, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that condemns denial and distortion of the Holocaust.  Interestingly, the timing of the resolution,  is also the 80th anniversary of the Wannsee …

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From Israel: “Hanging by a Thread!!”

That is, the possibility of negotiations between former Prime Minister Netanyahu and Attorney General Mandelblit regarding a plea bargain for Netanyahu reaching completion.  If it was not yet a sure thing, it was looking pretty good when last I wrote.  Now, the situation is reversed: it’s not definitely finished, but …

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From Israel: “The Bottom of the Sinkhole!!”

A sinkhole is often defined as a depression in the ground caused by water. But it has another definition: a place into which foul matter runs. ~~~ In my posting “Devious and Detestable” I wrote about the six Palestinian Authority NGOs that serve as  fronts for the Popular Front for …

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Nazis, Covid protests and antisemitism.

Racism in the 21st century has focussed on opposing non-white immigration into white-majority countries, and calls to expel those not of European ethnicity.  This is framed within the ideology known as “white-genocide” – the belief that the European races are deliberately being turned into a minority in their own countries. …

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