Tag Archives: Facebook

Social Media Notes # 2: The Alienation of Diaspora Jewry.

In a Facebook post, our friend Susan George references a Ha’aretz article by Yehuda Bauer, professor emeritus at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at Hebrew University, entitled, The Danger of Alienating Diaspora Jews. As a non-Jewish supporter of both Israel and the Jewish people, George is curious about pro-Israel …

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Social media Notes # 1

Rogue feminist Camille Paglia – during her recent book tour promoting Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism – suggested that comments under blog posts represent a certain kind of art-form. Given Paglia’s semi-iconic status within the intellectual community that should give some of you the warm-fuzzies. I do not know if it …

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Facebook Fascism.

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Fairfax false news prompts antisemitic comments.

 Social media, for all its benefits, has allowed all kinds of lies and conspiracy theories to be circulated unchecked.  It is therefore not surprising that antisemitism, which attracts lies and conspiracy theories like moths to a flame, has flourished in this forum.  A false news story published in New Zealand …

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The Use Of ‘Lawfare’ In Fighting Terrorism.

Lawfare Many New Zealanders would probably have thought about the threat terrorism poses to us, and how that threat can be managed.  The state of Israel has been at the forefront of the battle against terrorism for decades. That battle takes different forms: through diplomacy, intelligence, security forces, cyber security …

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Unsocial Media

A little while ago, I embarked upon some research on social media, and in particular the issue of how Israel is represented there. It would probably come as no surprise to any of you that there exists a substantial body of anti-Israel content in this sphere. Much of it particularly …

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Facebook. A pipeline for funding Hamas terrorism?

Arabs in Gaza are swarming social media platforms and sending private messages to pro-Palestinian activists looking for donations. Is it just one massive scam?  Or are Hamas utilising social media platforms, not just to spread propaganda, but as a pipeline to raise funds for their terrorist activities? Hamas are one …

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What’s with the Holocaust Denial?

A few days ago  I received in my mail subscriptions, once again,  links to items from Muslim and Arabs countries with Holocaust Denial. I fail to understand why they have a need to deny, and/or claim, it to be exaggerated, to be quite honest with you.  Denial.?  Surely there is …

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True son of Israel: Muhammad Zoabi.

Muhammad Zoabi.  Proud Israeli, Arab, Zionist, Muslim. I first came across Muhammad back in September 2013 in an article at “ A Jewish Israel” entitled “Against the Grain: Muhammad Zoabi Talks About His Love for Israel and the Jewish People” Please read this very enlightening interview. Muhammad was born to …

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Still Intact: The CUFP that runneth over with poison

The arch-antisemitic Facebook group Christians United for Peace (CUFP), proving how geographically and historically challenged they are: CUFP proving how fiercely, obscenely, viscerally anti-Jewishly racist they are: I’ve provided plenty of other examples in the past (see here, for instance) of the CUFP that runneth over with antisemitic poison. Now, …

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Zuckerberg is in Trouble with the Jews!

I have nothing against Mark Zuckerberg. The guy invented Facebook and got himself about as ridiculously wealthy as one can possibly be.  Good for him.  The problem, of course, is that since Facebook is the premier social networking site in the universe, it is also the premier anti-Semitic website in …

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Knocking out antisemitism on Facebook

Elimihate is not your average grassroots movement. In addition to reporting online antisemitic hate speech, we seek to question who should be held accountable for the vilifying content in an era of digital convergence. Elimihate  started as a university assignment for Sydney University but the cause swiftly turned into something …

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