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Huge rise in campus anti-semitism and anti-Israel activity

I have documented academic anti-Israel and antisemitic activity on occasion, but my focus was more on the anti-Israel activity against Jewish and Israeli academics and institutions, including boycotts. I have not really focussed on campus antisemitism against Jewish and pro-Israel … Continue reading

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The antisemitism of the intelligentsia, disguised as anti-Zionism

A couple of recent articles caught my eye as I noticed a similar strain run through both pieces: the subject of antisemitism disguised as anti-Zionism. Haaretz, of all papers, has an article by Uzi Silber about The Jew Flu (h/t … Continue reading

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Couldn’t happen to nicer people edition

Two recent incidents gave me a serious attack of schadenfreude, which I thought to share with you in order to lighten the beginning of the New Year. An “activist” (read: terrorist) who took part on the Mavi Marmara flotilla fiasco … Continue reading

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Israel’s home-grown anti-Israel media bias

I have focused many times on the endemic anti-Israel bias of the international media.  Unfortunately and shockingly, according to the Israeli press watchdog Mida, much of the background of this bias is home-grown, emanating from Israeli journalists themselves. Seth Frantzman’s … Continue reading

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The UN – the source of the legal pogrom against Israel

As we look about the Middle East in horror at the barbarity committed by Islamists of all stripes, we can but gape in astonishment at the focus of the UN on Israel’s alleged war crimes – which, even if they … Continue reading

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A reporter’s inside story about the disproportionate focus on Israel

If you read nothing else about the war, aka Operation Protective Edge, read this article. Matti Friedman, a former AP correspondent, explains how he and his colleagues got Israel so wrong in this seminal article “An Insider’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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