Tag Archives: anti-Israel

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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Shopping for un-Kosher trouble in anti-Semitic Britain

Two stories making the rounds on social media clearly illustrate the rising levels of antisemitism in Britain today, fuelled by unreasonably hysterical and vitriolic anti-Israel hatred, and disguised – of course – as “only” anti-Israel protests. In Birmingham a Tesco … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 6: Ashkelon under fire, massive rocket fire continues over all Israel

Operation Protective Edge has moved into its 6th day with continuing rocket fire over almost the whole country, reaching as far north as Haifa, and as far as Ariel to the east.  Earlier today a teenage boy was seriously hurt … Continue reading

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Anti-semitism and Anti-Israelism: First the bad news, then the (almost) good

The news in recent days has been full of items about antisemitic acts, attitudes and outbursts committed around the world. It is getting to be exceedingly depressing to read a newspaper or simply glance at the headlines online. However, read … Continue reading

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Presbyterians divest, Dutch regret their divestment

The horribly biased Presbyterian Church of the USA (PCUSA) has voted to divest from companies that do business with Israel, declaring that “we cannot profit from the destruction of homes and lives”. Leaders of the Presbyterian Church USA explained their … Continue reading

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UNESCO can’t admit that Jews have a connection to Israel

This post has been sitting half-written in draft form for days, but the kidnapping of the three boys has taken all my attention. Still, the world continues to turn, and with it the usual anti-Israel activity of UNESCO. You may … Continue reading

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