Category Archives: Media and journalism

BBC Panorama documentary – is Labour antisemitic?

Anyone who has been following the Labour antisemitism scandal – which will include readers of this blog – will be able to provide the spoiler to my headline. The answer is simply a resounding “Yes”. What resonated with me was … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the word “Zionism” from the antisemites

Continuing with the theme of the previous post, where the importance of correct terminology and spelling of the term “antisemitism” was stressed, a similar need to reclaim the term “Zionism” from the dirty paws of the Jew-haters has arisen after … Continue reading

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The importance of the spelling and correct definition of “antisemitism”

This post was written (with a slightly different headline) by Shirlee Finn and published originally both at Honest Reporting and at Jews Down Under (of which Shirlee is the editor). The subject may sound too minor or irrelevant to be … Continue reading

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The state of Britain today – good for the Jews?

For months now Britain has been roiling in its Brexit woes. Theresa May resigned (or was she pushed?) and the race is now on to choose a new Prime Minister. The internal voting amongst Tory MPs is now over and … Continue reading

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A Passover synagogue shooting and a despicable NYT cartoon: the face of American antisemitism today

We emerged from Pesach only to hear the most dreadful news from Poway, near San Diego in California. A hate-filled antisemite, all of 19 years old, burst into the Chabad synagogue and opened fire, killing Lori Gilbert-Kaye and injuring Rabbi … Continue reading

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More on anti-Israel media bias re Gaza, plus a mea culpa

This is the gift that keeps on giving, the subject that never dies away. As I have written previously, and especially in this latest round of clashes in Gaza, the automatic bias in international forums against Israel is almost Pavlovian. … Continue reading

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