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Media Gets it Backwards on Israel

Dailymail headline during Operation Enduring Silence in Gaza

Headlines like the above screenshot from the Dailymail are upsetting to Israel and the people who care about Israel: “Israel’s army ‘is ready to launch a ground invasion’ into Gaza after militants fired more than 450 rockets into its territory in the past 24 hours” They’re upsetting because they get things exactly backwards, so that …

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Grey Lady Goes Full On Antisemitic

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It was shocking, but it shouldn’t have been. The New York Times published an antisemitic political cartoon, reminiscent of the sort of thing that would have appeared in Der Stürmer during the heyday of the Nazi regime. And since it was published in the NY Times International edition, Israeli readers were confronted with the cartoon, …

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Sen. Lindsay Graham wants Nato-Like Defense Pact Between Israel and United States

Senator Lindsay Graham

During last weekend’s annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas, South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham said he’d like to see a defense pact between Israel and the United States that is similar to that of Nato. The senator said that this would send a message to the world that “an attack against …

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Germany Deports Terrorist Lauded by Sarsour and Tlaib

Linda Sarsour hugs Rasmea Odeh

Germany has deported terrorist Rasmea Odeh, who was slated to headline a BDS event in Berlin, thanks to intervention by US Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, by way of a starkly worded letter, outlining the terrorist’s history and purpose. Odeh killed two students and wounded scores of others in a 1969 supermarket bombing in Jerusalem. …

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Why Don’t We Hear About Ori Ansbacher?

Ori Ansbacher

We hear a great deal about Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar. But it’s been a few weeks now and there’s been nothing in the mainstream media about the rape and murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher, in the Ein Yael forest in Jerusalem. This gets hushed up in favor of talk about oppression, occupation, …

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Breakaway (Antisemitism-Free) Labour Party

British talk show host Rachel Riley

British talk show host, Rachel Riley, happens to be Jewish in spite of her Irish surname. And she’s been fighting back against antisemitism coming at her from liberal Labourites. Now Riley has announced, in tandem with children’s book author JK Rowling, that the two are forming a breakaway Labour party. If you’re thinking: here goes …

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State Department Accused of Misleading Congress Regarding UNRWA Textbooks

2017 State Department memo on UNRWA

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a new report, blaming the U.S. State Department for misleading Congress regarding steps the Palestinian Authority had supposedly taken to reduce incitement in PA-sanctioned children’s schoolbooks. The report, sent to Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and …

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Terrorists in Suits

Gilad Erdan (photo: Ministry of Strategic Affairs)

Israel’s Ministry for Strategic Affairs, headed up by MK Gilad Erdan, has launched a PR blitz with the hashtag #terroristsinsuits to tell the world that a study of 13 international BDS NGOs found some 30 terror activists hold leadership positions in these organizations. Of the 30, fully twenty of these terror activists served time in …